Grand opening for Wilmette’s Wayfair: May 23

The old Carson Pirie Scott anchor space in Wilmette has come a long way—fair to say. The progress all…

31 Trevians celebrate collegiate commitments

In what has become a semiannual tradition, New Trier High School recognized on Wednesday morning a large group of student-athletes…

Highland Park’s Fourth of July plans include parade and 4th Fest, no fireworks

Highland Park is parsing down its Fourth of July festivities in 2024, holding “beloved” events during the daytime while leaving the…

Kenilworth brings on acting village manager and offer spirited sendoff to Patrick Brennan

Kenilworth now has an acting village manager, after village trustees on Monday approved a contract that will allow Dawn Wucki-Rossbach…

64 cases of measles — 2 in suburban Cook Country — confirmed in Illinois in 2024

(Editor’s Note: This story was reported by Margo Milanowski and originally published in the Evanston Roundtable, a neighboring independent…

Barbecue, Brews and News coming back to Pit & Tap on May 16

Record supporters are hungry for more following last year’s inaugural Barbecue, Brews and News, so Wilmette restaurant Pit &…

Police Reports: Parking-space dispute, Bitcoin theft, commercial leaf blowers stolen

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

Grant-program delays push back Kenilworth’s shoreline plans

As they await word from Washington, D.C., about a $1 million grant that could fund much or all of project…

More feedback collected for dog run near Wilmette’s West Park

Dogs are simple creatures. Dog parks? Not as simple. A fenced-in dog run at Wilmette’s West Park has been…

Wilmette reaffirms support for Progress Pride banners after protestors confront Human Relations Commission

Wilmette’s Human Relations Commission received an earful of anti-LGBTQ+ commentary from nearly a dozen of residents opposing the Village’…