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Maple Park discusses upcoming road projects

MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday discussed plans for upcoming village road projects. The first pavement repair project will be done on Ashton Drive and DeKalb Drive, and should be done within the next two weeks, according to Village Engineer Jeremy Lin. “I did a lot of field work today,” Lin told the… Keep Reading

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Maple Park board appoints Massa as trustee

MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday appointed its newest trustee, Valerie Massa, for a two-year term. Village President Kathleen Curtis announced that the board will appoint an additional trustee at the July Village Board meeting, leaving just one trustee seat for Maple Park to fill. Applications are still being accepted for that seat. Keep Reading

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Kaneland student starts his own ag business

MAPLE PARK—Cody Pitstick is going places … on a tractor. The Kaneland High School senior, president of the school’s FFA chapter, was born and raised on a Maple Park farm. He has plans to continue in the family business, and he’s already putting those plans into action. Pitstick recently purchased a piece of farm equipment… Keep Reading

Maple Park

Curtis urges residents to help protect local funding

ProtectMyTown.com launched to give voice to Maple Park residents MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis urged village residents to voice their opposition to a state proposal aimed at taking local revenue to fix the state’s budget problem. Residents can visit ProtectMyTown.com to send a letter to their local legislators and Governor Rauner. State attempts… Keep Reading

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Maple Park bids farewell to trustee Lunardon

MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday said goodbye to trustee Patricia Lunardon, who will step down from her position after eight full years of service on the board. “Thank you for your years of service,” President Kathleen Curtis said. “The Civic Center looks great.” Lunardon worked on the Maple Park Civic Center while… Keep Reading

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Maple Park High School reunion April 26

MAPLE PARK—Maple Park High School graduates will gather for an open house on Sunday, April 26, 1 to 4 p.m. at Maple Park Fire Station, 305 S. County Line Road, Maple Park. Guests and former students are also welcome to attend the reunion. Keep Reading

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Maple Park seeks to fill village government positions

MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Village President Kathy Curtis on Tuesday reiterated that the village still seeks to fill three empty trustee positions, one Planning Commission seat, and three Zoning Board of Appeals seats. “All across the village government, we are in need of assistance,” Curtis said. She stated that although the village has received phone calls… Keep Reading

Maple Park

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 exceed our total revenue because we will be using money from our reserve fund for road projects this… Keep Reading

Deb helps her father, Jerome (Red) Wiltse, unload 
sweet corn at the Wiltse's original farm stand 
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Wiltse farm celebrates 50 years

MAPLE PARK—It’s hard for Marie Wiltse to realize that it’s been 50 years since she and her family opened their farm stand on Route 38 in Maple Park. “They go by too fast,” she said. In addition to celebrating 50 years of farm stand business at the current location, Wiltse will also celebrate her 75th… Keep Reading

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HorsePower volunteer orientation April 14

MAPLE PARK—HorsePower Therapeutic Riding, located at Fox Chase Farm in Maple Park, will host a volunteer orientation on Tuesday, April 14. HorsePower and its growing program seek responsible and dedicated volunteers that are 14 years of age or older. HorsePower teaches creative and challenging horseback riding lessons to children and adults with physical, cognitive and… Keep Reading

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Photo: Taking the plunge

The Maple Park Police Department on Sunday participated in the 2015 Special Olympics Polar Plunge, held at Loon Lake in Silver Springs State Park, Yorkville. There are 22 different plunge locations throughout the State of Illinois. Maple Park Police joined 46 other groups and 507 total plungers, and braved the freezing waters in support of… Keep Reading

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Equine Humane Center acquires permanent home

MAPLE PARK—The Illinois Equine Humane Center, NFP (ILEHC), located in Maple Park, recently announced that after several years of housing horse rescue operations out of leased facilities, the not-for-profit organization recently secured a permanent home for their operations and continued horse rescue mission. “Everyone here at ILEHC is incredibly excited and relieved to finally have… Keep Reading

Maple Park

Maple Park amends village code

MAPLE PARK—The Maple Park Village Board on Tuesday unanimously passed a motion to amend Title 5 of the Village Code of “Public Health and Safety,” adding Chapter 10, “Medical Cannabis.” By virtue of this motion, the village will have to reexamine various other areas, such as zoning chapters. “Before the bow gets put on, we… Keep Reading

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Maple Park honors Sergeant Hodges

MAPLE PARK—Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta during Tuesday’s Village Board meeting recognized Sergeant Clarence Hodges, who entered retirement following his final day of duty on Feb. 27. Hodges’ replacement, Sergeant Tony Ayala, was introduced during the board meeting, with Acosta stating that Ayala will be a great addition to the rank structure. “I accept… Keep Reading

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HorsePower hosts therapeutic riding fundraiser

Photo: The third annual HorsePower Therapeutic Riding bowling fundraiser took place at the St. Charles Bowling Alley on Saturday, Feb. 21. A 50/50 raffle, bake sale, silent auction and awards ceremony took place, and pizza was served to guests. Ava Vitali, 3, of Geneva, holds her trophy proudly during lunch. Photo by Lynn Logan ST.… Keep Reading

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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 Curtis to appoint three new board members. Maple Park trustees Patricia Lunardon, Steve Nowak and Debra Armstrong will… Keep Reading

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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 to Maple Park two years ago with his wife and three children after residing in Elburn for 14… Keep Reading

Kaneland/Maple Park

Class teaches women to defend themselves

MAPLE PARK—About 15 local women recently completed a series of three RAD, “Rape Aggressive Defense,” classes at Kaneland High School. The class, led by Northern Illinois University police officer Junelle Smith, was offered to all area females ages 12 and older. “The most important aspect of the class is to teach women to be empowered… Keep Reading

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Maple Park couple cited for dead horse found on property

MAPLE PARK—The owners of a horse found dead on their property outside of Maple Park last week were cited by Kane County Animal Control for lack of sufficient shelter and for the horse’s water being frozen. According to Animal Control Director Brett Youngsteadt, his department received a call on the morning of Jan. 7 to… Keep Reading

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TV program to feature Olsen case

MAPLE PARK—The case of Bradley Olsen, a Maple Park man missing since 2007, will be featured on “Crime Stoppers Case Files” at 11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, on WPWR my50 Chicago. Olsen’s family has not given up hope on learning what happened to Bradley, who was last seen on Jan. 20, 2007, leaving Bar One,… Keep Reading

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