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  • Dist. 300 ensemble books parade gig Jul 2, 2014 2:05 PM
    The Dundee Middle School Street Ensemble in which kids learn music by beating garbage cans, paint buckets, metal chairs, pots and pans and the like, has booked a parade gig at Sleepy Hollow’s Fourth of July Celebration. The parade steps off at 11:30 a.m. What’s special about the ensemble is it's open to any student, regardless of musical ability or knowledge, according to an email from Matthew Bishop, the ensemble’s director and the school’s music teacher.

     
  • Hampshire couple says thank you to the community Jun 4, 2014 3:27 PM
    Bob and Gina Pearson of Hampshire would like to thank the community for its support after Bob was injured in an automobile accident.

     
  • Program to paint Carpentersville homes needs applicants Apr 30, 2014 1:39 PM
    Carpentersville is looking for certain groups of people in the village who need help painting their homes. Every September, the village’s Paint-A-Thon committee paints the exteriors of three or four homes for seniors and disabled veterans. Applications for those who would like to be considered for the program are now available in Carpentersville.

     
  • Algonquin helps residents declutter Apr 2, 2014 3:20 PM
    April is the month for spring cleaning in Algonquin, so if you’ve got a pile of furniture, grills, old clothes and toys, now’s your chance to purge. The village is offering a cleanup program for single-family homes and townhouses that receive residential refuse and recycling services.

     
  • Knock some pins down to aid Shop with a Cop Mar 26, 2014 1:38 PM
    Associated Bank is sponsoring a charity fundraiser for next year's Shop With A Cop Dundee Township event called "9 Pins for Kids" at 2 p.m. April 5 at Liberty Lanes in Carpentersville. The Shop with a Cop organization takes needy kids shopping for Christmas gifts.

     
  • Get ready for St. Paddy’s Day Mar 5, 2014 12:26 PM
    It’s almost time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in East Dundee. The annual Thom McNamee Memorial St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Rosie O’Hare’s Pub on Water Street, before marchers head to Bandito Barney’s on North River Street. The grandstand will be held at Barrington Avenue and River Street.

     
  • Hampshire church works to help injured man Feb 5, 2014 2:46 PM
    Zion United Methodist Church in Hampshire is organizing a charity dance and raffle March 1 to benefit the family of Bob Pearson. Pearson, winner of the Daily Herald’s 2011 Fittest Loser contest and a Hampshire resident, was involved in a serious automobile accident Oct. 26.

     
  • Facebook campaigns rallying for Carpentersville girl with cancer Jan 29, 2014 2:26 PM
    Weronika Zeliszczak, a 7-year-old girl battling leukemia, is the subject of a pair of Facebook campaigns her mother and teacher have launched to support her. One campaign aims to send cards to the girl for completing chemotherapy, while the other encourages people to support her by "liking" her picture.

     
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills firefighters raising money for kids’ coats Dec 4, 2013 1:19 PM
    The firefighters in the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District invite you to help them secure new, American-made winter coats for needy, at-risk children. They have joined forces with Operation Warm, a national non-profit foundation whose mission is finding new coats for children.

     
  • Season of giving living up to its name Nov 20, 2013 1:09 PM
    “Food Court Wars,” which has been filming an upcoming episode at Spring Hill Mall, recently partnered with West Dundee to hold a food drive Sunday at the fire station on Carrington Drive.

     
  • Still going strong after 50 years Nov 14, 2013 3:01 PM
    Immanuel Lutheran Church of East Dundee is holding a celebration this weekend to honor the Rev. Bruce Meissner, who is celebrating 50 years as a pastor within the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, which includes the church. Meissner now serves as the Immanuel’s associate pastor of visitation.

     
  • Remembering our veterans Nov 8, 2013 9:59 AM
    It turns out Saturday, Nov. 9 will be another day in which we can honor our veterans. St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in West Dundee will honoring past and present veterans at 7 p.m. at the church, 845 W. Main St.

     
  • Lots of Halloween events coming up to keep you busy Oct 23, 2013 1:48 PM
    Halloween is almost here and in case you don’t have plans elsewhere, and there are several related activities going on in the community this weekend. First up is the Dundee Township Park District, which is holding Hallow-Palooza from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Rakow Center, 665 Barrington Avenue in Carpentersville.

     
  • Deadline looming for service award nominations Oct 2, 2013 3:10 PM
    West Dundee, in conjunction with the Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce, is trying to recognize volunteers by creating the West Dundee Community Service Award. You have until Friday, Oct. 4, to submit nomination forms. The program offers the village a chance to recognize those who make West Dundee a better place to live through their hard work.

     
  • Proceeds from sales benefit breast cancer patients Sep 25, 2013 1:51 PM
    Carpentersville’s full-time firefighters are selling T-shirts to benefit breast cancer patients at Advocate Sherman Hospital and Presence St. Joseph Hospital, which are both in Elgin. The shirts come in black and blue. A regular T-shirt costs $10, while a hoodie is $25.

     
  • Learn Dundee history while you eat Sep 12, 2013 2:50 PM
    In the Neighborhood Meet Market Cafe opened in East Dundee earlier this month and its sandwiches give you a chance to learn all about the area's history while you eat. That's because the sandwiches are named after historical figures, institutions and pillars in the Dundee and Carpentersville communities.

     
  • Dundee Rotary Club holding raffle to support the community Sep 4, 2013 12:17 PM
    The Dundee Township Rotary Club is sponsoring a special “Thanks Giving Back” raffle to support community efforts and local high school scholarships. Members will be selling the $20 tickets this Saturday and Sunday at the Walgreens in West Dundee, routes 31 and 72.

     
  • W. Dundee has joined Twitter and Facebook Aug 7, 2013 2:29 PM
    In keeping with its recent social media kick, West Dundee joined Twitter Aug. 1, the same day the village launched its presence on Facebook, as well as an online service request system that lets residents report minor issues.

     
  • Free backpacks for kids in need Aug 2, 2013 8:05 AM
    The Outreach Fellowship Christian Center in East Dundee, is holding its inaugural Back to School Rally: School Supplies for Kids beginning at noon Saturday. This event helps ensure students receive backpacks. All activities are free for residents.

     
  • E. Dundee police chief explains police escort Jul 17, 2013 2:12 PM
    Earlier this week, the East Dundee village board signed off on a redevelopment agreement and industrial subdivision plan that lets Insurance Auto Auctions open a new location in the village. While trustees say the plan will bring jobs and revenue to the village, people in neighboring Barrington Hills fear the company will pollute their groundwater from fluids that leak from the vehicles.

     
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