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Posted on: October 28, 2020

The Village of Hawthorn Woods Adopts Sustainability Plan

Hawthorn Woods sustainability plan

The Board of Trustees for the Village of Hawthorn Woods proudly announces the adoption of The Hawthorn Woods Sustainability Plan, a strategic roadmap that will deliver  necessary progress for audit and implementation of sustainable principles ove...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Lock It or Lose It

Lock It or Lose It

In the recent weeks Lake County has experienced a rise in car-related thefts. Crime prevention is everyone’s responsibility. The Hawthorn Woods Police Department reminds residents that by simply locking the doors of your vehicle and by taking va...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

The Village of Hawthorn Woods Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Welcome Katreina York

The Village of Hawthorn Woods is pleased to announce Katreina York as its new Chief Financial Officer. Katreina joins the Village from the City of Chicago, where she served for the last five years. Katreina has served as the Assistant Director of Finance ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Dark Sky: What Is Light Pollution?

Light Pollution Before and After

Light pollution is the inappropriate or excessive use of artificial light. As a designated International Dark Sky Community, the Village of Hawthorn Woods is committed to preserving and protecting our night sky from the negative effects of artificial ligh...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

About Us

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On March 10, 1958, the formation of the Village of Hawthorn Woods was approved by a unanimous vote of the 71 residents who formed the original residents of our community. Hawthorn Woods became Lake County’s 31st municipality and quickly distingu...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Hawthorn Woods In Bloom

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The Village of Hawthorn Woods joined the America in Bloom national environmental effort in 2018 and formed its own local chapter in 2019 called Hawthorn Woods in Bloom. America in Bloom is a national non-profit organization which provides communities with...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

An International Dark Sky Community

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The Village of Hawthorn Woods is designated as an International Dark Sky Community by the International Dark-Sky Association.  In 2020, the Village of Hawthorn Woods was the second community in the state of Illinois to receive this prestigious de...

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