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Glencoe Arbor Day Celebration

A representative group of Glencoe Central School students participated in the Friday April 27 Arbor Day tree planting in the green area just north of … Read more ›

Durbin named to House-Senate panel on transportation bill

Illinois will have a seat at the table when an important U.S. House-Senate panel meets to hash out the next national transportation funding bill. U.S. … Read more ›

Consortium to save residents 41 percent on electricity, officials say

The North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium will save residents in eight north suburban communities 41 percent on their electric bills starting this summer, officials announced … Read more ›

Eugenia Meltzer stands in front of her “Prairie-esque” home in Winnetka, which she and her husband bought 15 years ago and renovated. Meltzer said she opposes redevelopment that clashes with the existing character of a neighborhood, and is proud to own a nearly 60-year-old house. (John P. Huston, Tribune reporter)

Special Report: Tearing down the North Shore

By John P. Huston and Diana Novak / TribLocal reporters As the real estate economy struggles to regain its footing amid record-low interest rates and … Read more ›

An historic former pig farmer's house at 603 Elm St. was demolished in 2005, but its developer altered his original plan to rebuild a new home more in keeping with the neighborhood's character. (John P. Huston, Tribune reporter)

Special Report: Compromising on tear-downs

Preservationists tried to persuade the owner of a Civil War-era Winnetka home not to demolish it in 2005. They failed. But when it came down … Read more ›

Glencoe park board considering shorter terms

The Glencoe News reports: Those that serve on the Glencoe Park District Board must really, really want to do it. The terms are six years … Read more ›

(Left to Right): Joey Stone of Chicago as Leading Player and Andrew Keltz of New York as Pippin; Photo Credit: ivarpix.com
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The Music Theatre Company Presents PIPPIN – March 30 thru May 6, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Audrey Suffrin Public Relations, LLC 847.607.9559 Asuffrinpr@aol.com THE MUSIC THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTSPIPPINBY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ & ROGER O. HIRSONMarch 30 – May … Read more ›

Glencoe’s contextual design commission lives on – for now

The Glencoe News reports: A minor Glencoe commission has little or no reason to exist and has for months been on the verge of elimination, … Read more ›

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Dold Announces Opportunity for Non-Profits

WASHIGNTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) announced that the Motorola Mobility Foundation is seeking grant applications from U.S.-based nonprofits for their 2012 … Read more ›

Cook County Commissioner Beavers pleads not guilty

Cook County Commissioner William Beavers has pleaded not guilty to federal tax charges that accuse him of diverting campaign money to personal use without paying … Read more ›