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  • Hop on over to a Fox Valley egg hunt Mar 28, 2012 2:55 PM
    Looking for a brunch with the Easter Bunny or a fast-paced egg hunt? Want to learn how to dye your eggs? Youll find plenty of Easter fun among the events happening over the next two weekends throughout the Fox Valley.

  • Calling all Dundee historians: Photos sought of East Dundee building Mar 23, 2012 10:42 AM
    East Dundee officials still havent heard from anyone who might have an old photograph of the building at 302 Main Street. So Im putting the word out again.

  • Summer job options limited in Dundee township Mar 22, 2012 11:20 AM
    For another year, the Dundee Township Park District is not an option for teens who are looking for their first summer jobs. For us, rehiring someone is good because we dont have to spend much time retraining them, said Helen Schumate, the park districts director of marketing.

  • Dundee Township Park District will have limited hiring Mar 14, 2012 2:12 PM
    The Dundee Township Park District and the villages of East and West Dundee will have limited jobs for seasonal workers. For us, rehiring someone is good because we dont have to spend much time retraining them, said Helen Schumate, the park districts director of marketing. But it may be a tough summer to find a job for many people.

  • Dundee seniors can get help preparing their taxes Feb 14, 2012 2:43 PM
    The group may not have the experience of its predecessors or the number of volunteers as in past years, but the volunteer income tax-preparing contingent for area senior citizens is open for business at the Dundee Township Public Library. Preparers took their seats earlier this month and plan to stay in them every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon until April 15.

  • L.A. Fitness to build gym in West Dundee Feb 2, 2012 6:09 PM
    This time next year, West Dundee fitness buffs will have the option of pumping iron in a new, state-of-the-art gym. L.A. Fitness plans on building a gym in the space that was once home to Toys R Us near Spring Hill Mall, said Cathleen Tymoszenko, the village’s community development director.

  • Hanover Park girl’s gifts help Carpentersville family Jan 5, 2012 11:10 AM
    Thanks to Mariah Reeves of Hanover Park, the Saavedra family of Carpentersville had a Christmas they’ll remember for years. Mariah helped raise nearly $2,500 in gift cards and checks for the family of five that includes a 3-year-old Nathan, who needs a kidney transplant.

  • Stop mining in forest preserves Oct 18, 2011 5:00 AM
    Letter to the Editor: How many people are aware that our public forest preserves aren’t safe from the mining industry? Illinois has a cozy and shocking arrangement with the gravel mining industry that allows county boards to lease forest preserves and essentially turn them into huge, open pits.

  • Elgin women’s golf league celebrates 60 years Oct 15, 2011 8:54 AM
    It would seem that a women’s golf league that began with 24 of the 32 members never having played golf before wouldn’t have much of a chance of surviving, let alone thriving for decades. But they did.

  • Fall art sale features works by Dundee artists Oct 14, 2011 8:24 AM
    Dundee Township Park District holds its 8th annual Fall Art Show with a program to help senior citizens. The Fall Art Show will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, at the Rakow Center in the Senior Center wing.

  • New book tells the good, bad and ugly of Meadowdale International Raceways in Dundee Twp. Sep 5, 2011 6:00 AM
    Some of the biggest auto racing legends of the 1950s and 1960s once roared their hot rods around Meadowdale International Raceways in Dundee Township, near Carpentersville. Author Phil Aleo, who lives in Sleepy Hollow, captured the history in his latest book.

  • Trustee runs into coyote in Raceway Woods Aug 22, 2011 1:27 PM
    Carpentersville Trustee Brad McFeggan did not expect to run into an aggressive coyote during a recent morning stroll through Raceway Woods, with his young daughter and dog in tow. But that’s exactly what happened.

  • Local camps keep kids safe with A/C, water Jul 20, 2011 12:35 PM
    The heat is forcing suburban park officials to find safer places for kids in summer camps: Indoor dodgeball in Itasca, a water theme in Elgin, indoor rotations in Barrington and Arlington Heights, and "drip, drip, drench" in Lake County.

  • East Dundee matriarch is remembered Jul 18, 2011 6:35 PM
    Barbara L. Rakow, 81, died Saturday morning after a battle with lung cancer and is being remembered as the matriarch of a family with lengthy public service records in town.

  • A 5K on Father’s Day Jun 14, 2011 4:06 PM
    How about a run with dear old dad to kick off Father’s Day? The Dundee Township Park District is holding a Father’s Day 5K race at 8 a.m. Sunday.

  • Cameras to combat graffiti, litter at W. Dundee skate park? Apr 13, 2011 4:57 AM
    Litter and lewd graffiti at a West Dundee skate park — some with satanic leanings — have prompted Dundee Township Park District officials to consider installing cameras to monitor all activity there.

  • Dundee Twp. transit program gets needed funds Apr 8, 2011 3:47 PM
    The Dundee Township Park District will contribute $25,000 to the Kane County Ride-in-Kane program to benefit residents in Dundee Township.

  • Dundee Twp. parks endorses design for new rec center Feb 19, 2011 11:37 AM
    The Dundee Township Park District has finalized design plans for its new west-side recreation center that will include fewer amenities than the one on the east side. On Wednesday, the park board went with constructing a $13.2 million building on Randall Road near Route 72 that will join a nearly 800-acre campus that includes the Randall Oaks Park, golf course, petting zoo and a baseball complex.

  • Dundee Park District summer jobs already filled Feb 15, 2011 10:49 AM
    Teens in need of summer jobs need not apply at the Dundee Township Park District, according to columnist Gerard Dziuba.

  • AARP gives Dundee seniors help with taxes Feb 8, 2011 9:31 AM
    Dundee Township's seniors-helping-seniors tax program is under way. From now until April 15, a stream of senior citizens will walk into the township library with receipts and income statements on Thursdays and receive help — free help — filing their state and federal income tax returns.

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