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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Shermer Sidepath Public Information Meeting

Northbrook News

The Village is hosting a public information meeting on May 19, 4-7pm, at 1657 Shermer Road. The purpose is to share information about the Shermer Sidepath Project, answer questions regarding the project, and collect public feedback regarding the project.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Northbrook Climate Action Plan - Call for Public Review

Northbrook Climate Action Plan

The Village welcomes review and input from the public on the Draft Northbrook Climate Action Plan, available at this webpage. Over the past 6 months, the Climate Action Planning team (made up of a diverse set of community stakeholders and Village staff) h...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Changes to Northbrook 4th of July Events

4th of July

With the consideration of safety first, the Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District have made the decision to cancel, modify, or postpone many of the traditional Independence Day activities.

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Reminders & Updates

COVID-19 Vaccine

Last Updated: April 23

Suburban Cook County In-Home COVID-19 Vaccination

The Cook County Department of Health (CCDPH) is working to integrate mobile home health care vaccination services to reach home-bound individuals who are unable to go to the CCDPH&...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

National Drinking Water Week - May 2-8

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Join the Public Works Department in celebrating water as our most precious natural resource! Have you stopped to think about the luxury of safe tap water being there when you need it? Follow the Village of Northbrook on Facebook to view special &ldquo...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

NICOR Natural Gas Main Upgrades

Construction Alert

In December 2020, NICOR completed upgrades to its natural gas mains on Shermer Road, Meadow Road, and Walters Avenue. Some final work items (hot-mix asphalt paving, pavement paint markings, sod, seeding, permanent sidewalk repairs, etc.) will be completed...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

ParkMobile Cybersecurity Incident

Northbrook News

ParkMobile, the parking payments vendor used for the Village’s commuter lot services, became aware of a cybersecurity incident in March. This incident is linked to a vulnerability in a third-party software utilized by ParkMobile. No Village syst...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Northfield Township Recycling Program

Recycling

Northfield Township’s recycling program has resumed on weekdays from 7am-3pm, excluding holidays, through October 29 at the Road District garage (237 Melvin Drive).. Find more information and a list of accepted items at www.northfieldtownship.co...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

E-Recycling Program

Recycling

The Electronics Recycling program takes place on the first Tuesday (7am-3pm) and first Saturday (9am-noon) of the month. For the safety of staff and attendees, the following protocols have been put in place:

  • The event will be contactless, and residents wil...
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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Voting Information - April 6 Consolidated Election

Voting Information

Get information on voter registration, early voting, voting by mail, and other details for the April 6 Consolidated General Election.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Political Sign Regulations

Northbrook Reminders

The Village often receives inquiries from citizens and political parties asking about regulations for the placement of political signs. For purposes of the April 6 Consolidated General Election, view the following regulations.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Statement from the Village Board

Village Board

The Village of Northbrook is committed to inclusivity and denounces xenophobia and all acts of violence. We are deeply disturbed by the attack in Atlanta, Georgia against the Asian American community. Although the attack happened far from Northbrook, it i...
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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Village Manager Recruitment

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Northbrook's Village President and Board is beginning the recruitment process for the next Northbrook Village Manager.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Late Fees Waived Two Extra Months for Cook County Property Tax Payments

Cook County

Due to a change in the law, property owners have two extra months to pay their First Installment Cook County property tax bills without a late fee, through May 3, 2021. 

Tax bills should start arriving in the mailboxes of the owners soon. Property...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Protect Yourself from Unemployment Scams

Scam Alert

The Northbrook Police Department has seen an increase in unemployment scams and warns residents to be cautious. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a spike in imposters filing claims for unemployment benefits with the names and personal informa...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Snow Clearing Operations & Snow Parking Ban

Northbrook Reminders

The Village’s snow removal operations begin with seven or more trucks spreading de-icing materials on main and secondary streets. As snow begins to accumulate, standby personnel are called in to plow the 539 lane miles of Village owned and maintained stre...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Region 10 Advances to Phase 4 of Restore Illinois

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that Region 10 (suburban Cook County) has advanced from Tier 1 COVID-19 resurgence mitigations to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan, effective immediately. See the announcement here.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Register with CCDPH for COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

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The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) is offering an online registration for individuals to receive regular updates about when and where they can receive the COVID-19 vaccination. This is not a vaccination appointment sign-up form. Vaccine s...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Cook County Warming Centers

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As temperatures drop, it is important to take precautions that prevent hypothermia and frost bite. Residents who do not have adequate heating in their homes are encouraged to visit a warming center. See Cook County's list of warming centers.

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Parkway Tree Trimming Program

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Each year, the Village of Northbrook trims parkway trees using contractual assistance. Trees are trimmed to prevent unnecessary damage during storms, to protect pedestrians and motorists from low hanging branches, to promote the health of the tre...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

2020 Property Tax Levy Approved

Northbrook News

On December 8, 2020, the Village Board approved an ordinance establishing the Village’s 2020 property tax levy. The approved levy is $21,865,790, roughly a $17,000 decrease from 2019.

