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BOLINGBROOK, IL. (ECWd) - Apparently, former DuPage Township Supervisor William Mayer has a problem with people posting negative comments about him in the closed Facebook group "Bolingbrook Politics" and contacted his attorney to threaten at least one of its administrators. On March 22, 2019, attorney John R....

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Our recent exposure of Algonquin Township Road District's failure to bid out salt purchases in accordance with established laws continues to raise concerns.  In particular, as outlined in the previous article, the bidding is to be done through a unit of government,...

MATTOON, IL. (ECWd) - Happening now: Shores Jewelry fire in downtown Mattoon, Illinois. Emergency crews are on the scene. The fire started just prior to 6 p.m. today. No further information available at this time. Photos and video submitted by a reader are below: [gallery type="rectangular" ids="51097,51098,51099,51100,51101,51102,51103"] . [video width="480" height="848" mp4="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ShoresJewelry-Fire.mp4"][/video] .  ...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Miller's Motion to Dismiss was denied except that count 9 is dismissed as moot.  We understand count 9 was related to the missing records.  We covered the Thomas Gooch III filing in this article.  We suspect each and every point we have...

Homer Township (ECWd) - It appears that the Homer Township Fire Protection District is electioneering using fire district resources. On its webpage, HomerFire.org, it prominently displays a link to a video of the Fire Chief "explaining" the Bond referendum to those who choose to watch it. UPDATE: The...