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Our View: A rough week for Obama administration
Thumbs down: To the Obama administration for the numerous scandals that have become a major distraction for his second term.
Thu May 16, 2013
Bill stripping mass-transit boards of pensions heads to governor
A bill stripping pension and insurance benefits from future appointees to Chicago-area mass-transit boards is on its way to Gov.
Spotlight: People to watch
"Menagerie" runs May 23-June 30 at Theater Wit. For tickets, call 975-8150. was chosen to represent the State of Illinois in the finals of the National High School Musical Theater Awards.
Teen charged with molesting boy at Willow Creek
A 19-year-old volunteer at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington has been charged with molesting an 8-year-old boy back in February, said a spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney.
The Southtown Star
Donley's Wild West Town a return to yesteryear
Direct your parents to load up the family car and head on Interstate 90 past Barrington, past Elgin and through Hampshire.
Wed May 15, 2013
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Barrington?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Positive Attitude Sustains Barrington Boy Hit by Train
Hough Street School fifth-grader Dominic Szymanski survived a horrific train accident just two months ago in downtown Barrington.
Tue May 14, 2013
Church Volunteer Charged With Fondling Boy In Special Needs Class
A 19-year-old man who volunteered for a program assisting children with special needs at a northwest suburban megachurch has been charged with sexually abusing one of those children.
Man Charged with Disorderly Conduct after Arguing with Police on...
The Des Plaines Police Department provided the following reports. Criminal Damage to Property, Graffiti Newspaper boxes, an electrical box and signage at the Cumberland Metra depot, 485 E. Northwest Highway were vandalized with graffiti, and reported to police at 8:44 a.m. on May 10.
Barrington: A Look at Metra Stops, Income Level
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to a map by Crain's Chicago Business Journal.
New Burger Restaurant Coming to Barrington
A new restaurant is opening in the Shops of Flint Creek next to Heinen's Fine Foods, 365Barrington reports.
Burt Constable With these temperature swings, only strong flowers survive
A light dusting of frost in Wauconda on Monday morning frames these violets, which should be hearty enough to survive the cold as well as today's temperatures expected to hit the mid to upper 80s.
Mon May 13, 2013
Train Accident Heros Honored in Barrington
The best qualities of humanity were exemplified in those who helped 11-year-old Dominic Szymanski survive after he was hit by a Metra train in Barrington, March 15, said Barrington Police Chief Jerry Libit.
Good Shepherd Breast Center wins accreditation
The Breast Center at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital near Barrington has earned a full, three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
National Public Radio
Creator Of Popular Schwinn 'Sting-Ray' Bike Dies
Al Fritz, creator of the "Sting-Ray" bike for Schwinn, died last Tuesday at 88 in Barrington, Ill.
Sun May 12, 2013
Top Stories on Barrington Patch: Week of May 6
Popular Barrington restaurant to open tavern to serve as place for patrons to wait to be seated.
Sunday picks: It's all about Mom today
Mothers and grandmothers can hop on a trolley for a free Mother's Day trolley ride at the Fox River Trolley Museum in South Elgin.
Sat May 11, 2013
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Crystal Lake worker Lisa Rehling needs lift after lung cancer diagnosis
Now, nearly a month later, Kube and the rest of the family have gone from throwing parties to organizing benefits to help her sister, Lisa Rehling, overcome a life-threatening form of lung cancer.
Fri May 10, 2013
What Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Billed Medicare for Common Procedures
When a patient arrives at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington needing a major joint replacement, the hospital bills Medicare $44,897, according to a massive federal database of national health care costs the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made public Wednesday .