Stories about West Dundee, Illinois
The fourth annual “It’s Our Fox River Day,” was on Sept. 17, and was initiated by Dundee Township-based Friends of the Fox River, for which Schiavone is staff educator.
A recycling program that collects Styrofoam at sites in Woodstock, Crystal Lake and Algonquin will end after Sept. 28 without more volunteers, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County said.
Jenni Schiavone of Algonquin had canoed sparingly along the Fox River before deciding she would travel the entire 200-mile length this year to promote “It’s Our Fox River Day.”
Friends of the Fox River will hold a day of celebration aimed at demonstrating the importance of a healthy river with “It’s Our Fox River Day” on Sept. 17 with shoreline cleanups and other festivities all along the river.
The opening of Big Timber Elementary School was marked last week with a celebration. The new elementary school will serve kids primarily from Hampshire and Pingree Grove.
A longtime Carpentersville resident, former village trustee and counselor at Dundee-Crown High School is being remembered for his love of family and dedication to the community.
State Rep. Suzanne Ness will hold mobile office hours 10 a.m. to noon July 11 at the Huntley Area Public Library as part of an effort to remain accessible and bring services to every part of the district, according to a news release.
The incumbent is leading in one of two contested legislative primaries in McHenry County while just 64 votes, or less than a percentage point, separated the Republican candidates in the race for the 66th House District.
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Although property taxes on the Spring Hill Mall property were paid on Thursday, officials in West Dundee and Carpentersville remain concerned about the mall’s future.
A self-taught artist, Adeshola Makinde will return to Hampshire High on Thursday to donate one of his pieces. The work will be displayed near the high school’s library, so a lot of students can see it as they walk by.
A long-time accountant and a former television producer, both of whom have been involved in local politics, are vying to become the Republican nominee for the 66th House District.
Kane County authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting outside a West Dundee fitness center on Wednesday as 36-year-old Sherron Sharpe. Yea
West Dundee police say they believe there is no threat to the public as they continue to investigate a Wednesday night shooting that left one man dead in the parking lot of Esporta Fitness.
A man is dead and two people are being questioned after a shooting Wednesday in West Dundee that police say may be related to Sunday’s shooting in Elgin where two men were killed.