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Bike tyke - Emma Gorden and her dad, Reed, took to the quiet streets in the village Sunday to get some fresh air and exercise. January's mild temperatures seem to be holding on... — Updated 1/14/2021

 
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Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated District 181 Among other business Monday, board members: • listened to an update on possible locations for a district administrative center. The finance and facilities committee was set to further discuss t... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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COVID-19 cases in Hinsdale still rising

Sixty-one Hinsdale residents have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week. The DuPage County Health Department reported 51 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported 10 new cases. That brings the total... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Police Pension Fund Board 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20 https://www.villageofhinsdale.org Hinsdale Public Library Board 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 https://www.hinsdalelibrary.info On the draft agenda: emergency operational... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
 By Ken Knutson    News 

Nonprofits learn to adapt during 2020

As the new year begins, The Hinsdalean traditionally reaches out to the leaders of the village’s seven nonprofit agencies, inviting them to offer a recap of the previous year and to share one wish for the new year. This is the... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Results of holiday enforcement

Hinsdale police have announced the arrests of two offenders for impaired driving during the winter holiday enforcement campaign. Additional citations were for one seat belt, 17 speed and nine other Illinois Vehicle Code... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News 

March 1 'best-case scenario' for schools

Although Superintendent Hector Garcia was hesitant to commit to a date for fully re-opening schools, some board members in Community Consolidated District 181 are eying March 1 as a... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Construction continues on Burlington bridge over Tri-State Tollway

A train heading toward Chicago jogs onto the "shoofly" tracks built on top of a temporary bridge over the Tri-State tollway Tuesday morning. When complete, the new $96 million... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News 

Candidates off ballot; race uncontested

Jason Bier and Virginia Malinas will not appear on the April 6 ballot as candidates for the Community Consolidated District 181 Board. After holding a Zoom hearing Friday, the DuPage County Board of Elections upheld objections to... — Updated 1/13/2021

 
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Once upon at time

All aboard - According to Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," the mature trees along the county line attracted home buyers to Hinsdale's eastern edge. To... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

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A tangled web - of slime! - Ben Schroeder of Hinsdale gets tied up in his slime during The Community House's winter break camp Dec. 28. The Community House offered three days of... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Special delivery

John Broz and his daughter, Lee, enjoyed the special "Jingle Books" holiday-themed delivery offered Dec. 16 by the Hinsdale Public Library. People met the horse and buggy at three... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

New year uncorks more requests for liquor licenses

Several new or modified liquor license requests have been submitted by local businesses recently, and trustees discussed the applications at their Tuesday night meeting. Revealing that Baldinelli, 114 S. Washington St., is poised... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Once upon a time

Early merchant - Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," mentions John Mohr, who was an early merchant in the area. "Storekeeper John Mohr purchased the Fox Brothers... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees: • approved the use of Motor Fuel Tax Funds to pay for infrastructure improvements. The actions include using $995,000 to pay for the reconstruction of Eighth Street... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Past week brings 70 new COVID-19 cases

Seventy Hinsdale residents have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week. The DuPage County Health Department reported 63 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported seven new cases. That brings the total... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11 District office, 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills https://www.d181.org On the draft agenda: district office space update; first semester community service;... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

COVID-19 stymies legislative harvest

A new year typically ushers in hundreds of additions and/or revisions to Illinois’ legal landscape. But not 2021. Due to a Illinois General Assembly legislative spring 2020 session stunted by COVID-19 and a fall veto session... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

Tree pruning on parkway trees to begin this month

The village’s tree pruning program is scheduled to begin this month. Trees in the area bounded by Garfield Avenue and Stough Street to the east and west and Ogden Avenue and the railroad tracks to the north and north will be prun... — Updated 1/6/2021

 

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SCHOLASTIC BOWL TEAMS TAKE FIRST The Hinsdale Central JV Scholastic Bowl A and B teams had a great showing at the Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association Novice tournament. Both teams took first place in their... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Nonprofits adapted to meet 2020 demands

As the new year begins, The Hinsdalean traditionally reaches out to the leaders of the village’s seven nonprofit agencies, inviting them to offer a recap of the previous year and to share one wish for the new year. This is the... — Updated 1/6/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

School, library board races contested

Hinsdale residents will see three contested races when they head to the polls to elect village, school and library board members on Tuesday, April 6. A total of 22 candidates are running for 11 open seats on two school boards and... — Updated 12/30/2020

 

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Hinsdale's happiest baby - Lily Quek, winner of The Hinsdalean's happiest baby contest, has a lot to smile about, from her two great parents, her big brother and her dog to the... — Updated 12/29/2020

 

Once upon a time

Auto row - According to Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," several car dealers were located north of the tracks along Chicago Avenue between Lincoln and... — Updated 12/29/2020

 

Still no details on crash

This collision occurred at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Hinsdale Avenue in the late afternoon of Dec. 19. Police had not yet finished the report when The Hinsdalean went... — Updated 12/29/2020

 

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