Saint Anne Parish School one of 50 Non-Public Schools in U.S. to Earn 2016 National Blue Ribbon Award

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 Saint Anne Parish School in Barrington is one of only 50 non-public schools nationwide to receive the 2016 National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education. Private schools must achieve testing scores ranking in the top ten percent in the nation to receive this prestigious annual award. The National Blue Ribbon Schools program … Read more…

Television Professionals Returning to Barrington High School to Celebrate 10 Years of BHS-TV

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 All are welcome to join the Barrington 220 Educational Foundation in celebrating 10 years of BHS-TV during the foundation’s annual Homecoming Week “Alumni Legends” event on Thursday, September 29th.  “BHS-TV Beyond the Studio” will feature former Barrington High School students who are now TV professionals. BHS-TV is a nationally-recognized television production program that has helped … Read more…

Celebrate Apples at Heinen’s AppleFest!

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 It’s apple season and Heinen’s Grocery is taking the opportunity to officially kick-off fall in style by celebrating AppleFest in all of our stores, including their Barrington location! All are invited to join Heinen’s Friday, September 30th through Sunday, October 2nd and sample fresh-picked apples, family favorite apple recipes, apple-inspired food and drink tastings galore. … Read more…

Good Works: Uncork Barrington Thanks Volunteers for a Successful Season of Giving

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 Uncork Barrington wrapped up the summer season by distributing nearly $7,000 to twelve local non-profit organizations, thanks to the success of this year’s 12th annual July wine and food festival. With nearly 1,200 guests in attendance, 130 volunteers stepped up to help host the event. For each volunteer, the Barrington Village Association donated between $50 … Read more…

Farmhouse on North Opens to Rave Reviews in Barrington

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 Barrington’s newest restaurant, Farmhouse on North, is getting rave reviews after officially opening for business. Farmhouse serves fresh, homemade food prepared with ingredients sourced from local farms. You’ll find the restaurant in a storied North Avenue property that was originally built in 1883 as Hough Street school. They lovingly restored the space to reflect the … Read more…

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Leading the Way with New Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery

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 Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital continues to lead the way in breast cancer treatment by offering an innovative new procedure called Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery, which helps surgeons treat cancer while preserving the natural appearance of the breast. Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery is an advanced surgical approach to lumpectomy and mastectomy where cancerous tissue … Read more…