| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:39 PM
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...
| May 25, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:24 PM
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,"...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
Letters to the editor from Arlington Heights, Wilmette, Rolling Meadows and Morton Grove.
Mark Kirk's backing
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., took an oath of office to serve the citizens of Illinois. He did not take an oath to serve as a lap dog for...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:10 PM
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...
| 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,...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Richard A. Hartman, former president and CEO of the Automobile Club of Maryland who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, died Feb. 28 of complications from cancer and renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former longtime Cedarcroft resident...