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Glenview: Trustees approve Drake Group complex at former Bess Hardware site; final vote set for March 3

by Jason Addy, Contributing Editor Regional

After more than four hours of discussion, the Glenview Village Board signaled its support Tuesday, Feb. 18, for a plan to redevelop the former Bess Hardware property. 

Trustees voted 4-2 in favor of approving the Drake Group’s proposal for...

Lake Forest: Scouts withdraw from state tournament amid investigation

by Nick Frazier, Contributing Sports Editor Regional

The Lake Forest boys varsity hockey team has withdrawn from the AHAI state tournament amidst an investigation on a postgame incident in the Scouts’ final IHSHL playoff game, The Leader, The Tower's sister paper, has learned.


Glenview: District 37 razes Avoca Center in Wilmette

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter Regional

The Avoca Center is no more.

The building and land, owned by Avoca School District 37 and located just west of Marie Murphy School on Illinois Road in Wilmette, is being razed.

“Avoca Center for years was rented out to educational...