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Waukegan Y to close:

Lake County Family YMCA will close its two branch facilities in Vernon Hills and Waukegan today due to financial difficulties. However, the Vernon Hills branch will remain open as the Lakeside Fitness Center owned and operated by the Vernon Hills Park District. The Waukegan YMCA will close at 1 p.m. today. Contributions of $47,000 received by the Save Our Y campaign will be refunded. YMCA members can transfer at no cost to the Kenosha YMCA Callahan Family Branch in Kenosha; Hasting Lake YMCA, Lindenhurst; Foglia YMC, Lake Zurich; or, North Suburban YMCA Northbrook.

Bartlett meeting change:

The Bartlett village board has rescheduled its next meeting to Wednesday, Jan. 2, because of the New Year's holiday. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at village hall, 228 S. Main St. An agenda for the meeting can be found at

The future of our water:

An overview of current and future water availability will be the topic at the monthly meeting of the Lake-to-Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones at the Fremont Public Library, 1170 North Midlothian Road, Mundelein. The meeting takes place from 7 to 8:45 p. …