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UPDATE: Highland Park man witnessed murder, struck shooter with vehicle

January 16, 2018 by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor News, Breaking, Police, City

The shooter in a Jan. 3 murder-suicide in Lake Forest was struck by a vehicle after killing his ex-girlfriend and himself in the parking lot of the apartment the former couple once shared, according to new information from the Lake...

Snow removal, emergency services protocol discussed at city council meeting

November 21, 2017 by Margaret Tazioli, Freelance Reporter News, City

It was too early in November for snow, yet it came. 

Highland Park experienced its first taste of winter November 10, the North Shore’s forecast called for a possibility of light flurries with no accumulation. That...

UPDATE: Highland Park man witnessed murder, struck shooter with vehicle

January 16, 2018 by Alyssa Groh, Contributing Editor News, Breaking, Police, City

The shooter in a Jan. 3 murder-suicide in Lake Forest was struck by a vehicle after killing his ex-girlfriend and himself in the parking lot of the apartment the former couple once shared, according to new information from the Lake...

Local lawmakers address sexual harassment in light of state-level action

November 29, 2017 by Margaret Tazioli, Freelance Reporter News, City

At the Nov. 13 Highland Park City Council meeting Mayor Nancy Rotering made one thing abundantly clear: Highland Park cannot and will not tolerate sexual harassment. In City Hall or elsewhere. 

“I think it’s pretty...

Water, sewer and sanitary costs expected to increase under Highland Park 2018 budget

December 4, 2017 by Margaret Tazioli, Freelance Reporter News, City

As the end of the year approaches, Highland Park’s City Council is working to ensure the City enters 2018 in better financial shape than 2017, having just earned a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting for...

From the City: Flu prevention, lighting ordinance amendment

by Staff Report News, City

Flu prevention tips

According to the Lake County Health Department, flu activity is increasing in Lake County and is at high levels in Illinois. 

The Health Department recommends that...

From the Archives: Groundbreaking at City Hall

by Staff Report News, City

1972 was a memorable year for Highwood.   

The groundbreaking was held for the new city hall on Highwood Avenue. Recognize anyone in this photo? 

The building was completed and opened for business...

Moraine Township to offer federal marketplace enrollment help

by Xavier Ward, Editor News, City

If you plan on enrolling in the federal marketplace for health insurance, don’t let the holidays distract you this year, Moraine Township Supervisor Anne Flanigan Bassi said. 

The reason is this year the enrollment...