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Liberty Elementary hosts health fair Sunday - CARPENTERSVILLE - The Liberty Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will host its first health and fitness fair for students and families on Sunday. - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

D-300 to explore tech uses in schools - CARPENTERSVILLE - Roughly 15,500 students could help shape the future of technology in District 300 classrooms through a nearly districtwide survey being distributed this week. - Sat, 29 Mar 2014

D-300 hosts adapted track and field event Saturday - CARPENTERSVILLE - District 300 welcomes the public to attend its fourth annual adapted track and field meet at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, inside the field house at Dundee-Crown High School, 1500 Kings Road, Carpentersville. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Algonquin police reports for April 15, 2014 - • A 17-year-old Carpentersville girl was charged Monday, April 7, with battery. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

New taxes in West Dundee to offset Target departure - West Dundee officials will impose new taxes on those who buy gasoline as well as food and beverages in the village, their way of plugging a $400,000 deficit mostly to blame on Target's looming closure. "As the sales tax base has dropped, other fees or taxes have been needed in order to cover those deficits and continue to provide the same levels of service to the community," Village Manager Joe ... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Dundee-Crown baseball tops Crystal Lake Central - CARPENTERSVILLE - Dundee-Crown pitcher Ahren Ludwig spent all day Friday thinking about his upcoming start against visiting Crystal Lake Central. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Two finalists remain in D-300 superintendent search - Superintendent finalists to get interviews soon - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

District 300 to lobby state lawmakers for overdue capital grants - Officials want to use portion of funds to help finance $7M construction project - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Study: Suburban schools could lose or gain if income tax drops - Most suburban school districts would see cuts in funding if the state's temporary income tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, according to a state board of education figures circulated by Illinois Democrats. But a few suburban districts, such as in Wauconda, Carpentersville and even Barrington, would actually receive substantially more money. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

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Race work: Being behind wheel and under hood suits Carpentersville man - Elgin Courier News - CARPENTERSVILLE — Dennis Erb isn't a desk job type of guy. Instead, the born-and-raised Carpentersville resident spends most of his time either behind the wheel of a race car or in the garage working on a car. Erb, 41, has been a professional race car ... - Fri, 04 Apr 2014

Carpentersville spares firefighter layoffs in budget - Chicago Daily Herald - The village board unanimously approved a $27.7 million budget Tuesday that spares two firefighters from losing their jobs, a move the union president called "a good sign, to say the least." Trustees endorsed a cost-savings package that includes laying ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

Carpentersville fire union looks to budget to save jobs - Chicago Daily Herald - The president of the union for Carpentersville's full-time firefighters says members are not convinced the village is in a financial bind and, as a result, are not looking at cuts within their contract to save two firefighters from being laid off ... - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

New taxes in West Dundee to offset Target departure - Chicago Daily Herald - Cavallaro said he surveyed the gas stations in the immediate area on a recent Friday and discovered that one in Carpentersville, even with the tax, had the lowest prices. "With Carpentersville having a 2 cent per gallon tax, you're assuming their ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Lake Zurich warns of bogus roofing contractor 'feeding frenzy' - Chicago Daily Herald - National Weather Service spotters reported hail of 2-inch diameter in Algonquin and Barrington, 1.75 inches in Lake Zurich and Palatine, 1.5 inches in Carpentersville and Lake in the Hills, 1.25 inches in Huntley and Long Grove, and 1 inch in Arlington ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent - Northwest Herald - Other unemployment numbers showed Algonquin at 7.1 percent from 8.3 percent; Carpentersville at 12.2 percent from 14.6 percent, Lake in the Hills at 7.6 percent from 8.8 percent; and McHenry at 8.2 percent from 9.1 percent. Kane County's unemployment ... - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Store closing to present deficit for West Dundee - Elgin Courier News - WEST DUNDEE — Like next-door neighbor Carpentersville, West Dundee also is facing a deficit in this year's budget. The expected $300,000 deficit is largely due to the loss of sales tax revenue expected once the Target store on Route 72 closes in May. - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

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