Archive for: July, 2017

DuPage County addresses mental illness in community, jail

DuPage County addresses mental illness in community, jail

The DuPage County Health Department and DuPage Health Coalition recently hosted a workshop to develop integrated strategies to effectively identify and respond to the needs of justice-involved adults with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. Key administrators, staff, and advocates from mental health, substance abuse, and criminal justice agencies participated […]

 
 

City plans to replace water meters

City plans to replace water meters

New units offer fixed base meter reading system, leak detection By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent For several weeks, the Public Works and Buildings Committee has been discussing infrastructure improvements that would decrease the amount of wasted water, or Unaccounted For Water (UFW), with the City’s water system. With […]

 
 

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Elmhurst Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The event NOT to be missed… Saturday, Aug. 5 — Park District hosts Kite Fest From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Elmhurst Park District’s will hold its annual Kite Fest in Berens Park, where the skies will be alive with kite stunts and tricks done by […]

 
 

News Briefs…

News Briefs…

EEH names new director of thoracic surgery Dr. Wickii Vigneswaran has been appointed System Medical Director of Thoracic Surgery for Edward-Elmhurst Health. Dr. Vigneswaran is currently accepting new patients on the campus of Elmhurst Hospital, West Medical Office Building, 133 Brush Hill Rd., Suite 200. A pioneer in the field […]

 
 

Addison Trail alumnus publishes children’s book

Addison Trail alumnus publishes children’s book

Ozee praises AT teachers especially Laschinski Author and Addison Trail alumnus Aaron Ozee (class of 2014) recently released his new children’s book, which was published on June 24 through several forms of media. “Regulus” tells the story of three tiny mice, who represent innocence and youth, as they cross paths […]

 
 

NEDSRA has a ‘PAWsitive’ experience at Addison Library

NEDSRA has a ‘PAWsitive’ experience at Addison Library

Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association (NEDSRA)’s summer campers and counselors visited Addison Public Library on Tuesday, July 25 for an extra special experience. Through a partnership between the library and the PAWsitive Therapy Troupe, campers were able to read with a registered therapy dog named Anela. NEDSRA campers have taken […]

 
 

Bond set at $2 million for woman accused of setting fire to Roselle townhome

Bond set at $2 million for woman accused of setting fire to Roselle townhome

Berlin praises Elmhurst Detective Torza for help with investigation   DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Roselle Chief of Police Steve Herron announced that bond has been set for an Elgin woman accused of setting fire to a Roselle Townhouse and attacking one of the occupants of the […]

 
 

Elmhurst Police Reports

Elmhurst Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Battery July 20 Police said officers responded to […]

 
 

City to convert 14 vehicles to dual-fuel

City to convert 14 vehicles to dual-fuel

IEPA offers grant, but won’t approve funds as state drags its feet By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst City Council has been looking forward to converting 14 City-owned vehicles to dual-fuel, capable of burning both gasoline and propane. A grant was available through the Illinois Environmental Protection […]

 
 

Council Capsules

Council Capsules

What’s going on at Elmhurst City Hall… By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent • The Elmhurst City Council meeting on Monday, July 17, began with Mayor Steve Morley joining Fire Chief Thomas Freeman in promoting Lieutenant Richard Dufort to Battalion Chief. Also promoted was Firefighter William Solka to Lieutenant. […]