Week in Review: Village Fails Online Audit, Local Musician Prepares for New Release, Gas Prices Skyrocket
A look back at some of the news of the week in Glen Ellyn.
Safety, security and space issues are some of the top reasons the Village of Glen Ellyn has started to consider options for a new stand-alone police station.
Village and school news
The Illinois Policy Institute conducted an audit of website for local government entities to determine how much public information is readily available on public websites. The Village of Glen Ellyn and Glenbard District 87 received failing grades, but both are seeking to make updates.
Alicia Rasnic began volunteering with Bridge Communities five years ago. She recently helped supervise the creation of a new garden at a Bridge-owned apartment complex.
Jim Gwynn, founder of the band JIP, thinks the band's upcoming album release could lead to bigger things. Gwynn works full-time, goes to school full-time and lives for his passion, which is music.
Monday is the deadline to register for the fall park district lottery. Registration may be done online.
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz - the duo on the History Channel's American Pickers are coming to Illinois in September and they are looking for areas ripe for the picking.
Gas prices are now above $4 a gallon and record corn prices and refinery problems in Indiana and Illinois caused gas prices to spike at the end of July in the Chicago area and around the Midwest.