Using quantitative standards to decide where, why, and when to put a pedestrian crossing at any juncture of a busy street is difficult, if not impossible, Wilmette village staff have decided.
Oct. 24 3:34 p.m. |
The newest Chicago Police counterterrorism effort will involve assigning officers to high-traffic CTA train stations to randomly check riders’ bags for explosives.
Neighbors of Mallinckrodt Park in Wilmette who attended an Oct. 22 meeting of the village's traffic commission were happy with its decision to approve a crosswalk at Ridge Road and Walnut Avenue.
Oct. 24 10:10 a.m. |
For the seventh year, Wilmette teen Nicole Basil's Pedal Power campaign will collect used bikes for the use of children and teens in Chicago schools.
Oct. 23 3:14 p.m. |
On Sept. 26, 2014, Marcus Campbell, assistant superintendent/principal, of Evanston addressed the crowd of nearly 400 students: “We’re here today because ... not that anything is wrong with being a black male. We’re here because of everything that’s right with being a black male.”
Oct. 23 8 a.m. |
Interested residents, many of whom have dealt with stormwater issues personally, packed the Cornog Auditorium Oct. 21 to hear from several local stormwater experts.
Oct. 22 2:23 p.m. |
Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, as the discounter tries to compete better with the likes of Amazon.
Oct. 22 1:52 p.m. |
Chicago tops list of best mobile performing cities, while Rockford comes in at 4th.
Oct. 21 3:01 p.m. |
After months without formal legal representation, a defendant in the 2013 shooting death of Highland Park 20-year-old Colin Nutter has a new attorney. Philip Vatamaniuc, a 17-year-old charged with first-degree murder in Nutter’s death, is now being represented by private defense attorney Patrick Quilty.
Oct. 21 3 p.m. |