Doing its part to counteract tons of trash accumulating yearly in the nation’s landfills, the city of Highwood has contracted with Chicago-based Lakeshore Recycling Systems to launch a residential organic recycling service, beginning May 1.
Enrollment is now open for the village of Mundelein’s free self-defense class series for women, planned for Tuesday evenings during February and March at the local police department and addressing awareness along with physical skills.
The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
Continuing to corral consumers’ unwanted extra household electronics items, the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) will carry on its Residential Electronics Recycling Program all year, officials recently stated via Round Lake Village’s website.
To highlight Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the City of Highland Park will host a community panel discussion 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Recreation Center of Highland Park, 1207 Park Ave W.
The fourth annual 5K Turkey Trot, a fundraiser for the Grayslake Central High School Booster Club, will take place Sunday, Nov. 20, with the race starting at 9 a.m. at the high school track, 400 N. Lake St.
After completing adult mosquito surveillance, in which two additional West Nile virus mosquito samples were located in the northwest portion of Highland Park, the Southlake Mosquito Abatement District conducted a ground-based mosquito-control