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Juvenile charged with punching mother’s face goes to detention On Jan. 11, officers responded a report of a domestic battery at around 1:05 p.m. Upon arrival, police met with the suspect and the victim, who was the suspect’s mother. The victim states the suspect became upset with her and reportedly […]

 
 

William E. Cloud

William E. Cloud

William E. Cloud of Elmhurst died at home on Dec. 28, 2019. Bill’s family was the center of his life. Born on Aug. 5, 1932 and a veteran of the Korean War, he was a lifelong teacher, both in the classroom and out. He believed that each of us wants […]

 
 

Joseph Leo Biggs, 61 

Joseph Leo Biggs, longtime resident of Elmhurst, passed away recently at the age of 61.  Joseph was the cherished father of Brandon and Brittany. Caring ex-husband of Karen. Loving boyfriend of Chrissy.  Devoted son of James Leo and Marie Biggs.  Dear brother of Corrine (late William) Hopkins, John, James (late […]

 
 

County invites residents to Route 83 community workshops; Input sought on Route 83 Corridor Plan

Residents are invited to two community workshops to provide input and hear about key recommendations community planners will make regarding the DuPage County Route 83 Corridor Plan. A meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 6-8 p.m. at the Villa Park Library, 305 Ardmore Ave. DuPage County is working […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Pick of the Week – The Elmhurst event NOT to be missed! Sunday, Jan. 26 Candidate’s Forum From 1 to 6 p.m. at the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St., the League of Women Voters of Elmhurst will host a Candidate Forum for contested candidates for the March 17, […]

 
 

Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]

 
 

Auditors deliver School District’s annual review; D205 pays down $8.7 million related to bonds 

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent School District 205 Board held its first regular meeting of 2020 on Jan. 14 at the District 205 Center. All seven board members attended the meeting. The meeting featured a presentation about its annual audit review for the year ending June 30, 2019. […]

 
 

School Board Capsules

Here’s what’s happening at District 205 By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held its first regular meeting of 2020 on Jan. 14 at the District 205 Center, 162 S. York St. All seven board members attended the meeting. ILMEA students honored […]

 
 

City announces 2020 meeting dates

The City of Elmhurst has announced the dates of Elmhurst City Council regular meetings as well as City Committee meetings through 2020. Regular Council meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Dates with a star indicate that Monday falls […]

 
 

League to host Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of Elmhurst will host a Candidate Forum on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York St. Contested candidates for the March 17, 2020 General Primary Election have been invited. After answering some League questions, the candidates […]