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Rare Healy portrait comes home to Elmhurst

Historically-significant painting recovered, restored; Heritage Foundation celebrates 15 years Usually, history museums acquire objects that are meaningful to their mission and collections from items handed down through generations or donations from community resources. Occasionally, curators come across a diamond in the rough, a find that is both rare and significant […]

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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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Suspects in custody after high speed chase leads to accidents; Vehicle fleeing police side-swipes school bus, car, before crashing; five children found inside

On Friday, April 14 at approximately 2:55 p.m., a beige GMC Acadia SUV entered Elmhurst by traveling northbound on Illinois Route 83 and turning eastbound onto St. Charles Road. The vehicle was being pursued by Oak Brook and Villa Park Police Department vehicles for an incident that reportedly originated in […]

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Fire Dept. promotion

Mayor Scott Levin holds little Maclyn Reynolds, while her mother Samantha pins the badge on Steve Reynolds upon his promotion to Battalion Chief of the Elmhurst Fire Department. Their other children are Olivia, 10, and Owen, 8 (not pictured). Other promotions that evening included Elmhurst firefighters Andy Giarratano and Dan […]

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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.) […]

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A night to celebrate

On Election night, Tuesday, April 4, City officials – former and current – came out to Elmhurst Brewing Company to join First Ward Alderman Jennifer Veremis (3rd from left), who handily beat her two opponents at the polls by a vote of 866-494 over Engy Sutherland (unofficial). A third candidate […]