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Dear editors: Wilmette’s NIMBY opposition to Northlight Theatre [Neighborhood News, June 17] has a precursor in the 19th century. The town’s citizenry virtually ejected an institution known as the Railroad Men’s Home during the mid-1890s because they deemed it undesirable to their suburban pretensions. The facility relocated to Highland Park in 1896. There it was […]