Village of Port Barrington
Nearly four dozen of the local races in McHenry County will be competitive on Tuesday, as voters head to the polls to decide who will lead their school boards, municipalities, libraries and parks.
Wauconda Fire District firefighters rescued a full-size doe stuck in the Fox River just north of Rawson Bridge, near the Broken Oar Marina Bar & Grill, in Port Barrington.
Here the list of who is running for village boards and city councils in McHenry County.
A crash that left an entire Rolling Meadows family dead, a contentious election focused on crime and abortion, and two shootings - one fatal - by McHenry County sheriff’s deputies all made headlines in McHenry County this past year.
With the polls now closed in Illinois, the count can begin to see which candidates will take the 18 open seats on the McHenry County Board.
The race for Illinois governor won’t be the only one on Tuesday’s ballot. With the redrawing of the state’s political maps, the make-up of the entire McHenry County Board and both the U.S. and Illinois houses of representatives will be determined, along several other races.
Most McHenry County communities will have their sanctioned trick-or-treating hours on Halloween, which falls on a Monday this year.
The village of Cary is seeking state money to help pay for a bike path that would connect portions of the Fox River bike corridor.
A 64-year-old man is facing drunken driving charges after authorities said he mistakenly drove his vehicle into the Fox River near a Port Barrington restaurant late Thursday.
The village of Port Barrington will showcase its new pollinator habitat creation and enhancement area at River Fest on Saturday.
An unidentified driver suffered minor injuries after authorities said he made a wrong turn near a Port Barrington restaurant late Thursday and wound up partially submerged in the Fox River.
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.
A Republican candidate for the McHenry County Board hopes to unseat a Democratic incumbent, who she says has seemed “very distracted” with things not relevant to the prosperity of the county.
Figuring out how to pay for body cameras for deputies, a higher salary for the sheriff and other new state requirements while keeping property taxes flat is a priority for all three candidates running for the McHenry County Board’s eastern district but they differ in approach.
Port Barrington has a vacant trustee position and is accepting applications until July 6