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From the Editor: One store celebrates, one store closes, one store opens soon

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Owning a business these days can be a bit of a roller coaster ride. Just in the last two editions of The Beacon, we published stories about Wilmette businesses that ran the gamut from the joy of celebrating an impressive anniversary (...

From the Editor: My favorite stories of year are not always most-read

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Our annual Year in Review issue is always a blast to put together. Though the memory of creating the past 52 editions is still somewhat fresh in my mind, flipping through the pages of back issues clears some of the cobwebs.  

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From the Editor: Just trying to raise a prodigy

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Our 3-year-old son recently completed an eight-week beginning drumming class at Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music. He had a blast and though our eardrums surely took a beating, we’re proud of all he accomplished.  

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