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29Dec
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SWALCO’s January Household Chemical Waste Collection Event

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Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO)  is hosting two (2) household chemical waste events on Jan. 8 & 22 at their facility in Gurnee at 1311 N. Estes Street.   For accepted items and to schedule the required appointments, visit: www.swalco.org/164/Household-Chemical-Waste-HCW.
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29Dec
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McHenry County Accepting Single-Use Battery Recycling Event Beginning Jan. 3

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 The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) will be accepting single-use alkaline batteries for recycling from Jan. 3 to Jan. 28 at the Division of Environmental of Health located at 667 Ware Road, Suite 110, in Woodstock. Battery sizes AA, AAA, C, D and 9-volt from residential sources will be accepted at no cost to residents. Only […]
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28Dec
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Winter Weather Driving Tips

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With snow in the forecast, slippery road conditions are possible. VBHPD reminds drivers to: adjust for conditions by reducing speed allow for extra stopping distance use turn signals allow space between you and the snowplows so they can effectively do their jobs. It is advisable during inclement weather to limit road travel to what is […]
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27Dec
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McHenry County Locations of Where to Recycle Christmas Lights

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The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is encouraging residents to take advantage of free holiday light recycling offered throughout McHenry County.  Holiday lights placed in curbside recycling bins are not accepted. The light strands create a tangling hazard at the recycling centers, causing machine breakdowns and potential worker safety hazards. “Instead of throwing the […]
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27Dec
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Happy Kwanzaa

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May peace, love and unity bring a Happy Kwanzaa to you! This seven-day festival celebrating family, community and culture begins December 26, 2021 and will continue through January 1, 2022. Learn more by visiting the official Kwanzaa website: www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org.
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27Dec
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Longmeadow Parkway Traffic Lights Activated

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Chicago Tribune/Elgin Courier | Mike Danahey, December 24, 2021 New traffic signals at the intersections of Longmeadow Parkway and Route 25, and Longmeadow Parkway and Bolz Road, have been activated by the Kane County Division of Transportation. Both sets of lights are part of the 5.6-mile Longmeadow Parkway, which begins at Huntley Road in Huntley, […]
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21Dec
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Village Hall Closed December 23 & 24

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Warmest wishes for a holiday season filled with love, laughter and maybe a little snow! 😄❄⛄ Village Hall will be closed in observance of the holiday season Thursday and Friday, December 23 & 24. For emergencies, dial 911.  For non-emergencies including roadway concerns, call Quadcom Police Dispatch at 847-428-8784.  
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21Dec
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Village’s Food Drive a Success!

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The Village sponsored a food drive to benefit the Barrington Township Food Pantry and, to no surprise, our residents responded!  Together with Commission and Board Members, Village Staff and residents, the Village donated an overflowing 2.5′ x 3′ collection box, with several additional filled grocery bags, totaling an estimated 40-50 pounds of food! President Brian […]
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20Dec
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Recall of Aerosol Dry Shampoo & Conditioner Products

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 Procter & Gamble (P&G) is recalling aerosol dry conditioner spray products and aerosol dry shampoo spray products from Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences, and Waterless in addition to previously discontinued aerosol dry shampoo products from Old Spice and Hair Food, due to the presence of benzene detected in some products. Risk Statement: Benzene is classified as […]
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17Dec
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And the Trend Continues… Village Board Approves Lower Levy for FY 2021   As 2021 comes to a close, residents of Barrington Hills will see a reduction in the Village’s portion of property taxes.  The trend of “doing more with less” is a welcoming practice, especially at a time when inflation continues to rise. At […]
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