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  • Civil War encampment in Dundee cemetery Oct 13, 2011 2:49 PM
    If you’re a Civil War buff, the Dundee Township Historical Society has got something right up your alley. The society is holding a Civil War-themed cemetery walk from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16.

  • Crawling in Huntley's construction zone Sep 29, 2011 3:51 PM
    Sometimes, the ongoing construction along Route 47 slows traffic down to a crawl. With that in mind, the Village of Huntley and the Huntley Chamber are inviting you for a construction crawl and open house along Route 47 from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 7. Authorities want you to visit as many of the businesses as you can on Route 47 that are affected by the widening project.

  • Penny for your thoughts in West Dundee? Sep 22, 2011 8:01 AM
    Are you looking for a way to spend some of those pennies laying around the house? Well, Carpentersville’s Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5915 is holding its annual penny social next Wednesday at the post on 117 S. First Street in West Dundee.

  • Huntley 5K, other races to benefit Shop with a Cop Sep 14, 2011 3:19 PM
    The fourth-annual Coach Tomaso Celebration one-mile walk, a 5K fun run and children’s 50-yard dash, is set for Oct. 8 in Huntley. It will support the McHenry County’s Shop with a Cop program helping kids secure school supplies and Christmas gifts at Walmart.

  • Help free Carpentersville fire chief from 'jail' Sep 1, 2011 12:13 PM
    Carpentersville Fire Chief John Schuldt is going to jail. But it won’t be your typical jail; this one’s at Nick’s Pizzeria and Pub in Elgin. Schuldt will have an hour to raise money at the restaurant on Sept. 28 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He hopes to send affected kids to camp in 2012.

  • Ugly has its place in Dundee Twp. tomato contest Aug 24, 2011 4:39 PM
    There was a certainly a place for ugly during Dundee Township Visitor's Center's 14th annual largest tomato contest, held last weekend at the center in East Dundee. The contest attracted a total of 26 entries and Adam Tobler of Elgin, won it with a three-pound, 1¾ ounce green tomato that would never place in the beauty Olympics.

  • Carpentersville seeks former firefighters to attend 9/11 ceremony Aug 16, 2011 7:58 AM
    Authorities at the Carpentersville Fire Department are looking for past firefighters to attend the dedication service of the department’s 9/11 memorial. The department will hold its ceremony at 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at 213 Spring St. An open house follows at the fire station. The memorial is dedicated to firefighters who served Carpentersville throughout the 96 years of the department’s existence and to the people who lost their lives during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

  • Carpentersville’s classic car show rescheduled Aug 9, 2011 10:37 AM
    Humberto Garcia, the organizer of the Carpentersville antique car show that recently got rained out, said the show will now be held during the village’s celebration of Oktoberfest from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Otto Engineering parking lot at Lincoln Avenue and Main Street, according to columnist Lenore Adkins.

  • Carpentersville men honored for putting out fire Aug 4, 2011 11:55 AM
    It was a clear case of neighbors helping neighbors. At Tuesday’s board meeting, the Carpentersville village board and Fire Chief John Schuldt honored four regular men for putting out a vehicle fire as it spread to a nearby house.

  • Carpentersville car show rained out, will be rescheduled Jul 26, 2011 2:10 PM
    The heavy rains Saturday morning resulted in low turnout for an antique car show in Carpentersville, so organizers have decided to reschedule it, possibly for October. The car show was a fundraiser for the maintenance of the fire department’s September 11 memorial.

  • Carpentersville trustee to take the stage in "Annie" Jul 21, 2011 3:17 PM
    Carpentersville Trustee Doug Marks will show a different side of himself in the musical "Annie," which is running for its final weekend Friday through Sunday at the Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.

  • Wimbledon watching with Mats Wilander Jun 27, 2011 5:32 PM
    Last week, I sat down with eight-time Grand Slam tennis champion Mats Wilander at Dunham Woods Riding Club in Wayne. He was there as part of his Wilander on Wheels tour and had driven to the club in his Winnebago to run tennis clinics with 32 lucky club members.

  • Watch free flick at Dundee library Jun 21, 2011 8:11 AM
    Save your pennies this summer by taking in a free flick at the Dundee Township Public Library.

  • A 5K on Father’s Day Jun 14, 2011 4:06 PM
    How about a run with dear old dad to kick off Father’s Day? The Dundee Township Park District is holding a Father’s Day 5K race at 8 a.m. Sunday.

  • OTTO rewards worker for a job well done Jun 7, 2011 12:28 PM
    Mike Ormond never knew what hit him. When I found the 62-year-old laborer who works for Lamp Inc., an Elgin-based construction company, he was glowing over the goodies he’d just received from Otto Engineering in Carpentersville.

  • What’s behind Humpfer/Sigwalt spat? May 24, 2011 9:30 AM
    Why are Carpentersville village Trustee Paul Humpfer and former Trustee Judy Sigwalt apparently feuding? After all, these two go way back.

  • Carpentersville comes together for a good cause May 10, 2011 12:00 AM
    The Carpentersville Improvement Committee held a candlelight bowl fundraiser at Liberty Lanes, hoping to generate $2,000 for committee projects. As it turns out, the committee raised $2,000 on the nose after expenses.

  • Adkins: Benefit calendar to feature local pets Apr 26, 2011 9:37 AM
    Was your pet born to be a star? Well, there’s a way to show off your four-legged friend and raise money for charity. Gilberts photographer Pat Dorgan is putting together a 2012 calendar called “Irresistible” that will highlight local pets.

  • Satisfy your sweet tooth at new bakery Apr 18, 2011 8:00 PM
    A new bakery opens in West Dundee.

  • Bowl for a Carpentersville cause Apr 6, 2011 1:59 PM
    Carpentersville’s improvement commission is putting together a candlelight bowl to raise money for projects that involve adopting a block to keep clean, a graffiti deterrence program and an annual paint-a-thon.

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