Notes from the McHenry Township Consolidation Referendum Campaigns

Getting information from both sides of the referendum to put the McHenry Township Road District under the McHenry Township Board in 2021. The referendum is a result of the passage of a bill which took effect on January 1st. The … Continue reading

Underwood Supporter Not Confident, Steals Big Hultgren Sign in Lakewood

One would think with the money pouring into the 14th Congressional District now represented by Randy Hultgren that opponent Lauren Underwood supporters wouldn’t be nervous. But one person driving on Lake Avenue next across the street from our home is … Continue reading

17-Year Old Greenwood General Store Burglars Apprehended

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff: Two Juveniles Arrested in Burglary to Greenwood General Store Two 17-year-old juveniles have been charged with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property and Theft for allegedly burglarizing the Greenwood General Store in unincorporated … Continue reading

If You Want a Trump Sign, You Don’t Have to Steal One; Come to CL GOP Headquarters Monday 5-9

Lost my seventh Donald Trump sign this afternoon. A neighbor got a photo of the guy getting back in his vehicle complete with license plate number…which will appear in the Lakewood Police report, I’m thinking. The man told my neighbor … Continue reading

Special Prosecutor for Kenneally Sign Theft Case

The First Electric Newspaper reports that McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi will ask for a Special Prosecutor for the man arrested by Crystal Lake Police for stealing one of Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally’s signs. Apparently, Bianchi understands that … Continue reading

Morning Thefts on CL’s Leonard Parkway

A press release from the Crystal Lake Police Department: Crystal Lake Police Investigate Multiple Burglaries On Thursday, September 10th, 2015, at approximately 3:20 am, officers from the Crystal Lake Police Department responded to the 600 block of Leonard Parkway, regarding a suspicious … Continue reading

Press Release on D200 Principal’s Arrest

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: THEFT/FORGERY ARREST On July 31, 2015, Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 officials notified the Woodstock Police Department Criminal Investigations Division of possible mismanagement and theft of funds from various non-district bank … Continue reading

Former Woodstock Northwood Middle School Principal Arrested for Theft

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that former Northwood Middle School Principal Jerome “Jake” Wakitsch has been arrested for “stealing ‘several thousands’ of dollars from the bank accounts of two school groups.” Wakitsch resigned on August 3rd, the paper reports. Read … Continue reading