Alexa Burnell

Alexa Burnell is a Wilmette resident who has been covering the North Shore for the past seven years.

Recent Stories

Record Roundup: Summer fests are right around the corner

Local brunches, gift ideas and more to pamper Mom this Sunday

Annual event opens doors to Wilmette police and history

In retirement, local do-gooder drifts into new hobby

Child decisions? It's all good with Destination Imagination

Ta-da! New Trier's Winter Carnival will include magician, games, rides and a local beneficiary

Hair Apparent: Longtime employee ensures Kenilworth's Hairsay Salon is here to stay

A Dog Has His Day: Community, police department celebrate therapy pooch Pawficer Vinny Duke

New year, new you? 4 local health, fitness pros offer up wellbeing tips to start 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday. Events in Wilmette, Winnetka, Glencoe and Highland Park help you get involved in his name.

Making Radical Generosity happen

Caring Neighbors spreads holiday cheer to 70 local families

Wilmette dance studio bakes for Ukraine's sake

Help New Trier seniors fatten up service project during Feast Week, Dec. 6-16

The holidays arrive in New Trier towns with jolly rush of activity

Donations by the carload Make a Difference for 15 charities

New Trier performers full of pride to bring Lagniappe back with 'Look At Us Now'

New Winnetka business Aspire preps the next generation of talent for show business

See Karen Ross' artwork at AIR throughout the month

GoFundMe for family displaced by Wilmette house fire nears its goal

Unhappy in the corporate world, Glencoe resident finds sweet relief with custom cookie company

Sale of Glencoe Honey makes a buzz at park district

Sound Effect: Innovative recording idea helps Winnetka's Christ Church cope with pandemic's isolation

Wilmette 11-year-old launches campaign to rally support for local restaurants

Gracie the therapy dog helps New Trier students stay 'paw'sitive

20 percent of the Book Stall's sales on Thursday, Dec. 3, will benefit the New Trier Fine Arts Association

Girl Scout troop celebrates right to vote, urges community to 'use it'

Health scares push Bowmans to 'spread the goodness' with B's Gourmet Nuts

Wilmette Woman's Club rises from the literal ashes to once again host events with a revitalized membership

‘It was amazing to watch’: New Trier students pivot to virtual performances of beloved Lagniappe-Potpourri Variety Show