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Parking problems near the Baha'i House of Worship didn't keep Wilmette trustees from approving a zoning request from temple officials.  |  Kathy Routliffe/Sun-Times Media

Wilmette board skirts Linden-temple traffic issue in zoning vote

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Metra: Unconscious man found near tracks stops train in Glencoe

An unconscious man was taken to an Evanston hospital for surgery on a head wound after he was found laying near the Metra tracks in Glencoe, police said.

<p>Image by <a href="" target="_blank">Martin Fisch</a>, Flickr</p>

Things to do around the North Shore today, April 24

Sip wine at an art show or go all out at a pub crawl with our picks of the top ten things to do around the North Shore today.

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‘Spring Fling’ benefits Youth Connection of Wilmette

Pink Lightning (pictured), along with Louis Zagoras, The T-Byrds and Maiden America, are the bands performing at a“Spring Fling Benefit Concert.”

Wight & Company’s proposed renovation to the west side of New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus includes creating a new student plaza and modeling the entryway after the familiar south side of the building. | Provided

New Trier to address contract, construction manager Wednesday

At the request of a board member ,the New Trier High School Board of Education will allow a couple extra days before approving a construction manager and architectural contract...

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Identifying common problems with math education in the US

Math is a subject that many students struggle with in school, and the reason may not have anything to do with the difficulty of the subject itself....

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PHOTOS: Spring has sprung in Wilmette

Layne Teska of Willmette takes godson Milo Karcazes of Winnetka out to fly a kite on Saturday at the Mary Murphy park.

Fifteen-year-old, Hannah Petry helped clear Elmwood Dunes Presrrve of invasive brush last year. Two new grooming dates have been set for in May and June.  | File

Elmwood Dunes still needs volunteers

Wilmette’s Elmwood Dunes Preserve, whose metamorphosis from an unmanageable thicket of invasive plants to a pocket nature preserve is underway with two new upcoming grooming...

Wilmette's Warming House is one of the benificiaries of the "Spring Fling" pub crawl April 24. In this photo, 16-year-old Wilmette resident Michael Pappas gives a presentation during Scandinavian multicultural night. | File

Eat, drink and help kids at ‘Spring Fling’ Pub Crawl

Sometimes it’s not enough toast the arrival of spring in the company of friends. Sometimes you want to make an evening of it, checking out the food at one eatery, sipping a...

A plaque on the front facade of the John Van Bergen house in Wilmette during a 2012 tour. The historic house has changed hands and may be up for demolition.  |  File

Isabella house reflects Prairie style

For the second time in two years, a developer may be targeting the historic Van Bergen house in south Wilmette for demolition, and fans of the 87-year-old house may have to gear...

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam of Chicago (from left), with gala co-chairmen Nancy Kehoe of Winnetka and Roberta Olshansky of Glencoe, and Executive Director Kathryn Lipuma of Elmhurst | Photo by Robert Carl

WordPlay raises $700,000 for Writers Theatre

Writers Theatre’s annual WordPlay Gala 2014 raised a record-setting $700,000 at a celebratory evening supporting the company’s artistic and education programs.

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