Duckworth to host Hanover Park veterans forum
The forum at village hall is an opportunity for veterans to speak with Duckworth, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates, and ask her any questions they might have, officials said.
South Barrington police chief retires, replacement search under way
South Barrington Police Chief Michael Deegan has retired, leaving Deputy Chief Ray Cordell as acting chief and a search for a new permanent chief under way.
Thursday Dec 19
Elgin gives initial nod to senior housing
The $25 million project by the Housing Authority of Elgin consists of rehabbing Central Park Tower at 120 S. State St. and building a new six-story building just to the south.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Duckworth: Signing up for insurance took 8 hours
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Hoffman Estates Democrat, said she's happy with the health insurance plan she bought through the federal exchange but admitted she felt the same technological pain as a lot of other people trying to sign up as part of the Affordable Care Act.
Hoffman Citizens Fire Academy graduate writes about experience
I recently had the opportunity to attend the Hoffman Estates Citizens Fire Academy.
Schaumburg library's reading program has books for all interests
Ah, the Midwest winter, with its cold winds and snowy skies. Many people have favorite ways to enjoy - or cope with - this frosty season.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Santa dons skates, takes to the ice in Hoffman Estates
Over 200 people took to the ice Sunday during Skate with Santa at Triphahn Ice Arena in Hoffman Estates.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Suburban Hispanics attend free concert, get health screenings in Hoffman Estates
Getting a health screening might not sound like the best way to spend a Saturday afternoon, but families who did so at La Pachanga del Ano - or "Party of the Year" - in Hoffman Estates this weekend were rewarded with prizes, family-friendly activities and a free concert featuring five Mexican music groups.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Private health insurance exchange in Rosemont
Rosemont-based Flexible Benefit Service Corp.'s private health insurance exchange helps small business employees and the self-employed get health insurance.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Hoffman Estates man charged with attempted arson
A 21-year-old Hoffman Estates man faces charges of attempted aggravated arson and unlawful restraint after police say he built a "homemade incendiary device."
Local lawmakers divided on fed budget deal
A bipartisan collection of suburban federal lawmakers backs the latest federal budget deal struck in Washington, but others are waiting until closer to a possible House vote Thursday to make a decision.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
6 Charged with Alcohol-Related Offenses in Lake Bluff
Anthony J. Cepuran, 26, of the 2200 block of Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, was charged with driving under the influence, following too closely, speeding and improper turning at 1:53 a.m. Nov. 30 after an officer observed the traffic violations on the 200 block of Rockland Road.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
181 ETHS Students Recognized as Illinois State Scholars
Evanston Township High School is proud to announce that 181 ETHS students have been recognized as 2013-14 Illinois State Scholars.
Hoffman Estates plans improvements for Village Green
Hoffman Estates trustees gave preliminary approval Monday to nearly $200,000 in improvements to make the Virginia Mary Hayter Village Green more accessible to concert goers and user-friendly for vendors who will operate on the site during upcoming Northwest Fourth Fests.
Hoffman Estates will inspect rental homes
Hoffman Estates will inspect and license rental properties - single-family homes, townhouses and condominiums, according to an ordinance the village board gave preliminary approval to Monday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Palatine Village Council Votes Down Cell Tower Generator, Approves State-Wide Mutual-Aid Agreement
At its Monday night meeting , the Palatine Village Council unanimously denied a request from American Tower for a variance to install a diesel generator in the yard of an already non-conforming cell phone tower located in a residential neighborhood at 165 N. Crescent St. The zoning board of appeals unanimously recommended denial of the petition at ... (more)
LGH volunteer program a boon for hospital and volunteers alike
Maria Neri, 37, of Niles, volunteers in the Childbirth Education Department at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, contributing more than 300 hours in two years.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
'Circus Spectacular' to hit Sears Centre
Animal performers will be featured at the "Circus Spectacular" show, coming to the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Friday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, Feb. 23. Tickets for the "Circus Spectacular" show, running Friday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, Feb. 23, go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9. It's at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 ... (more)
Chain Store Age
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores reports mostly negative Q3 results
Hoffman Estates, Ill. Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores reported mostly negative financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013.