Fight over Township Road Commissioner’s Authority

The Village of Schaumburg and the Schaumburg Township Trustees think the Township Road Commissioner should turn over a large portion–16 to 20 miles–of his roads to the village at a savings of $800,000 per year. According to a story in … Continue reading

Pessimism Reigns in Tribune Article about Emerald Ash Borer

Last night I wrote that I hadn’t seen Wayne White, the Master Arborist who has been treating my ash tree for the Emerald Ash Borer since 2008. He’s usually in Crystal Lake at the end of the first week of … Continue reading

39% of Illinois Teachers Pay Nothing for Pensions

“While Democrats say Teachers ‘Have Kept Their Part of the Deal?’“ is the title of an April 5, 2011, article by former Huntley School District 158 Board member Larry Snow.  (The quote was in the Chicago Tribune Marcy 31, 2011.  … Continue reading

Algonquin Minor League Baseball Team Owner Courting Joliet Now that JackHammers Have Run Out of Money

Algonquin’s Joe Stefani, president and majority owner of the Rockford Foresters, is interested in bringing a amateur college baseball players who would not be paid. The NCAA won’t let college players be paid. Stefani started a team in Rockford this … Continue reading

A Letter to Melissa Bean

This is from a participant in the Tuesday demonstration in front of 8th District Congresswoman Melissa Bean’s Schaumburg office near Woodfield. Photos of the event were also shared. I am pleased to publish both the letter and the pictures. You … Continue reading

Noon Health Care Demonstration at Melissa Bean’s Woodfield Office Saturday

While Associated Press distributed a photo of the mainly out-of-district proponents of President Barack Obama’s health care reform, opponents are gearing up for another demonstration. Word just in from Schaumburg Tea Party Coordinator Carrie Miller that opponents propose another rally … Continue reading