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  • Small tax increase, big downtown dreams for Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – Ringwood's tax levy increase is half of last year's but its downtown dreams are growing.R ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • Harvard School District 50 adopts annual levy

    HARVARD – District 50 residents can expect an increase in their annual tax bills.The District 50 sch ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • MCCD to host family-friendly winter exploration event

    MARENGO – Building a home for a mouse, hunting for animal tracks and drinking hot chocolate will round out an upcoming winter adventure at the Marengo ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • MCC to offer construction zone flagger training

    McHENRY – Training for those interested in becoming construction zone flaggers will be offered at the McHenry-based Shah Center next month.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • McHenry Township supervisor retires; successor appointed

    Friday marked the last official day of work for McHenry Township Supervisor Donna Schaefer, who is retiring from a 26-year tenure in local government.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • McHenry County teachers turn to online fundraising to help buy school supplies

    Last year Amanda Lemke posted an online fundraiser to ask for help in paying for extra organizational materials, such as binders, folders, dividers an ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Fox River Grove finds buyer for previous public works garage site

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village has found a buyer for 3 acres of land along County Line Road originally planned to be the location for a public works ga ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 47 hopes website design improves parent engagement

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Not all District 47 families have a computer at home.That was one of the thoughts beh ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Woodstock City Council OKs train depot plan with video gaming

    WOODSTOCK – The issue of video gaming nearly snagged a business proposal that would create a cafe, deli, convenience store and small bar inside the Wo ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County Board nixes request for taller cell tower near Bull Valley

    WOODSTOCK – Can you hear me now? The answer is no. The McHenry County Board on Tuesday evening, on a ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Harvard approves annual tax levy

    HARVARD – In a 5-2 vote, the City Council this week approved a balloon levy request, knowing it wouldn't receive the full amount it is asking for.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • McHenry County police plan extra holiday enforcement

    Police departments around the county plan to have extra traffic enforcement for the upcoming holiday weeks.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Release McHenry County sheriff's summary of Andrew Zinke report, judge orders

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge ordered the sheriff’s office to release part of an internal investigation report on the office’s former undersherif ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • 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 and expire ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Woodstock Christmas Clearing House to serve 2,500 kids with food, toys

    WOODSTOCK – About a week before Christmas, Cheryl Nolan of Woodstock spent Wednesday night in a drafty warehouse with her sons, who were more excited ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:27 am
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