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2016-04-19 Roxana Agler Holds Paper-03

D-142 Forest Ridge School Board Member Roxana Agler’s email: “You stuck a rod up my a*s and I took it like a man” –

Midlothian, Illinois (ECWd) – Roxana Agler (D-142 Forest Ridge Elementary School Board Member) is under fire for not only her bad behavior during board meetings and ...

Edgar County Board mulls giving County Airport to City of Paris –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During the Edgar County Board study session held on April 25, 2016, the board discussed several options they are contemplating with ...

College Presidents stepping down and being terminated – What does it tell us?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – It is no surprise to our readers that the College of DuPage (COD) is seeking a new President who will bring ...

Clark Co. Park District – “The Painting Scandal” – Part 1 –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – Timeline of “The Painting Scandal” Or, “How to destroy public trust by hiding facts from the public” – because essentially, ...

Forest Ridge D-142’s Roxana Agler’s Continued Threats Against Crossing Guard –

TINLEY PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Roxana Agler, Forest Ridge Elementary School Board (D-142) member, is under increasing scrutiny for obscene and malicious emails she has been caught ...

COOK COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY ALVAREZ CONSPIRED WITH LAWYERS TO AVENGE INNOCENCE PROJECT, SUIT ALLEGES –

CHICAGO, IL. (ECWd) – Contact: Jennifer Bonjean, Bonjean Law Group: 917.566.3926 Media logistics: Andrew Touhy, 312.228.4800 MEDIA ADVISORY ALVAREZ CONSPIRED WITH LAWYERS TO AVENGE INNOCENCE ...

Forest Ridge D-142’s Roxana Agler Pushes for SLAPP Lawsuit Against Reporter –

FOREST RIDGE, IL. (ECWd) – Roxana Agler — school board member in Forest Ridge Elementary District 142 in Oak Forest, Illinois — has been caught ...

College of DuPage – McGuire’s Road to Damascus?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – College of DuPage (COD) Trustee Diane McGuire appears to have had a Road to Damascus conversion to a watchdog.  I say ...

2016-04-19 Roxana Agler Holds Paper-03

Roxana Agler (Forest Ridge D-142) Targets, Files Police Reports –

Forest Ridge , IL. (ECWd) – Roxana Agler, Forest Ridge Elementary D-142 school board member (and until recently its Vice President…and before that its President), ...

Hastert sued for $1.8 million in Breach of Contract in sex abuse settlement –

KENDALL, CO., IL. (ECWd) – The Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, John Dennis Hastert, has been sued in Kendall County Circuit ...

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Watch Park Commissioners Kuehnel, Stone, Ewing, and Stepp vote to attack FOIA requester (video) –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – In a recent article we pointed out how Clark County Park District Commissioners directed their attorney, Lorna Geiler of Meyer- Capel ...

Clark County Park District still advertises Kate Yargus as their FOIA Officer –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – How long has it been . . . 1 year? 2 years ? since Yargus resigned as park district attorney – and ...

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Clark Co. Park District – “The Painting Scandal” – Part 1 –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – Timeline of “The Painting Scandal” Or, “How to destroy public trust by hiding facts from the public” – because essentially, ...

Clark County Park District illegally paid workers for years –

CLARK COUNTY, IL. (ECWd) – Amazing things happen when you sit down and read the laws applicable to the local government that you are a ...

Clark-Edgar Rural Water District to vote on increased rates –

OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) – The Clark-Edgar Rural Water District, whose customers pay one of the highest water rates in the State of Illinois, will more ...

Kathy Ramsey, former Clark Co. Circuit Clerk, pleads guilty –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – Kathy Ramsey, former Clark County, Illinois Circuit Clerk plead guilty on Wednesday to Class 3 Felony Official Misconduct. The negotiated ...

Clark Co. Park District and Charity Murphy cheating the Internal Revenue Service –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – They want you to pay your taxes, but fail to report their own income. So goes the Clark County Park ...

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Watch Park Commissioners Kuehnel, Stone, Ewing, and Stepp vote to attack FOIA requester (video) –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – In a recent article we pointed out how Clark County Park District Commissioners directed their attorney, Lorna Geiler of Meyer- Capel ...

Clark County Park District still advertises Kate Yargus as their FOIA Officer –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – How long has it been . . . 1 year? 2 years ? since Yargus resigned as park district attorney – and ...

Clark County Park District directed their attorney investigate and pursue action against FOIA requester – because they don’t like what she writes about them –

CLARK COUNTY, IL. (ECWd) – When I was first informed of this, I initially thought there was no way any public body would even think ...

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Clark Co. Park District pays $275 per hour to answer FOIA Requests –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – I’d take the job for half that! Charity Murphy, Clark County Park District Executive Director, claims that 4 hours of ...

Warren LeFever Testifies at Legislative Hearing –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – Marshall, Illinois Alderman Warren LeFever traveled to Springfield to give oral testimony at the Illinois House of Representative Judicial-Civil hearing this afternoon. It ...

