Wauconda Tax Districts Go After Lakemoor TIF Districts

Three local tax districts have taken on Tax Increment Financing Districts in Lakemoor. Since McHenry County Blog was started in 2005 when I got angry about the Vulcan Lakes TIF District, it seems appropriate to focus attention on local tax … Continue reading

Lake County State’s Attorney Candidate Bryan Winter Picking Up Township GOP Endorsements

There is no exciting or even boring contest for McHenry County Stat’s Attorney this year, so let’s dip into the one in Lake County. The following press release is from a candidate who actually attended a fund raising event for … Continue reading

Wauconda Township GOP Endorses McSweeney over Gaffney and Rowe

A press release from Dave McSweeney’s campaign for State Representative: Wauconda Township Republicans Endorse David McSweeney The Wauconda Township Republican Organization has announced their official endorsement of David McSweeney’s campaign for State Representative in the 52nd District. McSweeney was chosen … Continue reading

State Sen. Dan Duffy Offers Free Shoe Opportunity for Diabetics Covered by Medicare

The following press release has been received from State Senator Dan Duffy. Duffy represents that east central part of McHenry County represented by State Rep. Mark Beaubien. His release follows: Senator Duffy to hold informational seminar for diabetics in Wauconda … Continue reading

Pigapalooza Effort at Conciliation, Not Victory Party

After publishing my Island Lake Pig Farmer Pigapalooza story, I was informed by Bob Wargaski that it was not a “victory party,” as I wrote. I’ll let him speak for himself in his email, which is below: “Actually it was … Continue reading