Libraries Taxing Action

Here’s what local libraries did to taxpayers last year and what can be expected when tax bills arrive this month:  Libraries INCR / DECR INCR / DECR 2015 – 2014 2014 – 2013 IN TOTAL TAX IN TOTAL TAX BARRINGTON … Continue reading

Mike Tryon Announces Huntley and Algonquin Libraries’ Share of $1 Million Grant from Secretary of State’s Office

A press release from State Rep. MikeTryon: Huntley and Algonquin Libraries to Receive “Back to Books” Grants through Illinois Program SPRINGFIELD…..Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has announced that two community libraries in State Representative Mike Tryon’s legislative … Continue reading

Huntley AAUW Presenting Book about Eleanor Roosevelt to Library Wednesday

The following press release has been received from the Huntley AAUW: AAUW branch marks Women’s History Month with rare book donation to Huntley Area Public Library Presentation of limited-edition Eleanor Roosevelt family memoir planned for Wednesday, March 17 HUNTLEY, IL … Continue reading

Full House at Libraries, TribLocal’s Lawerence Synett Writes

The Northwest Herald obviously is in a cost cutting mode. Now, new competition has arrived for its weekend “Neighbors” section. That section is pretty much organization press releases and submitted photos. The new competitor in town is something called “TribLocal.” … Continue reading

Windmills for Huntley School District 158?

A location needs two things to support windmills: Wind High power lines I don’t know if there is adequate wind blowing past the Huntley School District 158 Administrative Building, but there are certainly high power lines. Electric company Com Ed, … Continue reading