Libertyville seeks options to ease downtown parking crunch
Efforts to ease a parking crunch in downtown Libertyville by creating more spaces on the east side of Milwaukee Avenue have been stymied and the focus has shifted to the west side of the busy downtown street.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Libertyville pageant applications:
Applications are being accepted for contestants for the 2014 Miss, Junior Miss, and Little Miss Libertyville Queens pageant.
Whales spring to life at Libertyville school
Marine biologist Wayne Brown describes the eating habits of a humpback whale with the help of Butterfield School second grade students Luke Kallieris, Kaitlin Gajewicz, Sam Kim, Amy Bermingham and Sophia DeBruler during "The Underwater Adventure" program Monday.
Thorner: Illinois pension crisis draws Northern Illinois Tea Partiers' attention
Illinois taxpayers are beginning to paying attention to how their tax dollars are being spent, and Tea Partiers in Northern Illinois were especially interested last week in getting more information on one of the state's biggest expenditures - state employee retirement benefits.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Last call for Mickey Finn's brew pub before move to bigger Libertyville space
Last call is coming for one of Libertyville's most popular gathering spots, but the party will continue just down the street in a larger renovated space.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Libertyville High students receive sobering message
About 80 students from Libertyville High School participated in the "Trauma Day" event at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville on Friday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Jazz Passion play benefits kids
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 29700 N. St. Mary's Road, Libertyville, presents, "Jazz Passion: Victorious, Eternal, Light, a Jazz Passion and Resurrection" at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 13. Admission is free, although a freewill collection will be taken to benefit Feed My Starving Children.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Driver cited in Antioch-area crash:
A 22-year-old man was charged with improper lane usage and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after a crash on Route 59 near Antioch late Tuesday.
Crews hustle on Peterson Road work
Work began in earnest this week on the $10.8 million widening of Peterson Road in Libertyville and Grayslake, a project county officials think will improve traffic flow and attract business.
Book Bridge Fundraiser a Huge Success
The Book Bridge of Grayslake, Il just completed their first big fundraiser on Saturday.
Resident Donates AEDs to Libertyville Police Department
A Libertyville resident has donated six Automatic External Defibrillators to the Libertyville Police Department, which will allow the village to replace six of its AEDs that were over eight years old and add two new units to its fleet, according to a village press release.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
City of Libertyville
Mayor & Village Board
In Libertyville, there are six Village Trustees and the Mayor, all elected at large, who serve staggered four-year terms.
Officers involved in Wauconda shooting placed on leave
The two Wauconda police officers involved in the shooting death of an armed man at a home on Slocum Lake Road have been placed on paid leave, authorities said Tuesday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Kitchen Conversations on homelessness in Lake County
Lake County Haven is hosting Kitchen Conversations, small gatherings at the main shelter in Libertyville.
Lake County forest district considers how to leverage history
Cars fill the parking lot at the Wadsworth Road Museum of History, the precursor of the Lake County Discovery Museum.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Mental health services to relocate to Libertyville
The Lake County Health Department will relocate and expand its services from rented space in Round Lake Park to its own facility near Libertyville.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Libertyville students help birds of prey
Craig Hendee, left, director of the International Heritage Conservancy and resident of Old Mill Creek, lets Rockland School fifth-grader Ailyn Revelo hold Alvin, a peregrine falcon.
Open house on Peterson Road work:
The Lake County Division of Transportation hosts an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Road, to share information on the planned widening of Peterson Road from Route 45 in Libertyville to west of Route 83 in Grayslake.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Lake County News-Sun
Legal driving privileges improve quality of life for some
Martha Farias of Waukegan has driven in fear to the supermarket, doctor, her children's school and her job in Libertyville many times.
Libertyville's Butler Lake Park band shell to be razed
For many, the cedar canopy on the island at Butler Lake Park in Libertyville is a reminder of long-ago summer nights sprawled on the lawn across the narrow lagoon and listening to live music.