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McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Last month we exposed the fact the Algonquin Township Attorney negotiated a tax settlement which resulted in a court order for two tax objection lawsuits, even though the Township Board had not taken appropriate action to settle those cases.  (Article here) A Comment...

HUME, IL. (ECWd) - Troy Eads, "Police Chief" of Hume, Illinois (pop. 380), Chairman of the Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board, and former part-time deputy sheriff, is apparently displeased that we published a photo of him and his son (who is a Village Trustee in...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Once again the Algonquin Township finds itself in violation of the Open Meetings Act.  This time with the clear assistance of their legal counsel, James Kelly. Let's begin by once again calling for the immediate termination of James Kelly as the Township Attorney. ...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik filed a counter-claim after being sued by the Township Road District.  Shortly after being served notice of Discovery and realizing her inclusion of her son and husband has subjected them to discovery depositions (article here), she tried...

ONARGA, IL. (ECWd) - Our last article showed how the Onarga Community Public Library District voted to (unlawfully) remove a member of its elective board. This article will explain how wrong that vote was. How vacancies and appointments of Library District Trustee are supposed to work: Each local government...