• The website HomeSnacks.net recently ranked the best places to live in Illinois and Wilmette came in at No. 1. 22ND CENTURY MEDIA FILE PHOTOS

    Study names Wilmette ‘Best Place to Live’ in Illinois

    August 3, 2015 By Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Village

    According to a recent study by an Internet research group, Wilmette is the best place to live in the state and it’s not really close. 

  • Author Gail Lukasik (right) autographs a book for Sharon Roth, of Wilmette, on July 20 at the Wilmette Public Library. Photo submitted

    Author relates journey to find lost relatives

    July 27, 2015 By Hilary Anderson, Staff Writer News

    Gail Lukasik is a published author with a family mystery she was never able to solve until she learned the truth about a long kept secret her mother held, which led to h

  • Emily Avrick (second from right) is shown with her members of her eight boat at Boston University. Photos submitted

    Alumni Spotlight: Wilmette’s Avrick earns captain role at Boston University

    July 28, 2015 By Eric DeGrechie, Editor Sports

    While a freshman at New Trier, Emily Avrick decided that she wanted to give rowing a chance. 

  • Colleen Doughtery (left) and Liam Oh, of Wilmette, perform as the title characters of the musical,"Bonnie & Clyde, The Musical," during dress rehearsal Friday, July 24, at the Wilmette Theatre. Eric DeGrechie/22nd Century Media

    Musical puts new spin on ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ story

    July 27, 2015 By Eric DeGrechie, Editor Life & Arts

    The story of American outlaws and bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow has been told many times over the years through popular music, television and film.

  • Connie Casey, an architectural historian, discusses Prairie School architecture during a Wilmette Historical Society walking tour on July 11 in Wilmette. Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media

    Prairie School architecture dots area landscape

    July 27, 2015 By Alexa Burnell, Staff Writer News

    The Wilmette Historical Society welcomed architectural historian Connie Casey, who led a walking tour of some of Wilmette’s best examples of Prairie School architecture, on July 11.

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