Moody’s Downgrades Conservation District’s Credit Worthiness

I’m not aware of any intention of the McHenry County Conservation District to borrow any more money if it doesn’t get new permission to issue non-referendum debt through state legislation. Certainly, such an attempt was made this year, but, after … Continue reading

Lakewood Police Chief Retiring, New Deputy Village Manager

Lakewood Village President Erin Smith’s Spring letter: From the President Dear Neighbors: As I write this article, it is a beautiful and sunny day in the Village of Lakewood. But the bitterly cold weather remains and is a reminder that … Continue reading

Village of Lakewood Summer Newsletter, Anti-SportsPlex Flyer Arrive

The summer letter from Lakewood Village President Erin Smith has arrived and I share it at the bottom of this article. Missing from this second newsletter since the possibility of a SportsPlex near the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 … Continue reading

County Proud of Moody Upgrade from Aa1 to Aaa

The following is a press release from the McHenry County Board about favorable news for Moody’s Investors Service: McHenry County Achieves Aaa Bond Rating WOODSTOCK, IL – McHenry County is proud to announce an improvement in its debt rating to … Continue reading