This season, kick it up a notch and do something good for your “sole” by giving your old shoes a much-needed makeover.
Oct. 1 4:20 p.m. |
More than a year after Gov. Pat Quinn visited the future site of the College of Lake County’s Lakeshore Campus expansion to announce that $35.9 million in funding had been released for the $47.9 million project, a revised timeline has the new building opening in 2019.
Oct. 1 3:44 p.m. |
A Barrington Hills police officer is on administrative leave after he was charged with domestic battery, Deputy Chief Rich Semelsberger said Monday.
Sept. 29 12:11 p.m. |
“The Lake County Division of Transportation is hosting a rare tire recycling event on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 600 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville.” A rare tire recycling event? Does this mean it is an event that involves the recycling of rare tires, such as tires manufactured by Pablo Picasso during his post-Cubism period?
Sept. 29 11:43 a.m. |
Dear Help Squad, The Village of Skokie did construction on our street this summer. On July 10, they accidentally hit a gas pipe. Nicor was called; they came out and told us a tree had to be removed to fix the pipe.
Sept. 29 11 a.m. |
Barrington junior Kirsten Jacobsen won the 500-yard freestyle to lead the Fillies to a team championship in the nine-team Lake County invitational.
Sept. 27 6:28 p.m. |
A new IHSA rule on yellow cards designed to curb hostile play in boys soccer is drawing the ire of area coaches.
Sept. 26 3:26 p.m. |
In September Barrington has ended the 75-dual-meet winning streak of Palatine and finished seventh out of 63 teams at Peoria’s Notre Dame Invitational.
After some debate, Barrington Hills Village Board voted 4-3 on Sept. 22 to pay the acting village attorney for his temporary service.
Arts & Entertainment
Sept. 25 4:30 p.m. |
Cavern dwellers unpack animated family weirdness in “The Boxtrolls,” Denzel Washington balances out the good-guy/bad-guy equation in “The Equalizer,” Simon Pegg seeks satisfaction in “Hector and the Search for Happiness” and Mia Wasikowska happily walks alone in “Tracks,” all in area theaters.
Sept. 25 2 p.m. |
It’s the song that currently has me dancing around my kitchen like a junior high school girl, but there’s another reason I’m giddy about “All About That Bass,” America’s No. 1 song for the second week in a row: The lyrics.
Sept. 25 2 p.m. |
The Jeremy Stom Remembrance Foundation ‘Experience Hope’ 5K Run/Walk took place Sept. 14 in the Lake County Forest Preserve in Wauconda.
Sept. 25 1 p.m. |
On a recent friends and family camping adventure, rain got the better of us and we wisely opted to trade in our campfire fare and umbrellas for seats in a warm and dry restaurant. As we perused the menu we came across an unexpected appetizer offering.
Sept. 25 noon |