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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

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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

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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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School Board approves scoreboard contract

KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on May 27 voted 5-2 to approve a contract with Correct Digital Displays for $43,792. The company will install a scoreboard on the varsity football field at Kaneland High School. Trustees Pedro Rivas and Ryan Kerry voted against the item. According to a report by Kaneland’s Associate Superintendent Dr. Julie-Ann Fuchs,… Keep Reading

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Village Board approves four-year contract for full-time police

ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board on May 18 approved a new four-year contract for full-time police officers and sergeants. The vote was unanimous, with trustee Ken Anderson remarking that the move to a four-year contract was a good one. Anderson also said he would like to see officers make an effort to practice community policing, engaging… Keep Reading

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Elburn Fire Department paramedics earn their VMO certification

ELBURN—Paramedics try to work within what emergency medicine calls “Golden Hour”—the time frame to get an injured person from the scene of an accident to the operating room, giving the trauma patient his or her best chance for survival. When the injured person is trapped inside the vehicle, it significantly complicates the effort. For that… Keep Reading

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