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Village of Lisle News  - October 27, 2017

Trick-Or-Treating in Lisle

The end of October means fall fun with three Trick-or-Treating options:
1  Downtown Lisle - Saturday, October 28, from Noon to 3
2  The French Market - Saturday, October 28, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
     Garfield Avenue at PrairieWalk Pond
3  Lisle neighborhoods - Tuesday, October 31, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
To review safety tips for homeowners and children of all ages, see page 10 of the Fall Newsletter by clicking here

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Could Halloween Cost You $18,000?

Actually, it could cost even more - if you are arrested for drunk driving. You may also need to find others to drive you around for an entire year if your license is revoked.  Lisle Police will be conducting a "Halloween Drive Sober" campaign to keep everyone safe. Remember, children will be wearing costumes that could reduce their vision and could step out into traffic while racing from home to home. Use extra caution and be alert when driving on Halloween and throughout the year. Click here to learn more. 

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Pumpkin Composting Event

The Village of Lisle will be collecting pumpkins for composting on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Garfield Avenue Parking Lot (just west of Main Street) in Downtown Lisle. Pumpkins are full of nutrients that are good for the soil and are 90% water. As most of the pumpkins processed in the U.S. are grown in Illinois, composting pumpkins here helps keep the water and nutrients local. Clean pumpkins and remove any candles, yarn, stickers, or other decorations. To learn more, click here.

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Inspired Dining Lisle

Meet Tom Moskos,the owner of "The Art of Good Eating." This renowned, personal chef offers private dining parties in your own home or at his Ogden Avenue venue, cooking classes, healthy meals and catering services. His goal - to provide you with an unique opportunity to enjoy delicious, gourmet, customized meals that prompt great conversation, sharing and celebration. Chef Moskos will even cook your Thanksgiving Dinner! To learn more, click here. 2004 Ogden Avenue, Lisle. (630) 310-1283.

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Police Solve 1994 Cold Case Murder

The Lisle Police Department's Investigations Unit, along with DuPage County State's Attorney's Office and the Felony Investigative Assistance Team, have solved a 1994 Cold Case Murder. Peoria man Thomas Spear has been charged with the first degree murder of 71-year old Lisle resident Illa Venard and impersonating her in an attempt to steal her money. Spear is scheduled for arraignment November 6. To learn more, click here.

Floodplain Follow-up

Residents with structures that were touched by flood or surface water should contact the Village’s Community Development Department to schedule a damage inspection/consultation at (630) 271-4150. Residents are also encouraged to contact their insurance company to discuss filing a claim. Permits are needed to replace furnaces and water heaters. In certain cases, furnaces can be repaired, rather than replaced. Please consult with a qualified professional to determine the appropriate course of action. To learn more, click here.

Unclaimed Bikes Seeking Owners

The Lisle Police Department is preparing to dispose of bicycles that have been held for the past six months and have not been claimed by an owner. If you are missing a bicycle(s), please click here to review the list of bicycles in safekeeping, which will be held until November 13, 2017. If you believe any of the items listed belong to you, please have your description ready and contact Evidence & Property Control Coordinator Emily Tam at (630) 271-4234 or etam@villageoflisle.org. Unclaimed bikes will be taken to the charitable organization Working Bikes.

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