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McHenry Co. (ECWd) - No, you honestly could not make this up if you tried. Karen Lukasik, the Algonquin Township Clerk filed a countersuit approximately two years ago that contained allegations that records were missing.  As the case moved forward and she was faced with her family...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - WOW!  What more can you say to the clear chastising James Kelly recieved from Bob Miller's Attorney, Thomas Gooch III.  The communication should be of great interest to the board and the citizens. One note of interest is Bob Miller having direct communications...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - All too often we see local governments get involved in what we call "feel good" programs, and it is those good feelings that are used as the justification for spending taxpayer funds on things that are not within their powers. We wrote about...

Algonquin Twp (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Board of Trustees has scheduled another special meeting for Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 2 p.m. Items on the agenda for action include: appointment of Temporary Deputy Supervisor, and, discussion/action on proposed settlement agreement of litigation including, but not limited to...

Algonquin Township (ECWd) - Three members of the Algonquin Township Board held a meeting this evening, where one of the agenda items was to appoint a Temporary Deputy Supervisor since the elected supervisor's health necessitates his temporary absence. With the resignation of one Trustee, and temporary vacancy...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - While former Trustee Victor and current Trustee Rachael Lawrence filed an unfounded criminal complaint alleging extortion & official misconduct by the Highway Commissioner in January (Extortion article here), there is a mysterious silence on what appears to be official misconduct by the...

Wesley Township (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_52652" align="alignleft" width="344"] John Norton, standing next to Watchdogs' vehicle (with placard handing from mirror) on June 13, 2019.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_52644" align="alignnone" width="314"] John Norton, standing next to Watchdogs' vehicle (with placard handing from mirror) on June 13, 2019.[/caption] John Norton, the former...

Will Co. (ECWd) - During the last Wesley Township Meeting, Supervisor Joann Quigley, took it upon herself to provide a lesson in the English language as it relates to the Township charging fees for use of the Township Park. Quigly cited Township Code 85-10 section (j) with...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - The Algonquin Township Supervisor was recently hospitalized with a medical condition.  Due to his illness and absence, the Trustees had included on a recent agenda the appointment of an interim Supervisor even though they were unclear as to the actual ability of...