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Michelle Mussman, left, (D-Schaumburg) talks with Barbara Currie, center, (D-Chicago) and Laura Fine (D-Glenview) on the floor of the Illinois State Capitol Building in Springfield, Thursday, May 16, 2013. | Rob Hart~Sun-Times Media

Senate set to review Fine’s bill on cyber bullying

Pepper Construction Senior Project Manager Dan Rosenberg, Northbrook Public Library Trustee Carlos Frum, Pepper Project Executive Lance Trish, and Pepper Senior Superintendent Pat Rioux, left to right, pore over auditorium plans April 16 after a descrepency in the room's capacity turned up. | Irv Leavitt/Sun-Times Media

Library Board, builders tame high bids

Late on the afternoon of April 16, library trustees agreed on ways to bring almost $6.9 million worth of bid packages for the job down to close to the budget of $6.5 million, at...

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Achieving the dream of the retirement lifestyle

By the time you reach retirement, you may have spent a good deal of time daydreaming about the ease and luxury that comes with the retirement..

Jack Coombe enjoys a laugh at Village Hall April 11 on the occasion of the retirement of the Northbrook Community Television "Talk Around Town with Jack & Susan" cable television show. Carrington and Coombe hosted the show for 20 years and will continue to appear on NCTV Channel 7 in "Video Newsletter." | Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

Jack & Susan take their last bow from “Talk Around Town”

He was the first to arrive and among the last ones to leave, but that’s typical for a broadcast legend who takes his cues and call times seriously.

On the famed Ferris Bueller's Day Off steps, meet the Glenbrook North High School third place state finishers for group interpretation plus their mentors: From left, bottom row, Lesley Levy, a senior and student director, Ryan Hultman, a senior, Isabella Andrews, a junior, Emily Mirochnick, a senior, Emma Pfaff, a junior. Next row, from left, Camila Kaplunov, a junior, Cami Tokowitz, a junior, Ellie Schnittman, a senior, Julie Ann Robinson, GBN Theatre director, Dre Prizant, assistant director. Top row, from left, Travis Siegel, a freshman, Alex Kaplan, a senior, William Rude, a senior, Brooks Whitlock, a sophomore and John Huszagh, a senior. | Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

Glenbrook North theatre director has success on and off school stage

By workday, she’s Julie Ann Robinson, Glenbrook North High School theatre director. By nights and on weekends, she’s a femme fatale, alright, but all in good costuming, please.

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Teacher Spotlight: Jennifer Rogers of Countryside Montessori School

Each week, the Northbrook Star will be featuring a teacher spotlight on the faculty of Northbrook's Countryside Montessori School. This week's spotlight is on Jennifer Rogers, a...

Glenbrook North students, on the Fermionic Matters team, visit Argonne National Laboratory. Courtesy of GBN Physics teacher Nathan Unterman.

Glenbrook North physics students develop experiment, seek chance to work with top physicists

A group of Glenbrook North High School students could soon be revolutionizing a small area of the nuclear energy industry, if they win CERN’s Beam Line for Schools Competition.

Northbrook Police car | Sun-Times Media

Police Blottter: Suspended license, drug paraphernalia and DUI's

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Northbrook Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.

Northbrook Police car | Sun-Times Media

Center of Northshore figure arrested on drunk driving

Alexander Field, scheduled to be sentenced later this spring for his part in an alleged fraud in the failed Center of the Northshore project, had some new Northbrook trouble...

<p>Snow&nbsp;returned to&nbsp;Chicago&nbsp;in the early evening on Monday, April 14. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times&nbsp;</p>

Record-low temperature in 20s could follow late-season snow

A mid-April snowfall that drew a collective sigh from Chicagoans late Monday afternoon was the precursor to some potentially record-breaking cold temperatures on Tuesday morning.

Dunkin Donuts wants to remodel the old bank building on the southeast corner of Dundee and Pfingsten roads, and operate a store with a drive-through there. | Irv Leavitt/Sun-Times Media

What might a Dunkin Donuts drive-through mean to Dundee & Pfingsten?

What could a proposed new Dunkin Donuts drive-through bring to one of the busiest corners in Northbrook?

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