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  • 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)

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

     
  • Amy Piet Nykaza: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Amy Piet Nykaza, running for Barrington Township Assessor (4-year Term)

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

     
  • Trudy Barrie, running for Barrington Township Clerk (4-year Term)

    Trudy Barrie: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Trudy Barrie, running for Barrington Township Clerk (4-year Term)

     
  •  Barrington Unit District 220 school board members and teachers reached a tentative agreement on a three-year teachers’ contract early Wednesday morning. Teachers could ratify the deal next week, and the school board could vote to approve Feb. 19.

    Dist. 220 board,teachers reach three-year deal Feb 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    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 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  • Glenn Swanson

    Officials in 31 suburban townships get automatic raisesAug 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    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 seniorsJul 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    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 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  •  Guests at the Bridge Youth & Family Services gala.

    Gala nets The Bridge $30,000 more than last year May 29, 2012 12:00 AM
    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.

     
  • Township lobbying staff receiving public pensions Mar 14, 2012 12:00 AM
    Though it's funded almost entirely by townships out of their tax collections, the lobbying association of the state's townships is not subject to public scrutiny of its finances. Yet, the four-member staff of Township Officials of Illinois receives public pensions — a fact that riles some suburban state and township leaders, and even some on the organization's own board of directors.

     
  •  North Barrington trustees Wednesday approved a resolution opposing the proposed 800,000-square-foot of commercial and retail development on 109 acres at the southeast corner of Rand and Old McHenry roads.

    North Barrington, BACOG oppose mall plan Mar 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    Both North Barrington and the entire Barrington Area Council of Governments this week formalized their opposition to a renewed proposal for a major shopping center at Rand and Old McHenry roads. Hawthorn Woods, which lies on the east side of the unincorporated 109 acres, passed its own resolution against the proposal in early February.

     
  • Barrington Hills agrees to house BACOG Feb 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Barrington Hills village board voted 6-1 this week in favor of a $1 per year lease for the Barrington Area Council of Governments to move its offices into village hall. The nine-member BACOG board is expected to accept the lease at its meeting next Tuesday.

     
  • Republican candidate night in Barrington Township Feb 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Barrington Township Republican Organization will be hosting a Republican Candidates Night, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Millrose Restaurant and Banquets, 45 S. Barrington Road, South Barrington.

     
  • Barrington-area food drive Feb. 11 Jan 27, 2012 12:00 AM
    The 12th annual “Have a Heart” food drive to benefit the Barrington and Cuba township food pantries will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Barrington Public Safety Building, 400 N. Northwest Highway in Barrington.

     
  • BACOG to test private well water Jan 27, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Barrington Area Council of Governments (BACOG) will hold its fourth bacteria and nitrates water quality testing event for owners of private wells on Tuesday, March 13.

     
  • Barrington Hills may house area council Jan 23, 2012 12:00 AM
    Most Barrington Hills trustees Monday ultimately supported Village President Robert Abboud’s commitment of office space at village hall to cut rental costs for the Barrington Area Council of Governments, despite earlier criticism that he’d made a promise without their vote.

     
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