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Wilmette, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Wilmette, IL include 60091. The median home price in Wilmette is $719,000 which is roughly $322/per square foot. More Wilmette information.

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19 hrs ago | 301 Moved Permanently

Police Blotter: Cops discover man on bench wanted on California parole warrant

The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments.

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23 hrs ago | Patch.com

Bannockburn Mayor Stepped Down Amid Criminal Sexual Conduct Investigation

The article is based on a heavily redacted report obtained by the paper through a Freedom of Information Act request, which names Barkemeyer.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Sexual abuse allegations against Bannockburn mayor shock suburb

Shock barely describes Bannockburn's reaction to the abrupt resignation of Mayor James Barkemeyer last week amid reports he had been investigated for sexually abusing minors, a village official said Sunday.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lincolnshire Review

Bannockburn mayor resigns amid sexual misconduct probe

James Barkemeyer, mayor of Bannockburn for more than seven years, stepped down unexpectedly Friday.

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Daily Herald

Judge: Statements in Wheeling homicide not coerced

A Cook County judge will let jurors hear about statements a man made to police about the 2013 fatal shooting of a Wheeling man who was walking his dog.

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Glenview Announcements

North Shore teens lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity

Spending a few days helping others was just how the teens of the Winnetka Youth Organization wanted to enjoy their summer.

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301 Moved Permanently

Solar power information session popular in Wilmette

More than 100 Wilmette residents have signed up with a program that offers discounts for buying solar panel heating systems, and backers of the program may see more before the discount program's Sept.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Eater

Opening Report: Gideon Welles Replaces 42 Degrees N Latitude; New Juice Bar in Old Town; More

Roger Butterfield of Wilmette catering company Butterfield Kitchen purchased the restaurant and quickly turned it around, naming it after the adjacent Welles Park as well as Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles.

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Evanston Review

New ownership at Growth Spurts means more programming, new food options

Emily Williams loves two things: theatre and kids. It's a combination that has led the Columbia College graduate and former kids' theatre teacher to who she is today: the new owner of Wilmette's Growth Spurts.

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301 Moved Permanently

Things to do around Wilmette this weekend, Aug. 22-24

Jeff Daniels takes a break from promoting "Dumb and Dumber To" to perform with his band in Evanston this weekend.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Glenview Announcements

Police Blotter: Man charged with resisting arrest

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of Glenview Police Department.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

It's official: no November park board referendum

NO DICE WHO: Wilmette Park District WHAT: November referendum FOR: $14.5 million lakefront bond sale WHAT NEXT: Board looks to April ballot In the end, Wilmette Park Board President James Crowley's Monday announcement from the dais was anti-climactic; in case members of the audience were wondering, he said, the board wasn't going to vote on a bond ... (more)

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301 Moved Permanently

Police Blotter: Waukegan woman charged with theft from Carson Pirie Scott

The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

More Wilmette Park Board members lean to referendum delay

Now that the New Trier High School District 203 board has approved an $89 million bond referendum for this November's ballot, the $14.5 million referendum Wilmette Park District commissioners had been crafting to fund their lakefront improvements appears headed for an April ballot date instead.

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301 Moved Permanently

Police report multiple bike thefts across Wilmette

The summer months annually mark an uptick in the number of stolen bicycle reports Wilmette police field, and this year is no different.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lake Forester

North Shore sources for great home accessories

When it comes to clothing, the best way to spruce up an outfit is with accessories.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

Wilmette park board may back away from November ballot questions

Wilmette Park District commissioners, who have spent much of this year working out the dollars and cents of a multi-million dollar lakefront park upgrade plan, appeared Thursday to be backing away from putting a bond referendum to finance the plan on November's ballot.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Big decisions in store for Kenilworth's water plant

The bad news Kenilworth Village Manager Patrick Brennan got from his water plant team July 21 didn't really surprise him.

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Evanston Review

North Shore sources for great home accessories

When it comes to clothing, the best way to spruce up an outfit is with accessories.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

Wilmette Police Blotter: Sleepy cabbie leads cops to stolen bike, alleged thief

The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments.

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