All posts by Mary Parrilli
Maple Park withholds action on circus amendment
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday withheld action regarding a vote to regulate carnivals within the village. The original purpose of the amendment was to regulate carnivals and circuses as to prevent animal cruelty that...
- Posted October 10, 2014
Kaneville approves tree removal, discusses sidewalk repairs
KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Sept. 18 approved a bid for $1,780 to remove four trees on Meryl Road. The cost includes the removal of all stumps and wood by Martinez Landscaping. The board also discussed the...
- Posted September 27, 2014
Maple Park approves street maintenance, upkeep
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve a resolution for maintenance of streets and highways. The resolution was intended to authorize the village to use Motor Fuel Tax funds for the maintenance...
- Posted August 9, 2014
Local village officials gather for Metro West barbecue
ELBURN—The Metro West Council of Government held its annual barbecue meet-and-greet on June 26 at the Elburn Lion’s Club. The event served as a time for lead members of Metro West to get together and learn about...
- Posted July 11, 2014
Maple Park Police Department continues Special Olympics fundraising success
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Police Department is not only interested in upholding the safety of the citizens of Maple Park, it’s also volunteering for and funding the Special Olympics. In fact, already this year, and with only...
- Posted June 27, 2014
Kaneville looks into implementing severe weather siren
KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville is still gathering information on how to implement a severe weather siren in town. Kaneville Village President Pat Hill on June 19 updated the board with her findings regarding the implementation. “This whole...
- Posted June 27, 2014
Kaneville culverts near completion
KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville has recently done a considerable amount of roadwork, including the repair and upkeep of culverts and ditches within village limits. Trustee Carl Hauser at the Village Board’s June 19 meeting said that the...
- Posted June 26, 2014
Maple Park discusses water service rates, charges
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday discussed the need for an increase in village water service rates and charges. “We should have been increasing the rates every year, but we haven’t. And now we have...
- Posted May 9, 2014
Kaneville extends leaf-burning hours
KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on April 17 voted in favor of extending springtime leaf-burning hours. Village trustee Mike Maple had proposed the extension to the board, stating that he would rather extend the hours during the week...
- Posted April 24, 2014
Maple Park approves South St. rezoning
MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on April 1 heard from the public in regard to the rezoning of the land parcel at 402 South St. The board passed the rezoning by a vote of 5-1, with...
- Posted April 11, 2014
Kaneville talks road repairs
KANEVILLE—Kaneville Village Board members on March 20 discussed plans for road repairs in town. The township plans to repair Lovell and Merrill roads, potentially with an intergovernmental agreement to help with the cost of the road work....
- Posted March 27, 2014