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Elmhurst Museum Day coming Sunday

Museum Day has been a long-standing tradition in Elmhurst over the last 25 years when the city recognizes the many positive contributions its local museums make to the cultural fabric of the community. Each May, Elmhurst museums come together to open their doors during the free Museum Day celebration. After […]

 
 

Area manufacturers visit Village Hall

On Wednesday, April 20, Addison Mayor Richard Veenstra welcomed industrial business representatives to the Manufacturers Social Event at Addison Village Hall. The keynote speaker was Sarah Hartwick, vice president of education & workforce policy for the Illinois Manufacturers Association (IMA), who spoke on workforce issues across Illinois and initiatives to […]

 
 

UCCA’s Taste of the Town: Dining for a Cause

United Community Concerns Association is excited to announce the 5th annual Taste of the Town: Dining for a Cause, an Elmhurst food and drink experience. Participating restaurants and businesses will hold Eat & Earn events throughout the month of May to benefit Elmhurst School District 205 families experiencing food scarcity. […]

 
 

Elmhurst man caught in crossfire of shooting in Loop; Incident wounds two in Chicago Theater District

By Dee Longfellow FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT An Elmhurst resident was shot and wounded in downtown Chicago near the Theater District last week. Ryan Bush, a Nederlander Theater stagehand, along with a fellow stagehand from Elmhurst, had just departed the theater late Sunday afternoon, May 1, when they heard gunfire, […]

 
 

Timothy Christian breaks ground on $7 million stadium

Timothy Christian breaks ground on $7 million stadium

Timothy Christian Schools hosted a groundbreaking celebration on Saturday, May 7 for their new $7 million soccer and track stadium that will put them among the elite for sport complexes. The new stadium will include artificial turf soccer field, lighting, sound, press box, tennis courts, an 8-lane track, and seats […]

 
 

ECT presents ‘Disney’s Descendants: The Musical’; Performances set for May 6 – 8 at Trinity High School in River Forest

Elmhurst Children’s Theatre has announced production details for Disney’s Descendants: The Musical.  Directed by Jeremy Nemec, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical takes the stage from May 6 through 8 in Trinity High School’s newly renovated auditorium. About the show… Set during present day in the fictional kingdom of Auradon, all of […]

 
 

ACA announces Ukrainian Refugee Benefit and Art Sale

The public is invited to join the Addison Center for the Arts (ACA) and artists/activists Tania Blanco and Jennifer Hereth in the ACA’s fundraising efforts to benefit Ukrainian refugees. There will an art sale and exhibition at the ACA Gallery opening Thursday, May 5, remaining through June 18. The highlight […]

 
 

UCCA’s Taste of the Town: Dining for a Cause

United Community Concerns Association is excited to announce the 5th annual Taste of the Town: Dining for a Cause, an Elmhurst food and drink experience. Participating restaurants and businesses will hold Eat & Earn events throughout the month of May to benefit Elmhurst School District 205 families experiencing food scarcity. […]

 
 

District 205 allocated $4.1 million in ESSER funds; uses $1.24M so far; Federal program addresses impact of pandemic on schools

By Chris Fox FOR THE ELMHURST INDEPENDENT The meeting of Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board held on Tuesday, April 26 featured a presentation about how the district plans to spend its Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Act (ESSER) funds. The federal ESSER funds are related to addressing […]

 
 

Participants include County Board, Forest Preserve Board; League of Women Voters plans Candidate’s Forum;

On Sunday, May 15 from 1:30-6 p.m., the LWV Elmhurst plans to hold an in-person candidate forum at Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N. York Road, for those running in the upcoming General Primary Election on Tuesday, June 28. The candidates have been invited in the following contested races: 1:45 to […]