1 hr ago
Huntley Teen Arrested for Criminal Sexual Assault
Kyle A. Gehrke, 19, of the 10800 block of Church St., was arrested at 7:20 p.m. Dec. 2, and charged with criminal sexual assault/force, according to Algonquin Police arrest reports.
8 hrs ago
Municipalities, MCCD to share in Route 31 bike path maintenance
As part of the Route 31 and Algonquin Western Bypass improvements, Illinois and McHenry County contributed toward the cost of a bike path.
19 hrs ago
Weekender: Christmas at the Dole, CL Centennial Winter Festival
Happy Friday, Crystal Lake and Cary! There are plenty of holiday happenings this weekend, and many of them are family friendly and free! First Friday at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park - Friday The annual "Christmas at the Dole" celebration is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, Dec. 6, along with the First Friday art show and holiday performances ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Weekender: LITH Festival of Trees, Algonquin's Holiday Rock on the Fox
TGIF Algonquin and Lake in the Hills! There are two annual holiday events planned in Algonquin and Lake in the Hills this weekend.
County unemployment rate drops to 6.8 percent in October
CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County's unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent in October, down from 7.5 percent a year ago, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Overloaded Electrical Outlet Starts Fire at Riverview Restaurant
An overloaded electrical outlet is suspected as the cause for a fire late Tuesday night at Riverview Restaurant in Algonquin.
Accident Wednesday knocks out traffic light in Algonquin
ALGONQUIN – A two-car accident Wednesday in Algonquin snarled traffic after a vehicle struck a utility box and knocked out power to a traffic signal, according to the Huntley Fire Protection District.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
What's Under Construction by Sonic in Algonquin?
A Patch reader recently asked, "What's being built by Sonic in Algonquin"? The answer: a new Kay Jewelers and a Sleepy's mattress store, according to Algonquin village officials.
Lake in the Hills affordable housing plan moves forward Updated Dec...
A developer proposing a 60-unit apartment complex on the south side of Harvest Gate in Lake in the Hills expects to break ground on the project this spring.
New look for Algonquin Wendy's unveiled
ALGONQUIN – The Wendy's at 245 S. Randall Road, Algonquin, was remodeled using an a new interior and exterior design as part of a brand transformation to reinvent the Wendy's restaurant environment, the restaurant said in a news release.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Mason announces run for 6th Congressional District
A Naperville Democrat has announced he will take on U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, in the race for the 6th Congressional District.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Huntley parks to seek voter OK for new facility
This photo of DeKalb Park District's indoor, artificial turf facility illustrates what Huntley Park District would like to build, if voters approve the referendum question on the March ballot.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Business Ledger
Spring Hill Mall debuts tablet workstations
In hopes of drawing people to Spring Hill Mall for reasons beyond shopping, mall leaders recently installed free Wi-Fi as well as 32 tablets with Internet access.
Bentley's Bagels & Brew closes in Algonquin
The bagel and coffee shop in front of grocer Joe Caputo & Sons Fruit Market was shuttered with little notice in November.
Algonquin Receives Budget Award
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada announced that the Village of Algonquin has received the GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2013-14 fiscal year, according to the village of Algonquin news release.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Teen Charged with Battery at Jacobs HS, Several Arrested for Retail Theft
Note: The following information was obtained from Algonquin Police Department arrest reports.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Suspect in Cary Subway Robbery, District 26 Receives Improved Bond Rating
Miss any of the news this past week? Here is a list of top stories from Crystal Lake-Cary Patch for the week of Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
MCDOT: What's in a McHenry County road name? Quite a bit, actually
As one travels around McHenry County or gives directions, we make our way using the road names to help guide us, but have you ever stopped to think why a road has a particular name? Some of the names may seem rather obvious, such as Algonquin Road or Crystal Lake Road, as they travel through those communities.