Village Wide Garage Sales
Ladd’s Village Wide Garage Sales will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015. To be included on the sale map (at no charge), residents should contact the Village Clerk’s office @ (815) 894-2440 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to be included on the map is 4:30pm on Friday, May 29th. Sale maps will be available by the following Wednesday at Casey’s, North Central Bank, the Village Hall and on the Village of Ladd’s website.
Town History Day
Local students will interview current and former Ladd residents at 1:00pm on Thursday, April 23 in Ladd’s Community Center. Jen Manning, Ladd Grade School; Kathy Martin, Hall High School; and Father Ron Margherio, St. Bede Academy will be guiding the group in gathering information to be published in a commemorative book for Ladd’s 125th Anniversary Celebration. Everyone is encouraged to attend and to participate in this history in the making. Questions about the interviews can be directed to Kathy Martin @ (815) 878-0268. This event will be held in conjunction with the monthly gathering of the Ladd Sociables. For more information, contact Ethel Lund @ (815) 894-2917.
Spring Brush Pick-up
Spring brush pick-up will be held on Monday, May 11th. Crews will pick up tree and shrub trimmings that are from 3′ – 8′ in length and up to 6″ in diameter. Piles should not exceed 4′ X 8′ in size. Larger branches and items such as stumps, roots, and professional tree trimmings will not be collected. Bundles should not be tied or bound and are to be stacked with the cut end toward the street. Crews will start working early in the morning and will make one pass only through the area. For more information, contact the Village garage at (815) 894-2806.
Water Main Flushing
Water mains will be flushed on Thursday, May 21st and Friday, May 22nd, weather permitting. Residents may notice discoloration and increased turbidity at this time and are advised to run the cold water until it clears. For more information, contact the Village garage at (815) 894-2806.