• New Trier's Tinah Hong puts up a shot on Glenbrook South's Makayla Stadler Thursday, Dec. 13, in Glenview. Photos by Michael Wojtychiw/22nd Century Media

    Girls basketball: Trevians' comeback stuns host GBS

    December 14, 2018 By Michael Wojtychiw, Sports Editor Sports, High School
    Both New Trier and Glenbrook South came into Thursday, Dec. 13's conference matchup looking for a chance to pick up some momentum before heading into the holiday break.
  • Eliza Wasni, 17, of Chicago, accused of killing a Wilmette resident in 2017, will be moved to an adult jail when she turns 18 next Tuesday. Photo submitted

    Accused killer of Wilmette Uber driver on move to adult jail

    December 13, 2018 By Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Police-Fire
    Eliza Wasni, a Chicago girl accused of killing a Wilmette resident in 2017, will be moved to an adult jail when she turns 18 next week following a Wednesday court ruling.
  • Kathy Bingham, who retired from the Wilmette Park District last month, was honored at Monday night’s park board meeting. Photo submitted

    Wilmette Park Board: Retiring Bingham honored for decades of service

    December 11, 2018 By Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government
    After nearly four decades of service to the Wilmette Park District, the park board unanimously approved a resolution honoring outgoing recreation superintendent Kathy Bingham, who retired on Nov. 30.
  • Louis the Child’s Freddy Kennett (left), of Wilmette, and Robby Hauldren, both New Trier graduates, pose with the crowd at their sold-out show Nov. 23 at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. Photo by @ItsColinMiller

    North Shore-made Louis the Child tours internationally, makes pitstop in Chicago

    December 11, 2018 By Megan Bernard, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    The last couple of times The Wilmette Beacon checked in with Louis the Child, it had released its first EP and then made the Coachella lineup.
  • Photos submitted Eric Wang, 7, of Wilmette, performs the works of Bach, Mozart, Chopin and Bartok at his piano solo recital debut Nov. 4 at Thoresen Performance Center in Winnetka.

    Wilmette pianist, 7, makes solo recital debut

    December 10, 2018 By Staff Report News, School
    Eric Wang, 7, a second-grader at Wilmette’s Romona Elementary School, held his piano solo recital debut last month at Thoresen Performance Center in Winnetka with a packed hall of nearly 100 audiences.