What Offices Will Be on the Ballot Next Year in Lakewood?

During member comments at the end of the Tuesday Lakewood Village Board meeting appointed member Jason McMahon asked what offices would be up for election next spring. Certainly, the Village Presidency will be up, since Carl Davis was elected to … Continue reading

Jack Franks Wanted to Have Cal Skinner Arrested

We’re back to McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks’ paranoia. He thinks he is important enough that someone would want to kill him. [Cue canned laughter.] He pretends that he was scared for his life (and his family’s) when a … Continue reading

Serwatka Seeks Citizen Input on Lakewood Village Board Attendance

First it was the question of whether Lakewood should merge with Crystal Lake. Now it’s a survey about Lakewood Village Board meeting attendance. There were two emails. The first is below: Lakewood Trustees Say NO to Accountability I am seeking … Continue reading

Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team Sends Mailing

Paid for by Lakewood Tax-Fighter and Better Government Project, the following was sent out for Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka, running for Village President along with three candidates for Village Trustee: … Continue reading

Serwatka Team Taking No Pay, Outline Recall Procedure

A press release from Lakewood Trustee and candidate for Village President Paul Serwatka on behalf of his “Lakewood Tax-Fighter Party” candidates: Lakewood Tax-Fighter Candidates Waive Salaries Pledge Self-Imposed Recall Commitment Giving Control Back To Lakewood Residents LAKEWOOD – March 27, … Continue reading

Lakewood Literature Distributed by Paul Serwatka Surfaces

You can see the campaign literature of Lakewood Village Trustee Paul Serwatka, running for Village President against a write-in candidate, along with three candidates his Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team support below: Outgoing Village President Erin Smith has reportedly sent letters to … Continue reading

Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team Files Petition

From Lakewood Trustee Paul Serwatka: The Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team is Officially Filed! Well, The Lakewood Tax-Fighter Team has officially filed, as of yesterday morning, to be on the ballot for the April 4th Consolidated Election! I would like to extend … Continue reading

New Lakewood Park–Turnberry Park–Dedicated

Food and drink, plus a brand new view of Turnberry Lake brought Lakewood residents together Sunday afternoon. Spearheaded by Philip Stephan, the lakeside park, located across from Turnberry Country Club, offers a view of the lake not previously available. It … Continue reading