Chicago suburb may lose harbor

Published on April 7th, 2013

Hundreds of North Shore boaters and Sheridan Shore Yacht Club in Wilmette, Illinois may be a club without a harbor this summer after the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District rejected the lease bid (on Apr 4) from the group that has managed Wilmette Harbor for 75 years. The 4-3 vote marked a dramatic turn in the two-year debate over the management of the 300-slip harbor nestled between the Baha’i Temple and Lake Michigan. After the meeting, water reclamation district Executive Director David St. Pierre said it’s unlikely that a new tenant could take over the lease in time for boating season. – Chicago Tribune, read on

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