More Bike Paths in the Future for Lakewood, $1.4 Million Grant for Lakewood Road Repaving and Paths

This in a continuation of the the winter newsletter from Lakewood Village President Erin Smith. Bicycle Path for Lakewood Road and Lake Avenue Our residents have consistently identified the construction of bicycle paths along major arterial streets as a priority … Continue reading

Roundabout Scheduled for Route 176 Intersection with Mt. Tabor and Haligus Roads

The first state highway roundabout in McHenry County is being planned by the Illinois Department of Transportation where Mt. Tabor Road and Haligus Road join Route 176 in a dangerous, dangerous dogleg intersection. Unlike the improvement at less badly aligned … Continue reading

Grafton Township Hires Lawyer*, Proposes Counteroffer of $120,000+ on Sale of Haligus Road Lot

The Grafton Township Board wasn’t unanimous in its decisions Thursday night, but there was enough cooperation to pass two motions concerning the potential sale of the Haligus Road property purchased by the previous Board where a new township hall was … Continue reading

Grafton Township Has Offer to Buy Haligus Road Site Bought for New Township Hall

The agenda for Thursday’s meeting of the Grafton Township Board sent out by Township Supervisor Linda Moore indicates that there will be a closed session to discuss “the setting of a price for the sale or lease of property owned” … Continue reading

Grafton Township Board Appoints Lakewood’s Harriet Ford Clerk

The Huntley-centric Grafton Township Board reached out to the northeast corner of the township to select a Lakewood woman as township clerk. On a 5-0 vote, the board voted for Harriet Ford. Ford edged out Kristy Borchart and Joan Citro, … Continue reading

Crystal Lake and Lakewood Bargaining Fire Protection

The end of January Northwest Herald Editor Dan McCaleb got Lakewood Village President Erin Smith to say that “in the future” Lakewood might be willing to discuss returning its fire protection to the Crystal Lake Fire Department. (The link provided … Continue reading

Referendum on New Grafton Township Hall Set for November, 2010

A fight has been between Republicans who want to borrow about $5 million to build and finance a new Grafton Township Hall on Haligus Road in Lake in the Hills and those who don’t. On the one side was insurgent … Continue reading