Effingham County Ahead of McHenry County in Transparency

Adam Andrzejewski, the driving force behind Open the Books, was in Effingham recently promoting transparency. According to the Effingham Daily News, the Effingham County Board came in for praise: Andrzejewski recognized the Effingham County Board as a unit for promising … Continue reading

Purple Heart Monument Coming to McHenry County

In this March 4th press release from Richard Young, Initiator and Coordinator of the Purple Heart Monument and Purple Heart County Designation, explains the background of the monument to be dedicated August 7th. McHenry County became the first of 102 … Continue reading

Historical Commission Spotlights Preservation Excellence

A press release from the McHenry County Historical Preservation Commission: Excellence in Building Preservation Awards Bestowed Woodstock. The McHenry County Historic Preservation Commission gave out three Excellence in Building Preservation Awards at their June meeting. Awards went to Donald Bauer … Continue reading

Bruce Rauner Speaks to Volunteers in Crystal Lake

Volunteers for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner gathered at the new McHenry County GOP Headquarters in Crystal Lake Saturday afternoon. Not only was Rauner present, but so was his candidate for Lt. Governor, Evelyn Sanguinetti. “This is our election,” he … Continue reading

Aerial Zoning Enforcement Banned in Will County

Tea Party activists are prominent in Will County. Tea Party folks aren’t keen on any level of government prying into what they consider their private affairs. Maybe that explains why there was a County Board movement to ban the use … Continue reading