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  • Algonquin hosting open house for public arts program

    ALGONQUIN – The village will host an open house kickoff for its Public Art Program from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harni ...
    May 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Huntley plants 272 trees in spring round of 50/50 replacement program

    HUNTLEY – The village replaced 272 trees in the spring planting of its 50/50 Parkway Tree Replacement Program, a village official said.
    May 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Randall Road meeting date scheduled

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will convene a nonvoting meeting June 3 aimed at discussing and resolving issues surrounding the planned Randall ...
    May 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County towns consider video gaming, community interests

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Paula Yensen said she started hearing residents’ concerns over video gaming through letters and conversations as soon as she rejoi ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Taxpayers United of America's president talks home rule in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – With the possibility of Woodstock becoming home rule, local voter advocacy group Voters in Action is encouraging residents to be informed ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • House GOP wins Obamacare lawsuit, says district judge

    WASHINGTON – In a setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, a federal judge ruled Thursday that the administration is unconstitutionally sp ...
    May 12, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • U.S. proposes to cut methane from oil, gas by nearly half

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Moretti's, Lake in the Hills officials talk concerns over cocaine dealing

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials are in communication with Moretti's restaurant representatives about their security concerns after fou ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Democrats will field a candidate for McHenry County Board chairman

    The Democratic Party of McHenry County will be slating a candidate to run for County Board chairman.
    May 12, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Woodstock starting construction on $1M storm sewer project in flood-prone area

    WOODSTOCK – Prep work for construction is expected to start this week on an estimated $1 million storm sewer project aimed at reducing flooding in a n ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • GOP demanding answers from Facebook on trending links to conservative political stories

    WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conserva ...
    May 10, 2016 - 2:28 pm
  • Cary mulls grants for 8 events, including $10,000 for Main Street Fest

    CARY – Village staff are mulling how to split up the $30,000 designated for its Community Grant Program between the eight events that applied for fund ...
    May 10, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Obama allies use Donald Trump to press GOP on Supreme Court nominee

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Proponents of President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee believe they have a new winning argument to get the Republican-led Sen ...
    May 9, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • McHenry County Public Access for Week of May 9

    Monday Algonquin Planning & Zoning Commission: 7:30 p.m., Ganek Municipal Center, 2200 Harnish Driv ...
    May 9, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Cary picks Chicago design firm for Metra station improvements

    CARY – Chicago’s Muller & Muller Ltd., a design firm with experience planning commuter stations with site constraints, will design the planned multimi ...
    May 8, 2016 - 11:39 pm
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