Comparing This Year’s Fire Protection Taxes with Last Year’s

Below the total tax requests from Fire Protection Districts in McHenry County for last year are compared to the ones which will be reflected in the real estate tax bills about to arrive in people’s mailboxes: The Barrington Countryside Fire … Continue reading

Seven McHenry County Fire Departments Help Put Out Massive Burlington Egg Processing Plant Fire

When I heard that Illinois fire departments were helping put out the fire in Burlington, Wisconsin, I figured some would be from our area.  (Here’s the Chicago Tribune article.) Burlington is one of the places where my father used to … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Rural & Richmond Protection District’s Rate Capped, FRG Hits Limit Next Year

Some of McHenry County’s Fire Protection Districts are at the maximum rate allowed by law. Fox River Grove’s Fire Protection District is close. It will only be allowed a 2.3% increase next year, instead of the 3% the Property Tax … Continue reading