| May 28, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Amid all the commotion over the Illinois deficit and income tax rates, we’re ignoring one of the biggest threats to our state’s financial well-being — and perhaps the only one for which a quick fix can be found: runaway property taxes....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card.
•A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A Waukegan man was arrested yesterday in connection with the assault of a female jogger on the North Shore Bike Path in Libertyville earlier this month, authorities said.
Denilson Martinez-Rodriguez, a 21-year-old Honduran man living in Waukegan, has...
| May 14, 2014
From a tiny acorn comes a mighty oak tree, and from a small change in one yard comes a leap toward improving the health of a region's landscape.
At least, that's the belief espoused by Conserve Lake County, a Grayslake-based nonprofit heading into its...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Libertyville.
This is in response to "District 112 consolidation plan moves forward" (News, May 15). Students in North Shore School District 112 schools benefit from excellent teachers,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:58 PM
With enrollment at Libertyville and Vernon Hills high schools expected to stay the same or be slightly higher for the coming school year, only one new full-time-equivalent position is being added to the teaching staff of 260.
Current Community High...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Two North suburban middle schools will be fitted for solar panels and have the devices installed later this year.
Solar panels will be installed on the roofs at Butterfield and Highland Middle Schools in Libertyville in August, thanks in part to a...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:32 PM
The following items were taken from police records.
A 26-year-old Lowell, Ind., man was arrested on May 22 at 12:20 a.m. on East Maple Avenue at Milwaukee Avenue. He was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol count over .08, driving...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Starting June 1, Mundelein residents will see a 10 percent hike on their water bills, after officials approved the town's first rate increase on water and sewer in the last three years.
With an estimated $14.25 million in improvements needed on the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The Winchester Road railroad crossing in Libertyville will close for nearly two weeks starting Thursday, officials have announced.
The Metra crossing will shut down to traffic starting at 6 a.m. June 5, and is slated to reopen June 18 by 5 p.m.
| Apr 13, 2014
| 1:03 PM
A Lake County Health Department clinic, combining behavioral health and primary care services under one roof, is opening at a newly-renovated Libertyville site, more than doubling the space of one vacated in Round Lake Park.
Officials say access for...