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. |
Aggrego News Service
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. |
Thousands of extra motorists driving through an ongoing road-construction project might sound like a recipe for traffic pain, but Lake County Fair production manager John Maguire said there is one significant saving grace for visitors to the 86th annual event.
July 21 2:54 p.m. |
A group of area volunteers has been working for the past 13 years to identify and address issues with groundwater in the Barrington region.
July 21 6 a.m. |
An air quality alert was issued early Monday for the Chicago area, urging people with respiratory problems to stay indoors.
July 21 2:06 a.m. |
Sun-Times Media Wire
Although he’s a bit drained from the 20- to 25-mile-a-week swim regimen that preceded June 28, and, of course, from the swim itself, Doug McConnell isn’t about to stop. His most enthusiastic backer isn’t about to let him.
July 19 12:39 p.m. |
In an emotional public hearing Wednesday, most Barrington Hills residents spoke against the proposed widening of and creation of bike lanes on Haeger’s Bend Road.
July 18 3:29 p.m. |
It’s estimated that out of the over 700,000 residents in Lake County, there are about 150,000 who lack access to health and dental care. Some of those people will now be able to get treatment at the new Erie HealthReach Waukegan Health Center, located inside an old bank at 2323 Grand Ave., Waukegan.
July 18 6 a.m. |