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Carpentersville neighbor thwarts potential kidnapping
A neighbor alerting police to a disturbance on the street may have prevented the kidnapping of a teen girl Wednesday, authorities said.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Photographer's father captured images of Elgin area...
As a way to pass time during this rough winter, Bob Brosnan began going through old color photos taken by his father that were saved as slides.
Carpentersville police, fire vehicles could be hotspots on wheels
A technology under consideration in Carpentersville would offer stronger Internet connections for laptops in squad cars and fire department vehicles, but also would turn them into hot spots on wheels.
Carpentersville may hire consultant to boost image
A Carpentersville commission has approved spending $30,000 to hire a consultant they say would create recreational opportunities along the Fox River and improve the village's image by rebranding it as a hometown on the Fox - moves officials hope would attract commercial investment.
Carpentersville VFW hosts corned beef, cabbage dinner Saturday
CARPENTERSVILLE – The Carpentersville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5915 will host a "Corned Beef and Cabbage" dinner at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, inside the post, 301 Lake Marian Road.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Dundee businesses join in St. Pat's fundraisers for FISH
Thanks to the participation of several area businesses, the event will also be a fundraiser for the FISH Food Pantry in Carpentersville.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Goel congressional campaign censured by Kane County GOP
The Kane County Republican Central Committee has censured the 8th District Congressional primary candidate Manju Goel of Aurora for the tactics it claims she is using in her battle with opponent Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville.
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.
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