West Dundee firefighter honored for saving woman's life
Some tears were shed and hugs given during Monday's village board meeting as a woman who nearly died last month was able to thank the West Dundee firefighter and paramedic who saved her life.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Probation for repeat Elgin prescription drug offender
A 38-year-old Elgin woman who was arrested three times last year on felony prescription drug forgery and possession charges pleaded guilty Monday and received five years of probation.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Crews spend spring filling potholes created during winter
The extreme cold temperatures did more than just keep people indoors this winter.
Lucky homeowners get landscaping makeovers
"Get Your Summer On" prize winner JoAnne Lee and her husband, Jack, have a new front entry area at their Arlington Heights home.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Suburban authorities file objections to some concealed carry permits
Noel Garcia, an instructor at GAT Guns in East Dundee. practices at the company's range in East Dundee.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Flooding survivor near East Dundee isn't moving
Firefighters Nick Beauchaine, left, and Lt. Jason Parthun, of the East Dundee Fire Protection District, escort Barrie Komorski and her dog, Roxi, from her home in a boat after flooding on the Fox River last April caused voluntary evacuation from the Richardson subdivision.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Dundee historical society digs through archives for its ...
For five decades, the Dundee Township Historical Society has been collecting and preserving the area's history, and educating members and residents about it.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Parked cars struck; reckless driving charged
An East Dundee man was cited for reckless driving and other traffic offenses when he lost control of his car Sunday morning and crashed through a fence and into parked vehicles in Streamwood, police said.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Lake in the Hills seeks funds for veterans memorial Posted Apr 12,...
The village has allocated $40,000 in this year's budget as seed money for the project and collected roughly $2,000 through fundraising efforts since last fall, said village board member Russ Ruzanski, also chairman of the veterans memorial committee.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mom upset over candy, movies at daughter's school
A parent at Dundee Highlands Elementary School in West Dundee is upset about teachers rewarding students with candy as an incentive to behave, a practice she said promotes childhood obesity, poor nutritional habits and runs counter to the healthy eating habits she's teaching her first-grade daughter.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
E. Dundee adds video gambling facility fees
During Monday's board meeting, Trustees Allen Skillicorn and Dan Selep voted against the proposal, which will require those businesses to pay a $1,000-a-year permit fee and an additional fee of $250 per machine annually.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
W. Dundee discusses proposed new taxes, fees
West Dundee officials are giving themselves another meeting to go over how they can fill an estimated $300,000 shortfall in the upcoming budget.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Easter prayer services, Mass schedule at St. Catherine of Siena, St. Mary churches
In preparation of Easter, St. Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee announces its schedule of Easter Holy Week Prayer services, blessing of Easter food baskets and Easter Masses.
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.
Thu Apr 03, 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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Store closing to present deficit for West Dundee
The expected $300,000 deficit is largely due to the loss of sales tax revenue expected once the Target store on Route 72 closes in May. Target officials said the closure of the West Dundee store, as well as seven others nationwide, comes "after careful consideration of each location's financial performance."
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Elgin expo provides a marriage of opportunities for brides & vendors
So when she heard about Sunday's annual Bridal Fashion Show and Expo at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Elgin, she and a friend decided to attend.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Farnham's replacement to be selected Saturday
Democratic Party leaders will meet Saturday to select a new state representative for the 43rd District, who will take the oath of office Sunday, officials said Friday afternoon.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
East Dundee considers new fees for video gaming machines
The Village Board's decision to overturn the ban on video gambling in 2012 is proving to be a boon for both the businesses that carry the machines and the village itself.
Fox Valley interfaith Lenten Recital Series marks 20th anniversary
On Sunday, March 30, organist Michael Waal will play a meditative recital on the Zimmer Tracker Organ at First Presbyterian Church, 240 Standish St., Elgin.