Joe Coughlin

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Joe Coughlin is a co-founder and the editor in chief who guides editorial policy, leads investigative reporting, and manages operational and fundraising efforts. Joe was the publisher for 22nd Century Media and is an award-winning investigative reporter, feature writer and photojournalist. Joe is also a former editor of The Wilmette Beacon and Chicagoly magazine.

Recent Stories

New Trier golfers shine at sectionals. Loyola girls, NSCD boys join them as state qualifiers

With 3 board of education seats expiring, New Trier caucus seeks candidates

Police Reports: Homes burglarized in Wilmette and Northfield, scams cost residents thousands

Trevians regroup at halftime and take it to Spartans to get third straight win

Giants off their game against rival Warriors but still 'have everything in front' of them

NU reveals plans to raze and rebuild Ryan Field as 'world-class' stadium and venue

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Julia Ross, New Trier tennis

In lawsuits, survivors and victims' families say gun maker and dealers are liable for shooting in Highland Park

With plenty of experience, Trevians take aim at another state trophy

Highland Park's temporary memorial to move to City Hall rose garden; anti-gun-violence art project will get separate home

Juveniles with play gun scare crowd at Winnetka park — leading to police involvement and added safety measures at D36 schools

Anti-Semitic materials show up along Wilmette parkway once again

18-year-old involved in deadly fight at Fort Sheridan Beach reportedly tried to hide cellphone and wheelbarrow

Police Reports: Indecency at local park, damage to local school's basketball court

Giants defense shuts down Vikings in road revenge romp

Highland Park becomes one of first small towns to add body cameras to police force

No Place Like It: 8-year-old shooting survivor Cooper Roberts returns home

Winnetka also passes gun-safety resolution to encourage lawmakers and promises a follow-up session to explore further options

Northfield trustees approve new digs inside Village Hall

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Ava Bogan, Loyola volleyball

Ryan Banas (-8) and the Ramblers (-17) card record-breaking scores en route to league titles

How less is more for Regina Dominican's multi-million-dollar renovations

Police Reports: Guns, cash and more stolen from Northfield home; Car stolen while being serviced

Burglary crew pulls man from car and beats him, Wilmette police say

News Briefs: New local home for Jewish orchestra; Register to vote Tuesday; Historical society donates to park district; Highland Park estate firm moves

Death of man found near lakefront result of 'violent' altercation with two others

Athlete of the Week: 10 Nick Blumer, Highland Park football

Body reportedly found along Fort Sheridan shoreline

UPDATE: Hours-long police intervention ends 'safely' in Highland Park

Residents share thoughts on gun safety with Glencoe trustees

UPDATE: Railroad-workers strike averted thanks to last-minute negotiations

Wilmette becomes latest North Shore town to urge state lawmakers to pass stricter gun laws

Highland Park council members want more info before considering project for ex-Greenberg Radiation Center site

Survey results lead Park Board to favor conversion of Gillson Park's Middle Drive

Resilient Edwards Florist to go out on own terms

Cheers to 150 years: Wilmette punctuates sesquicentennial year with block party

Giants can't keep up with Bison, but four-quarter effort impresses coach

Fundraiser supporting couple murdered in Highland Park looks to raise $30,000

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Honor Roberts, New Trier field hockey

Loyola sizes up New Trier in rivalry volleyball battle

UPDATE: Son reportedly stabbed parents to death in Highland Park apartment

Man charged with murder after 2 found dead in Highland Park apartment, according to local police

Stuart Wolf's departure leaves opening on Wilmette Library Board

Swing And A Miss: Caddyshack restaurant pulls out of former Baker's Square site in Wilmette

Police Reports: Man arrested for approaching 12-year-old; multiple telephone scams

Giants light up scoreboard for 49 points as they cruise to second win

Stevenson overwhelms New Trier as Trevs' early-season woes continue

Cooper Roberts' doctors fear cognitive loss; fundraiser goal raised

New Trier tabs assistant coach Adam Dickson to take over powerhouse lacrosse program

In Tribute: Local legend Pete Burnside was professional ballplayer, beloved New Trier educator and 'invested, kind' family man

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Evan Kanellos, New Trier soccer

Newest data on 'forever chemicals' has local leaders exploring testing, treatment options for drinking water

West Park saga takes another dramatic turn as park district calls police to board meeting

Highland Park Giants find burst after slow start to begin season with victory

Police Reports: Burglars hit seven Winnetka cars in one night; other car thefts, burglaries also reported

For second time since May, Wilmette-Kenilworth chamber gets a new director

Winnetka police warn of ruse burglaries after report of fake municipal workers

Wilmette music teachers take talents to Wrigley Field

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jake Stearney, Loyola football

Burglaries to Glencoe cars leads to one-car crash on Edens Expressway

Special visits, favorite foods lift 8-year-old Cooper Roberts as he recovers from gunshot wound

Local schools avoid disruption from teachers shortage but are still in need of support and specialized staff

Highland Park football is hungry for playoff berth and ready 'to make a statement'

Cold Open: Buck Russell's Creamery now serving downtown Wilmette

Residents encouraged to review new concepts for Winnetka beaches on Thursday, Aug. 25

Behind talented junior class, Trevians look to get stronger as the season goes on

Police Reports: Ruse burglars strike at two homes in Glencoe; cars stolen from dealership

Emergency funding will help Family Services of Glencoe continue free trauma counseling

More Tala Coffee details revealed as Winnetka trustees approve 10-year contract

Highland Park council pushes state, federal lawmakers to act in fight against gun violence

Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint, fleeing suspects fire shot at officers, according to police

Lyon a Wildcat — again. Local hoops star returns to alma mater as assistant coach

Locals help stop development of gun range, store in nearby Long Grove

Police Reports: 1 car stolen and several broken into Aug. 4-5 in Winnetka; 5 catalytic converters stolen off cars at storage facility

Inaugural girls flag football program scores 80 players — with plenty of room for more

Displaced by Wayfair plans, H Marion on the move to Hubbard Woods

Shooting survivor Cooper Roberts, 8, moves to rehab center and plans to return to school this year

'You Have To Do Something And I Believe You Will': Residents plead with Winnetka trustees to join fight against gun violence

Movie magic comes to downtown Wilmette

Young musicians unite to help Highland Park

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Kaelyn Gridley, New Trier swimming alumna

Star swimmers put on one more show before joining college programs

Highland Park victim memorials consolidated; City wants public input on permanent tribute

Intra-Program Showdown: New Trier Green meets Blue in rare 13U league championship matchup

Loyola sends 4 to wrestling nationals. All 4 come home as All-Americans.

