County Board Set to Stifle Garbage Collection Competition in Three Subdivisions

Allowing McHenry County government and municipalities to seek referendum approval to purchase electricity for homes and businesses makes sense. Especially since Jack Franks, Mike Tryon and Pam Althoff voted to raise electric rates. (Dan Duffy voted, “No.”) Something similar is … Continue reading

Message of the Day – Still More Crystal Lake City Council TIF Waste on Route 14

When I was over  at my state legislators’ offices Wednesday, I was complaining passionately about the way the Crystal lake City Council wasted money on changing the streetscape of part Route 14. That’s a term I first ran into in … Continue reading