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  • Buffalo Grove offers free smartphone app Oct 21, 2013 5:26 PM
    A smartphone app for residents and visitors of Buffalo Grove is now available for free in the Google Play store and the iTunes store. The app is the result of collaboration among nine local government entities.

  • BG Singers to present ‘Coast to Coast’ choral show Oct 10, 2013 12:34 PM
    The Buffalo Grove Park District’s BG Singers will perform their 21st annual choral concert as they present “Coast to Coast” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, and Saturday, Nov. 9, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Stevenson High School West Auditorium, located at 1 Stevenson Drive in Lincolnshire.

  • Buffalo Grove holds annual charity softball game Aug 29, 2013 5:30 AM
    Buffalo Grove village officials and members of the Buffalo Grove Area Chamber of Commerce teamed up Wednesday night for the charity softball game that is the unofficial lead-in to Buffalo Grove Days, the big festival that runs today through Labor Day.

  • Buffalo Grove Days kicks off Thursday Aug 26, 2013 11:23 AM
    Buffalo Grove’s biggest annual event is about to commence. Buffalo Grove Days starts Thursday, Aug. 30, and runs through Labor Day in the area around Lake-Cook Road, Raupp Boulevard and Church Road.

  • NSSEO honors people, businesses that aid its special education efforts Jun 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    During a reception last week, students gave tours of a greenhouse and sustainable vegetable garden in Arlington Heights that was created for special education students with help from individuals, businesses and local units of government. "It’s a huge asset to our students, to have this kind of collaboration,” said Maureen Daly.

  • Buffalo Grove celebrates Flag Day Jun 18, 2013 1:11 PM
    Flag Day is a day for all Americans to celebrate and show respect for the flag, its designers and makers. The flag is representative of independence and unity as a nation with a proud history. Buffalo Grove was among the places that held a Flag Day ceremony last Friday. The ceremony was held at Veterans Park, 1300 N. Weiland Road.

  • Adult park behavior targeted in Buffalo Grove May 31, 2013 5:31 PM
    The Buffalo Grove Park District last week began posting signs near athletic fields as part of an effort to curb inappropriate adult behavior during youth sports games. “I didn’t realize how prevalent this problem was until my son played soccer, and then I eventually became a volunteer coach,” said Buffalo Grove Park District marketing manager Mike Terson.

  • State grant will help renovate Willow Stream Park May 17, 2013 5:35 PM
    The Buffalo Grove Park District has been awarded $400,000 from Illinois Open Space Land Acquisition Development program, to help pay the cost of redeveloping Willow Stream Park.

  • Adriane Johnson: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:27 PM
    Candidate information for Adriane Johnson, running for Buffalo Grove Park Board (2-year Term)

  • Jack Schmerer: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:27 PM
    Candidate information for Jack Schmerer, running for Buffalo Grove Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Scott Jacobson: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:27 PM
    Candidate information for Scott Jacobson, running for Buffalo Grove Park Board (4-year Terms)

  • Is lack of cursive writing skills to blame? Feb 5, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Sara Lamb wonders if the problem with Jona Augustyn's petitions isn't due to "cursive writing being jettisoned in our public schools. These young citizens do not know how to sign their own names!" she writes.

  • Buffalo Grove’s Raupp Museum gets $149,250 grant Jan 29, 2013 12:12 PM
    The Raupp Museum, operated by the Buffalo Grove Park District, will get a state grant to rehabilitate and add to one of its most popular exhibits. The Buffalo Grove Park District will receive a grant for $149,250 toward the Raupp Museum's Buffalo Grove Crossroads Exhibit, formerly the Town Square Exhibit.

  • Petition deadline nears for Buffalo Grove parks seats Dec 20, 2012 10:43 AM
    9.71- Two current Buffalo Grove Park District Commissioner positions for four-year terms and one unexpired two-year term are open for election in the April 9, 2013 Consolidated Election. Petitions can be picked up between 8:30 a.m. and 8 p.m., Mondays and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays at the Alcott Center, 530 Bernard Drive in Buffalo Grove

  • Longtime Buffalo Grove golf course manager retires Nov 16, 2012 2:18 PM
    Since their inception, Carmen Molinaro has been the face of Buffalo Grove's golf courses. This week, the Buffalo Grove village board said goodbye to Molinaro, who has retired from his position running the Buffalo Grove and Arboretum golf courses for 39 years. "I'll finally get to play some golf, which, when you're in the business, you really don't get to do," Molinaro said.

  • Buffalo Grove finally getting performing arts center? Sep 25, 2012 3:43 PM
    Two decades of discussions about Bufflao Grove's need for a performing arts center finally are bearing fruit. The park district Monday authorized the $3.7 million purchase of the Congregation Beth Am property at 225 McHenry Road and plan to convert it into a 450-500 seat performing arts center.

  • Kudos for another great BG Stampede Sep 17, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "My thanks to the Buffalo Grove Park District and the many volunteers who, once again, made the Buffalo Grove Stampede a successful and well organized 5K and 10K walk and run," writes Larry Schneider.

  • BG Singers celebrate 20 years with anniversary concert Sep 2, 2012 5:41 PM
    It's been 20 years since the BG Singers formed, and the special anniversary concerts they have in store for Sept. 8 and 9 are full of audience and singer favorites from over the years.

  • Race to close some Buffalo Grove streets Aug 28, 2012 3:13 PM
    Buffalo Grove District's Friends of the Parks Foundation will be hosting its annual 5k and 10k race, the Buffalo Grove Stampede, on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 2. The race begins and ends at Mike Rylko Community Park near the Spray N Play entrance, located at 951 McHenry Road.

  • Buffalo Grove Days goes Hollywood Aug 28, 2012 11:34 AM
    Buffalo Grove Days 2012 opens Wednesday with the annual charity softball game and closes Monday with the Rotary duck race, and in between is five full days of food, rides, music (including Casey Abrams from "American Idol," and Jamie Lono from "The Voice"), games, arts and crafts, instructional classes by the police, a business expo, parade, fireworks and much, much more.

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