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  • Citizens for Conservation burn crew recruitment Mar 19, 2015 12:34 PM
    Citizens for Conservation is recruiting additional members for its prescribed burn crews. The burns, which are critical for the health of our ecosytems, take place in the spring and fall in Barrington area preserves.

     
  • Mass-shooting simulation to be staged at Barrington High School Mar 19, 2015 5:18 PM
    A large-scale active shooter drill will be staged at Barrington High School Friday morning, where hundreds of police officers, firemen and even SWAT personnel will descend on the building while students are away for the first day of Spring Break. “To make the drill as lifelike as possible police will fire real weapons (without bullets) and victims will have makeup applied to simulate injuries,” a media release sent out by the district Thursday afternoon read.

     
  • Why This Rookie Star is Retiring from the NFL Mar 20, 2015 7:08 AM
    Why This Rookie Star is Retiring from the NFL

     
  • Images: See inside Barrington’s White House during renovation Mar 19, 2015 4:19 PM
    Take a tour of the Barrington White House, as the 117-year old house is in the process of being restored the to its former glory.Renovation includes repair of the three-story building's roof, which crews removed in the fall. The new roof includes metal trusses and fire-treated materials.

     
  • Justice and Healing Seminar offered March 28 at Barrington UMC Mar 18, 2015 8:26 PM
    A Justice and Healing Seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 28, at Barrington United Methodist Church. Join the presenters as they lead a dialogue on justice and healing for the nation. They will share their perspectives on the church’s responsibility to create the “beloved community,” their personal experiences, what your individual and collective Christian responsibilities are in understanding the issues, speaking out about injustices and acting in ways that demonstrate commitment to Christian ideals.

     
  • Algonquin’s Shamrock Shave raises over $62,000 Mar 18, 2015 8:46 PM
    St. Margaret Mary’s annual “Shamrock Shave” raised more than $62,500 for needy in the community and pediatric cancer research. You can still pledge your favorite Shavee online up until April 1.

     
  • More Dist. 220 students will get iPads next year Mar 18, 2015 8:54 PM
    More Barrington area students will get iPads when they go back to school in the fall, the District 220 school board agreed this week.

     
  • Northwest suburban police blotter Mar 18, 2015 4:10 PM
    A woman purchased three $100 Vanilla Visa gift cards in December at Walgreens, 1 N. Elmhurst Road, Prospect Hieghts. When her family tried to use the cards, they discovered that the value had been stolen. One card was missing $98.50 after it was used fraudulently at the Ulta store in Prospect Heights. The second card lost $95 in value when it was used at Sears in Vernon Hills. The third card lost all $100 in value when it was used at Jewel in Des Plaines and several times at a Mobil gas station in Vernon Hills.

     
  • The 24 Hour Book Bridge Cycling Challenge Relay Mar 18, 2015 3:14 PM
    Grayslake, Illinois: Limited space is still available for teams and individual cyclists in the 2nd annual Book Bridge Challenge on March 20-21, 2015.

     
  • Coyote rescued from car grille returns to wild Mar 18, 2015 5:33 AM
    After five months in rehabilitation, Vern, the coyote, is free. Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation in Barrington cared for the injured coyote, who they named Vern after the Buick Verano that hit him last September in Waukegan. Vern was found wedged in the grille of the car, injured but alive. Last weekend, he was released into the wild.

     
  • Whatever it’s called, Rauner solving problem Mar 17, 2015 5:15 AM
    A Barrington letter to the editor: Time for all of us to change our language. Gov. Rauner isn’t anti-union; he’s trying to solve the problem of restoring a reasonable balance between the power of public unions and the interests of the citizens of Illinois.

     
  • Barrington mayor says projects will be worth the effort Mar 17, 2015 5:30 AM
    Village President Karen Darch said although they have been a long time coming, the Barrington White House and Village Center projects will soon become vital to the village so much so that it will be hard to think what Barrington was like without them. “One hundred fifty years from now, or even 50 years from now, let’s hope some future residents are standing in front of the White House thinking, ‘Of course this lovely place is here in our great village,’” Darch said.

     
  • Willow Creek Church hosting forum on human trafficking Mar 17, 2015 5:27 PM
    A panel discussion on human trafficking will be held at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington Wednesday night. Representatives from several organizations, including the Salvation Army, New Name Ministry and Refuge for Women, will speak at the Human Trafficking Ministry Community Forum.

     
  • Understand Your Pain Mar 17, 2015 3:12 PM
    Understand Your Pain: Arthritis and Orthopedic Issues as We Age Understand Your Pain is the second 2015 Wellness Ministry program sponsored in coordination between Advocate Condell Medical Center and Ivanhoe Congregational Church. It will be held on Monday, March 23, at 7 pm at Ivanhoe Congregational Church, 21078 W. Route 176, in Mundelein.

     
  • BCIA congratulates Dr. Keith Kretschmar on receiving board certification in neurofeedback Mar 16, 2015 4:47 PM
    The Biofeedback Certification International Alliance, formerly the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA), is pleased to announce that Dr. Keith Kretschmar, DC, BCN has become Board Certified in Neurofeedback. Dr. Kretschmar joins an elite group of professionals who have met the educational, clinical, ethical, and exam criteria required in order to become a certified provider of neurofeedback services.

     
  • Easter egg hunt for adults by moonlight and flashlight Mar 16, 2015 7:42 PM
    With flashlight in hand, adults, age 18 and older, are invited to search for Easter eggs from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, at Boy Scout Camp Big Timber in Elgin. The first-ever Three Fires Council Adult Flashlight Egg Hunt includes 6,000 numbered plastic Easter eggs scattered over 10 acres of wooded campground. Select eggs will be redeemable for prizes. The grand prize (each night) is a 42-inch flat screen television.

     
  • Girl hurt after self-defense spray accidentally released at Kohl's Mar 17, 2015 10:44 AM
    A girl was injured Sunday after accidentally releasing a self-defense spray inside a fitting room at Kohl's Department Store in Schaumburg, authorities said. She was transported to the hospital with minor injuries,and five other people were treated at the scene and released.

     
  • Health Insurance for People 65 + Years Mar 17, 2015 3:12 PM
    This lesson will explore the options and tools necessary for health insurance decisions by people approaching or whom are already on Medicare.

     
  • Continuing the St. Patrick’s Day party Mar 15, 2015 7:00 AM
    There's no need to only celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Tuesday, March 17. Many local celebrations have already begun. Here's our guide to some local St. Patrick's Day events, from Sunday, March 15, through Tuesday, March 17.

     
  • Rotary Club of Long Grove, Kildeer, Hawthorn Woods Seeking Charities Mar 16, 2015 7:29 AM
    Rotary Club of Long Grove, Kildeer, Hawthorn Woods Seeking Charities

     
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