Top Stories on Barrington Patch: Week of March 25

Bad checks, Good Samaritan and Barrington 220 candidates are among top stories.



Barrington Resident Charged with Felony for Writing Bad Check

Barrington police arrest 65-year-old man for deceptive practice for writing $80,000 check with insufficient funds.

Barrington Man Recalls Fight for Train Victim’s Life

Take action, said Barrington resident who helped boy hit by train. “A tragedy or a miracle could happen at any minute.”


Barrington 220 School Board Candidates: Election Guide

There are six candidates running for four seats on the Barrington Community Unit School District 220 board of education.


A passerby reported seeing smoke at the two-story home at 124 Poteet Avenue in Inverness. The owner was not home at the time of the fire, but three cats died before being reached by firefighters.


Beyond Barrington: BHS Teens Empower Joplin Residents

Go Beyond Barrington student volunteers took a second trip to Joplin, during spring break, to help rebuild tornado-devastated Joplin, MO.


BHS Makes Big News with Rihanna Visit

Can't stop reading about Rihanna's visit to Barrington High School? Patch has compiled a roundup of news coverage.


Donation Fund to Help Young Train Accident Victim

The Dominic Szymanski Donation Fund has been set up at all BMO Harris Banks.


PHH Home Loans Opens on Main Street

The mortgage company provided more than $51.9 billion in financing in 2011.


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