11 hrs ago
Editorial: Wanted: Creative tools to stimulate job growth
You can start with pension reform and the mounting state deficit and work your way through medical marijuana, concealed carry, gambling and any number of other important topics.
15 hrs ago
Lawmakers Debate Lowering Mandatory School Age From 7 To 6
The Illinois Senate has passed a measure that would require parents to send their kids to school before their 7th birthday, in a vote that broke down along party lines.
Health Care - Life Experience Coordinator The Garlands of Barrington...
Life Experience Coordinator The Garlands of Barrington is seeking a creative and energetic leader to transition our Memory Care unit into a dynamic, activity and ability based model of service.
Tue May 21, 2013
Man charged with church molestation also cared for District 220...
A Willow Creek Community Church volunteer charged earlier this month with molesting an 8-year-old boy also worked for a Barrington Park District program that looked after children before and after school.
Barrington fire district searching for its own staff
According to Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District trustees, questions over their proposed year-end split with the Barrington Fire Department have changed from theoretical to practical - from "why?" to "how?" That means starting a process by which the fire district - a separate taxing body - will begin acquiring its own staff and ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
DUIs and Traffic Arrests: Barrington Police Blotter
DUI Brendan T. Moratz, 27, of 611 S. Division St., Barrington, was arrested for DUI, BAC over .08, leaving the scene of property damage accident, no insurance and no driver's license on person after being involved in an accident at 312 S. Hager Ave., May 6. He was released on bond and given a Cook County court date of June 20.
Band Camp Barrington Comes to McGonigal's
Submitted by Kelly Donlea. Local Dad and business-owner Mark Whitaker has found a better way to entertain a crowd at a party than bubble wrap.
CLC would be part of test program meant to create jobs
College of Lake County and three other 2-year schools would be a part of a test job-training program under a measure recently passed by the Illinois Senate.
Health Care - The Garlands of Barrington is looking for special and...
The Garlands of Barrington is looking for special and caring individuals who want to make a difference in an older adult's life to join our team! We have opened our own homecare department, Garlands Homecare Solutions, and we are looking to fill the following positions: -C.N.A's Part time -All shifts -1 year home health experience preferred ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Our View: A rough week for Obama administration
Thumbs down: To the Obama administration for the numerous scandals that have become a major distraction for his second term.
Thu May 16, 2013
Bill stripping mass-transit boards of pensions heads to governor
A bill stripping pension and insurance benefits from future appointees to Chicago-area mass-transit boards is on its way to Gov.
Spotlight: People to watch
"Menagerie" runs May 23-June 30 at Theater Wit. For tickets, call 975-8150. was chosen to represent the State of Illinois in the finals of the National High School Musical Theater Awards.
Teen charged with molesting boy at Willow Creek
A 19-year-old volunteer at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington has been charged with molesting an 8-year-old boy back in February, said a spokeswoman for the Cook County state's attorney.
The Southtown Star
Donley's Wild West Town a return to yesteryear
Direct your parents to load up the family car and head on Interstate 90 past Barrington, past Elgin and through Hampshire.
Wed May 15, 2013
What's the Going Rate For a Lawn Service in Barrington?
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too.
Positive Attitude Sustains Barrington Boy Hit by Train
Hough Street School fifth-grader Dominic Szymanski survived a horrific train accident just two months ago in downtown Barrington.
Tue May 14, 2013
Church Volunteer Charged With Fondling Boy In Special Needs Class
A 19-year-old man who volunteered for a program assisting children with special needs at a northwest suburban megachurch has been charged with sexually abusing one of those children.
Man Charged with Disorderly Conduct after Arguing with Police on...
The Des Plaines Police Department provided the following reports. Criminal Damage to Property, Graffiti Newspaper boxes, an electrical box and signage at the Cumberland Metra depot, 485 E. Northwest Highway were vandalized with graffiti, and reported to police at 8:44 a.m. on May 10.
Barrington: A Look at Metra Stops, Income Level
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to a map by Crain's Chicago Business Journal.
New Burger Restaurant Coming to Barrington
A new restaurant is opening in the Shops of Flint Creek next to Heinen's Fine Foods, 365Barrington reports.