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Clark Co. Park District cited by State Fire Marshall again –

CLARK Co., IL. (ECWd) – On February 24, 2016, the State Fire Marshall’s Division of Petroleum and Safety conducted an on-site inspection of the Clark ...

Obituary for Jeremy James Baston

Obituary for Jeremy James Baston Jeremy James Baston, age 27, of Westfield, IL passed away on Tuesday afternoon, March 15, 2016 in Vermilion County, IL ...

DuPage County

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College of DuPage – McGuire’s Road to Damascus?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – College of DuPage (COD) Trustee Diane McGuire appears to have had a Road to Damascus conversion to a watchdog.  I say ...

College of DuPage elects new Board Chairman –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – At its meeting tonight, the College of DuPage Board of Trustees elected its officers for the upcoming year. Board Officers ...

DuPage County – ACT Initiative Failures Part II

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – During our past investigation into DuPage County local government, we exposed clear Open Meetings and Freedom of Information Act violations and ...

DuPage County – ACT Initiative Failures Part I

DuPage Co. – (ECWd) – During our past investigation into DuPage County local government, we exposed clear Open Meetings and Freedom of Information Act violations ...

Lisle-Woodridge Fire District pays severance to finance department staff –

Lisle-Woodridge Fire District , IL. (ECWd) – Less than a day after we published this article (http://wp.me/p1RGXs-7Jd)  blasting the Lisle-Woodridge Fire District for not providing ...

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College Presidents stepping down and being terminated – What does it tell us?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – It is no surprise to our readers that the College of DuPage (COD) is seeking a new President who will bring ...

Citizen Watchdog Training – April 30 – Rolling Meadows-Schaumburg, IL –

ECWd – Join the Edgar County Watchdogs at the following event – it is free… Sat, Apr 30 at 7:30 AM, Rolling Meadows, IL AFP ...

College of DuPage Trustee McGuire attacks presidential candidates during public comment –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Trustee McGuire surprised no one when she took to trashing two of the presidential candidates during public comment session. She ...

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AG: Glen Ellyn PD must release Erin Birt’s arrest record –

Glen Ellyn – College of DuPage – Twenty-one months after the Glen Ellyn Police Department improperly redacted information Kirk Allen requested, the Illinois Attorney General’s ...

College of DuPage – Take Chuck Currier’s shovel away!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Easter Sunday we exposed the records destruction practices going on at the College of DuPage in this article.  We then followed ...

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Lisle-Woodridge Fire District hiding public records –

Lisle, IL., (ECWd) – The Lisle-Woodridge Fire District thinks that they do not have to provide public records to the public when asked. A couple of ...

College of DuPage – Boogie Man exposed

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – During the October 2014 Board of Trustees meeting, the entire finance department at COD stood behind their leadership, Lynn Sypata and ...

Orland Park Public Library

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Orland Park Public Library: Bridget Bittman’s SLAPP lawsuit a complete and utter failure –

ORLAND PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (ECWd) – This statement was released by both parties on 3/25/16.  On 3/15/16 at a mediation conference, a federal judge reviewed ...

Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued A Second Time –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued A Second Time In November 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was ...

UPDATE: Orland Park Finally Pays $12,000 Settlement

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: Orland Park Shamed Into Finally Paying $12,000 Settlement . Yesterday, we ran an article about the Village of Orland ...

Attorney General rules against Orland Park Police Dept on electronic records –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Fifteen months after submitting a Request for Review to the Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor (“PAC”) for access to ...

Bridget Bittman handed another defeat in SLAPP lawsuit –

Orland Park and Chicago, IL. (ECWd) – Federal Judge John J. Tharp Jr. filed an Order on September 23, 2015 granting Kleinman’s Motion to Dismiss ...

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Orland Park Public Library – Bittman v. Fox lawsuit withdrawn –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – According to PACER and its docket notification system, the SLAPP lawsuit Bridget Bittman filed in order to silence critics of ...

Orland Park Library – Where online porn is celebrated, but emails are redacted –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – We have been following the events as they have unfolded at the Orland Park Public Library for well over a ...

Westfield Memorial Library Sued for Making Porn Available on Children’s Computers –

Westfield, NJ. (ECWd) – .  The Westfield Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees was sued on January 4, 2016 in Superior Court in New Jersey ...

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Deadbeat Village of Orland Park Hasn’t Paid $12,000 Settlement They Approved –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Deadbeat Village of Orland Park Refuses to Pay $12,000 Settlement  . On October 19th, 2015, the Village of Orland Park ...

ORLAND PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT PAYS $12,000 FOR FOIA VIOLATIONS –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – In October 2015, the Orland Park Police Department was forced to pay a $12,000 settlement to Megan Fox and Kevin ...

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Woodstock Library’s Lora Totton Schwarz bullies others, infringing on free speech –

Woodstock, IL. (ECWd) – Lora Totton Schwarz, head of Technical Services and General Reference Librarian of the Woodstock Public Library has been conspiring with other ...

Orland Park Public Library didn’t learn from their $55k FOIA loss –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library is continuing to withhold public records from Freedom Of Information Act requester, even after a ...