What are property taxes?A property tax is levied on all real p...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Winter Holiday Reminders

Northbrook Reminders

The Village of Northbrook wishes you happy and safe holidays! However you choose to celebrate, remember the 3 Ws and consider the CDC's recommendations for celebrating safely. Also, please consider spreading joy to our Northbrook businesses by sh...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Support Northbrook Restaurants & Win!

Support Northbrook Businesses

While the State’s most recent COVID-19 mitigation measures temporarily keep us from dining indoors, they won’t keep us from supporting our favorite Northbrook restaurants! Now more than ever, our beloved Northbrook restaurants need our...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Village Board Passes Affordable Housing Plan

Northbrook News

At their December 8, 2020, meeting, the Village Board passed historic amendments to Northbrook’s Affordable Housing Plan in an effort to increase housing opportunities for a diverse population and to provide housing for those who live or work in...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Dundee Road Pavement Restoration - December 9 & 10

Construction Alert

Starting Wednesday, December 9, the Village’s contractor will be conducting pavement restoration due to a prior water main break on the 3300 block of Dundee Road. The restoration of the roadway will be done over two days beginning Wednesday with...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Northbrook Alert

The Northbrook Police have received reports of ruse entry burglaries, a crime where the perpetrator seeks to distract or draw a resident out of their home. These criminals specifically target the elderly and may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electr...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Northbrook Receives GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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The Village of Northbrook is pleased to announce that we have received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for our FY 20/21 budget. This is the 25th consecutive year that the Village ha...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday Reminders

Northbrook Reminders

The Village of Northbrook wishes you a happy and safe Thanksgiving! However you choose to celebrate, keep in mind safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. See the CDC's recommendations for celebrating safely

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

State Issues Additional COVID-19 Mitigations

Northbrook Alert

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced COVID-19 resurgence mitigations for suburban Cook County (Region 10). Region 10 has had eight consecutive days of increases in test positivity and seven days of increased hosp...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

NICOR Natural Gas Main Upgrades - Starting November 2

Construction Alert

Starting Monday, November 2, NICOR will be completing upgrades to its natural gas mains on Shermer Road, Meadow Road, and Walters Avenue. Work is expected to finish in mid-December, weather depending.

  • The work on Shermer Road will be limited to small areas...
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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Signs are Not Permitted in Public Right-of-Way

Northbrook Reminders

Signs are not permitted in the public right-of-way (parkways, easements). See the graphic below to help identify the right-of-way, which may often be confused for private property. 

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Trick-or-Treating Guidelines

Signs for trick-or-treating

Due to COVID-19, Halloween may look different for many residents this year. If your household chooses to trick-or-treat, the Village suggests participants are done by sundown, which is around 6pm.

Please note the following safety guidelines:

  • Do not particip...
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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Village-Wide Northbrook Notify Test - September 29

Emergency Notification Test

For Emergency Preparedness Month, we conducted a Village-wide test of the Northbrook Notify system on Tuesday, September 29, at 10am. Residents and businesses who have signed up, or have landlines, will have received a notification via email, text, and/or...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

New CRS Rating Reduces Flood Insurance Premiums

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The Village was recently reclassified as a Class 6 community by the National Flood Insurance Program through the Community Rating System (CRS). This new rating results in a 20% rate reduction for flood insurance policies issued to Northbrook property owne...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Take Northbrook's Climate Action Survey

CLIMATE ACTION SURVEY

Are you looking to share your ideas on climate action and sustainability in Northbrook? Let the Village know your thoughts by taking our Climate Action Survey. Your answers will help shape Northbrook’s Climate Action Plan priorities.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Back-to-School Reminders: School Bus Safety

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With school back in session, it’s important for drivers to slow down and pay attention when kids are present. When a school bus stops and displays flashing red lights and an extended stop arm, that means children are entering or exiting the bus....

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program

IHDA CARES

IHDA Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMA)

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) developed the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program to support Illinois homeowners unable to pay their mortgages due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. If...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Fireworks Display Canceled

Northbrook News

The 4th of July fireworks display, which was tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, September 5, has been canceled.

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed on Labor Day - Monday, September 7

Northbrook Reminders

Non-Emergency Village Office Closures

In observance of Labor Day, Village Hall and the Public Works Center will be closed on Monday, September 7. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8.

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Northbrook Solar Power Hour

Solar Power Hour

The Village of Northbrook has partnered with Cook County and Solarize Chicago to host a "Solar Power Hour" on Monday, August 17, at 7pm. At this virtual event, the Village will provide an update on sustainability followed by a presentation from ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Pay Cook County Property Taxes from Home

Cook County

Homeowners are encouraged to stay home and pay their Cook County property taxes online instead. To make a payment or download a copy of your tax bill, visit the Cook County Treasurer’s website and select the blue box labeled “Pay Onlin...

