Town Of Lyons

Electric Rates are Going Up

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

Correction: In the Board of Trustees article of two weeks ago (January 9), I inadvertently left out the word “not” when reporting that Trustee Dan Greenberg expressed concern about the impact a contemplated electric base rate user fee increase would have on users who were currently in their homes. The sentence should have read, “not currently in their homes.” I apologize to Trustee Greenberg and our readers for any confusion and misunderstanding this caused. Joseph Lekarczyk, Editor – The Lyons Recorder

Considering there was a public hearing on a purposed electric base rate increase on the agenda, there wasn’t much of a crowd at Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting.

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LCF Moves On Toward Normalcy

By C. Chrystal DeCoster
The number of Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) academic scholarships has recently increased thanks to a huge outpouring of generosity, vision, and volunteer efforts. There are now four opportunities: two $1,000 Steve Ralston memorial awards; one $500 honorarium for Lyons’ alum Joel Mack; and the evolving Gerald Boland’s namesake

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The Check Is In The Mail!

Christmas morning will be just a little bit merrier this year for hundreds of families in Lyons. Emily Dusel, Executive Director of the Lyons Community Foundation announced that checks totaling nearly one million dollars were mailed last Friday morning (December 20) to residents of the greater Lyons area who were impacted by the September floods.

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Housing And House Cleaning Are The Order Of The Evening

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

When was the last time you saw two to three dozen residents attending a Board of Trustees (BOT) pre-meeting workshop? Never! But that was the case Monday evening as the newly formed Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force met

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Community Kick-Off Meeting

The Town of Lyons held a Long Term Recovery Kick-Off meeting at LifeBridge Church last Wednesday evening. No one was quite sure what kind of turn out there would be. Well, the word “overwhelming” comes to mind, as hundreds of

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