All posts by Susan ONeill

  • Board attempts consensus on Elburn Station change recommendations

    ELBURN—The Elburn Station discussion continued during the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, with trustees attempting to come to some agreement on a counter-offer to ShoDeen developer Dave Patzelt that would be more in line with...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • Village trustees renew Elburn Station development discussion

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members on Monday renewed discussions regarding the Elburn Station development. Village trustees identified their main sticking points with ShoDeen and the development plan.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Elburn looks ahead to the new year

    ELBURN—Coming to a resolution on the Elburn Station development next year is high on the priority list for a number of Village Board members.

    • Posted January 4, 2013
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  • Due diligence snags savings in Elburn

    ELBURN—As the year in Elburn winds up, Village President Dave Anderson on Dec. 17 took time out to congratulate members of the Village Board and staff on recent savings realized.

    • Posted December 28, 2012
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  • Elburn looks back on 2012

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson recently looked back on the accomplishments and challenges of 2012 this week, and found a few in each column.

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • Board to discuss Elburn Station in new year

    ELBURN—Proposed Shodeen development Elburn Station will be a topic for discussion at the Elburn Village Board’s first meeting in 2013.

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Elburn Village Board approves 2012 tax levy

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Dec. 3 approved a tentative tax levy of $824,000 for the 2012 tax year—an increase of 22.59 percent over the amount extended from the previous year.

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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  • X-C champion presented with key to Elburn village

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board presented Kaneland High School sophomore Victoria Clinton with a key to the village and a certificate of recognition for being the first KHS female to win a cross-country State championship.

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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  • Adams retires after 35 years of service to the SG Community House

    SUGAR GROVE—Lil Adams, a 45-year Sugar Grove resident and long-time board member, manager and caretaker of the Sugar Grove Community House, is retiring from those responsibilities after 35 years of dedication.

    • Posted December 14, 2012
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  • Elburn trustee earns recognition from employer for veterans program

    ELBURN—Jeff Walter on Monday was awarded the 2012 President’s Diversity Award by Blue Cross Blue Shield for his role in veteran hiring and veterans’ issues.

    • Posted December 9, 2012
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  • Authentic Moms Swap Shop expands to fill needs

    ELBURN—An Elgin mom whose daughter is expecting a baby visited the Authentic Moms Swap Shop at the Elburn Community Center last Saturday and told swap shop coordinator Nicole Duski, an Elburn mom, that she was hoping to...

    • Posted December 7, 2012
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  • Water works

    Elburn to participate in Conservation Foundation’s project ELBURN—Conservation Foundation’s Dan Lobbs attended Elburn’s Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday to obtain village trustee support for the Foundation’s proposed stormwater management project.

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Dreams Dance classes offer confidence, friendship

    ELBURN—Elburn mom Angela Sobel said her 3-year-old daughter Evelyn loves her ballet and tap class at the Elburn Community Center.

    • Posted November 1, 2012
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  • Pouley Road designated a ‘rustic road’

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday approved an intergovernmental agreement with Kane County to grant Pouley Road “rustic road” status.

    • Posted October 29, 2012
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  • Parking, other violations may soon cost more in Elburn

    ELBURN—Parking illegally in Elburn could soon cost you more money. The Village Board will vote Monday, Nov. 5, on a schedule of fines that were previously discussed at the village Committee of the Whole meeting on Oct. 9.

    • Posted October 26, 2012
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  • EEI presents wastewater solutions to Village Board

    ELBURN—Engineering Enterprises, Inc. (EEI) Vice President Jeffrey Freeman on Monday presented the Elburn Village Board with several options for solving wastewater collection, treatment and disposal issues.

    • Posted October 26, 2012
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  • This too, shall pass

    KHS senior works her way back to normal after car accident KANELAND—Something told Lisa DeFranze to turn around and go back home that night.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Elburn Jazzercise turns five

    Come to a free class on Thursday, Nov. 1 to celebrate five years in Elburn ELBURN—Seven women who began taking Jazzercise at the Elburn Community Center five years ago still come to the classes.

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Zumba classes a hit in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—Twice a week, a core group of about 10 Maple Park women get together at the Maple Park Civic Center and dance to a mix of salsa, merengue, as well as other Latin music and current...

    • Posted October 20, 2012
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  • Elburn tables ShoDeen development

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday broke a 3-3 tie, tabling the Elburn Station development.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Blackberry Creek runs for funds

    KANELAND—Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School’s inaugural Run for Funds event last Friday was a big success.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Elburn settles lawsuit by former police chief

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn earlier this month settled a lawsuit filed in 2009 by its former Police Chief.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Pay by phone for Elburn Metra parking

    ELBURN—Have you ever stood in front of a Metra parking payment machine, punching in numbers and hoping the train wouldn’t leave before you were done?

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Residents share their vision for Elburn

    ELBURN—Approximately 30 community members and about 10 Kaneland High School students participated in an Elburn visioning session on Sept. 26 at Lions Park.

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Village employee health insurance rates go up

    ELBURN—Health insurance rates for Elburn village employees went up for fiscal year 2012-13, but the dollar amounts will be close to what they were two years ago, Village Administrator Erin Willrett said at the Village Board meeting...

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Blackberry Creek improvements still just talk

    ELBURN—According to Elburn Village Attorney Bob Britz, the bonding company holding the escrow money for Blackberry Creek has agreed to complete everything on the subdivision’s punch list, with the exception of providing the “as builts.”

    • Posted October 5, 2012
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  • Giving to the community a way of life for Paisano’s owners

    Giving to the community a way of life for Paisano’s owners ELBURN—When Annette Theobald was a young girl, her mother was her role model for helping others in the community. Her family was active in the church, and...

    • Posted October 4, 2012
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  • Elburn still attempting to complete Blackberry Creek work

    ELBURN—The village of Elburn continues its attempts to complete infrastructure improvements left undone by B&B Enterprises within the Blackberry Creek Subdivision.

    • Posted September 29, 2012
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  • Kaneland community comes together for teacher

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School teacher Bridget Sweeney had gotten used to dealing with cancer. Twenty years ago, when she was a high school senior, she was diagnosed with a malignant soft tissue sarcoma in her right arm.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • Elburn Station vote set for Oct. 15

    LBURN—The Elburn Village Board is scheduled to vote on the Elburn Station development on Monday, Oct. 15, but trustee Bill Grabarek doesn’t want to wait that long to voice his concerns about developer ShoDeen.

    • Posted September 21, 2012
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  • WWII Navy veterans gather to share memories, friendship

    ELBURN—Three men came together with their families on Saturday to mark a day they shared 68 years ago. The three World War II U.S. Navy veterans, stationed in the Phillippine Islands during the war, had stormed the...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Elburn Lions fundraiser supports ‘Jason’s Journey’

    ELBURN—Jason Cornell is a fighter. Some people, like Jason’s wife and his best friends, would say he’s stubborn, but it seems to have served him well. Multiple Sclerosis and cancer are formidable foes, and he needs all...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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