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City of Elmhurst to hold public hearing on proposed downtown zoning changes

City of Elmhurst to hold public hearing on proposed downtown zoning changes

The City of Elmhurst is holding a Public Hearing on March 23 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall to present and discuss proposed downtown zoning changes. The Public Hearing follows Open House meetings the city held on March 9 and March 13, which were held to introduce the proposed changes […]

 
 

Park Board capsules…

Here’s what’s happening at the Elmhurst Park District By Chris Fox For The Elmhurst Independent The Elmhurst Park District Board held a regular meeting on March 13 at the district’s administrative office at 375 W. First Street. All seven commissioners attended the meeting, with Commissioner Doug Ennis participating via telephone. […]

 
 

College to screen documentary on renowned art collective

College to screen documentary on renowned art collective

Elmhurst College will be screening a documentary about a renowned Chicago art collective on Friday, March 31 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Schaible Science Center, Illinois Hall, on the campus of Elmhurst College elmhurst.edu/campusmap). The documentary, called Hairy Who and The Chicago Imagists is an engrossing and lavishly illustrated […]

 
 

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, March 23 Join the League of Women Voters of Elmhurst at 7 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., as they explore the resources available in DuPage County for those dealing with mental health issues. Meredith Kober of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), will […]

 
 

Lisle woman accused of forging petitions for seat on COD Board of Trustees

Lisle woman accused of forging petitions for seat on COD Board of Trustees

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced last week that Rafath Waheed, 61, of 6193 Hickory Drive, Lisle, has been charged with submitting forged petitions to earn a seat on the College of DuPage (COD) Board of Trustees. On March 14, 2017, a $10,000 with 10% to apply arrest […]

 
 

Six thefts in seven days at local pharmacy

Six thefts in seven days at local pharmacy

According to the Elmhurst Police Department, six instances of retail theft were reported between Feb. 15 and Feb. 21 at a pharmacy in the 100 block of W. North. The first two incidents were reported on Feb. 15. In the first incident, which reportedly occurred at around 9:39 p.m., a […]

 
 

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. Criminal damage or defacement to property/criminal damage to […]

 
 

Off to a hot start

Off to a hot start

IC Catholic Prep alum Gabby Curran playing well at the collegiate level for Domincian. By Mike Miazga Correspondent IC Catholic Prep alum Gabby Curran is off to a red-hot start on the softball diamond. Curran, now a sophomore second baseman-outfielder for Dominican University in River Forest, recently was named the […]

 
 

Youth movement

Youth movement

Willowbrook girls soccer team roster filled with young contributing players. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The Willowbrook girls soccer team will be on the young side this season. And the Warriors have the statistics to prove it. “We have 11 sophomores and freshmen on the varsity who will be able to […]

 
 

York girls badminton team opens season on a high note

York girls badminton team opens season on a high note

York girls badminton team opens season on a high note Dukes defeat Downers Grove South 12-3 in new head coach Bartolai’s debut. By Mike Miazga Correspondent The York girls badminton team continued where it left off last season. The Dukes opened the 2017 season with a 13-2 West Suburban Conference […]