6-Year Old Cary Boy [NOT] Hit by Boat While Swimming Under Water in Fox River- Update

A July 24th press from the Sheriff’s Department updating the one below issued on July 16th: Boat/Swimmer Accident Reclassified as “Near Drowning” The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit has concluded its investigation into a boat/swimmer accident that occurred on … Continue reading

Hint of What LITH Could Charge Non-Residents Should It Take Over the LITH Sanitary District

The Village of Cary supplies both water and sewage disposal to those living in surrounding unincorporated areas. How much more does Cary want to charge the non-residents? 50%. So, might not the Village of Lake in the Hills do something … Continue reading

Skillicorn Goes After Municipal League Conference Costs

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: SKILLICORN CALLS ON ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE TO END ANNUAL CONFERENCE CRYSTAL LAKE, IL—It is time for the Illinois Municipal League to end its taxpayer funded annual conference. The Daily Herald reported that … Continue reading

Local Governments Spent $1 Million Fighting Flooding, Illinois Total Too Low for Federal Reimbursement

Local governmental expenditures submitted to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency from McHenry County totaled $1,080,640.62. According to the McHenry County Emergency Management Agency, “In the four counties proclaimed a disaster area by Governor Rauner, uninsured damages to public property and … Continue reading

Nail Gun Attacker in Cary Arrested for Attempted Murder & Home Invasion

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Attempt Murder/Home Invasion Sheriff Bill Prim announces the arrest of Edward J. Zegers, 52, of Cary, in connection with an attempted murder and home invasion that occurred on Sunday, July 2, … Continue reading

Cary Mayor Mark Kownick Retains Office, But Barely

Cary Mayor Mark Kownick won his re-election campaign by 21 votes. Challenger Jim Cosler received 1,534 votes to Knownick’s 1.555. Looking at the Cary Trustee election, in which three seats were up, yielded the following results: Jeffrey Kraus – 1,603 … Continue reading

Cary Mayoral Candidate Jim Cosler Holds Successful Fund Raiser

Winning 2015 write-in Cary Trustee Jim Cosler, now running for Mayor, held a fundraiser Saturday afternoon. The American Airlines pilot characterized it as “very successful and brought in thousands of dollars.” Cosler reports he has deployed new campaign techniques. One … Continue reading

Tax Freeze Referendums Bracket High School District 155

There are three tax freeze referendums. Well, not exactly. They are actually advisory referendums in Lakewood, Fox River Grove and Cary. Lakewood’s asks, Shall each taxing body located partially or wholly within the corporate limits of the Village of Lakewood … Continue reading