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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 has announced his retirement.

"After 43 years in the fire service, I have decided it is time to retire,” he said. “The personnel of the...

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 has announced his retirement.

"After 43 years in the fire service, I have decided it is time to retire,” he said. “The personnel of the...

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...

From the Village: Back to school time; Drive sober or get pulled over; Green practices awards

by Staff report News, Local Government, Village

Back to school time
Classes for many schools in Glenview start next week, which means back-to-school safety should become a priority. Drivers need to be cognizant of children walking, biking or waiting for the school bus to...

D225: GBS, GBN principals provide brief staffing updates in 15-minute meeting

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

With all of the preparations for the beginning of the 2019-20 school year at Glenbrook South and Glenbrook North completed, the District 225 Board of Education’s Monday, Aug. 12 meeting was a study in brevity.

The...

Johns eager to continue D225’s tradition of excellence

by Reporting by Editor Jason Addy and Contributing Editor Martin Carlino News, Local Government, School

After Dr. Mike Riggle called time on his 20-year career at Glenbrook High Schools District 225 in June 2018, district officials launched a nationwide search to find the right person to lead one of Illinois’ best districts into the...