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Skokie poised to increase water rate for residents 2019-07-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 2019, p. 7 Public utilities, Lockerby, John, Water supply, Skokie Village Board, Taxation
Officials: Evanston taking 'oppressive action' 2017-10-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 26, 2017, p. 4 Public utilities, Evanston, Bobkiewicz, Wally, Water supply, Van Dusen, George
Skokie to raise water rates by 7.5% 2018-07-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 2018, p. 6 Public utilities, Lockerby, John, Schmidt, Bill, Water supply, Taxation, Skokie Village Board
No major emergencies reported in Skokie during severe cold days 2019-02-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 2019, p. 7 Skokie Public Works Department, Tennes, Ann, Bobkiewicz, Wally, Water supply, weather
Evanston water flows to Niles, Morton Grove customers 2019-01-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 2019, p. 7 Evanston, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie
Evanston-Skokie water lawsuits 2019-01-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 3, 2019, p. 4 Evanston, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie
Water rates stay up: Willens' demands unheeded 1965-07-01 Sherwin Willens urged a more conservative fiscal policy at Village Board meeting. The News, Thursday, July 1, 1965, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Willens, Sherwin, Water supply
Water rate hike approved by board 2017-07-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 27, 2017, p. 7 Lockerby, John, Water supply, Prendi, Julian, Skokie Village Board
Evanston, Skokie attorneys appear in court over water lawsuit 2018-09-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 20, 2018, p. 5 Evanston, Gamrath, Judge, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie, Ruggie, Alexandra, Lorge, Michael
Skokie's lawsuit against Evanston to continue 2018-08-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2018, p. 8 Evanston, Kocoras, Judge Charles, Tennes, Ann, Bobkiewicz, Wally, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie
Skokie sues Evanston over cost of water 2018-06-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 28, 2018, p. 4 Evanston, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie
Evanston seeks dismissal of Skokie's water lawsuit 2018-08-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 23, 2018, p. 5 Evanston, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie, Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, Dicianni and Krafthefer P.C., Price, Derke, Hagerty, Steve
Small water rate hike included in new Skokie budget 2011-06-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2011 , p. 6 Water supply, Rigoni, Al
Skokie duo shows new recycling way 2009-08-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 27, 2009, p. 13 Recycling, Garcia, Carole, Water supply, Garcia, Louie
Water rates hiked nearly 10 percent 2009-06-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 25, 2009, p. 5 Water supply,
Village Notes 2008-11-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 13, 2008, p. 6 Congregation Or Torah, Skokie Board of Trustees, Ordinances, Water supply
Plants take note of meds reported in U.S. water 2008-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 2008, p. 5 Drugs, Stoneback, Dave, Water supply
Conservationist set to make impact on MWRD Board 2006-04-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 13, 2006, p. 10 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD), Elections, Water supply, Shore, Debra
Follow restrictions 2005-07-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 7, 2005, p. 14 Ordinances, Water supply, weather, Editorial
Trustees OK water rate hike 2004-06-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 17, 2004, p. 14 Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie - Fees and fines, Nowak, Robert, Water supply
Dry cold breaks 59 mains 2003-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 2003, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie Public Works Department, Water supply, weather, Scher, Jean
Break prompts closing 2003-01-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 30, 2003, p. 3 Skokie Public Works Department, Public School District 73 - Buildings, Water supply, East Prairie School
Skokie trustees approve first water rate hike since 1994 2002-05-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 16, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie - Fees and fines, Water supply
Trustees trim water hike plan 2002-04-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 25, 2002, p. 10 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie - Fees and fines, Water supply, McCabe, Frank
Water hike eyed 2002-04-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 18, 2002, p. 3 Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie - Fees and fines, Water supply, Van Dusen, George, Rigoni, Al
Security tightened at water intake plant 2001-10-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 11, 2001, p. 5 Safety devices and measures, Figurelli, Richard, Rubin, Max, Water supply
Village plugs water losses 2000-01-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 13, 2000, p. 3 Water supply,
Lake water is musty again 1999-06-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 10, 1999, p. 8 Water supply,
State sets cap on water use 1998-07-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 16, 1998, p. 9 Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Water supply
Water main break cost awaited 1998-01-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 1998, p. 10 Crawford Avenue, Water supply, Oakton Street, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Mussels making annual sojourn to Skokie : Water is still 100% OK for drinking 1997-08-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 14, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Pest control, Water supply
