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The Plano City Council last week voted to pay a homeowner just over $3,800 to cover the cost of cleanup after a sewer backup in her home back in October last year. Alderman Eaton said after the backup, resident Michelle Walz was directed by public works staff to hire a contractor for the cleanup and that the city would cover the cost. The contractor used by Walz was Joe Salsbery of JS HomeWork. Several other homes had backups, but Eaton said he wasn't sure how the city handled those.

Thrive of Fox Valley, a personalized medical rehabilitation center, in Aurora celebrated their grand opening with an Aurora Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Wednesday. Gwen Allen with WSPY presented Thrive of Fox Valley’s Administrator, Lynn Blackburn, with a plaque from WSPY to commemorate the event.

Sandwich Police Detective Jennifer Marcellis was presented with a Distinguished Service Award by the Illinois Juvenile Officers Association last week. Sandwich Chief of Police Jim Bianchi says Marcellis was actually up for the award last year, but wasn't able to receive it because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yorkville police say they took a report of a man in white SUV or van trying to get a child to get in by offering candy. The incident is said to have happened Monday between 12:30 and 1:30 in the 1800 block of Aster Drive. Police say the victim was unable to describe the man other than that he had ear-length brown hair and was driving a white SUV or van.

The Oswego Police Department is reminding the public to be mindful of their vehicles after six reports of vehicle theft earlier this month. Police say the majority of the vehicles that were taken were left alone with the keys inside. Spokeswoman Kathy Nevara says there are some commonsense ways to keep your vehicle safe when it's unattended.

The Kendall County Health Department on Monday announced that it will be closing the mobile vaccine clinic at 651 Prairie Pointe Drive. The health department will continue to administer vaccines at its office at 811 W. John Street in Yorkville beginning July 1. Vaccine clinics at the health department will be on Thursdays from one to six and Fridays from nine to one. Residents should register for an appointment on the Kendall County Health Department's web site.

Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

No one was hurt, but there was damage to a natural gas meter in the 800 block of W. Stagecoach Trail in Yorkville Friday evening after Ford Explored crashed into the side of a building.

Plano police on Sunday arrested 28-year-old Marisa N. Rios, of Yorkville, during a traffic stop at Sweetbriar Place and Center Street. Plano police accuse Rios of having some cocaine. She is charged with possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended licence. Rios was taken to the Kendall County Jail.