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Lake Forest

Lake Forest
Lake Forest is a North Shore suburb bordered by Lake Michigan and Interstate Highway 94. Anchored by Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest College, the Onwentsia Club and the recently sold Barat College—all fixtures since the 19th Century—the city is still the jewel it was designed to be. Read more about Lake Forest.
Lake Forest is a North Shore suburb bordered by Lake Michigan and Interstate Highway 94. Anchored by Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest College, the Onwentsia Club and the recently sold Barat College—all fixtures since the 19th Century—the city is still the jewel it was designed to be. Read more about Lake Forest. « Show less

Top Lake Forest Articles

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  • Thomas D. Washburne Sr., Ober/Kaler law partner

    Thomas D. Washburne Sr., Ober/Kaler law partner
    Thomas D. Washburne Sr., a partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler whose specialty was estate planning, died Tuesday of an unknown neurological disorder at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 86. The son of Hempstead Washburne, a lawyer, and Mary...
  • Farmers markets: Lake county

    Farmers markets: Lake county
    Click on the image above to view an interactive map of suburban farmers markets. WEDNESDAY Grayslake summer market 3-7 p.m., June 4-Sept. 24, at Whitney and Center streets. Highland Park/Ravinia 7 a.m.-1 p.m., June 4-Oct. 29, Dean Avenue...
  • Lake Forest hires Kulenovic as conductor

    The Lake Forest Symphony in north suburban Lake Forest on Monday named Vladimir Kulenovic as its new conductor, effective with the start of the 2014-15 season in September. Kulenovic, 34, presently serves as associate conductor of the Utah Symphony...
  • Lake Forest police reports: Stealing mountain bikes, and more

    Lake Forest police reports: Stealing mountain bikes, and more
    The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports: A 22-year-old Waukegan man and a 29-year-old Round Lake Beach man were arrested on June 9 at 2:30 p.m. on Westleigh Road at Wallace Road and charged with the theft of two mountain bikes. A 61-...
  • Car-sharing service coming to Lake County

    Car-sharing service coming to Lake County
    Zipcar car-sharing service is coming into Lake County, with Lake Forest, Highland Park and Deerfield locations moving to implement a business model aimed at "member" drivers who need occasional use of a vehicle. "Green initiatives were strongly...
  • Chicago beaches closed after storms

    Chicago beaches closed after storms
    As if downed trees and flooded viaducts aren't enough, Monday night's severe storms have derailed swimming at Chicago's 27 beaches today, as well as in some North Shore communities. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and...
  • Fire net first win of season, 5-4 over Red Bulls

    Harry Shipp registered the first three goals of his young MLS career Saturday, leading the Chicago Fire to their first win of the season, a 5-4 decision over the New York Red Bulls before 23,776 at Red Bull Arena. Bradley Wright-Phillips recorded the...
  • Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015

    Lakefront restoration project aimed for fall 2015
    A major environmental restoration project on the lakefront around Fort Sheridan, estimated to cost about $13.6 million, could begin in the fall of 2015 after years of planning, according to local and regional officials involved with the project. As part...
  • Body pulled from lake identified as 32-year-old Lake Forest woman

    Body pulled from lake identified as 32-year-old Lake Forest woman
    After the death of his 17-year-old son, a Lake Forest father left his executive banking job to work for an international Christian ministry -- a decision that stemmed from a series of devastating losses, he wrote in a subsequent book. Now Gerard Long...
  • Men charged in series of suburban burglaries

    Men charged in series of suburban burglaries
    Two men have been charged in a series of car and residential burglaries in Lake Forest, according to Lake Forest police Deputy Chief Karl Walldorf. They face unrelated charges in Zion, authorities there said. Everett D. Robinson, 19, of Winthrop Harbor,...
  • Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings

    Des Plaines questions electric aggregation savings
    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...