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Water activities and other fresh air amusements flourish in the North Shore Chicago suburb. Read more about Wilmette IL
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  • Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming

    Most Chicago beaches reopened for swimming
    Chicago reopened most of its beaches to swimmers today, but some North Shore suburban beaches remained closed because of high bacteria levels following Monday's storms. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and Wilmette, releasing...
  • Northbrook to discuss pot rules

    Northbrook to discuss pot rules
    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,...
  • Prominent U of C doctor suspended after public indecency arrest

    Prominent U of C doctor suspended after public indecency arrest
    Following the latest in a string of arrests on public indecency charges, a prominent University of Chicago neurologist has been suspended from caring for patients at the university’s medical center and temporarily barred from practicing medicine...
  • Teacher honored for making history 'enjoyable'

     Teacher honored for making history 'enjoyable'
    Retired New Trier High School teacher David Dickman wanted to do more than teach his students history. He wanted them to live it. He'd have students reenact important historical events or he would lay down his book and tell stories about famous...
  • Wilmette police reports: Computers stolen, classrooms defaced

    Wilmette police reports: Computers stolen, classrooms defaced
    The following items were taken from police reports: A suitcase with clothing was stolen from near the front door of a residence in the 1500 block of Central on May 28. An elderly man in the 300 block of Ridge agreed May 29 to allow police to have a...
  • Trustees OK stormwater planning law

    Trustees OK stormwater planning law
    Wilmette village lawmakers recently voted to adopt the Cook County Watershed Management Plan ordinance, a measure designed to help control water pollution by managing developments, officials said. "The upside is making developers accountable for the...
  • Illinois legislature should have passed a progressive tax

    The economy is a pyramid. The rich do not become rich in a vacuum. The rich who get rich honestly do so by selling something that people will buy. In the current global economy, there are more customers, so the rich got richer. In an effective...
  • Glenview to sell North Maine Water Utility

    Glenview to sell North Maine Water Utility
    Glenview trustees have recently approved the village's intention to let a national investor-owned company take over its North Maine Water Utility. Village officials hope to sell the water system for about $22 million to Aqua Illinois, which was the...
  • Glenview man sentenced in Wilmette burglaries

    Glenview man sentenced in Wilmette burglaries
    A 25-year-old Glenview man arrested for breaking into vehicles in Wilmette last summer was sentenced this week to three years' probation and time already served in jail, court records show. Security video and graphics on a T-shirt led police to Robert...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Feb. 3

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: Feb. 3
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 19-year-old Wilmette man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on Jan. 21 and charged with criminal damage to property after an investigation into a Dec. 29 incident on the...
  • Wilmette extends Glenview water contract

    Wilmette extends Glenview water contract
    The Wilmette Village Board this week approved the extension of its water service contract with neighboring Glenview by 30 years, a deal that officials described as a "win-win" for both communities. "This water service contract is years in the making,"...