Skillicorn Asks LITH Municipal League Attendees to Reimburse Village

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: SKILLICORN ASKS LITH OFFICIALS TO REIMBURSE VILLAGE FOR OUTRAGEOUS RETREAT EXPENSES Lake In The Hills, IL—Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) is calling for Lake In The Hills officials who stayed overnight in … Continue reading

Skillicorn Goes After Municipal League Conference Costs

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: SKILLICORN CALLS ON ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE TO END ANNUAL CONFERENCE CRYSTAL LAKE, IL—It is time for the Illinois Municipal League to end its taxpayer funded annual conference. The Daily Herald reported that … Continue reading

Junior High Racial Disparagement Investigated by Huntley and LITH Police

A press release from the Huntley Police Department: Huntley Police Department Investigates Racially Motivated Threats On Monday, November 13, 2017, the Huntley Police Department was made aware of disparaging racial and threatening comments that were sent to a juvenile via … Continue reading

Lake in the Hills Seeks Flat or Lower Real Estate Tax Levy for 8th Straight Year

$5,481,687.66 was the amount the McHenry County Treasurer requested from property taxpayers to finance the Village of Lake in the Hills this year. The LITH Village Board is scheduled to ask for the same amount, $5,481,688, according to its agenda … Continue reading

Northwest Herald Learns of Monday Meeting Subject Before County Board Members

Reader Nob caught a story on the Northwest Herald web site saying the McHenry County Board’s Committee of the Whole meeting tomorrow morning at 10:30 will not only discuss next year’s budget, but will also consider consolidating the Lake in … Continue reading

LITH Pot Growing Operation Raided

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Clandestine Cannabis Operation Arrest On Monday, September 11, 2017, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force (which includes members of the Lake in the Hills Police Department) arrested Thomas Discher, … Continue reading

The LITH Sanitary District Consolidation Report by Village Staff

Some have expressed interest in the cost-benefit study regarding the Lake in the Hills Village Board’s assuming control over the LITH Sanitary District conducted by Lake in the Hills. It is difficult to find on the village web site, so … Continue reading

Victor Franks Distributes $12,000 a Year Spoils to Fellow Democrats

“Follow the money.” That’s the advice Woodward and Bernstein adopted during the Watergate Scandal. I figured that might still be good advice with regard the Lake in the Hills Sanitary District scuffle. There are three trustees who govern the Sanitary … Continue reading

LITH Village President Who Lost Endorsed Jack Franks, Too

Looking at the map of mayors and village presidents who endorsed State Rep. Jack Franks for McHenry County Board Chairman, I see a third one who bit the electoral dust–Lake in the Hills Village Paul Mulcahy. He was beaten by … Continue reading