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Sam Silverstein, New Trier basketball alumnus

Wilmette teen cooks up way to connect across generations — and she wants you to join in

Highland Park frees up funds for businesses in shooting investigation's perimeter

Say au revoir to the French bakery in Winnetka's train station on Saturday, July 30

Residential sport court plays on, but trustees blow whistle on turf field

Highland Park's Billy Corgan and Chloe Mandel's concert will support July 4th Victims Response Fund

Local club FC-1 Academy U14 earns program's first national title

'We Will Grow Back': Teacher's project blooms in support of Highland Park shooting survivors

Police Reports: Two cars stolen in Northfield; graffiti at golf course

Gold Galore: Local stars earn gold medals with Team USA at Maccabiah Games

New store via Chia Leah to open near pizzeria

Late miscues cost Wilmette Waves summer league title

With push from Moms Demand Action, local towns send out gun-safety reminders

Township food pantry 'need is way up.' Donate today and during food drive on July 29

West Nile mosquitoes found in Glencoe — a regular sign of summer. Abatement district offers advice

Resource Navigation Center — which replaces assistance center at HPHS — to open for appointments on Wednesday, July 20

Winnetka women find unique way to help in fight for assault-weapons ban

A peek at the personnel and schedules of New Trier and Loyola football after their 7 on 7 battle

'The Depths of Mourning': Highland Park unites in grief at City Hall

Rising construction costs impact Lakeview Center renovations as Park Board OK's over-budget bid

Downburst uproots tree and causes other damage in Northfield

New Trier ousts lacrosse coach Tom Herrala following hazing incident, reported leave of absence

Silent tribute marks one week since attack at Highland Park parade

Police Reports: Numerous digital scams, including a loss of $25,000; fire damage at Watts; and jewelry thefts in Glencoe

Third location on the menu for Hometown Coffee and Juice

Grief and calls for action take over Sunset Woods Park during Highland Park rally

Downtown Scoop: Buck Russell's to add ice cream parlor to Wilmette space

'Darkness Does Not Have The Final Say': Neighbors gather at Glencoe vigil in support of Highland Park

Highland Park baseball takes the field in Winnetka

'Healing and support': Glencoe and others organize vigils for Highland Park shooting victims

Highland Park gunman reportedly admitted to shooting and considered a second attack — that and more from his Wednesday court appearance

Day-before-Fourth festivities bring thousands to Wilmette and Glencoe

Alleged shooter faces 7 murder charges for attack on Highland Park parade that was planned for 'several weeks'

The morning after in Highland Park

Police apprehend alleged mass shooter after 8-hour manhunt

Fourth of July fireworks and activities in Winnetka, Glencoe, Northfield are canceled following mass shooting in Highland Park

At least 7 dead, 35 hospitalized in mass shooting in Highland Park

News Briefs: Winners of Art in the Village; Music Institute raises $750,000 at annual benefit

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Morgan Perce, New Trier rowing

Northfield trustees say safety trumps high cost for Bosworth Bridge replacement

Langdon Beach future one of several topics for inaugural Committee of the Whole meeting

Hubbard Woods alums back together again just as they graduate high school

$16.5-million contract sets Willow-Hibbard stormwater project in motion

Primary Election Results: November matchups set for governor, secretary of state, MWRD board; Wilmette's Julie Cho now rep for New Trier GOP

Record Roundup: Glencoe to join Wilmette with third of July fireworks, and the rest of Independence Day fun in New Trier Township

Clueless on which judge to vote for? Injustice Watch's election guide has you covered

Plaza del Lago changes hands for second time in four years

New Trier Rugby gets back on the pitch, finishes as state runnerup

Poppy's Social restaurant to close after 9 months in downtown Glencoe

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Oliver Barkal, New Trier baseball

It's all Greek to New Trier water polo players during a three-week trip

Winnetka teens run day of play for Chicago grammar-schoolers

New Trier Hockey moves on from Melton, searches for new club leader

Series of six bite-sized TEDxWilmette talks start Tuesday, June 21

Police Reports: Northfield homes receive anti-Semitic materials, catalytic converters stolen in Wilmette, wallet stolen from Michigan Shores

Rocking the Suburbs: Winnetka Music Festival shakes up Lincoln Avenue

Serena & Lily's new home in Winnetka is ready for guests

Sailing elite stop by Wilmette's Sheridan Shores Sailing School

Athletes of the Week: 10 questions with Grace and Emma Curry, New Trier lacrosse

Trustees want 'tightened' policy before license-plate readers come to Winnetka

Ready To Rock: Wilmette reveals plans for 150th bash on Sept. 10

Shorthanded Winnetka Park Board pulls back heavily criticized Elder-Centennial beach plans

In Tribute: Former U.S. Rep. John Porter remembered for bipartisan efforts, biomedical support

Sunset Ridge student, 13, arrested for reportedly threatening 'the destruction of school building'

Loyola overcomes pesky Lake Forest defense to become back-to-back state champs

'Real Housewives' of Winnetka? That’s not a thing.

