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  • Earth Day shines a light on local recycling efforts

    Ken Santowski loves to hate Styrofoam, but recycling the polystyrene foam has become his business. W ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Algonquin Plato’s Closet earns ‘Gold Star Standard’

    ALGONQUIN – Plato’s Closet, 1481 S. Randall Road, Algonquin, was recognized for achieving the “Gold Star Standard” for Plato’s Closet stores.
    April 18, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for April 15, 2014

    • A 17-year-old Carpentersville girl was charged Monday, April 7, with battery.• Steven M. Sparkman, ...
    April 15, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • Recovering new housing market restarts some unfinished subdivisions

    WOODSTOCK – Unfinished subdivisions such as the one on the north side of Woodstock are scattered across McHenry County.
    April 22, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Huntley, others receive ITEP grants for bike projects

    HUNTLEY – The state will grant Huntley $1.1 million to build a multi-use path that would allow runners and bicyclists to safely navigate Route 47.
    April 12, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy

    SANDPOINT, Idaho – The women’s clothing retailer Coldwater Creek, which has a store at 2004 S. Randall Road in the Algonquin Commons shopping center, ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Algonquin police reports for April 10, 2014

    • Leslie G. Willard Jr., 53, 1520 Cumberland Parkway, Algonquin, was charged, Saturday, March 29, with driving under the influence, improper lane use ...
    April 10, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Algonquin's Montarra Grill among top restaurants

    ALGONQUIN – Thrillist, a men's digital lifestyle publication, has named Montarra Grill in Algonquin among its "12 Best Illinois Restaurants not in Chi ...
    April 9, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Photos: Suspicious object found in Algonquin

    Photos from a suspicious object being found in Algonquin that turned out to be a geocaching object. ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Video: Officials respond to suspicious object

    Video of Algonquin police reponding to a suspicious object, that turns out to be part of a geocaching game.
    April 8, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Algonquin egg hunt scheduled for Saturday

    ALGONQUIN – The village's recreation department has scheduled its annual egg hunt.The event, which w ...
    April 8, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Land conservancy selling rain barrels

    Rain barrels are available for purchase through the Land Conservancy of McHenry County. People can u ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Suspicious object in Algonquin a part of treasure-hunting game

    ALGONQUIN - A suspicious object that closed one lane of Route 62 in Algonquin for more than three hours Tuesday turned out to be a painted pipe hidden ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Algonquin, District 26 recognized for financial reporting

    Two local taxing bodies have received Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, according to news releases.
    April 8, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Work scheduled at Randall Road and Longmeadow intersection

    ALGONQUIN – Occasional daytime lane closures along Randall Road close to the Longmeadow Parkway intersection are expected between Monday and Friday, a ...
    April 5, 2014 - 8:21 pm
  • Cellphone crackdown: Local police departments step up enforcement of new law

    In the span of two four-hour targeted enforcement campaigns earlier this year conducted by Lake in the Hills police, 41 drivers were cited for talking ...
    April 5, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Cost of homeownership increasing in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The cost of owning a home in McHenry County has gone up 19 percent since late 2012 as interest rates and home prices increase.
    April 5, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Report names top towns for home buyers

    Huntley, Algonquin and Lake in the Hills have been ranked among the state’s top places for home buyers, according to a study by NerdWallet.
    April 8, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Algonquin joins electricity consortium

    ALGONQUIN – Potential rates for the village's electrical aggregation program could come in a few weeks, Algonquin's energy consultant said on Tuesday.
    April 2, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • 10 charged with DUIs in Kane County crackdown

    ALGONQUIN – A Lake in the Hills man was among 10 drivers charged with driving drunk during a Kane County crackdown St. Patrick's Day weekend.
    April 1, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Charlotte Russe to host grand opening event

    ALGONQUIN – Charlotte Russe is hosting a grand opening event starting at 10 a.m. Friday at Algonquin Commons.
    April 1, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Camp Algonquin endangered

    Photos of Camp Algonquin, which landed on a statewide preservation group's top 10 most endangered historical places list Tuesday.
    April 1, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment rate at 8.8 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in February, down from 9.7 percent in February 2013, according to preliminary figure ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Inclusion in historical endangered list could help rejuvenate Camp Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – An Illinois preservation group's decision Tuesday to make Camp Algonquin one of the most endangered historical places in the state could e ...
    April 2, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Algonquin to host 3rd annual student art exhibit

    ALGONQUIN – The village's third annual student art exhibit begins on Tuesday at the Algonquin Area Public Library at 2600 Harnish Drive, according to ...
    March 31, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Algonquin to vote on wellness center plan

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Village Board is set to vote on a plan for a proposed wellness center and med spa at the Esplanade development – a deviation ...
    March 29, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • 50 years in the making

    ALGONQUIN – Inside of the Port Edward Restaurant at Harrison Street and Algonquin Road are former church pews used for booths, an old ships' wheels, h ...
    March 28, 2014 - 6:43 pm
  • Private, public buildings go green

    The Kohl’s store in Woodstock was built using recycled and regionally sourced materials. It has water-efficient landscaping and plumbing.
    March 26, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Algonquin begins electric aggregation process

    ALGONQUIN – With voters in town giving the thumbs up to municipal electric aggregation for residents and small commercial customers, the village is pr ...
    March 26, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Algonquin police reports for March 25, 2014

    • Jacob Lange, 27, 11 Galligan Road, Unit B, Gilberts, was charged Saturday, March 8, with disorderly conduct.
    March 25, 2014 - 4:07 pm
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