Shepley’s Big Contributors Since the Last Election

Crystal Lake Mayor Aaron Shepley held a fundraiser last Thursday at the Crystal Lake Country Club even though he has over $9,000 in the bank and no one on the ballot running against him. He does, however, have a write-in … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Incumbents Eliminate Competition

There won’t be a ballot contest for the offices of Mayor and City Council in Crystal Lake. The only people on the ballot will be the incumbents running for re-election. The first Electoral Board decided to knock Mayor Aaron Shepley’s … Continue reading

CL Incumbents File for Re-Election

Crystal Lake City Clerk Nick Kachiroubas reports the following filed for re-election in Crystal Lake: Mayor: Aaron T. Shepley Council: Ellen M. Brady Mueller Cathy A. Ferguson Brett Hopkins All four are incumbents. Potential opponents have until next Monday to … Continue reading

Filing for Crystal Lake Offices Next Week

Because the City of Crystal Lake has a primary election if too many people file, it has a petition filing date earlier than village, park district, library district, fire protection district, schools and other governmental bodies. Crystal Lake City Clerk … Continue reading

Crystal Lake Council Tells Metra OK for Ridgefield Station…IF

And the “IF” was in capital letters. Metra Executive Director Phil Pagano returned to his home town city council for a second time seeking permission to proceed with plans seeking approval for a new commuter train station in Ridgefield next … Continue reading

Eion Fitzgerald Crystal Lake Mayor for a Day

Eion Fitzgerald, a 7th grader at Bernotos Middle School (the old North Junior High School next to St. Thomas Church), was “Mayor for a Day” on Tuesday night. He ran the beginning of the meeting with very little coaching from … Continue reading

Eion Fitzgerald Crystal Lake Mayor for a Day

Eion Fitzgerald, a 7th grader at Bernotos Middle School (the old North Junior High School next to St. Thomas Church), was “Mayor for a Day” on Tuesday night. He ran the beginning of the meeting with very little coaching from … Continue reading