15 hrs ago
More Snow, Bitter Cold Moving Our Way
By Karen Chadra , and Stephanie Price, editors The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a winter weather advisory for much of the Chicago metro area, including DuPage, Cook and Kane counties.
19 hrs ago
Homeowners to pay $21 more with ECC tax levy
Elgin Community College will levy roughly $55.5 million in property taxes to fund operations next year, officials said Tuesday.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Northwest suburban police blotter
Thieves stole credit cards and a card holder between 3 and 4:18 p.m. Dec. 7 out of a customer's purse at Marshalls, 601 E. Palatine Road.
Lake in the Hills police reports for Dec. 10, 2013
He was also wanted on a warrant out of McHenry County for violation of an order of protection.
Friends Holding Fundraiser for Algonquin Girl, 3, Fighting Cancer
Friends and neighbors of a 3-year-old Algonquin girl fighting cancer are hosting a fundraiser this Saturday to help her family.
Modest growth at D-300 won't cause immediate boundary changes
ALGONQUIN – Student growth at the state's sixth-largest school district will increase by roughly 600 students during the next 10 years, a modest trend that won't force District 300 officials to immediately redraw attendance boundaries.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Algonquin Middle School Hosts Holiday Craft Fair
Algonquin Middle School, at 520 Longwood Drive in Algonquin, will hold a holiday craft fair and silent auction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 in the school's gym.
See Santa at Algonquin and Geneva Commons
There is still plenty of time to squeeze in holiday fun up and down the Randall Road corridor before Christmas comes this month.
Frigid temps set in, more snow expected Tuesday night
Mark Trebes with the McHenry County Conservation District clears steps leading to Prairie Trail in Algonquin Monday, December 9, 2013 after McHenry County had its first significant measurable snowfall of the winter season.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
LITH Man Charged with Sexual Abuse, Construction by Sonic, Algonquin Fire
Miss any of the news this past week? Here is a list of top stories on Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch this past week, from Monday, Dec. 2, to Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Job well done
I want to let the community of Algonquin Township and County Board District 1 know about what I saw firsthand – an impressive example of caring and collaboration by government and of two individuals who serve the community.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Weather in Algonquin, LITH: A Cold Week Ahead
Algonquin and Lake in the Hills residents should be sure to bundle up this week as temperatures dip far below freezing for most of the week.
Holiday Rock on the Fox in Algonquin
Tree lighting ceremonies, visits with Santa, and fun activities planned for this weekend in Algonquin and Lake in the Hills.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
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.
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.
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.