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West Nile Disease, Park Board & Storm Water Management

Skokie is a national hot spot for West Nile disease. The West Nile virus is spread by mosquitoes that bread in still water. In recent years a common way to skirt real estate development limitations imposed by limits on local storm water management capacity is to create structures that naturally hold small bits of...
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BGA Citizen Watchdog Training

BGA Citizen Watchdog Training Two Free Sessions: Wednesday, Feb. 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. WHERE: Joliet Junior College 1215 Houbolt Road, Room 2002 Joliet, Ill. 60431 The BGA’s Volunteer Citizen Watchdog Training is a free program that empowers citizens to examine government and...
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Did We Really Need to Spend $30M on a New Police Station?

Skokie Patch, a local news service, was invited for an exclusive tour of the new Skokie police station. It is approximately 80,000 square feet. The prior Police Station had 21,000 square feet (see footnote 1). Reasons Police Commander Michael Pechter gave Skokie Patch for quadrupling the size of the police station were: Irritation: “the...
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HELP WANTED – to Run Skokie Local news site

HELP WANTED: Part time job running a local Skokie news site (SkokieNotices.com). Seeking a person with an interest in online journalism. WordPress  experience very helpful. Experience with twitter & facebook accounts will also be useful. Job includes attending and taking notes at local village board meetings and engaging in short interviews with local residents...
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