Community Police Alert – 8/23/2016
The Wilmette Police Department is urging residents to lock their cars and remove the keys and key FOB’s from their vehicles. In the last year and a half the police department has been working a series of auto thefts where keys were left in unlocked vehicles and the vehicles were taken and subsequently used in […]
Construction at Village Hall
Due to work currently being performed on door replacement at Village Hall, the east side entrance will be inaccessible August 24th through August 26th. Please use the entrance on the west side of Village Hall. If you have any questions or concerns please call (847) 251-2700.
Lake Avenue Lane Closure through September
August 23, 2016 Earlier this month, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) began construction on the Lake Avenue bridge over the Edens Expressway. IDOT will be replacing beams under the bridge, which have been hit by passing trucks. Lake Avenue Lane Closures: Westbound traffic on the bridge over the Edens Expressway will be limited to one lane through […]
Invasive Species Alert: Amynthas agrestis (crazy worm or jumping worm)
In 2015, Amynthas agrestis, an invasive species of worm, was discovered at the Chicago Botanic Garden. This species of worm has been called the “crazy worm” or “jumping worm” because they will wiggle very aggressively when touched, acting more like snakes than traditional earthworms. We believe this worm has now been found at a residence in Wilmette, and […]
Fall 2016 Tree Planting Applications Now Available!
Now is the time to apply for a tree through the Village Cooperative Tree Planting Program for the fall of 2016. This program allows residents to select a tree from a list of five different species (which may vary from year-to-year) with the option to upgrade to a larger size. Participation in the shared-cost Cooperative […]