High School Highlights: New Trier’s Denham rolls perfect game; Trevians, Ramblers get wins on hardwood

A summary of preps sports competition from area schools over the past week. Scores and highlights can be sent to…

The Holiday Giving and Receiving Guide: How to help and get help this holiday season

JUMP TO: RECEIVE | GIVE | CHARITY EVENTS | VOLUNTEER ‘Tis the season has a unique meaning to everyone who hears it. The…

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Declan Forde, Loyola football

Declan Forde was a senior wide receiver for the state champion Ramblers. He finished his season with 43 catches, 876 yards (20 yards/…

Christmas on Cleveland’s holiday magic returns Thursday, Dec. 1

The holiday spirit will return this year to Christmas on Cleveland Street in more ways than one. The Maris family’…

Highland Park Budget Notes: Compensation tweak, fee increases, capital-spending plan and staffing bump

Highland Park has officially approved its city budget for the fiscal year 2023, and while the budget itself was unanimously approved,…

Police Reports: Packages stolen in Winnetka, two costly burglaries from cars in Northfield

These reports were pulled from the latest police summaries provided by departments in our coverage area (Wilmette, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth…

First-play fireworks and clutch defense send Loyola Academy home with third state championship in last seven seasons

Loyola Academy quarterback Jake Stearney and wide receiver Declan Ford have been classmates since they started kindergarten at St. Mary…

Police say drunken driver seriously injured after single-car crash in Kenilworth

A heavy emergency response early Thanksgiving morning was needed for a single-car car accident on Sheridan Road. According to a…

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jake Fiegen, New Trier basketball

Jake Fiegen is a senior off-guard for the Trevians. He is the lone returning starter for New Trier and is…

Rugged New Trier-Loyola battle goes Trevians’ way

Points were at a premium for most of the afternoon, but an early Trevs’ advantage was the edge they needed…

Ramblers girls a step ahead of Trevians in the early going

This Thanksgiving-eve matchup was light on the stuffing. At least on the stat sheet. The Loyola Academy and New Trier…

‘Suspicious vehicle’ leads to standoff and multi-department police response in Highland Park

Police detained seven individuals following a standoff with a “suspicious vehicle” on Saturday afternoon, according to an alert from the…

Joining forces with its neighbors, Wilmette will add automated license-plate readers

License-plate readers will be the latest tool of the Wilmette Police Department thanks to Village Board approval on Monday, Nov. 21….

Pregame Prep: Background, stats and more for Loyola Academy and Lincoln-Way East’s second state-championship meeting

A rivalry with 54 miles in between competitors is unusual in high school football, but the Loyola Academy-Lincoln-Way East relationship is…

Wilmette’s bike plan on the move with improvements approved for five streets in Year 1

Things are rolling downhill now. Wilmette’s five-year plan to improve its biking infrastructure was solidified Wednesday, Nov. 16, when the…