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Barrington Area Library Welcomes Artists from Little City
Fly Away by artist Tarik Echols is currently on display at the Barrington Area Library, in an exhibit featuring the artists of Little City's Center For The Arts.
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Sunscreen: To Spray or Not to Spray?
While summer may be winding down, the sun's rays are still heating up. Parents, it's time to put down the spray-on sunscreen.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Tour of Flint Creek Savanna Sept. 7
With it's cooler weather, you can see prairie plants such as copper grasses, compass plants in bloom, gigantic prairie dock leaves, dropseed smelling like butter, blue gentians peaking out from the protection of the tall grasses, even a monarch or swallowtail flitting around the milkweed plants, leading the way down the trail.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Walmart Neighborhood Market opens Wednesday in Des Plaines
A new grocery store opening in the suburbs today includes a familiar big box name, but the store's concept is to be much smaller.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Home rule question put on Barrington ballot
Barrington voters will be asked in November whether their village should become a home-rule community, a move supported by an independent committee of residents impaneled to explore the issue.
Celebrate 50 years of Beatles at BACOA Bash
The Chicago-based Cavern Beat recreates the hits and the energy of a Beatles concert.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Hospitals to see Medicare payments tied more to readmission rates
Emergency Department social worker James Messerschmidt works to provide information Friday at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington on resources available for a caretaker who became ill while caring for another patient.
Farm image exhibition
"The Farm: Images from the Heartland" art exhibition opens Sunday, Aug. 24, with a public artist's reception from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lake County Discovery Museum, at the Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.
Residents, cyclists feud over Barrington Hills roads
Across the suburbs, communities are becoming more friendly to bicyclists by establishing designated bike routes, promoting bicycling safety and adding bike lanes to busy streets.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Knee Surgeries Linked to Obesity
Running, jumping, bending and even the simple task of walking are all actions that require the use of your knees.
Plan for the future with 'When I'm 64' workshop
BACOA and the Barrington Area Library are sponsoring "When I'm 64," a three-part workshop that will help guide sixtysomethings as they look toward retirement.
Lawmakers Urge Oakwood Hills To Reopen Village Hall
Two state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Religion News Service
Sweeping away the clutter: a Q&a with Bill Hybels on a Simplifya
Bill Hybels has written a new book, "Simplify: Ten Practices to Unclutter Your Soul" , focused on helping people take a hard look at their life choices.
Order your fall trees, shrubs at Citizens for Conservation sale
The Blackhaw-viburnum pictured is just one of the many native trees and shrubs available through the Citizens for Conservation annual Fall Native Tree and Shrub Sale.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Hospital car-in-pond incident remains a mystery
BARRINGTON – A full investigation into an empty security vehicle that was found while draining a pond on the campus of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington found nothing suspicious, the Lake County Sheriff's Department says.
Elgin caregiver faces identity theft charges
Police have charged an Elgin woman with aggravated identity theft for stealing the identity of a resident from The Garlands of Barrington and taking $8,200 from the victim's bank account, the Lake County News Sun is reporting.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
New chapel a fitting first for Good Shepherd renovations
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital will dedicate a new chapel today, making it the first portion of the hospital completed as part of the ongoing Campus Modernization Project.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Advocate Good Shepherd planning breast density lecture
BARRINGTON – Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has planned a free community health lecture on breast density, according to a news release.
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Former Barrington graduate returns home as new doctor
Dr. Noel Baker, who has completed his residency in Halifax with Dalhousie University, is originally from the Clarks Harbour area, and is a former Barrington High School graduate.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Sentencing today for Barrington teen who caused fatal 2013 crash
The Barrington Hills teen who pleaded guilty last month to driving intoxicated and causing a fatal crash will learn his sentence today.