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17Jul

ARC: American Red Cross Responding to Severe Flooding

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(CHICAGO, IL) July 12, 2017 — The American Red Cross is providing help to hundreds of people affected by severe flooding and power outages in northern Illinois counties including Cook, Lake and McHenry. Red Cross responders were called to the scene early this morning and began providing assistance including shelter, food, water and comfort. The […]
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12Jul

ROAD CLOSURES

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ROAD CLOSURE ALERTS: Please use caution when driving. Many roads that remain open will have standing water. Use caution and when in doubt turn around. UPDATES 1:35pm The following roads are CLOSED due to flooding Dundee Lane north of route 68 Oak Knoll Road between Buckley Road and Paganica Drive Buckley Road is CLOSED due […]
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02Jun

Police Run for Special Olympics

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This Sunday June 4, 2017, at 8:00am, our Police Force will take part in the annual Torch Run. The run will begin at the Barrington Hills Police Department at 8:00 a.m. and end 18 miles later at Knox Park, in McHenry, Illinois The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the single largest year-round fundraising vehicle benefiting Special […]
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27May

Village Hall Closed Monday in Honor of Memorial Day

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The Village Hall will be closed this Monday in Honor of Memorial Day. This long weekend, please don’t forget to take a moment to remember those that died in defense of our country.  In Barrington Hills, there will be services held by VFW Post #7706 and American Legion Post #158 at the following locations: 8:30 […]
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25May

Local Duchossois Family Donates $100 million to University of Chicago Medicine

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Chicago Tribune Article: by Lisa Schencker Contact Reporter Link to original article A prominent Chicago-area family is giving $100 million to University of Chicago Medicine to research how the immune system, bacteria in the body and genetics can work together to keep people healthy. The donation from the Duchossois family is the largest single gift […]
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23May

ROAD CLOSED: Rt. 59 between Dundee Lane and Rt. 68

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The Illinois Department of Transportation has determined that Rt. 59, between Rt. 68 and Barrington Road will remain closed until 7 am tomorrow (Wednesday, May 24). For breaking news make sure to follow us on Facebook!   
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15May

TGCA: WENDY JUDGE PAULSON RECEIVES MARGARET DOUGLAS MEDAL FROM THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA

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Wendy Judge Paulson (VBH Resident!), lifelong advocate for nature education  and biodiversity conservation, has received one of the highest honors bestowed by The Garden Club of America (GCA), the Margaret Douglas Medal. The award, presented to Paulson at the GCA’s annual meeting here this evening, is for notable service to the cause of conservation education. […]
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05May

BACT: Student Volunteers Got Down to Work on Earth Day at BACT’s Pederson Preserve

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emily Solberg, Director of Public Programs and Volunteers 847-387-3149 emily@bactrust.org BARRINGTON, Ill. (April 27, 2017) – Students from Barrington High School and adult volunteers came out on Earth Day to help beautify Pederson Preserve, a nature preserve owned by Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT) and located on Lake Cook Road and […]
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