McHenry County Slot Machine Gambling Loses

With the Crystal Lake City Council again being courted by local liquor serving establishments for permission to install slot machines, the Illinois Church Action on Alcohol & Addiction Problems organization sent me gambling losses from December, 2014, though May, 2014. … Continue reading

Woodstock Rejects Prevailing Wage Ordinance, Approves It the Next Meeting

One observer of the McHenry County Board meeting when a proposed Prevailing Wage Ordinance was rejected 13-10 thought some in the majority might have been encouraged by a previous rejection by the Woodstock City Council. I thought the Woodstock June … Continue reading

Hultgren Office Staffer Coming to Antioch, Harvard, Marengo & Woodstock

A press release from Congressman Randy Hultgren: Hultgren Bringing His Office to Constituents across 14th District Locations Include Marengo, Harvard, Woodstock, Antioch Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) announced that staff members from his Geneva office will be … Continue reading

Electricity Bulk Buyers To Pay 7.2 Cents per Kilowatt Hour for Next Year, Up 54% from Current 4.169 Cents

A press release concerning future electricity costs for most of those in McHenry County whose municipalities are buying it in bulk (think “aggregation”), which are going up almost 54% from 4.169 to 7.2 cents per kilowatt hour: NIGEAC ELECTRIC AGGREGATION … Continue reading