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Augusts’ Top 10 Headlines in Wilmette, Kenilworth

Catch up on news you may have missed, from new businesses opening to locals going on to win gold at the Olympics and playing a major role in Sofia Coppola's latest movie!

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 fans seeking quality food at a lower price point can look forward to the opening of The Big Black Dog Tavern & Grill in Wilmette this fall.

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Read all articles about the Olympic gold medalist who grew up in Winnetka and attended Loyola Academy. Find out what he says about his North Shore supporters!

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Kenilworth’s  took the top spot for best elementary school in Cook County, while  was ranked the second best public high school in Cook County behind Glenbrook North High School. See how other   were ranked.

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Wilmette will soon add two drug stores to its list of . Scheduled to open in early November, Walgreens is expected to take up half of the  location in  or about 15,000 square feet. 

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A former jeweler stored unsold pieces at his home but did not place them in a safe or install a burglar alarm.

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Three 20-somethings were issued local ordinances after making a fake distress call that Wilmette and Kenilworth police, along with the Coast Guard all responded to.

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Glencoe Public Safety Department has received recent reports of a large cat-type animal resembling a cougar near the Lake Michigan bluff/shoreline. .

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Katie Chang, who studied at the Actor’s Training Center at the Wilmette Theater, is playing a major role in The Bling Ring.

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A DUI arrest helped find a suspect in a retail theft at Walgreens.

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A racing bike valued at $3,000 was stolen from an unlocked garage in the 1600 block of Spencer Avenue. Wilmette police recently reported that 

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