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  • New restrooms coming to some Cook County forest preserves Nov 5, 2013 4:36 PM
    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 12:09 PM
    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.

  • Barrington High School grad faces murder charge in New York Sep 6, 2013 2:50 PM
    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.

  • 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.

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