Unpleasant water not dangerous 1997-08-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 7, 1997, p. 4 Water supply,
Mussel beach : Humans learn to live with alien aquatic creatures 1997-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 1997, p. 87 Water supply, Zebra mussels, Wildlife
Water work starts in April 1997-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 1997, p. 3 DiPaolo Co., Water supply, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Skokie, Evanston settle suit over water rates 1997-02-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 6, 1997, p. 3 Evanston, Crum, Roger D., Litigation, Skokie, Water supply, Rigoni, Al
Water suit still in discovery 1996-11-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 28, 1996, p. 14 Evanston, Crum, Roger D., Litigation, Skokie, Water supply, Rigoni, Al
Foul-tasting water a summer specialty 1996-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 1996, p. 5 Lake Michigan, Water supply, Zebra mussels
Village logs more water complaints 1996-09-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 12, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 7 Water supply,
Mussels could be causing water woes 1996-09-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 5, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Huckleberry, Lowell, Water supply, Skokie
Water rate suit moves to next phase 1996-03-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 7, 1996, p. 3 Evanston, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie
Suit holds water : Meanwhile, rate hike maintained 1996-03-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 7, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Evanston, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie
Cold cracks water pipes 1996-02-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 8, 1996, p. 9 North Shore Hilton, Water supply, Willing, Mark, weather
Skokie sues Evanston over water contract 1995-12-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 28, 1995, p. 10 Evanston, Water supply, Skokie
Evanston asks court to dismiss Skokie water suit 1995-11-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 2, 1995, p. 7 Evanston, Litigation, Szczepaniak, Jim, Water supply, Skokie
Water price drops; impact unknown 1995-10-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 5, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Evanston, Water supply, Skokie, Anderson, Eric, Rigoni, Al
Skokie reviewing water offer 1995-09-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 28, 1995, p. 4 Evanston, Nowak, Robert, Water supply
Skokie water rate trimmed by Evanston 1995-09-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 21, 1995, p. 3 Evanston, Northwest Water Commission, Water supply, Anderson, Eric, Gorell, Jacqueline
Skokie sues Evanston on water rates 1995-09-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 14, 1995, p. 3 Evanston, Northwest Water Commission, Morton, Lorraine, Skokie, Water supply, Rigoni, Al, Gorell, Jacqueline
Suit seeks to stem water rate debate 1995-09-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 14, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Evanston, Stack, Tom, Litigation, Skokie, Water supply, Illinois Commerce Commission
$5.6 million flows into water upgrade 1995-04-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 13, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Water supply,
Water main mishap floods basements 1994-12-08 A main break in Skokie's water system may have caused sewer backups in Morton Grove. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 8, 1994, p. 13 Sewers and sewage disposal, Water supply, Morton Grove
Water everywhere; which one to pick? 1994-06-09 Skokie is looking for a new source of water because its 30 year contract with Evanston has expired. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 9, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Evanston, Water supply, Skokie
Evanston-Skokie water talks drag 1994-04-28 Evanston and Skokie are having difficulty negotiating water costs. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 28, 1994, p. 18 Evanston, Water supply, Skokie
Water rates hiked; pact in dispute 1993-12-23 Negotiations between Skokie and Evanston over the cost of water are not going well. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 23, 1993, p. 3 Evanston, Water supply
Water will cost more next year 1993-12-23 Negotiations between Skokie and Evanston over the cost of water are not going well. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 23, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Evanston, Water supply
Skokie passes lead test after all 1992-07-30 Skokie's lead levels have been tested and the results are well below EPA limits. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 30, 1992, p. 3 Pollution - Water, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Water supply
New, more accurate water meters on tap 1991-10-24 Many Skokie residents will receive new water meters during the next year. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 24, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply,
Sprinkling rules in place 1991-05-30 New restrictions on yard watering are in effect this year from May 15 to September 15. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 30, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Ordinances, Water supply
Skokie water rate fee to increase this fall 1989-07-13 Village trustees approved higher water rate fees which will take effect October 15. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 13, 1989, p. 6 Skokie - Fees and fines, Water supply
Water restrictions are coming-like it or not 1989-05-18 Skokie has never had any restrictions on lawn sprinkling but will impose them as soon as new rules put in place by the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Water Resources take effect. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 18, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Department of Transportation, Water supply, Laws and regulations
