Bensenville News

Primary election night wraps up early in DuPage

Primary election night wraps up early in DuPage

Republican: Hart ousts DiCianni; garners almost 60% of vote for Board Chair Democratic: Willis bests challenger for Rep; Yoo, Chaplin, Garcia earn ballot spots   By Dee Longfellow For The Independent Tuesday night wrapped up early with most of the races in DuPage County called, although unofficially, just after 11 […]

 
 

Former Sen. Tom Cullerton pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former Sen. Tom Cullerton pleads guilty to embezzlement

Plea deal calls for nearly $250,000 restitution, possible prison time By Peter Hancock Capitol News Illinois Former state Sen. Tom Cullerton pleaded guilty March 8 to one count of embezzlement and could face more than a year in federal prison. During a plea hearing in federal court in Chicago, Cullerton […]

 
 

Board approves 100% paper ballots for DuPage County 

New voting system on the way for 2022 primary election On Tuesday, Oct. 26, the DuPage County Board unanimously approved funding for DuPage County Clerk Jean Kaczmarek’s request for a new voting system which features 100 percent paper ballots. The Clerk’s office selected the Hart InterCivic Verity paper voting solution […]

 
 

DuPage County Board approves new district maps

The DuPage County Board voted Tuesday, Oct. 26 to approve new County Board district boundaries for the next decade.  The County Board is required by state law to complete the reapportionment process every 10 years following the U.S. Census to ensure each County Board district represents a substantially equal number […]

 
 

Bensenville Independent 5/13/2021

Bensenville Independent 5/13/2021

 
 

Bensenville Independant 5/6/2021

 
 

County announces COVID-19 test site winter operations plan; Site at Villa Park’s Odeum to reopen

The DuPage County COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test Site will activate its Winter Operations Plan starting on Monday, Nov. 30. The plan will allow testing to be available for individuals through the winter months while maintaining safe conditions for staff and visitors. The COVID-19 Drive-Thru Test Site location will remain at the […]

 
 

County announces a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

County announces a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

Odeum in Villa Park opens Monday, Nov. 23 In response to the exponential spread of COVID-19 cases and the increased need for testing, the DuPage County Health Department is announcing the addition of a second community-based drive-thru testing site to provide additional testing resources in DuPage County. The additional COVID-19 […]

 
 

Free COVID-19 Testing Available at Churchville Middle School

 The Village of Bensenville and the City of Elmhurst are co-hosting a drive through community testing site in the Churchville Middle School parking lot on November 9 and 10, 2020. Free testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. Churchville Middle School is located at […]

 
 

DuPage Health Department urges collaborative action on COVID-19 resurgence mitigations

DuPage Health Department urges collaborative action on COVID-19 resurgence mitigations

Governor calls for restrictions amid rise in number of cases to reduce spread Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have announced the need for COVID-19 resurgence mitigation in Region 8, which includes DuPage and Kane counties, beginning Friday, Oct. 23. The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) […]