Sheriff Warns of “Gypsy” Scams

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Sheriff’s Office Warns of Recent “Gypsy” Scams The McHenry County and the Boone County Sheriff’s Office are investigating two recent “gypsy” scams both targeting elderly victims in rural areas. The incidents occurred … Continue reading

McHenry County Home Values Rising

“The median home value in McHenry County is $184,300,” according to the web site Zillow. “McHenry County home values have gone up 3.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.9% within the next year. “The median … Continue reading

Dwight Maness Funeral Sat.

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Funeral Arrangements for Deputy Dwight Maness September 16, 2015 In conjunction with the family, the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announce the funeral arrangements for Deputy Dwight Maness, who passed away Monday. … Continue reading

Another D200 Taxpayer Writes

On June 16th McHenry County Blog turned a comment about the overpowering property tax burden in Woodstock’s Unit School District 200 into an article. This week another commenter, named Eva, shares the two cents she contemplates having left after paying … Continue reading

Enterprise Zone Approved in McHenry County

At the McHenry County Board meting Tuesday, Charlie Eldridge announced the approval by Governor Bruce Rauner of the Harvard-Woodstock Enterprise Zone. Crediting former County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill with great assistance. Eldridge said that the McHenry County designation was one … Continue reading