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Buffalo Grove seniors have new available handyman
Buffalo Grove's senior citizens can schedule help from Thompson by calling the NWHP at 969-0561.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Secretary of state's mobile driver unit visits Buffalo Grove Aug. 8
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White's Mobile Driver Services unit will be in Buffalo Grove next week providing a Rules of the road review class, driver's license renewals and other services.
Editorial: Traffic tech might save us, and the planet
If you could disconnect addiction to fossil fuels and perhaps save the planet, you'd likely support that.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
National Night Out in the Northwest suburbs
Arlington Heights: Home security tips, business expo, fire truck and police vehicle displays, demonstrations from the police K-9 unit and the Cook County bomb squad, food vendors, inflatable bounce houses, balloons, free Popsicles and popcorn for kids and live music at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at North School Park, 410 N. Arlington Heights Road.
Northbrook's Nick Hardy tied for eighth after Day 1 at Western Amateur
Northbrook's Nick Hardy opened the first round of the Western Amateur on Monday with a 3-under 68 and is three strokes behind co-leaders Zecheng Dou and Geoff Drakeford.
Taste of Lincolnshire draws more than 5,000 people over three days
Nearly flawless weather helped ease the transition, as the long-running Taste of Lincolnshire enjoyed a huge crowd last weekend, in its first year with a new operator.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Lake County trying new smart traffic light system
A new way to move traffic that reacts to actual conditions rather than estimates is getting a trial in Lake County.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber seeks award nominations
The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce is once again looking for nominations of members of its communities that care.
Evanston toasts to 100 years of filtered water
In honor of Evanston's 100 years of filtered water, the Department of Utilities invited neighbors to a July 26 open house at the Evanston Water Treatment Facility, 555 Lincoln St. Folks asked questions of staff who were pleased to celebrate a 100-year anniversary or birthday with bagels, orange juice and naturally, blue bottles filled with Evanston ... (more)
'Spring Awakening' opens Friday in Des Plaines
Shows will be performed at The Leela Arts Center, 620 Lee St., in Des Plaines. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2; at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door.
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8 new dancers join Miami City Ballet
Rainer Krenstetter of Staatsballett Berlin joins the company as a principal dancer.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Teen bands battle at prime gig at Algonquin Founders' Days
Five teen bands from Chicago and the suburbs hoping for a chance to play at the Illinois State Fair took to the stage at Algonquin Founders' Days for the regional finals of the Illinois Teen Battle of the Bands.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Very nice approach by the Bloomingdale Park District, which is holding an open house next week about playground equipment for Seasons Four Park.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Investors 'bullish' on acquiring properties in Arlington Heights, elsewhere
Two former suburban residents have returned to the area to snap up distressed properties, including the Metrolofts in downtown Arlington Heights for $3.89 million.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Des Plaines hopes to save money if new water deal approved
Des Plaines hopes to extend a new water pipe from its pumping station at 877 Central Road to the Northwest Water Commission about a mile north if the agency accepts the city as a water customer.
7-year-old gets to be a Buffalo Grove officer for a day
Adam Brodersen was absorbed with his iPad in the back seat of his parents' car Wednesday morning when his mother stopped the car.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Buffalo Grove moves Night Out back to Willow Stream Park
Buffalo Grove is moving its annual National Night Out back to Willow Stream Park this year, scrapping earlier plans to hold the Aug. 5 event at Mike Rylko Community Park.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships
The Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce recently presented three Ronald J. Jonas Memorial Scholarships.
HandsOn Suburban Chicago seeks volunteer tutors
HandsOn Suburban Chicago, a nonprofit 501 3 agency based in Arlington Heights, will continue after-school tutoring programs in Wheeling Township Elementary District 21 and Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 for the 2014-2015 school year.