138. This Week in Barrington Suburban Life

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Hundreds of Barrington High School students hit the dance floor during Friday’s prom in Itasca. This year’s theme was “Roaring 20s.” You’ll find fun prom photos on the cover and inside this week’s issue of Barrington Suburban Life.

Barrington Suburban Life Issue - 5.14.2014
Barrington Suburban Life Issue – 5.14.2014

Prom 2014 is the cover story but reporter Tarah Thorne says you’ll find more great news and features inside this week’s issue.  Here’s a sneak peek…

Ground-breaking decision for Barrington Village Center
Barrington village board members approved a one-story amendment to the Hough and Main Street Village Center expected to be built across from the Catlow Theater this fall. Residents can expect mostly good eats and retail stores, according to chosen developers. Read more about the build-out in this week’s paper.

Cancer walk and celebration
The Wellness Place and supporting community members made a celebration out of raising money for cancer services Sunday. A walk, concert and balloon release at the Arboretum of South Barrington made for some neat photos. Check it out!

Shout for BHS sports
The BHS girls soccer team has clenched the Mid-Suburban League champion title and will now start postseason play. BHS baseball and softball teams are also gearing up for a taste of playoffs. Read this week’s sports preview in Barrington Suburban Life.

Horizon Farms
The Cook County Forest Preserves have acquired several hundred acres of farm land in Barrington Hills but have not yet planned exactly what to do with it. Barrington Suburban Life has some preservation scoop from the Barrington Area Conservation Trust about an easement that would prohibit certain recreational activities on the land such as golf and sports that require athletic fields or structures.


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 and you can also pick up copies at businesses all over town. Keep track of their latest stories on their website at BarringtonSuburbanLife.com or at Facebook.com/BarringtonSuburbanLife.

(In June of 2013, 365Barrington.com 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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