Crystal Lake Marijuana Proposal Would Lessen Penalties, Redirect Fines to City

The Northwest Herald’s article about the Crystal Lake City Council’s lessening marijuana penalties and redirecting fines to city coffers from the county treasurer has raised the ire of local government observer Paul Greenlee. His letter to the Mayor and City … Continue reading

Downsizing the Grafton Township Supervisor’s Office – Part 1

Another night at the Huntley Park District complex, another contentious meeting. But, unlike the previous meetings, the real reason for the conflict—Grafton Township Supervisor Linda Moore’s decisive role in killing the $5 million (including interest) new township hall—didn’t come up … Continue reading