Peter Kaspari

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Highland Park Budget Notes: Compensation tweak, fee increases, capital-spending plan and staffing bump

Spirited crowd welcomes back Avoca's beloved diversity celebration

AP African-American studies, human-centered design are latest courses added to New Trier curriculum

Wilmette rededicated to its Indigenous peoples — the Ouilmette family and Potawatomi — in special ceremony

Birdie's Day Off: Pet parakeet spreads wings before getting caught at New Trier and reunited with local family

First impressions of revised One Winnetka design: 'This is a great start'

New Trier introduces 4 new courses — including intro to acting and urban design — to School Board

How do you solve a problem at New Trier?: Staff explains expansion of restorative practices to resolve student conflicts

New Trier officials talk campus security at first board of education meeting of school year

Northfield adds license-plate readers, additional police officer — plus, updates on Skokie Valley Trail's funding, dispensary's opening and Happ Road's roundabout

Developers adjust design of coffee shop/fitness studio and estimate 6-9 months of construction

Wilmette adds 5 affordable-housing locations. 10 more on the way.

Municipal Musical Chairs: A new trustee, an old trustee and a resignation

Real estate firm to demo Green Bay Road building, build mixed-use development

New Trier students and teachers disagree on classroom devices as district locks in four more years with iPads

Kenilworth commissioners review new housing opportunities for Green Bay Road corridor

Winnetka beach plan's mystery property owner comes forward, agrees to remove steel barriers but warns of more delays on board's decision

‘A terrible idea’: Winnetka trustees voice opposition to proposed wall for Elder and Centennial beach project

New Trier board votes to move first semester final exams to before winter break

Winnetka residents rip limited beach access and views in park district's Centennial-Elder overhaul

Local fire departments secure support for water rescues in wake of Coast Guard station downgrade

A solar-powered New Trier? $3.2 million 'array' of panels for Northfield campus included in approved facilities projects

Winnetka Town Square? Idea to transform post office site into community gathering space warmly met by trustees

Residents give feedback on Winnetka beachfront plans — and can again on Wednesday, May 11

Trustees say playground improvements at Hubbard Woods, Greeley schools can play on

Kenilworth's water plant isn't going anywhere. Officials to collect resident feedback this summer

'Very, very unlikely': Grocers continue to avoid Treasure Island site, but Wilmette's business vacancy rate is lowest since June 2019

Park Board calls an audible, will present rolled-back West Park plan to Village Board

'The neighborhood is not being served': Zoning board says plan to add courts to West Park is out of bounds

Winnetka celebrates homeowners who made 'really important' decision to renovate instead of tear down their historic homes

Wingin' It: Glencoe Village Board gives OK to backyard chickens

Cannabis dispensary breezes through Northfield Village Board in face of neighbor opposition

The Lawn on tap to take over food, beverage services at Wilmette Golf Club

Wilmette trustees finalize new tree ordinance, which includes removal fees, restrictions

Final Wayfair designs get the OK from Wilmette boards. Developers hope for late 2023 opening

Wilmette's mission to protect its trees is closer to fruition after four-hour meeting

Four-unit project moves forward, but Winnetka trustees want to hear more from neighbors and architect

West Park neighbors take their fight to the Wilmette Park Board

Wilmette's budding plan to protect its trees still has room to grow, trustees say

Senior housing complex is a hit with Northfield trustees. It's proposed location is not.

Wayfair officials, Wilmette trustees talk timeline for Edens Plaza anchor store

To be or not to be? Shuttered water plant at center of Kenilworth beachfront discussion

Final approval within reach for 5-unit Walden project after council OK's latest designs

Village of Wilmette to collect bids for amended Ouilmette Way project

Park Board wants residents' thoughts on fate of Gillson Park's through roads as master plan process continues

From a dedicated enforcer to a compliance pledge to a gradual ban, agencies share creative ideas to quiet gas leaf blowers

Pedestrian walkway making strides with Wilmette officials

New Trier updates prized but 'antiquated' adviser program to allow students to choose mixed-gender advisery rooms

New Gillson Park plan emerges; Park Board again delays action, wants cost analysis

'Unusual' amendment OK'd to help sale of storage facility in Northfield

Diversity and inclusion efforts broken down for New Trier School Board

Trio of suitors pitch Winnetka council on 'gateway' lot near New Trier High School

New Trier educators brief school board on importance of critical thinking while addressing 'wrongs of the past'

Shorthanded Park Board approves Playfield path bid at $360,000, discusses vacancy and tables Lakeview Center decision

New Trier School Board hears about first day back, approves 2022 summer projects

Winnetka D36 aligns with state and neighboring districts on masks, testing, quarantines

Kenilworth trustees OK fitness center-coffee shop, but limit class capacity amid parking concerns

25 restaurants contribute to 'Quarantine Cookbook' benefitting Glencoe Junior High

Wilmette underspends by $2 million in 2020; officials credit a Q4 that 'exceeded expectation'

'It's been my honor to serve': Retiring Wilmette Fire Chief Ben Wozney leaves impression after 26 years

A proposed web of biking and walking paths will 'connect everyone' in Wilmette

Cannabis businesses are now allowed in Northfield after unanimous Village Board support