Stories about East Dundee, Illinois
East Dundee trustees are moving toward purchasing two properties – the Haeger Pottery building on Maiden Lane and a former lumberyard on Railroad Street – viewed as key to continued development in the downtown district.
The fourth annual “It’s Our Fox River Day,” was on Sept. 17, and was initiated by Dundee Township-based Friends of the Fox River, for which Schiavone is staff educator.
Jenni Schiavone of Algonquin had canoed sparingly along the Fox River before deciding she would travel the entire 200-mile length this year to promote “It’s Our Fox River Day.”
Two people died in a crash early Saturday morning in East Dundee, authorities said Tuesday.
Friends of the Fox River will hold a day of celebration aimed at demonstrating the importance of a healthy river with “It’s Our Fox River Day” on Sept. 17 with shoreline cleanups and other festivities all along the river.
An East Dundee man was accused of stealing a check from his former employer, A OK Chem-Dry in Algonquin, in 2019 and asking his roommate to deposit for him, ultimately taking $8,000 that the McHenry County judge said he knew wasn't his.
State Rep. Suzanne Ness will hold mobile office hours 10 a.m. to noon July 11 at the Huntley Area Public Library as part of an effort to remain accessible and bring services to every part of the district, according to a news release.
The incumbent is leading in one of two contested legislative primaries in McHenry County while just 64 votes, or less than a percentage point, separated the Republican candidates in the race for the 66th House District.
East Dundee’s downtown TIF district helped lure new restaurants, but the Haeger Pottery and D’Angelo Natural Springs sites were not the focus because both businesses were still operating when the TIF was created in 2008, officials said.
During the pandemic, Scorched Earth Brewing nearly doubled its space for customers by installing a large outdoor patio, and its new owner said the Algonquin taproom plans to put it to good use as summer weather hits McHenry County.
A long-time accountant and a former television producer, both of whom have been involved in local politics, are vying to become the Republican nominee for the 66th House District.
This week's 5 Things to Do include helping build homes for Habitat for Humanity, a fishing derby in Huntley, a motorcycle ride for women, biking the Prairie Trail and Kentucky Derby shindigs all over.
If you’ve ever been in downtown East Dundee for Thirsty Thursday or Wine Down Wednesdays in the summer, you know parking can be hard to find. Village officials are hoping to change that.
On Monday morning, East Dundee Village President Jeff Lynam walked the downtown area and the riverfront with U.S. Rep. Sean Casten in the hopes of finding a partner, and some federal funding, to address flooding.
Santa’s Village is hoping East Dundee trustees will deliver financial aid to make expansion plans at the amusement park a reality.