Woodstock Wants to Continue Getting TIF Money to Finance Redevelopment

Minutes from the Woodstock City Council reveal that efforts are in motion to continue the flow of money being used to rnow enovate the Old Courthouse (where I served as McHenry County Treasurer from 1966-1970). The mechanism will continue to … Continue reading

Woman Arrested for Attempted Robbery, Battery in Downtown Woodstock

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Aggravated Battery and Attempted Robbery Arrest On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, the Woodstock Police Department responded to the 100 block of N. Johnson St. in reference to an attempted robbery. The investigation revealed … Continue reading

Woodstock Man Arrested for Predatory Sexual Assault of a (Pre-Teen) Child

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child Arrest On Monday, December 4th, 2017, the Woodstock Police Department’s Investigations Division was informed by Centegra Hospital (Huntley) of a sexual assault allegation involving a … Continue reading

Friday Afternoon Snow Removal

Drove on some Nunda Township Roads Friday afternoon about 3:30. Here’s what the road in front of the Township Garage looked like: Turning on Pleasant Hill Road, the one that runs past Prairie Ridge High School’s ball fields and this … Continue reading

Nunda Township’s Contract with Waste Hauler Has Leaf Vaccuuming

Ah, the good ol’ days. Right after Earth Day in 1970, the Illinois General Assembly passed and Governor Richard Ogilvie signed a bill to ban open burning. Lakewood residents had always burned their leaves. It was so bad that vision … Continue reading

Obamacare 23% More Expensive in Woodstock Than Chicago

Here’s what Woodstock resident Susan Handelsman found: Healthcare.gov premiums 23%+ higher in 60098 (Woodstock) than in Chicago 60602 Male age 50 median income $58,000 earner, CHEAPEST BRONZE PLAN, minimum $6000 deductible: ZIP CODE: 60602 (Chicago) vs. 60098 (Woodstock) SEX: Male … Continue reading

Woodstock 18-Year Old Arrested for Shooting Up Neighborhood Gets Seven Charges

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Arrest – Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Investigation On Friday, October 20th, , 2017, at 3:28 a.m., the Woodstock Police Department opened an investigation regarding the discharge of a firearm that occurred … Continue reading

25-Year Old Man Killed in Bicycle-Car Accident in Woodstock at Routes 14 & 47

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Fatal Crash Investigation Bicyclist vs. Motor Vehicle On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 7:33 pm, the Woodstock Police Department responded to the intersection of S. Eastwood Dr. (IL Rte. 47) and … Continue reading

Punching and Kicking of Girlfriend’s Foe Leads to Woodstock Aggravated Battery Arrest

A press release from the Woodstock Police Department: Aggravated Battery Arrest On Sunday, August 6th, 2017 at 4:30 P.M., the Woodstock Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Walnut Drive, Woodstock, in reference to an Aggravated Assault complaint. Responding … Continue reading