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Generosity contagious as township food pantry meets needs amid coronavirus concerns

March 28, 2020 by Bill McLean, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Coronavirus has failed, spectacularly, to diminish the resolve of the superheroes at the New Trier Township food pantry in Winnetka.

It also has spurred more donations from township residents who had been carriers of...

Wilmette Village Board: Rebate program created to support small businesses

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

With Gov. JB Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order in effect, the Wilmette Village Board’s Tuesday, March 24 meeting was not held at the Village Hall, but instead was a remote meeting broadcast on channel 6 in Wilmette and on YouTube. ...

New Trier Township closes office; food pantry providing pick-up options

by Staff Report News, Local Government

New Trier Township officials have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic according to a press release addressed to residents. 

In the release, officials said they are “committed to providing essential services...

Wilmette president signs local disaster declaration

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor News, Local Government, Village

Bob Bielinski, village president of Wilmette, signed a Declaration of Local Disaster Public Health Emergency today, March 17, in Wilmette.

According to village officials, this is a procedural step that allows the...