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Voter’s Certificate of Registration Now Online

All registered Lake County voters can now print their Voter’s Certificate of Registration card by visiting the County Clerk’s web site. In November 2011, every … Read more ›

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Waste Haulers Serving Lake County Communities Laud Recycling and Safety Legislation Headed to Governor’s Desk

CHICAGO – The National Solid Waste Management Association – Illinois Chapter (NSWMA-IL), whose members serve many communities throughout Lake County, was a strong advocate for … Read more ›

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Health Department Provides Hot Weather Health Tips

June is a great time for outdoor fun and activities. But when the weather turns hot and humid, it is important to take precautions against … Read more ›

Photo: (left to right, back row) Waukegan Park District Commissioner Pat Foley, Lake County Health Department staff Emily Zadikoff, REALITY Illinois teens Selena Sedano, Danielle Grazier, Joannah Rivera, Waukegan Park District President Bill Sarocka, Waukegan Park District Commissioners Wayne Motley and Terry Duffy, Lake County Health Department staff Barbara de Nekker (left to right, front row) REALITY Illinois teens Cesar Cardenas, Dalia Anguiano, Jennifer Takamura, and Araceli Mena.
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Waukegan Parks Go Tobacco Free

On June 13, the Waukegan Park District passed an ordinance making its property tobacco-free. The policy covers smoking, as well as smokeless tobacco, which includes … Read more ›

(Front, from left) Lovell FHCC Veteran Residents Gary Garland, Ron Larsen and Nate Davenport cut a ribbon to open the newly renovated spaces of the Community Living Center June 7, aptly called “Courage” and “Heroes Haven.” Observing the cutting are (back, from left) U.S .Navy Capt. Kersten, North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham, Waukegan Mayor Bob Sabonjian, Architect Ernest Bland, Dr. Sarah Fouse, Dr. Jan Clarke, Blue Yonder President Seth Malley and Lovell FHCC Director Patrick Sullivan. (Photo by Israel Molina)
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Ribbon cut on renovated Community Living Center spaces at Lovell FHCC

North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham joined Waukegan Mayor Bob Sabonjian and leaders from the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center June 7 to … Read more ›

Lake County officials find no contraband in sweep of jail

Unsuspecting inmates at the Lake County Jail were ushered into day-rooms of their housing units May 24 as canine officers and sheriff’s corrections response team … Read more ›


Planners want Route 53 extension to have minimal environmental impact; funding remains uncertain

Planners envision a different kind of roadway to carry motorists north through central Lake County, with minimal impact to the wetland environment that area residents … Read more ›

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Impact of Postal Consolidations on Voting by Mail

The U.S. Postal Service announced plans to go forward with a modified schedule for consolidating its network of 461 mail processing centers in phases. If … Read more ›

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Health Department Observes National Prevention Week, May 20-26

National Prevention Week is a new annual health observance that celebrates the work that community organizations and individuals do year-round to prevent substance abuse and … Read more ›

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Use Caution Around Bats

The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center is urging Lake County residents to avoid contact with bats. So far this spring, there have been two … Read more ›