Lake County officials hosted a ribbon cutting Friday for the new, $3.5 million Animal Care and Control Facility on Peterson Road east of Route 45 in Libertyville.
July 25 5:14 p.m. |
Locals are enjoying the nice weather and it shows in this week's Top 20 photos. Baseball, pool time and family fun are featured.
In 1998, more than 250,000 attended the Lake County Fair. Granted, it is now a five-day festival rather than a six-day one, but for whatever reason, 200,000 visitors is the stuff of memories. In 2009, attendance was 138,000. It dropped below the 100,000 mark in 2011 and remains there.
July 25 11:59 a.m. |
Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments in Lake County construction projects in a recent press release regarding his Illinois Jobs Now program.
Barrington Fire Chief James Arie presented his six-month report to the Village Board Monday, showing a dramatic decrease in the department’s response times since beginning independent operations on Jan. 1.
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July 24 11:50 a.m. |
The outdoor rides, games and food are the traditional draws at county fairs, but it was the gadgets, projects and activities inside the Lake County Fairgrounds’ Expo Hall that captivated hundreds of guests Wednesday, the first day of the 2014 festival.
July 23 5:43 p.m. |
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The 11-month schedule for the complete renovation of Barrington’s White House began on Tuesday with a groundbreaking ceremony on the front lawn of the 1800s-era mansion.
July 23 4 p.m. |
The decision to enact stricter gun laws, ban the sale of assault weapons and increase background checks will be left up to Cook County voters who will be given a chance to weigh in on the measure voted through Wednesday by the Cook County Board.
July 23 3:46 p.m. |
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Hundreds gathered in the lot of Wickstrom Auto Group in Barrington on Saturday in support of local troops serving abroad and those who have returned.
July 22 8 p.m. |
If you’ve noticed fewer Canadian geese on the golf course, you can thank Steve Cummins and Chloe.
July 22 7 p.m. |