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  • Cary board approves school building height rules

    CARY – District 155 received a blessing from the village for its Cary-Grove High School auditorium project to move forward without formally asking for ...
    July 17, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Prairie Grove police urge awareness after four burglaries

    PRAIRIE GROVE – The Prairie Grove Police Department is advising residents to be aware of personal belongings and vehicles after four reported burglari ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Land Conservancy organizes conservation meeting for women

    WOODSTOCK – Female owners and managers of area farmland are invited to a discussion on conservation this month.
    July 17, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry to consider more changes to sign rules

    McHENRY – Big red letters mark the long retail space in a North Richmond Road shopping center as a Target.
    July 16, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • District 300 names new principals

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Two in-house candidates at District 300 were recently named the new principals at elementary schools in Lake in the Hills and Carpen ...
    July 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Vet group plans rib fest fundraiser for building destroyed by fire

    JOHNSBURG — An upcoming rib fest will raise money for the Polish Legion of Americans to cover costs arising from the destruction of their building.
    July 16, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Woodstock City Council unsure on two proposals for Square landmarks

    WOODSTOCK – City Council members are lukewarm about a prospective buyer of the Old Courthouse and Sheriff’s House and have serious concerns about a lo ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Motion to stop Cary apartment complex proposal fails in 3-3 vote

    CARY – A 60-unit affordable housing complex can continue on its process for approval as an attempt to rescind the village's permission failed in a 3-3 ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • District 12 picks construction management firm to oversee improvements

    JOHNSBURG – An Elgin-based construction management firm will oversee the referendum-funded overhaul of District 12 facilities.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake gives final approval for Main Street road widening project

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In an effort to ease congestion to the city's main commercial area, Crystal Lake City Council members gave final approval Tuesday to a ...
    July 16, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Woodstock substance abuse counselor charged with sexually abusing child

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old Woodstock man who counsels clients in the McHenry County court system was charged Tuesday with aggravated criminal sexual ab ...
    July 16, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • McHenry police reports for July 15, 2014

    • Amanda N. Joosten, 24, 7421 Birch Drive, Wonder Lake, was charged Tuesday, June 17, with retail theft.
    July 15, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Bypass work partially closes Algonquin Road starting Wednesday

    ALGONQUIN – Pavement work on the Algonquin Western Bypass will reduce eastbound traffic on Algonquin Road to one lane between Meyer Drive and Route 31 ...
    July 20, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Section of McCullom Lake Road to temporarily close again

    JOHNSBURG – A section of McCullom Lake Road will be closed again this Thursday for pavement patching.
    July 15, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Car show to support Richmond-Spring Grove area nonprofits

    RICHMOND – Proceeds from an upcoming charity car show will go to local nonprofits and community programs.
    July 15, 2014 - 3:33 pm
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