David Barkhausen (R-Lake Bluff) today announced his candidacy for the Lake County Board for the new 13th district. The district stretches from Lake Bluff, to the Great Lakes Navy Base, through parts of southern Gurnee and west to Gages Lake in central Lake County. No incumbent is seeking election to the 13th District.
The School Board for Lake Bluff District 65 is having a “special meeting” on Wednesday, July 20. Here’s the agenda
467 residents/businesses in Lake Forest are currently without power. It is estimated that full restoration could take several days. 76% of affected residences have been restored to date. ComEd has informed the City that
restoration is head of schedule and that the goal is to restore power to 95% of its customers by midnight tonight.
On Thursday afternoon, ComEd announced it is ahead of its initial schedule and its goal is to restore power to 95% of customers who were affected by Monday morning’s severe storm by midnight tonight. ComEd has also advised that 99% of effected customers will have power restored by midnight on Friday. Locally, it is ComEd’s goal to restore power to 90% of customers in Lake Bluff affected by the power outage by midnight tonight.
On Wednesday afternoon, July 13, ComEd Officials advised that 90% of Lake Bluff customers will have power restored by midnight.
As of 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 467 residents/businesses in Lake Forest are still without power. It is estimated that full restoration could take several days. ComEd has informed the City that 90% of those without power will be restored by Friday, July 15 and the remaining 10% by Sunday, July 17.
Monday’s storm ranks as the one of the two most serious in ComEd’s records. More than 850,000 customers were affected and thousands are still without electricity.
Monday morning started beautifully, said Kathy Blahunka of Lake Bluff. “And then just before 8 a.m., the sky got dark and the emergency response alarm went off for a few minutes. It was dark, windy and raining very hard. It was generally fast and messy!”