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  • Is the ice cream truck breaking the law in Barrington? Jan 13, 2012 12:02 PM
    Is the summer ice-cream truck driver in Barrington breaking the law? Village officials will soon be reviewing their policy regarding mobile vendors in response to one local company’s inquiry about what permits it would need to do business in Barrington.

  • Learn to be tech-savvy this winter in Schaumburg Jan 6, 2012 8:05 AM
    A series of five one-day programs at the Schaumburg Park District this winter could turn you from a novice into a tech-savvy photographer and social media guru.

  • Schaumburg wins Governor’s Home Town Award Dec 8, 2011 2:16 PM
    Schaumburg has just won the Governor’s 2011 Home Town Award for Beautification and Sustainability for Division VI in recognition of its 2010 recycling event. The event was recognized for its growth from a small-scale affair for the proper disposal of small electronics and paper shredding to one that could handle large televisions.

  • New book tells, shows Barrington’s history Dec 2, 2011 3:12 PM
    Monday will see the release of the latest book in Arcadia Publishing’s Postcard History Series — this one on Barrington. The 128-page book by local historian Ken Munson boasts more than 200 vintage photographs and postcards that help tell the story of Barrington’s past.

  • Dist. 220 administrators back from China Nov 18, 2011 12:13 PM
    Superintendent Tom Leonard and Barrington High School Principal Steve McWilliams were among six Barrington Unit District 220 administrators who joined a group of 30 Chicago-area educators for an eight-day visit to schools in Beijing and Tianjian, China earlier this month.

  • Santa flying in, making house calls Nov 11, 2011 8:16 AM
    Looking for somewhere other than a shopping mall or department store to visit Santa this holiday season? The Schaumburg Park District can help.

  • Winners preparing for holiday decorating contest Nov 3, 2011 3:04 PM
    While it might be too early for some to start thinking about the Schaumburg Park District’s early December Holiday House Decorating Contest, let’s be honest and admit that the families who’re going to win already have it on their minds.

  • Schaumburg Park District holds Halloween decorating contest Oct 6, 2011 2:52 PM
    The Schaumburg Park District is inviting residents to have fun as either a competitor or judge in its annual Halloween House Decorating Contest this month. You just can’t be both. Only the first 10 houses to enter the contest by 9 p.m. Oct. 20 will be judged during a tour on Oct. 24.

  • Go back in time at Schaumburg’s Autumn Harvest Festival Sep 23, 2011 11:54 AM
    Nostalgia buffs will be transported back to the ‘80s and ‘90s — that is, the 1880s and 1790s — at this year’s Autumn Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 2 at Spring Valley’s Volkening Heritage Farm in Schaumburg.

  • Dist. 220 mulls middle school boundaries Sep 9, 2011 8:32 AM
    At the request of new member Richard Burkhart, the entire Barrington Unit District 220 board of education is mulling whether now is the time to even out the attendance boundaries between Station Middle School and Prairie Middle School.

  • Barrington man ends English Channel bid, for now Sep 1, 2011 3:51 PM
    Barrington resident Don Macdonald has officially given up his hopes of swimming the English Channel this year, due to uncooperative weather. Macdonald was hoping to cross the Channel as part of a fundraising effort for Barrington Unit District 220.

  • Barrington swimmers encounter change of Channel Aug 25, 2011 3:44 PM
    A pair of Barrington men who planned separate swims across the English Channel this month encountered very different luck when it comes to the weather. While Doug McConnell, 53, crossed the Channel earlier this week, the attempt by fellow swimmer Don Macdonald, 49, has been put on hold by stormy conditions.

  • Stranger reunites pen with former Schaumburg H.S. athletic director Aug 18, 2011 2:10 PM
    A stranger goes to extraordinary lengths to return the lost, personalized pen of Schaumburg High School coaching legend John Selke.

  • Native American powwow coming to Busse Woods in September Aug 12, 2011 10:08 AM
    The American Indian Center of Chicago and Cook County Forest Preserve District will hold a Traditional Powwow, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17-18, near the boating center at the Busse Woods Forest Preserve near routes 72 and 53 in Elk Grove Village.

  • Schaumburg’s ‘Got Talent!’ show Aug. 13 Jul 28, 2011 4:32 PM
    Discover Schaumburg's treasure trove of talent or show off your own at "Schaumburg's Got Talent!" on Aug. 13 at the Schaumburg Park District's Community Recreation Center.

  • Golf outing raises $29,000 for Dist. 54 Jul 15, 2011 9:47 AM
    The Schaumburg Township Elementary School Foundation’s 14th annual golf outing raised $29,000 last month for District 54 schools. The 24-year-old charitable foundation funds programs for District 54 students which are not covered by school budgets or tax dollars.

  • Dodgeball Days in Schaumburg July 15-16 Jul 7, 2011 2:34 PM
    The National Amateur Dodgeball Association’s 12th annual Dodgeball Days will take place late next week at Schaumburg’s Olympic Park. And there’s still time to enter a team before the registration deadline on July 12.

  • Japanese Sister City visiting Schaumburg Jul 1, 2011 3:03 PM
    Visitors from Schaumburg's Japanese Sister City of Namerikawa will tour the village and immediate vicinity Tuesday and Wednesday before spending the rest of their U.S. visit seeing the big city sights of Chicago.

  • Schaumburg’s Larson lands spot at final shuttle launch Jun 24, 2011 6:44 AM
    Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson will be a witness to history early next month when he travels to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to watch the final space shuttle launch.

  • Schaumburg Summer Breeze concerts return Jun 16, 2011 2:01 PM
    Schaumburg’s Summer Breeze Concert Series will soon return, again bringing cool relief to the hottest part of the season. Organized by the Schaumburg Park District and held lakeside on Schaumburg’s municipal grounds at Schaumburg Court and Summit Drive, the free concerts will be held at 7 p.m. on select Saturdays.

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