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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Go away, Fox River & Countryside Fire District

As information continues to surface regarding the substandard emergency services provided by a privately-owned company who call themselves Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue, the impact of this politically initiated land-grab for-profit scheme has gone from concerning to terrifying for the effected residents. Fox River’s pathetic response times have led to needless loss of property and… Keep Reading

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Letter: Say no to fire district territory takeover

Our neighbors—one a 22-year resident—will be voting against the proposed territory takeover by Fox River & Countryside Fire Protection District from the current Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District. Fox River & Countryside Trustee President Jim Gaffney stated in a Nov. 22, 2010, Daily Herald article that the Fire Protection District was “strapped for cash”… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you to Run for Fund supporters

On behalf of the Kaneland Blackberry Creek PTO, we would like to thank all those who were a vital part of our recent Run for Fund fundraiser. We would like to specially recognize Meijer and Dick’s Sporting Goods for their donations of raffle prizes, along with the Elburn Herald for their continued support. With the… Keep Reading

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Letter: Corn Boil Committee donates to community

This year, the Sugar Grove Corn Boil Committee is proud to be able to give back $14,000 to various community groups and organizations after a successful event this summer. Corn Boil President Jean Lindsey on Oct. 16 will present the donations to a variety of community organizations. The Corn Boil meeting and presentation ceremony will… Keep Reading

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Letter: Elburn American Legion Auxiliary honored for donation

The Elburn American Legion Auxiliary was honored recently at the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Illinois convention as the unit with the third-largest monetary donation to the National Veterans Creative Arts Program (NVCAP). Elburn Unit 630 received a certificate of appreciation. The purpose of the NVCAP is to recognize veterans for their creative accomplishments, and… Keep Reading

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Letter: Just say no to disconnection referendum

There will be a referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot about whether to disconnect and transfer territory from the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District to the Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District. I felt it was critically important for effected residents to really understand the issue. What I found out alarmed me, so… Keep Reading

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Thank you for another successful Fun Fest

For over 15 years, Maple Park Fun Fest has provided the community with an extraordinary way to celebrate summer’s end. We take pride in the fact that we are one of the last free festivals in the area, working as an all-volunteer, not-for-profit committee. With the help of our generous sponsors and volunteers, we were… Keep Reading

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Letter: A thank you from Elburn Fire Department

The Elburn Fire Department would like to thank the community for the generous support of our pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sept. 7. All the money raised is going to help two of Elburn Fire Department’s own firefighters who recently had children with significant medical problems and expenses. We were able to serve approximately 1,000 people.… Keep Reading

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Letter: Support the Sugar Grove Harvest Market

September is traditionally the best month for harvesting the tastiest tomatoes, juiciest fruits and healthiest broccoli and cauliflower. And tables at the Sugar Grove Farmers Market are overflowing with onions, peppers and greens. We conclude our season with the Harvest Market on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 8 a.m. until noon, rain or shine. The market… Keep Reading

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Letter: Looking back, looking forward

It’s been a little over a year since our community joined together and the Kindness Campaign was born. Our many thanks go out to the families, businesses, individuals and organizations that have joined in this journey. There have been countless acts of kindness and stories of compassion this past year. More than in previous years?… Keep Reading

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Letter: ‘Never forget’ Sept. 11, 2001

As we look back upon the events that occurred on this fateful day that left an indelible mark on the world, Sept. 11, 2001, it is very hard to believe that it’s been 13 years since the largest attack on American soil took over 3,000 lives in New York City, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Penn.… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you from the family of Carole A. Michels

Carole Michels touched the lives of many people—family and friends—in a very loving way. Thank you for your overwhelming response to her positive influence by attending her visitation and funeral at St. Gall Catholic Church, Elburn, Aug. 21-22. Our sincere thank you go out to the many individuals and teams that made it possible to… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thank you from Boy Scout Troop 7

On behalf of Boy Scout Troop 7, we’d like to thank the residents and businesses of Elburn, and the surrounding communities, who have shown so much support for the Troop. Whether you made a monetary donation, or donated your goods and services, you helped to make our pancake breakfast during Elburn Days a success. We’d… Keep Reading

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Letter: Thanking craft fair participants, volunteers

What a beautiful weekend for a craft fair. And on that note, The Elburn Chamber of Commerce would like to extend a big thank you to all the wonderful and talented crafters that participated in this past weekend’s Elburn Days event. We had 25 talented vendors out at Lions Park to display their beautiful goods—many… Keep Reading

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Letter: Make some memories at Elburn Days 2014

As the summer winds to a close, we can look back at some mild weather and hopefully some good times. Whether this summer was what you had hoped for, or whether it wasn’t, this weekend brings one last opportunity to make some memories. As the chairman of the Elburn Days Festival this year, my summer… Keep Reading

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Letter: Kaneland ‘ready to operate’? Not so fast

Superintendent Jeff Schuler said he is leaving the Kaneland schools “ready to operate.” Several School Board members express their appreciation (choking back tears at times) of his service and accomplishments as he leaves for his new job with the Wheaton-Warrenville School District. Unfortunately, the respective school business details warranting such “love” between board members and… Keep Reading

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