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Things to do around the North Shore today, April 23

Mark Suppelsa, WGN evening news anchor and investigative reporter, spoke on alchoholism and its treatment at Advocate Lutheran General in Park Ridge on April 17.

Advocate Lutheran General hosts Suppelsa talk on alcoholism

“Sneaky, quiet” and “isolated” would not be most people’s words to describe Mark Suppelsa, WGN evening news anchor and investigative reporter.

Photo: Roycemore School

What is high-stakes testing?

High-stakes testing is a controversial subject in the world of education, as it puts large amounts of stress on teachers and students alike...

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PHOTOS: Spring has sprung in Wilmette

Layne Teska of Willmette takes godson Milo Karcazes of Winnetka out to fly a kite on Saturday at the Mary Murphy park.

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Understanding why math can be difficult for your child

If your child brings home low test scores in math, it's important to identify potential roadblocks in their education. There are many...

Wight & Company’s proposed renovation to the west side of New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus includes creating a new student plaza and modeling the entryway after the familiar south side of the building. | Provided

New Trier to address contract, construction manager Wednesday

At the request of a board member ,the New Trier High School Board of Education will allow a couple extra days before approving a construction manager and architectural contract...

E.B. the spring bunny says hello to Madeleine Darin, 1, and her father Trevor of Evanston at West Elm Park in Winnetka April 19 during the annual egg hunt. | Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

One bunny and 12,000 eggs: an Easter treat for Winnetka’s littlest

Just think of the omelet you could make with 12,000 eggs.

Northfield officials said a resurfacing project for Northfield Road could cost as much as $1.5 million. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

Northfield looking at 10-year infrastructure plan

In looking at future infrastructure needs, the Village of Northfield estimates it could face up to a $7.75 million deficit for unfunded roadway work over the next decade.

A North Regional Major Crimes Task Force truck arrives at the Northfield Police Department April 1. The two agencies are currently investigating the shooting that took place March 26 in Northfield. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

Person of interest in Northfield shooting located, released without charges

The Northfield Police located the person of interest they were seeking in connection with last month’s shooting, however, he was released without charges.

John F. Kennedy (right) and Edward M. Kennedy aboard the Victura in Hyannis Port.

Wilmette author charts the Kennedy family’s passion for sailing

Often the rich are described as being born with a silver spoon in their mouth, but in the case of the Kennedys, “born with the wind at their back” is perhaps a more fitting...

Our gallery features archive photos of Ravinia Festival, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and many of this year's performers in prior shows in the Chicago area.

Complete 2014 Ravinia Festival Schedule

Here is the complete 2014 Ravinia Festival Schedule

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