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Dunkin’ Donuts Elburn location breaks ground

ELBURN—Dunkin’ Donuts broke ground in late May for its new restaurant and drive-thru location on the Jewel-Osco property in Elburn. Although the restaurant was initially set to open sometime this spring, discussions between Dunkin’ Donuts and the Jewel-Osco held up construction until now. The plan, submitted by Dunkin’ Donuts to the village of Elburn in… Keep Reading

Elburn

Elburn Idol accepting applications

ELBURN—The Elburn Days Community Stage is currently accepting applications for the Elburn Idol singing competition. The contest is open to anyone age 9 and older. There are four different age groups: Junior (9-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-18) and Adult (19 and up). Each age division will have a winner that receives a $50 cash prize… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Faith

Parish prepares for Pentecost with candlelight prayer vigil

Photo: Members of St. Gall Catholic Church recently held a vigil in celebration of Pentecost. Courtesy photo by Donna Doherty submitted to DBehrends@elburnherald.com ELBURN—With new ministry comes new ideas, and St. Gall Catholic Church bore witness to a new idea on Friday. During a discussion about Pentecost and its importance to the church as a… Keep Reading

Elburn

Village considers credit card convenience fee

ELBURN—Residents will soon be required to pay a convenience fee of $2 when they pay village bills and fees with their credit card. Village Board members on Monday discussed the fee recommended by Village Finance Director Doug Elder to help cover the village’s cost of accepting credit. Elder said that the village had 859 credit… Keep Reading

Elburn

Village grants Community Center’s bill request

ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on Monday heard the Elburn and Countryside Community Center’s request to assist with costs associated with a broken water pipe in the building. The board granted an adjustment to the Community Center’s bill, waiving the $383.52 sewer charge portion of the bill, and giving the Community Center 12 months to pay… Keep Reading

Elburn

Elburn Idol applications now being accepted

ELBURN—The Elburn Days Community Stage is currently accepting applications for the Elburn Idol singing competition. The contest is open to ages 9 and older. There are four different age groups: Junior (9-12), Teen (13-15), Senior (16-18) and Adult (19 and up). Each age division will have a winner that receives a $50 cash prize and… Keep Reading

Elburn

Alternative to Elburn baseball request

ELBURN—Village officials on Monday declined a request from Elburn Youth Baseball and Softball League (EYBSL) that the village help to pay to move gates located in the Blackberry retention fields, instead making a suggestion for a less-costly solution. The village currently leases these fields, located along Keslinger Road near the water tower, to the EYBSL.… Keep Reading

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Elburn American Legion raffle winners

ELBURN—The following won $50 in the Elburn American Legion Post No. 360 raffle on April 25: F. Bonniki and David Dickinson of Elburn, Steve Hall of Maple Park, W. Schumacher of Batavia, Jon Vestor of DeKalb, Dave Scaffidi and Tom Reisel. The $100 winners were Allen Baumgartner, Martin Johnson and Gil Johnson of Elburn; Ernie… Keep Reading

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Elburn man arrested, charged with online solicitation

ELBURN—Peter J. LaSalle Jr., a former board member for the Elburn Youth Baseball and Softball League and local den leader, was arrested on May 16 and charged in connection with child sex crimes in Virginia. Authorities in Staunton, Va., issued a warrant for LaSalle’s arrest, charging him with two counts of online solicitation of a… Keep Reading

Color Guard members from Elburn American Legion Post No. 630 lead Elburn Cub Scout Troop 107, Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 and a host of other parade participants on a short trek from Elburn Lions Park to Blackberry Cemetery for the start of the Elburn Memorial Day Ceremony.

Photos: Memorial Day blessings

Photos from around our towns on Memorial Day. Photos by Natalie Juns, Lynn Logan and Patti Wilk Color Guard members from Elburn American Legion Post No. 630 lead Elburn Cub Scout Troop 107, Elburn Boy Scout Troop 7 and a host of other parade participants on a short trek from Elburn Lions Park to Blackberry… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Golf

Hole(s)-in-one at Hughes

A couple hole-in-ones were shot at Hughes Creek Golf Club in Elburn this past week. On May 21, Deb Peterson (right) of St. Charles shot a hole-in-one on the 140-yard hole No. 17, a par 3. Peterson’s shot was witnessed by Ken Peterson. On Sunday, Elburn’s Joel Speckman (below) shot a hole-in-one on the 152-yard… Keep Reading

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Elburn/Maple Park/Regional

Great turnout & success for Special Olympics fundraiser

ELBURN—Sunday marked the seventh annual Pulling for Special Olympics event, held at the St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club in Elburn. The event year after year continues to grow and includes more people who are passionate about raising funds for Special Olympics participants. The funds that are raised at the event are allocated for the participation fees… Keep Reading

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Friends of the Library raffle winners

The Friends of the Town and Country Public Library held their annual Spring Garden Raffle and Plant Sale on May 10 at the library. The drawing was supervised by Joan Hansen, executive vice president of the Friends. The winning raffle tickets were drawn by Friends member Concetta Hedrick. The winner of the first prize, a… Keep Reading

Elburn

Village Board approves senior living PUD agreement

SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday approved a Planned Unit Development (PUD) agreement for the future Senior Living Development that will be located on the north side of Galena Boulevard, just west of Division Drive. Representatives from PIRHL development shared a follow-up presentation of the details and specifics of how the senior living… Keep Reading

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Elburn

‘Soaring’ to a new location

“We’re spreading our wings so we can soar,” said Kristy Simon, owner of Soaring Heart Vintage. The shop moved to the edge of town, where Elburn’s Chamber of Commerce welcomed them with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the afternoon of May 14. Elburn resident Kristy Simon and Chamber of Commerce Vice President Dan Murphy from… Keep Reading

Elburn

Storage facility to move forward

Village to work with owners on road improvement requirement ELBURN—Elburn residents Laura and Brent Dempsey will move forward with their plans for a storage facility, now that the village has agreed to work with them on road improvement requirements. The village owns the other side of the road. The Dempseys plan to open a storage… Keep Reading

Elburn

Board supports Elburn coffeehouse facade upgrade

ELBURN—The new coffeehouse in town will soon get a face lift, thanks in part to a $5,000 facade grant from the village of Elburn. Tony and Ann Cobb of Elburn, owners of The Corner Grind, on Monday presented their plan to revamp the front of their new venture at 2 S. Main St. The Cobbs… Keep Reading

Elburn

Friends donate $5,000 to library

The Friends of the Town & Country Public Library on May 15 donated $5,000 to the library for its Summer Reading program, “Paws to Read,” which will take place from June 2 to Aug. 8. The money was raised from the annual flower/plant sale, Spring Garden raffle and ongoing Book Nook sale. Joan Hansen, executive… Keep Reading

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