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Will Maheras, Loyola lacrosse

Smells Like Summer: Pop-up sandwich shop is back in Al's Meat Market

Pride flag reportedly stolen from ticket booth window inside Wilmette Theatre

Falk ends unrivaled New Trier tenure with All-State finish at track championships

New Trier overcomes 5-goal deficit before Grace Curry's walk-off goal wins state championship

Loyola Academy memorializes 54 alumni who died while serving in armed forces

Tough-luck Saturday: Ramblers softball and baseball fall in extra-inning sectional championships

Simon spins 1-hit gem, steals home to lead Ramblers to sectional title game

Wear Orange event protesting gun violence, honoring recent victims set for Sunday in Winnetka

Runner-up finish at state 'felt like a win' for New Trier tennis

More anti-Semitic packets delivered to local homes — this time in Wilmette

The McKenzie Connection: Parents and former students go back to where it started for improvised reunion

Trevians rally past defending state champs to snag sectional championship, advance to state for 7th time in 8 seasons

'Make It A Little Better and Pass It On': New Trier, Loyola commencements wrap up high school tenures for Class of 2022

Local communities pull out all the stops in observance of Memorial Day

Body found offshore in Wilmette identified as missing UIC grad student Daniel Sotelo

Led by four-year stars, Ramblers' run ends in sectional championship

Elk Grove ousts New Trier in playoff opener to give Trevians a losing record

Defense digs New Trier out of trouble in regional championship

Regina Dominican's record-setting pack of track stars

Fourth-graders tackle the big issues and take their ideas to their legislators

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Kendall Sierens, New Trier soccer

While initial plan caused uproar, new proposal for 538 Green Bay Road passes quietly through two stages of Glencoe review process

Thrower Maeve Kelly saves best for last, Manzano leaps to Day 2 and more from Trevs, Ramblers, Panthers and Raiders at state track meets

Trevians battle way to third straight state trophy

Body pulled from Lake Michigan after 'at least two weeks,' police say

Parades are back for local Memorial Day ceremonies. Wilmette has special guest, as well.

'Something special': New Trier caps 33-win water polo season with program's first state championship

McNally's header keeps New Trier's streak alive. The Trevs still have never lost in regional play

Close calls mar Trevians third-place finish at sectional track meet

New Trier student entrepreneurs take on sharks during Pitch Night in Wilmette

Applications open for The Record's second Youth in Journalism Workshop

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Annie Lewis, New Trier water polo

Vattman Park bursts with color and life during Holi celebration

New Trier comes up just short in race for sectional title but is sending five to state championships

Trevians are looking to catch a break and hit their stride as postseason nears

Coffee On The Go: Central Station to add location in Wilmette Metra station

Trevians hook trip to state for bass fishing championships

$100,000 gift and unique art installation give Ouilmette Way a path to Village Board approval

Park Board president survives challenge, as Wilmette commissioners squabble again

Police Reports: Fencing-estimate ruse, fraudulent currency

News Briefs: Special performance coming to local church; Kenilworth road work begins Monday; New principal for West School; Rotary walk-a-thon details

Winnetka D36 asst. superintendent will move up to become schools leader

High School Highlights: Three relay wins key Trevs' track-and-field conference title, New Trier baseball wins two nail-biters

Over vaping devices, New Trier High School refers students to local police, who have issued dozens of tickets in last 3 years

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Roger Simon, Loyola baseball and football

Torino plans expansion after neighbor All Washed Up folds — continuing the transition in downtown Wilmette

New Trier racking up victories — including over defending-champ Loyola — but focus is on postseason readiness

Still no head coach but on the field New Trier lacrosse is 'full strength' in wake of preseason hazing incident

In Tribute: 'Best life' founder Erika Hlavacek leaves everlasting impact

Chamber picks new executive director

New Trier tennis needs more court time to fine-tune lineup

Anti-Semitic documents dropped on dozens of driveways in Glencoe, Winnetka and Highland Park

New Trier's Cremascoli earns honor for work on and off the field

Marathoner from Wilmette raises $21,000 as tribute to step-sister Kate Hilbrant

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Mackenzie Barry, Loyola Academy softball

Guildhall wants a 'streetery,' as Glencoe sets table for another year of expanded outdoor-dining

'It may be the only way': Hesitant Wilmette trustees give preliminary OK to park district's West Park plan

COVID numbers continue to climb across township; Wilmette school navigates surge

Park district wants to bring a cafe to Kenilworth Assembly Hall

New Trier powerlifters defend national title in OKC, bring home plenty of hardware

Preservation group puts Gillson Park on 'endangered' list. Park district claps back: 'It is not in danger'

New Trier, Loyola look toward brighter — and warmer — days on the track as they gear up for sectional competition

Serving Mother Earth at Erikson Woods and how to continue the effort this weekend

Athlete of the Week: Ronan O'Neill, New Trier track and soccer

Fueled by family, Wilmette resident connects on 50th straight White Sox home opener

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Courtney Schumacher, New Trier softball, hockey and golf

Superintendent Kocanda to leave Winnetka 36; colleagues praise her devotion, leadership

The stress, success and airline agent behind a saved student trip to the nation's capital

'Time and commitment' of New Trier student-athletes pointed out during signing-day event

Rebuilding Trevians looking to make strides in Wysocki's second season

Trevians trying to turn things around as they fall to 2-7 in early going

The Definition of Success: Wilmette students win NYT vocabulary competition

New Trier boys lacrosse starts season without head coach, several players in midst of school's hazing investigation

Trevians stumble in first test of season but keep their eyes on the prize

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Stefan Gjaja, New Trier volleyball

Order up! Buck Russell's sandwich and bakery is up and running in downtown Wilmette

Community discussion on teenage sexual violence coming to Winnetka on April 12

In Tribute: Community mourns Wilmette 22-year-old who died in Omaha car accident

COVID-19 numbers headed in wrong direction in New Trier area

High School Highlights: Local track stars take talents to Top Times, New Trier baseball struggles out of state

Tala Coffee energizes Winnetka officials, who select shop to redevelop 93 Green Bay Road

New Trier acknowledges 'hazing incident,' reportedly punishes participants and puts boys lacrosse team on probation

Young Loyola learns lessons in loss to resurgent Evanston

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Eli Sternweiler, New Trier water polo

Coastal home-decor store to take over Winnetka building vacated by Jos. A. Bank

Historic Winnetka day camp TWIG — which unites city, suburban children — is back for 2022

It's Michigan in a landslide for Loyola Academy pass rusher Brooks Bahr

Group of New Trier lacrosse players reportedly beat teammate and record incident

Local cantor preparing community concert on April 7 to support home country of Ukraine

