CL Country Club, Garfield’s Hit with Selling Alcohol to Minor

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Conduct Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement Checks at Local Retail Establishments The Crystal Lake Police Department has completed another round of Alcohol Compliance Checks. The operation commenced May 4th , and concluded … Continue reading

MCC Wants Beer & Wine to Train Students

To be considered at the Thursday night meeting of the McHenry County College Board is a proposal to apply for a beer and wine liquor license for culinary students. Here are the details: The Culinary Management department of the Education, … Continue reading

Smuggling Cook County Jail Guard Pleads Guilty

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Marijuana and Alcohol into Cook County Jail CHICAGO — A former Cook County Corrections Officer admitted in federal court today that he smuggled marijuana, tobacco … Continue reading

County Wins Appellate Court Case Overturning State Liquor Commission Decision

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: STATE’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE WINS APPEAL; DECISION TO REVOKE LOCAL LIQUOR LICENSE REINSTATED McHenry County State’s Attorney, Louis A. Bianchi and McHenry County Board Chairman and Liquor Control Commissioner Kenneth D. … Continue reading

Chili’s and Williams Street Tap Fail Alcohol Sales to Minors Test

On Thursday, September 16, 2010, Crystal Lake Police and Illinois State Police Zone 1 conducted Alcohol Compliance Enforcement (ACE) checks on establishments that are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages within the City limits. During these A.C.E. details, undercover officers and … Continue reading

Flex Fuel – Using Ethanol and Methanol in Cars

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Steve Huntley had a thought provoking piece a weed ago Tuesday. It’s called Fuel Choice and is promoted by a group called Set America Free. The pitch is that Congress should mandate that a significant portion of … Continue reading