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Marengo City Council approves zoning districts, retailer tax for marijuana
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Marengo City Council approves zoning districts, retailer tax for marijuana

The Marengo City Council approved ordinances on Monday that will set zoning requirements on marijuana businesses and issue a 3% local sales tax on...

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Proposed ‘Colosseum’ set for public hearing Tuesday
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Proposed ‘Colosseum’ set for public hearing Tuesday

The public can give their thoughts and comments on a proposed entertainment/retail/housing development in Algonquin at a hearing. Also known as ...

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Community Foundation of McHenry County hosting National Philanthropy Day celebration
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Community Foundation of McHenry County hosting National Philanthropy Day celebration

In recognition of National Philanthropy Day, the Community Foundation for McHenry County is hosting “Community as Mosaic” by Leslie Biggins Mollsen...

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Marengo area nuns could build expansion under proposed agreement with McHenry County
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Marengo area nuns could build expansion under proposed agreement with McHenry County

As a years-long legal battle with McHenry County winds down, nuns operating on property near Marengo may soon be able to construct a proposed...

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Marengo area nuns could build boarding school, winery, brewery under proposed agreement with McHenry County
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Marengo area nuns could build boarding school, winery, brewery under proposed agreement with McHenry County

As a years-long legal battle with McHenry County winds down, nuns operating on property near Marengo may soon be able to construct a proposed...

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McHenry County residents with land in trust face issues cashing Valley Hi rebates
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McHenry County residents with land in trust face issues cashing Valley Hi rebates

When Algonquin resident Bill Brodrick received his Valley Hi rebate check this week, he was surprised to discover he was not named as the recipient...

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America’s last slave ship could offer a case for reparations
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America’s last slave ship could offer a case for reparations

MOBILE, Ala. – Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that brought African captives to the U.S., and he came out of...

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Haber Oaks redevelopment approved by village
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Haber Oaks redevelopment approved by village

The former Haber Oaks campus was approved to be redeveloped into a residential property by the Cary Village Board at its last meeting. The...

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Woodstock State of the City: Gas tax, Landlord Registration Program considered
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Woodstock State of the City: Gas tax, Landlord Registration Program considered

Woodstock in the coming year may introduce a municipal gas tax and reconsider a landlord registration program, which drew strong criticism when the...

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Woodstock State of the City: Municipal gas tax, reconsideration of Landlord Registration Program considered
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Woodstock State of the City: Municipal gas tax, reconsideration of Landlord Registration Program considered

Woodstock in the coming year may introduce a municipal gas tax and reconsider a landlord registration program, which drew strong criticism when the...

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Land Conservancy in final stretch of fundraising campaign for Wolf Oak Woods in Woodstock
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Land Conservancy in final stretch of fundraising campaign for Wolf Oak Woods in Woodstock

The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is in the final stretch of its fundraising campaign for Wolf Oak Woods just outside of Woodstock on Route...

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Developer eyes residential development on River Road
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Developer eyes residential development on River Road

A developer recently demolished three vacant structures along North River Road in Algonquin with the hope of constructing a residential development...

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24-unit apartment building planned for downtown Woodstock
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24-unit apartment building planned for downtown Woodstock

Woodstock City Council has approved an agreement with a developer who wants to construct a 24-unit apartment complex near the downtown. Billitteri...

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Miller named president-elect of Illinois Realtors
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Miller named president-elect of Illinois Realtors

Sue Miller, McHenry City Council member and designated managing broker of Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group in McHenry, has been named the 2020...

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Woodstock OKs plastic bag tax at major retailers
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Woodstock OKs plastic bag tax at major retailers

Stock up on reusable grocery bags now or face a 10 cent a bag fee at major retailers in Woodstock. Woodstock City Council has approved an ordinance...

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McHenry Township residents vote to fund senior bus service through March 31
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McHenry Township residents vote to fund senior bus service through March 31

McHenry Township residents voted Friday for the township supervisor to allocate funding for the senior bus program. The township board voted to...

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New park opens on former mining site in Cary
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New park opens on former mining site in Cary

A new park located on the site formerly used by LaFarge Aggregates/Meyer Material Co. for mining and mineral extraction opened on Friday for use to...

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Founders Crossing halted again
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Founders Crossing halted again

The Woodstock Plan Commission members remained largely unimpressed with the proposed Founders Crossing housing development plan Thursday....

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Charm Corner Store hopes to bring laughter to all
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Charm Corner Store hopes to bring laughter to all

WOODSTOCK – Behind D.C. Cobb’s on the Woodstock Square, next to the train tracks, sits a potty mouth’s haven. What started as a soap venture turned...

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Assessment appeals available in 13 of 17 McHenry County townships by next week
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Assessment appeals available in 13 of 17 McHenry County townships by next week

Opportunities to appeal property assessments for the 2019 tax year still exist for property owners in 15 of McHenry County’s 17 townships, but that...

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Oliver: Long, winding road leads to favorite grocery store
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Oliver: Long, winding road leads to favorite grocery store

Sometimes we don’t know what we’ve got until it’s gone. Or at least that’s what I was thinking when a recent car problem made it impossible for me...

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Woodstock commission to consider addition of apartments to Founders Crossing plan
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Woodstock commission to consider addition of apartments to Founders Crossing plan

Woodstock’s Plan Commission is expected to again consider the controversial Founders Crossing housing proposal. Developers Ken and Rhonda Rawson...

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Old West general store last stop before Burning Man
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Old West general store last stop before Burning Man

EMPIRE, Nev. – Coconut water is sold out at the Empire Store, Dana Sparkes is pretty sure. It’s not usually something that flies off the shelves at...

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Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters opening new store in Cary
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Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters opening new store in Cary

Michael Shipley hopes to create a place with plenty of community, conversation and, of course, coffee, as he opens a Conscious Cup Coffee Roasters...

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Illinois Lottery expands mobile app ticket offerings
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Illinois Lottery expands mobile app ticket offerings

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Lottery is expanding the options players have to buy certain tickets without leaving the house after the General...

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Haber Oaks developer to present to zoning commission
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Haber Oaks developer to present to zoning commission

The developer who proposed revamping the former Haber Oaks campus into a housing development for seniors is trying to go forward with his plans...

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Illinois Lottery expands online, mobile app ticket offerings
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Illinois Lottery expands online, mobile app ticket offerings

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Lottery is expanding the options players have to buy certain tickets without leaving the house after the General...

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McHenry gets one proposal for Central Wastewater Treatment Plant redevelopment, continuing to discuss options
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McHenry gets one proposal for Central Wastewater Treatment Plant redevelopment, continuing to discuss options

McHenry officials are continuing to discuss how to approach the redevelopment of its defunct Central Wastewater Treatment Plant site. The city...

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Cary School District 26 puts Maplewood School Property up for bid again
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Cary School District 26 puts Maplewood School Property up for bid again

Cary School District 26 is hoping the fifth time will be the charm as it once again tries to sell the Maplewood School property by sealed bid. The...

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Letters of interest being sought for development of Catty property in Huntley
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Letters of interest being sought for development of Catty property in Huntley

The Huntley Village Board reached consensus Thursday to seek letters of interest from potential developers of the former Catty Corp. property at...

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