Lawsuit claims Wilmette D39 Board's Schneider Fabes interfered with Chicago Teachers Union election on behalf of Mayor Lori Lightfoot

McKenzie Variety Show follows the rainbow back to the stage after two years

Skokie Lagoons trash becomes work of art thanks to Winnetka junior high students

New faces and new places for New Trier soccer, which is off to a 2-0-1 start

Home Ice to relocate and reimagine with new location on Green Bay Road

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Brenden Stressler, New Trier baseball

New Trier's special-education transition students get new 'home base' in downtown Glencoe

Thrill Of The Chase: Loyola baseball off to fast start with three straight comeback wins

Wilmette groups give selves to chilly lake while helping raise $45,000 for Special Olympics Illinois

Gates Gym mystery solved: Cleveland architect is uncovered as building's mastermind

First ghost bar makes appearance in Wilmette, while the second is getting closer

Downtown Wilmette shop Share to move to online only

Wilmette zoning board grills park district on West Park sports expansion

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jack Gustafson, Loyola Gold hockey

Winnetka District 36 looks to community for guidance on possible $59-million referendum in November

Trevians run into unbeaten Romans in state championship

New Trier entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life leading up to Pitch Night

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Butler Chessen, New Trier hockey

Annual 4% raises, more professional development included in Kenilworth teachers contract

Police Reports: Car windows busted at CarMax, 'Stalin' graffiti

More Caddyshack Restaurant details revealed; Buck Russell's reportedly will open before summer

Historic New Trier basketball season ends in dramatic sectional finale

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Josh Kirkpatrick, New Trier basketball and football

From Lad & Lassie to breakfast and lunch: Restaurant planned for vacant Wilmette building

Shannon and New Trier catch fire to set up Round III with Glenbrook South — this time with a sectional title at stake

Facing neighbor opposition, cannabis dispensary secures support of Northfield Plan Commission

Guster coming to town as biggest act yet for Winnetka Music Festival. Presale begins Wednesday, March 2

Shots stop falling for 'underdog' Ramblers one game shy of state finals

Fees, design rules coming to outdoor Glencoe dining — but officials want to hear from you first

Kelly and Ramblers go out in style at state swim meet, while young core carries Trevians to 5th

Giordano finds stroke at perfect time to lift Loyola Academy to sectional title

It's paczki time. How to get your Fat Tuesday delicacy

Drenched in Donations: Sears School topples its Polar Plunge fundraising goal

High School Highlights: 14 Trevians, 6 Ramblers headed to swim and dive championships; LA girls pick up 30th victory

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Reganne French, Regina Dominican basketball

County's mask, vaccine-card mandates will be gone come Monday, Feb. 28

After much debate, masks are now optional at New Trier High School, Wilmette Public Schools

Running Deep: Northshore Trevians youth football is racking up big numbers

Mask-optional policies on the agenda for both New Trier and Wilmette school board meetings on Tuesday, Feb. 22

Massey Odiotti makes wrestling history for Loyola — and expect more where that came from, coach says

Jack Cummings becomes first New Trier wrestling champ since 1970s

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Morgan Van Horn, Loyola basketball and softball

Maine South's first-quarter barrage stuns New Trier in regional championship

Arrivederci: Pandemic-era challenges are final straw for The Noodle in Wilmette

In Tribute: Kenilworth's Alan Swain leaves incomparable legacy in field of jazz piano

Full onslaught of Chicago weather may hit North Shore Wednesday through Thursday

As school-masking opposition gets louder, Wilmette District 39 sets course for Feb. 22 decision

Wilmette embraces cold as it celebrates 150th with Winterfest

Loyola Academy football's 2022 season opener will be nationally televised event

NorShore Meats to pack it in after nearly 60 years in Wilmette

'I have given my heart and soul': Executive director of Wilmette-Kenilworth chamber resigns

West Park neighbors continue to air objections to facility expansion

Sunset Ridge D29 holds off on masking change, pledges to make decision in February

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with John Ervin, New Trier diver

Appetizers, desserts and discounts: 16 local restaurants are in a giving mood during North Shore Restaurant Month

Glencoe's LT Therivel hides in plain sight in upcoming episode of 'Undercover Boss'

Motivated New Trier takes it to Evanston to even the score

Loyola Academy celebrates two dozen Ramblers on their college athletic commitments

New Trier High School, Wilmette D39 maintain universal masking; Winnetka D36, Glencoe D35 go mask-optional

In Tribute: 'Gosia' Koscielak-Krolikowska was a celebrated global artist and passionate Wilmette volunteer

Entry fees, parking rates and free days now that Chicago Botanic Garden charges admission

COVID numbers continue to retreat but vaccine-card mandate must stay a bit longer, county health officials say

New Trier's record-setting trotter Nick Falk named top cross-country runner in state

Snow No More: Winnetka tries out machine that makes snow disappear

Fourth phase of Winnetka's streetscape work comes in under budget, business town hall set for Feb. 17

Meal Match feeds two needs — and more want a seat at the table

Another snow event expected to begin Tuesday evening, snarl Wednesday's commutes

News Briefs: Black History Month contest, Winnetka Caucus openings, food pantry needs

Lake-effect snow blankets Wilmette. Village reports 10 inches of accumlation

In Tribute: Winnetka's Kate Hilbrant, 32, remembered as positive force in her family, community

Munro and the Trevians put the clamps on the Titans in revenge win

Central Station to serve up vaccine clinic on Thursday, Feb. 3

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jake Robledo, New Trier cheerleading

Fundraising begins for 150th celebration lineup that includes September bash, beautification project, special Memorial Day guest and more

Canal Shores picks outside firm to manage, 'enhance' century-old community golf course

'There won't be anything left': Glencoe officials try to combat demolition of historic homes

Changes to defense and starting lineup key New Trier's win in power-packed shootout

CNN turns New Trier alumna's Marilyn Monroe 'crusade' into documentary series

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Connor Casper, Loyola basketball

More changes are in store for New Trier's new block schedule following survey results

