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Community Center to host 2nd annual Chowdown

ELBURN—For the second consecutive year, the Elburn and Countryside Community Center will host its Chowdown event—part fundraiser, part community picnic. The event is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, outside of the Community Center, 525 N. Main St. Most of the scheduled events, which will appeal to… Keep Reading

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T&C Library announces History Keepers

ELBURN—The Elburn Town and Country Public Library recently announced its History Keepers group, which will promote and support local history and genealogy initiatives at the library. “The program also serves as a means for participants to support the library while building camaraderie and strengthening community pride,” said Amy Vidlak Girmscheid, History and Genealogy Collection coordinator… Keep Reading

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‘Read to the Rhythm’ at T&C Library

ELBURN—There are already 800 toddlers, children and teens signed up for Elburn Town and Country Library’s summer reading program, so it’s not too late for you to register and be a part of it. Besides a fun summer of reading new books, there are many prizes that participants can earn. As you get ready for… Keep Reading

Elburn/Sugar Grove

July 2 police blotter

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Elburn • An unidentified individual stole a dual screen DVD system and bluetooth earphones from a truck parked in a parking lot in 200 block of East North Street sometime… Keep Reading

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Antiques, vintage and other frivolous treasures at new shop in Elburn

ELBURN—Frivolous Treasures on Main Street in Elburn is open for business, although owners Cheryl and Marc Kuta say they are not done bringing merchandise into the shop. The store features antiques, vintage and vintage-inspired, Euro-chic and cast-iron garden items, as well as items in the urban homestead category, Cheryl said. The difference between antiques and… Keep Reading

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One goal, one bowl

Emily Laudent and Sydney Luse, two employees at Alice’s Place in Elburn, created a new sundae in celebration of the Chicago Blackhawks’ recent Stanley Cup victory. The Hawkey Sundae is a cup of vanilla ice cream covered with strawberry, raspberry and chocolate, and topped off with whipped cream and a hockey stick and puck made… Keep Reading

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Injured fawn healing nicely, but faces a long recovery

ELBURN—The caregivers at the Fox Valley Wildlife Center (FVWC) recently reported that a fawn that was hit by a car and brought to the center nearly a month ago is making a good recovery. “The fawn was lucky; he only had a hairline fracture,” FVWC Animal Care Specialist Robert Schuman said. Schuman said that often… Keep Reading

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Elburn to lift restrictions on Jewel shopping center

ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday voted 4-1 to lift restrictions on the type of development allowed in the Elburn Crossings parcel on Main Street and Route 38, where the Jewel-Osco is currently located. Trustee Jeff Walker was the lone vote against the item. Trustee John Krukoff was absent from the meeting. The initial agreement… Keep Reading

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Forest Preserve purchase of Patten property moving forward

ELBURN—Elburn Village Board trustees on Monday were more receptive to the Kane County Forest Preserve’s request to purchase commercial property on Route 47 after Kane County Board member Drew Frasz came back with a few incentives to sweeten the deal. Village Board members were less than enthusiastic about the request during a discussion at a… Keep Reading

Elburn

June 18 Police blotter

The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Elburn • Reimar L. Adriano, 25, of the 6800 block of S. Francisco Ave., Chicago, was charged on June 12 at 5 p.m. with speeding (43 in a 25 mph)… Keep Reading

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Elburn Days Craft Fair booth deadline extended

ELBURN—Still thinking of displaying your talents at the Elburn Days Craft Fair this August? The Elburn Chamber has extended the deadline for booth reservations. For more information or to have an application emailed to you, call the chamber office at (630) 365-2295 or visit www.elburn.com. This year’s Elburn Days Craft Fair will take place Friday,… Keep Reading

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Elburn residents to see lower electric rate in August

ELBURN—Elburn residents will see a new, lower rate on their electric bill, beginning in August. According to a press release from the village, when Com Ed released its new annual rate, beginning this month, the projected rate of 7.13 cents per kilowatt hour was lower than the negotiated Elburn aggregation rate of 7.32 cents per… Keep Reading

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Eddie Gaedel celebrates namesake’s 90th birthday

ELBURN—Eddie Gaedel, born in Chicago on June 8, 1925, would have been 90 years old on Monday. Accordingly, Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill in Elburn held an all-day celebration in honor of its namesake. Gaedel, born with dwarfism, grew to be only 3 feet, 7 inches tall, and weighed just 65 pounds. During World War… Keep Reading

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Eddie Gaedel requests variance for live entertainment

ELBURN—Eddie Gaedel Pub and Grill owner Annette Theobald recently requested a variance from the village of Elburn that would allow her restaurant to feature live entertainment and dancing. Although the space within the venue doesn’t allow for a separate dance floor, Theobald said she wants to leave that option in the variance description. “You can’t… Keep Reading

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Elburn Days Craft Fair booth deadline extended

ELBURN—Still thinking of displaying your talents at the Elburn Days Craft Fair this August? The Elburn Chamber has extended the deadline for booth reservations. For more information or to have an application emailed to you, call the chamber office at (630) 365-2295 or visit www.elburn.com. This year’s Elburn Days Craft Fair will take place Friday,… Keep Reading

Elburn

Photos: Heavy Metal

Construction of the Anderson Road overpass is ramping up, as four large beams, on their way to Elburn from Wausau, Wisc., came through downtown Elburn the morning of June 4. Turning left on North Street, the oversized beams on the tractor trailers were delivered to the contruction site. Keep Reading

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Elburn swears in new full-time police officer

ELBURN—Elburn police officer Victoria Gwizdak was sworn in during Monday Village Board meeting. Gwizdak told the board that she has enjoyed her first few weeks with the Elburn Police Department. Gwizdak came to Elburn by way of the Island Lake Police Department. She was recently recognized by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department, the Island Lake… Keep Reading

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Library offers waiver of fines with food pantry donation

ELBURN—Town and Country Public Library District patrons who owe fines for overdue books will be able to pay off their debt with a donation to the Elburn Countryside Food Pantry during the first two weeks of June. The program began on Monday. By noon that day, 55 food pantry donations had accumulated in the library… Keep Reading

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Elburn electricity aggregation program update

ELBURN—The state of Illinois has enabled municipalities to operate municipal aggregation programs for the benefit of its residents. Elburn was one of the first 20 municipalities in Illinois to manage an aggregation program on behalf of its residents. Since then, more than 300 Illinois communities have initiated aggregation programs. Municipal aggregation programs allows the village… Keep Reading

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