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E-Friendly Way to Rid Your Home of E-Waste

Delta Institute, Cook County, and Forest Preserve District Partner To Collect E-Waste RecyclablesPilot Collection Events Will Test Locations as Possible Permanent Sites CHICAGO (May 31, … Read more ›

Robert J. Smith

Rolling Meadows authorities ask for help finding man, 73, who left assisted care facility in wheelchair

Staff report Rolling Meadows police are asking for help locating a 73-year-old man who left his temporary residence at an assisted care living facility in … Read more ›

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Super Spring Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library will hold their Super Spring Used Book Sale on Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 … Read more ›

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Pregnancy Pampering

Ladies who love their spa time can still indulge in some of their favorite services while they’re expecting. According to the experts from Mario Tricoci … Read more ›

Arlington Heights man who offered girls ride pleads guilty

The Daily Herald reports: An Arlington Heights man pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor disorderly conduct for alarming two 13-year-old girls in Barrington by offering them … Read more ›

subdivision in Hoffman Estates backs up to a Com-Ed Substation on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.  (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune)

Lower electric rates: Voters could help scores of suburbs cut electric bills

Rare is the ballot-box initiative that could actually save taxpayers money. But in Tuesday’s primary election, voters in nearly 300 communities and counties across Illinois … Read more ›

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First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights Completes “Place-Lift,” Returns to Euclid Avenue Campus

Marking the end of a nine-month renovation process, First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights (FUMCAH) will celebrate the dedication of its newly refurbished sanctuary … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›

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Great smartphone apps to help stay organized and on track with your 2012 goals!

The New Year is here and I am sure many have created the unavoidable list of 2012 resolutions. Is it to stay organized? Be healthier? … Read more ›