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Electronics Recycling Program

Recycle your old electronics Groot will pick up unlimited electronic waste at the curb at no additional charge. Residents can simply call Groot at (800) 244-1977 to schedule a pickup 24 hours in advance. Electronic materials include computers and monitors, video game consoles, printers, televisions, DVD players, etc.

Compost and Recycling Program

Village of Barrington wants to remind us about our Electronics Recycling and Food Scrap Compost Programs Electronics Recycling Program The Electronics Program is already is very simple. Just call Groot at 800-244-1977, 24-hours in advance to schedule curbside pick-up (i.e., televisions, VCRs, Computers, etc.). All electronics are picked up and disposed of at no additional charge. Food […]

Growing a Successful Garden

Planting time has arrived and while everyone has their favorites – which include both annuals and perennials – the season brings with it a variety of newer varieties that lend something different to your garden, in color, size, shape, texture and fragrance. Hydrangeas have become popular for a reason: they are hardy, offer a great […]

Sump Pump Drainage Solutions

Sump Pump Drainage — Solution One Dig a trench 10 inches wide by 10 inches deep. Line the trench with landscape fabric, leaving some excess on the sides. Insert the end of the sump pump line into a 4” perforated PVC drainage. Lay  4″ perforated drainage pipe along the entire length of the trench. The holes […]

Chippendale Street Names

Wondering how Chippendale streets came to get their names? This was found online at the Barrington Areal Library. Commonwealth Court: This court was named after the Commonwealth of Virginia where Georgian architecture was used during the early development of the state. These styles are used on homes along the street. Hampton Park: Named after Hampton, […]

Prepare Your Home For Winter

MIDWEST WINTERS CAN BE BRUTAL (curtesy of JULIE Inc.) With the temperatures going down, heating bills are on going up. According to ComEd, one of our members, here are a few tips to help keep your home warm in the cold winter days ahead. TURN DOWN THE THERMOSTAT – You can save 2 to 3% […]

Chippendale Children’s Holiday Party 2015

Santa is coming to the Barrington Areal Library on December 13th to join the Chippendale Kids Holiday Party and distribute presents! Be sure to read your emails and the Chippendale newsletter for more information about the party AND to volunteer to do crafts with the kids — teens and grandparent crafters are welcome. Questions? Contact […]

Annual Pig Roast 2015 — Hawaiian Style

Chippendale neighbors wore their best Hawaiian shirts for a fun afternoon/evening of food, drinks, games, and more. Pig Roast Chairs Lori V. and Sue B. did a fantastic job organizing the event. They event got mother nature to give us a beautiful day! Thank You! To all the homeowners who volunteered to make the Pig Roast a […]

Barrington Village Parking Information

The Village of Barrington allows for on-street parking throughout the day. For those looking to park overnight, it is not allowed on any village street outside of the central business district, including residential areas and all public streets outside of the downtown area, from the hours of 1:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. Parking is not allowed in the central […]