Skokie faces possible fine for wasting water 1989-04-27 Skokie is among a group of suburbs facing possible fines from the state if they can not cut down on millions of gallons of Lake Michigan water which are wasted each year. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 27, 1989, p. 8 Lake Michigan, Water supply
Drought doesn't dry up sprinklers 1988-06-16 Skokie officials are not banning lawn watering or car washing despite the current drought conditions in the area. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 1988, p. 5 Water supply, weather
Despite restrictions, drought not bad-yet 1988-06-09 Despite hot, dry weather, Skokie, which buys its water from Evanston, has no sprinkling restrictions. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 9, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply, weather
Skokie Village Board 1985-09-26 The Skokie Board of Trustees has reached an agreement with Evanston that will bring Skokie residents water at a reduced price. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 26, 1985, p. 5 Evanston, Water supply
Users pay less than suppliers 1984-03-22 Water rates will go up this year, but will still be lower than rates in surrounding communities. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 22, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply,
Skokie to get $65,000: Water work suite dismissed 1983-07-31 A lawsuit filed by the Northwest Water Commission against the Village of Skokie was dismissed on July 26. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 31, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Northwest Water Commission, Litigation, Water supply, Skokie
Village OKs road work funds 1983-02-13 Village trustees have approved $350,000 for a $1.6 million improvement project at the intersection of Gross Point and Golf Roads. The project involves a water main which will connect Lake Michigan with four northwestern suburbs. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, February 13, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Gross Point Road, Streets, Water supply, Golf Road
Water pipe job to slow traffic 1982-03-28 Construction work started this week on a water main installation and street improvement project in the Church-Gross Point area. Skokie officials warn of possible traffic delays in the area while work is completed. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 28, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply, Streets - Maintenance and repair
Village objects to water mains 1982-01-07 The Village of Skokie objects to the Northwest Water Commission's proposal to install a water main along Golf Road in Skokie. The News, Thursday, January 7, 1982, p. 3 Northwest Water Commission, Water supply
Skokians left without water 1981-11-05 Portions of Skokie were left without water on November 2 after a malfunction at the Evanston water treatment plant. The News, Thursday, November 5, 1981, p. 3 Water supply,
The main problem 1981-11-05 Five Skokie water mains broke simultaneously on November 2 due to a control device in Evanston that malfunctioned. Residents in the affected area were told to boil drinking and cooking water for 24 hours. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 5, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply,
Meter installation now well ahead of schedule 1981-09-17 The village of Skokie has installed more than one third of new outside water meter-reading devices. The News, Thursday, September 17, 1981, p. 2 Water supply,
Water detection system unveiled 1981-07-05 Skokie has become the first municipality in Illinois to operate its own computerized water leak location system. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, July 5, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply,
Meter man's coming 1981-05-14 The village has begun installation of outside water meter-reading devices. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 14, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public utilities, Water supply
Try to find 'Lost' water 1981-01-15 The village board is trying to reduce "wasted water" by allocating $35,000 for the purchase of water leak detection equipment. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 15, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply,
Thirst quencher: Water allocation will cause no dry throats in Skokie 1980-12-21 The water allocations set by the state should not cause a shortage of water in the village. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, December 21, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Water supply,
Ordinances 1979-03-08 An ordinance establishing water rates for the Village. The News, Thursday, March 8, 1979, p. 21 Ordinances, Water supply
Skokie boosts some water rates 1968-06-20 Skokie raises water rates to $3.28 per 1,000 cubic feet of use. The News, Thursday, June 20, 1968, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Water supply
Skokie water boils 1966-06-02 Rebate of water rate overcharges ordered by courts. The News, Thursday, June 2, 1966, p. 1 Water supply,
Skokie ordered: Defend water overcharges 1964-01-30 Court orders Village to explain increase in water rates. The News, Thursday, January 30, 1964, p. 3 Skokie Board of Trustees, Water supply, Courts
OK $1.65 mil in water bonds 1964-01-09 Trustees approve $1.65 million water revenue bond. The News, Thursday, January 9, 1964, p. 28 Skokie Board of Trustees, Water supply
Willens takes Skokie to court: Suit claims illegal water overcharges 1963-10-31 Sherwin Willens files suit against Village for water overcharges. The News, Thursday, October 31, 1963, p. 1 Willens, Sherwin, Water supply, Skokie, Courts
Water rate up, OK 9 firemen 1960-01-21 Skokie water rates to increase 1 1/2 cents per 100 cubic feet. The News, Thursday, January 21, 1960, p. 6 Water supply,