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  • Healthier Barrington Coalition shifts wellness survey onlineFeb 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  • Robert Steffen: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Robert Steffen, running for Barrington Twp. Committeeman

     
  • Daniel Fitzgerald: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Daniel Fitzgerald, running for Barrington Twp. Committeeman

     
  •  CFC volunteers freshen the nesting sites on Baker’s Lake Island with discarded live Christmas trees from Barrington. Eighty to 100 trees were taken across the ice to the island.

    Caring in Action: CFC helps natural habitats to thrive Jan 27, 2014 12:00 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 12:00 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 busJan 13, 2014 12:00 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 12:00 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.

     
  •  Jeff Swanson, far left, fire chief/administrator of the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District, is being joined in leadership positions at the newly created department by, from second to left to right, Ron Eilken, Scott Motisi, and Jeff Tress. The district announced Monday that Eilken, Motisi and Tress have been hired as battalion chiefs.

    Barrington fire district adds three battalion chiefs Dec 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  • New restrooms coming to some Cook County forest preserves Nov 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Installation has begun on the first of 10 new permanent toilet buildings for the Forest Preserves of Cook County. The restroom at the Bremen Grove Forest Preserve in south suburban Oak Forest is expected to open in mid-November. The remaining nine facilities will be installed in spring 2014.

     
  • Festival of Trees Nov. 9 to help adults in need Oct 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    Residents of Barrington and Hanover townships may not be aware that they’re also served by the Kane County-based Ecker Center for Mental Health, which addresses the needs of low-income adults. It’s that Cook County portion of the center’s service area that will host its annual, holiday-themed fundraiser next month.

     
  • Maxwell Sherman

    Barrington High School grad faces murder charge in New York Sep 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    A Barrington High School graduate is being held without bond in a New York jail after being charged with killing an 18-year-old Long Beach woman. Maxwell Sherman is due to appear in court on Sept. 18, said Chris Munzing of the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. Sheriff officials said the body of Lauren Daverin, 18, was discovered on a footbridge at 10 p.m. on Aug. 22.

     
  • Jack Tatooles

    Inverness mayor wants only Palatine rural fire district, not also Barrington Countryside Aug 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    Inverness Village President Jack Tatooles hopes an automatic-aid agreement will allow the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District to respond to calls throughout his entire village, given the longer distance to its western side from the two stations of the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District. “That Pepper Road station (in Lake Barrington) is so far away it might as well be in Wisconsin,” Tatooles said.

     
  • Republicans holding Busse Woods picnic Aug 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Northwest Suburban Republican Family Picnic will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Busse Woods Forest Preserve, Grove 27, in Elk Grove Village. Tickets are $10 per family if purchased in advance online.

     
  • Claudine Athmann

    Barrington Area Council on Aging adds eight to its hall of fame Jun 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    Eight Barrington-area residents’ efforts to enhance the quality of life in their community have been recognized through their induction into the Barrington Area Council on Aging’s Hall of Fame. The inductees, honored during a recognition tea at Lake Barrington Woods, were nominated by local service organizations, churches, health care providers, nonprofits, the arts community and local governments.

     
  • Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District Station 2, next to Barrington Hills Village Hall, is one of two stations the fire district would keep if it breaks off its contract for service from the Barrington Fire Department at the end of the year.

    Many concerned by Barrington, fire district splitJun 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    There are few government obligations as basic as fire and ambulance service, and the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District has a delicate but all-important transition to make in how those services will be provided for a 48-square-mile area on Jan. 1. The success of the transition will affect residents in parts of Barrington Hills, South Barrington, Lake Barrington, Inverness and unincorporated Cook, Lake and McHenry counties.

     
  • Barrington Dist. 220 wary of supporting either Rt. 14 crossing plan May 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    For a second time Tuesday, Barrington Unit District 220 board members held back from passing a resolution supporting either a Route 14 underpass or overpass at the Canadian National Railway crossing in Barrington. But the board appeared to be leaning toward supporting a non-specific grade separation at the railroad tracks at its next meeting on June 4.

     
  • 10 area townships accepting Paint-A-Thon applicants Apr 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    Applications are currently being accepted for the 26th Annual Community Paint-A-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 7. Under the program, volunteer teams are matched to do the scraping, priming and painting of eligible houses for free.

     
  • Ronald Szymanski: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Ronald Szymanski, running for Barrington Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Daniel Fitzgerald: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Daniel Fitzgerald, running for Barrington Township Board (4-year Terms)

     
  • Eugene Dawson: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Eugene Dawson, running for Barrington Township Supervisor (4-year Term)

     
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