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Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Port Clinton Art Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

Port Clinton Art Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

And don't forget the Taste of Highland Park, which begins this Friday.
Highland Park Issues Temporary Outdoor Water Ban

Highland Park Issues Temporary Outdoor Water Ban

A problem Monday morning with the water treatment plant construction project prompted the ban on all outdoor water use.
Robin Williams' North Shore Roots Remembered, Highwood Hopes to Become Hip

Robin Williams' North Shore Roots Remembered, Highwood Hopes to Become Hip

Also among last week's top stories, Buddhist monks honor the late Harold Ramis and a tree falls on a woman walking her dog.
Demo of Millard Park Sewerage Plant to Start Sept. 2

Demo of Millard Park Sewerage Plant to Start Sept. 2

The work should be done by mid-October.
Could Highwood Be the Next North Shore Hotspot for Millennials?

Could Highwood Be the Next North Shore Hotspot for Millennials?

That’s the consensus of a recent urban planning study of the community.
Rotary Club's Annual Picnic Sept. 15

Rotary Club's Annual Picnic Sept. 15

The Rotary Club of Highland Park & Highwood welcomes members, family and friends.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Highland Park Offering Amnesty on Interest for Fines

Highland Park Offering Amnesty on Interest for Fines

The amnesty period runs through Oct. 10.
Feedback Sought on New Lake Co. Dog Exercise Area

Feedback Sought on New Lake Co. Dog Exercise Area

The Lake County Forest Preserves is seeking public input on development of a new 40-acre off-leash Dog Exercise Area in northeast Lake Co.
Softball Players Hang with Obama, Palestinian-American's Reading Sparks Controversy

Softball Players Hang with Obama, Palestinian-American's Reading Sparks Controversy

Also, a man accidentally shoots himself in the head and Walgreens is applauded for staying local.
'I'm Not Dumb Enough to be in Jail for the Rest of My Life'

'I'm Not Dumb Enough to be in Jail for the Rest of My Life'

#PatchChicago: Hey, Obama is at the next table • Lost WWII love letters reach the right girl • Vince Neil signs the Batmobile and more ...
How to Follow Patch on Mobile

How to Follow Patch on Mobile

Say goodbye to the Patch app and hello to the new, mobile-friendly Patch.com.
Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Nominate the coach or mentor who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.
Highland Park Country Club to Remain Open

Highland Park Country Club to Remain Open

The city, not the park district, will operate the course.
Police Chase Ends in Gunfire, Thief Caught Through Selfies

Police Chase Ends in Gunfire, Thief Caught Through Selfies

Also among last week's top stories: a Deerfield teen is found safe in the Oregon wilderness and Evanston enacts a plastic bag ban.
HP Parks Get Lightning Detection System

HP Parks Get Lightning Detection System

The park district installed 10 systems that use sound and lights to alert people nearby about lightning in the area.
JCYS Unveils New Imagination Playground Sunday

JCYS Unveils New Imagination Playground Sunday

Come for a free afternoon of play between 3-5 p.m.
New Restaurants, Child Porn Charges, Dramatic Lake Rescue Among Month's Top Stories

New Restaurants, Child Porn Charges, Dramatic Lake Rescue Among Month's Top Stories

Also, more women say a Highland Park chiropractor abused them and changes on the city council and at D113.