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 By Ken Knutson    News

Tollway launches virtual open house

The Illinois Tollway has created an interactive online tool to let people know about the scope and progress of the Central Tri-State Tollway project. The Project Virtual Open House... — Updated 9/9/2020


COVID-19 cases on the rise this week in town

The number of Hinsdale residents who have been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 hit 343 on Sept. 8, compared to 318 a week ago. The DuPage County Health Department reported 314 confirmed cases in Hinsdale and the Cook... — Updated 9/9/2020


Application available online to request mail-in voting ballot

Voting by mail is an option for voters to cast their ballot prior to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Voters can request a vote by mail ballot through the mail or in person at the DuPage County Election Commission, 421 N. County... — Updated 9/9/2020


Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 On the agenda: 2020-21 budget approval, 2020-21 revised assessment calendar, sixth-day enrollment report, ad hoc health committee... — Updated 9/9/2020


Good news

DOCtors join MEDICAL GROUP DuPage Medical Group has welcomed 14 new physicians in a variety of specialties, including two who see patients in Hinsdale. • Dr. Ashish Arora is board-certified in gastroenterology. He earned his medi... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Overdose spike prompts doc to speak out

Their deaths often are not recorded in the daily statistics tracking COVID-19 fatalities and often don't make the evening news. But the grief is just as profound for families of the... — Updated 9/9/2020


Once upon a time

What's old is new again - In 1895 Henry Buchholz built the building at 13-15 W. First St., which became home to several grocery stores, retail shops and even a couple of fast food... — Updated 9/9/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Sanders family takes trip of a lifetime

The Sanders family has done a fair amount of traveling, with annual visits to Jean's dad in Puerto Rico and Scott's family in Florida and a number of road trips. But they had never... — Updated 9/2/2020


This week's cover

Doing the Burlington shuffle - Neil and Maeve Horan move to the music of Ben Tator and the Tator Tots. The group appeared at the Hinsdale Public Library and village of Hinsdale's... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

New dealership eyed for Ogden Avenue

A used electric vehicle dealership could soon be pulling into Hinsdale. At Tuesday’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting, trustees heard about a plan to open Current Automotive at 300 E. Ogden Ave., the former home of Bill Jacobs... — Updated 9/2/2020


Real estate sales

Deeds for the following properties in Hinsdale and Golfview Hills were recorded in DuPage County from July 20 to Aug. 21. 1. 305 S. Garfield Ave., Jennifer Sherman and Douglas Cherry to South Garfield Green LLC, July 20, $655,000... — Updated 9/2/2020


Tator Tots swing into action

Ben Tator and the Tator Tots performed at the Hinsdale's Lunch on the Lawn last month. Burlington Park was filled with families having lunch and enjoying the show. Kaelin Joyce,... — Updated 9/2/2020


Good news

COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE DEAN’S LISTS The following students from Hinsdale earned a spot on their school’s dean’s list for the 2020 spring semester. Elise Glaser, Colorado College Danielle Beard, Millikin University Julia... — Updated 9/2/2020


Hinsdale man gets 16-year sentence for fraud

A Hinsdale resident has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for misappropriating more than $77 million from individuals and financial institutions. Sultan Issa, 47, who pled guilty in January to wire fraud affecting a... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

D86 studies potential of hybrid instruction

Hinsdale High School District 86 officials are reviewing information released last week by the DuPage County Health Department to determine possible next steps in an effort to eventually implement the district’s hybrid model for... — Updated 9/2/2020


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees: • approved the purchase of eight Tasers, with holsters and qualification/duty cartridges, for $24,384. The weapons will replace the Hinsdale Police Department’s exi... — Updated 9/2/2020


COVID-19 cases exceed 300 in town this week

The number of Hinsdale residents who have been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 hit 318 Sept. 1, compared to 297 a week ago. The DuPage County Health Department reported 291 confirmed cases in Hinsdale and the Cook... — Updated 9/2/2020


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Commission 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 On the draft agenda: review of KLM... — Updated 9/2/2020


Once upon a time

From hardware to whiskey - In 1929 Ray Soukup built the building at 35 E. First St. to house his hardware store. For 63 years the family, including former Hinsdaleans Hank and Anne... — Updated 9/2/2020


Stage Door helps kids master Tik Tok

Stage Door Fine Arts presented a class in mastering Tik Tok dances last month at The Community House. Hinsdale resident and Northwestern senior Tricia Fishbein led the class.... — Updated 9/2/2020


This week's cover

School's in! - St. Isaac Jogues opened its doors Monday to students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Wednesday morning it was the preschoolers' turn to join in. Lewis Barrett,... — Updated 8/26/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Golfer makes special shot in the desert

Jack DiTrani clutched his 52-degree gap wedge on the tee of the 97-yard hole, took aim and launched his TaylorMade ball. The trajectory was a little thinner than planned, but the... — Updated 8/26/2020


Once upon a time

The squirrel whisperer - This home, formerly at 219 E. Third St., was built by Deming Preston in 1887. When he noted the village did not have squirrels, he and other residents... — Updated 8/26/2020


Art in the park

Artist Sean Corner works on creating some sculptures while visitors make their way along the artists' booths during the 47th annual Hinsdale Fine Arts Show Aug. 16 in Burlington... — Updated 8/26/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

D181 schools finalize plans to re-open

verything they can to make sure when students arrive for the first day of school Sept. 8 that they and staff members are safe. That was the message Superintendent Hector Garcia and other administrators gave Community Consolidated E... — Updated 8/26/2020


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