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Chief Ensign to retire from Glenview Fire Department; 2 deputy chiefs hired

August 17, 2019 by Submitted Content News, Police-Fire, Local Government, Village

More than four decades after launching his career in the fire service, Glenview Fire Chief Ralph Ensign is ready to hang up his helmet for the last time. 

“After 43 years in the fire service, I have decided it is time...

Glenview Village Board: Would-be neighbors fear safety impacts of new subdivision

July 21, 2019 by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

A proposal for a new subdivision in West Glenview met heavy resistance from its would-be neighbors during the Glenview Village Board meeting on Thursday, July 18.

The subdivision would convert an empty, 8.5-acre field to the southwest of...

Glenview Village Board tweaks downtown parking; Panera moves closer to opening drive-thru

June 22, 2019 by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village, Business

Two new parking ordinances could help force turnover in Downtown Glenview, potentially making the area more attractive to customers.

Following a recommendation for the Village’s Traffic Committee, the Glenview Village Board unanimously...

D225 board approves 2020 employee insurance rates

by Neil Milbert, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, School

Employee health plan funding was the main focus of the Glenbrook High Schools District 225 Board of Education at its meeting Monday, Oct. 21.

By a 6-1 vote, the board approved the rates presented for...

From the Village: Kids Care food drive; Halloween happenings; Village budget honored

by Staff report News, Local Government, Village

Kids Care Food Drive
The students of school districts 34 and 30 and Our Lady of Perpetual Help School are collecting food items and donations in conjunction with Character Counts! Week, to be donated to the Northfield Township...

Glenview Village Board: Auto sales, repair facility moves closer to opening on Greenwood Road

by Chris Pullam, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village, Business

A new automobile sales and repair facility could move onto 214 Greenwood Road.

The Glenview Village Board unanimously approved the first consideration of Star Auto’s bid to operate on the space, which previously housed an automobile repair...