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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Please Keep Vehicles Locked and Secured

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There have been a number of recent reports that vehicles left unlocked in driveways have been entered by unknown offenders. In some cases, items were removed from these vehicles. Please remember to lock your vehicle, even when at home, and if you see susp...

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Posted on: February 19, 2024

Spring Clean-Up Week: May 6 - 10

Village of Winnetka

Winnetka’s annual Spring Clean-Up week will be held the week of May 6 - 10, 2024.

The Village’s recycling contractor, Lakeshore Recycling Systems, will remove from the parkway anything that two people can reasonably lift into a truck. E...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Willow Road Closure March 23-31

Willow from Hibbard to Forestway closed March 23-31

As part of ongoing stormwater improvements construction from the North of Willow Stormwater Storage Project and the Hibbard Preserve Stormwater Management wetland project, a contractor will begin working on a new stormwater box culvert under Willow Road, ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Landmark Preservation Awards Accepted through May 24

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The Village of Winnetka's Landmark Preservation Commission is accepting nominations for its Preservation Awards program: an annual initiative seeking to recognize exterior construction projects that have helped preserve the history and character ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Snow & Ice Control Operations

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The Village is committed to keeping streets clear of snow and ice to maintain safe vehicular and pedestrian traffic on publicly maintained streets and sidewalks throughout the winter months. To maximize department snow and ice control resources, routes ha...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Environmental and Forestry Commission Green Award Nominations Accepted

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The Village's Environmental and Forestry Commission invites nominations its annual Green Awards Program. The program recognizes properties and households within Winnetka that demonstrate exceptional commitment to sustainable and environmentally-friendly p...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Be Aware of Mobile Payment Scams

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There have been recent reports of scams in which donations were solicited in person via mobile payment apps (Venmo, Zelle, Apple Pay, etc.) in which offenders were able to gain access to a victim's mobile phone to send significantly more money to...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

CPR/AED Training Class Available

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Early administration of CPR to cardiac arrest victims increases their chances for survival. The Winnetka Fire Department conducts CPR/AED certification and recertification classes monthly. 

The 2024 class schedule is open. Please visit the&nbs...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024

Village Installs Solar Panels

Solar panels on the roof of 1390 Willow Road

The Public Works Yards building at 1390 Willow Road now has a solar installation that produces about 14,500 kilowatt hours of electricity over the course of a year, and reduces the building's electricity consumption by 6.8%. You may view the outp...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Cook County United Against Hate

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In October, Village Council signed a resolution pledging that Winnetka would participate in Cook County United Against Hate, as the Village is dedicated to becoming more equitable, welcoming, and connected as part of the Cook County community and dedicate...

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Posted on: July 19, 2023

Lake Bluff Steep Slope Construction Study and Permit Abeyance Period through March 18

Village of Winnetka

On February 6, 2024, the Village Council adopted an ordinance establishing bluff regulations for development in the steep slope area along Lake Michigan and to amend the definitions for the lot line and the front yard setback along Lake Michigan (MC-01-20...

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