GO RED AGAINST NORTHPOINT

Light Bulb Campaign in Full Swing In the ongoing fight against NorthPoint Development, a volunteer interested in helping our grassroots movement continue momentum purchased over 400 red light bulbs to help kick-start a new campaign. The light bulb campaign is another, more visible way in which Village of Elwood residents can …

Village of Manhattan Sues Village of Elwood Over NorthPoint Development

— MEDIA STATEMENT — The foundation of NorthPoint Development’s business is built on duping unsuspecting small towns, but they have clearly underestimated the intelligence and dedication of those in this community. The Village of Elwood has been complicit in their deceitful practices by going out of their way to lack …

Manhattan Issues Boundary Default Notice to Elwood

The boundary issues have come to a head: the village of Manhattan has formally issued a notice of default to the village of Elwood regarding violations of the boundary agreement. Elwood has until February 27th to respond. This is a necessary step that gives the village of Elwood the opportunity …

BOUNDARY IN THE SAND

Boundary big deal – WHAT IS THE BOUNDARY AGREEMENT & WHY DOES IT MATTER The boundary agreement is in place to protect the interests of two neighboring villages and to establish a mutually-agreed upon boundary in which each municipality would have the power to annex unincorporated property up to the …

TRUCK DAMAGE CONTINUES AT ABRAHAM LINCOLN NATIONAL CEMETERY

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery — Elwood, IL The onslaught of damage on cemetery grounds by lost semi-trucks continues to plague Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Just last week, we reported that an errant truck had found its way into the cemetery and took out a couple signs. This morning, fresh semi-truck snow …

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Damaged by Errant Truck

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery is a sacred place in which our veterans are at their final resting place. It is a quiet, peaceful, and somber. It should be treated with the utmost respect, and the sanctity of the hallowed ground be preserved at all costs. And yet, it repeatedly faces …