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Lake County Board member Aaron Lawlor selected as Edgar Fellow

Lake County board member, Aaron Lawlor, said that in his travels around the country he has heard many jokes and snide remarks about government corruption … Read more ›

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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 ›

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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and LifeSource will host a blood drive to celebrate World Blood Donor Day

Barrington, Ill.—Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and LifeSource will host a blood drive to celebrate World Blood Donor Day in the Prairie Room at Good Shepherd … Read more ›

Barrington Children's Charities Board Members, Derby Party 2011
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Barrington Children's Charities 2nd Annual "Run for the Roses" Derby Party May 5th

Barrington Children’s Charities invites local area residents and business owners to attend the 2nd annual “Run for the Roses” Derby Party fundraising event. This year’s … 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 ›

Allerton Hotel Chicago
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Christina Currie Events, Inc. Announces "Grace Meets Glamour" Bridal Event

Christina Currie Events, Inc. will host the first ever "Grace Meets Glamour" wedding affair at the Allerton hotel in Chicago. The innovative annual event will … 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 ›

JEWEL-OSCO store director Glen Poulson congratulates Diane N., of Barrington, on her $25,000 prize in the retailer's Wish Big Win Big Holiday Giveaway.
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Barrington Woman Celebrates $25,000 Prize in JEWEL-OSCO Game

Diane N. is starting the new year with a big win! She recently collected a $25,000 prize in JEWEL-OSCO’s Wish Big Win Big Holiday Giveaway … Read more ›

Learning to choose the right foods at the grocery store!
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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital offers cooking demonstration!Cooking with Diabetes: Heart Healthy Cooking

The Advocate Good Shepherd Diabetes Care Center is sponsoring Cooking with Diabetes: Heart Healthy Cooking class Wednesday February 8, 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Prairie/Lakeview Rooms … Read more ›

Witness at murder trial says Mario Casciaro told him, ‘Get out of here, I’ll handle this.’

Shane Lamb this morning testified in McHenry County Circuit Court to details of a five-minute physical altercation that prosecutors say set the stage for murder … Read more ›