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  • East Dundee takes a bigger role in Heritage Fest Sep 10, 2014 5:45 AM
    With East Dundee taking more of an active role in Heritage Fest, the three-day eventl, which starts Friday, Sept. 12, and spans both East and West Dundee, will be full of international food, more regional and local entertainment, and history lessons.

     
  • Sleepy Hollow corn roast will benefit Special Olympics Aug 7, 2014 5:01 AM
    The Northern Fox Valley has a chance to give the Special Olympics Illinois a financial shot in the arm by attending the annual corn roast at Randy’s Vegetable Stand in Sleepy Hollow on Sunday, Aug. 10.

     
  • Repairs planned for West Dundee fountain Jul 16, 2014 3:08 PM
    The fountain in West Dundee’s Grafelman Park will flow again. Village officials do not know when, but they hope it will be before Heritage Fest in September.

     
  • East Dundee to redevelop village hall, former firehouse Jul 10, 2014 6:06 AM
    The lights are off at 115 Third St., the old East Dundee firehouse, and now it is up to village officials to decide how they will reconfigure the 63-year old building, so it can house their police department.

     
  • East Dundee plans restaurant row for downtown Jun 19, 2014 11:42 AM
    Take all the photographs you can of North River Street in the next month or so, East Dundee residents, because by the end of summer it will not look the same.

     
  • Dundee’s Memorial Day parade set for Sunday May 22, 2014 6:00 AM
    Memorial Day will be celebrated over two days in Dundee township with a parade and services. Local veterans groups and scout troops are among those participating. “I have been coordinating this parade for years and people have always been so supportive of it. A lot of people want to march in it, and a lot of people want to watch it,” parade organizer Bobbie Andresen said.

     
  • Food sales continue on Sunday at Dundee farmers market May 17, 2014 5:30 AM
    Sometimes a single day just isn't enough to hold all a farmers market has to offer. And there's something to be said about holding a market on a day when there's less competition. These are some of the reasons why East Dundee has split its farmers market into two days -- a Depot Market on Saturday, and a "Farm to Fork" food-based market on Sundays.

     
  • Dealing with the emerald ash borer in Dundee May 12, 2014 2:05 PM
    The emerald ash borer has burrowed into thousands of ash trees in East and West Dundee, infected them, and killed them. “We still have 223 trees to replace,” said Richard Babica, West Dundee Public Works director. “It’s a labor-intensive process, and it’s costly."

     
  • Earth Day planting set for Saturday in West Dundee Apr 24, 2014 6:01 PM
    Easter, not the weather, is to blame for West Dundee getting a late start on its annual Earth Day planting and clean up party. Volunteers will gather on from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, April 26, at the village hall, 102 S. Second St., to plant rose bushes along Second Street. If a large crowd of volunteers shows up for the planting party, some will be asked to pull weeds and pick up trash along the walk on the banks of the Fox River.

     
  • Returning summer employees leave few openings in Dundee Township Apr 2, 2014 7:01 AM
    Dundee Township’s summer employment picture will not change much from last year. The park district, the township’s largest summer employer, will hire a few more people, but many who worked at its swimming pools and on its golf courses last year will return.

     
  • Construction set to resume in West Dundee Mar 21, 2014 12:19 PM
    Enjoy the unimpeded flow of Dundee Township traffic through the intersection of routes 72 and 31 now, because soon, long, backed up lanes set to return. Construction could resume on March 24 or April 1, said Francisco Abreu, resident IDOT engineer.

     
  • Businesses compete to help FISH Food Pantry Feb 27, 2014 8:01 AM
    No one is looking forward to the coming spring months more than Mary Graziano, president of the Carpentersville-based FISH Food Pantry.

     
  • Macabre milestone reached at Dundee cemetery Feb 12, 2014 3:10 PM
    This year, Dundee Township officials reached a macabre milestone. The elected officials, keepers of two cemeteries, filled their 10,000th grave.

     
  • Harsh winter means more tasks for public works Jan 24, 2014 6:44 AM
    You know all those other public services that need fixing or updating in Dundee Township: the broken streetlights in West Dundee or the dead ash trees that need to be cut down? Don’t worry; public works employees haven’t forgotten them. They will get to them ... when the snow stops falling.

     
  • Christmas trees become wood chips in Dundee Township Jan 9, 2014 11:44 AM
    Even before the holidays, Larry Braasch can usually tell which type of Christmas tree is popular: artificial or fresh cut. “When the weather in the weeks leading to Christmas is mild and dry, people buy fresh-cut trees,” Braasch said. “When they are cold, snowy, or wet, people put up artificial trees. They don’t want to mess around with the cold.”

     
  • Dundee Township officials move to new offices Dec 18, 2013 1:19 PM
    For Christmas, Dundee Township employees received new offices, new furniture, a new address for their jobs; and residents may receive a break on the property taxes they pay for the open space district.

     
  • Dickens in Dundee brings back decorating contest Dec 3, 2013 2:31 PM
    An outdoor house and apartment holiday decorating contest has been added to the list of events for this year’s Dickens in Dundee festival. The two-day festival begins on Friday, Dec. 6.

     
  • E. Dundee bakery sends goodies to troops serving overseas Nov 26, 2013 12:39 PM
    Operation Sweettooth is still under way. This year, the program may not have received the press it has in the past, but cookies and Rice Krispie treats are still being sent to Fox Valley natives who are serving in the U.S. military.

     
  • Food stamp cuts may increase need at food pantries Nov 11, 2013 2:32 PM
    On Nov. 1, the first shoe dropped when Congress reduced the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program which helps feed millions of unemployed or underpaid Americans. The second one will hit the floor in the coming weeks when volunteers who provide food for those families are greeted with longer lines at their food pantry and soup kitchen doors.

     
  • Plenty of pumpkins this year, local growers say Oct 22, 2013 1:19 PM
    Pumpkin growers don’t have anything to complain about this year. Unlike last year’s drought, rain fell when it needed to and nighttime temperatures dropped to where they did the best for their crops.

     
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