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Veteran with Cary ties wins state honor
CARY – A familiar face to longtime Cary residents was honored by the state for his lifetime of community service.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Monarchs, praying mantis topics of upcoming MCCD programs
Kids will examine the body parts, behaviors and the egg cases of praying mantis before journeying outside in search of the insect.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Hundreds turn out against Oakwood Hills power plant
Don Kroll of Oakwood Hills wears a t-shirt opposing the Oakwood Hills power plant project during an open house on the Oakwood Hills power plant project Tuesday in Crystal Lake.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Cary Grove chamber hosts first fall fest
The Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Cary Main Street Fest on Sept.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Southtown Star
Will County Thresherman's show about family A - and farming
Tractors, like a favorite hot rod or grandma's brooch, can be passed down and treasured through the generations.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Our View: Power plant concerns should be addressed
A proposal for a $450 million power plant in Oakwood Hills is a big deal on may levels, particularly to the residents of Oakwood Hills – many of whom will oppose the plan.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Cary-Grove chamber planning fall festival
CARY – The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is in the midst of planning a fall festival in the downtown.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Billboards protesting Pedcor project go up
Lenny Szarek Carpentry employee Dennis Slomka works on the Crystal Lake Pedcor project Tuesday, July, 15, 2014.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Police Blotter: Sex Offender Arrested at LITH Park; Man Charged With Aggravated Intimidation
The following arrests were made by the Algonquin and Lake in the Hills police department between July 11 through July 13. Domestic Battery Algonquin Police arrested Patrick P. Sullivan, 20, of 210 E. Algonquin Road #H in Algonquin, at 9:35 a.m. on July 11. He was taken into custody at McDonald's, 500 E. Algonquin Road, and charged with domestic ... (more)
Cary Village Board prepares Q&A on Pedcor apartment complex
In a PDF available on the Village of Cary's website, Village Board officials have prepared a Q&A in advance of Tuesday's meeting to discuss the proposed 60-unit Pedcor apartment complex at First and Pearl Streets.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
McHenry County College ramps up manufacturing programs
Shawn Casten of Crystal Lake looks on while instructor Steve Thompson teaches a class about surface finish during "Introduction to Machining and CNC" at McHenry County College in Crystal Lake.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Cary Parks offers 'Luau Day at the Pool'
The Cary Park District pool will turn into a luau-themed beach party. "Luau Day at the Pool" will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at the Cary Park District pool at the Community Center, 255 Briargate Road, Cary.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Defenders taking donations for garage sale
CRYSTAL LAKE – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be taking donations this weekend and early next week for its summer garage sale.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Cary considering facade grant for new pub
CARY – Two beer brewers are hoping to buy the Cary Public House at 208 W. Main St. in order to open a pub and restaurant called the Cary Ale House and Brewing Company.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
With video gambling, Lake Zurich guarding against 'mini Las Vegas'
Now that Lake Zurich officials are on board with video gambling, Mayor Thomas Poynton says he and other officials want to ensure the village doesn't develop a "mini Las Vegas" appearance.
Explorations for bats, crayfish part of MCCD programs
WOODSTOCK – Catching fireflies, telling stories around campfires and hikes are on all the agenda for upcoming McHenry County Conservation Distriction programs.
Cary contest open to kids and their dogs
Is your dog the smartest? Happiest? Most loved? Best fed? Does he or she have the longest ears, shortest legs or loudest bark? Show off your best friend and let your doggie be the star of the show as the Cary Park District hosts a Kid's Dog Show.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
One hurt in 'suspicious' fire outside Cary
The Cary Fire Protection District got the call at 3:35 a.m. Saturday for a single-story home on fire.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Cary celebrates a great declaration
A pyrotechnic spectacle decorated the night sky over Cary on Thursday night as others will in these coming summer nights in celebration of the anniversary of our independence.