McHenry County Board’s Chuck Wheeler Opposes Tax Hike Referendums in McHenry

From McHenry County Board member Chuck Wheeler: Chuck Wheeler on McHenry Referendum Questions First the City of McHenry placed a referendum on the November ballot to fund a $30 million water park and rec center. As if that’s not enough, … Continue reading

Route 31 McHenry Township Road District Consolidation Supporters Threatened

From Republican Precinct Committeeman Jamie Grubich: Demonstrators threatened with arrest by city alderman On Sunday, August 12, 2018, after church, fourteen friends, family members and pets gathered for a one hour peaceful demonstration to create additional awareness among McHenry residents … Continue reading

29-Year Old Man, Formerly from McHenry, Now in Mexico, Convicted in Absentia for Domestic Crimes

A press release from the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office: ISABEL ZARATE-GONZALEZ FOUND GUILTY OF AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY, DOMESTIC BATTERY, AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 29-year-old Isabel Zarate-Gonzalez, formerly of McHenry, Illinois, was … Continue reading

Health Department Closing McHenry Office

A press release from the McHenry County Health Department: Health Department to consolidate locations WIC and FCM services will no longer be available in the city of McHenry WOODSTOCK IL – McHenry County Department of Health’s Women Infants and Children … Continue reading

Steve Stanek Fills Folks In on Local TIFs

The op-ed piece, originally published in the Northwest Herald, is published here with the permission of author Steve Stanek: McHenry’s Steve Stanek’s Take on Tax Increment Financing Districts The Huntley Outlet Center was supposed to send a flow of tax … Continue reading

Motorcyclists Dead after Van Doesn’t Yield to Motorcyclist at River and Miller Roads in McHenry

[Correction made in headline thanks to reader comment.] A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff’s Office Investigates Double Fatal Motorcycle Crash A 49-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman, both of Carpentersville, died Sunday following a mini-van versus … Continue reading