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Slow down D86 science curriculum change

Concerned taxpayers are circulating a petition to “Slow Down” the plan for substantial cuts and other changes to our highly successful science curricula at Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central. Otherwise, these changes will be imposed in fall...

 

Mazzochi vote against lower insulin prices

Both legislative houses of Illinois voted overwhelmingly this past week to cap what diabetics pays for insulin to $100 a month. Majorities of both Democrats and Republicans voted yes, yet Rep. Deanne Mazzochi (IL-47) refused to support the bill. She...

 

Tell legislators, Verizon that 5G isn't wanted here

My first glimpse of Hinsdale was of kids skating in Burns Field. It was an idyllic picture straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting. It was this serenity that made us move to Hinsdale. Now I feel this serenity is being threatened by the influx of...

 

Demand answers, new laws regarding 5G rollout

What’s your image of Hinsdale? I see a special place of tree-lined streets, manicured lawns, neighbors talking and children playing in the park. Unfortunately, we’ll soon need to add a 5G small cell tower to the background of these images. Drive...

 

Village, merchant partners made wine walk a success

The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the village of Hinsdale for their partnership in the first annual Hinsdale Wine Walk on Oct. 17. The chamber and village brought 350 wine enthusiasts to downtown historic Hinsdale to tour 23 wine...

 

Residents worry about small cell antenna installations

We are very concerned to hear that a large wireless company is potentially installing a significant number of small cell antennas throughout Hinsdale as part of their 5G network development, without any planned public forum to discuss the potential...

 

What was wrong with a simple no thank you?

A young man came to your door. He asked you to make a purchase. You could have said no and closed the door. End of story. But you didn’t. You chose to shame him instead. During your brief interaction you assessed his skin tone, hair style and his...

 

Letter - D86 board should be flexible spending referendum funds

Two important concepts should determine how to get the most benefit from the proceeds of the April referendum for our two high schools. First, I imagine very few people could enumerate the dollar amount originally designated for each area of...

 

Letter - Eight-lane pool a better choice to meet Central's needs

After reading in last week’s Hinsdalean the D86 BOE decided to lengthen Hinsdale South and Central’s new pools to 40 yards, I was very pleased. After reviewing new information that six-lane by 25 yard pools were going to require cost-prohibitive...

 

Letter - Board should rise above politics and build larger pool

I would like to encourage the D86 Board to continue to do the right thing for the student body and not succumb to political theatrics. The school referendum did not solely pass because the originally proposed 10-lane pool for Hinsdale Central was sca...

 

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