Neighborhood Storage Project Back to School Plan – Harper Elementary
The Construction Team for the Village of Wilmette’s West Side Neighborhood Storage Project is working hard to get the roads, parking, and sidewalks back open and safe in preparation for the Fall school session which begins on August 22nd. Flaggers will manage locations such as the Thornwood Park construction entrances and where activities may impact […]
Evanston Symphony Performance at Wallace Bowl
Wednesday, August 24 at 6:30 p.m. The Evanston Symphony will be helping Wilmette celebrate 150 years with a concert at Wallace Bowl at Gillson Park. The Symphony will be performing a piece popularized by one-time Wilmette resident Percy Faith entitled “The Syncopated Clock.” Other pieces on the program include Strauss’s Die Fledermaus Overture, selections from […]
Annual Sewer Lining Notice
The Village of Wilmette’s Sewer Lining Phase 5 program is underway. Sewer lining will occur in various locations throughout the Village between August and November 2022. The project includes the rehabilitation of nearly 2.5 miles of sewer lines which are 60 to 100 years old and have many cracks and root intrusions. Sewer lining is […]
CTA Construction Activity
The CTA has notified the Village of track and sidewalk maintenance construction planned on the Purple Line at the Isabella St. crossing between Central and Linden stations. Work will produce noise and will be continuous (daytime and occasional nighttime work) beginning at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 11 until 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 20. […]
Notice of Road Closure- Hunter Rd. from Schiller to Lake
Effective Tuesday, August 2, for approximately three weeks, Hunter Road from Schiller Avenue to Lake Avenue, will be closed to all traffic. This closure is necessary so Berger Excavating can build the new storm sewer connection from Lake Ave. south to Schiller Ave. The goal is to complete this work prior to the start of school on […]
Join Our Team as a Firefighter/Paramedic!
The Wilmette Fire Department is now seeking firefighter/paramedics to join our team. Apply by August 24, 2022.
National 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
The 9-8-8 crisis line is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. Individuals in need can dial or text 9-8-8 and be connected with a trained mental health […]
Housing Our Own Raffle
Housing Our Own is holding a raffle for a chance to win an all-electric BMW i4. Tickets are $100 each and proceeds benefit low-income Wilmette seniors and individuals with disabilities. To purchase tickets and for complete rules visit www.housingwilmette.org.
Firearm Safety Practices and WPD Firearm Safety Programs
The Wilmette Police Department is dedicated to promoting safe firearm practices. To help avoid a potential tragedy, the Department would like to remind residents about firearm safety and available safety programs. The recommended storage practice to prevent accidents or theft of weapons is to keep firearms unloaded in a mounted gun safe. If circumstances […]
A Message from the Village of Wilmette Regarding the Highland Park Shooting
Yesterday, our neighbors in Highland Park experienced an unspeakable tragedy. As a community, we pledge our support to your community and all those impacted. Click here for a message from the Village President. Click Here for a list of ways to help those impacted by the tragic shooting. Information on vigils, crisis counseling, victim […]