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Wilmette approves stormwater storage option for flooding issues

April 18, 2018 by Nathan Worcester, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

After a raucous public meeting on Tuesday, April 17, the village president and board of trustees of the Village of Wilmette voted for neighborhood stormwater storage to address flooding in west Wilmette.

The plan was...

Wilmette Village Board: Affordable housing approved at American Legion site

by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

An affordable housing facility will soon be in Wilmette. 

The Wilmette Village Board unanimously approved Cleland Place as a Planned Unit Development at 1925 Wilmette Avenue in the Neighborhood Retail zoning district....

Kenilworth approves $400K debt service authority increase

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Village

Kenilworth voted yes Tuesday on a referenda question to authorize an increase in the Village’s debt service authority by $400,000. 

Currently set at $600,000, the increase was requested for the Kenilworth 2023 program and other capital...

Kenilworth Village Board: Potential improvements at Kenilworth Beach discussed

by Fouad Egbaria, Freelance Reporter News, Village

Although it might not feel like it just yet, beach season is right around the corner. 

Kenilworth Beach is set to open for the season on Memorial Day. After parsing the data from a recent survey seeking input from residents regarding...