Crystal Lake’s Hikes Taxes Almost 10%–More Than Any Other City or Village

Municipal elections were last spring.  The next ones are not until next spring. Perhaps that explains why the City of Crystal Lake decided to hike taxes so much this year–a non-election year. There will go up 9.8%. McHenry, on the … Continue reading

Referendums on the Fall Election Ballot in McHenry County

Besides the referendum about establishing the County Executive form of government, McHenry County has one suggested by Wonder Lake’s Bob Anderson asking whether people should be allowed to hold more than one elective office at the same time. The second … Continue reading

Friday Evening Fox Lake “Meet and Greet” for Pam Althoff, Barb Wheeler, Mike Nerhiem & Bob Bedar

Ingleside attorney David A. Zipp is hosting a wine and cheese Meet and Greet Friday, March 2nd from 5-8 atthe historical Roxana Bed & Breakfast. He writes, “With the new districts making much of McHenry County and Lake County merge, … Continue reading