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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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03May

Welcome to the Board!

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On May 3, 2017, prior to a Special Meeting, our four elected officials took their Oath of Office and their seat on the Board of Trustees. Congratulations to President McLaughlin, Trustee Konicek Hannigan, Trustee Jacobsen and Trustee Zubak.  Thank you to all the family and friends who attended to support them.   See full video here. The […]
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27Apr

McLaughlin, Konicek Hannigan, Zubak & Jacobsen ELECTED

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All 4 counties have now released certified results for the April 4, 2017 election.  We can now officially announce that President Martin J. McLaughlin has been elected to another term as Village President.  Trustee Colleen Konicek Hannigan was also reelected to another term as Trustee. The election for the remaining two Trustee positions came down to three […]
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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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