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  • Holding an informal meeting between Democratic National Convention sessions are (from left) former state Rep. Carol Ronen (D-Chicago), Rozanne Ronen of Barrington, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, 8th Congressional District State Central Committeewoman Nancy Shepherdson of Barrington and former state Rep. Lauren Beth Gash (D-Highland Park), who is also the 10th Congressional District State Central Committeewoman. Photo courtesy of Lauren Beth Gash.
    by Steve Sadin July 26 2016

    Lauren Beth Gash has a 20-year-old pillow in her Highland Park home with the message, “A woman’s place is in the House … and Senate.”

    As the 10th Congressional District State Central committeewoman, Lake County Democratic Party vice chair and…

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  • Northbrook School District 28 Superintendent Larry Hewitt (left) confers with School Board President Joshua Prober during a recent  board meeting.
    by Steve Sadin July 27 2016

    NORTHBROOK — A nearly $37 million budget for Northbrook School District 28 will spend approximately $20,000 per student and projects a deficit of slightly more than $1 million for the…

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  • Carpeting and other damaged debris placed at the curb after a rainstorm caused flooding in Winnetka.
    by Emily Spectre July 26 2016

    WINNETKA – Winnetka suffered power outages and widespread flooding from a powerful thunderstorm that swept across the region on Saturday, July 23. The storm exceeded a 50-year storm event, according…

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  • Conceptual Sheridan Rd Sidewalk Image courtesy of Hayley Gerard; assistant city manager
    by Julie Kemp Pick July 26 2016

    HIGHLAND PARK –  The City Council on July 25 addressed the public feedback of a proposed sidewalk for Sheridan Road between Roger Williams Avenue and the Rosewood Beach entrance. The…

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  • Making their pitch at Loyola University in Chicago are Peach Academics founders (from left) Jon Day, Brandon Rancap, Annabelle Capstick and Leo Spano. Photo courtesy of INCubatoredu.
    by Steve Sadin July 26 2016

    LAKE FOREST/LAKE BLUFF — The founders of Peach Academics learned winning can take more than one form when they moved from competing against other teams at Lake Forest High School…

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  • Glenbrook School District 225 Board of Education President Skip Shein (left) and Superintendent Mike Riggle listen to a presentation at a recent Glenbrook School District 225 Board of Education meeting.
    by Steve Sadin July 26 2016

    GLENVIEW/NORTHBROOK — Slightly modifying its budget policy, the Glenbrook School District 225 Board of Education made an effort to add transparency to its proposed $119.7 million budget for the 2016-17…

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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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    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,…

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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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  • by DNS Contributor July 27 2016

    EVANSTON – Feast on the Farm at Hazzard Free Farms will take guests on a tour of the sprawling farm’s old barns along a beautiful creek before settling in for…

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  • by DNS Contributor July 27 2016

    LAKE FOREST – Join the Lake Forest Preservation Foundation in exploring the last summer splendor of a beautiful lakeside garden during a gracious early evening gathering.

    Key features of this…

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  • by DNS Contributor July 26 2016

    YWCA Lake County’s board of directors recently named Treopia Cannon as chief executive officer.

    “We are excited that Treopia will be leading the organization during this next part of our…

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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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Calendar

  1. Wilmette Park District Children’s Summer …

    July 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
  2. Taste on Chestnut: Garden-To-Table Cooking Series

    July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Concerts in the Park

    July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Hotter Summers, Stronger Storms: Connecting the …

    July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Highland Park Sidewalk Sale

    July 28 - July 30

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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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