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Opponenta s claims untrue in 8th District race
As many have seen in their mailboxes recently, Manju Goel and Indian Americans for Freedom have made baseless attacks against Larry Kaifesh in the 8th Congressional District race.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Elgin, Carpentersville police all to familiar with...
Staff Photographer Fed Ex's Fred Mahaffey swings his jacket over his shoulder during a fashion show for senior citizens Thursday at the Centre of Elgin's Heritage Ballroom.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
District 300 eyes teacher hires for 2014-15 school year
CARPENTERSVILLE – An expanding high school and special education population at Carpentersville-based District 300 has caused school officials to go on a slight hiring spree for the upcoming school year.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lawyer: Board members in compliance with ethics law
After two members of the public challenged the ethics of two East Aurora School Board members, the district's lawyers say their analysis shows neither board member acted out of compliance with state ethics law.
Bootleg T-shirt collection on display in Aurora Friday
Vintage Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin T-shirts that have spent the last 35 years in Charlie Zine's attic will be on display in Aurora Friday.
Get ready for St. Paddy's Day
The annual Thom McNamee Memorial St. Patrick's Day Parade will step off at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Rosie O'Hare's Pub on Water Street, before marchers head to Bandito Barney's on North River Street.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Firefighters decry Carpentersville decision
A routine agenda item in which Carpentersville officials paid off a significant amount of debt Tuesday has deepened the divide between the Carpentersville Fire Department and village officials.
Carpentersville fire displaces family of six
Around 11:30 p.m. Carpentersville firefighters responded to a fire in the 300 block of Tee Lane.
Hispanic achievement improving at area schools
Jacobs students listen as teacher Megan Placko gives her lesson Feb. 25. The number of Latino graduates taking advanced placement courses has more than quadrupled in the past decade, with 8,661 in 2013 compared to 1,994 in 2003.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
New Elgin Police chaplain experienced protecting trains, pastors
In the past, most police and fire department chaplains have come from the clergy, or at least from semi-professional church laity members.
School chief: growth a continuing challenge
Oswego School District Superintendent Dr. Matthew Wendt brought the district's teachers and administrators up-to-date on efforts to improve the school system during an hour-long workshop meeting held last week at Oswego East High School.
Police: Womana s caretaker racked $16,000 credit card bill
A caretaker from Cary is accused of running up more than $16,000 in credit card bills on the account of an 86-year-old Carpentersville woman.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Preschool registration on for Dundee Township residents
Both two- and three-day per week classes are available at four different preschool locations in West Dundee, Sleepy Hollow and Carpentersville.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Alcohol likely involved in Carpentersville car crash
Around 9:15 p.m. a vehicle traveling in the 400 block of Tulsa Ave. swerved off the road and hit a tree, according to Carpentersville Fire Department Battalion Chief Todd Middendorf.
Day off from school? W. Dundee teen volunteers
Instead of spending her day off school Friday lounging around the house texting, playing Call of Duty, or in front of the TV, Alexis Murr of West Dundee enjoyed another day of volunteering at Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Carpentersville plans layoffs to offset budget deficit
The village intends to lay off two full-time firefighters, a part-time records clerk in the police department, a community service officer and a part-time ambulance billing clerk in the fire department, Village Manager J. Mark Rooney said Thursday.
Five people charged in two Carpentersville home burglaries
One burglary was halted because of an alert neighbor who called police; another was solved by detectives checking out an Elgin pawnshop for stolen goods, police said.
Gerard Dziuba Businesses compete to help FISH Food Pantry
No one is looking forward to the coming spring months more than Mary Graziano, president of the Carpentersville-based FISH Food Pantry.
Proposed District 300 budget includes money for...
Community Unit School District 300 leaders hope to pay for a new administration building while also still repaving almost half of the schools' parking lots; replacing some schools' heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems; and hiring eight new teachers.