1. C.J. Arthur’s to Close End of September
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.
3. Wilmette Park District Won’t Pursue Harbor Lease
After much public outcry, the Wilmette Park District announced that it would not submit a bid to manage Wilmette Harbor.
4. Wilmette Teen Charged with Selling Pot
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.
6. New Trier Alum Pulls Prank on Fox News
Max Rice was supposed to provide a face to a Fox News story about disenfranchised young American voters; instead the New Trier alum pulled a prank on national television.
7. Police Identify Body Found in Wilmette Harbor as Missing NU Student
Police say a body found in Wilmette Harbor was that of Harsha Maddula, a Northwestern University student who had been missing since the previous Saturday.
8. Cougar Alert! Winnetka Police on the Lookout After New Sighting
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.
9. PHOTOS: Recently-Opened Artisanal Wilmette Grocery Store
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.
10. Neighbors Surprise Family with Wheelchair-Accessible Van
When Wilmette firefighter Ben Wozney learned that a neighbor could not afford a much-needed wheelchair-accessible van, he decided to take action.