Glencoe Park District seeks community feedback on possible West Park renovations

Glencoe Park Board commissioners plan to debut a draft concept plan on Tuesday, Aug. 3, during a special community meeting. Commissioners…

Snake By The Lake: Fox snake enjoys morning sun to the surprise of beachgoers

Photographs of a snake slithering across Gillson Beach wrangled residents’ attention on social media in July. But those who saw…

New Trier LAX coach starts youth program as travel alternative

Tom Herrala, New Trier’s varsity boys head coach, recently launched Junior Trevian Lacrosse, a local club that aims to…

Details emerge on incoming bakery-sandwich shop from owners of Sophia Steak

The Record reported in May that Ballyhoo Hospitality, the company that operates downtown-Wilmette’s Sophia Steak, is planning a diner-style…

Park Board seat to open as Todd Shissler announces Aug. 1 resignation

Shissler, who was elected in 2019, is the chairman of the board’s golf operations committee and also sits on the lakefront…

‘If not now, when?’: 87-year-old Wilmette resident expands nut and snack business to Highland Park storefront

Along with her daughter, Kari Guhl, Sally Schoch is the co-owner of Sally’s Nuts, an online store that just…

Weekend heat no match for eager Glencoe festivalgoers

Bunches of residents gathered in downtown Glencoe at the intersection of Green Bay Road and Park Avenue to experience the…

Police Reports: Cigars and humidor stolen from country club, $5,000 worth of items missing from home, more

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