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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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5 hrs ago | 301 Moved Permanently

Wilmette readies for higher local sales tax

TAX AND MEND WHAT: 1 percent local sales tax FOR: deferred repairs, upkeep POSSIBLE: $1.5 million a year NEEDS: $16.9 million INFO: www.wilmette.com Faced with millions of dollars of unmet street, sewer and safety service needs, Wilmette is nearly ready to hike its home-rule sales tax from the current .25 percent to one percent. That could garner $1.5 million every year to tackle those needs, officials say.

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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Winnetka Police Make 2 DUI Arrests

Someone stole a men's red and silver Specialized bike worth $600 from the front yard of a home in the 300 block of Glendale Ave. between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Sept. 8. Elaine G. Stegmyer, 30, of the 4400 block of Damen Ave. in Chicago, was arrested for felony retail theft Sept.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

Chicago cantors unite for Israel solidarity concert

Some 350 community members gathered at Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah in Wilmette on Sept. 7 to stand in solidarity with Israel through music and by supporting JUF's Israel Emergency Campaign.

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Daily Herald

Roy Leonard's son: He was kind in private, too

Editor's note: This remembrance of famed WGN radio personality Roy Leonard, 83, who died Sept. 4, was written for the Daily Herald by one of his six sons, Kyle Leonard.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The London Free Press

TIFF 2014: More wit and wisdom from Bill Murray

Call this Groundhog Day ... again. A week after Bill Murray Day at the Toronto International Film Festival, we have decided that this is Bill Murray Day again ... and again ... In honour of Murray's extraordinary time at the 2014 festival, during which he chatted up the audience after a 30th anniversary screening of Ghostbusters, during when he got drenched interacting with fans on the red carpet for his new film ,St.

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Patch.com

Road Closures in Wilmette, Winnetka and Kenilworth Sunday for Triathlon

The 2nd Annual North Shore Triathlon, hosted by Precision Multisport and the Wilmette Park District, will take place on Sunday, September 14th, 2014 on the east side of Wilmette, Kenilworth and Winnetka. It will start at approximately 6:45 AM and end approximately at 10:00 AM.

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301 Moved Permanently

Labor Day no day for labor, contractor finds

KEEP IT DOWN WHAT: Wilmette onstruction WHEN: Too early, too late, weekends, holidays PENALTIES: local tickets, fines to $750 maximum INFO: Chapter 14.6 Wilmette village code Here's a pop quiz for building contractors in Wilmette. If you've got a construction job to complete, and there's a holiday coming up, do you down tools for a day off or decide to use the holiday efficiently by making it a day like any other for you and your employees? If you chose the second option, you're out of luck, as one construction foreman discovered on Labor Day, according to village police.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

Love, family, spirituality help in ALS journey

As she waited to learn her mother's diagnosis - what had caused Carol Gardula to fall for no reason, and to have an increasingly weak left foot - Sara O'Hare had one prayer. "I kept thinking, 'Oh, my God, I hope it isn't Parkinson's,'" O'Hare, a National Parkinson Foundation fundraiser recalled last week.

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301 Moved Permanently

Wilmette Police Blotter: Two found with cocaine, held without bond

The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

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Crime Briefs: Burglar ransacks Wilmette bedrooms

A resident of the 3300 block of Wilmette Avenue told police Aug. 25 that someone entered the resident's house through a rear sliding door and ransacked four second-floor bedrooms. At the time of the initial report investigators didn't know what had been taken.

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WOODTV.com

From Wilmette

I'm in Wilmette, Illinois visiting my mother for a couple days. It was a relatively quick trip downonly a couple places where we went slower than posted speeds.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

301 Moved Permanently

Friday storm hits Wilmette power lines, trees

The windy thunderstorm system that blew across Chicago and its suburbs Friday afternoon toppled almost a dozen trees in Wilmette, downed power lines across the village and, as of shortly past 4 p.m., left more than 1,300 Wilmette and Kenilworth customers without power. "We were hit pretty bad," Assistant Village Manager Michael Braiman said Sept.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Cops suing Wilmette man after DUI crash in Lake View

A north suburban man who was cited for DUI after his vehicle rear-ended a Chicago Police squad car in the Lake View neighborhood is being sued by the officers, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the U.S. Circuit Court.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Yelp Blog

Little Yelpers Club Field Trip

Throughout the month of August, 300+ Little Yelpers and their families got out their permission slips, fastened their seat belts and set out to explore Chicago's North Shore... one kid-friendly place at a time for free.

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Wilmette Police Blotter: Chicago man surrenders on charge of failure to appear

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

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

North Shore Channel

The North Shore Channel is a manmade canal and part of the Illinois Waterway System.

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Evanston Review

BHCBE of Wilmette celebrates Shabbat at the Shul

It was a busy late afternoon of meal preparation as Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah in Wilmette prepared to welcome the Sabbath on the evening of Friday, Aug. 22, for the annual Shabbat at the Shul celebration.

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301 Moved Permanently

Romona school year starts with sea of parents, kids

There's something about first day of school that some people might not think about; but parents do, especially if their youngsters are under the age of 10. If you're standing at the front door of an elementary school when the opening bell rings, you will quickly be engulfed by a human sea; and most of that sea will be adult - careful, anxious, ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Review cuts almost $2M from West Park project

Sharp eyes, red pencils and value engineering have brought down the expected cost of the West Park sewage storage project from $18.1 million to $16.6 million, Wilmette Engineering Director Brigitte Berger told village trustees Aug. 25. Berger's report to the municipal services committee noted that $18.1 million estimate had been a huge jump from ... (more)

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Things to do around Wilmette on Labor Day weekend

Take advantage of the long weekend with our picks of the top eight things to do around Wilmette on Labor Day weekend.

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