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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 martial arts studio continues classes in virtual world

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Business

Master Fernando Agbon and Master Mary Ann Briones-Agbon, owners of Wilmette’s Agbon Martial Arts studio, want to ensure their students would stay physically and mentally active during the time they have to shelter in place because of...

Wilmette has 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19, Cook County data shows

by Staff Report News, Community

More than 250 people in the North Shore, including 36 in Wilmette, have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Monday, March 30, according to statistics from the Cook County Department of Public Health.

Data shows...

Pet of the Week: Pepper, of Wilmette

by Submitted Content News, Community

This is Pepper, a 9-month-old Green Cheek Conure. Pepper is a very colorful and fun bird. He loves fresh fruit, millet and corn! His favorite game is catch-me-if-you-can, which involves flying from place to place and delighting in...