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30Nov
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Today, 11-30, is Giving Tuesday!

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Today is #GivingTuesday!   Barrington Giving Day‘s BIG RED BOX is here at Village Hall waiting to be filled. Village Hall’s lobby is open 24 x 7! Use the entry facing the fire station.   Make a difference in the lives of those in need by donating new or gently used CLEAN: • Winter Coats […]
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30Nov
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Hough Street RR Crossing closed through December 2nd

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Canadian National Railway will be closing the rail crossing on Route 59 (N. Hough Street) from 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 30 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 2 in order to raise the tracks at Hough Street to address the current rough crossing condition.   During this time the crossing will be fully closed and the […]
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24Nov
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Happy Thanksgiving

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Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other.–Randy Pausch   Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, surrounded by loved ones, camaraderie and gratitude. Village Hall offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 25 and 26 respectively, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. For emergencies, dial 911. […]
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19Nov
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Moment of Silence for Trustee Debra Ann Buettner

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Upon calling the meeting to order and after the Pledge of Allegiance at last night’s Board of Trustees meeting, President Cecola asked, in memory of Trustee Debra Ann Buettner, for a moment of silence. With the Board’s approval, a resolution honoring Trustee Buettner’s contributions to the Village of Barrington Hills was moved to the top […]
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18Nov
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Unexpected Passing of Village Trustee Debra Ann Buettner

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  It is with great sadness that the Village of Barrington Hills shares the news that Trustee Debra Ann Buettner passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, November 11, 2021.  Trustee Buettner, together with her husband James Hammond, was a long-time resident of Barrington Hills, who volunteered and dedicated herself unconditionally to her community. She began her role […]
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18Nov
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Clean Your Chimney Like This to Prevent Situations Like This

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AND OTHER FIREPLACE ADVICE FROM EXPERTS IN THE SUBURBS BY MICK ZAWISLAK (MZAWISLAK@DAILYHERALD.COM) DAILY HERALD NOVEMBER 17, 2021 The first chill of autumn is the signal for many to stoke their fireplaces to ward off the cold. But the annual practice can lead to disaster for the unprepared. Built-up residue on the lining of chimneys […]
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15Nov
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Unexpected Passing of Village Trustee Debra Ann Buettner

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  It is with great sadness that the Village of Barrington Hills shares the news that Trustee Debra Ann Buettner passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, November 11, 2021.  Trustee Buettner, together with her husband James Hammond, was a long-time resident of Barrington Hills, who volunteered and dedicated herself unconditionally to her community. She began her role […]
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12Nov
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Barrington Giving Day’s Winter Drive Through December 8

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#ThankYou to those donors who contributed to fill Barrington Giving Day‘s RED BOX! Let’s keep filling it throughout the WINTER DONATION DRIVE! The Red Box is in Village Hall’s West Facing Lobby open 24×7 (facing the Fire Station). Look for Barrington Area Library‘s lockers and you won’t miss the RED BOX! The Donation Drive is […]
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12Nov
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Hough Street Railroad Crossing to Close from November 30-December 2

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Canadian National Railway will be closing the rail crossing on Route 59 (N. Hough Street) from 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 30 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 2 in order to raise the tracks at Hough Street to address the current rough crossing condition. During this time the crossing will be fully closed and the detour […]
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29Oct
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Trick or Treating Safety Tips

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Keep the happy in Halloween by following the National Safety Council’s Simple Steps for an Extra Safe Halloween. Village hours for trick or treating are 3 – 7 PM. Please do not approach homes with their porch and/or driveway lights off, as this means they are not participating in handing out treats.    Costume Safety […]
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