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Cary police reports for Dec. 18, 2014

• Lucas W. Goerlitz, 22, 245 Thomas St., Cary, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 18, with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia ...
Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:03 pm

Election 2015: McHenry County-area candidates turn in paperwork in first day of filing

Monday marked the first day most candidates could file for the spring municipal elections. Most villages and cities saw a sprinkling of cand ...
Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 am

Cary Trustee Bruce Kaplan won't run for re-election

CARY – A village trustee who ran for village president in 2013, and lost, will not be running for re-election to the village board, accordin ...
Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:08 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 1189
5 to 9 Years 1684
10 to 14 Years 1513
15 to 19 Years 1502
20 to 24 Years 1014
25 to 34 Years 1705
35 to 44 Years 2812
45 to 54 Years 3689
55 to 59 Years 1235
60 to 64 Years 767
65 to 74 Years 647
75 to 84 Years 318
85 Years and Over 127
Median Age (in years) 36.7

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Ancestry

American 820 3.8%
Arab 24 0.1%
Czech 216 1.0%
Danish 129 0.6%
Dutch 442 2.1%
English 1,337 6.2%
French (except Basque) 692 3.2%
French Canadian 76 0.4%
German 6,356 29.5%
Greek 274 1.3%
Hungarian 192 0.9%
Irish 3,961 18.4%
Italian 2,047 9.5%
Lithuanian 76 0.4%
Norwegian 489 2.3%
Polish 2,626 12.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 321 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 133 0.6%
Scottish 260 1.2%
Slovak 138 0.6%
Subsaharan Africa 21 0.1%
Swedish 658 3.1%
Swiss 41 0.2%
Ukrainian 105 0.5%
Welsh 60 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 16 0.1%

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Candlelight hikes planned in Crystal Lake, other towns

CRYSTAL LAKE – Candlelight hikes will wind through the Silver Creek Conservation Area this December.Hikers can drop by anytime between 5 and ...
Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:32 pm

Cary to proclaim Dec. 21-27 as Cary-Grove Trojan Football week

CARY – To honor the state's Class 7A football runner-up, Village President Mark Kownick will proclaim Dec. 21 to 27 as "Cary-Grove High Scho ...
Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:06 am

Chimney fire in Cary results in no injuries

CARY – A chimney fire was out by the time firefighters arrived at the Cary home, a fire official said.The Cary Fire Protection District resp ...
Dec. 14, 2014 - 10:00 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 210 1.9%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 365 3.2%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 1,862 16.5%
Some College, No Degree 2,341 20.7%
Associates Degree 807 7.1%
Bachelor's Degree 3,803 33.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,912 16.9%
Population 25 years and Over 11,300
High School Graduate or Higher 94.91%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 50.57&

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Gender

Male 9,056 49.75%
Female 9,146 50.25%
Total Population 18,202

 

Cary District 26 considers financial analysis of Maplewood School sale, redevelopment

CARY – District 26 potentially can see more than $378,000 a year in additional property taxes if it’s able to sell Maplewood School and a re ...
Dec. 14, 2014 - 9:59 pm

Route 47, 176 TIF district proposal moves forward in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD – A proposed taxing district around the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 has cleared another hurdle. A joint review board made up ...
Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:12 am

While moving ahead with TIF, Lakewood considers second taxing district for Routes 47, 176

LAKEWOOD – As the village moves forward with a special taxing district at Routes 176 and 47, it's also eyeing another type of taxing distric ...
Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:18 am

Household Type

Total Households 5,881
Family Households 4,974 84.57&
with own children under 18 years 2,672 45.43%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 5,881
Owner-Occupied 5,290 89.95%
Renter Occupied 591 10.04&

 

Judy Baar Topinka: McHenry County leaders react to death of Illinois comptroller

News of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka’s death was met Wednesday with statewide shock and despair, and the reactions were no differe ...
Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:36 am

Ball: Cary Grove Area Chamber names board

The Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors voted recently to approve two new directors whose three-year terms begin in Janua ...
Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:21 am

