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92. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

92. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

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Nature lovers recently made birdhouses at Stillman Nature Center. Center Director Mark Spreyer said the nesting boxes are meant for wrens who look for places to build their home each spring and that’s the cover story on the latest issue of Barrington Suburban Life.

Barrington Suburban Life - April 3, 2014 Issue
Barrington Suburban Life – April 3, 2014 Issue

But the cover story is one of several great new local features inside this week’s issue.  Here are some of the other stories you’ll find inside the paper, according to Barrington Suburban Life reporter, Tarah Thorne…

Lessons taught abroad
Rose Elementary Chinese Immersion teacher Mary Wei Weerts travels to China over spring break and keeps her students actively learning online. Principal Scott Carlson speaks out about the importance of global learning.

What does the Wood duck say?
Barrington Ducks Unlimited has gathered a group of local volunteers to build 20 conservation boxes to be installed in the Cook County Forest Preserve as nesting sites for Wood ducks. Stillman Nature Center Director Mark Spreyer speaks out about the ducks’ value to the area.

Get to know Nancy Gianni, GiGi’s Playhouse President
South Barrington super-mom Nancy Gianni founded GiGi’s Playhouse shortly after her daughter Giuliana was born with Down syndrome. Having now opened Playhouses as far as Mexico, Gianni speaks out about GiGi’s success and goals for the future – a video documentary or TV show.

Softball season in full swing

Friday’s Fillies 7-2 win over Stevenson proved that Barrington softball has a promising season ahead. Coach Perry Peterson the girls are getting beyond their first game jitters as the team once again beat Stevenson 11-1 and shut out Mundelein 11-0 Saturday.

You’ll find these stories and much more in this week’s Barrington Sububan Life.


Barrington Suburban Life is one publication in Shaw Media’s family of FREE local newspapers published weekly in suburban Chicago. The paper arrives by mail on Thursdays to homes and businesses in zip code 60010. You can keep track of their latest stories on their website at or at

(In June of 2013, entered into a news & marketing partnership with Shaw Media and the Barrington Suburban Life newspaper to work together in promoting Barrington events, stories, organizations and businesses online and in print.)

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