It was a busy late afternoon of meal preparation as Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah (BHCBE) in Wilmette prepared to welcome the Sabbath on the evening of Friday, Aug. 22, for the annual Shabbat at the Shul celebration.
EDITORIAL: A new report from the Economic Policy Institute found that you — Average American Worker — stood still financially for a decade. Celebrate Labor Day if you wish. But do not do so unmindful of solutions.
With a surprise increase in its special education budget last year, the New Trier High School Board asked administrators to further study the rising costs.
Aug. 29 6 a.m. |
Though John H. Emery walked the campus of New Trier High School more than a half-century ago, his impact will be felt for generations of students to come.
Aug. 28 4:04 p.m. |
Sharp eyes, red pencils and value engineering have brought down the expected cost of the West Park sewage storage project from $18.1 million to $16.6 million, Wilmette Engineering Director Brigitte Berger told village trustees Aug. 25.
Aug. 28 2:33 p.m. |
EDITORIAL: In a police report released through a Freedom of Information request, Bannockburn Mayor James Barkemeyer admitted to investigators that he seduced teenage boys and had inappropriate contact with them in the 1990s at his family’s True Value Hardware store in Wilmette. The statute of limitations now keeps Barkemeyer from facing charges that could bring many years in prison.
One year almost to the day that Six Flags Great America deployed much fanfare to announce designs for the record-breaking Goliath roller coaster, park officials hosted a scaled-back ceremony Thursday to announce scaled-back plans for 2015: A celebration of the park’s 40th season.
Aug. 28 1:13 p.m. |
Housing Our Own, the private fundraising group created by Wilmette to fund the village’s housing support program, is within a few months of being a fully accredited 501C(3) charitable group, Assistant Village Manager Michael Braiman said Aug. 22.
Aug. 28 9:09 a.m. |
North Shore Mosquito Abatement District trucks will once again make their way down the streets of Wilmette and neighboring communities Thursday night
Aug. 27 6 p.m. |
A summer of home renovation and construction on his street has also been a season of nerves, frustration and at least one fender-bender for a Beverly Drive resident, he told Wilmette trustees Tuesday.
Aug. 27 4:39 p.m. |