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Lake Bluff Village Board: Short-term rental trial period passes with tie-breaking vote

April 10, 2018 by Miriam Finder Annenberg, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

After roughly a year of discussions, meetings, and public comments, the Lake Bluff Village Board of Trustees approved an ordinance allowing short-term rentals over a two-year trial period during its meeting on Monday, April 9.


Residents explore wildlife at Birds and Brews event

by Katie Copenhaver, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Life & Arts, Dining Out

Residents of Lake Forest and surrounding communities came out for the Birds and Brews event June 8 at the Mellody Farm Nature Preserve as part of the Lake Forest Open Lands Nature and Nibbles series. Unlike other events in the series,...

Lake Bluff Historic Preservation: ‘Endangered species’ home on Maple Avenue may become historic landmark

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

The Lake Bluff Historic Preservation Commission is recommending that the Village Board grant historic landmark status to the property located at 673 Maple Ave.

The decision came at the commission’s Wednesday, June 13...

From the Village: Stonebridge Forest restoration activities ongoing

by Staff Report News, Local Government, Community, Village

The Village would like to remind residents of the ongoing restoration of the 10.3 acre conservation area of the Stonebridge Subdivision (located along Green Bay Road).  The following information provides details about the planned...