May 2, 2013
Learn about Myanmar:
Eileen Mackevich, the executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Springfield, will talk about her recent trip to Myanmar on Sunday, May 5, at the Adlai Stevenson Historic Home near Mettawa.
Bears' Forte buys $1.47M home in Mettawa
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has paid $1.47 million for a five-bedroom, French Normandy-style house on nearly 5 acres in Mettawa.
Resident Pleads Not Guilty to Punching Man at Costco
A Lake Forest man charged with four counts of aggravated battery after police said he punched a 61-year-old man at the Mettawa Costco on March 5 has pleaded not guilty, reported the Lake County News-Sun . The arraignment for Bruce Mordini, 48, of the 400 block of Ridge Road, was held Thursday.
Election oddities: Two Bears, a 26-year-old mayor and a man who got two write-in votes - and won
With hundreds of candidates on the ballots across the suburbs, interesting things were bound to happen during Tuesday's election.
Election Day brings low voter turnout in most places
Cook County Clerk David Orr said 63 percent of races in Tuesday's election are uncontested, which results in a lot of empty polling places.