Defenders, Algonquin Seek Volunteers to Clean Up Fox River Saturday

A press release from the McHenry County Defenders: 5th Annual “It’s Our River Day” September 15 The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and The Village of Algonquin are sponsoring the 5th annual “It’s Our River Day” celebration and clean-up. The … Continue reading

I-57 Overpasses

I always get exercised when I see marginal highway projects in Downstate Illinois, while area residents are threatened (with the support of local officials) with a local toll bridge across the Fox River between Carpentersville and Algonquin. In 2007, we … Continue reading

Message of the Day – Adaptive Reuse

After eating Mother’s Day brunch at a very crowded Port Edward in Algonquin, we went across Route 62 to Cornish Park along the Fox River. The river was high, as you can see, but certainly not as high as it … Continue reading