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D300 OKs $2.1 million in construction bids - ALGONQUIN — Plans have taken a step closer to fruition by Community Unit School District 300 to build a new administration building in Algonquin and revamp the former central office space in Carpentersville for use by the district’s alternative school. The school board Monday night awarded the first of two sets of bids totaling $1.64 million for the construction of the new central office ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Carpenter Park set to receive makeover funds - CARPENTERSVILLE — The village has big plans for one of its most popular parks, and some recent good news from the state of Illinois will help bring those plans to fruition. Village officials recently learned they are to receive a $400,000 state grant to help renovate Carpenter Park. “It’s very exciting,” said Public works Director Bob Cole, who was instrumental in helping the village land the ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Elgin man accused of sex with teen - Carpentersville Jesus Machuca, 32, of the 1600 block of Maple Lane, Elgin, was charged with 10 Class 2 felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse to a victim over the age of 13 and less than 17. According to police, he is accused of having intercourse with a teenage female between December 2013 and Monday. Bail was set at $250,000, and he was given an April 23 court date. Elgin Cheryl L ... - Tue, 15 Apr 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

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

Lessons at Perry are drummed into students - CARPENTERSVILLE — Students at Perry Elementary School are marching to the beat of a different drummer and learning to problem-solve through the process. With the help of music teacher Cynthia Blachowski, students are learning how to express their feelings and manage anger and stress by pounding on drums to a designated beat. The drumming is part of the Beat the Odds, a social-emotional program ... - Wed, 16 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

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

Prep Roundup: Richmond-Burton soccer gets BNC win - With a little over a week to think about a loss to Rockford Christian on April 7, the Richmond-Burton girls soccer team came out ready for revenge on Tuesday. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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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

Elgin man accused of sex with teen - Elgin Courier News - Updated: April 17, 2014 2:34AM. Carpentersville. Jesus Machuca, 32, of the 1600 block of Maple Lane, Elgin, was charged with 10 Class 2 felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse to a victim over the age of 13 and less than 17. According to ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Carpentersville postpones fire department layoffs - Chicago Daily Herald - Carpentersville has delayed the planned layoffs of two full-time firefighters while union officials discuss cuts they can make to save those jobs, Village Manager J. Mark Rooney said Friday. "I'm very optimistic that the firefighters union will help us ... - Sat, 22 Mar 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

Carpentersville board puts medical pot ordinance on hold - Elgin Courier News - CARPENTERSVILLE — Despite where some village trustees stand on the issue of allowing medical marijuana facilities into Carpentersville, an act signed into law last August strips their power of outlawing them altogether. The Compassionate Use of ... - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

D300 OKs $2.1 million in construction bids - Elgin Courier News - ALGONQUIN — Plans have taken a step closer to fruition by Community Unit School District 300 to build a new administration building in Algonquin and revamp the former central office space in Carpentersville for use by the district's alternative school. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

District 300 OKs $2.1 million in construction bids - Elgin Courier News - ALGONQUIN — Plans by Community Unit School District 300 to build a new administration building in Algonquin and revamp the former central office space in Carpentersville for use by the district's alternative school took a step closer to fruition. The ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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