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1 dead, 1 injured following Wilmette Harbor boat explosion

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire

A 67-year-old Arlington Heights man was killed around 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Wilmette Harbor in Wilmette. 

According to the Wilmette Police Department, an explosion and resulting fire on a 32-foot private boat...

Mahoney steps down as Loyola Academy athletic director

by Michal Dwojak, Sports Editor News, Breaking, School

Loyola Academy Director of Athletics Patrick Mahoney will leave his position on Aug. 15.

According to a press release from the school, Mahoney stepped away from his position to pursue other professional opportunities.  

The former...

Dr. Baal out as Loyola Academy principal; Heintz takes over

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Breaking, School

Charles Heintz is the new principal of Wilmette’s Loyola Academy.

A letter from Rev. Patrick E. McGrath, president of Loyola Academy, was sent to parents July 18 with the news that Heintz would be taking over for Dr....