Charges filed in domestic battery case
A 36-year old Wheeling man was charged with aggravated domestic battery and one count of aggravated domestic battery involving strangling following an argument with his now ex-girlfriend, a 38-year-old woman from Wheeling. Police reports say the woman became upset because after an argument his car was blocking hers. Reports say she tried to wake the man by slapping and punching him. The argument continued later in the day during which time the man said the woman tried to retrieve firearms from his backpack. He told police he had to physically restrain her to keep her from getting to the backpack. The woman said the man choked her during the struggle but did not want to press charges. She also admitted to striking him earlier in the day. The couple was staying at a home on Highland Grove in Buffalo Grove while its owners were on vacation.
Fraud – A resident went to use her Macy’s card, which she thought had a zero balance, but found there was a $1,800 purchase on it.
Noise complaint --- A resident in the 700 block of Grove Drive complained about noise coming from neighboring children. She was told to discuss the matter with the homeowners’ association.
The Grinch lives – A resident in the 600 block of Dunhill Drive reported that his Christmas lights valued at $70 were stolen.
Buzzed out – A resident called police about a noise coming from an adjoining apartment. Police found that air trapped in a toilet fill valve was causing a plumbing vibration. The officer opened the value to stop the noise. At least it was children making the noise.
Stupid is, as stupid does – Slow week on the roads. Police report one arrest for DUI, and one for operating a motor vehicle without a license.
Special trash pick-up schedule set
Due to the New Year's holiday, residents who have normal waste/refuse pickup on Wednesday will have their pickup on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Normal Thursday pickup will occur on Friday, and Friday pickup will move to Saturday.
Holiday light recycling available
Residents who are looking for a way to get rid of old holiday lights can dispose of them by dropping them off to be recycled at either Village Hall, 50 Raupp Blvd. or the Police Department, 46 Raupp Blvd. through March 31, 2020.
EPA Grants Will Help Improve Water Quality in Lake County
The Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) was recently awarded a $1.2 million Section 319 grant by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to implement seven projects identified in local watershed-based plans. These projects will reduce non-point source pollution and improve water quality in the Des Plaines River, North Branch Chicago River, and Fox River watersheds. Learn more
Village Board meeting Jan. 6
The next regular meeting of the Buffalo Grove Village Board is at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 in the Jeffrey Braiman Council Chambers at Village Hall, 50 Raupp Blvd.
Happy New Year!!
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Here are links to the student newspapers at Stevenson and Buffalo Grove high schools.
Buffalo Grove High School Charger
Stevenson High School Statesman
Wheeling High School Spokesman
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