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Fire causes $400,000 damage to Hoffman Estates home
The cause of a fire that caused an estimated $400,000 damage to a Hoffman Estates home Tuesday afternoon remains under investigation, fire officials said Wednesday.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Nominees announced for Barrington Athena Leadership Award
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its seven nominees for the 2014 Athena Leadership Award, which recognizes women who have exemplified excellence in their business or profession.
Too Much TV Time Linked to Kids' Poor Sleep Habits
Sleep is important in early childhood especially when young bodies and minds are developing quickly.
Barrington native a scream in upcoming 'Godzilla'
Barrington native Dona Wood might have a feature scream in the upcoming thriller "Godzilla" if her work isn't edited from the final cut.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Glenview Heinen's to Open May 7
The following is from Heinen's Grocery Store: Heinen's Grocery Store, the Cleveland-based grocery chain, continues to expand in Chicago, this time in the suburb of Glenview.
Local Police Arrest 3 in Marijuana Drug Trafficking Ring
Local police arrested a Barrington man and a Union man and woman for their involvement in a marijuana trafficking ring, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
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GE Healthcare Completes Acquisition of Analytics Solutions Provider CHCA
BARRINGTON, Ill., April 15 -- General Electric issued the following news release: GE Healthcare announced today it has completed the acquisition of CHCA Computer Systems Inc., an operating room management and analytics solutions provider, headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Lucky homeowners get landscaping makeovers
"Get Your Summer On" prize winner JoAnne Lee and her husband, Jack, have a new front entry area at their Arlington Heights home.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Three arrested following marijuana seizure
Larry A. Thompson, 52, of Barrington, was charged with marijuana trafficking, a Class 1 felony; delivery of marijuana, a Class 2 felony; and possession of marijuana, a Class 3 felony.
Put The Needle On The Record - Record Store Day 2014
Record Store Day is back for 2014, and by all accounts its bigger than ever. Like last year, Our annual listing includes some our favorite stores in the city, suburbs and downstate Illinois.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Meeting addresses consequences of 'sexting' after alleged incident in Barrington
After some students at a suburban school were caught sexting, parents are learning how to recognize the warning signs and how to handle it if they're child is caught up in it.
Northwest suburban groups to pamper Earth
Citizens for Conservation Earth Day volunteers will work 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, continuing the group's restoration of its preserves.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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The Long Wait On Safety Rules For The 'Soda Can' Of Rail Cars
Freight trains roll through the Chicago suburb of Barrington, Ill., every day, many pulling older tank cars known as DOT-111s.
District 220 parents have plenty to say about class sizes
Around 30 parents voiced their concerns about projected class sizes at elementary schools in Barrington Unit District 220 during a school board meeting Monday afternoon.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Low-dose CT scan can detect lung cancer in its early stages
CT technologist Traci Schauer prepares Ellen Jeffrey of Huntley before her lung screening Wednesday in Huntley.
Don't just sit on the couch, says 102-year-old volunteer
She not only is one of the longest serving volunteers in its 32-year history, she is the oldest.
10 stories you may have missed this weekend
2. Lots of people build model trains, but Elgin master mechanic David H. Kloke is building a full-size replica of the funeral train car that carried Abraham Lincoln's body in 1865 from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Ill.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Antiques market draws crowds to Lake County Fairgrounds
David Thiel of Hainesville, left, talks to Joe Pacovsky of Backyard Bed & Breakfast about his birdhouses during the Zurko Antique and Flea Market Sunday at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake.
Dist. 95 open to suggestions in survey regarding hot classrooms
What started as some parental concern raised early in the academic year about hot classrooms in schools without central air conditioning has developed into a full-fledged effort by Lake Zurich Unit District 95 to gain more input on the issue.