McHenry County Board Agrees with Zoning Opponents

Successful citizen uprisings have a long history in McHenry County. Tuesday, two more groups won big victories for their neighborhoods. Nunda Neighbors, who first fought off a truck depot, now have won a 17-6 zoning victory against those developers who … Continue reading

McHenry County Board Agrees with Zoning Opponents

Successful citizen uprisings have a long history in McHenry County. Tuesday, two more groups won big victories for their neighborhoods. Nunda Neighbors, who first fought off a truck depot, now have won a 17-6 zoning victory against those developers who … Continue reading

Cary Election’s Over – We’re Going to Dig a Gravel Pit Behind Your Home

After hearing about the pressure Cary has put on property owners in the Route 14 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District to sell their businesses to a certain favored developer, why should I be surprised that one day after the village … Continue reading

Cary Election’s Over – We’re Going to Dig a Gravel Pit Behind Your Home

After hearing about the pressure Cary has put on property owners in the Route 14 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District to sell their businesses to a certain favored developer, why should I be surprised that one day after the village … Continue reading

For You Dick Tracy Fans – The Gravel Gertie State Park Idea

Speaking of the old Crystal Lake Dump, as I do in the post below, I once had a phone conversation with Dick Tracy cartoonist Chester Gould about Gravel Gertie. It was when I was state representative in the late 1970’s. … Continue reading