All posts by Susan ONeill

  • VB approves changes in water use restrictions

    ELBURN—With summer close at hand, Elburn residents should take note of the village’s current and modified water use restrictions The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved several changes to the village ordinance, which will bring the current...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • Elburn resident requests ordinance to honor fallen teen

    ELBURN—Elburn resident Ron Rosecky made a heartfelt request to the Village Board on Tuesday to create an ordinance that would ban or discourage skateboarding or rollerblading on village streets with a steep incline. Rosecky was a neighbor...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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  • Burglars target unlocked vehicles in Blackberry Creek

    ELBURN—Elburn police are investigating a string of more than 20 automobile burglaries that took place between Sunday night and Monday morning in several neighborhoods in the Blackberry Creek subdivision. Calling it “a crime of opportunity,” Elburn Police...

    • Posted May 24, 2013
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  • Moving north

    Elburn and Countryside Fire District to build new station ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District will build a new main fire station on the corner of Route 38 and N. First Street, once the purchase of...

    • Posted May 16, 2013
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  • Land acquired for Anderson Road bridge

    ELBURN—The land acquisition necessary to begin construction on the Anderson Road extension and bridge has been completed. According to Kane County Director of Transportation Tom Rickert, the 62 acres, owned by three principal property holders, ShoDeen Inc.,...

    • Posted May 16, 2013
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  • Bridge construction could begin this fall

    ELBURN—Construction on the Anderson Road bridge may begin as early as this fall, which means the end could be in sight for endless traffic hold-ups at the railroad crossing on Route 47 in Elburn. The project will...

    • Posted May 9, 2013
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  • Correcting hip placement
    Elburn residents benefit from ‘Yoga … with Lynn’

    Yoga … with Lynn Thursdays • 9:30 a.m. Elburn & Countryside Community Center All levels welcome To register, call Lynn at (630) 365-0163 or yogawithlynn@yahoo.com ELBURN—Elburn resident Erin Walsh said she has always been athletic,...

    • Posted May 9, 2013
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  • Elburn village officials sworn in to serve

    ELBURN—Village trustee-elect Patricia Schuberg was officially sworn in on Monday night, taking her place with the other board members half-way through the meeting. Schuberg was elected to the Village Board in the 2013 Consolidated Election on April...

    • Posted May 9, 2013
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  • Mom,-dad-&-sisters
    Elburn mourns joyful teen

    Photo: Caityln Phillips’ immediate family embraces as community members gathered on Tuesday at the intersection of North Third and Reader streets in Elburn to remember her. Caitlyn Phillips, a 13-year-old who was killed on Friday after colliding...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Village Board agrees to Elburn wastewater treatment plant upgrade

    by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—Elburn village trustees all gave the nod on Monday to a $7.6 million plan to modernize Elburn’s wastewater treatment plant. Engineering Enterprises, Inc. representative Jeffrey Freeman’s presentation to the Village Board was the second...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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  • Village Board passes annual budget

    by Susan O’Neill ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved the 2013-14 budget, with trustee Jerry Schmidt the only “no” vote. In a previous discussion at the board’s April 8 meeting, Schmidt said he could not vote...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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  • Unfinished work on Blackberry Creek begins

    ELBURN—Blackberry Creek residents should soon see workers making the infrastructure improvements that developer B&B Enterprises left undone in 2010.

    • Posted April 18, 2013
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  • High School students recognized for Land Use Plan participation

    ELBURN—Kaneland High School senior Nick Albano is on the varsity baseball team. He’s also an Eagle Scout, a cross country runner on his high school team, a participant in the Model United Nations Club and a member...

    • Posted April 18, 2013
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  • Water, sewer rate increases to help update aging systems

    ELBURN—The public is invited, along with village trustees, to take a tour of Elburn’s waste-water treatment plant on Saturday, April 20, at 9 a.m.

    • Posted April 18, 2013
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  • Elburn Village Board approves Land Use Plan

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board at its April 1 meeting approved the village’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan, a project approximately one year in the making.

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Elburn plan commissioner wins seat on Village Board

    ELBURN—Patricia Schuberg said that one of her major goals for the village, now that she has won a seat on the Elburn Village Board, is to get the word out about Elburn.

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Watson hits Hall of Fame

    Local sports writer to be inducted into Kaneland Hall of Fame KANELAND—Don Watson will be inducted into the Kaneland Hall of Fame this spring as a “Friend of Kaneland.”

    • Posted March 29, 2013
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  • Board provides its comprehensive plan footprint

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday gave its last few comments regarding the village’s comprehensive Land Use Plan.

    • Posted March 29, 2013
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  • Round two for village budget

    Round two for village budget ELBURN—During a budget discussion at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, Village President Dave Anderson said he does not support hiring a full-time police officer at this point in time.

    • Posted March 29, 2013
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  • Board allows video gaming in Elburn

    ELBURN—Elburn village trustee Ken Anderson’s question to his fellow board members, “How does this (video gambling) improve the quality of life in Elburn?” went unanswered on Monday evening.

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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  • Blackberry Township asks for more money for roads

    ELBURN—Blackberry Township Road Commissioner Rod Feece during Monday’s Village Board meeting made a plea for a referendum vote to increase the property tax levy for township roads.

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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  • Board unanimously approves Elburn Station

    ELBURN—A round of applause followed the Village Board’s unanimous approval of the Elburn Station agreement on Monday.

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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  • Elburn Station negotiations hit a snag

    ELBURN—Negotiations for the Elburn Station development hit a snag Monday night when interim Village Administrator Doug Elder informed the board that ShoDeen developer Dave Patzelt did not agree with the requirement that he complete area one, the...

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Village budget process may be affected by state financial problems

    ELBURN—If Illinois Gov. Quinn is successful, Elburn and other Illinois municipalities will see a decrease in their share of the state income taxes in the coming fiscal year.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • What’s the plan?

    Board not ready to vote on Comprehensive Plan ELBURN—Village Board members concluded they are not ready to vote on the draft Comprehensive Plan on Monday, March 18, based on concerns regarding some of the elements of the plan.

    • Posted March 15, 2013
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  • Video gaming vote postponed

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday put off voting on the video gaming issue, due to the absence of two trustees. Jerry Schmidt was on vacation, and Ethan Hastert was called out of town for work.

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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  • Elburn Public Works Superintendent honored at Blackhawks game

    ELBURN—Elburn Public Works Superintendent John Nevenhoven served in the United States Navy for nine years of active duty before going on to college and marrying his wife Melissa.

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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  • Public Hearing held for comprehensive plan

    ELBURN—Residents had an opportunity to provide feedback on Elburn’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan during a public hearing on Monday.

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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  • Elburn Station vote set for March 18

    ELBURN—Negotiations on the Elburn Station development are down to the details, and a new date of Monday, March 18, has been set for a Village Board vote regarding the final agreement.

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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  • Village Board to vote on video gaming March 4

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board is working out the details of the video gaming ordinance that would allow video gambling machines in places that serve liquor within the village of Elburn. Trustee Ken Anderson said he is still...

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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  • Village Board to vote on Elburn Station next week

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board trustees on Tuesday made some final tweaks to changes to the plan they are requesting from Elburn Station developer Dave Patzelt, setting the stage for a vote on the development at a meeting on...

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Elburn resident gives back to church through art

    ELBURN—Kaneland High School student Jeremy Faivre wasn’t sure what he would find at the Elburn Community Congregational United Church of Christ two years ago, when his mom suggested they begin attending church there.

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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