246. Friday Featured Home: 5 Things to LOVE About 1400 Dunheath Drive, FOR SALE in Inverness Shores

For Sale: 1400 Dunheath Drive - Inverness Shores

 From the moment I entered this spacious hillside ranch, I was captivated by the tranquil waterfront setting offering single story living in beautiful Inverness Shores. That’s why we selected the home at 1400 Dunheath Drive as this week’s Friday Featured Home. CLICK HERE to find the list price & property details and discover what I … Read more…

245. US Navy Band, The Cruisers FREE Concert for Barrington Sesquicentennial

The Cruisers to Perform at Barrington High School

 Don’t miss your chance to see the US Navy Band, The Cruisers as they help Barrington celebrate its 150th Anniversary this weekend. As the U.S. Navy’s premier contemporary entertain­ment ensemble, the Cruisers feature eight of the Navy’s most dynamic performers. Tickets are still available for this FREE concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 30th. … Read more…

244. JourneyCare Chosen for New Medicare Model Expanding Care Options for Patients with Serious Illness

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 JourneyCare in Barrington has been chosen as one of 141 hospice care organizations nationwide to participate in a new Medicare model that will give patients facing serious illness expanded care options for comfort and symptom relief.  The goal of the new model is to enhance quality of life by allowing qualifying patients the option to … Read more…

243. Saint Anne Parish School Advances Public Safety Protocols

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 Saint Anne Parish School teachers and staff trained with Barrington Police and Fire Department representatives to test their Emergency Operations Procedures prior to the first day of school this week.  The tabletop exercise was another step in St. Anne’s commitment to staying at the forefront of school safety. Saint Anne Parish School Principal Dawn Kapka … Read more…

242. Epicure Bistro Cuts Ribbon to Celebrate Grand Opening

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 Epicure Bistro has officially cut the ribbon to celebrate their new location at 718 W. Northwest Highway in the Foundry of Barrington.  Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) board members joined village officials to welcome Epicure’s owners and staff with the symbolic and celebratory show of support. During the ribbon cutting event, guests toured the … Read more…

241. Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Broccoli & Arugula Soup with Garlic Chips

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 Soup is often the saving grace when it comes to preparing a nutritious dinner on the fly.  This week’s Heinen’s 4PM Panic recipe is easy and delicious. My entire family enjoys it, especially the garlic chips. Why these do not have their own section in the chip isle is beyond me.  We would put these on … Read more…

240. BHS 2001 Alum Nick Sauer Announces Run for IL State Representative District 51

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 Lake Barrington resident, Barrington High School 2001 alum and Lake County Board Member Nick Sauer, a conservative Republican, announced his candidacy today for Illinois State Representative in District 51. Nick is running for the seat currently held by Ed Sullivan Jr. who recently announced he will not seek re-election in 2016. “After a long weekend … Read more…

239. VIDEO: Bronco Nation Kicks Off 2015 Football Season with Red & White Scrimmage

Photo by Gus Goetze

 Barrington High School’s Broncos are kicking off their first game week of the new season with confidence after Friday’s 3rd Annual Bronco Nation Red & White Scrimmage and Pep Rally!  Coach Joe Sanchez says the fans really helped set the tone for a strong start to the new season. Coach Sanchez is requesting that Bronco … Read more…

238. Barrington Street Style: Bryce McAuliffe’s Eye for Detail

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 Bryce McAuliffe’s sense of style and keen eye for detail sets him far above the rest. I loved getting to photograph him for this week in Barrington Street Style.  Bryce has an amazing sense of personal style inspired by the Ivy-League looks of the 1920’s and 1960’s. He has worked in menswear for many years and describes … Read more…

237. Get Growing: Wine and Bees with The Gentleman Farmer

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 Farmers in the Midwest have had two extreme weather scenarios to deal with this season. The rainy spring persisted through mid-July and caused, to many fields, flooding, ten-foot tall weeds, and crops that have been late to mature as the temperatures were just not hot enough. Now into August, we are experiencing drought-like conditions with … Read more…