Drop off unwanted medications at the SLPD

The Silver Lake Police Department is participating in a countywide program to dispose of prescription medicines and over the counter medications by hosting a secure locked disposal locker in the Silver Lake Village Hall. Safely dispose of unwanted, and potentially dangerous medications. No needled. Drop off during regular business hours […]


Salem Board mops up before April elections

  By TS Targos – Staff writer In its last meeting before elections on April 3, the Salem Town Board revisited, reviewed and clarified a host of issues considered and decisions made in recent months. The liveliest discussions of the night centered on the board’s decisions to form two new citizens […]


Broadband could soon be a reality here

By Annette Newcomb – Editor County residents, businesses and schools could soon have more reliable broadband service. During the March 5 Committee of the Whole meeting, Twin Lakes trustees discussed a proposal by HierComm Networks. The Hartland-based company wants to place an antenna on the communications tower located by the Twin […]


Salem to host Spring Fling March 31

The Town of Salem is hosting a Spring Fling from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the town hall, 9814 Antioch Road. The event will include a variety of vendors and arts and crafters. Donations of homemade good would be appreciated for the bake sale. Beginning […]


County to beef up St. Patrick’s Day traffic enforcement

To combat drunken driving and increase safety belt use, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will intensify its traffic safety enforcement from March 5 to 21, which includes the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The increased enforcement is part of a $6,000 grant that the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department received from the […]


Think spring with a trip to Macy’s flower show

Spend a day rewarding your senses at Macy’s 2012 Flower Show from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, sponsored by McHenry County College’s Trips and Tours Office. Produced annually at the flagship store on State Street, this show features more than two million flowers and exotic topiaries […]


SGFD Explorer Post pancake breakfast set

Spring Grove Fire Explorer Post 1800 will be hosting its annual pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, March 18 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Spring Grove Fire Station, 8214 Richardson Road. Come out and enjoy a great breakfast to support local youth explorers. Cost for adults, $6; children, $5, […]


Shabby Chic Affair girl party

The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to introduce an event for girls who just want to have fun – the Shabby Chic Affair, on Friday, April 13, from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Lakemoor, 28874 W. Route 120 in Lakemoor. This girl party event is prepared for girls by […]


Residents invited to participate in broadband survey

Illinois residents have the opportunity to shape the future of high-speed Internet in the state through a comprehensive survey deployed today by Partnership for a Connected Illinois. The results of the survey will serve as key components in the state’s broadband plan that will create jobs, improve medical care and […]


Play bingo March 16

Children and adults are welcome to join in for a night of bingo, food, fun and prizes, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Paddock Lake Village Hall, 6969 236th Avenue. Donations for the Pitter Patter Animal Rescue will be accepted.


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