Thursday Sep 11
League to host conversation on Common Core Sept. 20
The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff will host a forum on Common Core Standards for schools in a special presentation on Saturday, Sept. 20. "Common Core and Conversation" will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Re-invent Gallery, located at 202 E. Wisconsin Ave., Lake Forest.
Thursday Sep 11
Wall Street Journal
A Midwest Palace in Illinois
This European-style Lake Forest, Ill., home was designed by celebrated architect David Adler and once housed the daughter of the Morton Salt founder. -Caitlin Huston Barbara Cooper and her husband purchased the home in 1992 for $1.37 million, according to the Lake County Recorder's Office.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Ex-Smashing Pumpkins drummer relists Riverwoods mansion
Former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin last week placed his five-bedroom, 10,646-square-foot mansion in north suburban Riverwoods back on the market for $1.75 million. Chamberlin, 50, who was with Smashing Pumpkins from 1988 until 1995 and 2006 until 2009, most recently was in the band Skysaw, which he left in 2012.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Lake Bluff Obituary: Brigid Richards, 88
Brigid M. Richards, 88, of Lake Bluff and formerly Waukegan passed away on Sept. 7, 2014.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Police Blotter: Man driving with missing front tire, smoking engine gets DUI
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff police departments. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD
Swing Time: A woman who warned Joliet police "you're not going to like it" if they uncuffed her delivered on the promise when they took off her handcuffs. She stripped off her urine-soaked sweatpants and swung them at the officers, then she flung feces at them.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The Drinks Business
A new frontier for custom wine labels
An American wine group has taken wine and art to the next level employing the talents of an expressionist painter to create a series of unique wine bottles. John Terlato, vice chairman of Terlato Wine Group in Lake Bluff, Illinois, has teamed up with expressionist painter Rene Romero Schuler to create a series of unique wine bottles, Chicago Business reported.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Tree Falls on Person, Bee Stings Another in the Eye
An officer responded to the 300 block of West Washington Avenue at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 25 for a dead deer on the sidewalk. Public Works was notified and planned to remove the deer that night.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
League of Women Voters Hosts Common Core Discussion
Do you have questions about the Common Core State Standards? Come to the League of Women Voters' fall kick-off social "Common Core and Conversation" on Saturday, Sept.
'Red Carpet on Green' to feature local stores
As a way to thank local merchants for their support throughout the school year, the Spirit of 67 and Lake Forest High School foundations will host Red Carpet on the Green at Lake Forest's Market Square on Saturday, Sept.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
NSSRA left with no new space after referendum try voted down
That's about how long it took the Northbrook Park District Board Aug. 18 to vote down a $50 million referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot to buy and convert the Five Seasons Sports Club into a recreation center.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Police Blotter: Teen walking shoeless on Deerpath cited for underage drinking
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff police departments.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
New plan for Stonebridge calls for single-family residences, Carriage House demolition
Residents packed a public hearing on a proposal for the former Harrison Conference Center in Lake Bluff Wednesday night, eager to hear the plans for the 47-acre Green Bay Road property, which have been stalled for years.
Lake County saves $800,000 in Lewis Avenue resurfacing project
After setting aside $1.89 million earlier this summer for the resurfacing of Lewis Avenue between Route 137 and Argonne Drive, the Lake County Board fielded bids that will end up saving the county about $800,000.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Lake Bluff boy, 11, shakes off scorn to donate hair to Locks of Love
He withstood teasing and girls' scorn for three years, but Rocco Royer, 11, said he'd gladly grow out his hair again to donate to a child enduring medical hair loss.