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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 ›

Village meetings may soon be broadcast online

Libertyville may soon begin broadcasting video recordings of their board meetings online. The special projects committee on Tuesday unanimously approved spending money on a video … 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 ›

Libertyville residents will save 44 percent on electricity under deal with new supplier, officials say

Libertyville residents will save 44 percent on electricity with the village’s switch from Commonwealth Edison to a new energy provider, First Energy Solutions of Akron, … 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 ›

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 ›

A Winchester House shuttle sits in the parking lot in front of the nursing home. (Chicago Tribune\Amy Alderman)

Uninsured shuttles leaving some Winchester House residents homebound

Some residents of Winchester House nursing home say they have not been able to leave the grounds since November because the nursing home’s shuttle buses … Read more ›

About 250 emerald Ash borer-infected trees to be removed

An estimated 250 trees will be removed in Libertyville due to the spreading emerald ash borer infestation, officials said. Since the green beetle population has … Read more ›

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Candidate Packets Available for November 6 General Election

Courtesy petition packets for independent and new political party candidates seeking a county office in the November 6 election are available online at until … Read more ›