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Singer Pat Boone backs Illinois Republican Larry Kaifesh over Dem Tammy Duckworth
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Our view: Full-day kindergarten a good idea, but state can't afford it
The new chief executive officer of Carpentersville-based District 300 schools, Heid told the Northwest Herald recently that he'd like to see state lawmakers pass a law that would require day-long kindergarten at school districts across Illinois.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Investigation exonerates Carpentersville village manager of allegations
An independent investigator looking into allegations of gender discrimination, retaliation and harassment made by a former Carpentersville village employee against Village Manager J. Mark Rooney determined there was no validity to the claims.
How should police handle people with autism?
Allison Kramer readily admits she had "a meltdown" when she threw a framed photo at a police officer and kneed him in the groin.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Fox Valley police reports
Gonzalez was five or more years older than the victim. The offenses occurred between May 1, 2013, and July 3, 2014.
Singer Pat Boone Tuesday praised Republican candidate for Congress Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville.
Legendary singer Pat Boone, famous for hit songs in the 1950s and 1960s, praised Republican Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville for Congress Tuesday on behalf of a national organization for seniors.
Two injured Monday in Kane County crash
Two people were transported to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin after a box truck rolled over in unincorporated Kane County around 2:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Carpentersville Fire Department and the Kane County Sheriff's Office.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Family escapes house fire in East Dundee
Firefighters called about 1:28 a.m. to 6 Summit St., saw flames showing from the rear of the two-story single family home.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
If Walmart move is such an awful idea ...
In a June 15 letter, former Village President Bill Sarto chastised Carpentersville for considering a new Walmart Superstore in the Route 25 TIF District.
Algonquin Road crash restricts traffic for almost an hour
LAKE IN THE HILLS – Southbound traffic on Pyott Road was closed and traffic on Algonquin Road was reduced to one lane in each direction after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection, police said.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
New D-300 leader wants to push for statewide kindergarten mandate
CARPENTERSVILLE – The new leader at District 300 wants to channel the district's politically active spirit and push state lawmakers to require full-day kindergarten, a mandate that only 11 states currently allow.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Literacy Connection has 150 adults on waiting list
The Literacy Connection needs more tutors. Sadly, 150 adults remain on the waiting list to share their goals with someone who can tutor them.
Police: Woman sold cocaine near East Dundee school
A 30-year-old Carpentersville woman is charged with selling cocaine to an undercover officer in East Dundee, police said.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk set for Oct. 19
The Barrington Area CROP Walk is an annual community hunger education and fundraising event sponsored by Church World Service.
Lenore T. Adkins Dist. 300 ensemble books parade gig
The Dundee Middle School Street Ensemble in which kids learn music by beating garbage cans, paint buckets, metal chairs, pots and pans and the like, has booked a parade gig at Sleepy Hollow's Fourth of July Celebration.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Wheaton's six hidden 'cash dash' envelopes found
Edward Ahern of Wheaton spotted the envelope taped to a white fence in the parking lot of Shane's Deli, according to an email sent by the association.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Dundee Twp. Rotary presents new president, board
The Dundee Township Rotary initiated its officers and board for 2014-15 at a reception held at the Anvil Club in East Dundee.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Rock the Fox Music Festival kicks off Friday in Carpentersville
Odd Fellows Century Lodge 492 invites you to the Rock the Fox Music Festival from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 27; 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday, June 28; and 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 28, at Carpenter Park, Maple Avenue and Carpenter Boulevard in Carpentersville.