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From the Village: End of battery recycling collection

by Staff Report News, Village

Effective June 12, the Village of Wilmette will no longer collect batteries for recycling due to a contract change. The Village, through the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC), is looking for alternative companies that...

Kenilworth Village Board: Future of former water plant property discussed

by Fouad Egbaria, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

Kenilworth plans to reach out to consultants for ideas on how to potentially reuse the decommissioned water plant property on Kenilworth Beach. 

Trustees debated the timeline for sending out a request for proposal, or RFP, for the...

Wilmette Village Board: Repeal ordinances introduced for minimum wage, sick leave options

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

Last June, the Wilmette Village Board opted out of the Cook County minimum wage and paid sick leave ordinances. The board will vote on the matter again a year after the initial vote to opt out at its Tuesday, June 26 meeting. The board...