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Letters to the Editor: Cheers to all who worked hard in minimum wage fight

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

I was happy to see the civil discourse that went on at the Village Board meeting June 26 in debating the minimum wage/paid sick leave. I was particularly impressed with Village President Bob Belinski’s decorum, intellectual approach...

Letters to the Editor: Special needs individuals should be permitted the space for recreation

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

When people ask me how many siblings I have, I answer, “two brothers,” but include that one has Down Syndrome, where I comically add: “Sometimes it feels like I have more than two brothers.” There’s no sugarcoating that a special needs...

Letters to the Editor: Vote to opt out village leaders in Wilmette

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

In the early morning of June 27, members of the Wilmette Board of Trustees voted to opt in to the Cook County minimum wage ordinance. This raises Wilmette businesses’ wages 33 percent and then to 58 percent by 2020. This is the first...