The Elgin Fire Department will conduct “live burns” on September 28, 29 and 30 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Advocate Sherman Hospital’s Center Street Campus in the older 901 medical office building, which is slated to be torn down this fall. Fires will be contained in large drums in the building to.. read more →

The Elgin Parks and Recreation Department and NENA will celebrate the recent renovation of Douglas Park (261 Douglas Ave.) with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 6. The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. A similar event will dedicate the new Trillium Park at 319 Illinois Ave. at 12 noon.. read more →

The Elgin Parks and Recreation Department and NENA will celebrate the recent renovation of Douglas Park at 261 Douglas Ave. with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, June 6. The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. A similar event will dedicate the new Trillium Park at 319 Illinois Ave. at 12.. read more →

More than 100 Northeast Elgin residents attended a public meeting about the recent listing for sale and potential development of five parking lots south of the former Sherman hospital (south of Slade Avenue & straddling Center Street extended) Thursday, March 12, at the Gail Borden Public Library. Attendees learned about the property history and current.. read more →

Dear Neighbor, As you may know, Advocate Sherman Hospital has listed for sale the parking lots south of the former hospital (south of Slade Avenue & straddling Center Street extended). Part of NENA’s role is to look out for the best interests of our residents and the neighborhood as a whole. It is important to.. read more →