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Journey Along the Shores - Part 2 (The Land)

We kicked off the 2015 season with our first Greens Committee meeting this week.  Improvement projects are beginning to line up and preparations are being planned.   428 more words


Con Artists Pretending To Work For IRS Scam Wilmette Woman

(CBS) — A popular scam has been taken to a new level in north suburban Wilmette.

Police said that for two weeks ending Jan. 6, con artists called an elderly Wilmette resident, claiming to be Internal Revenue agents and threatening to have him arrested unless he paid $5,000 in taxes over the phone using Green Dot cards. 126 more words


Why gas prices have dropped below $2 per gallon for first time since 2009

If you traveled by car this holiday season, you may have been pleasantly surprised to see gas prices at record lows.

Drivers on average are saving $1.02 per gallon this year compared to one year ago, according to AAA. 133 more words

Winter by the Lake

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I’ve returned from a holiday break back home in Wilmette, Illinois, a town nestled along the lake (Lake Michigan, that is) just north of Chicago. 36 more words


Holidays in the Peace Corps

Celebrating the holidays as a Peace Corps volunteer can be a unique time. Although it’s hard to be away from friends and family in the U.S., it’s an opportunity to explore another country’s customs and traditions. 413 more words

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Eileen Campbell Mentioned in Crain’s Chicago Business!

Eileen Campbell is mentioned in a Crain’s story about a unique relocation of a historic, 1928 Prairie-style home.  Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright associate John Van Bergen, the 1,700-square foot home was uprooted from its original location in Wilmette, and will be moved to a new location in Evanston. 22 more words


Seeking Help, Finding Blame: Victims of Domestic Violence Face Blame and Negative Police Reactions

“The first time I went to the police I was pretty nervous,” Amelia Smith says. “When I was talking to the police officer I was on the verge of tears the whole time. 473 more words