Architect Jill Danly of Lake Bluff writes: For many, the picture perfect front lawn scene includes children and pets romping and playing on lush grass. But at what cost?
The proposed changes to Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital are significant, and careful consideration and resident input are needed.
Lake Forest resident Michael Beacham writes: As if the handling of the John Steinert Matter in 2009 wasnâ€™t bad enough, it now appears that in November of 2011, when Steinertâ€™s actions became known to the public, that Superintendent Harry Griffith lied to the public to cover up his and the boardâ€™s ineptitude back in 2009.
In light of the developments at Penn State University amidst allegations of child sexual abuse to boys, Gene Salvadalena of the Charmm’d Foundation ponders the ethics of leadership
The League of Women Voters – Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area welcomes a broad discussion about the high school teachers’ contract. But active participation does not mean outshouting someone else.
Former Lake Forest Second Ward Alderman Abigail Fassnacht wants Mayor Cowhey and members of city council to vote to remove Old Main from the Historic Preservation district.
In the Reader Forum, Mary Matthews of the League of Women Voters encourages greater transparency from the Lake County Board
Janet Nelson of Lake Bluff believes the SAVE program in District 65 teacher contracts is unacceptable, improper and indefensible, and she urges the School Board to discontinue it.
The SpeakUP! Coalition of Lake Forest, Lake Bluff and Knollwood opposes the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes, and urges local people to contact their representatives
Walt Nielsen of Lake Forest writes in the Reader Forum: Last night, the City of Lake Forest Plan Commission voted 5-1 to recommend to the City Council that the proposed amendments to Chapter 20A, Inclusionary Zoning, NOT be approved. This action is directly contrary to the petition of the Housing Trust Fund Board, which is aimed at setting up a robust subsidized single-family residence program which includes outsourcing the administration of the program to a City of Highland Park subsidiary.