Santowski Reports on Lakewood SSA Meeting

In times past Lakewood Village Trustee Ken Santowski sent monthly emails explaining what happened at that month’s meetings. For at least this month, he has decided to continue the practice. (Would that more local officials would take the time to … Continue reading

Clock Running on Imposition of 1.5 Cent Tax Around Turnberry Lakes

The Lakewood Village Board voted 5-1 Tuesday night to allow a small 50-year tax the $55-56,000 annual proceeds of which will be spent to keep the lakes of Turnberry Subdivision clean and clear. This year a Special Service Area (SSA) … Continue reading

Lakewood Well Pollution Suggests Need to Test Nearby Private Wells

A press release from the Village of Lakewood: Water Well Testing for Private Wells Near Lakewood Working in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the Village of Lakewood is helping to raise awareness of the presence of … Continue reading

Turnberry Country Club Solicits Members

No initiation fees. That’s what the post card I got today at my non-Turnberry Lakewood home said. Just spend $355 a a month, if you join on your own, or $580 a month for the whole family.  Tennis courts included, … Continue reading

Approval of Lakewood SportsPlex Planned for Tuesday Night at 6

The unveiling of the the McHenry County SportsPlex details will start at Lakewood’s Red Tail Golf Course Club House at six Tuesday night. Before the night is over, I’d give odds the deal, complete with so far unrevealed “development incentives,” … Continue reading

Lakewood President Erin Smith’s Letter to Residents

Dear Neighbors, I would like to take this opportunity to provide a series of brief updates to you regarding items that have been addressed during recent Board Meetings and other topics where I have received questions or comments from residents.  … Continue reading

Lakewood Village President Writes Her Turnberry Neighbors about the Problems of the Turnberry Country Club

The Turnberry Country Club is having financial problems. That’s been rumored for quite a while. But the club did not declare bankruptcy. The ownership is in transition says Lakewood Village President Erin Smith. Her husband Mike was the last president … Continue reading