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Winnetka (Cook, Illinois)

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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...
  • Authorities: Death of man hit by train ruled suicide

    Authorities: Death of man hit by train ruled suicide
    An autopsy determined the death of a 49-year-old Winnetka man who was struck by a train near a Glencoe Metra station last week was a suicide, authorities said. A Wednesday autopsy determined David DiPaolo, of the 1100 block of Tower Road in Winnetka,...
  • Winnetka stormwater project awaits nod from forest preserve

    Winnetka stormwater project awaits nod from forest preserve
    Officials in Winnetka said this week that a recently completed project in the village's $41 million stormwater management program proved successful in preventing flooding during recent downpours. But despite the progress in halting flooding in the...
  • Winnetka Park District gets $119,000 grant

    Winnetka Park District gets $119,000 grant
    The Winnetka Park District was recently awarded a $119,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' coastal management program, officials said. The park district will soon start seeking residents' input as it continues to develop the...
  • Winnetka approves mutual aid group participation

    Winnetka approves mutual aid group participation
    The Winnetka Village Council this month approved the village's continued participation in a state law enforcement mutual aid program established in the wake of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Winnetka Police Chief Patrick Kreis said the...
  • Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday

    Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday
    A group pushing an effort to put a legislative term limit question on the general election ballot, a movement heavily backed by Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner, takes its next step Wednesday when it files petitions with the State Board of...
  • Infractions now will be adjudicated in Winnetka

    Infractions now will be adjudicated in Winnetka
    After four years of planning and tweaking, the Winnetka Village Council has created an administrative adjudication process which should make it a lot easier for people who want to fight parking tickets or citations for minor offenses in Winnetka. The...
  • New Trier students take advantage of new voting law for 17-year-olds

    New Trier students take advantage of new voting law for 17-year-olds
    At first glance, the exuberant pack of New Trier High School students queued up on a recent January morning appeared to be anticipating a coveted prize — perhaps a pair of Imagine Dragons concert tickets, or at the very least, a free pizza. But...
  • New Trier hires design firm for campus renovation

    New Trier hires design firm for campus renovation
    Officials at New Trier Township High School District 203 have named the Chicago-area firm Wight & Company as the winner of the district's recent design competition that garnered proposals for a potential $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus....
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 3

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 3
    The following items were taken from police reports. Wilmette A Chicago woman, 55, was charged with misdemeanor theft on Jan. 23 after she admitted to taking jewelry from a residence in the 1000 block of Ashland. The boyfriend of a woman in the 600...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 21

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Feb. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports. WILMETTE Files were reported stolen from a home in the 1200 block of Illinois on Jan. 21. Tires were reported slashed on a vehicle parked in the 1400 block Elmwood on Feb. 12 Two parents got into...
  • Quinn pushes for minimum wage increase, early childhood education spending

    Quinn pushes for minimum wage increase, early childhood education spending
    SPRINGFIELD — A re-election seeking Gov. Pat Quinn used his State of the State speech Wednesday to declare that Illinois is “making a comeback” under his leadership and unveil a modest agenda of spending more on early childhood...