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The magic of the season - Emma Doolin (left) shares her own story with Jessica Mattes and her daughters, Lexie and Kate, before Saturday's Nutcracker story time at the Hinsdale Public Library....

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    November 21, 2019 

D181, teachers sign new four-year deal

Teachers in Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 have a new four-year contract that raises salaries an average of 2.55 percent over the four years. The District 181 Board approved the contract unanimously Monday night, with the Hinsdale-Cla...

 

Celebrating differences at Elm School

Fourth-graders at Elm School rotated through seven stations Nov. 14 where they experienced what it's like for another person to live with learning challenges, autism or visual/hearing/motor...

 

Once upon a time

Picture perfect - Henrietta Slade (on the porch), John Slade and Courtney Freeman posed for this picture around 1900 in front of their home. Do you have a Hinsdale photo that is at least 25 years...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    November 21, 2019 

Pool revenue rises while expenses sink

Hinsdale Community Pool visitors next season may be greeted with an earlier open swim time but reduced back-to-school hours. Those were a couple of the potential changes discussed during the Nov. 12...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    November 21, 2019 

Residents, dealership at odds over fence

The new Bill Jacobs Jaguar and Land Rover dealership on Ogden Avenue is ready to open for business next month, but residential neighbors oppose the village issuing a certificate of occupancy until a permanent concrete barrier fence is in place. At...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 Hinsdale Central High School, 55th and Grant streets On the draft agenda: estimated 2019 property tax levy, referendum project update, strategic plan goal 5 update, approve changes to...

 

Next week

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 Among other business Monday, board members: • had a preliminary discussion about the estimated 2019 property tax levy of $64.4 million, an increase of almost 3 percent over the 2018 levy. Although the...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    November 21, 2019 

Advice to caregivers: care for yourself

Caregiving requires individuals to employ a number of skills in a variety of roles - and to do so with a great degree of flexibility. "In many ways caregiving requires that you become ready for...

 

Good news

FELICE ANNIVERSARIO TO MUCCI di firenze Owners Maher Rahman and Diana Mucci Rahman are celebrating Mucci di Firenze’s one year anniversary this month. After 25 years in Italy, the family opened their first U.S. boutique in Hinsdale last holiday...

 

Police investigating attempted armed robbery

Hinsdale police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Shiny Nails, 5823 S. Madison St. The preliminary investigation indicates that a Hispanic male entered the business, brandished a hand gun...

 

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Standing ovation - Students from Monroe School stood and applauded those who served this country during the school's Veterans Day program Monday morning. Members of Hinsdale's American Legion Post...

 

Trinity lawsuit alleges discrimination

Trinity Sober Living LLC has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the village of Hinsdale is discriminating against residents of The Sober House at 111 N. Grant St. “Under the Fair Housing Act of 1968, as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of...

 

Birthday bash is beyond books at Hinsdale Public Library

Kaelyn Marin gets a chance to check out her face painting by Joey the clown at the Hinsdale Public Library's birthday party last month. Ashley Marin models her new butterfly face. And Micheal Paler...

 

Once upon a time

Hoop there it was - The Hoops for Life team (and few friends) took a time out to pose for this photo back in 1989. The 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which raised money for the American Cancer...

 

Residents fight to stop 5G in Hinsdale

Hinsdale's Paige Glendinning is the first to admit she loves technology. But she and other residents who are part of Stop 5G Hinsdale & Neighbors are working to stop Verizon and other carriers from...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    November 14, 2019

5G arriving with faster speed, increased concerns

Americans like their high-speed wireless, and the faster the better. To meet that demand, telecommunications companies are readying to roll out 5G technology. As its name suggests, 5G is the fifth generation of mobile networks, created to increase...

 

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: HCHTA contract approval, 2019 estimated property tax levy, LEAP presentation, school improvement plans,...

 

Forest district seeks master plan feedback

DuPage County residents are invited to give feedback on a proposed master plan identifying the DuPage County Forest Preserve District’s priority projects and initiatives for the next five years. Residents are asked to email their comments through...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    November 14, 2019

CHMS students prepped for adulthood

The boys and girls pored over their monthly income and expenses. Nice digs were desirable, but the rent/mortgage payments had to fit within a first-year employee's salary. Real estate broker Mike...

 

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Walking in a Halloween wonderland - While last week's snowfall wasn't a record for the area, it will be a Halloween that trick-or-treaters across the village will remember for a long time. In spite...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    November 7, 2019

FOP contract OK'd, teachers reach deal

The Hinsdale Village Board unanimously approved a new contract with the Fraternal Order of Police Tuesday, the same day Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 and the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Teachers Association announced they had reached a...

 

The hills are alive with the sounds of chocolate

The curtain goes up on the musical "Willy Wonka, Jr." at 7 tonight at Clarendon Hills Middle School. Additional performances are set for 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9....

 

Once upon a time

Hi-yo, Silver! Away! - Bill Schuster, who lived on the southwest corner of Madison Street and Hinsdale Avenue, is mounted on his trusty steed in this photo. Do you have a Hinsdale photo that is at...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    November 7, 2019

Caregiving a challenge and a privilege

"Consider the way she has taught me to tenderly pull up his socks and cover him with a quilt, put drops in his eyes, rub powder on a rash, splash his neck with Old Spice, then bend down to kiss his...

 

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