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District 54 names new asst. superintendent
The Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 school board has appointed Erin Knoll as the district's new assistant superintendent for teaching and learning.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Barrington brings first ChristKindlFest to town
Violinist Eden Kosiorek of the Lake Zurich Middle School South "Silly Strings" tunes up before performing Saturday at ChristKindlFest in downtown Barrington.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Have You Checked Out Wolff's Flea Market?
Wolff's Flea Market , located at 1775 N. Rand Rd., in Palatine, re-opened for the fall/winter season last month.
Allegro Adult Choir Presents Holiday Concert Sunday
The Palatine Park District's Allegro Adult Choir presents their annual Holiday Concert, "Allegro Goes to the Movies," at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood St., in Palatine.
'Keep the Wreath Red' Promotes Holiday Fire Safety
The Palatine Fire Department will again be participating in the annual "Keep the Wreath Red" holiday safety program.
Del Mar Unchallenged in Bid for Palatine Township Committeeman
Del Mar secured more than 500 signatures and was the first to file petitions with the Cook County Clerk on Nov. 25, according to a press release from the Palatine Township Republican Organization .
Palatine Residents Named Admissions Ambassadors at Augustana College
Two Palatine students attending Augustana College in Rock Island are part of a team of 116 student admissions ambassadors helping the Office of Admissions recruit new students.
Regional Police Blotter: Palatine Bank Robbers Elude Capture
Palatine Palatine Police Searching for Chase Bank Robbers Police continue to search for two men suspected of robbing a Chase Bank , 825 Euclid Ave. in Palatine, Monday afternoon.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Physicians assistant acquitted of molestation charges
A physician's assistant who worked at the Vista Health Center in Palatine was acquitted Thursday of molesting a female patient during an October 2010 gynecological exam.
Auxiliary Post 690 Hosting Holiday 'Stop, Sip & Shop'
The Palatine American Legion Auxiliary Post 690 is hosting Stop, Sip & Shop on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the American Legion Hall, 122 W. Palatine Rd. "Join us for an afternoon of one stop holiday shopping," said Lisa Wente, event co-chair.
Palatine honors couple behind Yellow Ribbon Support Group
Palatine Mayor Jim Schwantz honors Pat and Mac McCoy at Monday's village council meeting.
Hoffman Estates man sentenced to prison for videotaping girl
In exchange for Juan Lara-Ramirez's guilty plea to the class 3 felony, Cook County Judge sentenced the 30-year-old to two years in prison and awarded him credit for the 125 days he has spent in custody.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Editorial: 'Divorcing' fire districts need time to find common ground
There's not much we can say that will influence the approaching split of the Barrington Fire Department and the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District.
Palatine teens plead guilty to robbing ex-friend
Two Palatine teenagers pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing items from the home of a former friend in what police described as a home invasion.
Couture Cupcake Cafe Opening in Nearby Palatine
Couture Cupcake CafA© , which has been open in Kildeer for nearly two years, is opening a new store in downtown Palatine.
Palatine and developer will negotiate for Menard's property
The Palatine village council this week authorized Village Manager Reid Ottesen to begin negotiating a contract with a Rockford-based real estate firm hoping to redevelop the former Menard's site on Rand Road.
'Twist-a-Carol' offers holiday stress relief in Elgin
According to the Vex Theatre Company's artistic director, Rich Geiger of Palatine, "Twist-a Carol" is the antidote for all the charming, yet repetitive Christmas must-dos.
Weekend picks: Plain White T's, Backstreet Boys headline Miracle concert
Members of the rock band, Plain White T's, which performs on the bill of Miracle on State Street at the Chicago Theatre on Friday, Dec. 6. The Backstreet Boys is one of the groups featured at "Miracle on State Street" at the Chicago Theatre on Friday, Dec. 6. See a free screening of the classic holiday film "It's A Wonderful Life," starring, from ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Huntley parks to seek voter OK for new facility
This photo of DeKalb Park District's indoor, artificial turf facility illustrates what Huntley Park District would like to build, if voters approve the referendum question on the March ballot.
Palatine Village Hall Remodel Won't Include Fire Station
Plans for the $12.8 million renovation of the Palatine Village Hall progressed this week as council members voted 6 to 1 Monday to accept the design concept and green light the negotiation of related contracts for development services.