Hinsdale's first homemade water park — Jake Merlo takes a run at the extra long slip and slide he and a group of his friends created at Burns Field Thursday afternoon. With temperatures well over 90 degrees, the group dragged buckets, coolers and several swimming pools filled with water along with about 100 feet of plastic to equip their water park. (Jim Slonoff photo)
Only HMS vote will be on November ballot
Voters in Hinsdale High School District 86 might have been asked to approve more than $133 million worth of school building projects on Nov. 8.
Instead they will be asked to vote on a solitary measure: spending $53.3 million to build a new Hinsdale Middle School.
Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 board members Monday voted 5-2 to put the question on the Nov. 8 ballot. The amount is less than the $65 million bond issue 56 percent of district voters rejected in the March 15 election. ... read more