The community can explore the evolution of the American backyard at the "Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard" exhibit at the Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 28. Through rare photographs, historic drawings and period advertisements, the exhibit explores the mid-century backyard of the 1950s from … [Read more...] about If You’re an Avid Lawn Tender Glen Ellyn is the Place for You!
Glen Ellyn police officers have a new two-year contract. Village trustees on June 27 approved a contract with the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 202, the union that represents Glen Ellyn police officers below the rank of sergeant. The new contract begins Nov. 1, 2016, and continues through Oct. 31, 2018. The current contract is set to expire at the end of … [Read more...] about New Contract for Police Union in Glen Ellyn Gets Approved
he Glen Ellyn Police Department has a new tool to address underage drinking. Village trustees on June 20 unanimously approved an ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone under the age of 19 to be at an unsupervised gathering where other minors are unlawfully consuming or beginning to unlawfully consume alcohol. Violators face getting a ticket. Trustee Dean Clark … [Read more...] about A New Ordinance in Glen Ellyn is cracking Down on Underage Drinkers
The FBI is looking for a man suspected of robbing the Chase Bank at 727 Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn on June 1 who may also be involved in the robbery of another bank in Carol Stream on May 28. According to the FBI's Chicago Bandit Tracker, the suspect, described as a black man in his mid-30s between 5 feet, 8 inches and 5 feet, 10 inches tall, robbed the bank at 1:34 … [Read more...] about The FBI are Searching for a Bank Robber who has hit 2 Different Banks in Glen Elly and Carol Stream
An Aurora man already banned from libraries in Naperville, Wheaton and Glen Ellyn for improperly touching women's feet now is in custody after being accused of doing the same thing in Warrenville. Omar Carlton, 44, of the 1000 block of 5th Avenue, is charged with aggravated battery in a public place after authorities said he touched a woman's feet on April 20 while at the … [Read more...] about An Aurora man has been arrested for rubbing his bare feet on patrons in a local Library