The Problem Facing the Crystal Lake Civic Center Authority – Part 2 “The Rat’s Nest”

The Crystal Lake Civil Center Authority Board was reconstituted after a long period of inactivity at a meeting on August  2, 2016. Whoever took the minutes did a splendid job, so you can take the same journey of discovery that … Continue reading

Home of the Sparrow Offers Deals on Prom Dresses, etc., at Sage YMCA Saturday

A press release from the Home of the Sparrow: My Sister’s Dress is Collecting Formal Dresses for Fundraiser Benefiting Home of the Sparrow McHenry County, Illinois –The 10th Annual My Sister’s Dress Event is now collecting new and gently used formal dresses … Continue reading

Crystal Lake City Council & High School District 155 Candidates’ Night at MCC on Thursday, Feb. 16th

The McHenry County League of Women Voters is holding a candidates’ night at McHenry County College’s auditorium. Candidates for the Crystal Lake City Council and Crystal Lake High School District 155 will appear at 6:30 to meet personally and 7 … Continue reading

Former LITH Deputy Police Chief Indicted for Child Sex Crimes

The following indictments were returned yesterday by the McHenry County Grand Jury: Alan R. Bokowski, born June 7, 1956. Address:  1382 Dola Rosa Lane, Crystal Lake. Indicted for 3 Counts of Criminal Sexual Assault 5 counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual … Continue reading

At Tonight’s Second Library Referendum Vote, Four CL Council Members on Ballot

At tonight’s Crystal Lake City Council meeting, there will be seven people allowed to vote on whether a second advisory rererendum to borrow $30.1 million shall be put on the April 4th ballot. Four of them will be on the … Continue reading

Library Board’s Stated Reasons for a Second $30.1 Million Referendum

Tonight at its 7:30 meting at City Hall, the Crystal Lake City Council will consider whether to allow new Library supporters a second chance to obtain a majority in favor of borrowing $30.1 million. In the November election, the vote … Continue reading