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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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Moraine Township Announces Grant Awards for FY12-13

The Moraine Township Board of Trustees recently awarded grants totaling $225,875 to area nonprofit agencies serving local residents during this fiscal year (April 1-March 31). … Read more ›

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Deadline Soon for Highland Park's 4th of July Parade

The City of Highland Park encourages all local businesses, candidates campaigning for election, clubs and organizations to participate in the annual 4th of July Parade. … 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 ›

Officials warn homeowners of deed scams

Lake County officials are warning homeowners to be on the lookout for what some say are deed scams. Mary Ellen Vanderventer, Lake County Recorder of … Read more ›

Electricity aggregation to yield 41 percent in savings, officials say

The North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium announced a new rate for electricity that will save residential consumers money. According to a press release, current Commonwealth … Read more ›

City’s new military liaison is a lawyer and son of World War II vet

A Highland Park resident and Chicago attorney William Schur will be a liaison between the city and local military personnel, city officials said. Earlier this … Read more ›

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Alyssa Knobel for City Counsel

I want to be the first to encourage Alyssa Knobel to run for our City Council. In our next municipal election, we need to elect … 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 ›