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A lineman with MJ Electric, a ComEd contractor, recently installed a new "Hendrix" overhead electric cable in Northbrook.  (Photo courtesy of the Village of Northbrook)

ComEd improves electric lines in Northbrook to decrease outages

Workers are putting the finishing touches on $2 million in improvements to Northbrook’s aging electrical infrastructure, which officials say should help prevent the kind of … Read more ›

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U.S. Air Force Veteran Peter Stockslager Honored at Maple School's Flag Retirement Ceremony

On May 25, in honor of Memorial Day, Maple School held a Flag Retirement Ceremony with special guest, retired U.S. Air Force and Vietnam veteran … 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 ›

FED ED Co-Director Dave Peterson, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold and FED ED Co-Director Harry Rossi.
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Dold Given the FED ED ‚ÄúChampion of Public Education‚ÄĚ Award

Dold Given the FED ED ‚ÄúChampion of Public Education‚ÄĚ Award WASHINGTON, DC ‚Äď Last week, U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold (IL-10) was given the ‚ÄúChampion … 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 ›

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Moving $ale

9 am to 4 pm, Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19.Braeside Rd between Lakeside Pl and Pierce Rd in Highland Park.1 block north of … Read more ›

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Congressman Dold to be Honored at FED ED Luncheon on May 11

U.S. Congressman Robert Dold will be the recipient of the FED ED Champion of Public Education award, during FED ED's annual spring legislative luncheon, which … 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 ›

A rendering shows the assisted living facility proposed for Sunset Ridge Road and Skokie Boulevard. (Senior Lifestyle Corp.)

Assisted living facility’s emergency call volume, size still concern village officials

Northbrook officials said last week they still have concerns about the impact a planned assisted living facility would have on emergency services. Village Board members … Read more ›