High School Highlights: New Trier wrestling wins share of CSL in dramatic fashion; LA girls pick up 20th win

Same Place, New Face: Local favorite U Dawg U changes hands

Kanellos, New Trier on point as they speed past Bolingbrook

Gl'hen'coe? Trustees to consider change to backyard-chicken ban

ATM among stolen items in two business burglaries

Local officials hope falling COVID numbers signal surge's peak; Cases at New Trier reportedly fall 80% in a week

High School Highlights: Overtime thriller goes to New Trier Green; LA boys, girls hoops pick up big W's

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Sydney Holder, New Trier gymnastics

Chestnut Court area up next for Winnetka's streetscape project

New Trier gymnasts finding their way after early-season challenges

To Wilmette, Winter(fest) is coming

Winnetka's Spirit Elephant to launch new concept in nearby communities

What’s that racket? Neighbors question park district’s plan to expand paddle tennis, pickleball offerings

With new concept, Wayfair will take over vacant Carson's space in Edens Plaza

New Trier's finals canceled but in-person learning, activities unchanged amid COVID spike

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Matthew Boyer, New Trier wrestling

Local schools organize COVID testing throughout week; New Trier counts 100 current COVID cases on first day back

Wilmette Post Office's mailboxes removed after tampering

Train strikes car in Glencoe, hospitalizing two

Police Reports: Phone, social media scams; NT Township check altered

Wilmette 7-11 goes out of business

After Simeon heartbreaker, New Trier responds to claim third in prestigious Pontiac tourney

Surging Loyola girls tripped up by Whitney Young in holiday-tourney finale

501 Local team to let good times roll with sushi restaurant Jimoto

USPS, Village mailboxes ransacked in Winnetka; police urge residents to stop payment on any locally mailed checks

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Noah Shannon, New Trier basketball

Loyola Academy faces too tall an order in holiday tourney's third-place contest

10-year-old's charity project is all heart

Under county order, proof of vaccination required to enter most local businesses starting Jan. 3

Final Ovation: The life and times inside Gates Gymnasium

Kenilworth halts Village Hall walk-ins in response to COVID-19 spike

Thanks to Avoca D37, state group will push for legislation to combat early-literacy shortcomings

With assist from NBA broadcaster, Grow the Game emphasizes gender equity and opportunity in basketball

Local COVID Data: Wilmette sees 122 cases in a week; county recommends businesses request proof of vaccination, negative test

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Abby Ryan, New Trier basketball

Reindeer guide Santa's sleigh tonight and every night on Wilmette Avenue

Thanks to New Trier hoops, Gates Gymnasium goes out a winner

Northfield and Kenilworth were ready for their close-ups when television crews stopped by this summer

Loyola's Kreutz to Illinois, New Trier's Cremascoli to NIU and more from football signing day

One dead after three-car wreck in Winnetka

Surging COVID leads New Trier High School to suspend intramurals, require post-break testing

Motorist tears up Marie Murphy School's new soccer fields

Police Reports: Five catalytic converter thefts between Winnetka, Northfield

Walkout avoided as New Trier admins, student group collaborate to upgrade sexual-violence resources

Art an unrelenting passion for Wilmette's Pablo Warren

Wilmette PD cuffs the Grinch in special holiday PSA

Winnetka trustees want shorter One Winnetka concept. Development team willing to play ball.

Glenbrook South shoots lights out to overpower shorthanded New Trier

Village of Winnetka’s tax levy to remain flat, but resident fees are on the rise

New Trier High School reports 27 COVID-19 cases — highest total this school year — as local transmission continues to rise

2021 Football Capsules: Final stats, All-Conference picks and more for New Trier and Loyola

Wilmette family wants to make sandwich pop-up permanent in Al's Meat Market

Police Reports: Construction site burglary, $5,000 in unauthorized charges

One Winnetka is back: Same name and developer, but new designs will be before Winnetka trustees on Tuesday, Dec. 7

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Angelina Giordano, Loyola basketball

No injuries in fireplace-related fire; Fire department issues safety tips

Winnetka's 'Home Alone' house available to 4 lucky guests for one night only

High School Highlights: Two late goals give Loyola Thanksgiving trophy; NT, LA open league slates with wins

Food storyteller Kevin Pang is back for seconds, as long as he can stay in Wilmette

Evanston Hospital's first community toy drive sets up in Wilmette

Community immediately clears New Trier tree lot again — but this time more are on the way

Nonprofits unite to set up permanent affordable home in Wilmette

Three and D: New Trier's shooting, team defense bury Lake Forest in tourney title triumph

Here Comes Santa Cause: Photos with big guy doubles as fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 28

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jackson Munro, New Trier basketball

New Trier weightlifting gets swole, earns 3rd straight national title

Regina freshman is head of the class after charity drive

Local COVID-19 testing, cases climb ahead of Thanksgiving weekend

Holiday pop-up to take over downtown-Wilmette spot

More than 1,000 local children receive vaccine at school clinics

Historical society sets out to research, present uncut history of Kenilworth

High School Highlights: Hoops are back. New Trier, Loyola girls open with wins

Longtime coach Bob Spagnoli honored in 32nd and final year at New Trier

Loyola Academy selects new president: Gregory Ostdiek, a board member and Navy veteran

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with George Cahill, New Trier cross-country

Duke Childs Field of dreams? It may finally become reality as New Trier, Winnetka join forces

Gridley, Novelline star as New Trier picks up 2 state records and a team championship

Pending settlements to clear way for One Winnetka property — and the original developer is reportedly back

Wilmette officials address tough topics at State of the Village

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Carly Novelline, New Trier swimming

Schools honor prep athletes during signing-day ceremonies

Social media helps Wilmette police nab suspects in attempted carjacking

Village Board OKs annexation as neighbors try to block land's development

Falk sets school record to lead Trevians to best finish since the 1960s

Dozens of Kenilworth teachers confront School Board with contract, culture concerns

Seniors put Trevians in prime position heading into swim-and-dive state finals

Students push New Trier for more action, resources to combat sexual violence

Winnetka 17-year-old charged with sexual assault

Slow the Presses: New Trier tells student weekly to focus on digital, cut back to 4 print issues per year

