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  • Inverness mayor wants only Palatine rural fire district, not also Barrington Countryside Aug 31, 2013 7:46 PM
    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 Sep 1, 2013 2:21 PM
    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.

  • Barrington Area Council on Aging adds eight to its hall of fame Jun 14, 2013 11:28 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.

  • Many concerned by Barrington, fire district split Jun 10, 2013 11:12 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 22, 2013 12:18 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 12:22 PM
    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.

  • Amy Piet Nykaza: Candidate Profile Mar 7, 2013 4:30 PM
    Candidate information for Amy Piet Nykaza, running for Barrington Township Assessor (4-year Term)

  • Trudy Barrie: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:07 PM
    Candidate information for Trudy Barrie, running for Barrington Township Clerk (4-year Term)

  • Eugene Dawson: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:07 PM
    Candidate information for Eugene Dawson, running for Barrington Township Supervisor (4-year Term)

  • Robert Collins: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:08 PM
    Candidate information for Robert Collins, running for Barrington Township Board (4-year Terms)

  • Robert Nykaza: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:08 PM
    Candidate information for Robert Nykaza, running for Barrington Township Board (4-year Terms)

  • Daniel Fitzgerald: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:08 PM
    Candidate information for Daniel Fitzgerald, running for Barrington Township Board (4-year Terms)

  • Ronald Szymanski: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:08 PM
    Candidate information for Ronald Szymanski, running for Barrington Township Board (4-year Terms)

  • Dist. 220 board,teachers reach three-year deal Feb 6, 2013 5:10 PM
    The Barrington Unit District 220 board of education and teachers union have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year teachers' contract, avoiding a potential strike later this month, officials announced Wednesday. The agreement, formally announced in a joint statement on the district's website, barrington220.org, came after a negotiating session that began at 5 p.m. Tuesday and wrapped up about midnight Wednesday.

  • U.S. Sen. Rand Paul at Lincoln Day Dinner Feb 3, 2013 5:11 PM
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will be the keynote speaker at the Sixth Annual Northwest Suburban Republican Lincoln Day Dinner honoring U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Monday, March 4 at Cotillion Banquets, 360 Creekside Drive in Palatine. This year’s theme is “Never, Ever Give Up!”

  • Uncontested race set for Barrington Township Dec 5, 2012 4:48 PM
    Barrington Township Republicans held a caucus Tuesday night to select candidates for what will be an uncontested election for the township's offices April 9. There was no Democratic caucus and there will be no Democratic candidates.

  • Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raises Aug 29, 2012 1:58 PM
    While most American workers have spent the past four years getting by with stagnating wages, or making even less than in years before, a segment of government employees is doing just fine. Elected officials in 31 suburban townships combined to make $661,387 more this year than they did in 2009. In many cases, they gave themselves the raises -- and they're getting ready to do it again.

  • Tax bills troubling for many seniors Jul 12, 2012 12:33 PM
    Hundreds of suburban Cook County homeowners — mostly senior citizens — have been flooding the county assessor's office at the Rolling Meadows courthouse in recent weeks to file for adjustments to their property tax bills.

  • Most Cook County tax rates up 10% or more Jun 26, 2012 8:42 PM
    Cook County Clerk David Orr's office Tuesday released the list of 2011 tax rates for more than 1,500 taxing agencies, with nearly all of the municipalities, schools and park districts showing increases of 10% or more. Though property values in the North and Northwest suburbs are down, the vast majority of homeowners will not see lower property tax bills, which are expected to hit mailboxes in early July for the first time in decades.

  • Gala nets The Bridge $30,000 more than last year May 29, 2012 3:39 PM
    The Bridge Youth & Family Services hosted a successful fundraising event April 21 at the Sanfilippo Estate, Barrington Hills, and surpassed expectations with regard to attendance and support by netting $30,000 over what the gala raised in 2011. All funds raised will support agency programs and services.

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