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  • Carpentersville park commission has openings Aug 9, 2012 11:07 AM
    The Carpentersville Park Commission is looking for some new blood. If you'd like to join, send a letter of interest to the village hall, to the attention of Village President Ed Ritter. Village hall is at 1200 L.W. Besinger Drive, Carpentersville, IL 60110.

  • See what Fox Performing Arts Center could be at fundraiser Aug 8, 2012 3:09 PM
    As we've reported, Rick Browne, a local architect, is working to convert the old Ziegler's Ace Hardware in West Dundee to the Fox Performing Arts Center, a venue he says will revitalize the downtown and become a hub of activity for local arts groups. The next fundraiser, dubbed "Celebrate the Arts," will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at Otto Engineering, 11 W. Main St., Carpentersville.

  • Fundraiser for kidney recipient raises nearly $1,000 Jul 29, 2012 7:30 AM
    A weekend fundraiser that Wheeling resident Kalin Koychev held for the Saavedra family so far, has raised about $850. Moreover, that dollar amount is expected to increase because there are more donations coming Koychev's way.

  • Carpentersville village president to ride circus elephant Jun 21, 2012 2:48 PM
    If you always wanted to catch Carpentersville Village President Ed Ritter at the big top, you have a chance to do so this weekend. Ritter will be making a grand entrance into the Carson and Barnes Family Circus on an elephant as an honorary ringmaster. "I just climb right on there and get off," Ritter said. "I don't think I'll be doing any stunts or anything."

  • How you can help Carpentersville kidney recipient May 31, 2012 2:45 PM
    Earlier this week, we reported that Nathan Saavedra, the 3-year-old Carpentersville boy who was born with prune belly syndrome, has found a second man willing to donate a kidney to him. While the family is overjoyed about the news, they're still concerned about their finances.

  • Bite into a bratwurst at Hampshire open house May 18, 2012 5:26 AM
    Be sure to bring your empty stomachs to the Hampshire Fire/EMS Association's upcoming open house and bratwurst dinner. The event runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Hampshire Fire Station. You can select from a menu of hot dogs, brats, baked beans, coleslaw, chips, soda, coffee and desserts.

  • Carpentersville resident recognized for keeping pressure on May 10, 2012 12:37 PM
    For years, Kent Baldwin of Carpentersville has kept the fire on village officials and on our state legislators to add more streetlights. And earlier this month, the Carpentersville village board recognized him for those efforts.

  • Huntley embarking on twice yearly branch pickup program May 3, 2012 11:10 AM
    The Huntley Public Works Department has scheduled its semiannual curbside tree branch pickup for its residents. The week of May 7 is reserved for all streets north of Kreutzer Road, while the following week is for all of the streets within Sun City.

  • Bill Murray’s sister to perform at West Dundee church Apr 26, 2012 11:14 AM
    St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in West Dundee has found a really interesting way to celebrate the namesake saints upcoming feast day on Sunday. Sister Nancy Murray, whose brother happens to be actor Bill Murray, will play the saint in a one-woman play called <"Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times."

  • Calling all Dundee historians: Photos sought of East Dundee building Mar 23, 2012 10:42 AM
    East Dundee officials still havent heard from anyone who might have an old photograph of the building at 302 Main Street. So Im putting the word out again.

  • Dundee color guards going to regionals Mar 8, 2012 1:41 PM
    The Allegiance Color Guards, based in the Dundee area, secured top honors at a recent color guard competition at Batavia High School. The group, which comprises high school and college students, scored first place in the independent Class A division, with 65.5 points.

  • Get to know more about Mrs. Lincoln in East Dundee Feb 16, 2012 11:36 AM
    On Monday, the nation observed Lincoln’s birthday. Now it’s time to learn more about his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. “A Visit with Mrs. Lincoln” is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Dundee Library in East Dundee.

  • Enter to win a Kindle or iPod at Huntley Library Feb 9, 2012 10:47 AM
    Want to win a Kindle Fire or an iPod Nano? It’s very easy. All you need to do is sign up for a library card in the Huntley Library District. The contest is open to anyone who holds a library card from the district. The deadline to register is Feb. 29.

  • You can join Huntley’s citizen police academy Feb 2, 2012 10:22 AM
    Want to get a better understanding of how Huntley police officers enforce the law? If so, its police department is now accepting applications for its Citizen Police Academy. The free academy gives participants the opportunity to understand the ins and outs of law enforcement in Huntley.

  • Hanover Park girl’s gifts help Carpentersville family Jan 5, 2012 11:10 AM
    Thanks to Mariah Reeves of Hanover Park, the Saavedra family of Carpentersville had a Christmas they’ll remember for years. Mariah helped raise nearly $2,500 in gift cards and checks for the family of five that includes a 3-year-old Nathan, who needs a kidney transplant.

  • W. Dundee church to give 115 dinners to needy Dec 15, 2011 11:18 AM
    With this tough economy, it’s nice to know St. James Episcopal Church in West Dundee has your back. On Saturday, Dec. 17, church volunteers will give 115 Christmas dinners to local, needy families. Each dinner feeds six people and this marks the fourth year the church has raised enough money to get this program together.

  • Dreaming of a greener Christmas? Dec 8, 2011 10:49 AM
    Why not have a green holiday season by recycling old strings of lights, decorations and more? We list some area locations which will accept lights, along with other electronic equipment, free on an ongoing basis.

  • Hampshire vet spreads the word on service dogs Dec 1, 2011 12:01 PM
    Dan Sauer, the Hampshire veteran who uses a pint-size service dog to help him cope with his post-traumatic stress disorder, wanted to share the name of the group in which he secured his dog, Chloe.

  • Dundee Township Library scores $10,000 in children's books Nov 3, 2011 10:48 AM
    The Dundee Township Library has scored $10,000 in children's books from Random House, courtesy of JetBlue Airways, through the airline's “Soar with Reading” Program. Want to see them get it in person? JetBlue and PBS Kids, its program partner, will hold an awards ceremony during a special storytime at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at the library.

  • How to stay safe on Halloween, courtesy of West Dundee police and fire Oct 27, 2011 8:12 AM
    Trick-or-treating time is here, and to make sure you have a fun and safe Halloween, please keep these tips in mind from the West Dundee Police Department and Fire Protection District.

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