Author Archive: RVP Editor

City Council approves release of transcripts from closed sessions

At the City Council meeting held on Tuesday, Sept. 6, Council approved the release of transcripts from a closed session meeting that occurred on November 23, 2020. The purpose of this closed session was to discuss the threat of a lawsuit related to the Elmhurst Extended Care Development Project. At […]


LWV concerned about School Board holding fewer meetings; Also, some committee meetings no longer being recorded

By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT Marsha Baker, a member of the Elmhurst League of Women Voters, spoke up during the public-participation segment of the recent Board meeting of School District 205.  Baker said the LWV was concerned about the board’s reduction in the number of its board meetings, […]


7th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest returns on Sept. 17

The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is geared up for the return of the 7th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 1 to 6 p.m. on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, located at 120 E. Park Ave. in downtown Elmhurst. After record-setting attendance last year, the […]


William “Bill” Joseph Igoe, 97

William “Bill” Joseph Igoe, 97

Services Friday, Saturday William Joseph Igoe, of Elmhurst, died on Sept. 10 at the age of 97.  Born July 9, 1925 to William and Mary (McKeon) Igoe in Chicago, Bill was the youngest of five children. He graduated from Austin High School in 1943. In his high school yearbook, he […]


Stanley Louis Harding, 78

On September 1, 2022 at the age of 78, Stanley Louis Harding of Elmhurst received his eternal reward. Stan was a family man, retired pastor, U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, musician, and craftsman. Stan was born in Louisville to Bill and Becky (Ditto) Harding. He and his siblings […]


Community Calendar

Pick of the Week Saturday, Sept. 17 Heritage Foundation’s 7th annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest From 1 to 6 p.m., the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation will host the 7th annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum. Proceeds from the event support the Elmhurst History Museum […]


Police Reports

The Elmhurst Police Department recently reported the following arrests and citations. Persons charged with domestic battery are not named in order to protect the privacy of victims. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a conviction, and that subjects are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court […]


Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On; GMTT brings Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ to the stage

GreenMan Theatre returns to regular performances this fall with Shakespeare’s comic romance “The Tempest.” Many talented local actors are set to appear in the production which runs for three weeks, starting Friday, Sept. 16. Performances take place at GreenMan Theatre’s space at 232 S. York St. Shows are Friday and […]


Addison Police meet with homeowners in Golden Gate subdivision; Residents concerned with speeding vehicles in area

Addison Police meet with homeowners in Golden Gate subdivision; Residents concerned with speeding vehicles in area

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Addison Police Administrative Sergeant Omar Brucal and Crime Prevention Officer Malwina Sobanski met at Village Hall with residents of the Golden Gate subdivision to discuss traffic safety concerns in this area.     The Golden Gate subdivision is located south of Lake Street (U.S. Rte. 20), and […]


Criminal suspect jumps from squad car, flees on foot; Man accused of catalytic converter theft remains at large

On Thursday, Sept. 1, Elmhurst Police detectives arrested two suspects for the commission of catalytic converter theft.  The theft occurred in DuPage County and officers took the suspects into custody near Cicero and Erie streets in Chicago. At 2:01 p.m., a marked Elmhurst Police car was transporting one of the […]