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  • Report details Barrington-area water levels Mar 31, 2015 4:34 PM
    The Barrington Area Council of Governments has released its Groundwater Monitoring Program’s baseline report, intended as a reference point for tracking groundwater level conditions in the Barrington area. Shallow aquifer groundwater is the primary source for the Barrington area’s water supply, supporting both municipal and private wells.

  • CFC native plant sale set for May 2-3 Mar 31, 2015 5:47 PM
    Citizens for Conservation will hold its 19th annual Native Plant, Shrub and Tree Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3. The sale will feature a huge selection of robust, hardy native plants, and knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to answer questions.

  • Three groups merge to create mega local hospice organization Mar 31, 2015 2:37 PM
    Three area hospice care providers announced today that they have entered into an agreement to merge into one agency which, when fully integrated, will become one of the largest nonprofit palliative and end-of-life care providers in the state.

  • The end of winter and the beginning of spring are reflected in The Week in Pictures Mar 30, 2015 1:00 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features people dealing with the last of the winter snow, and the first maple syrup of the spring.

  • Barrington police sergeants graduate from Northwestern program Mar 30, 2015 5:08 PM
    Barrington police Sgt. Michael Hanson and Sgt. Michael Gorzelanczyk have graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety, the police department announced Monday.

  • Sidewalk, curb, lighting work begins around Barrington Village Center Mar 30, 2015 5:52 PM
    Work done at the village-backed commercial real estate project in downtown Barrington will begin directly affecting residents and drivers for the next month, the village announced Monday. The sidewalks adjacent to the Barrington Village Center, at Hough and Main streets, will be replaced, meaning pedestrians will have to use walkways across the street.

  • April 3 Blood Drive to Raise Awareness on Obstetric Condition Mar 31, 2015 7:10 AM
    April 3 Blood Drive to Raise Awareness on Obstetric Condition

  • UnitedHealth buys Catamaran for $12 billion Mar 30, 2015 7:17 PM
    Schaumburg-based Catamaran today was acquired by OptumRx, which is the pharmacy business of UnitedHealthCare in a $12.8 billion deal. But the fate of its workforce and Schaumburg headquarters is still unknown.

  • Durbin statements show double standard Mar 29, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Barrington letter to the editor: Dear Sen. Durbin: I noticed that you felt Republicans put Loretta Lynch on the “back of the bus.” Seems to me you did not vote for Condoleeza Rice--- are you a racist?

  • Nominees announced for YWCA Leader Luncheon Mar 27, 2015 9:25 PM
    The YWCA Elgin recently announced the nominees for the 32nd annual Leader Luncheon Awards to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at The Seville in Streamwood. At the luncheon, the Racial Justice Award will be named after Betty Brown, longtime Elgin community leader and activist.

  • Heart Sounds 2015 Symposium to highlight innovations in cardiology Mar 26, 2015 6:15 PM
    Medical professionals are invited to attend “Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015”, a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The educational program for registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, doctors and other clinicians will be held Saturday, April 18.

  • Palatine Township Rural Fire Board Opening Mar 26, 2015 7:47 AM
    Palatine Township Rural Fire Board Opening

  • Learn how to ‘echo weave’ at Fine Line Mar 24, 2015 4:23 PM
    Fine Line weaving instructor Beth Duncan will offer “Echo Weave, A Starting Point,” on Saturdays, April 4 and 18. “Learning to weave can seem daunting at the start; there is a lot of prep work before the actual weaving begins. As with all things worth learning, take your time and practice," Duncan said.

  • Priest helps heroin addicts heal 'hole in the soul' Mar 24, 2015 12:36 PM
    Rev. Jim Swarthout of Barrington has buried 14 people who died from heroin overdoses in the past three years, but every week he works with others who are addicted to try to prevent them from going down that path. Swarthout, 60, is clergy community coordinator for Rosecrance Health Network, and he's a cross between a priest and an addiction counselor. He's a resource for other clergy members as they deal with addiction issues popping up in their communities.

  • Scholarship Offered for Gardeners Mar 25, 2015 3:08 PM
    Grayslake Greenery Garden Club The Grayslake Greenery Garden Club is offering its annual scholarship for the 2015 school year.

  • Mano a Mano marks 15-year anniversary with annual gala Mar 25, 2015 3:20 PM
    Mano a Mano Family Resource Center will hold its annual gala on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Round Lake Beach Civic Center and Cultural Center.

  • April 10: The Second City touring ensemble to perform at CLC Mar 25, 2015 3:08 PM
    Chicago’s famous comedy troupe, The Second City, will serve up comedic twists on today’s local headlines and present some of the best sketches from the past at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 10 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.

  • Clearbrook Event Showcases Tastes of Italy Mar 24, 2015 7:46 AM
    Clearbrook PAL Event Showcases Tastes of Italy

  • Local Girl Scouts attend United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Mar 23, 2015 6:59 PM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois recently sent Girl Scouts Emily Bettler, 16, of South Elgin, Lindsay Schwartz, 18, of Kildeer, and Stefany Veldhuizen, 17, of Sycamore to participate as delegates in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

  • Countdown for registration for The Literacy Connection’s Trivia Bee Fundraiser Mar 23, 2015 6:42 PM
    Fourteen teams are gearing up to compete in The Literacy Connection’s 18th annual Trivia Bee Fundraiser, set for Saturday, April 18, at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin. The agency is looking for more teams to join the competition.

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