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17Apr

EARTH DAY: Help Us Clean up the Village

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EARTH DAY Village Wide Cleanup  April 22nd is Earth Day! Show your appreciation for your neighborhood and Barrington Hills by participating in the Roadside Cleanup THIS WEEKEND. Get the kids, neighbors, friends and family and help clean up our roads. A lot of trash has accumulated on our roadsides this winter. April 22 is the day to […]
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11Apr

How YOU Can Support Monarch Butterfly Populations

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Simple Steps to Help Monarchs and Beautify Yards • Milkweed is essential to monarch reproduction since its larvae can only eat milkweed; • Plant only native species as some non-natives like tropical milkweed are harmful to monarch butterflies; • These natives will not cause allergies since their pollen is heavy and sticky and spread by […]
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04Apr

BACT: Nature Expert Doug Tallamy to Speak at BACT’s Annual Meeting

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Nature Expert Doug Tallamy to Speak at BACT’s Annual Meeting Learn About Sustaining Wildlife with Native Plants BARRINGTON, Ill. (March 15, 2017) – A “guru” in the insect and nature world, Doug Tallamy will speak at the Barrington Area Conservation Trust (BACT) Annual Meeting, to take place Tuesday, April 18 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. […]
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28Mar

CFC: Plant Sale Set for May 6-7

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   Citizens for Conservation will hold its 21st annual Native Plant, Shrub and Tree Sale on Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The sale will be held in the Good Shepherd Hospital barn area, east of the hospital, at 450 W. Highway 22, in Lake Barrington, across from CFC headquarters. […]
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10Mar

LCHD: Health Department and School Organize a Vaccination Clinic in Response to Barrington High School Mumps Outbreak

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The Lake County Health Department is now reporting four confirmed cases and 35 probable or suspect cases of mumps in the area. Current information on the number of confirmed, probable and suspect cases is available to the public on the Health Department’s website at: lakecountyil.gov/3875/Mumps. In response to the mumps outbreak at Barrington High School, […]
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22Feb

Instead of throwing away food, Barrington School District 220 students are donating

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  Originally Published: Barrington Courier-Review by Todd Shields – Pioneer Press Student council members at Sunny Hill Elementary in Carpentersville this year have started coming back to the cafeteria after lunchtime to collect, count and weigh unused food left behind by their classmates. The effort, a part of a new program at Barrington School District […]
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13Feb

BHL: BHRC hosts Living Horse Museum

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Article from January Barrington Hills Life magazine: The Riding Club of Barrington Hills was pleased to have participated in the Hills are Alive on Sunday, October 16 by presenting a Living Horse Museum. Thirteen different reeds of horses, from the tiniest miniature horse to a huge Belgian draft horse were brought in by local horse […]
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