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Addison Police Reports

Addison Police Reports

Area police departments recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Feb. 12 Jesus Flores-Contreras, 38, of Addison, was charged […]

 
 

Elmhurst College alums take band on national tour. Mungion to perform 20 gigs from Kansas City to Atlanta to Chicago

By Patti Pagni After the band’s van, with attached trailer carrying about $30,000 worth of instruments and equipment, was hot-wired and stolen while at a stop-over in Detroit in 2017, the Mungion (pro: MUNG-yin) band, comprised of three Elmhurst College graduates, didn’t let that sour note stay with them. They […]

 
 

Plans in the works for Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Plans in the works for Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

On Saturday, March 10, the 22nd Annual Elmhurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 12 noon from its starting point at the intersection of Wilson Street & Spring Roads. The parade then continues north on Spring Road to the railroad tracks. Considered by many to be the best […]

 
 

Police officer helps citizen shovel

Police officer helps citizen shovel

By Dee Longfellow Last week, the Elmhurst Independent received a letter from Amy Lichon who lives on the 800 block of No. Indiana, about a police officer who helped her out during the Feb. 9 snowstorm! “I thought I would share a few pictures of an Elmhurst Police Officer stopping […]

 
 

City of Elmhurst announces snow removal, parking limitations

City of Elmhurst announces snow removal, parking limitations

The National Weather Services has issues a Winter Storm Warning calling for the possibility of 8-14 inches of snow through Saturday morning, with localized higher amounts. Limited visibilities and blowing snow may impact travel. Please use caution while driving. City snow removal crews will be working around the clock to […]

 
 

County releases 2017 opioid statistics

The DuPage County Coroner’s Office has completed all suspected opioid related deaths from 2017. The numbers are startling and show that there continues to be a serious problem of addiction and death related to legal and illegal opioids. The trend towards the mixture of the opioid fentanyl into the heroin […]

 
 

Police Reports

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.   Criminal damage Jan. 30 A complainant at […]

 
 

Joint Review Board meets, recommends new downtown TIF

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Joint Review Board voted 5-1 recommending a new Downtown TIF. The Joint Review Board is an advisory group with six representatives from all main taxing districts within the boundary of the TIF. A representative from Kane McKenna Associates reviewed the redevelopment […]

 
 

Park Board Capsules. Here’s what’s going on at the Elmhurst Park District…

By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent   The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on Jan. 29 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. Commissioner Tim Sheehan was absent from the meeting. There were no public comments.   Purchase of financial, human resources software […]

 
 

Police Reports

Police Reports

Area police departments recently reported the following arrests and citations. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that suspects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles age 17-or-younger are not named. Addison Jan. 30 Dino Koutsoukos, 36, of Wood Dale, […]