Conservation District Ready to Open New Alden Site, Looking for Name Suggestions

From the McHenry County Conservation District web site: Help Name Our 35th Site! The District is looking for public input to name 213 acres of protected open space located in Alden, along  Alden Creek corridor; approximate boundaries are Ferris Rd on the … Continue reading

Diane Evertsen Tells of Influence Citizens Had on Fleming Road Outcome

The following email was sent to members of the Fleming Road Alliance, who managed to convince McHenry County Board members to support their position of improving the road within the current footprint: “Please allow me to thank you for your … Continue reading

Defenders Invite Public to Friday Workshop on How to Make Impact on Transportation Planning

With McHenry County government planning major changes on Alden and Fleming Roads, along with other road building, the McHenry County Environmental Defenders is promoting a workshop to teach citizens how to be dangerous. The invitation follows: You’re invited to this … Continue reading

County Highway Work Announced

And, this isn’t an April Fool’s Day story. Rather it is a press release from the McHenry County Transportation Department: The McHenry County Division of Transportation is proud to announce the 2010 interactive construction map at This map will … Continue reading

Signs Fan the Flames on Fleming Road Repair

There’s an Initial Public Meeting to consider reconstruction of Bull Valley’s Fleming Road tomorrow afternoon and early evening. It will be held from 4-7 at the County Administrative Building in Conference Rooms A & B. Here’ the county’s objective: The … Continue reading