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State Senator Suzi Schmidt. (Lake County Sheriff's police / June 12, 2012)

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt arrested in stalking case

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested by Lake County Sheriff’s deputies this afternoon on a misdemeanor warrant alleging that she damaged her neighbor’s property and … Read more ›

David Page, Candidate for State Senate
From the community

Candidates Page, Renz and Rudd Surpass Signature-gathering Goals

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – June 4, 2012 – Three recently slated candidates exceeded their goals by several hundred signatures during petition circulation. The candidates are … Read more ›

From the community

Third Rabid Bat Found in Lake County in 2012

The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center continues to urge Lake County residents to avoid contact with bats, and to follow public health recommendations whenever … Read more ›

(Left to right) Teamous Newburne, Mike Henry, Leslie Coolidge, Hannah Gross.
From the community

Leslie Coolidge Joins Dundee Parade

Leslie Coolidge, running for Congress in part of Dundee, poses with supporters preparing to entertain children just prior to marching in the Dundee Memorial Day … Read more ›

From the community

Tenth Dems Offers Summer Internships

Highland Park, IL. – The Tenth Congressional District Democrats (“Tenth Dems”) is now accepting applications for its Summer Internship Program. Internships are available to high … Read more ›

From the community

Local Democrats Nominate Page for State Senate, Renz for State Rep

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL – May 15, 2012 – Led by the Wheeling Township Democrats, local Democrats recently met to nominate two new Democratic candidates: David … Read more ›

From the community

Stop Hough-Main Give Away

Stop Hough-Main Give AwayThe Barrington Village Board announced the latest plan in their attempts to redevelop the downtown at the town hall meeting April 19th. … Read more ›

Palatine councilman, new Cook GOP leader, looks at new strategy

The work of any suburban trustee or council member rotates between high profile issues, such as tax increases, to the mundane, whether to allow a building … Read more ›

From the community

Stand for Children congratulates Senator Michael Noland on his 22nd Senate District win in the Illinois primary

Attributable to Mary Anderson, Executive Director of Stand for Children “Stand for Children congratulates Senator Michael Noland on his 22nd Senate District win in the … Read more ›

Presidential Hopeful Newt Gingrich to Make Barrington Appearance reports: Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich will make appearances in Barrington and Elgin next week as part … Read more ›