Another Mailing from “Final Four” on Crystal Lake High School Ballot Stressing D155 Takes 27% of Our Taxes

I didn’t receive this mailing, but others in the Crystal Lake area did. It is from the four candidates running for the Crystal Lake High School District 155 Board of Education on a tax cutting theme. … Continue reading

Crystal Lake High School Teacher Union Feeling the Heat

You can tell an election contest is close when one side stops putting out positive pieces about its candidates and starts attacking the other side. Consider this literature found at the Crystal Lake Jewel on Saturday: I think this is … Continue reading

Donna Kurtz Outlines D155 Cost Cutting Ideas

From Crystal Lake High School District 155 Board of Education candidate Donna Kurtz, who currently serves on the McHenry County Board: COST CUTTING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DISTRICT 155 As usual Susan Handelsman provides an excellent blueprint for how District 200 can … Continue reading

Algonquin Township GOP Endorses in MCC, D155 Races, Plus Only One Republican Candidate for Township Trustee

Here is what was delivered to my mailbox today: It is a sample ballot from the Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee. For the first time the Republican Party is officially endorsing candidates running in non-partisan races. Apparently, the party has … Continue reading

NWH Points Out District 155 High School Board Candidates Endorsed by Teacher Union

In its article on the Crystal Lake High School District 155 Board election Friday, the Northwest Herald did something I have not seen done before. It identified which candidates were endorsed by the teacher union. In my precinct letter, I … Continue reading

Literature from Crystal Lake High School District 155 Tax Cutting Team Led by Donna Kurtz

Donna Kurtz has served on the McHenry County College Board and now is on the McHenry County Board. At MCC, she and Scott Summers changed their mind on building a minor league baseball stadium on the watershed of Crystal Lake … Continue reading

District 155 Dueling School Board Slates Deploy Signs

There’s a fight for control of the Crystal Lake District 155 School Board this spring. One team is led by McHenry County Board member Donna Kurtz. You can see that side’s four by four foot sign below: Running with Kurtz … Continue reading

Scott Vetter’s Comments to District 155 High School Board

Comments as read by Scott C. Vetter to the D155 Board of Education on May 17th, 2016: After serving in the United States Navy, I decided to transfer my newly acquired leadership skills to the manufacturing world. I am, today, considered, … Continue reading

Scott Vetter Views the Johnnie Thomas Contract Renewal/Bonus Meeting of the District 155 High School Board

Crystal Lake Republican Precinct Committeeman attended last night’s meeting of the Crystal Lake High School District 155 Board of Education. Here’s what he took away: Johnnie Thomas Gets Contract Extended Two Years Last night the D155 School Board addressed the … Continue reading

Andrew Gasser’s Team Wins Control of Algonquin Township GOP

There was a long count before the weighted votes of Algonquin Township Republican Precinct Committeemen were reconciled. Election of party leaders is not one Precinct Committeeman, one vote. Each elected Committeeman is allowed to cast a vote that equals the … Continue reading

Chris Covelli Seeks Vice Chairmanship of Algonquin Township Republican Central Committee

The Primary Elections are over and people are jockeying for township GOP positions. The first out of the box via email was newly-elected Cary Republican Precinct Committeeman Chris Covelli. His missive follows: I wanted to take a brief moment and … Continue reading

Citizen Vetter Attends Second CL Grade School Meeting

Newly election Republican Precinct Committeeman from a mainly northern Four Colonies precinct reports on attending his seconde Crystal Lake Grade School Board meeting: So, I attended my second D47 School Board Meeting on March 22nd. The meeting started off with a … Continue reading