All posts by Lynn Meredith

  • One tree at a time

    Elburn—Elburn was awarded a $10,000 grant this week for the replacement of ash trees on public parkways throughout the village.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Village approves Elburn Station concept plan

    Elburn—Elburn Village Board on Tuesday evening voted 5-1 to approve the Elburn station development's concept plan. Jeff Walter was the sole vote opposing the plan.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Officer on duty at Metra during morning commute

    ELBURN—Commuters have been seeing a friendly uniformed face during their morning commutes.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • Police sued for false arrest

    Elburn—A man who was arrested for driving on an expired driver's license has filed suit against the Elburn Police for false arrest.

    • Posted February 25, 2011
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  • History Detectives: Where is the body buried?

    Pair try to unravel a century of history at Blackberry Cemetery Elburn—On any given day you'll find real life History Detectives hard at work, looking for where the bodies are buried.

    • Posted February 20, 2011
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  • Lessons of the past create the future

    Campton Twp.—Jerry Johnson has had a vision 30 years into the realizing: to create a living history farm from the 1840s on the Garfield farm in Campton Township.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Merger keeps people reading

    ELBURN—Every day, three to five large canvas bags arrive at the Elburn Town and Country Library. They are filled with books that patrons have ordered through interlibrary loan.

    • Posted February 15, 2011
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  • Above and beyond

    Public service becomes priority during blizzard ELBURN—Elburn firefighters, police officers, snow plow drivers, neighbors, Good Samaritans and a guy on a snowmobile rose above and beyond the usual to help those in need during Tuesday's blizzard.

    • Posted February 11, 2011
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  • Year-long celebration: St. Gall plans centennial events

    Elburn—When geneology and history buff Laura Chapman, who is director of liturgy at St. Gall Church, saw that the church would mark its 100th year as a parish, her mind started working on how the congregation could...

    • Posted February 5, 2011
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  • Donations needed to help community center go green

    ELBURN—The Elburn and Countryside Community Center received a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to help with the installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system, but the grant is not large enough to cover...

    • Posted January 29, 2011
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  • Alaskan adventure

    ANCHORAGE—With a goal in life to become an expedition guide and years of backpacking and camping experience under his belt, where else would Tyler Schmidt of Elburn go to college than Alaska Pacific University?

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • On the cutting edge

    Delnor Hospital’s da Vinci Robot improves outcomes Geneva—“Scapel, please” is no longer the only word in surgical procedures.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Boy Scout Park: the orphan by the tracks

    Elburn—Walk by the open lot northeast of the tracks on First Street, and you'll see glimpses of a space that was once Boy Scout Park.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • New church comes to Elburn

    Elburn—Variety is a luxury a growing population has when it comes, not only to restaurants and stores, but also to churches.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Elburn approves revised IGA

    Move extends agreement with Kaneland for 1 year Elburn—In October 2010, Elburn signed a three-year intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between local municipalities and the Kaneland School District that provided for land and cash dedications and school impact payments.

    • Posted January 21, 2011
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  • Leaders of tomorrow begin today

    Geneva—Practicing leadership skills can never start too early. Annabelle Letizia, 7, of Geneva is off to a good start.

    • Posted January 20, 2011
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  • Public works budget laid out for review

    by Lynn Meredith Elburn—Public Works, like the other village of Elburn departments, presented to the board on Monday its proposals for spending in the coming year. “We’re not voting. We’re just discussing at this point,” Village Administrator...

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • ‘Doc Hall’ building razed

    Elburn—Drive through downtown Elburn, and you may notice something missing. An empty lot sits where the two-story building on the east corner of North and Main was demolished Monday.

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Elburn Forest Preserve to have new entrance from within the village

    Elburn—To gain entrance to the Elburn Forest Preserve, you will no longer need to hop in your car and drive around to Route 38. Starting sometime this spring, you will be able to enter from within the...

    • Posted January 13, 2011
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  • What’s ahead for Elburn in 2011

    Elburn—2011 will be a year of progress for the village of Elburn as it continues projects begun in 2010 and looks to the future.

    • Posted January 7, 2011
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