September's Top 10 Headlines in Wilmette, Kenilworth
Catch up on news you may have missed, from business openings and closings to cougar sightings and inappropriate high school text messages.
C.J. Arthur’s, one of Wilmette’s few live music spots, announced it would be closing its doors after serving the North Shore for 23 years.
Winnetka police investigated inappropriate text and emails involving New Trier High School students.
After much public outcry, the Wilmette Park District announced that it would not submit a bid to manage Wilmette Harbor.
An 18-year-old Wilmette resident was charged with a felony delivery of cannabis after Wilmette police reported they arrested him for selling marijuana from the driveway of his home.
The victim told police he was forced to stop by another driver that excited the vehicle, grabbed him by the arms and told him that he could get hurt. The victim attempted to place the driver on the ground when the driver broke loose, displayed a knife to the victim and fled the scene.
Although police have yet to confirm a cougar is roaming the North Shore, another Winnetka resident has informed police of a potential cougar sighting on Labor Day.
Since the store's Sept. 7 soft opening, the space abounds with seasonal fruit, locally-grown vegetables, free-range meats, wine, beer, fresh-baked bread, artisanal cheeses, spices galore and more.
When Wilmette firefighter Ben Wozney learned that a neighbor could not afford a much-needed wheelchair-accessible van, he decided to take action.