| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Hoping to encourage local families to develop a better appreciation of nature, officials with the Winnetka Community House said this week that a children's garden soon could be sprouting up in the village.
Tim McCabe, the executive director of the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:39 PM
A plan for a gun shop and shooting range within walking distance of several schools is generating controversy in near northwest suburban Niles.
The proposal has drawn complaints because the business would stand within walking distance of schools...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The Black Ram restaurant has revised plans for an outdoor dining area in hopes it can overcome neighbors' concerns about noise from music and patrons.
Instead of appealing a decision by Des Plaines officials to deny a permit for a 1,500-square-foot...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:56 PM
An Anne Arundel County woman once honored for her activism pleaded guilty Thursday to misusing nearly $74,000 of her community association's money.
Wanda Brooks Hebron pleaded guilty to one count of theft scheme of more than $500 in Anne Arundel...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:57 AM
In December 2012, Chicago-born brothers Ricardo Talavera and Alfredo Esparza took a big risk and opened American Wildburger, a fast-casual restaurant that advertises itself as a gourmet and health-conscious dining experience.
Now, they're ready to...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A laboratory testing company has withdrawn an application to open a facility in River Forest following community protests over the proposal.
EMSL Analytical Inc. had proposed opening a facility to test construction materials, food products and...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:20 PM
A public hearing on a proposed housing development that would take up part of a golf course in unincorporated Northbrook was postponed Wednesday afternoon after a crowd of about 300 filled the Northbrook Village Hall beyond capacity.
| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Sue Sturm gave her daughter, Natalie, a congratulatory high five after the Grayslake Village Board unanimously approved allowing chickens in back yards.
Natalie, 15, said she had already purchased equipment to build a coop in her back yard and vowed...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:01 AM
The planning and zoning commission will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, Town Hall, 820 Enfield St.
Below is the agenda as posted on the town website Thursday morning:
ENFIELD PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Natalie Sturm is ready to order her chickens.
The 15-year-old proponent of backyard chickens in Grayslake heard good news at the village's committee of the whole meeting recently, when members unanimously agreed to vote on an ordinance at their next...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific.
Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...