• Christina Kapetan (right), pictured taking an order at her restaurant Mrs. D’s, and husband Dimitri will close their Linden Square business at the end of the year. 22nd Century Media File Photo

    Mrs. D’s Diner to close by year’s end

    November 28, 2014 By Joe Coughlin, Editor News

    There will be one less cozy, breakfast nook in Wilmette in 2015. 

    Mrs. D’s Diner will close its door after nine years as an anchor in the Linden Square Business District. 

  • New Trier’s Jacob Mehlman plays the trumpet when school musical groups combined with the Martin Wind Quartet for a special show Friday, Nov. 21. Photos by Dave Kraus/22nd Century Media

    Jazz pros, NT students make music

    November 25, 2014 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Friday evening’s New Trier concert “Turn out the Stars” — featuring the acclaimed Martin Wind Quartet along with New Trier High School Jazz Esemble I and Chamber Orchestra students — was

  • Wilmette Community Nursery School marches in the Wilmette Holiday Parade.

    Holiday spirit marches through Wilmette

    November 24, 2014 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    The holiday season is often fraught with too many things to do and too many presents to buy.

  • Allyson Rosenthal, pictured with a dog from Heartland Animal Shelter, turned her game-show winnings into a successful fundraiser for the Northbrook shelter. Photo Submitted

    The Beacon helps 'Millionaire' winner raise $16K for Heartland

    November 21, 2014 By Alicia Ramirez, Assistant Editor News

    Crediting The Wilmette Beacon for helping to not only reach, but exceed her fundraising goal, Wilmette resident Allyson Rosenthal provided Northbrook’s Heartland Animal Shelter with $16,

  • American Legion Post 46 Huerter-Wilmette will shut down if it doesn't find an influx of funds.

    Wilmette legion post on verge of closure

    November 19, 2014 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News

    Truth revealed on the blood-soaked battlefields of eastern Pennsylvania, Union Army private Richard Gilder took full poetic measure of the men with whom he served: “Better than honor and

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