The Lake Bluff Letter - August 5, 2022

The Lake Bluff Letter - August 5, 2022

Scenes from Lake Bluff

An aspiring racer warms up before last weekend's Lake Bluff Criteirum.

Taken by Madeleine Hermes. Licensed under CC BY 4.0.

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Village and Community Updates

LET'S GET POPPING! After a two year hiatus, Lake Bluff's famous Corn Roast is BACK! Get some of the first corn of the season FREE on Friday, August 12 courtesy of the Lake Bluff Firemen's Association and the Farmers Market.


VIADUCT REOPENING. Daily closures of the Scranton Avenue viaduct will finish no later than 4 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday). Closures this week were necessary to repair rusted sections of the bridge support system. 


CART REFRESH WRAPPING UP. Groot is set to finish delivering new landfill and recycling carts. If your cart situation isn't taken care of by Monday, August 8, call Groot at (877) 404-7668. This replacement is part of the Village's updated residential waste, recycling, and composting program.

DAY ON THE FARM. Once a year, local art and history enthusiasts have a chance to tour Crab Tree Farm's historic grounds and exclusive collection of American Arts and Crafts furnishings. This year's tours will be held Saturday, September 17 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased from the Lake Bluff History Museum.

BIKE PATH BRIDGE CLOSURE. The Robert McClory Bike Path will detour in Lake Forest until August 16. Click here for more information.

Board and Committee Actions

For more information, visit the Village's meeting packets and videos page. Agendas and meeting materials are typically available the Friday before a meeting; videos within a week after the meeting; and minutes after they are approved at the next meeting of the public body. Not all meetings are recorded on video. Click here for details on how to participate remotely.

Recent Architectural Board of Review Meeting (August 2, 7 p.m.) The ABR approved a modified sign permit application for Fit 2 Defend Academy (419 W. Washington Ave.)


The Village Board meeting scheduled for Monday, August 8 is cancelled.

The Historic Preservation Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 10 is cancelled.


There are no public meetings scheduled the week of August 8.

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