All posts by Lynn Meredith

  • Stoffa escorts families of fallen firefighters

    Stoffa escorts families of fallen firefighters ELBURN—For the fourth year in a row, retired Elburn and Countryside Firefighter Lt. Mike Stoffa will escort the family of a fallen firefighter at the National Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial weekend.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Annexation hearing closed

    ELBURN—After hearing a final comment and letter from supporters of the Elburn Station plan, the Elburn Village Board on Tuesday voted to close the public hearing that has been open since May.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Anderson seeks re-election

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board President Dave Anderson recently announced that he will run for re-election in 2013.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Small-town festival, big-time entertainment

    Maple Park—Started in 1998, Maple Park Fun Fest features three days of bands, crafters, vendors, a toilet bowl race and a 5K fun run, all taking place over Labor Day weekend and culminating in a fireworks display.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Titleholders retire

    Passing down the commode to a new generation Maple Park—The combined forces of three women decorating a toilet bowl to win Best in Show in the eighth annual Toilet Bowl Race for the last several years.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Ready for a Romp

    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.

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Fun Fest: Casual fun gets official

    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...

    • Posted August 30, 2012
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  • Residents speak: Elburn Station public hearing remains open

    ELBURN—With a village trustee absent again this week, the Elburn Village Board on Monday agreed to keep the Elburn Station public hearing open until all members are present.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • They serve

    Lions Club: a presence in the community since 1929 Elburn—The Elburn Lions Club has hosted the annual Elburn Days celebration since 1930. The first-ever Elburn Days, however, was billed as the “Elburn Road Celebration and Fall Festival,” and...

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • Community stage provides outlet for young talent

    Elburn—Judi Day is a volunteer who wears two hats when Elburn Days rolls around.

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • No vote yet

    Elburn Station annexation hearing remains open ELBURN—There's still time to make your voice heard concerning the Elburn Station annexation agreement with ShoDeen.

    • Posted August 9, 2012
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  • Ministry of presence

    Father Seigel welcomed to St. Gall ELBURN—The Rev. Timothy Seigel says that a church at its very core is all about presence.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • Drought’s effect on corn not yet known

    ELBURN—With this season’s lack of rainfall, lawns aren’t the only plant life that is being stressed. One look at the surrounding corn fields, and you will see stalks that are significantly shorter than usual and displaying spikey...

    • Posted July 26, 2012
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  • Elburn owner renovates downtown Batavia bar

    BATAVIA—Elburn resident Mark Hogan knows the right time and the right place when he sees it: he's been doing it in the restaurant business for years.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Light years ahead

    WCC graduates first solar energy technologies class SUGAR GROVE—With fuel costs rising, it's comforting to know that the cost of one form of energy is actually going down.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • Public speaks at annexation hearing

    ELBURN—A small crowd at the Elburn Village Board meeting on Monday voiced their concerns about the annexation and planned development agreement between the village and Elburn Station.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Don’t ‘bee’ left out

    Attend the Senior Spelling Bee SUGAR GROVE—Can you spell “palindrome?” How about “minuscule?” If these are a cinch and you're 50 years of age or older, you can show off your spelling skills at the third annual Senior...

    • Posted July 13, 2012
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  • Water, sewer fees get fresh look

    New engineering firm proposes fee changes, ShoDeen raises concern ELBURN—A representative from a developer of a proposed plan that would double Elburn’s population raised concerns Monday after village officials heard a presentation that recommended the village raise water...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • Public comment on Elburn Station development remains open

    ELBURN—The public hearing on whether or not to annex the Sho-Deen development into the village of Elburn has been open since May 27.

    • Posted July 5, 2012
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  • County preserves ‘Rustic Roads’

    Program retains area's agricultural roots ELBURN—Take a turn down Pouley Road, between Keslinger and Hughes roads, and you'll get a sense of rural Elburn before the train and the subdivisions arrived in town.

    • Posted June 28, 2012
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