Nine state legislators and 18 Lake County Board members signed their names to a letter this week calling on New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. to “provide our communities with certainty on a long-term plan” for the Waukegan coal-fired power plant, which the company acquired earlier this year.
July 10 2:46 p.m. |
A public safety vehicle that was reported missing nearly 20 years ago was discovered in a pond during construction at a northwest suburban hospital.
July 10 1:35 p.m. |
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The final missing piece in the Des Plaines River Trail, which stretches more than 30 miles from the Wisconsin border toward Cook County, is in line to be filled after two Lake County Forest Preserve committees approved the purchase of a small parcel of land in Lincolnshire on Thursday, July 10.
July 10 12:26 p.m. |
It may be July, but that won’t stop the “polar vortex” from returning to Chicago next week. No need to break out the snow shovels just yet though.
Arts & Entertainment
July 10 12:20 p.m. |
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The College of Lake County will give Mel Brooks’ ‘Young Frankenstein’ the musical treatment.
July 9 2:53 p.m. |
EDITORIAL: At long last, Winchester House in Libertyville has ceased usefulness for the money required to function as a public service. That’s the inescapable calculation of those who write the checks to make Lake County’s official nursing home function.
July 9 2:13 p.m. |
The village of Lake Barrington has passed an ordinance amending police regulations for the possession of marijuana relating to the state’s pilot medical marijuana program
July 8 9:15 p.m. |
The Barrington Area Council of Governments has elected Deer Park Village President Bob Kellerman as Chairman of the Executive Board for 2014-15.
July 8 9 p.m. |
Already a year behind schedule, construction of Lake County’s nine-story criminal courts tower in Waukegan has run into another roadblock.
July 8 1:56 p.m. |
Lake County’s animal control and care facility is moving from an old building in Mundelein to a newly built complex in Libertyville.
Animal control does vaccinations, provides public awareness, houses abandoned animals and investigates animal cruelty complaints. All phone numbers to the department will remain the same.
The new 10,000-square-foot building is located at 18736 W. Peterson Road, which is just east of Route 45. Department spokeswoman Carolyn Waller said the one-story facility cost $3.5 million.
July 7 2:06 p.m. |