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  • Chamber summit to discuss Barrington region economy Jan 20, 2015 1:49 PM
    The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 2015 annual economic summit, “State of the Barrington Region,” from 8-10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, at The Garlands of Barrington.

  • Donations for Good Shepherd renovations reach milestone Jan 19, 2015 7:07 PM
    The four-year, $247 million campus modernization project at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Lake Barrington isn’t yet halfway done, but thanks to Barrington-area donors, fundraising efforts are more than 80 percent complete. Hospital spokeswoman Erin Abbey said more than $20.5 million has been raised toward the completion of the project which will add private patient rooms, better technology and more convenient access to inpatient and outpatient services to the 36-year old hospital.

  • CFC hosts program on insects and backyard diversity Jan. 10 Dec 31, 2014 9:41 AM
    Purdue University professor of entomology Jeffrey D. Holland will discuss how insects can be diverse even in small yards, especially with the presence of native plants and the absence of insecticides, during a program hosted Saturday, Jan. 10, by Barrington-based Citizens for Conservation. The event, part of CFC’s “Habitat Corridors” program, takes place at 10 a.m. at Barrington Village Hall.

  • Barrington Township’s Dawson wins state honor Dec 3, 2014 6:29 PM
    Barrington Township Supervisor Gene Dawson has won the Township Supervisors of Illinois’ Robert L. “Bob” Turner Award. The award is given by the president of the Township Supervisors of Illinois to a supervisor who shows the same attitude and work effort of former Belvidere Township Supervisor Bob Turner.

  • Barrington Twp. pantry grateful for BASA food drive Dec 1, 2014 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: "The Barrington Area Soccer Association held a food drive on behalf of the Barrington Township Food Pantry on Nov. 15 and what an outstanding food drive it was!" writes Gene Dawson and Barb Janssen

  • New gated subdivision proposed in Barrington Nov 11, 2014 5:51 PM
    A national developer is moving forward with plans to build a 43-home gated subdivision on South Grove Avenue in Barrington, east of the former Barn of Barrington and west of the Park Barrington subdivision.

  • Charities invited to grant-writing workshop in Barrington Nov 3, 2014 5:35 PM
    The Barrington Area Community Foundation will host a workshop to explain the grant process for 2015 at 4 p.m. Nov. 12, in the Zimmerman Room of the Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington.

  • New Barrington District 220 kindergarten plan doesn't make half-days transfer Oct 22, 2014 6:02 AM
    A proposed fee-based full-day kindergarten program at Barrington Area Unit School District 220 no longer would transfer half-day kindergarten students out of the elementary schools, officials said Tuesday.

  • Cook poll workers honored for dedication Sep 30, 2014 4:27 PM
    Cook County Clerk David Orr on Monday honored “the best of the best” suburban Cook County poll workers for their dedication, hard work, and depth of election knowledge. Of nearly 10,000 suburban poll workers, about 70 were selected for special recognition and invited to attend the ceremony.

  • Republican family picnic Sept. 14 in Busse Woods Sep 1, 2014 4:31 PM
    The Northwest Suburban Republican Family Picnic 2014 will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, in Busse Woods, Grove 27, in Elk Grove Village.

  • Rauner to speak at GOP Lincoln Day Dinner May 26, 2014 5:01 PM
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner will be the keynote speaker at the Northwest Suburban Republican Lincoln Day Dinner Tuesday, June 17 at The Cotillion banquet hall in Palatine. The event is aimed to raise money for local Republican township organizations and their work to elect candidates.

  • Postal workers food drive a huge help May 19, 2014 5:01 AM
    Letter to the editor: Barrington Township Supervisor Gene Dawson and food pantry manager Barbara Janssen express their gratitude to Barrington area letter carriers for the annual food drive that stocks the township food pantry.

  • Healthier Barrington Coalition shifts wellness survey online Feb 25, 2014 6:32 PM
    For the first time, a comprehensive wellness survey conducted by the Healthier Barrington Coalition is available online so every resident in the 60010 ZIP code can take part before the response period closes at the end of March. The survey asks Barrington-area residents their perceptions about the quality of local human services, as well as their access to them.

  • Daniel Fitzgerald: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:43 PM
    Candidate information for Daniel Fitzgerald, running for Barrington Twp. Committeeman

  • Robert Steffen: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:43 PM
    Candidate information for Robert Steffen, running for Barrington Twp. Committeeman

  • Caring in Action: CFC helps natural habitats to thrive Jan 27, 2014 6:00 AM
    Saving the natural habitat in the greater Barrington area has been Citizens for Conservation's mission for more than three decades. January's Caring in action feature highlights one of the foremost conservatory organizations in the suburbs - and the large vlunteer network it has to get things done.

  • Township grateful for contributions Jan 13, 2014 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "Barrington Township is grateful to the many contributors to our Food Pantry and the giving of other items to those in need during the holiday season," writes Gene Dawson, supervisor of Barrington Township.

  • Barrington to share cost of senior bus Jan 14, 2014 10:17 AM
    Barrington trustees Monday voted to join with five other villages and two townships in sharing the local cost of the Pace Dial-A-Ride service for senior and handicapped riders which the entire Barrington area has been benefiting from for years. For the past five years, the local share of the approximately $100,000-per-year service has been paid for exclusively by the village of Lake Barrington, Barrington and Cuba townships, and riders themselves from throughout the Barrington area.

  • Barrington cancels village board meeting because of cold Jan 6, 2014 10:32 AM
    sBarrington officials have canceled tonight’s scheduled village board committee-of-the-whole meeting because of the frigid weather. There was no immediate word on when the meeting, which was to begin at 6 p.m. at village hall, might be rescheduled.

  • Barrington fire district adds three battalion chiefs Dec 9, 2013 5:27 PM
    With barely three weeks before it formally launches its own fire department Jan. 1, the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District announced Monday it has hired three battalion chiefs to oversee operations, two of them who until recently served as lieutenants with the Barrington Fire Department. The new hires — Ron Eilken, Scott Motisi and Jeff Tress — will each command one of the fire department’s three 24-hour shifts. They bring to the district 59 combined years of fire service experience.

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