All posts by Lynn Meredith

  • Chipping away at challenges

    Elburn—The village of Elburn worked to meet the challenges of budget belt-tightening in ways large and small, and in the process completed ongoing projects during 2010.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Masons give back

    Local fraternal organization promotes good works and good character Elburn—Most of us have heard of the Shriners and their children's hospitals that treat burn, spinal cord and orthopedic conditions free of charge for any child under the age...

    • Posted December 26, 2010
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  • Making a million meals in a weekend

    St. Charles—Who said it can't be done? Christ Community Church (CCC), with campuses in St. Charles, Aurora and DeKalb, took a stab at packaging one million meals for Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) on two weekends in...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Taking a first look at Elburn Police budget

    Elburn—Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith presented the public safety budget to the Committee of the Whole in the first of at least two looks at department needs for the coming year. One need in particular is the...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Web of winter snowmobile trails

    Regional—Little do we know when the weather is warm and the ground is clear that a web of trails surrounds the Kaneland community.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • A Heart for medicine: Taking time to care

    Elburn MD closes solo practice after 10 years Elburn—In this day of fast-paced, revolving-door medicine, the opportunity to spend time with your personal physician is almost non-existent—unless you were a patient of Dr. Tom Collinett of Elburn Health...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Wasco Diamonds fastpitch softball on way to Elburn

    Elburn—The Wasco Diamonds Girls Fastpitch Softball club is well on its way to having its new practice and training home in Elburn.

    • Posted December 11, 2010
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  • Lead on: NIU student teams up with a Leader Dog

    Elburn—For 10 years, Cory Lipsett, who is visually impaired, used a cane to help him find his way around obstacles that he encountered in his daily life.

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Powerful choices

    Residents will vote on power provider Elburn—Elburn residents will soon be able to vote on whether they want the village to decide who supplies electricity to the village.

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • New Chamber president ready to step up

    Editor’s Note: Leslie Flint is the Design Director of the Elburn Herald. Elburn—Supporting a community isn't difficult when you enjoy the people and the town. Leslie Flint will take over the reins as president of the Elburn Chamber...

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Christmas Stroll trail mix

    Elburn—Join in the community spirit as you hit the trail through downtown Elburn for a mix of fun and food on Friday, Dec. 3.

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Ring the bell for neighbors in need

    ELB, SG, KNVL—Take a break from your holiday schedule and help your neighbors in need this season by volunteering to ring the bells in front of the Elburn and Sugar Grove Jewel stores and Elburn Ream's Meat...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • The process begins

    Elburn Village Board begins difficult budget process ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board took a first look at what will be a series of reviews of its 2012 budget at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday. The process...

    • Posted November 26, 2010
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  • Let the businesses do the decorating

    Elburn—Over the next few weeks, you can browse Elburn businesses and find the tree you'd like to take home.

    • Posted November 20, 2010
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  • Tapping the storehouse of joy

    Geneva—In his career in the senior living industry, Dick Hattan hears seniors talking daily, all day long, about their memories.

    • Posted November 14, 2010
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  • Beading buffet-style

    Sugar Grove—It's hard to imagine a more relaxing way to spend an evening than stringing beads into necklaces and bracelets, sipping wine, sampling appetizers, all while helping out a good cause.

    • Posted November 8, 2010
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  • MP signs IGA with Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK—In a close vote, the Maple Park Village Board passed a motion to sign an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted November 5, 2010
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  • Recipient ruse

    Graceffa tricked into attending ceremony in her honor Sugar Grove—Those closest to Pat Graceffa knew it would be difficult to get her to attend the 2010 Roscoe Ebey Citizen of the Year Award ceremony unless she believed it...

    • Posted November 5, 2010
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  • Sweet dream comes true

    Shop in downtown Elburn will offer pastries and more ELBURN—Danish, brioche, fruit tarts, fancy cakes. Get your sweet tooth ready for a treat. Made From Scratch will open Dec. 1 in downtown Elburn, at 2 S. Main St.

    • Posted November 3, 2010
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  • MP mulls intergovernmental agreement

    Discussion with Kaneland focused on handling growth MAPLE PARK—A lot has changed in the six years since Kaneland School District and the municipalities in the district signed their first intergovernmental agreement (IGA). In 2004, growth was omnipresent; today,...

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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