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  1. Family, friends mourn avid Arlington Heights boaterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Mitchell Z. Sroka of Arlington Heights loved boating and fishing, his daughter said. He was killed Saturday when his boat exploded in Wilmette Harbor.

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  2. News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 7:45 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Sunday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... the second day in a row, including the 91-year-old astrophysicist for whom the spacecraft is named, Eugene Parker. WILMETTE, Ill. (AP) - A man has been killed and another man injured in a boat explosion north of Chicago. Wilmette Fire Chief Ben ...

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  3. 1 dead, 1 injured after boat explodes in Chicago-area harborRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Wilmette Fire Chief Ben Wozney says the explosion occurred around 8 a.m. Saturday at a yacht club in Wilmette Harbor. He says the man who died was on board when the 32-foot boat burst into flames.

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  4. Arlington Heights man killed in Wilmette boat explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    A 67-year-old Arlington Heights man died Saturday after an accidental boat explosion in Wilmette Harbor in north suburban Wilmette. A 67-year-old Arlington Heights man died Saturday after an accidental boat explosion in Wilmette Harbor in north suburban Wilmette.

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  5. 1 dead, 1 injured after boat explodes in Wilmette HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The boat caught fire about 8:05 a.m. Saturday and then exploded while at a dock in the harbor, according to the Wilmette Fire Department.

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  6. Amid changes at Loyola, athletic director Pat Mahoney steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Chicago Tribune

    ... changes. The committee includes Atwood, 2002 Loyola graduate Elizabeth Kadison O'Connor; 1981 graduate and former Wilmette village president Christopher Canning; and Jim Phillips, Northwestern University's vice president for athletics and a Loyola ...

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  7. Don't Labor over Those Labor Day Party PreparationsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 10 | SBWire

    ... it deserves. They also are the go-to experts when it comes to emergency plumbing and air conditioning repairs in Wilmette, IL , and throughout the area. American Vintage Home will arrive quickly, diagnose the problem accurately and repair it ...

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  8. Cook County minimum wage, sick leave issues to be on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Daily Herald

    ... by a majority of county commissioners July 25. "In communities where we've had a robust discussion of this, like Wilmette, Willow Springs, the village boards have reversed their prior action to opt out of the minimum wage," he said. "The object here ...

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  9. Wilmette Park Board approves $9.7 million Gillson beach projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Chicago Tribune

    A rendering of the beach house to be built at Gillson Park in Wilmette, as part of $9.7 million in projects approved by the Wilmette Park Board. A rendering of the beach house to be built at Gillson Park in Wilmette, as part of $9.7 million in projects approved by the Wilmette Park Board.

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  10. Rapid Expansion: @properties, The #1 Brokerage Firm In Chicago,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | PRWeb

    @properties adds high-visibility locations in Logan Square, Fulton Market, Gold Coast and Wilmette to better serve local agents and clients While we have been doing business in these communities for years, as a locally-owned company, we have always ...

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  11. the Apple Does not Fall: Journeys of a Russian-Jewish Comes to The Piven TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A young actress from Wilmette, Hannah Antman, will star in a new theatrical event, "The Apple Does Not Fall: Journeys of a Russian-Jewish Family," having its Chicago-area premier in August at The Piven Theatre, 927 Noyes Street, Evanston. The event features two plays, written by Skokie resident and Russian-Jewish emigre, Bena Shklyanoy and Kevin Olson of FirstHand Theatrical, plus a short film "Cultural Inheritance" created by Shklyanoy's granddaughter, Abigail Matz.

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  12. Lincolnwood water supplier switch from Chicago to Evanston is 'most feasible alternative'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Chicago Tribune

    ... with the city of Evanston." According to the release, Lincolnwood officials considered rates that Skokie, Wilmette and Evanston charge and "concluded that the city of Evanston would be the most feasible alternative supplier with the lowest long-term ...

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  13. Music Theater Works' 2018 Season Continues Through December With ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... y Garland concert, which is at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston). The ticket office is located at 516 4th Street in Wilmette. Discount season packages are available. To purchase tickets call (847) 920-5360 or order online at MusicTheaterWorks.com.

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  14. Craigslist, Facebook and beyond: Local experts offer tips for buying and selling items onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Chicago Tribune

    Cassandra O'Keefe shows some of the sketches by Wilmette artist Dottie Witt that O'Keefe bought at an estate sale. They're among the items O'Keefe may sell from her home in the Edgewater neighborhood in Chicago.

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  15. Author events: Meet Alexandra Bracken at Hollywood Palms SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Daily Herald

    ... Night book-signing event. The book will be available for purchase. Ami Polonsky: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, (847) 256-5025, . Enjoy snacks, ...

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  16. Kathryn Baal out as Loyola Academy principal; replacement namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Chicago Tribune

    Loyola Academy in Wilmette has appointed Charles W. Heintz as acting principal of the Jesuit high school, replacing Kathryn Baal, who had been principal since 2011. An official at the Jesuit high school said Baal's departure and Heintz's appointment for the 2018-19 school year aren't connected with the May firing of the school's former girls soccer coach .

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  17. Constable: A flood of all-star memories for 50-year Cubs fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Daily Herald

    ... the black-and-white TV," says Schmid, who grew up in Mount Prospect but enjoyed trips to his grandparents' house in Wilmette, where they watched the Cubs together. Jacoby, a lithographer with Edwards & Deutsch Lithograph Company, had grown up near ...

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  18. Wilmette youth baseball coach involved in alleged assault resigns positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Chicago Tribune

    The coach of a Wilmette Baseball Association youth baseball team resigned his position after a May 31 incident in which he allegedly physically assaulted a player on his team, an association official confirmed. The incident allegedly took place after a game between the Wilmette Baseball Association team and a team from the Kenilworth Winnetka Baseball Association at a Winnetka Park District baseball field on Hibbard Road.

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  19. Despite big ticket losses, Wilmette retail vacancies still low, board members toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    Despite retail losses such as Imperial Motors Inc., whose Green Bay Jaguar dealership closed last August, Wilmette's retail vacancy rate is still low, village staff say. Despite retail losses such as Imperial Motors Inc., whose Green Bay Jaguar dealership closed last August, Wilmette's retail vacancy rate is still low, village staff say.

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  20. Author events: Meet best-selling author Madeline Miller in NapervilleRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    ... join the signing line, purchase the book from Anderson's. Allan Woodrow: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at the Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, (847) 256-5025 or . Enjoy snacks, ...

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