Did you see the plans yet? Winnetka is planning to completely gut and reconstruct Willow Road east of Forestway Drive, including taking ownership of the road from the state.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Monday, June 18, 2012
Extensive project is replacing one mile of water main and will require detours for motorists and bicyclist until mid-August; village warns of safety concerns in the area.
Water main improvements for close to a mile along Sheridan Road will continue throughout the summer. The work is taking place on Sheridan Road between Beach Road to north of Aspen Lane, and affects motorists, bicyclists and residents living on Sheridan Road and the connecting side streets, according to Christine Van Dornick, village engineer. “This is a very extensive project. We are working on close to one mile of water main and will provide regular updates for our residents on the Village of Glencoe website,” Van Dornick said. The current detour on southbound Sheridan Road will likely be there until the middle of August, she said. A new 12-inch water main is being installed in the pavement on the west side of the street in the southbound…
Friday, July 22, 2011
With recommendations on the table for two or four lanes, Willow Road may be ready for the next step.
Officials and residents from four North Shore suburbs butted heads over a 1.2-mile stretch of road during Thursday night's meeting at New Trier Township High School in Northfield. The issue could see a resolution within the next year and a green light within the next four years. Since 2009 the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has studied two miles of Willow Road, from Waukegan Road to Interstate Highway 94, to give reports on traffic flow, preliminary engineering and the environment. Earlier: Patch's story on Willow Road from September 2010 Throughout the course of the study, a state-mandated Community Advisory Group (CAG) made up of 18 community leaders and residents from Northfield as well as seven from Glenview, Northbrook …
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
The village will now keep tabs on such businesses to help crackdown on criminal activities. McDonald's is also looking for another space in Northfield.
In light of recent speculation that a massage parlor might be moving to Northfield, the Village Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to adopt an ordinance that forces all “massage establishments” to register a business license with the municipality. Before it adopted home rule, the village did not have this authority, but now all massage establishments will have to obtain an annual business license and provide copies of their valid state licenses from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations. Additionally, all massage therapists and employees will be subject to criminal background checks. The recent interest in massage parlors comes four months after the Northfield Police Department busted a massage establishment at …