68. Spot the Scarecrow to Win a Sweet Prize

 It’s a beautiful fall day, it’s Friday to boot and I’m in the mood for a contest! Who feels like spotting scarecrows this weekend? Businesses throughout Barrington have decorated their storefronts with scarecrows for the Village’s annual community scarecrow design competition and I’ve been out on the streets snapping photos. Today we have a winner from last week’s first ever … Read more…

67. 365 Barrington "Spot the Scarecrow" Contest

 Barrington’s newest residents have inspired a new contest here at 365Barrington.com.  If you’ve driven through town lately, you’ve surely seen scarecrows hanging around on sidewalks and street corners.  It’s all for the Village of Barrington’s annual scarecrow design competition.  We’re getting in on the fun by teaming up with local businesses to host our first ever 365 Barrington Spot the … Read more…

66. "Welcome to the Jungle" Homecoming in Barrington

 Barrington will be buzzing this weekend with all of the Homecoming activities planned and people in town for football & soccer games, high school reunions, parties, pep rallies, the Homecoming dance and tomorrow’s big parade. The festivities are underway at Barrington High School today with Spirit Day and a pep assembly, the Filly football game kicks off tonight at 7 … Read more…

65. Help Good Shepherd Hospital at Art in the Barn

 If you’ve ever made a trip to Good Shepherd Hospital for medical needs, planned or unplanned, this is one weekend where you can return to repay the favor. The 37th Annual Art in the Barn juried fine art show is happening this Saturday and Sunday, September 24th and 25th. Over 175 artists will be there to sell their creations and … Read more…

64. iCarnival25 – Grove School’s 25th Annual Carnival

 It’s a good thing Barrington District 220 students are out of school for an Institute Day today because Grove Elementary’s 25th Annual Carnival starts at noon. They’re calling it “iCarnival25″ this year and I’m told it’s bigger and better than ever with more food, more rides, more games and great entertainment. Students had a chance to test some of the … Read more…

63. Jump out of an Airplane with the Golden Knights

 She’s a mother of six. She’s an attorney. She’s Barrington’s Village President. And now Karen Darch and three other Barrington women can add “Daredevil” to their list of impressive titles. Karen was recently invited to jump out of an airplane with the U.S. Army Parachute Team, also known as the Golden Knights.  It was a first for Karen, but instead … Read more…

62. Remember 9/11

 A survivor who was in the Pentagon during the September 11th attacks shared his story in Barrington last week and the community hosted a beautiful memorial service on Sunday to mark the 10 year anniversary. Families, veterans, police officers, firefighters, elected officials and others from the community gathered in the morning at Memorial Park to remember the attacks, honor the … Read more…

61. Barrington Memorial 10 Years After 9/11 Attacks

 When a big anniversary approaches, it’s impossible not to relive moments from the past, both good and bad. And emotions are definitely resurfacing as we approach tomorrow’s 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. With new terror threats and photos from the attacks on the news this week, I’ll admit, I’ve been feeling more emotional than I expected. A lot … Read more…

60. LeCompte/Kalaway Landowners Cup Polo Tournament

 It’s September 10th, the sun is shining and it’s a great day for a polo tournament in Barrington Hills!  That’s exactly where thousands of people will be for the 7th annual LeCompte/Kalaway Landowners Cup.  It’s one of the coolest and most unique things happening in the Barrington area so, if you’re looking for something fun to do, why not load … Read more…

59. Heinen’s Fine Foods Store to Open in Barrington

 Staples office supply closed for business in Barrington this week but, as Alexander Graham Bell once said, “When one door closes, another opens.” Heinen’s Fine Foods, a Cleveland-based grocery business with 17 stores in Northeastern Ohio, announced today they’re opening their newest store in Barrington next summer. They’re moving into the space that Staples is leaving at the Shops at … Read more…