Thursday Mar 13
Number of Illinois school districts in financial distress doubles
A disturbing number of Illinois school districts are in poor to dire financial shape, with 121 getting low or dismal ratings in the state's annual financial report card for schools.
Saving the screen
I call it "The Little Theatre That Could." But for 100 years, it's been called simply "The Wilmette Theatre."
Jack Ryan expanding his hyper-local reach on the North Shore
There isn't a lot of evidence yet that suggests hyper-local news organizations can turn big profits in the current media environment.
Glenview Man Sentenced for Wilmette Car Break-Ins
A 25-year-old Glenview man who police say committed a string of burglaries from cars parked in Wilmette was sentenced last week to time served and three years probation , according to an article in TribLocal.
Woman Comes After Postman With Shovel
By Emily Stone and David MacLean Wait! Wait a minute, Mr. Postman! A female Wilmette resident who was upset at her mail carrier chased him down in the street with a shovel because he wouldn't give her someone else's mail, police said Libertyville police said they saw a 22-year-old Libertyville man walking up a driveway and entering an unlocked ... (more)