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 By Pamela Lannom    News

Water rate restructure means small increase

After about six years with no rate hikes, most Hinsdale residents soon will see a slight increase in their water bills. The estimated 1 percent increase for an average user will result from a restructuring of the water bill that is... — Updated 7/14/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Trustees: Ryan proposal still too dense

Before the Hinsdale Village Board will refer Ryan Companies’ plan for a senior living facility on Ogden Avenue to the village’s plan commission, density and traffic concerns will have to be addressed. That’s the message... — Updated 7/14/2021


Counties report no new COVID-19 cases

No new Hinsdale residents appear to have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week. The DuPage County Health Department reported three fewer cases than it did last week, and the Cook County Health Department reported no new... — Updated 7/14/2021


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, July 22 Hinsdale South High School 7401 Clarendon Hills Road, Darien Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Commission 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 20 Memorial... — Updated 7/14/2021


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other action at their July 13 meeting, trustees: • agreed to issue almost $3.1 million in general obligation bonds to refinance a $5 million 2012 bond issue at a lower rate, saving residents an... — Updated 7/14/2021


Good news

HMS HONOR ROLL Hinsdale Middle School has announced the names of students who earned a place on the HMS and principal’s honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2020-21 school year. Sixth grade HMS Honor Roll John Annoreno,... — Updated 7/14/2021


Village, Tollway still responding to June flood in northeast Hinsdale

Representatives of the Tollway Authority were on hand at Tuesday night’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting to talk to residents who had concerns about flooding that occurred in the northeast part of town June 26. Village President T... — Updated 7/14/2021


This week's cover

Colorful campers - Children attending the Union Church vacation Bible school were filmed earlier this month for a presentation that was made during regular church services. This... — Updated 7/14/2021


Commissioners, chairs will continue to serve

Five individuals were re-appointed to three commissions at Tuesday night’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting. Adam Waldo was re-appointed as chairman of the finance commission. Alexis Braden and Frank Gonzalez were re-appointed to... — Updated 7/14/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Fund in man's memory benefits ill pets

Sultan the German shepherd was hit by a car last November, leaving him with a broken front left leg. It was left untreated for months and, by the time he was taken in by Aurora... — Updated 7/14/2021


Time on the course good for body, soul

Golf is to Ron Christoph as the mail is to the U.S. Postal Service. No matter the weather or the time of year, Christoph likely can be found on a golf course. A member at Cog Hill... — Updated 7/14/2021


Once upon a time

Early worship - Sandy Williams writes in "Images of America - Hinsdale" about the first Zion Lutheran Church, which stood on the northeast corner of Vine and Second streets and was... — Updated 7/14/2021


Phase 2 construction on track at Central

If summer is a time for leisure and soaking in the sun, no one told the folks working on the renovations at Hinsdale Central High School. The improvements now underway are part of... — Updated 7/7/2021


COVID-19 count up by just one this past week

One new Hinsdale resident has tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week. The DuPage County Health Department reported one new case, and the Cook County Health Department reported no new cases. That brings the total number of... — Updated 7/7/2021


Hinsdalean seeks new writers for columns

Residents who are interested in joining The Hinsdalean’s pool of contributing columnists are invited to apply. Writers should email a sample column of 450 words along with ideas for three additional columns to editor Pam Lannom... — Updated 7/7/2021


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Village Board 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 13 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: water rate increase, construction observation contract for Chicago Avenue resurfacing,... — Updated 7/7/2021


Sailing offers escape from everyday life

No matter how much time John and Karen Ochoa find to spend on their sailboat, it never seems like enough, John Ochoa said. He purchased his first boat with his brother-in-law in... — Updated 7/7/2021


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Hinsdale loves a parade -The Hinsdale Central Red Devil cheerleaders encourage the crowd with a cheer as they march west along First Street during the village's Independence Day... — Updated 7/7/2021


Good news

HEIDECKE CLINIC hits RECORD total The 23rd Annual Julie Heidecke Clinic, held virtually this year, raised a record high of more than $4,450 for the foundation that supports students from Hinsdale Central and Illinois State... — Updated 7/7/2021


And the beat goes on as Uniquely Thursday returns to Burlington Park

After a year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Uniquely Thursdays summer concert series sponsored by the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce returned to Burlington Park last week. Residents and... — Updated 7/7/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Sirens, phone alerts warn of severe weather

Hinsdale residents heard sirens the night of June 20 when a fast-moving tornado tore through parts of nearby Woodridge. The intergovernmental agency responsible for sounding the sirens is the DuPage Public Safety Communications,... — Updated 7/7/2021


Once upon a time

Early worship - From Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," comes this picture of the Swedish Evangelical Church. "Organized about 1889, the Swedish Evangelical... — Updated 7/7/2021


This week's cover

Ravine River - Cody and Brayden Jurgenson took to Ravine Road with their kayak Saturday afternoon. Many of the streets throughout northeast Hinsdale were flooded after a Saturday... — Updated 6/30/2021


Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Historic Preservation Commission 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 7 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: sign permit reviews for Bake Homemade Pizza (34 E. Hinsdale Ave.), Union Church of Hinsdale (137 S.... — Updated 6/30/2021


Once upon a time

Early worship - German Lutherans split from their Fullersburg congregation, wanting a church closer to their Hinsdale neighborhood. "In 1900, skilled congregants volunteered their... — Updated 6/30/2021


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