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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Veterans Day Presentation November 11

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The New Trier Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4831, in conjunction with the Winnetka Community House, the Winnetka Park District, the Winnetka Club, and Boy Scout Troops 18 & 20 will hold a Veterans Day Presentation on November 11 at 5 PM in the Garden ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Halloween Trick-or-Treating Guidelines

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Halloween is Sunday, October 31. Trick-or-treat hours will be from 2 PM until 6 PM. Residents who choose to participate are encouraged to illuminate the outside of their home to let children know they are welcome.  Parents are encouraged to walk ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Leaf Collection: October 18-November 29

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The Village’s annual curbside leaf collection program will run from October 18 until November 29, 2021. Residents may rake their leaves to the parkway just inside the edge of the curb for collection by the Village. Please do not rake leaves into the stree...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Pumpkin Composting Event on November 3

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In a continuing effort to expand environmental initiatives, the Village of Winnetka is hosting a one-day pumpkin collection/composting event. Residents can drop pumpkins off at 1390 Willow Road from 9 AM to 1 PM on Wednesday, November 3. Pumpkins will be ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Please Walk Bikes in Business Districts

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In order to make our business districts safer for everyone, the Village has partnered with School District 36 to ask bicycle riders to walk their bikes on sidewalks in the business districts. The Village posted signs along Elm Street, Chestnut Street, and...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Small Business Saturday: November 27

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Support local businesses and shop local on Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 27 from 10 AM - 4 PM: 

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Fall Message from the Chief of Police

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Some fall reminders for everyone who is back to school:

  • When driving in a school zone, obey the posted speed limit; be mindful of buses with an extended stop-arm and flashing red lights.
  • There are many advantages to walking to school. However, children unde...
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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Donor Bricks Available for Pickup

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Following the completion of the Downtown Streetscape project in the East Elm business district this summer, donor/memorial paver bricks from 1994 that were removed from the northwest and northeast corners of the intersection of Lincoln and Elm streets can...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Winnetka Farmers’ Market

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The Winnetka Farmers' Market is open every Saturday from 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM in the south parking lot adjacent to Village Hall. Find farm fresh produce from four local farms and vendors selling homemade pesto and olive oil, baked goods, flowers, and more! ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Electric Department Performing Line Clearance (Tree Trimming)

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The pruning of trees near overhead utility lines is important for public safety and reliable electric utility service, as trees are a leading cause of power outages. Asplundh Tree Experts has been hired to perform line clearance work for 2021. All contrac...

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