Nunda Township’s Contract with Waste Hauler Has Leaf Vaccuuming

Ah, the good ol’ days. Right after Earth Day in 1970, the Illinois General Assembly passed and Governor Richard Ogilvie signed a bill to ban open burning. Lakewood residents had always burned their leaves. It was so bad that vision … Continue reading

Obamacare 23% More Expensive in Woodstock Than Chicago

Here’s what Woodstock resident Susan Handelsman found: Healthcare.gov premiums 23%+ higher in 60098 (Woodstock) than in Chicago 60602 Male age 50 median income $58,000 earner, CHEAPEST BRONZE PLAN, minimum $6000 deductible: ZIP CODE: 60602 (Chicago) vs. 60098 (Woodstock) SEX: Male … Continue reading

Woodstock 18-Year Old Arrested for Shooting Up Neighborhood Gets Seven Charges

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Arrest – Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Investigation On Friday, October 20th, , 2017, at 3:28 a.m., the Woodstock Police Department opened an investigation regarding the discharge of a firearm that occurred … Continue reading

25-Year Old Man Killed in Bicycle-Car Accident in Woodstock at Routes 14 & 47

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Fatal Crash Investigation Bicyclist vs. Motor Vehicle On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 7:33 pm, the Woodstock Police Department responded to the intersection of S. Eastwood Dr. (IL Rte. 47) and … Continue reading

Punching and Kicking of Girlfriend’s Foe Leads to Woodstock Aggravated Battery Arrest

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Aggravated Battery Arrest On Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at 4:30 P.M., the Woodstock Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Walnut Drive, Woodstock, in reference to an Aggravated Assault complaint. Responding … Continue reading

30-Year Woodstock Employee Thought to Have Stolen Firm’s Trade Secrets to Give to New Employer–a Chinese Rival

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Businessman Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Employer’s Trade Secrets While Planning for New Job with Rival Firm in China CHICAGO — A 30-year employee of a McHenry County manufacturing firm stole proprietary information … Continue reading

Elgin Man Arrested in Woodstock for Post-Harvard Wedding Broken Beer Bottle Assault

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Aggravated Battery Arrest On Friday evening, July 7th, 2017 at 11:50 pm, patrol officers from the Woodstock Police Department responded to the Best Western Woodstock Inn, located at 990 Lake Ave. Woodstock, … Continue reading