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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.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
The tragic story of animals found dead and neglected on a pair of farms in western Kane County this week reminds us that there are places to turn when you can no longer care for your animals.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Civil War stories open season at Dundee historical museum March 9
The Dundee Township Historical Museum, 426 Highland Ave., West Dundee, will open for the 2014 season at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9. Local Civil War historian Kenneth Gough will present a special program focusing on the 52nd Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, “The Dundee Regiment.” Gough will relate stories of the regiment's involvement ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
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
West Dundee turns down controversial apartment plan
The dozens of residents who attended Monday night's village board meeting left in better spirits than when they arrived after trustees voted down a proposed apartment complex for the Haeger property at Route 31 and Boncosky Road.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Thief Caught with $7K in Merchandise as Accomplices Run Off, Police Say
The following information is from the Northbrook Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
One more thing: Washboard roads
The most common damage inflicted on street pavements by this winter's weather is the appearance of potholes.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Church design a labor of love for East Dundee architect
Before he became known for designing houses of worship, David Schultz was known for designing houses for the neighborhood kids.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Fri Feb 28, 2014
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
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.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
District 300 headquarters moving to Algonquin
After spending at least 25 years operating out of Carpentersville, Community Unit District 300 is packing up and moving its headquarters to Algonquin.
4-year prison term for Carpentersville drug sale
A West Dundee man with a criminal history dating back to the 1980s was sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of selling Xanax pills to an undercover Carpentersville police officer.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Community breakfast serves those in need
Nancy Merlak organizes the community breakfast ministry at Vineyard Church of Elgin.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Teen in LITH Civil Air Patrol receives lifesaving award
LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two weeks after receiving CPR training, Jason Schnecke found himself in a situation where he needed the skill while visiting his grandfather at his Hoffman Estates home.
West Dundee seeks grant cash for Sleepy Hollow bike path
The village hopes to get a few hundred thousand dollars in state grant money in order to further West Dundee's goal of being more bicycle friendly.
Interview: Lande Sanusi of The C.A.K.E. Village
The C.A.K.E. Village is a nurturing environment that immerses children in the culture of Africa.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
District 300 considers building new central office
Oak Ridge School in Carpentersville would move into the existing Community Unit District 300 central office under a plan the school board will consider next week.
Carpentersville, W. Dundee talk fire department consolidation
Carpentersville and West Dundee officials have started preliminary discussions on consolidating services within their fire departments, talks that come at a critical time for West Dundee's finances.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Other bike corridors planned to reach Elgin area
In addition to the Evanston-Elgin Bikeway, there are several other regional corridors in the 2010 Northwest Municipal Conference Regional Bicycle Plan that the organization is working to bring to fruition that would eventually come to the Elgin area.