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Libertyville

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  • Public libraries in Chicago, suburbs offering online streaming

    Public libraries in Chicago, suburbs offering online streaming
    Try to check out a hot new book or movie at your local library, and you're likely to get put on a long waiting list. Libraries in the Chicago area are trying to change that by offering a new online checkout service. Instead of having a limited number...
  • Local Voices Lake: May 29 edition

    Local Voices Lake: May 29 edition
    Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Libertyville. School consolidation 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,...
  • Mundelein approves water rate hike

    Mundelein approves water rate hike
    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...
  • A network of biking trails winds through Lake County

    Letter to Editor This is in response to “Improved bike routes coming to Chicago suburbs” (News, May 25).  We appreciated this article bringing attention to the connection of trails and bike routes across the region. However, it failed to...
  • Libertyville schools install solar panels on roofs

    Libertyville schools install solar panels on roofs
    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...
  • Taxes are one of state's biggest threats

    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....
  • Police blotter for Libertyville and Vernon Hills: May 30

    Police blotter for Libertyville and Vernon Hills: May 30
    The following items were taken from police records. LIBERTYVILLE 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...
  • Winchester Road rail crossing to close June 5

    Winchester Road rail crossing to close June 5
    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. The...
  • Conserve Lake County offers tips to help make changes at home

    Conserve Lake County offers tips to help make changes at home
    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...
  • Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22

    Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Grayslake police blotter: April 22
    The following items were taken from police reports: Lake Zurich •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....
  • Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: March 17

    Lake Forest, Libertyville, Vernon Hills police blotter: March 17
    The following items were taken from police records. Lake Forest: A 23-year-old Wadsworth man, a 22-year-old Zion man and a 22-year-old Beach Park man were arrested on drug charges at 3:53 a.m. Feb. 23, on Route 31 at Route 176. The Wadsworth man was...