| May 7, 2014
Officials at the Northbrook Park District expect to soon adopt a new 2014-15 budget.
Total expenditures in 2014-15 are up by about 1.4 percent to $22.1 million from around $21.8 million last year, according to budget documents. Total revenue is up by 3.7...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:10 AM
On May 20, Northbrook will discuss at a public hearing where medical marijuana will be able to be sold or grown in the village.
Northbrook is just the latest Illinois municipality to try to hammer out zoning regulations.
Dozens of villages and cities,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:13 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A 62-year-old Chicago man was arrested on April 14 in the 9800 block of Milwaukee Avenue and charged with driving with a suspended driver's license and failing to dim headlights.
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Letters to the editor from Skokie, Glenview, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Buffalo Grove, Rolling Meadows and Northbrook.
Suburban homeowners should view Chicago's impending passing of government employee pension shortfalls to its...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:19 AM
A 90-year-old woman died Friday evening after being hit by a car in a Mount Prospect Jewel-Osco parking lot, authorities said.
About 2 p.m. Friday, Harriet S. Abernethy-Ogorzalek was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Jewel-Osco at 333 E....
| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| May 1, 2014
The following items were taken from Northbrook police reports:
•A 38-year-old Prospect Heights woman was charged with harassment by electronic means and disorderly conduct on the 2400 block of Farnsworth after she allegedly sent harassing emails...
| May 1, 2014
Bicyclists in Glenview and other nearby areas may soon have extra paths to choose from.
Glenview village officials said they recently received a $1.07 million grant to create a 2-mile, off-road bike path by 2016 and are aiming to build two additional...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The widow of an Illinois state trooper killed in a fiery crash after a truck driver slammed into his squad car last year has been awarded a $10.9 million settlement in a wrongful death suit.
James Sauter, 28, of Vernon Hills, died at the scene after a...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:54 PM
SPRINGFIELD — State workers and retirees can breathe a sigh of relief — at least for a while — after a judge on Wednesday delayed the start of a far-reaching overhaul of their pensions until it can be determined whether the measure...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Northbrook trustees recently approved contributing about $4.9 million in public funds toward a mixed-use project on the eastern side of Northbrook.
Officials passed a series of resolutions and ordinances during a Tuesday night meeting, spearheading a...