Butterflies are free

Butterflies are free

If you are looking for a reason to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, why not become a volunteer butterfly monitor at the McHenry County Conservation District? Monitoring begins in June. To become a monitor: visit MCCD is located at 18410 US Highway 14 Woodstock; (815) 338-MCCD(6223). (Photo […]


Saturday is Mother’s Day pie sale

                    The Altar and Rosary Society–CCW of St. Joseph’s Church in Richmond will be holding its Fifth Annual Day Before Mother’s Day Pie Sale on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 9 a.m.  The sale of home-baked pies will continue until all pies are sold.                    Also in conjunction with […]


Best Western/Antioch Suites grand opening is May 22

The all new Best Western Plus Antioch Hotel and Suites is celebrating its official grand opening on Tuesday, May 22, from 6 to 10 p.m. The celebration comes on the heels of a major renovation and remodeling. The new hotel is re-branded as a full-service Best Western Plus. The renovation […]


Protect yourself from ticks, Lyme disease

                  McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is warning residents to take precautions against tick bites to prevent contracting the diseases they carry, in particular, Lyme disease.                   The black-legged or deer tick has already been detected in McHenry County and is a […]


RBCHS to host groundbreaking ceremony May 16

The Board of Education of Richmond-Burton Community High School No. 157 invites the community to attend the groundbreaking of the new gymnasium addition.                   Groundbreaking ceremonies will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the school, 8311 N. Route 31, Richmond.                   In June construction is expected to […]


Saturday is Stamp Our Hunger day

On Saturday, May 12, local communities across America will be asked to join the U.S. Postal Service and its letter carriers to combat one of this nation’s growing problems — hunger. About 50 million Americans — including 17 million children — now live in families that lack sufficient food. The […]


Library book sale May 19, 20

: The next Friends of the Community Library book sale will be held at the Community Library, 110 S. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes, on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20, 2012. On Saturday, Friends members-only from 10 a.m. to noon; then open to the public from noon to 4 […]


Daybreak open house set for May 24

Daybreak is hosting an open house, directly behind St. John’s Evangelist Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes, from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 24.                   Daybreak is a daytime program offered to people with Alzheimer’s or other memory loss disorders. This event is sponsored by the Kenosha Area […]


Lilly Lake District meeting is May 12

The Lily Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Wheatland Town Hall, 34315 Geneva Road, New Munster. Items on the agenda include introduction of DNR warden and town water patrol officer; comments about the invasive weed control treatment; lake levels; newsletter and […]


Spring clean up rules now in effect

Beginning Saturday May 12, garbage will be allowed curbside until your regular scheduled garbage pick-up of the following week. The Town encourages you to take advantage of the spring clean up event and remove all unsightly garbage from properties. This is the perfect opportunity to help your neighbors that may […]


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