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Election 2018: Incumbent Schneider retains 10th District seat

November 6, 2018 by Martin Carlino, Editor News, Local Government, Village

In one of the state’s most competitive districts in recent memory, incumbent Brad Schneider, D-Deerfield, comfortably retained his seat in Congress over challenger Douglas Bennett, R-Deerfield.

With 98 percent of the vote in, Schneider won...

Northbrook’s Jar Bar to close at month’s end

by Martin Carlino, Editor News, Village, Business

The village’s downtown area will be left with yet another vacancy by month’s end as Northbrook’s Jar Bar announced Wednesday, Nov. 14, it will close its doors at the end of November. 

Jar Bar, located at 1350 Shermer...

Northbrook Village Board: Residents overwhelmingly support minimum-wage increase, but trustees delay action

by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

Last year, the Northbrook Village Board opted out of Cook County’s new minimum wage ordinance, effectively blocking an increase from the statewide rate of $8.25. But during the Nov. 6, 2018 General Election, Northbrook residents voted...

Veterans Day ceremony commemorates 100th anniversary of Armistice

by Sarah Haider, Freelance Reporter News, Village, Community

Community members from across Northbrook gathered together to remember those who served on Sunday, Nov. 11, at American Legion Post 791’s Veterans Day Ceremony at Northbrook Junior High School.

The ceremony occurred on...