Monday Aug 18
Temporary ban on outdoor water use
The City of Highland Park Monday issued a temporary ban on lawn sprinkling and other outdoor water use in the communities served by the city's water treatment plant as a result of unexpected issues with its $34 million reconstruction project.
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There's a lot of great folk music in the Chicago area this week, as there is every week.
Open Communities' multi-year HUD grant concludes
Open Communities has completed a three-year project to investigate and address discrimination against all persons protected under the Federal Fair Housing Act, including the underrepresented populations of immigrants, seniors, and the homeless in 16 of Chicago's northern suburbs.
First Red Oak class split between high schools to reunite 45 years later
Henry Greene has never been keen on reliving his high school years, which perhaps explains why he's attended only two class reunions since graduating from Deerfield High School in 1973.
Bloody good time at fifth annual Highwood Bloody Mary Fest
Celebrating the season of ripe tomatoes, Highwood held its fifth annual Bloody Mary Fest to the delight of more than 3,000 thirsty attendees on July 27 at Everts Park in Highwood.
Second Highwood Craft Beer Festival to take place Aug. 2
Highwood's Craft Beer Festival, in collaboration with Chicago's Finch's Beer Co.
Arson Reported at Northbrook Storage Lot
The following is from the Northbrook Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.