How Much Do McHenry County’s Township Governments Cost?

Today McHenry County Blog looks at the cost of township government in McHenry County. The cost per person is the column that I find most interesting.  Below you will see them listed from lowest cost to highest cost for the … Continue reading

Greenwood, Hartland, Hebron, Marengo and McHenry Township GOP Opportunities

Moving alphabetically down the list of 17 townships in McHenry County, we take a look at vacancies in Greenwood, Hartland, Hebron and McHenry Townships today. Greenwood and Hartland have one apiece. Marengo has none and McHenry has two. Just because … Continue reading

Real Estate Tax Assessments Down Almost 10%, Don’t Expect a Lower Bill

The 2010 assessed valuation has been totaled for McHenry County and it’s down almost 10%. That’s what a comparison of raw figures from the McHenry County Supervisor of Assessments Office indicate. McHenry County real estate taxes this year will be … Continue reading

Lakewood Gains New Economic Development Tool

Pete Gonigam’s First Electric Newspaper reported it first, but he didn’t have the map you see below. What you see in orange is the new area within McHenry County designated by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development as … Continue reading

Former Mike Tryon State Rep. Opponent Bob Kaempfe Runs Ads for Identified and Unidentified Local Democrats

Thanks to the campaign web site of the two Nunda Township candidates for township trustee—Meridith Reid Sarkees and Patrick Murfin—Republicans are forewarned that 16 radio ads will run on Star 105.5 Saturday and Sunday. The man who ran against State … Continue reading