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Mount Prospect Fall Fest:.

Mount Prospect Fall Fest:

The Mount Prospect Downtown Merchants Association will hold its annual Fall Fest and Oktoberfest on Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, at Emerson Street and Busse Avenue. Oktoberfest will kick off at 4 p.m. Friday with Phenix German Band performing and traditional German food and beverages available. Saturday includes free family events, a Special Needs Hour from noon to 1 p.m. (preregistration required), food, rides, and activities. For more information, visit, or @oktoberfestmp on Twitter.

Mussman listening session:

Partnering with the Schaumburg Business Association and the Illinois Manufacturers' Association, state Rep. Michelle Mussman is inviting small-business owners to join her for a round-table discussion on how to improve the local business climate. The session is set for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Chicago Prime Italian Restaurant, 1370 Bank Drive in Schaumburg.

Group stages art exhibition:

The annual Prospect Heights Natural Resource Commission art exhibition at the Prospect Heights Public Library will be held from Tuesday through Sept. 30. The display in the library's lobby at 12 N. Elm St. will feature paintings, drawings, photographs and writings from Commissioners John Kamysz and Dana Sievertson and Chairwoman Agnes Wojnarski. The artwork depicts various scenes from native areas in Prospect Heights. A reception for the artists will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the library. For more, visit

Fire damages Bartlett home:

A fire Thursday evening in Bartlett damaged the exterior of a home on the 1100 block of Driftwood Lane, the Bartlett Fire District said in a news release. Firefighters found a deck on fire near an arcing electrical meter at the rear of the home. The fire was declared under control at 7:57 p.m. According to the release, the building is habitable and the fire remains under investigation. Damage estimates were not available.

Death ruled intentional:

The Cook County medical examiner's office ruled Friday that the death of a 65-year-old woman who fell 60 feet from an apartment balcony in Arlington Heights was a suicide. Police and paramedics responded to a call around 2 p.m. Thursday and found a woman unconscious outside the Hancock Square Apartments at 200 N. Arlington Heights Road, according to Arlington Heights police.

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Date:Aug 31, 2019
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