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Wilmette Village Board: Proposed $1.45M downtown streetscape project presented

June 12, 2019 by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

In a couple years time, downtown Wilmette could have a new look. 

Jodi Mariano, of Teska Associates, presented the staff recommendation for the preliminary downtown streetscape project budget at the Wilmette Village...

Residents debate location for Skokie Valley Trail at open house

by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Village, Community

An open house regarding the Skokie Valley Trail was well-attended by local municipalities May 29 at Glenview Village Hall. 

The open house was held about a proposed 4.5-mile segment of the Skokie Valley Trail that...

Wilmette Village Board: Rulings rendered on residential fence requests

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

The Village Board ruled on a pair of fence requests, one of which was granted and the other denied, at its Tuesday, May 28 meeting. 

The board first granted a request at 500 Sheridan Road for a 2.43-foot fence height...

Wilmette Memorial Day Parade puts focus in right place

by Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter News, Village, Community

The annual Wilmette Memorial Day Parade, held on Monday, May 27, encouraged all to put the barbecues aside and remember that the three-day weekend is truly about paying respect to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. 

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