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Lake Villa hires its first village administrator
Believing the economic table has been set, Lake Villa officials have hired the first administrator in village history to take its downtown plan to the next level.
Fox River Grove increases its levy
Village officials approved levying for $876,757, an increase over last year's levy of $835,566.
Dominick's Stores in Crystal Lake, FRG Not Included in Mariano's Buy
The Dominick's food stores in Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills and Fox River Grove are not included among the 11 stores Mariano's Fresh Market plans to buy.
On The Record With ... Tim Mahaffy
Fox River Grove School District 3 superintendent Dr. Tim Mahaffy poses for a portrait Nov. 19 at Fox River Grove Middle School.
Barn fire near Woodstock ignited by hay 'spontaneously combusting'
A Fox River Grove firefighter fills a holding tank with water Tuesday as crews fight a barn fire on Kunde Road in unincorporated Woodstock.
Escape attempt nets prison time
WOODSTOCK – A foiled escape attempt from a McHenry County courtroom ended in a prison sentence for the would-be absconder.
Fundraiser ongoing for New China restaurant
FOX RIVER GROVE – An online fundraiser is taking place to help a local Chinese restaurant reopen after a fire earlier this year.
Help feed hungry
Because of the generosity of many people in our community, the 2013 CROP Walk on Sept.
Fundraiser planned for Cary ski jumper
FOX RIVER GROVE – A fundraiser is scheduled at the Norge Ski Club on Saturday to help a local ski jumper make it to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Fire District Approves New Auto-Aid Agreements
The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District has approved three new automatic aid agreements that will take effect Jan. 1, 2014, when the district will complete its separation from the Barrington Fire Department and begin independent operations.
Detour: Interchange, bridges among many road projects finished this year
With the end of construction season comes the end of our weekly Detour column. It will resume next spring when the snow melts, the orange construction cones bloom and the IDOT flaggers awaken from their hibernation.
Dog rescue leader may have to put 2 to sleep
But if the 48-year-old Wood Dale resident can't find new homes for some of the five ailing dogs in her care, she might have to make a very difficult decision.