County Board Member Andrew Gasser Stepping Down to Take Highway Commissioner Post

At the end of the last McHenry County Board meeting, McHenry County Board member Andrew Gasser announced that he would resign prior to taking office as Algonquin Township Road Commissioner on May 15th. He said he “didn’t want to be … Continue reading

GOP Seeks Applicants to Fill Gasser Spot on County Board

McHenry County Reublican Party Chairman Sandra Salgado asks those who wish to replace District 1 County Board member on the County Board to submit the following to her: Resume and brief summary of political participation outlining involvement over the past … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Street Sweeper Bids Range from $253,000 to $308,000

I went to my second bid letting yesterday. Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller had requested prices for a new street sweeper. Three bids were received: $253,700 for an Elgin street sweeper from R.N.O.W., Inc. $267,622 for one with the … Continue reading

14-Year Old Arrested for Social Media Harrassment

FFrom the Harvard Police Department: HARASSMENT / AGGRAVATED BATTERY On 04-18-17 Harvard Police received a complaint regarding harassment on social media. As a result of the investigation on 04-19-17 at 1031 hrs, a Harvard Youth (f-14 yoa) was arrested for one count … Continue reading

McHenry County Government Bans McHenry County Blog from Free WiFi Internet Access

Here’s a chuckle for readers. Those in charge of keeping dangerous information out of the eyes of county employees and visitors seem to have banned McHenry County Blog through the free WiFi offered at County buildings. Those wishing to know … Continue reading

CL High School District Offering Course Leading to Pilot Vocation

A press release from High School District 155: D155 Pilots New Aviation Course Crystal Lake – District 155 is expanding learning opportunities beyond the classroom walls to offer students a unique opportunity to earn FAA Private Pilot Ground School certification. District 155 … Continue reading

Road Commissioner Sets Bid Opening for Street Sweeper Purchase and Sales of Trucks & Trailer

Not in focus is the photo below of an ad published by Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller for a new street sweeper: The bids will be opened Wednesday, April 26th, at 4 PM. He has also asked for bids … Continue reading