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Veenstra honored by Addison Knights

Addison Mayor Rich Veenstra received the “Knight of the Year” award from the Damen-Hildebrand Council 650 of the Knights of Columbus at the June 4 Communion Brunch event. Presenting the award was Grand Knight Michael Bruntz.  The Knights distributed more than $26,000 to benefit twelve area agencies in support persons […]

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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. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of […]

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Addison hosts Village Inauguration

On Thursday, April 27, Village of Addison trustees took the oath of office before Hon. Judge Brian McKillip (Ret.) (far right) during the Addison Community Inauguration Ceremony held in the Village Hall Rotunda. Taking the oath were (from left) newly-elected Trustee Maria Reyes, Trustee Dawn O’Brien, starting her second term […]

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Lynch retires from Village Board

At the April 17, Addison Village Board meeting, Mayor Rich Veenstra (left), Village Trustees, staff and residents congratulated Trustee William “Bill” Lynch on the occasion of his retirement after 21 years of service on the Village Board. Lynch previously served 12 years on the Village’s Plan Commission and Citizens Advisory […]

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Portillo’s food production workers in Addison pass union vote; Win representation by Iron Workers Local 853

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ADDISON INDEPENDENT After Portillo’s production workers in Addison won their union election on Thursday, April 13, despite complaints that there was “significant company intimidation,” workers held a press conference on Saturday, April 15 at Portillo’s flagship Chicago restaurant at 100 W. Ontario (at Clark St.) […]