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News Briefs: Kenilworth police chief to retire, student artwork at village hall, storytelling event Thursday

Village of Kenilworth Police Chief David Miller announced that after 28 years in local law enforcement he will retire at the end of the month.

Miller began with the Kenilworth Police Department in 1994 and became its chief in 2013.

“The Village of Kenilworth is fortunate that for almost three decades, Chief Miller has served our residents marvelously, with integrity and a community focused approach,” Village President Cecily Kaz said in a statement. “As such a familiar and approachable presence in our village, we will certainly miss him, but we are happy that he will be able to enjoy a well-deserved retirement.”

In a press release, the Village credited Miller with an important transition to a regional emergency dispatch operation.

“There is no room for error when managing emergency dispatch transitions,” Kaz said. “Chief Miller ensured that the transition was seamless and superbly communicated to the residents.”

While the Village of Kenilworth is searching for a full-time replacement, it will soon name an interim police chief.

“It has been an honor serving the residents of Kenilworth during my entire police career,” Miller said in the release.

Stay tuned to The Record for more on this story in September.

This piece from Katia Tsytsarina will be on display at Northfield Village Hall.

Artwork from New Trier students to hang in local village hall

New Trier High School student art will be on display at the Northfield Village Hall throughout September and October, according to information from the Village of Northfield.

The students work consists of drawings, paintings, mixed media and photography. The artwork can be viewed anytime Village Hall is open: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

AIR Studio to host storytelling night Thursday, Sept. 8

Storytellers from around Chicagoland will land on stage in Glencoe at AIR Studio + Gallery, 348 Tudor Court, for a special event at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8.

All the presenters have appeared on or won The Moth competitions, a national and nonprofit storytelling platform. The event, called “It Happened To Me,” will feature: Errol McClendon, Evelyn Troutman, Fracesca Sobrer, Paul Teodo, Judi Goshen and Louis Greenwald.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling or text messaging (708) 466-3519. Tickets will be $20 at the door.

For more information, visit the gallery’s website.

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This article was developed using publicly available information, such as press releases, municipal records and social media posts.

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