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Carpenter Park set to receive makeover funds
The village has big plans for one of its most popular parks, and some recent good news from the state of Illinois will help bring those plans to fruition.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
D300 OKs $2.1 million in construction bids
Plans have taken a step closer to fruition by Community Unit School District 300 to build a new administration building in Algonquin and revamp the former central office space in Carpentersville for use by the district's alternative school.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
District 300 to lobby state lawmakers for overdue capital grants
CARPENTERSVILLE – School District 300 Board members want to pressure state lawmakers to award overdue construction money the district would use to help finance a $7 million project.
District 300 close to naming next superintendent
A decision on who will lead Community Unit District 300 could be taken in two weeks, a district official said Monday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Two finalists remain in D-300 superintendent search
CARPENTERSVILLE – District 300 board members are close to naming the next superintendent to lead the sixth largest school district in Illinois.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Algonquin Rotary hosts poker tournament April 26
LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Algonquin Rotary Club will host a Texas Hold'em charity tournament at 6 p.m., April 26, inside the Lake in the Hills American Legion, 1101 W. Algonquin Road.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Four musicals take the stage at Fox Valley high schools
Maria and Tony sing together on Maria's fire escape during a rehearsal for "West Side Story" at Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
U-46 school board revisits using lobbyists
Elgin Area School District U-46 officials are debating whether the district needs a lobbyist to represent its interests in Springfield.
8th Congressional candidate Kaifesh 'On the Radar'...
The National Republican Congressional Committee recently announced that 8th Congressional District candidate Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville has been elevated to "On the Radar" in the group's "Young Guns" program.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Race work: Being behind wheel and under hood suits Carpentersville man
Instead, the born-and-raised Carpentersville resident spends most of his time either behind the wheel of a race car or in the garage working on a car.
Fox River Grove considers restrictions for Ringers Landscape Services
The Village Board is considering a set of restrictions for Ringers Landscape Services to help the business co-exist with nearby residents.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Suspect arrested in '97 killing of 14-year-old girl...
The step-grandmother of a Palatine teenager whose battered body was found in a Racine County marsh 17 years ago told the Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday that she is "so glad" that police say they have arrested the killer.
Carpentersville board puts medical pot ordinance on hold
Despite where some village trustees stand on the issue of allowing medical marijuana facilities into Carpentersville, an act signed into law last August strips their power of outlawing them altogether.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
W. Dundee hires lobbyist to secure funding for mall rehab
West Dundee has hired a lobbyist who ran the then-senate campaign for President Barack Obama to see what role, if any, the state can play in funding a possible renovation and revitalization project at Spring Hill Mall.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Training needs: New firearms range planned for Kane County Sheriff's Office
Sgt. Chris Peeler of the Kane County Sheriff's Department works a session at the St. Charles Police Department Public Safety Training Facility.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Fox Valley police reports
His bail was set at $150,000 in Kane County bond court, and his next court date is April 16. • Cesar Lopez-Ortiz, 39, of the 800 block of Nancy Ann Lane, Elgin, was charged Thursday with failing to report he had hit a pedestrian while driving on the 1400 block of Larkin Avenue, according to a police report and court records.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Bald eagles back from near extinction
Longtime birders and eagle enthusiasts Margaret and Steven Myers of Blackberry Township go to great lengths to see a bald eagle.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Carpentersville disagrees on medical marijuana regulations
A heated discussion among Carpentersville trustees on the merits of regulating medical marijuana facilities this week has resulted in at least one extra meeting to further debate the matter.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Sleepy Hollow School to Relay in honor of late teacher
Sleepy Hollow Elementary School's involvement in the district-wide D300 Relay For Life will especially hit home this year as students, teachers and staff walk in remembrance of literacy teacher Laura Crawford, who lost her battle to chronic lymphocytic leukemia last fall.
Lenore T. Adkins Time to get rid of the clutter in Algonquin
April is the month for spring cleaning in Algonquin, so if you've got a pile of furniture, grills, old clothes and toys, now's your chance to purge.