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Week in Review: Taylor Street Underpass to Close, Man Indicted on Murder Charges and More

A look back at some of the news headlines from the last week in Glen Ellyn.

Local government

The Village of Glen Ellyn unveiled its first comprehensive reforestation plan, which encourages community involvement.

Glen Ellyn Village President Mark Pfefferman thanked the community for its support, but said he would not seek another four-year term.

Around town

Eleven years after the tragic events of Sept. 11, the Glen Ellyn community will come together Tuesday for a short remembrance ceremony.

Work on the Taylor Street underpass is expected to begin Sept. 17 and continue through November.

Police

An 11-month-old child was bitten in the face Monday by a 2-year-old pit bull Terrier.

Two former DuPage County Forest Preserve District employees are charged with plans to bilk a government entity of more than $100,000.

DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin announced the indictment of Juan M. Granados in the 2011 murder and sexual assault of his wife Nancy Bustos.

The Glen Ellyn Police Department reports for the week of Aug. 26 to Sept. 1

Business

Glen Ellyn residents have a new location to buy party invitations or fill any stationery needs with the opening of a shop in downtown.

Sports

Providence Catholic vs. St. Laurence, Marist at Nazareth and more scores. Get all of the high school football scores this weekend on Patch.

Junior Madeline Perez took first place as the Glenbard West girls cross country team won the Hornet-Red Devil Invitational, which featured the top two team finishers and five of the top 15 individual finishers at the 2011 Class 3A state meet.

Blogs

The best team you don’t know anything about is the real “futbol” club at Glenbard West, the varsity men’s soccer team.

Do your kids seem to take an eternity to get ready for school in the morning? Yes, mine too! I suggest trying a checklist of the expected morning routine.

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