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Northbrook Village Board: Trustees discuss enacting stricter gun laws in Northbrook

April 11, 2018 by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

After hearing often impassioned comments from 26 members of the audience and considering eight options during their April 10 meeting, the Northbrook Trustees took the first steps toward enacting more stringent gun laws in the village...

Northbrook Village Board: Trustees discuss enacting stricter gun laws in Northbrook

April 11, 2018 by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

After hearing often impassioned comments from 26 members of the audience and considering eight options during their April 10 meeting, the Northbrook Trustees took the first steps toward enacting more stringent gun laws in the village...

Trustees hear recommendations for property maintenance code updates

May 9, 2018 by Fouad Egbaria, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

Do you ever have municipal code on your mind when you put your trash out for pickup?  

Probably not — but there is a part of the Village’s code covering that, in addition to a number of other everyday things, like the...

D225: Proposed security procedures could bolster safety at GBN, GBS

April 24, 2018 by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, School

Superintendent Dr. Mike Riggle provided members of the Glenbrook High Schools District 225 Board of Education with a comprehensive list of safety and security recommendations for Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South at the board’s...

Northbrook Village Board: Trustees prohibit possession, sale of bump stocks; amend concealed carry code

May 23, 2018 by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

The Northbrook Village Board amended chapters 4, 15 and 17 of the municipal code at its Tuesday, May 22 meeting in order to prohibit the possession and sale of bump stocks that convert firearms into automatic weapons and ban the...

Commissioners developing ‘road map’ for shared NSSRA facility

by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

After approving a preliminary intergovernmental agreement with the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association for building an activity center at Techny Prairie Park and Fields at its March meeting, the Northbrook Park District...

Northbrook Park Board: Randel, Chambers slated to remain as leadership for another year

by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Board President Penny Randel and Vice President Mary Ann Chambers are slated to remain in those positions for another year. Commissioners Lisa Chalem and Michael Schyman nominated Randel and Chambers to remain at their respective...

Wescott Principal, Maple students celebrated for achievements

by Todd Marver, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, School

The Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 Board meeting on Thursday, April 26, was full of celebration.

Wescott School Principal Dr. Chris Brown was recognized for earning his doctorate degree, and the Maple School debate and science teams...