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Kristin Grant, a history teacher at Glencoe Central School, is one of six teachers who won the Kennedy Center-Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award. | Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

History teacher recognized for inspiring students to act

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Things to do around the North Shore today, April 23

Head to the theater or to a ballroom dance class with our picks of the top ten things to do around the North Shore today.

(From left) Kylee Hennes, Isabelle Roberts of Glencoe, Jenn Gambatese, Nicole Scimeca of Park Ridge, Julia Schweizer, Michael Harp and Brady Tutton play six of the seven von Trapp children and their governess, Maria, in Lyric Opera's "The Sound of Music." |  Todd Rosenberg Photography

Local girls cast as von Trapp children in Lyric Opera’s ‘Sound of Music’

When Lyric Opera called for young people to audition for the seven von Trapp children in its spring production of “The Sound of Music,” a whopping 227 showed up.

Wight & Company’s proposed renovation to the west side of New Trier High School’s Winnetka campus includes creating a new student plaza and modeling the entryway after the familiar south side of the building. | Provided

New Trier to address contract, construction manager Wednesday

At the request of a board member ,the New Trier High School Board of Education will allow a couple extra days before approving a construction manager and architectural contract...

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How to plan the perfect music for your wedding

The right music can make or break a party, and you definitely won't want to suffer through a bad musical lineup during a party as special as...

Jenna Benn Shersher originally of Glencoe, founder, and husband David | Lee A. Litas/for Sun-Times Media

Twist out Cancer aims to give the disease the brush

The online support community that is Twist Out Cancer held its original fundraiser, “Brushes with Cancer,” at the former Chez Paree nightclub in Chicago on April 10

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Compromised security: How strong was that email password?

In the wake of the Heartbleed computer virus, you might have been busily changing passwords for email accounts. ProPublica explains how Heartbleed and other Internet bugs like...

Police Blotter: Glencoe resident reports attempted burglary on Sheridan

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Glencoe Police Department

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam of Chicago (from left), with gala co-chairmen Nancy Kehoe of Winnetka and Roberta Olshansky of Glencoe, and Executive Director Kathryn Lipuma of Elmhurst | Photo by Robert Carl

WordPlay raises $700,000 for Writers Theatre

Writers Theatre’s annual WordPlay Gala 2014 raised a record-setting $700,000 at a celebratory evening supporting the company’s artistic and education programs.

Our gallery features archive photos of Ravinia Festival, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and many of this year's performers in prior shows in the Chicago area.

Complete 2014 Ravinia Festival Schedule

Here is the complete 2014 Ravinia Festival Schedule

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