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February 1, 2023

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McHenry Co. (ECWd)- The Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has ruled in the request for review against Algonquin Township.  Cal Skinner with McHenry County Blog filed the request and as predicted, the ruling is against the Township. We wrote about the laughable position taken by the Supervisor,...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Adam Lopez, Springfield School District 186 Board Member: was recently terminated as a Country Financial agent, is currently under Springfield Police Department investigations of at least $615,000 missing from a family member's investment account since 2015. According to FOX 55, the money...

ALORTON, IL. (ECWd) - Update: Today's (9-28-2018) mugshot added: [caption id="attachment_48031" align="alignleft" width="152"] Mugshot obtained by KMOV.[/caption]   Jo Ann Reed, the Mayor of Alorton, Illinois, and once-convicted felon, has been arrested again today on a Bench Warrant for charges of two Class 3 Felonies of Official Misconduct (One...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Looking at a recent denial of public records by the Algonquin Township Supervisor Charles Lutzow, it appears either he has no clue how to read the law or has once again recieved some questionable legal advice. Call Skinner with McHenry County Blog requested the...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - We have been sitting on this article for several months waiting on some issues to surface, which included communications with certain officials, and since the story broke on Lopez' termination from Country Financial, and the subsequent Springfield Police Department investigation into financial...

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - The Northern Edgar County Ambulance Service, a public body created thru Intergovernmental Agreements, has posted the agenda for Thursday's meeting. It now appears they are wanting to comply with the Open Meetings Act for this meeting (and hopefully future meetings), and to "reaffirm"...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - With ongoing criminal investigations, lawsuits that involve unfulfilled requests for records, and reports of record destruction by Township officials, we have to admit we never thought we would find what we found today. We first exposed the record destruction issue in Algonquin Township in...

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