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  • Kaneville board reacts to cut in post office hours

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville Village Board trustee Pat Hill on Nov. 15 gave an update to the board regarding the reduction in window hours for the village’s post office.

    • Posted November 23, 2012
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  • MP water main project nears completion

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village Engineer Jeremy Lin on Tuesday updated the Village Board on the status of the current water main project.

    • Posted November 9, 2012
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  • Kaneville Board talks Post Office hours

    Calls for residents to attend Nov. 1 meeting KANEVILLE—Kaneville Village Board members on Oct. 18 discussed the upcoming forum that will outline the possibility of reduced hours for the Kaneville Post Office.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • MP to move foward on 2012 Watermain Project

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village Board members on Oct. 2 reviewed the proposed 2012 Watermain Project with Village Engineer Jeremy Lin.

    • Posted October 13, 2012
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  • Kaneville passes Kaneland IGA

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Sept. 20 discussed the proposed intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Maple Park passes Kaneland IGA

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 4-2 to approve a intergovernmental agreement with the Kaneland School District for developmental impact fees.

    • Posted September 7, 2012
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  • MP considers potential career exploration program with PD

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta on Aug. 7 brought in a representative of the Learning for Life's Exploring career exploration program to the Maple Park Village Board meeting to discuss the posibility of setting up...

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • MP finds new building inspector

    MAPLE PARK—After terminating its contract with its previous building inspector, the village of Maple Park held a second round of interviews at the village’s Committee of the Whole meeting on July 17.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • Nearly No. 1

    MP Police Department continues fundraising for Special Olympics with meat raffle Saturday MAPLE PARK—To say that the Maple Park Police Department’s Special Olympics fundraising this year has been a success might be an understatement.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • MP decides against TIF district IGA

    MAPLE PARK—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday decided against entering an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District regarding TIF dollars.

    • Posted June 21, 2012
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  • Maple Park selects energy provider

    MAPLE PARK—As the process of energy aggregation continues in Maple Park, the village has locked in its rates, offering residents savings in the coming years.

    • Posted June 15, 2012
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  • Kaneville to re-evaluate poultry ordinance

    KANEVILLE—After some inquiries on the current ordinance concerning the keeping of poultry within village limits, the Kaneville Board of Trustees has decided to look into adopting a new one.

    • Posted May 26, 2012
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  • Rates to be locked in for MP energy aggregation

    Maple Park—Bill McMahon of the Progressive Energy Group updated the Maple Park Committee of the Whole on Tuesday regarding the ongoing village energy aggregation process.

    • Posted May 25, 2012
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  • What about Kaneland?

    Maple Park debates how TIF District should impact Kaneland Maple Park—At a special meeting held last Thursday, the Maple Park Village Board met to discuss the potential intergovernmental agreement with the Kaneland School District, which would impact how...

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • Elburn Police Department helps residents with lost pets

    Elburn—Coming home from work and finding a family pet missing can be difficult to deal with, but the Elburn Police Department tries to make it easier on residents.

    • Posted May 4, 2012
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  • Elburn looks at emergency lockdown procedures after police chase

    ELBURN—Elburn village trustees on Monday discussed current emergency lockdown procedures in the aftermath of Friday’s police high-speed pursuit of a bank robber that concluded in town.

    • Posted April 26, 2012
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  • MP continues work on energy aggregation

    Maple Park—At Tuesday’s Maple Park Committee of the Whole meeting, Arnold Schramel of the Progressive Energy Group was once again present to update the board on the ongoing energy aggregation process, as well as to present his...

    • Posted April 20, 2012
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  • Keep the money in town

    MAPLE PARK—After a grand opening Saturday, Last Chance Auto Sales, a used car business located in Maple Park, officially opened its doors for business on Monday.

    • Posted April 6, 2012
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  • Next steps to save money

    Maple Park pursues energy aggregation after referendum Maple Park—With the passage of the March 20 referendum to allow the village of Maple Park to pursue energy aggregation, Arnold Schramel of the Progressive Energy Group presented a tentative timeline...

    • Posted April 6, 2012
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  • Family cooking comes to Prairie Valley

    ELBURN—After a year and a half located at the corner of Route 47 and Main Street Road, next to the Blackberry Inn, Chico’s Tacos moved into the Prairie Valley Center in Elburn out of necessity.

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Trustees meet consulting firm

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday formally met with the consulting firm who will help the village complete its comprehensive plan in the upcoming months.

    • Posted March 30, 2012
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  • Village discusses downtown parking lot

    ELBURN—With the impending closure of the Community Congregational Church parking lot on the corner of Shannon Street and Route 47 in Elburn, local businesses are looking to the village to help them out.

    • Posted March 29, 2012
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  • MP updating tree ordinance

    MAPLE PARK—After having trees plagued by Emerald Ash Borers, the Village of Maple Park has started work on changing the ordinance, eliminating any tree affected by the beetle.

    • Posted March 23, 2012
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  • Kaneville looking within village for building code enforcement

    KANEVILLE—The Village of Kaneville has been looking for a building code enforcer for many months, but budget constraints made the search more difficult.

    • Posted March 23, 2012
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  • MP police plan anti-bullying workshops

    MAPLE PARK—After hearing from parents of students in Kaneland schools, the Maple Park Police Department decided to hold a series of anti-bullying workshops, free of charge, to help educate students and their parents about bullying and how...

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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  • Election 2012: MP residents learn about upcoming referendum

    Voters may allow village to seek bids to lower electricity rates MAPLE PARK—At a special informational presentation on Tuesday night for the residents of Maple Park, the village brought in Bill McMahon of the Progressive Energy Group, who...

    • Posted March 9, 2012
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  • Kaneville introduces new village clerk

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Feb. 16 introduced and welcomed their future village clerk.

    • Posted February 24, 2012
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  • Maple Park Water Department seeks budget item for well house upkeep

    MAPLE PARK—During the Maple Park Committee of the Whole discussion of the 2012-13 budget on Tuesday, Bob O’Connor came before the board to discuss the needs of the village’s Water Department.

    • Posted February 4, 2012
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  • The search continues

    Kaneville discusses changes in search for enforcement officer KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board last Thursday decided to change directions with tits current search for a Zoning and Building Enforcement Officer, while members are still trying to solidify the officer’s...

    • Posted January 27, 2012
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  • Maple Park passes Tax Increment Financing district

    MAPLE PARK—After months of planning, public hearings and deliberation, the Maple Park Village Board voted to enact a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district, but not before discussing its size.

    • Posted January 6, 2012
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  • Looking forward

    MAPLE PARK—While continuing to deal with limited finances in 2012, Maple Park officials still hope they can make the improvements the village needs.

    • Posted January 6, 2012
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  • Kaneville trustees discuss zoning, building code officer

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board last Thursday discussed the hiring of a Village Zoning and Building Code Enforcement Officer.

    • Posted December 23, 2011
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