Prescription Drugs Take Back Day

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Coalition for Healthy Communities are sponsoring Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Sat., Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fremont Twp. Administration Center. This one-day event will provide residents with no cost anonymous collection of unwanted and expired medicines.

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On Sept. 13th,  Village Homesteading Mundelein will host the annual Garden Tasting from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Fremont Township Community Garden — the perfect backdrop for the free, family-friendly event. Guests are encouraged to bring samples from their garden — raw, fermented, canned, dried, in a salad, cooked with rice…whatever works best!…

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Fremont Township - John C. Frémont

The Naming of Fremont Township
By Diana Dretske
Lake County Discovery Museum

In 1850, when the township form of government was adopted in Lake County, each township set about selecting a name. In the township that would become Fremont, located between Libertyville and Wauconda, the names initially suggested were Hale, Gilmer, Fort Hill, Seneca, Haddam and Tickleville.

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The election of Federal, State and County officials will be on the November 4 General Election ballot. Fremont Township voters can visit www.LakeVoterPower.info for one click access to all election information after confirming voter registration with your address. The Voter Power landing page offers links to districts serving your address, current elected officials, a preview…

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Community Garden graphic

Village Homesteading Mundelein is holding a Fall & Winter Gardening Tips event on Saturday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Fremont Township Community Garden – 22385 W. Route 60 in Mundelein, IL. Learn how to keep your garden growing through fall and get a jumpstart on next spring’s greens!

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Recycle your old sneakers

Every year, across the globe, millions of pairs of shoes end up in landfills, creating a lot of waste. Much of what we consider unwanted waste can actually be recycled or repurposed. Fremont Township is happy to partner with SWALCO to keep these materials from being thrown out. It is estimated that 85% or more…

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History book with Fremont Township chapter

“The history of a community is to a large extent embodied in the lives of its great men. There are few history-making changes that are due wholly to natural cause, most of them being if not entirely at least greatly influenced by human agency.

In this particular the Town of Fremont is no exception.”

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Ivanhoe Church historic photo

The Story of A Community’s Involvement In the Abolition Movement and the Welcoming of A Slave Family by Courtney Wilhelm (Photos courtesy of Lake County Discovery Museum. Click on images to enlarge.) As a fourth generation resident of Fremont Township in Northern Illinois, I grew up hearing stories about the local community. Legends, or tall tales…

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