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Finn Cohan, New Trier football and basketball

Pedal Power ready to roll into 12th year of collecting, donating bikes for Chicago students

New paddle courts, hut expansion are a go in Winnetka

'Special' Fremd halts New Trier in sectional championship

John Hughes films, live music are the stars of Wilmette Theatre's reopening celebration on Saturday, Nov. 6

OP-RF soccer fans punished for ‘aggressive taunting,’ storming the field during sectional match with New Trier

Alleged drunken driver crashes Jeep into Wilmette storefront

Trevians leave no doubt en route to 15th state championship

New Trier feeder schools schedule two COVID vaccine clinics in wake of approval for ages 5-11

Booooo: Rain takes out some Halloween events, but others make do

Winnetka sixth-graders' haunted house scares up major funds for children's hospital

Plan to overhaul Centennial-Elder beaches seeks state approval; professional video details concepts

The horrors at 7th and Lake

Time runs out on New Trier in sectional play

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Mike Williams, Loyola Academy football

The Fiery Phantom of Elmwood Avenue

Wilmette’s Coast Guard station downgraded to seasonal operation; Resources shift to Kenosha

Trevs do damage in backdraw to secure three-way tie for second-place trophy

Police Reports: Rash of catalytic converter thefts and three home burglaries

Trevians nearly chase down 28-point deficit in eventual 49-42 loss to Hawks

Population growth, record home sales allow Wilmette officials to gush about village’s financial state

High School Highlights: Trevs tennis claims 13th straight sectional; NT, LA trotters earn league titles

Glencoe developer drops condo proposal that drew disapproval from neighbors and zoning commission

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Cece Burns, New Trier volleyball

A La Carte will need to best other bidders to stay at Wilmette Golf Club

Clean out your closets and support Make A Difference Day on Saturday

Residents let commissioners hear it before Wilmette Park Board green-lights Lakeview Center improvements

Wilmette Junior High gets 'breath of fresh air' amid 'chaotic time'

Police Reports: Car stolen from auto shop, flags taken from golf course

$1.6-million affordable-housing payment comes through as demo begins on Optima project

New Trier 'ready to go' after taking on state's best to cap regular season

No 'direct threat,' but Sunset Ridge schools locked down after 'suspicious phone call'

Winnetkans may have saved their dog beach after communication flap

What's a 'ghost bar' and could Wilmette soon have two of them?

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Matthew Perchik, New Trier soccer

Pedal-powered fundraiser for local teens has beat its goal 3 times — and it's still going

Happy 125th to Kenilworth, which celebrates with block bash

New Trier boys record-breaking state performance is bittersweet; Trevs girls just miss while NSCD boys, LA girls earn trophies

Children enjoy heroic day at Wilmette firehouse

Local favorite Books Down Under ready to pick up where it left off

Record Roundup: Local trick-or-treat hours and 20+ spooktacular events

Wilmette teen's photography displayed in Central location

High School Highlights: Playoff outlook set for boys soccer; NT runner Nick Falk tops big field in Peoria

Rehabbed Woman's Club of Wilmette welcomed back by chamber

With liquor license on track, Hometown aims for late October opening in Winnetka

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Ryan Banas, Loyola Academy golf

Winnetka cycles from summer to fall in style

Great Mud Run sends racers on messy trek through Glencoe park

Court the Cure is all in good funds

News Briefs: Fire open house is Saturday Oct. 9; LA's Maldonado and Winnetka's Ryan earn accolades; Fashion show on Thursday, Oct. 7

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Nevan Cremascoli, New Trier football

In Tribute: Ned Smith leaves lasting legacy in Wilmette and beyond

Vacancies drive conversation of Wilmette’s business-development update

Park Board seat goes to former statehouse advisor Lindsay Anderson

It's Official: Recreational cannabis sales are now allowed in Wilmette — with a number of conditions

With new leadership, bathrooms and 'lounge,' Wilmette Theatre plans a November comeback

New Trier rowers leave mark in first major fall regatta in two years

Park Board sees more modest Gillson plans to set up another round of resident feedback

'Shot in the dark' emerges for Loyola Academy's sidelined tight end James Kyle

Budget Breakdown: New Trier hopeful on revenues amid large capital-spending bills

Winnetka Public Schools adds another testing option to COVID mitigation efforts

Carol Spain appointed to Park Board following quick exit from Brandon Hinkle

Freshman duo go the distance to cap New Trier's sweep of Glenbrook South

Winnetka council puts cork in Hometown Coffee's liquor request until future meeting

High School Highlights: New Trier, Loyola and NSCD golf teams earn league titles and plenty more

Glencoe musician Lauren Gottshall finishes lively summer — and she's just getting started

Vaccines required for all Glencoe Park staff after COVID surge at day-care

Opponents at the start, united at the finish

Trevians remember one of their own before first home meet

Vandalism to New Trier High School bathrooms inspired by TikTok trend

Sustainability Plan ready to take root in Wilmette

Wilmette police stand by arrest of Chicago sportswriter after charges are dropped

After "emotional" 6-hour meeting, zoning commissioners give negative opinion on multi-family Glencoe project

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Molly Power, Loyola volleyball

Wilmette plans increased stormwater fees, strategic reserve spending to recoup lost COVID-19 revenue

Restaurants Pomeroy and Poppy’s Social open in time for late-season warmth

Golfer is third to cash in on Wilmette course's hole-in-one contest

Police Reports: Several incidents of unauthorized checks cashed, including from a local church

Glad to have Wil‘met': Newcomers meet and greet at grassroots event

Burns scorches Ramblers in New Trier's come-from-behind victory

Winnetka students mark 9/11 anniversary by thanking local heroes; Glencoe ceremony set for 7:46 a.m.

