All posts tagged "Mari Johnson"

  • Sugar Grove considering Route 47 name change

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the process of changing the name of the stretch of Route 47 in Sugar Grove to “Sugar Grove Parkway.” The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Sugar Grove originally...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • SG Village Board reflects on 2013 accomplishments

    by Natalie Juns SUGAR GROVE—When Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels reflects on the village’s 2013, he thinks of the accomplishments and progress the Village Board made this year. Progress with the Route 47/I-88 interchange and Dugan/Route...

    • Posted December 29, 2013
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  • SG Citizen Survey yields encouraging results

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday discussed the results of the village’s 2013 Citizen Survey. Results from the survey were generally positive, though residents reported dissatisfaction with economic development and cable TV. The cable TV...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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  • Mallard Point still an issue of contention for Geary

    SUGAR GROVE—Long-simmering tensions between Village President Sean Michels and his challenger, trustee Kevin Geary, spilled into public view just weeks prior to the April 9 election for Village President.

    • Posted April 5, 2013
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  • SG Village Board approves temporary use of video gaming machines

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove Village Hall on Tuesday was host to approximately 55 residents—some local, some from nearby villages—for the Sugar Grove Village Board’s discussion and vote regarding a proposed ordinance to temporarily allow video gaming in the...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • To game or not to game?

    SUGAR GROVE—So many residents packed Tuesday’s Village Board meeting to debate whether the village should ban video gaming that additional chairs had to be brought in to accommodate the crowd.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • Wine shop proposes opening in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE—A new wine shop may be coming to Sugar Grove, following the Sugar Grove Village Board’s 5-0 approval of a special use permit, a liquor license and several zoning variances for 34 Terry Drive.

    • Posted July 21, 2012
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  • How to save a life

    SG trustee rescues neighbor, hopes to spread awareness SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident and Village Board member Mari Johnson suspected something was wrong with her neighbor, a man named Bob who is in his late 60s, suffers from...

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • New beginning for WSB

    West Suburban Bank, located at 522 Route 47 in Sugar Grove, held a ribbon cutting and after-hours event on April 18. Following the ribbon cutting, there was a plaque ceremony, refreshments and networking.

    • Posted April 27, 2012
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  • SG Library Board votes in favor of mediation with former director

    Measure opens the door to possible return of Hughes SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Library Board at its meeting on Oct. 13 voted 4-3 in favor of mediation between board trustees and former library director Beverly Holmes Hughes.

    • Posted October 21, 2011
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  • Building a better Sugar Grove

    Sugar Grove group seeks to inform, organize community SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Public Library's ongoing saga this past summer brought out anger, resentment and frustration from many residents, but it also brought to light how important it is...

    • Posted September 23, 2011
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  • Letter: No intention of ‘moving on’

    I would like to discuss the issues of the Sugar Grove Library Board.

    • Posted September 15, 2011
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  • A break from the pattern

    Library Board releases statement about firing Hughes; conflicts continue among board

    • Posted September 2, 2011
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  • Village discusses open burning regulations

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove residents in attendance during the village Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday night wanted to make it clear that they very much enjoy their open burning rights.

    • Posted June 10, 2011
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  • Village approves non-standard pavement amendment

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday voted 5-1 to approve a text amendment allowing the use of non-standard at-grade pavement in driveway right-of-way aprons.

    • Posted May 20, 2011
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  • Board members start new terms

    SUGAR GROVE—Village Board trustees Kevin Geary, Mari Johnson and David Paluch were sworn into office by Kane County Board member Drew Frasz during the Village Board meeting on Tuesday.

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Letter: Thanks to ‘Knight of Fun’ contributors

    The Spring Fundraising Committee of the Kaneland High School Sports Boosters would like to extend a big thank you to all the contributors, helpers and attendees to our "Knight of Fun" event, held March 5 at Lions...

    • Posted April 7, 2011
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  • Q&A: Sugar Grove Village Board

    Candidates: David Paluch, Kevin Geary, Mari Johnson, Mark Buschbacher Note: Voters can select up to three candidates.

    • Posted April 2, 2011
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  • Candidates see commercial growth as key to Sugar Grove’s future

    Sugar Grove—A balanced budget and attracting new businesses to Sugar Grove were issues agreed upon by candidates running for village trustee at a candidate forum last week.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • SG village members reflect on 2010

    SUGAR GROVE—When Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels looks back on the village's achievements in 2010, images of completed roads and golden arches will easily come to mind.

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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