ABOUT THIS ISSUE: There’s a snap in the air and the holidays are here. We’ve pulled the best of what’s happening now in our area for you to enjoy! Check out the QB Calendar for events all season long.

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Featured in About Town:
The QB Calendar and local happenings and news can be found in our About Town.
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Interview – Sue Foley:
Local activist Sue Foley is taking on a bad situation for man’s best friend here and across the globe.
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Open Spaces - Jason Britton:
See a HARPS rescue as it happened following the flood waters this summer.
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Down Cellar - Jim Bryant's Wine Column: Jim returns to Piemonte with more stories of great food and wine.
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What’s Cooking - Kathy Harrison: Leave it to Kathy
to come up with an idea for Thanksgiving, revised.
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On The Market: Mimi Noyes - Mimi turns back the clock on home selling. Find out when you should list your home.
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Barrington Horse Country: Julie Linnekin: Julie shares great photos from the LeCompte/ Kalaway and Battle of the Sexes polo matches.
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Quintessential Barrington

Barbara L. Benson shares a wonderful local tradition near holiday time.
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Quintessential People

Shefali Bhuva somehow finds time to fit so much in her schedule for her family and the community. Meet our Quintessential Person, a local treasure!
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About Town

For more information on what's happening around Barrington with events and the latest news, read About Town, which starts on page 91 in the current issue. Read now.

Local Cultural Event at Barrington’s White House

Eboo Patel kicks off the November events at Barrington’s White House. Check out all of the cultural offerings in our Arts & Culture section, and here on the website:

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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
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Volunteers and Donations Needed to Rebuild Hurricane-Devastated Homes

Barrington Regional Effort Plans Trip to Houston November 10-19, 2017

volunteers are requested to help those in need to repair and rebuild hurricane-devastated homes in the Houston area on a trip to Harris County, Texas from November 10 – 19th.



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