Suzanne Myers is an art teacher at Johnsburg Junior High, where she has four children who just finished the seventh grade.
HUNTLEY – Grafton Township’s tumultuous year that involved a near government shutdown and an overhaul of the township’s leadership has centered on one number.
As his classes struggle throughout the year with some denser Shakespeare passages, Brad Fennessy pulls out his secret weapon – comics.
ISLAND LAKE – A former Island Lake police officer who managed the campaign for the new village president was rehired Thursday night.
HARVARD – A vehicle fire briefly shut down a downtown Harvard road Sunday morning, a fire official said.
A Woodstock man has been arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated – Homicide after a crash in Walworth, Wis., that resulted in the death of a passenger.
CRYSTAL LAKE – Before tossing any unused cardboard boxes into a recycling bin, consider throwing them into Crystal Lake.
• FLEMING ROAD: Work continues to rebuild the 2 1/2-mile stretch of road between Route 120 and Country Club Road. A posted detour reroutes drivers through Woodstock along Routes 120, 47 and 14.
CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Senior Citizens’ Club and Crystal Lake Senior Services Associates will host a special presentation June 24 about the history of the American flag offered by two Vietnam veterans, John White and Jim Mertz.
McHENRY – Traffic on Charles J. Miller Road will be shifted onto the newly constructed lanes Wednesday, according to a project alert.
McHENRY – Area residents are invited to the annual Day at Petersen Farm on June 23 at 4112 McCullom Lake Road, one mile west of Route 31.
JOHNSBURG – A Susan G. Komen for the Cure pasta dinner fundraiser will be from 5 to 10 p.m. June 22 at the McHenry Moose Lodge 691, 3535 N. Richmond Road.
McHENRY – The owner of a McHenry microbrewery hopes to recoup some of the costs of installing a handicapped-accessible ramp.
HUNTLEY – Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center – Huntley will host the 13th annual RoadRunner’s 5K on June 23.
As the concealed-carry bill sits on the governor’s desk awaiting his signature, local communities are preparing for the implications the legislation might have.