All posts by Natalie Juns
Sugar Grove residents speak out against proposed TIF district
SUGAR GROVE—More than 50 people from the Sugar Grove community attended the Sugar Grove Village Board Meeting on Tuesday to voice their opinion regarding proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district No. 2. The proposed TIF district would...
- Posted April 24, 2015
Kaminski Chiropractic opens in Sugar Grove
SUGAR GROVE—Michael Kaminski of Kaminski Chiropractic in Geneva recently expanded his services to Sugar Grove. His second chiropractic location, Sugar Grove Kaminski Chiropractic, is located at 40 Terry Drive, next to Rocky’s Dojo and Gym. Sugar Grove...
- Posted April 11, 2015
Sugar Grove authorizes Queens Gate Circle project
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday authorized a sanitary sewer project for Queens Gate Circle in Sugar Grove. Streets and Properties Supervisor Geoff Payton was made aware of a problem regarding Queens Gate Circle earlier...
- Posted April 10, 2015
SG resident disputes water bill
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Vishal Malhorta came before the Village Board on March 17 to dispute his water bill for the month of December 2014 and January 2015. Malhorta stated that he thought his meter was running...
- Posted April 3, 2015
Sugar Grove Village Board talks budget
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday reviewed its expenses for 2014 and discussed its budget for 2015-16. Village Finance Director Pat Chamberlin led the discussion, highlighting revenue from 2014. “Utility tax was a lot higher...
- Posted March 6, 2015
Sugar Grove considers a ‘mixed-use’ building
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed potentially developing a “mixed-use” building. The building would feature up to two floors of apartments, as well as retail shops on the first floor. In terms of location,...
- Posted February 20, 2015
Sugar Grove passes 2014 property tax levy
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday passed the 2014 property tax levy by a vote of 3-2. Village Board trustees Kevin Geary and Sean Herron voted “no” to the property tax levy. The estimated property...
- Posted December 4, 2014
Sugar Grove business offers therapeutic massage
Photo: A Time of Knead is located at 40 Terry Drive, Sugar Grove. Photo by Lynn Logan SUGAR GROVE—A Time of Knead, a professional therapeutic massage business located at 40 Terry Drive in Sugar Grove, opened its...
- Posted November 14, 2014
Equine Humane Center hosts Farm, Tack Festival
MAPLE PARK—The Illinois Equine Humane Center in Maple Park last month hosted its annual Farm Festival and Tack Sale. The center is located on the grounds of Promise Equestrian Center. The event featured face and pumpkin painting,...
- Posted November 14, 2014
Sugar Grove proposes property tax levy
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday announced a proposed property tax levy increase for 2014. Sugar Grove Finance Director Pat Chamberlin said during the meeting that the board is considering a 2.2 percent increase for...
- Posted November 6, 2014
Sugar Grove Ace Hardware celebrates grand opening
Photo: Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels (left to right), Sugar Grove Ace Hardware owner Mark Driscoll, Laure Driscoll, Danielle Driscoll, Sugar Grove Chamber President Steve Ekker and trustee Mari Johnson celebrate the opening of the village’s...
- Posted October 24, 2014
Architects propose Sugar Grove senior living apartment
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday heard from Thad Gleason, owner of Gleason Architects P.C., as he presented a senior living development plan for Senescent Healthcare, LLC of Lincolnshire. Gleason Architects P.C., an architectural company...
- Posted October 24, 2014
Sugar Grove readies new library director
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library will welcome Naperville resident Shannon Halikias as its new library director when she officially begins her duties on Monday, Oct. 20. Halikias is eager to start in her new position as...
- Posted October 20, 2014
Sugar Grove denies BP consumption, gambling license
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-1 to deny a request for a liquor license that would allow on-site alcohol consumption and facilitate video gaming at the BP Gas Station located on Route 47...
- Posted October 10, 2014
Bakery truck to make Elburn Car Show appearance
ELBURN—Red (Charles) Singleton of Elgin, Ill., plans to feature his antique bakery truck, which he purchased in Elburn, in the Elburn Car Show this Sunday at Lions Park, 500 Filmore St. Singleton was introduced to the vehicle,...
- Posted October 4, 2014
‘Purple Store’ collecting funds, goods for Hughes
KANEVILLE—Hill’s Country Store, aka the “Purple Store,” in Kaneville, is currently collecting funds and goods for Beverly Holmes Hughes and her family. Hughes was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive brain tumor, last summer. Hill’s Country Store...
- Posted October 3, 2014
Sugar Grove discusses Rt. 30, Dugan Road improvement project
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday heard from HR Green consultant Jack Melhuish. The representative presented an advanced improvement project for the Route 30 and Dugan Road intersection, which will involve the addition of several...
- Posted September 19, 2014
Sugar Grove library director accepts Zion position
SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Public Library Director Carol Dolin will move on from her current position and take on a new role at the Zion-Benton Public Library District in October as its new director. Dolin was hired as...
- Posted September 12, 2014
Sugar Grove discusses I-88 corridor land use
SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed general long-range plans for land use near the future I-88 corridor. The topic of where agricultural land and development would be placed was the center of the board’s...
- Posted September 5, 2014
Plane makes emergency landing at Aurora Airport
SUGAR GROVE—An airplane traveling from Michigan on Aug. 13 was forced to make an emergency landing at Aurora Municipal Airport, 43W636 Route 30 in Sugar Grove. The plane’s landing gear had malfunctioned and would not deploy. The...
- Posted August 22, 2014