Wilmette Beach Bash will savor summer while raising funds for local parks on Saturday, Sept. 18

Murray Bros. Caddyshack aims for early 2022 opening for new Wilmette location

UPDATE: Church bus recovered in Chicago alley, returned the next day

High School Highlights: Dramatic tourney win for Trevs soccer; Another title for Ramblers volleyball

Unlocked At Night, Gone By Morning: 4 cars reportedly taken in overnight Wilmette thefts

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Aidan Crawford, New Trier soccer

Writers Theatre going back to in-person — but only for vaccinated, masked guests

'Special painting' is donated to historical society, on display at local bank

O.A.R. helps Glencoe end summer in style

News Briefs: Local 'Lawyer of Year'; Plant sale and classic car show next weekend

Wear a rival's gear? One superintendent will have to after the New Trier-Stevenson football result

Loyola finds Week 2 opponent in 5A power Rochester

High School Highlights: McGrath, Ramblers win 32-team invite; Trevs golfers stay hot

Big-play celebration may be the push New Trier volleyball needs

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jack Cummings, New Trier football

Fans energize Evan Kanellos, Trevians in rivalry win against Ramblers

Fundraising regatta brings in thousands of dollars for children's charities

UPDATE: West Nile risk highest it's been since 2017, says local abatement district

Celebration recognizes completion of rehabbed Wilmette downtown

Police Reports: Golf clubs and multiple bikes stolen, numerous fraud reports

4 candidates are in for vacated Park Board seat. Deadline is Sunday, Aug. 29

Much-anticipated affordable housing development ready for tenants in Wilmette

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with James Kreutz, Loyola Academy football

Wilmette mail carrier delivers the heat with his side hustle, Shady Dan's Hot Sauce

Henry's pals have fought epilepsy alongside him for more than six years

Police Reports: Wires cut on air-conditioning, plants stolen from front porch, more

News Briefs: Glencoe, Wilmette get funding for car chargers; Patriot Day ceremony; Boat launch dedication

Indoor mask mandate back on across suburban Cook County

Citing health concerns, Library Trustee Jan Barshis resigns. Board taps former Trustee Stuart Wolf as replacement

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Peyton Sichol, New Trier golf

Local church's new bus — which was used to pick up senior citizens — reportedly stolen after one month

Three 'intoxicated' teens sent to hospital as precaution after group found trespassing at Langdon Beach

Police Reports: Worker robbed on way to make deposit, multiple bikes taken

Wilmette teen motorist faces charge for fleeing scene after killing pedestrian

Park Board to have final say on Townley Field improvement plan on Thursday, Aug. 19

Honed Gillson concepts to be unveiled in September; Officials now hope final plan is set by end of year

Restoring community trust a priority in filling board vacancy, according to Wilmette park commissioners

Glencoe District 35’s plan includes masking and testing in all in-person format

The who, what and why behind all of those Keep Gillson Green signs in Wilmette

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Jake Krueger, New Trier and FC United soccer

Masks again required inside all park district, village and library buildings in Wilmette

Athlete of the Week: A.J. Steinback, Wilmette Waves baseball

Waves' busy summer comes to an end with 22 wins, second-place finish

Delta variant spurs COVID surge that reaches New Trier area. County urges all to wear masks indoors in public

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

New Trier LAX coach starts youth program as travel alternative

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

Coffey and company pumped up for another year of CrossFit For A Cause in Wilmette this Saturday, July 24

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Luc Elias, New Trier football

Tacos and Tequila moves aside for Little Ricky's spinoff restaurant

Police Reports: More cars reported stolen from Fields Auto Group; multiple thefts by deception

Staff snafu could cost Kenilworth a historic home if trustees approve an agreement Monday, July 19

News Briefs: Wilmette library to temporarily close; Donation funds boat-launch upgrades; WOW race results

Commissioners discuss potential Wilmette Park Board vacancy — but not who or when

Police: Scammers pretending to be with the state hunt personal information via text, email

Local banker found guilty of bribery scheme to serve in Trump's administration

Wilmette Theatre board implodes amid vital renovations

Police arrest man for June 22 solicitation of two minors in Wilmette

Right on Q: Pit & Tap's Texas-style barbecue opens door in downtown Wilmette

In Tribute: Former Township Supervisor Alan Goldberg dedicated his life to others

'Small and dazzling' hummingbird is Glencoe's bird of choice

HEROS fights for recognition of complete local history with 'Hidden Stories,' Juneteenth event

High School Highlights: New Trier's Vitu, Loyola's Mackie finish top 10 at state; Ramblers boys win four events at sectional

'Hidden Stories' series concludes with community event on Juneteenth

Infighting continues on Wilmette Park Board, as board prez leads shake up of committees

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Eun Hae Lillig, North Shore Country Day soccer

Senior-heavy Trevians take care of 'unfinished business' with team, singles titles at state tournament

Trevians' state streak ends at 6 years after double-overtime loss in supersectional

Open water race makes comeback to Gillson on Saturday, June 19

Ramblers zone out the Trevs in sectional battle of state's best

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Liam Cummins, New Trier wrestling

Fagan's first-half finish sets tone for Trevs seventh straight sectional-title win

Community mourns death of 16-year-old Samantha Cerrone. Visitation set for Saturday afternoon.

Trevs punctuate season with conference-clinching victory over rival Hawks

Get ’Em While They're Hot: Friday-only sandwich pop-up The Bollito sells out quick in Week 1

New Trier officials, former students come to defense of novel 'Two Boys Kissing' after some parent complaints

Bounces don't go Ramblers' way in sectional loss to Wildkits

Kaestle comes through in clutch as New Trier gets its revenge and a regional title

Women and girls play through Wilmette Golf Club in honor of Women's Golf Day

Pitchers duel ends in heartbreak for Loyola Academy

Athlete of the Week: Bridget McKenna, New Trier water polo

New coffee house opens in Wilmette. Which new local dining option is next?

