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Cook County Face Mask Mandate

Cook County Face Mask Mandate The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) announced today that it will re-institute a face mask mandate for all indoor public settings as the average number of new daily cases in the region continues to rise. Starting on Monday, August 23, all individuals over the age of 2, regardless […]

Additional Information on April 30 ComEd Substation Fire

On Friday (4/30/21) afternoon, there was a fire at the ComEd substation off 12th Street that caused widespread outages across the Village. The fire was caused as ComEd was working on equipment and one of the breakers attached to the transformer malfunctioned. This failure caused the transformer to overheat and eventually explode. There were small […]

Village Board Approves Residential Utility Bill Assistance Program

The Wilmette Village Board approved a $150,000 utility bill assistance program to provide one-time support for households that have experienced hardship due to the pandemic. For more information on eligibility guidelines and an application: Click Here for Program Rules. Click Here for a Program Application. Click Here to View the Relevant Agenda Item from the […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Wilmette Seniors 65 and Up and Individuals in Phase 1b+ on March 23

PLEASE NOTE, ALL VACCINE APPOINTMENTS HAVE BEEN FILLED AS OF 1:10PM ON 3/22/21.    Residents of Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northbrook, Northfield, Wilmette, and Winnetka ages 65 and over or individuals in Phase 1B+ can register to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at New Trier High School Northfield Campus (7 Happ Road, Northfield) on Tuesday, March 23 […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Wilmette Seniors 65 & 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 […]

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 […]

New Vaccination Sites Available

New Cook County Vaccination Site in Des Plaines The Cook County Department of Public Health will open a super site on March 4th at the former K-Mart, located at 1155 East Oakton Street (at Lee Street) in Des Plaines. This site will be able to vaccinate large groups daily. Initially, it will only give reservations […]

Special Meeting of the Village Board – Retail Sale of Adult-Use Cannabis

At its July 28, 2020 meeting, the Village Board voted to adopt a resolution establishing an adult-use cannabis referendum on the November ballot. This was an advisory (non-binding) referendum intended to gauge public opinion and guide future discussions by the Village. This referendum question was included on all Wilmette ballots, the referendum question read: “Shall […]

Revised Suburban Cook County Mitigation Guidelines

Subsequent to the State of Illinois’ announcement that Region 10 (Suburban Cook County) would  move from Tier 1 mitigations to Phase 4 of the COVID-19 Restore Illinois Plan, the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) issued Mitigation Order 2021-1 to outline its approach to delaying the full implementation of Phase 4. CCDPH is the […]

Snow Removal Update – January 31 – 10am

Snow Removal Update 7 to 10 inches of snow have fallen in the Village with another 2 to 3 inches expected today. Public Works crews have been working since 5:00pm on Saturday night to salt and clear roadways, they will work continuously throughout the weekend. Plowing main (arterial) streets are the priority followed by side […]

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