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ATWOOD, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_54134" align="alignleft" width="144"] Atwood Village President Farrar[/caption] Sometime in the past couple of months, the Atwood Village President had security cameras installed inside and outside the Atwood Police Department. At least one of the cameras recorded audio. Apparently, nobody was informed of the audio...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_54111" align="alignleft" width="117"] Gregg Zientara[/caption] During its August 14, 2019 meeting, Decatur Public Library board member Gregg Zientara (who is also the Treasurer of the City of Decatur) took exception to a resident videotaping the public meeting without notifying him it was...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - The Algonquin Township Road District appeal in the Local 150 case was heard by the 2nd District Appellate Court yesterday. The entire oral arguments can be heard at this link. [caption id="attachment_54101" align="alignleft" width="283"] Attorneys for Local 150 [/caption] We attended the hearing and...

WILL Co. (ECWd) -  During last night's Wesley Township's Board of Trustees meeting, the Board accepted the resignations of the following positions: Township Supervisor Quigley Township Clerk Norton Township Trustee Welchco The first 2 are effective immediately, the third is effective at the end of this month. Although...

Mchenry Co. (ECWd) David McArdle presented a very disturbing "Settlement Meeting" document to Algonquin Township attorney James Kelly May 9, 2019.  According to the email, it was the same document he provided to McHenry County State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally a couple of weeks earlier with a...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik hired David McArdle to represent her.  McArdle recently lost his amended counter-complaint which we briefly covered in this article. Reading McArdle's "Response to Counter-Defendant's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings", numerous points of interest were identified but one...

FRANKLIN CO. (ECWd) - The Akin Water District, located in Franklin County, Thompsonville, Illinois, serves a population of approximately 2205 people. According to the Illinois EPA, it has been in operation since August of 1982. The Akin Water District Trustees are elected into office, with the most...