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    by Steve Sadin July 25 2016

    LAKE FOREST — Buyers, brokers and city administrators are looking for ways to turn aging Lake Forest estates into homes for a 21st Century lifestyle.

    Much of Lake Forest’s large, expensive housing stock consists of older mansions on estates big…

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  • Crow Island School was in lock down on June 8, 2016
    by Emily Spectre July 25 2016

    WILMETTE – The 13-year-old Wilmette boy accused of making false, threatening telephone calls to local schools was not a District 39 student.

    The teen faces seven felony counts of disorderly conduct…

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    by Adrienne Fawcett July 25 2016

    Check your credit card statements for Apple products that you didn’t personally buy. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has recovered more than $10,000 worth of Apple products purchased with stolen…

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  • Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) talks to the a group of high school students and their families.
    by Steve Sadin July 24 2016

    Recognizing addiction is a disease in need of treatment, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act authored in part by Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) is now law.

    President Barack Obama signed…

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  • Flooding backed up traffic for miles on I-94 at Winnetka Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 23.
    by DNS Contributor July 24 2016

    WINNETKA – Saturday’s storm hit Winnetka hard and the village is asking people to not drive through flooded streets or enter submerged basements. Those who need assistance should call the…

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    by Emily Spectre July 24 2016

    Police repeatedly tell residents to lock their cars, garages and homes, and to never leave keys inside the car. Yet even with the surge in car theft and burglary on the North…

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  • The existing bike path touches the road at the Union Pacific railroad tracks. Photo courtesy of Lake County Department of transportation.
    by Steve Sadin July 24 2016

    LAKE BLUFF — When the Lake County Department of Transportation wanted to make the bicycle path on the south side of Illinois Route 176 in Lake Bluff safer, it found…

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  • Elli Sweet is headed to Washington this fall as a Senate Page for the first semester of her junior year in high school
    by Emily Spectre July 24 2016

    WINNETKA – New Trier High School’s Elli Sweet is headed to Washington D.C. this fall as one of only 30 students nationwide selected to participate in the prestigious Senate Page…

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  • Levin-Folio
    by Bill McLean July 23 2016

    Cheryl Levin-Folio received the phone call on a Friday afternoon nearly four years ago. A neurologist had some news for Cheryl and her husband, Michael Folio, 56 at the time….

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    by Jake Jarvi July 23 2016

    Note: This is part of an ongoing series highlighting exceptional students from the 2016 graduating class.

    High school graduation day is all about reflection. It’s about looking back on everything…

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  • by DNS Contributor July 25 2016

    EVANSTON – To celebrate Shakespeare’s 400-year legacy, Muse of Fire Theatre Company tackles one of his best beloved comedies using Shakespearean rehearsal practices, and cracks open four of his history…

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  • by DNS Contributor July 25 2016

    WINNETKA – The New Trier Citizens League is seeking residents to serve as trustees for New Trier Township. Trustees serve a four-year term and service includes monthly meetings September through…

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  • by Local Police Report July 25 2016

    WINNETKA – During Illinois Speed Awareness Day on July 27, the Winnetka Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and…

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  • by DNS Contributor July 24 2016

    LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is looking for volunteers to join its Lake County Community Health Center Governing Council. Several positions are open on the…

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  • by DNS Contributor July 22 2016

    EVANSTON – McGaw YMCA volunteers were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the organization on July 13, 2016 during its 131st annual meeting.

    Three volunteers received Volunteer of the Year…

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  • by artversion July 22 2016

    LAKE FOREST – All are invited to attend “Summer Bash, a Celebration of Community” for a festive evening of food, fun and meeting friends and colleagues.

    The event showcasing nonprofit…

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  • Editor's note: Letters to the Editor represent the writers’ opinions and not necessarily those of Daily North Shore. We encourage readers to post Letters to the Editor-- please use this link to do so.
    by Opinion Writer July 25 2016

    We submitted a memorandum to the Lake Bluff Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals (PCZBA) in opposition to the proposed Planned Mixed-use Development Ordinance (PMD).

    The proposed PMD is being considered at the same time as a proposal for…

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    by Mike Lubow July 23 2016

    You’re at the beach around here, and it’s postcard perfect. They don’t call the North Shore a “shore” for nothing. A guy’s playing with his dog in the surf, and they’re having a ball.

    Dog’s emotions have a “boomerang effect.”…

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  • PCZBA Delays Block 3, Code Votes (1)
    By Rick Lesser and Mark StolzenburgWe submitted a memorandum to the Lake Bluff Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals (PCZBA) in opposition to the proposed Planned Mixed-use Development Ordinance (PMD). The proposed PMD is being considered at the same time as a proposal for a 3-story, 35 foot high multi-family residence building on Block 3 that will occupy the...
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  • Daily Grind Opens in Market Square (1)
    By Michael EbnerHaving a retail operation in Market Square selling "provisions" (= food) rather than "soft goods" might very well result in a steadier stream of consumers that will generate more shoppers in other stores. The presence of the expanded Starbucks along Western Avenue + the relocated LF Bookstore amounts, in my estimation, as another plus. Hubbard...
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