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  1. Wow! House: Adler Design With Plentiful GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Listed at just under $5 million, this David Adler-built architectural masterpiece at 111 Moffett Rd. in Lake Bluff boasts original sconces and chandeliers.

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  2. Ind. Deals Getting Scarce in Seller's MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | GlobeSt.com

    ... private investment partnership. 'People love Lake County,' he adds, especially the towns of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff, and when properties hit the market, potential buyers have a great deal of competition. 'These deals are really hard to come by.' ...

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  3. Lake Bluff Obituary: Margaret Lynch "Peggy" Leider, 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    Margaret Lynch "Peggy" Leider, age 76 of Lake Bluff, IL & Ocean Ridge FL, passed away March 23, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband M. James "Jim" Leider of 54 years, her children Michael, Mary "Michael" Barss, Mark "Kathryn", and Meg "Mark" Kreuter and grandchildren Michael, Elizabeth, Christine, Catherine "Kit", Liam, Colleen, Lily and Peter.

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  4. LF, LB Claim Home-Rule Status Exempts Them from Affordable Housing ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    ... obviously, the village cannot control market forces that affect the affordability of land and housing within Lake Bluff, nor the income levels of households that serve as the benchmark for determining affordability," Lake Bluff administrator Drew ...

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  5. PARCC and Common Core Undergo Scrutiny in Wealthy Lake County School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Heartland Institute

    Thousands of parents across the country and here in Illinois are concerned about Common Core standards, PARCC testing on those standards, and the accumulation and storage of their children's personal data. Thorner, as a citizen and taxpayer living in a community in northern Illinois, is represented by Lake Forest-Lake Bluff school Districts 65, 67 and 115.

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  6. City Recommends New Supplier for Electricity Aggregation ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    The City of Highland Park, one of eight north shore communities that make up the North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium , presented a recommendation to the City Council for a new electricity aggregation contract with the supplier Integrys that would be effective June 1. Residents in Deerfield, Glencoe, Highland Park, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Park Ridge and Skokie who did not opt out of the initial program, have been receiving fixed price electric supply at reduced rates per kWh since June 1, 2012 when the consortium entered into a three-year agreement with MC Squared Energy Services.

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  7. High-End Speculative Homes In Strong Demand in Chicago's North SuburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    "If you build it they will come" has never seemed more true than now for a handful of Chicago developers building luxury 'spec' homes in top north suburban locations. With luxury home sales in the Chicagoland area continuing to thrive and the North Shore posting some of the lowest inventory for homes over $1.5 million, firms such as Edward R. James Homes, Foxford Communities, Kinzie Group and Meritus Custom Builders, all have various styles of new-construction, custom-designed homes on the market in established, sought-after neighborhoods like Glenview, Lake Bluff, and Winnetka.

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  8. Chicago Homes with Sunrooms Spring ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    ... in homes that boast an especially unique or inviting setting. For example, the historic Lansdowne mansion in Lake Bluff, Ill., designed by famed Chicago architect Benjamin Marshall and built in 1911 for the Harry Clow family, boasts breathtaking ...

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  9. RE/MAX Northern Illinois Presents Special Sales Production Honors to...Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | PR.com

    ... transactions last year. The award for Most Closed Transactions, Team, went to Jane Lee of RE/MAX Top Performers, Lake Bluff, Ill. Her team closed 376 sales in 2014, more than one per day. A team involves the efforts of two or more licensed brokers. ...

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  10. Thorner: PARCC and Common Core undergo scrutiny in wealthy Lake County School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Illinoisreview

    Thousands of parents across the country and here in Illinois are concerned about Common Core standards, PARCC testing on those standards, and the accumulation and storage of their children's personal data. Thorner, as a citizen and taxpayer living in a community in northern Illinois, is represented by Lake Forest-Lake Bluff school Districts 65, 67 and 115.

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  11. Susan Wright Joins Lake Forest Bank & Trust as Senior Vice PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Patch.com

    ... Wright is involved in various community organizations such as the Lake Forest Open Lands Association, Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Historical Society, Midwest Young Artists, Rush University Medical Center, Church of the Holy Spirit, and the Lake Forest ...

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  12. Lake Bluff Obituary: Kenneth E. Long, 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Patch.com

    Kenneth E. Long, 92, of Lake Bluff, died March 12, 2015. He was born in Council Bluffs, IA to the late John and Rose Long.

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  13. Handgun Missing From Bridlewood Residence: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Patch.com

    ... issued and he was released at the scene. The total value of the stolen items was $17.64. Gregorio R. Lagunas, 46, Lake Bluff was stopped at Waukegan Rd. and Maple Ave. at 9:35 p.m. on March 9 and charged with driving while revoked, no proof of ...

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  14. Sexton House Denied Landmark Status; Will Be DemolishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Patch.com

    The Lake Bluff home that served as the summer retreat for Civil War hero James Sexton will not be awarded landmark status, village trustees decided by a 4-2 vote Thursday. The Lake Forester reports passionate pleas from both David and Cynthia Brunjes of Lake Forest expressed that David's parents, the owners of the home at 400 E. Center St., need to sell the property to a developer who plans to demolish the 1800s-era structure and build two new homes on the double lot "so they can live the life they are accustomed to."

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  15. State Rep to Form Group to Analyze Rauner's BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Patch.com

    ... at the roundtable conference included those from Bannockburn, Deerfield, Glencoe, Highland Park, Highwood, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Northbrook and North Chicago. The Working Group will consist of representatives from various municipalities in the ...

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  16. New 'Green' Strategy Draws Attention from Cities, Property ManagersWednesday, March 11, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Building Operating Management

    ... environmental impact. The towns are Bannockburn, Deerfield, Fort Sheridan, Highland Park, Highwood, Hinsdale, Lake Bluff, Lincolnshire, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace, Ravinia, Riverwoods, and Westmont. The program, called EarthRight, from Clarke, a ...

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  17. HPHS in ParadICE Raises Nearly $7.8K For Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Patch.com

    The "HPHS in ParadICE" team sponsored by the Highland Park/Highwood Rotary Club raised nearly $7,800 for Special Olympics Illinois prior to their polar plunge in Lake Bluff on Sunday.

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  18. Women's Republican Club To Host PARCC DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Patch.com

    The Women's Republican Club of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff will host a debate on the merits or demerits of Common Core, PARCC testing and "womb to tomb" personal data collection on students Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 9 a.m. at Gorton Community Center's Stuart Room in Lake Forest. Lake Forest High School's website notes PARCC testing on selected classes for March 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19, with later testing May 12, 13, 14 and 15. For each of those nine days, LFHS will commence two hours later, thus depriving students of 18 hours' instructional time.

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  19. Lake Forest Obituary: Mirtia H. DrechslerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Patch.com

    ... vate interment will immediately follow the services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Senior Center, 100 East Old Mill Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045.

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  20. Local Teacher Stresses Importance of MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Patch.com

    That's the premise behind musician Justin Molsbee, a Lake Bluff resident and native who has experienced the passion that comes with the artform and is now relaying his knowledge to others through a unique offering of piano and music theory lessons . "Music is an assortment of ideas that transcend verbal language," said Molsbee, a lifelong North Shore native who first received inspiration learning his craft through Lake Bluff and Lake Forest schools.

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