All posts by Mary Parrilli

  • Kaneville applies for tornado siren system grant

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville Village President Pat Hill on April 16 announced that the village has applied for a grant that would help set up a tornado siren system. The grant, if received, will provide $19,800 toward the system. “It’s...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • Maple Park approves budget

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved its budget for the fiscal year, beginning May 1, 2015, and ending April 30, 2016. The budget shows total expenses exceeding total revenue by $97,490. “Our expenses...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • Kaneville village clerk announces resignation

    KANEVILLE—Kaneville Village Clerk Serina Hauser on Thursday announced her resignation. She said she will stay on in her current position until a replacement is found. “The job was just getting to be a little much for her,...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Maple Park seeks applications for vacant trustee positions

    MAPLE PARK—The time has come and gone for Maple Park residents to declare candidacy the Village Board’s three vacant trustee spots. But that doesn’t mean those seats will go unfilled. It’s now up to Village President Kathleen...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Maple Park introduces new board trustee

    MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village President Kathleen Curtis on Feb. 3 introduced new board trustee J.P. Dries, who is also a member of the Maple Park Planning Commission. Dries introduced himself to the board, explaining that he moved...

    • Posted February 16, 2015
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  • Spread the word

    Kaneville to participate in newsletter initiative KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board recently decided to participate in a town-wide newsletter initiative that will contain news highlights from various entities within the village. Kaneville resident Karen Flamand on Jan. 15...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Kaneville looks back on 2014

    KANEVILLE—As 2014 recently came to a close, the village of Kaneville reflected upon its biggest moments and accomplishments of the past year. Some of the village’s completed projects in 2014 were in the works for years beforehand;...

    • Posted January 10, 2015
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  • Fundraising year winds down for Maple Park Police

    MAPLE PARK—As the Illinois Special Olympics fundraising year comes to a close, the Maple Park Police Department is taking inventory and feeling proud. The Police Department has been fundraising all year, hosting events and raising money for...

    • Posted November 15, 2014
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  • Maple Park to seek unpaid utility taxes

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday approved an item to seek the collection of unpaid municipal utility taxes from companies like ComEd and Nicor. The village has made an agreement with the company Cozen O’Connor...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • Maple Park revisits carnival regulation ordinance

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday revisited an ordinance to regulate carnivals within Maple Park. The board’s discussion centered on what would be an appropriate fee for a carnival license. Several members of the board...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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  • Maple Park withholds action on circus amendment

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday withheld action regarding a vote to regulate carnivals within the village. The original purpose of the amendment was to regulate carnivals and circuses as to prevent animal cruelty that...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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  • Kaneville approves tree removal, discusses sidewalk repairs

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on Sept. 18 approved a bid for $1,780 to remove four trees on Meryl Road. The cost includes the removal of all stumps and wood by Martinez Landscaping. The board also discussed the...

    • Posted September 27, 2014
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  • Maple Park approves street maintenance, upkeep

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve a resolution for maintenance of streets and highways. The resolution was intended to authorize the village to use Motor Fuel Tax funds for the maintenance...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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  • Local village officials gather for Metro West barbecue

    ELBURN—The Metro West Council of Government held its annual barbecue meet-and-greet on June 26 at the Elburn Lion’s Club. The event served as a time for lead members of Metro West to get together and learn about...

    • Posted July 11, 2014
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    Maple Park Police Department continues Special Olympics fundraising success

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Police Department is not only interested in upholding the safety of the citizens of Maple Park, it’s also volunteering for and funding the Special Olympics. In fact, already this year, and with only...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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  • Kaneville looks into implementing severe weather siren

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville is still gathering information on how to implement a severe weather siren in town. Kaneville Village President Pat Hill on June 19 updated the board with her findings regarding the implementation. “This whole...

    • Posted June 27, 2014
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  • Kaneville culverts near completion

    KANEVILLE—The village of Kaneville has recently done a considerable amount of roadwork, including the repair and upkeep of culverts and ditches within village limits. Trustee Carl Hauser at the Village Board’s June 19 meeting said that the...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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  • Maple Park discusses water service rates, charges

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday discussed the need for an increase in village water service rates and charges. “We should have been increasing the rates every year, but we haven’t. And now we have...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Kaneville extends leaf-burning hours

    KANEVILLE—The Kaneville Village Board on April 17 voted in favor of extending springtime leaf-burning hours. Village trustee Mike Maple had proposed the extension to the board, stating that he would rather extend the hours during the week...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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  • Maple Park approves South St. rezoning

    MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on April 1 heard from the public in regard to the rezoning of the land parcel at 402 South St. The board passed the rezoning by a vote of 5-1, with...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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