County Fair Fills a Tent

The McHenry County Board may have failed in its effort to corral all the faith-based exhibits in a “Faith Tent,” (see “County Fair Association Capitulates to Pro-Lifers“. But the Environmental Defenders reports that environment exhibitors will be grouped together in … Continue reading

CL’s Independence Day Parade – 5

Part 5 of political aspects of the Crystal Lake Independence Day Parade. Here’s one with a political message from the Environmental Defenders: Next, came marchers for the new FoodShed Co-op. This group is trying to start a locally-based grocery store. … Continue reading

Defenders Question Woodstock HS Artificial Turf

From the Environmental Defenders email: D200 School Board will be accepting bids for possible approval of the application of [a $955,170] crumb rubber (a component of Synthetic or Artificial Turf) to Larry Dale Field at Woodstock High School THIS SUMMER. … Continue reading

Defenders To Talk Trash in Algonquin

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Algonquin Talks Trash:  A COMMUNITY RECYCLING EVENT Algonquin, April 30, 2015: The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and Teagen Andrews Commercial Recycling Program Advocate from Ecossential Solutions Inc. are hosting … Continue reading

Defenders Offer Scholarship

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: Environmental Defenders of McHenry County Offering $1,000 Scholarship WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County is offering an Entering College scholarship of $1,000 to an outstanding high school senior planning … Continue reading