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Council Capsules

Despite emotional outpouring by public, map amendment for 292 S. Arlington approved By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT     The following are recent actions taken by the Elmhurst City Council at its meeting held Monday, July 1.     By a vote of 12 yeas, 1 nay and 1 absent, […]

Elmhurst News Police Reports

Elmhurst 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 […]

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And they’re off!

DEE LONGFELLOW PHOTOS Elmhurst Independent    As soon as the signal was given, the Kids Race at the 19th annual Elmhurst Running Club’s 4 on the 4th race took off. A 6-year-old from Elmhurst, Nathan Melichar, took third place in the Kids Race, with a time of 3:44.


New turf at Willowbrook

KEVIN PATRICK PHOTO The installation of new synthetic turf at Willowbrook High School’s stadium has been completed. The synthetic turf that covered the stadium field for nearly 15 years was removed at the end of the 2023-24 school year. The stadium field at Willowbrook featured natural grass before synthetic turf […]

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Economic development booming, staffer says; Berekis paints bright picture as more companies open; vacancy rates lower than DuPage County average

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT At the Elmhurst City Council meeting held Monday, June 17, Heather Bereckis, the City’s business development coordinator, gave an update on development and new companies, industries and businesses at the present time. She began by saying her favorite part of the job was […]

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Community Calendar

Thursday, July 11 From 6:30-8:30 p.m., all are invited to Music at the Gazebo on Spring Road by the Prairie Path, where the Spring Road Business Assn. welcomes Yuriy’s Klezmer Band and the Chorus of DuPage. Enjoy Eastern European folk music plus a capella singers. Bring a picnic, lawn chair […]