Rich Glennie

05/20/2015 - 9:32am
There’s a fine line between being anal retentive and having a routine. I’m not sure when, or if, I crossed that line, but I’m getting some hints. Twice recently I have been approached by people who say they judge how well their morning commutes are going by where they see me on my two-mile route around town, especially coming west on 10th Street. If I’m down by Casey...
05/20/2015 - 9:21am
While the Lincoln Park street reconstruction project did not get started on time, the Glencoe City Council Monday night approved a deferred assessment resolution to help strapped homeowners pay for those street and utility assessments. City Administrator Mark Larson said Duininck Brothers was scheduled to start the reconstruction of streets and...
05/06/2015 - 9:46am
“Free-range kids.” I heard the term recently, and it took me a while to compose myself after the laughter. Free-range kids seems to be a new derogatory term where parents allow their children to run around unattended or not on a short enough leash. Parents can now be chastised by police and society for being bad parents. How dare...
04/22/2015 - 9:16am
Even before the Lincoln Park street reconstruction project in Glencoe got under way, it has increased in price. Monday night, the Glencoe City Council approved a $15,493 change order that increased the cost of the project to $5.868 million, but it won’t cost homeowners any additional money in assessments, according to Justin Black, city...
04/22/2015 - 9:13am
The Glencoe City Council waived a number of Glencoe Days permits and fees at Monday night’s meeting after Glencoe Days spokesman Jon Van Damme made a brief presentation. Van Damme said Glencoe Days will return to its old format after last year’s flooding washed out the June event. An abbreviated version was held in conjunction with...
04/15/2015 - 8:54am
The silence has been deafening. There has been little said by the general public about the May 12 Glencoe-Silver Lake school bond referendum, which is less than a month away. Few people have attended the informational meetings, few people have toured the school facilities to see the space problems first hand, and few people are even talking...
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