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Nippersink Library book sale is Feb. 24, 25, 26

The Friends of the Nippersink Public Library in Richmond, will be holding its annual used book sale on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. 26, from noon to 4 p.m.  Sunday is $4 bag sale day. The library is […]

 
 

MCRide now offered in McHenry County

Pilot/Tri-City and the dial-a-ride services in Crystal Lake, McHenry, and Woodstock are being combined into one new service called MCRide. This will make it easier for suburban to suburban commuters and persons with disabilities to schedule and use dial-a-ride services in McHenry County, improve access to jobs and job related […]

 
 

Jurors deadlocked in Casciaro murder trial

By Gregory Harutunian Correspondent Following just two days of deliberations in the first-degree murder charges against Mario Casciaro, a deadlock has been declared. On Feb. 1 McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather declared a mistrial after the jury  foreman informed her of the deadlock. Prosecutors have indicted they will retry Casciaro, […]

 
 

Oops! Typeface on Page 2 is a mistake

Readers have been calling the Report office asking about the new fangled typeface that appears on page 2 of the this week’s Westosha and Paddock Lake Report. (The Twin Lakes Report was not impacted.) It was a computer glitch and was not noticeable until the papers were printed. We apologize […]

 
 

George Lake Rehab District annual meeting is Thursday

A quarterly meeting of the George Lake Rehabilitation District will begin at 7 p.m. at Bristol Village Hall. All electors are welcome.   AGENDA 1. Call to order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Approval of Octobers Quarterly meeting minutes 4. Approval Treasures report 5. Approve payment of any pending bills […]

 
 

Youth Ice Fishing Derby has been cancelled

Kenosha County’s first youth Ice Fishing Derby has been canceled due to unsafe ice conditions. The derby was scheduled to take place Saturday,Feb. 4, at the KD Park in Twin Lakes. Unseasonably warm weather, including a high of 51 on Tuesday,  has made ice conditions unsafe. It is not known […]

 
 

Got what it takes? Music by the Lake to hold auditions

George Williams College will hold auditions for the Music by the Lake production of the musical “Music in the Air” in Wisconsin and Chicago over the next three months. “Music in the Air,” with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, will be performed with […]

 
 

Kenosha County receives $234,000 for Petrifying Springs dam removal

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser has announced the county’s Division of Parks will receive $234,000 from the Fund for Lake Michigan to support the Pike River Fish Passage Dam Removal, bridge construction, and stream bed and bank restoration at Petrifying Springs Park. “We appreciate the Fund for Lake Michigan recognizing […]

 
 

Free income tax assistance offered

County in partnership with Carthage College, the Kenosha County Job Center, and Guaranty Bank are excited to announce the return of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) for 2012. The VITA Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $49,000 and below) individuals and families who cannot […]

 
 

Community Library scheduled February programs

                  Community Library announced its adult programming from January to March. The events are as follows:                   • Tuesday, Feb. 7. Heart-Shaped Box.                   What’s better than candy? Candy in a handmade box. Create a personalized heart-shaped box that you can fill with […]