Fifth Third Bank robbed in Cary, police say; suspect still at large

CARY – The hunt for a man who robbed a Cary bank was unsuccessful Monday evening, police said. The Cary Police Department responded to a hol ...
Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:09 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $966

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 4,490
Median (dollars) $2155
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 800
Median (dollars) $699

 

Cary's general fund budget may be looking at deficit

CARY – About halfway through the fiscal year, the village's financial consultant is projecting a $210,000 deficit in Cary's general fund, ac ...
Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:18 am

District 155 submits zoning request for Crystal Lake South bleachers

CRYSTAL LAKE – The controversial and lawsuit-inspiring bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will start making their way through the c ...
Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:26 am

Merry Cary festival, parade set for Sunday

CARY – Merry Cary, the village's holiday parade and festival, is scheduled for Sunday.Haley Lichter, a 19-year-old Cary woman who is battlin ...
Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:34 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Karen Lukasik changes course, will run for re-election to Cary village board

CARY – Village Trustee Karen Lukasik had a change of heart, and changed her mind about whether to seek a second term on the Village Board. ...
Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:52 am

Cary village trustees eyeing mixed-use at former Maplewood School property

CARY – Village trustees said they would like to see a mixed-use development at the vacant Maplewood property, owned by Cary School District ...
Dec. 3, 2014 - 9:07 pm

Cary man accused of having 100 pounds of marijuana gets probation, jail

WOODSTOCK – A judge ordered probation for a Cary man accused of possessing more than 100 pounds of marijuana. Vincent C. O'Brien, 63, was ch ...
Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:58 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 29 0.19%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 628 4.05%
Construction 444 2.86%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 1,834 11.83%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 992 6.40%
Information 296 1.91%
Manufacturing 1,516 9.78%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 344 2.22%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,295 8.35%
Public Administration 274 1.77%
Retail Trade 1,069 6.90%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 432 2.79%
Wholesale Trade 304 1.96%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 9,457

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Land

Area (in square miles) 6.27
Density (in square feet) 2,903.03

 

$42K in jewelry stolen from vehicle in Cary

CARY – More than $42,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from an unlocked vehicle, Cary Police said.The theft is believed to have taken place be ...
Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:22 pm

Teen cited after vehicle drives through fence in Cary, police say

CARY – A single-vehicle crash Tuesday resulted in minor damages to the vehicle and a large hole in a Cary fence, police said.The Cary Police ...
Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:59 pm

Cary Park District to host visit with Santa

CARY – The Cary Park District has scheduled an event for children to meet Santa Claus.Santa will hear children’s wishes at the Foxford Hills ...
Nov. 30, 2014 - 10:33 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,752
Cuban 0
Mexican 1,599
Other Hispanic or Latino 81
Puerto Rican 72
Total Population 1,752
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,450
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 273
Black or African American Alone 81
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 145
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 145
White Alone 15,951
Total Population 18,202

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Affordable senior housing development talks in Cary a while away

CARY – Discussion and consideration of a potential affordable senior housing independent living development behind the Jewel-Osco in Cary is ...
Nov. 29, 2014 - 9:37 pm

Cary awards 2 facade grants for building on Main Street

CARY – Two facade grants recently were approved by the village for two owners of a multitenant building at 200 and 208 W. Main St., in the d ...
Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:02 pm

D-155 to start city zoning process for Crystal Lake South bleachers

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 plans on starting the zoning process on its controversial $1.18 million bleacher expansion ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:36 pm

Schools

Elementary Schools Cary Community Consolidated School Dist. 26
Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155

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McHenry County sheriff looking for info on car burglaries near Cary

CARY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying a suspect or suspects in recent car burglaries. During the last ...
Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:00 am

Cary receives reports of catalytic converter thefts at Metra station

CARY – Catalytic converters from two vehicles were stolen from the village's Metra lot, the police department said. One report came in Tuesd ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm

Cary police reports for Nov. 26, 2014

• Harold Braxton, 43, 264 Crystal St., Cary, was charged Monday, Nov. 3, with two counts of domestic battery.• Diego Vazquez-Silva, 26, 575 ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:25 am

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