Event welcomes runners, walkers
Maple Park—Maple Parkers like competitions, but they also like their fun. The Romp in the Park, which features a two-mile walk and a 5K run, combines them both.
Fun Fest hosts inaugural bags tournament
Maple Park—Tammy Mocedy, her husband and their friends always spent time at the Mocedy’s house playing a triathalon of games after the Maple Park Fun Fest’s Romp in the Park and before going to watch the Toilet Bowl Race.
MAPLE PARK—If you noticed that the lights were still burning at 2 a.m. at County Line Customs in Maple Park this week, it’s because owner Ray Lynch promised a customer that her father’s 1964 Chevy Corvair would be ready for its surprise unveiling at a picnic hosted by the Chicagoland Corvair Enthusiasts at the Kendall County Fairgrounds this Sunday.August 19th, 2012 | Cheryl Borrowdale | 1 comment | Continued
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 a program with the village’s Police Department.August 17th, 2012 | David Maas | Comments Off | Continued
MP family receives support for infant daughter’s eye surgery
Maple Park—Katie Sexton noticed some things about her daughter Bridget (or Bri) just a few days after she was born, but it would take her four months to convince her family doctor that there was something wrong.
50-year veteran of Maple Park Fire Department retires
MAPLE PARK—In March 1962, 22-year old Art Maercker joined the volunteer fire department in his hometown because it interested him and because he wanted to do one thing “halfway right,” as he put it.
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 the district collects its TIF District money.
Nashville—Back Country Roads, a local band in the Kaneland area that describes its music as “the big sounds of Nashville (brought) home to the Midwest,” recently brought their sound to Nashville. The band was invited to play at the Wildhorse Saloon, a three-level, 66,000 square-foot live music and dance venue.May 6th, 2012 | Susan ONeill | Comments Off | Continued
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 company’s recommendations for their Plan of Governance.April 20th, 2012 | David Maas | Comments Off | Continued
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 to the Village Board at Tuesday’s meeting.
MAPLE PARK—On Saturday morning in the Maple Park Community Center gym, I stood in a circle with 35 other women as retired police officer and self-defense prevention specialist Tom Scott called out, “Who has the right to hurt you?” In unison and with gusto we called back, “No one!”March 18th, 2012 | Lynn Meredith | Comments Off | Continued