• Edward Willer, of Wilmette, paints a watercolor landscape in Positano, Italy. Photo Submitted

    Wilmette painter finds inspiration from global travels

    September 1, 2015 By Eric DeGrechie, Editor Life & Arts

    Ed Willer enjoys challenging himself.

  • Marin Freedman (middle), of Wilmette, organized a yoga fundraiser for her Bat Mitzvah project to help kids in India. Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Wilmette girl raises money for children with yoga

    August 31, 2015 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    As summer break came to a close, many 12 year olds spent their last carefree days making extra trips to the pool, but not Marin Freedman.

  • Scott Fischer, United States Coast Guard 2nd Class Boatswain Mate, guides a response boat on Thursday, Aug. 27, off of Wilmette Harbor. ERIC DEGRECHIE/22nd Century Media

    U.S. Coast Guard patrols Wilmette Harbor

    August 31, 2015 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer News

    Wilmette residents pass by it driving or walking through Gillson Park, but few know much about the red brick building that has been standing proudly at its south end since 1931 — the United States Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor.

  • New Trier junior tailback Francis Fay finds an opening en route to a 63-yard touchdown run during New Trier's 28-14 season-opening win against York on Friday, Aug. 28, in Northfield. Varsity Views

    Football: Trevs overthrow Dukes in home opener

    August 28, 2015 By Fouad Egbaria, Contributing Editor Sports

    Things were anything but perfect for the Trevians early in their 2015 season opener.

  • Football Preview Guide '15

    August 28, 2015 By Staff Report Sports, High School

    Area football teams try to find the right pieces for a successful 2015 in this year's Football Preview Guide. Click on each logo to see the school's preview of the season.