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D-26, teachers union reach tentative deal
CARY – A tentative three-year contract between District 26 and its teachers union includes inflationary salary increases for teachers and a slightly longer school day for students, both parties announced Friday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Musical fundraiser to help family with Cary-Grove high ties
Cary-Grove High School alumni and friends will gather from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Oakwood Hills to reopen village hall after threats closed it
Oakwood Hills will reopen its village hall Sept. 2 after threats forced officials to close the building nearly one month ago, authorities said on their website Wednesday.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Concert to aid Cary-area woman needing transplants
Julie Magnini, who lives outside of Cary, is preparing for a stomach, intestine and pancreas transplant, according to a news release.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cary applies for road dollars
CARY – Village Board members approved applying for federal transportation dollars through the McHenry Council of Mayors for three potential road projects.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Power plant opposition surfaces in Crystal Lake
CRYSTAL LAKE – With village business suspended in Oakwood Hills, residents turned up in Crystal Lake to voice their opposition to a proposed power plant and urged Crystal Lake City Council members to do the same.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Police explorer programs throughout McHenry County allows for youth to learn about law enforcement
Cary Police Explorer Matt Wade, 17, of Cary directs traffic along Silver Lake Road before the Summer Celebration fireworks show July 3 at Lions Park.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Dine out to benefit Turning Point
Turning Point in Woostock offers domestic violence victim services, emergency shelter, children's services and counseling, trauma-informed mental health program, partner abuse intervention program, and more.
Two McHenry County men charged with soliciting sex
Marc A. Findlay, 40, of the 700 block of Oriole Trail in McHenry charged with solicitation of a sexual act during a two-day operation on July 16 and July 17 in two Lake County hotels.
Quaint McHenry County town rocked by power plant proposal
In the 25 years Laura Gaspardo has lived in Oakwood Hills, she can remember only one issue -- the potential removal of septic tanks -- that riled up residents.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Village shuts down after alleged threats regarding power plant
Liam Valdilles, 4, plays in the front yard of a neighbor in Oakwood Hills, where some residents are concerned about a proposed power plant.
Power plant nightmare
The proposed $450 million, 430-megawatt natural gas plant is a nightmare waiting to happen, not only to the Oakwood Hills residents, but to anyone living in nearby Crystal Lake and Cary.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
MCCD to showcase meteors, constellations
Families can lay out on blankets at the Marengo Ridge Conservation Area and wait for meteors at an upcoming event.