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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Wilmette Seniors 65 and up on March 23

Residents of Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northfield, Wilmette, and Winnetka ages 65 and over can register to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at New Trier High School Northfield Campus (7 Happ Road, Northfield) on Tuesday, March 23 (1st dose) and Tuesday, April 20 (2nd dose) by calling any of the following numbers on Friday, March 19 from […]

Outdoor Dining in Wilmette

UPDATE: At the request of the downtown restaurants, the Village will not be closing downtown streets for outdoor dining. The purpose of keeping streets open is to maintain access to each restaurant’s curbside pick-up. Alternative curbside pick-up sites (including Metra parking and Village Hall parking lots) were discussed but ultimately determined by the restaurants not […]

Stormwater Flooding- Sunday, May 17

Updated Monday, May 18 at 2:40pm Many residents are experiencing flooding after yesterday’s significant rainfall. Please follow these steps to share critical information with our Engineering team. Fill out this survey to provide critical information to the Village’s Engineering Department. Contact the Engineering & Public Works by email at or by phone at (847) […]

Village Board Selects New Manager

The Wilmette Village Board is proud to announce the appointment of Assistant Village Manager Michael N. Braiman to serve as Wilmette’s next Village Manager.  Mr. Braiman will succeed current Village Manager Tim Frenzer, who will be retiring in February 2020.  The Village Board will officially approve the appointment at a meeting in early 2020. Mr. […]

Village to Consider Moratorium & Referendum on Retail Sale of Cannabis

At the September 10 Village Board meeting, President Bielinski announced that he has directed Village Staff to : Prepare and submit to the Village Board for introduction on September 24, 2019 a moratorium ordinance prohibiting recreational cannabis dispensaries in Wilmette, or the sale of cannabis for recreational, non-medicinal purposes. Prepare and submit to the Village […]