This Week in Libertyville

Each week, Libertyville Patch will summarize the week's top stories, including links to those articles, for your convenience.

A passerby found a body near the far western end of Butler Lake on Friday, according to Libertyville police Sgt. Dennis Meserve.

Libertyville resident and Lake Forest attorney Chris Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Lake County State’s Attorney, surrounded by more than 40 elected officials and supporters Thursday on the steps of Cook Memorial Library in Libertyville. 

Village officials are discussing what to do with the Bolander Building and property on Winchester Road. The building needs capital improvements that may not be justified with the property's low use level, said Village Administrator Kevin Bowens.

District 128 school board members unanimously voted June 27 to allow spending to continue through the summer months while they finished hammering out the details of the fiscal 2012 budget.

Village officials plan to remove the trees and encourage replanting as growing number of ash trees are falling victim to the emerald ash borer.

Twenty artists created artwork using hairspray cans to promote 's production of Hairspray.

The artworks are displayed in the former Amazing Cosmetic location, 605 N. Milwaukee Ave.

The art pieces capture bands and musicians from the 1960s and will be auctioned off when the . Proceeds from the auction will be donated to a local charity.

The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund will host a workshop on July 12 at Libertyville Sports Complex.

It was a beautiful day to enjoy family, friends, weather and fireworks on the Fourth of July in Libertyville.


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