| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Officials in Glencoe have paid a civil engineering firm close to $70,000 to conduct a study of the village's water system – a task officials said is necessary before they can begin talking to residents about details of an estimated $35 million...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:12 PM
As rich as the Ashkenazic Jewish tradition is, once each year I lean toward going Sephardic for a week. That time is, of course, Passover, when the two largest groups of Jews follow very different food customs.
The Ashkenazic Jews are from France,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Bolstered by a busy season that saw an uptick in senior golfers taking advantage of discounted rates, Glencoe Golf Course was able to make significant improvements to the public greens, officials said.
Stella Nanos, director of the circa-1921 public...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:16 PM
A bus experiencing mechanical difficulties burst into flames along the Edens Expressway in Glencoe on Monday night, but not before all occupants escaped unscathed, police said.
The bus became fully engulfed by fire near Tower Road about 10:30 p.m.,...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The Sun-Times reports that, starting Saturday, visitors to the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe will be asked to pay $5 extra to park if they're not residents of Cook County -- so $25 for a passenger car instead of the......
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In a week in which beleaguered Fisker Automotive failed to make a $10-million loan payment, owners are looking to unload their cars. In some cases, they are seeing some very low offers.
There were 48 listings for the high-end, hybrid electric Fisker...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:20 AM
A cougar may have been sighted near the Skokie River in Winnetka,following similar reports earlier this summer on the North Shore, police say.
The animal was spotted at 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Willow Road, near the village’s public...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Police in north suburban Winnetka are investigating a possible cougar sighting near the Erickson Forest Preserve.
The unconfirmed sighting Monday night near the 1300 Block of Willow Road follows reliable reports of a cougar in suburban Glencoe just a...
| Sep 13, 2012
The 10-month project that uses native plants to knit the soil surrounding the garden's North Lake into a firm, erosion-resistant mixture that also enhances the habitat for animal life.
The Chicago Botanic Garden recently unveiled the largest perennial...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:05 AM
Lax pension rules are costing suburban taxpayers millions of dollars by allowing job perks and hefty pay hikes to inflate retirement checks for local leaders, the Tribune has found.
In Glencoe, a free Jeep, bonuses and other perks to an outgoing parks...