Carpentersville and Area Newspapers


Welcome to the Carpentersville Memories Area Pages Our goal is to bring back some fun memories of growing up in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. 


We bring back Memories you didn’t know you had

What was Carpentersville like in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s?

Carpentersville was a place where we all felt safe, any time of day or night.  A place we called home, a place with friends, family and great people.  Whether you lived there for a year or a life time, the memories of Carpentersville are forever in your mind.  Check out all of the area newspaper pages.

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Countryside News

This publication covered Dundee, Carpentersville and Algonquin. The price was 20 cents and it was published weekly by the Barrington Press with a circulation of over 12,000.

Elgin Daily Courier News

Published from 1884 through 1991 by Copley Press and others. The newspaper changed names over the years.
Cardunal Free Press
Published in Carpentersville by Cardunal Store News, Inc. from 1958 through 1985. Circulation included Carpentersville, East and West Dundee, Algonquin, and Lake in the Hills.
Sunday Review

Published weekly by Richardson Publications of Carpentersville.
Misc. and Unknown Origin
Various newspaper clippings from area newspapers.
The Times

The Times served the Upper Fox Valley Country, Kane and McHenry Counties, Arlington Heights and Mt. Prospect.


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Couldn’t believe all there was to see for such a small yearly subscription, and complete Yearbooks too !!”

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