Worth The Weight: New Trier powerlifters reap the rewards of challenging pandemic training

New outdoor seating for Fred's Garage, new SUV for police dept. and more notes from a 21-minute meeting of the Winnetka Village Council

Locals remember the fallen during heartfelt Memorial Day observances

New Trier girls earn second straight state trophy; Boys bow out in quarterfinals

News Briefs: A gift card for Wilmette; A new principal for Crow Island; Vaccine walk-ins for local Walgreens

Wilmette hopes increased fines curb illegal parking around Gillson Park

Wilmette officials condemn resident's 'anti-Semitic' window display. But he says he's protesting anti-Semitism

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Alex Calarco, New Trier baseball

Business vacancy rate hit 12% in Wilmette but is now under 10% with more businesses on the way

Trio of lucky ducks rescued from sewer in Glencoe

Police Reports: Bike stolen and graffiti found

Trevians celebrate championship Saturday in the pool as boys and girls are off to state

St. Paul AME becomes Glencoe's first church to be a certified historical landmark; village trustees bid adieu to outgoing president Lawrence Levin

High School Highlights: Trevs baseball collects 9 straight W's; Ramblers frosh sets meet record in 2-mile

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Bridget Vitu, New Trier track and field

Hackett's heroics give New Trier dramatic rivalry win at Loyola Academy

The Record books tee time for inaugural summer golf outing

'Racism in Wilmette' event on Thursday to explore town's intolerant past

State finals are officially back for boys lacrosse, boys volleyball

'We're proud of taking care of ourselves': Inspire Counseling Center settles in to Kenilworth's premier corner

Loyola, New Trier put in work as conference meets approach

In split vote, Murdock tops VP Goebel to become Wilmette Park Board president

UPDATE: Defective circuit breaker caused ComEd fire in Wilmette

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Ryan Merk, Loyola volleyball

The Record's free Youth in Journalism Workshop set for July

LA's Pemberton, NT's Roth are players of year in respective leagues; More Ramblers, Trevs earn honors

How J.B. Pritzker's reopening goal offers hope to boys lacrosse and volleyball

Final regular-season games will test 17-2 Trevians, while Evanston looms in postseason

High School Highlights: Loyola soccer wins tourney; Ramblers Barry excels on mound, at plate

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Morgan Fagan, New Trier soccer

Alleging inappropriate voting, oversight committee calls on New Trier Township board to develop conflict of interest policy

Loyola alum's first college TD comes on incredible play that has been viewed millions of times

Trevs get their groove back after unusual start to already unusual year

ComEd fire in Wilmette causes 'widespread' power outage to about 5,000

Possible final New Trier vaccine clinic set for May 5. County to try house calls next.

High School Highlights: Trevs, Ramblers fight to 1-1 draw on the pitch; Haden hits hot streak for Ramblers baseball

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Tyler Hardin, New Trier football

Wednesday's vaccine clinic at New Trier still has appointments; county data shows less demand as supply grows

Youthful Trevians outslug visiting Warriors 15-9

'Our son's legacy': August's Boxes boost care and resources for families grieving from child loss

High School Highlights: Ramblers boys soccer claims CCL title; Boys volleyball, baseball and softball seasons are underway

Summer opening planned for Double Clutch Brewing, a north Evanston spot with Wilmette ties

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Perrion McClinton, Loyola Academy football

'My daughters will be pretty pleased': Women now have majority on every public board in Wilmette

UPDATE: New Trier football to end season with CSL crossover game against Maine West

Stars align to back message and future of Actors Training Center in spring fundraiser

Avoca School Board race goes to four members of Avoca Coalition

Meet Wilmette’s vaccine hunters, who have secured hundreds of appointments for locals

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Hillary Cox, New Trier field hockey

Wilmette, Kenilworth cross 20% in voter turnout, but Township at its lowest mark in recent history

High School Highlights: New Trier soccer drops two straight after 11 wins; Loyola volleyball outlasts De la Salle

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Max Dancey, New Trier football

New Trier School Board's caucus slate handily bests challengers on election night

Kaz carries significant lead over O'Connor for Kenilworth village presidency

Massive barbecue pit from Mesquite, Texas, finds new home in downtown Wilmette

Election Notebook: Local groups play their cards; Avoca slate improperly uses district logo

Local Easter festivities 'eggs'tra special in 2021

Athlete of the Week: 10 Questions with Tommy Zipprich, Loyola Academy soccer

Local park districts ready to get back outside with Easter events

Ilan Gibori, director of a Glencoe tutoring facility, charged with sexually assaulting a minor

Kenilworth Village Board candidates face questions on TIF, town reputation, housing, transparency and more during forum

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Jane Hong Shissler effectively drops out of race for Wilmette D39 School Board

With 3 seats available, 6 Library Board candidates cover plenty of ground in virtual forum

High School Highlights: Trevians and Ramblers soccer, and New Trier field hockey all stay unbeaten

4 of 5 Wilmette D39 School Board candidates face 7 questions at League of Women Voters forum

Athlete of the Week: Vaughn Pemberton, Loyola Academy football

Kenilworth village president candidate Cecily Kaz sits down with The Record (video). Opponent Paul O'Connor backs out

5 of 6 New Trier School Board candidates answer questions from The Record (Audio)

New Trier sophomore leads equipment drive that collects $25,000 worth of hockey gear

Pride flags removed multiple times from Winnetka church's lawn

High School Highlights: Hoops teams finish on high notes; NT, LA boys soccer off to fast starts

How 9 Park Board candidates answered 4 questions at recent candidate forum

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Brody Roth, New Trier football

How the 5 Wilmette Village Board candidates answered 5 questions at the League of Women Voters forum

The Record interviews Wilmette president candidates on pandemic, local business, inclusion, more (VIDEO)

'Beyond basketball': Tight-knit Ramblers go out with victory, GCAC title

High School Highlights: Trevs boys move into co-lead of CSL South; Soccer starts out with win

Volunteer Center to honor 'super' volunteers Thursday, March 11

Athlete of the Week: 10 questions with Will Franzen, New Trier soccer

High school sports pick up two wins: Increased fan limits and spring state tournaments

UDPATE: Man charged with discharging pepper spray on jogger in December

Wilmette police make splash with participation, donations for amended Polar Plunge

With Giordano and momentum, Ramblers roll into final week with the conference title on the line

High School Highlights: Trevians up to 7 straight wins, while Ramblers drop CCL heartbreaker in OT

UPDATED: Des Plaines mass-vaccination site to open this weekend; United Center site currently available to eligible Chicagoans