All posts tagged "Mike Acosta"

  • Maple Park Police first in Special Olympics fundraising

    by Mary Parrilli MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Police Department in early February was awarded with the Flame of Hope Trophy at its annual Special Olympics Kickoff event. The Police Department received the trophy because it raised more...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Maple Park Police awarded Flame of Hope

    NORMAL, ILL.—The Maple Park Police Department was recently awarded the Flame of Hope Trophy at the annual Special Olympics’ kickoff event in Normal, Ill. The Maple Park Police Department raised more than any other agency in Illinois....

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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  • Road improvements and police service main Maple Park priorities for 2014

    MAPLE PARK—Village President Kathy Curtis recently said that the village in 2014 will continue to build on the momentum it gained last year, with the emphasis on road improvements and police service. High on the list for...

    • Posted January 1, 2014
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  • MPPD eyes top spot in Special Olympics fundraising competition

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta wants to bring home a huge honor to the village: the Flame of Hope trophy. If the Maple Park Police Department raises the most money for Special Olympics Illinois this...

    • Posted August 16, 2013
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  • Sample video gambling ordinance to appear on MP COW agenda in July

    MAPLE PARK—A sample ordinance on video gambling will be presented at July’s Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, July 16. Village trustees will consider the ordinance and discuss it with Police Chief Mike Acosta. Establishments with video...

    • Posted June 21, 2013
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  • MP Police Dept. awarded for Special Olympics fundraising

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta on Feb. 5 presented the Village Board with the Police Department’s Law Enforcement Torch Run Gold Award.

    • Posted February 16, 2013
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  • MP considers potential career exploration program with PD

    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...

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • Nearly No. 1

    MP Police Department continues fundraising for Special Olympics with meat raffle Saturday MAPLE PARK—To say that the Maple Park Police Department’s Special Olympics fundraising this year has been a success might be an understatement.

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Cop on top of a donut shop

    Maple Park police participated in the Special Olympics “Cop on TOP” event on June 1.

    • Posted July 6, 2012
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  • Police Department offers thanks for dedication

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta on Tuesday presented six village residents with plaques to thank them for their dedication to various department-sponsored events.

    • Posted September 9, 2011
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  • MP police raise funds for Special Olympics

    Maple Park—While being the Maple Park Police Chief is a full time job, Mike Acosta still finds time to help raise thousands of dollars for the Special Olympics.

    • Posted June 13, 2011
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  • Maple Park police partner with Run for Special Olympics

    Maple Park—The Maple Park Police Department announced a new partnership with Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

    • Posted March 13, 2011
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  • MP passes snowmobile ordinance

    Maple Park—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday adopted an ordinance that will allow limited use of qualified snowmobiles within village limits.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Cart ordinance adopted

    Maple Park—The village of Maple Park on Tuesday adopted an ordinance concerning the use of qualified golf carts and utility-terrain vehicles on village streets.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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  • Acosta marks 1st year as chief

    MAPLE PARK—This month marks the end of the first year of Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta's service with the Police Department, and at the Dec. 7 Maple Park Village Board meeting, Acosta reported that all of...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Kops & kids in MP

    Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta hands out bags of popcorn during the Halloween edition of Kops and Kids event at the Maple Park Civic Center Monday.

    • Posted October 29, 2010
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  • New ordinance will address golf cart use in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK—Tooling around on a golf cart can be fun and a great way to get from one place to another, but it’s not as free-wheeling as you might think.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Maple Park police adds new officer

    Maple Park—Maria Colletti joined the Maple Park Police Department's roster of officers. She comes with seven years' experience as an officer with the Rockford Park District.

    • Posted August 7, 2010
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  • Cool treats … on hot days

    Nancy Crowe and her Cream King truck visited the Maple Park Kops and Kids at the Movies event July 9 at the Civic Center youth drop-in center. Children were able to select their favorite ice cream treat...

    • Posted July 19, 2010
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  • Read with a cop

    Maple Park Police and the Maple Park Library hosted its first 'Story with the Chief' on March 1.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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