Government - Local
In an effort to beautify downtown and spur economic development, Fox River Grove has finalized details of its facade grant program.
CRYSTAL LAKE – If there’s one guiding principle to be learned from a transparency and ethics training session for newly elected public officials it was this: Avoid even the appearance of impropriety.
All eyes in the pension crisis are now on the Illinois Senate – and specifically Senate President John Cullerton – in the final weeks of the spring legislative session.
NUNDA – The phone rang incessantly at the Nunda Township Highway Commissioner’s Office as rain pounded McHenry County last month.
LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village officials are hoping for more car dealerships and gas stations along Route 31, as they have made adjustments to the town’s comprehensive plan.
CARY – The Cary District 26 School Board on Monday approved an agreement to allow Fox River Grove District 3 to continue sending students to Cary for preschool next school year.
For years, residents along nondedicated roads have paid township road and bridge taxes without seeing a penny of it go toward their own roads’ maintenance.
JOHNSBURG – Curriculum and technology improvements as well as student and staff achievements are some of the topics to be highlighted at the Johnsburg District 12 State of the District presentation.
The new fire chief of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will earn $120,000 a year under a contract approved by the fire board.
McHENRY – One of the first things on Pete Merkel’s to-do list when he became the city of McHenry’s first parks and recreation director was building a swimming pool.
Officials dispel accusations that Charles Miller Road bridge project worsened flooding
A panel concluded that attorney and former McHenry County Board member Robert Bless engaged in professional misconduct relating to a 2010 complaint against his law license.
County Board member questions $83,000 spent
25 custom single-family homes in the works
The McHenry County Mental Health Board is extending its search for a new executive director after one of the two finalists for the job dropped out.