District 155 Press Release on New Teachers’ Contract

Looking for whether my son’s school district will follow Chicago’s example and close school Monday, I found this press release.  I thought it might be of interest: DISTRICT 155, EDUCATION ASSOCIATION RATIFY CONTRACT The Community High School District 155 board … Continue reading

What Can Be Done about Massage Parlors that Are Really Houses of Prostitution?

Readers of McHenry County Blog know that message parlors in Crystal Lake, Algonquin, Woodstock and McHenry have had employees arrested for prostitution. The arrests of middle aged Asia women started making press in July of 2010: 7-31-10 Waiting for Gedot … Continue reading

State Massage Therapist Licensing Agency Does Not Inspect Crystal Lake Message Parlors

State government’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation license masseuses, but apparently has never sent an inspector to Crystal Lake to see if those giving massages have such licenses. After the recent arrests for prostitution at three Crystal Lake message … Continue reading

Bleacher Neighbors Delighted at Judge Michael Chmiel’s Decision in Favor of Home Rule

In a twenty-one page decision, McHenry County Circuit Judge Michael Chmiel ruled against Crystal Lake High School District 155 in the suits brought by neighbors on Amberwood Drive and the City of Crystal Lake. Reacting to the decision, delivered while State’s … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Police Arrest Four Asian Women on Prostitution Charges

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Subjects Arrested for Prostitution during Crystal Lake Undercover Operation On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 the Crystal Lake Police Department, with assistance from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Police, Kane County Sheriff’s Police, and … Continue reading