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Sep 15, 2014 2015 Election Petition Packets Available Beginning Tuesday, September 16, 2014 GURNEE, IL  - The April 7, 2015, Consolidated Election will include the following Village of Gurnee offices:     Village Trus...
Sep 8, 2014 Village Adjusts Home-Rule Sales Tax by 0.5%; Dedicates New Revenue to Capital Infrastructure Projects GURNEE, IL – At its regular meeting on Monday, September 8th, the Village Board unanimously approved an ordinance adjusting the Village...
Sep 8, 2014 Gurnee Police Assist with Make-A-Wish Gurnee, IL – Jonah Kolesar is a 7 year old boy from Gurnee who suffers from an autoimmune disorder and wants to become a police officer.  J...
Sep 3, 2014 Gosnell Announced as Village’s New Finance Director GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian C. Gosnell has accepted an offer to serve as the Village’s new Fi...
Sep 3, 2014 Missing Child-Located Gurnee, IL – Our investigation into the missing 7 year old child, Amayrani Brambila, resulted in the Lake County State’s Attorney’s...
Sep 2, 2014 Missing Child Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing child. Amayrani Brambila, 7 years old, was la...
Aug 27, 2014 Gurnee Fire Employee of the Year Announced for the Exchange Club of Gurnee GURNEE, IL – The Gurnee Fire Department Awards Task Force recently convened to review the nomination for the Fire Employee of the Year for the E...
Aug 27, 2014 Gurnee Fire Department Earns 2013 Life Safety Achievement Award GURNEE, IL – The Gurnee Fire Department has been presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for the year 2013 by the National Association of...
Aug 27, 2014 Holiday Roadside Safety Checkpoint Overnight August 30th-31st   Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a Roadside Safety Che...
Aug 16, 2014 Gurnee Police to Conduct Special Labor Day Enforcement Period August 15th - September 1st Gurnee, IL – Beginning August 15th and running through September 1st, the Gurnee Police Department will be conducting additional occupant protec...
Aug 8, 2014 Robbery Information Sought Gurnee, IL  - A robbery occurred at the Daisy Quik Mart, 726 S. Milwaukee Ave (Rt. 21) on 8/4/14 at approximately 4:55 p.m. The offender made a s...
Jul 24, 2014 Gurnee Fire Department Receives $229,000 Federal Grant for Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Upgrades GURNEE, IL – On Friday, July 18th, Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Brad Schneider announced that the Gurnee Fire Department has been...
Jul 11, 2014 Gurnee Police Conclude Drunk Driving and Safety Restraint Special Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL – Beginning June 26th and running through July 6th the Gurnee Police Department conducted enhanced impaired driver and safety restrai...
Jul 9, 2014 Village Bond Rating Upgraded to AAA by Standard & Poor’s FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee has received notice from Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) Rating S...
Jun 20, 2014 Gurnee Police to Conduct Special Independence Day Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL – The Independence Day Holiday is one of the most dangerous in Illinois when it comes to crashes, according to the Illinois Departmen...
Jun 20, 2014 Possession of Child Pornography Gurnee, IL  - Following several weeks of investigation, the Gurnee Police Department has arrested a subject for possession of child pornography....
Jun 13, 2014 Request for Volunteers to Search for Andy Adler Gurnee, IL  - The friends and family of Andy Adler, who went missing from his south side Gurnee home on June 8th, are organizing a search effort...
Jun 11, 2014 Village to Hold Public Meeting to Review the Zoning Ordinance Update Wednesday, June 25th GURNEE, IL –The Village of Gurnee will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Village Hal...
Jun 6, 2014 Arrest Made in Vehicular Hijacking Gurnee, IL  - On June 5, 2014 at 2:45 p.m. Gurnee officers responded to the area of Route 132 and Juniper St. for a reported hit-and-run traffic...
May 30, 2014 Gurnee Police Conclude Drunk Driving and Safety Restraint Special Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL—Beginning May 9th and running through May 26th, 2014 the Gurnee Police Department conducted enhanced impaired driver and safety restr...