After an extensive renovation at Memorial Park, the Batavia Park District will celebrate with a rededication ceremony and activities.
GENEVA – Colonies of fairies live in Theresa Jaeger’s Geneva garden.
ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles on Tuesday announced the names of the 13 people who want to serve the two years left of the 3rd Ward term Mayor Ray Rogina once held.
ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board gave a thumbs-up Monday night to a liquor license for Chico’s Tacos, which opened last year at 107 Valley Drive in Elburn.
BATAVIA – The Batavia Park District’s Harold Hall Quarry Beach will open for the season on schedule June 1, despite being flooded out during heavy rains in April.
MOOSEHEART – TV star Erik Estrada of “CHiPS” fame paid a visit to Mooseheart Child City & School near Batavia last weekend to participate in the 10th annual Blessing of the Bikes event and help raise a record amount of money.
SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Park District has received a $400,000 state grant that will fund about half the cost of Harter Community Park, which will be developed on 14.8 acres south of Harter Road and west of Route 47 at the Harter Middle School campus.
GENEVA – St. Charles School District 303 is trying to get the Illinois State Board of Education brought on as a third-party defendant in the lawsuit over the reconfiguration of two elementary schools.
GENEVA – The Geneva City Council voted Monday to appoint Tom Simonian as 5th Ward alderman, but two aldermen cast no votes, and at least one of them said he didn’t like the process used to select the new appointee.
ELBURN – More than 20 car owners in the village awoke Monday morning to find their vehicles burglarized, prompting police in the village to warn people to lock their car doors and remove valuables from the vehicles.
ST. CHARLES – A man who claimed to be Jesus Christ was charged Sunday morning with criminal trespass after he wouldn’t leave Hotel Baker in downtown St. Charles, according to a St. Charles Police Department report.
BATAVIA – Five people were charged Sunday after an underage drinking party in the 400 block of Wolcott Lane in Batavia.
SUGAR GROVE – After six years of taking two classes a semester while juggling a full-time job and family, Elburn resident Diana Book is expected to graduate Thursday from Waubonsee Community College.
SUGAR GROVE – Mitchell J. Jeczalik, 53, of Green Hills Court, Sugar Grove, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of battery earlier this month after a physical altercation with a Sugar Grove restaurant employee in November.
ELBURN – Carrie Petrie doesn’t remember exactly when she got “the job,” but she has been closely associated with Elburn’s annual Memorial Day observances for more than 60 years.