All posts by Martha Quetsch

  • Village seeks grant for tobacco-sale stings

    The village of Elburn will apply for another grant for a program that monitors local tobacco sales in the village to make sure businesses comply with the law.

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Park project fund will help village operate

    The village of Elburn will use $100,000 previously designated for recreation to help cover its day-to-day operations.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Project will promote bicycling to train

    Elburn soon will have a new brochure highlighting the best street routes and paths for bicycling in the village.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from the Elburn Police Department. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Program offers village deals on equipment'; March 1 declared Boy Scout Troop 7 Commemoration Day

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Village officials review site plan for possible annexation

    St. Gall Catholic Church in Elburn recently completed one year of fundraising for its new building, and has two more to go before construction likely can start.

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Metra to double lot size

    When the Chicago Cubs and White Sox play in the Windy City during the same weekend, the Elburn Metra station lot is bursting at the seams. In fact, whenever a big event takes place eastward, whether it...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Officials seek public input on garbage ordinance; Village may refund part of expired permits

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Developer postpones plan for retirement community

    "As a result of the negative position of the Planning (Commission), my client (Dr. Alekzander Jakubowski) has decided at this time not to immediately proceed with the proposed retirement community," attorney Gary Piccony stated in a Feb....

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Court proceedings continued in death case

    Court cases for three people indicted Jan. 13 in connection with the 2007 death of 17-year-old Michael York of Elburn have been continued so that their lawyers can gather information for their defense.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Public services adapt to meet community needs

    As the area's population has grown, local public officials have responded by expanding fire protection, police and public works services, and they are planning future enhancements, as needed.

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Emergency response to home; DUI

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Sen. Lauzen: ‘It was profoundly sad’

    Illinois State Senator Chris Lauzen (25th District) said on Monday that the state can resume the necessary business that was held up by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's uncertain situation following his arrest and impeachment trial.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Video of sewers may find leaks

    Televising the sewer lines in Elburn could show why many homes in Elburn had sewage backups during last September's heavy rainstorm.

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Village licenses teams for field use; Team donates home plate for Blackberry field

    • Posted February 6, 2009
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  • Fire alarm set off by pipe leak at former Emma’s building

    The fire alarm at the former Emma's Pub & Cantina building, 117 N. Main St., Elburn, sounded at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, but it wasn't because of a blaze.

    • Posted February 5, 2009
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  • Romke competes with Anderson for Village President

    Also: Seven candidates to run for three trustee positions.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    No vehicle registration; Underage drinking

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    The village of Elburn will raise seven manholes on South Street at a cost of approximately $2,000.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Helping animals more important than birthday presents for Elburn youth

    Lindsey Pietras, 7, of Elburn, is an avid fan of “Animal Planet,” watching it every day to see people help animals overcome adversity.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Swan fulfilled by public service

    Craig Swan has found his more than 14 years as an Elburn Village Trustee personally rewarding.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Police chief wants more lenient garbage ordinance

    Elburn Police Chief Jim Linane wants the village to approve a less restrictive garbage pickup ordinance in response to residents' concerns.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • Engineer: Elburn needs own power source for wastewater treatment plant

    It is “imperative” that Elburn install a power generator for its wastewater treatment plant, village engineer Bill Gain said.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Elburn police blotter

    Two DUI charges; One charged with driving while license suspended

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Boyce brings more than 20 years of experience to Elburn

    For Marcia and Ken Boyce, Elburn was the ideal place for the third site of their automobile body repair company, Boyce Body Werks is located at 810 E. North Ave.

    • Posted January 25, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Rain barrel program; Prairie Knoll; Baseball signage okayed; Parkway guidlines

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Candidate petitions due soon

    Several Elburn Village Board seats will be up for election on April 7, including those held by the village president and three trustees.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Stormwater in sewer system necessitates stopgap measure

    Until Elburn replaces three aging wastewater treatment plant pumps this spring, it needs to install a standby pump in case heavy rainfall overwhelms the sewer system, said the village's new public works superintendent, John Nevenhoven.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Plan Commission: Site wrong for retirement community

    Elburn Planning Commissioners agreed on Tuesday that the village needs senior housing, but say the location of a proposed retirement community is not suitable.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Citizens Corps receives government funding

    The Elburn Police Department will receive an $8,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to finance the village's new Citizens Emergency Response Team.

    • Posted January 9, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Youth baseball group wants field signs; Higher village property taxes won’t increase homeowner bill; Commission approves wayside horns for Elburn

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • Elburn deals with economic downturn

    The community of Elburn showed confidence on some fronts and restraint on others in 2008, reflecting optimism as well as uncertainty about the economy.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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