• A sampling of major flooding in Kenilworth Gardens in Wilmette in 2013.

    Wilmette stormwater fixes are costlier than expected

    January 30, 2015 By Alan P. Henry, Staff Writer News, Village

    Effectively addressing the issue of residential flooding in the west half of Wilmette is going to be a costly, lengthy and potentially contentious proposition, the rollout of an engineer

  • Wilmette resident John Boone is seated in his velomobile, which is a modified recumbent bike that he rides nearly everywhere. Michael Estrella/AveLane Road Inc.

    Unique velomobile serves dual purpose for Wilmette man

    January 28, 2015 News

    John Boone has found an unusual way to stay in shape and get around.

  • Local artist Howard Kanter designed The Rock House’s new coffee kiosk menu in the Wilmette Metra station to mimic the wallpaper in the original Rock House. Photo Submitted

    Rock House coffee kiosk opens at Metra station

    January 26, 2015 By Christa Rooks, Assistant Editor News

    Morning commuters at the Wilmette Metra station have a new way to get their morning pick-me-up.

  • Pinewood Derby cars fly down track with dozens of Cub Scouts intently looking on during Troop 8’s Pinewood Derby Jan. 21 at Harper Elementary School. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Pack 8 takes it to the track

    January 26, 2015 By Staff Report News

    About 50 Cub Scouts bordered the racetrack Jan. 21 for a day of competition among Troop 8 out of Harper Elementary School. 

  • Bryson Leahy, 3, of Wilmette, has a talk with the members of the Wilmette Park District youth Improv Troupe Jan. 10 at the Wilmette Public Library. Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media

    Youth Improv Troupe offers another artistic outlet

    January 23, 2015 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer Life & Arts

    Members of the Wilmette Park District youth Improv Troupe entertained guests with quick-witted skits and original sketch comedy at the Wilmette Public library on Jan. 10.  

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