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Posted on: July 18, 2020

CCDPH Issues COVID-19 Travel Guidance

Northbrook News

The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has issued travel guidance recommending travelers entering or returning to suburban Cook County from states with high incidence of COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days.  The list of inc...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Actions to Combat a Resurgence of COVID-19

Restore Illinois Update

Updated guidance, developed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, has been released to combat a resurgence of cases in Illinois and maintain progress. "Actions to Combat a Resurgence of COVID-19" outlines three tiers of general and indust...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Village Hall and Public Works Reopen to Public

Northbrook News

Starting Wednesday, July 1, Village Hall and the Public Works Center are open to the public. Village Hall is open weekdays from 8:30am-4:30pm, and the Public Works Center is open weekdays from 7am-3pm.

Members of the public will be required to maintain six...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Phase 4 of Restore Illinois

Restore Illinois

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) released Phase 4 guidelines for residents and businesses. All Illinois regions advanced into Phase 4 of Restore Illinois on June 26.

Phase 4 permits gatherings of 50 or fewer with proper...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Community Outreach - Get Assistance or Volunteer to Help

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In response to COVID-19, the Village of Northbrook has compiled a list of organizations that offer support or are seeking support for those in need - with more options to come!

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

'Northbrook Strong' Small Business Safe Reopening Grant Program

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Businesses that have incurred costs associated with reopening their business can learn about the Northbrook Strong program.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Bike Boulevard Open House - July 8, Virtual

Bike Boulevard Open House

Following the adoption of the Northbrook Master Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, the Village is working to design and install its first bike boulevard! Do you want to help design it? Are you not sure what a bike boulevard is? Please join us for a virtual open...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

A Message from the Northbrook Village Board

Village Board

The Northbrook Village Board is saddened by the acts of violence repeatedly inflicted on the Black community. As leaders of the Village of Northbrook we will not stand silent. We acknowledge the existence of systemic racism and injustice and want to expre...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Statement from the Northbrook Chief of Police

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The Northbrook Police Department treats all people fairly, impartially, and with concern and compassion, to reduce crime and the fear of crime within the community. 

Yes, Northbrook Police Officers enforce the laws, but our officers also provide s...

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Public Safety Alert

Northbrook Alert

The Village of Northbrook is aware of looting expanding into the suburbs. While there have been no reports of looting in Northbrook, we advise residents and businesses to be cautious and avoid unnecessary activities at this time. Additional Northbrook Pol...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois Plan

Restore Illinois

Governor JB Pritzker recently announced a phased, regionally-based plan to reopen the state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. Restore Illinois divides the state into four ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Scam & Burglary Reports in Northbrook

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We’ve received reports of "maintenance worker" scams, where someone poses as a professional needing to do unexpected work on or near your house. Scammers are also posing as employees from the Village’s “Water Depart...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Update from NorthShore University HealthSystem

Safety Tips

NorthShore University HealthSystem reports that, as expected, the hospitals in the system are seeing a steady rise in COVID-19 testing and in confirmed cases. They are working with local governments and faith-based, service, and civic organizations to rea...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Village Earns Silver Designation from SolSmart

SolSmart

The Village of Northbrook has received Silver designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. This designation recognizes the Village for taking bold steps to encourage...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Fiscal Year 20-21 Draft Budget Available

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The Village of Northbrook Finance Department prepares the annual budget, a key financial policy and planning document that outlines anticipated revenues and authorized expenditures. A draft annual budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 (May 1, 2020-April 30...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Premise Alert Program

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The Premise Alert Program notifies the Police and Fire Departments about a family member who may require special assistance or treatment during an emergency at home. Operators at 911 call centers will have access to the information and will share it with ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Person locking front door of home

The Northbrook Police have received reports of ruse entry burglaries, a crime where the perpetrator seeks to distract or draw a resident out of their home. These criminals specifically target the elderly and may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electr...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Get with the 9PM Routine

Pongo the police dog with car keys locking a car door

Prevent theft from your homes and vehicles with the "9PM Routine." This initiative promotes safe habits to make sure you’re protected.

Theft is a crime of opportunity - to avoid becoming a victim, remember to lock and secure your homes, vehicles,...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Statement from the Village Board

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The Village of Northbrook is committed to inclusivity and denounces xenophobia and all acts of violence. We are deeply disturbed by the attack in Atlanta, Georgia against the Asian American community. Although the attack happened far from Northbrook, it i...
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Posted on: January 7, 2021

7 Agencies Helping us Through the Pandemic

Social Service Agencies

As a result of COVID-19, the Village Board offered supplemental contributions to seven local social service and mental health agencies funded by “Northbrook Strong” vehicle sticker donations, budgeted funds, and fine fees.

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Northbrook Strong Neighbor Spotlight

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An active, engaged, and diverse community is what truly makes Northbrook strong - and we want to celebrate that! Do you know any community members who contribute to our Village, inspire others, or have a unique story to tell? Nominate them for a Northbroo...

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