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Peotone School District 207-U –

Peotone, IL. (ECWd) – LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The open spigot of tax dollars that pours into local school districts has made school superintendents and ...

Shiloh School Board Meeting, Budget Hearing – Sales Tax Referendum –

HUME, IL. (ECWd) – On June 20, 2016, Shiloh CUSD#1 Board of Trustees held a Budget Hearing and Regular School Board Meeting. During the budget ...

Illinois State Auditor General Frank Mautino – No, you can’t make this stuff up!

Illinois (ECWd) – I will be the first to tell the world, I struggled my whole life with grammar and to this day I am ...

Clark County Park District sued for failing to provide public records…again –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Another lawsuit has been filed naming the Clark County Park District (“CCPD”) as Defendants for another in a long line of ...

College of DuPage – McGuire & Wozniak file fraudulent claims

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Many will recall the numerous meetings College of DuPage Trustees McGuire, Wozniak, and Birt boycotted after former Chair Hamilton resigned. Two ...

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TWO DEAD IN WAKE OF MOTORCYCLE VS. DEER CRASH –

CLARK CO., IL. — According to Illinois State Police, two are dead following a motorcycle vs. deer crash in Clark County yesterday (Saturday, June 25). ...

One-car accident results in death of two from Brocton and two Paris residents in hospital –

Marshall,  CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: A single-vehicle, multi-occupant crash very early this morning took the life of a driver and passenger from Brocton and ...

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino- “Criminal” investigation is official

Illinois (ECWd) – Over the past month, we have attempted to get confirmation that Auditor General Frank Mautino’s claimed cooperation with the US Attorney’s investigation ...

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Britain Leaves EU, PM Cameron Resigns, New Independence Day – –

In a vote that goes down in history as voters refuse to give away their Liberty – Britain voted yesterday to leave the European Union ...

NIU – The scandals continue as the Board does nothing!

DeKalb Co. (ECWd) – We have already shown that President Doug Baker and Northern Illinois University have experimented with many variations of questionable actions regarding ...

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Edgar County Board discusses Zoning and Probation Office Air Conditioning –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board held a study session this morning and discussions centered around: Airport Zoning and setting a date for ...

Marshall Alderman Tim Sanders turns crybaby to Senator Dale Righter –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – In further efforts to keep those not agreeing with their positions in the dark on matters of public interest and on ...

Clark County

FatalAccident

TWO DEAD IN WAKE OF MOTORCYCLE VS. DEER CRASH –

CLARK CO., IL. — According to Illinois State Police, two are dead following a motorcycle vs. deer crash in Clark County yesterday (Saturday, June 25). ...

Letter to the Editor: CEMETERY SCANDAL PARTICULARLY ODIOUS

By Warren LeFever: The Marshall Cemetery, St Mary’s Cemetery, Marshall Township, and City of Marshall violations of state law is not a small tidbit scandal. ...

Marshall IL. Budget/Appropriations Hearing – redistributing your wealth –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – During their recent budget/appropriations hearing there was considerable discussion on appropriating $10,000.00 to the Marshall Cemetery. Below is what was discussed, ...

City of Marshall votes to violate Constitution, gives away $10,000.00 –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Culminating a several week back-and-forth “debate” the City of Marshall voted to give a private cemetery another $10,000 this year in ...

AG says Clark Co. Park District Ethics Commission violated the law –

Clark County, Illinois (ECWd) – “The Antithesis of an Ethics Commission” In yet another example of inept leadership at the Clark County Park District – ...

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One-car accident results in death of two from Brocton and two Paris residents in hospital –

Marshall,  CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – UPDATE: A single-vehicle, multi-occupant crash very early this morning took the life of a driver and passenger from Brocton and ...

Clark County Park District sued for failing to provide public records…again –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Another lawsuit has been filed naming the Clark County Park District (“CCPD”) as Defendants for another in a long line of ...

Marshall Alderman Tim Sanders turns crybaby to Senator Dale Righter –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – In further efforts to keep those not agreeing with their positions in the dark on matters of public interest and on ...

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Marshall Township unlawfully gives away $15,900.00 to St. Mary’s Cemetery –

MARSHALL TOWNSHIP, CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – St. Mary’s Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois is a privately owned cemetery operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese in Springfield, tax ...

House, Senate pass Bill concerning closed session recordings –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – On the last day of session, the House unanimously concurred with Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 to HB4630. This Bill to amend ...

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Park District investigates “harassment” that does not violate their policy –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – A few weeks ago we reported (here) on the Clark County Park District directing its attorney, Lorna Geiler, to use ...

Clark Co. Park District Director not entirely truthful on Statement of Economic Interest –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – The Director of the Clark County Park District, who, according to district policy must reside within the boundaries of the ...

DuPage County

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College of DuPage – McGuire & Wozniak file fraudulent claims

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Many will recall the numerous meetings College of DuPage Trustees McGuire, Wozniak, and Birt boycotted after former Chair Hamilton resigned. Two ...

College of DuPage – Trustee McGuire accreditation scuttling efforts with HLC – Part III

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The grand finale- Part III (Part I and Part II )- “I would be most uncomfortable expressing any sort of opinion ...

College of DuPage – Trustee McGuire accreditation scuttling efforts with HLC – Part II

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – As promised, Part II of the McGuire meltdown in her letter to HLC, but please read Part 1 first (Part III ...

College of DuPage- Robbins Schwartz, ICCTA, ICCB, and Diane McGuire – What took place behind the scene now exposed – Part I of II

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Why would a fired law firm, Community College Association, and the Illinois Community College Board Executive Director provide bad advice to ...

State Representative Jeannie Ives issues press release – Auditor General should resign or be fired.

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – State Representative Jeanne Ives has been leading the charge in the House of Representatives pertaining to Auditor General Frank Mautino’s campaign ...

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Citizen Watchdog Training in Naperville June 18th –

NAPERVILLE, IL. (ECWd) – Edgar County Watchdogs will be in Naperville on June 18, 2016, for Citizen Watchdog Training hosted by Americans For Prosperity Foundation. ...

College of DuPage – McGuire clueless on 1st Amendment Rights, wants ban on public criticism –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Have we come to a point in this country where actual educators of our children don’t understand our Constitution and the ...

College of DuPage – Trustee McGuire violates board policy 5-180

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In what appears to be yet another example of total disregard for the policies at College of DuPage, Trustee Diane McGuire ...

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College of DuPage – Trustee McGuire accreditation scuttling efforts with HLC – Part I

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Grab a chair, a drink of your desire, and prepare to be amazed by the actions of a lone “rogue” trustee ...

College of DuPage- Robbins Schwartz, ICCTA, ICCB, and Diane McGuire – Part II – What took place behind the scene now exposed –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Read Part 1 by clicking here We left off with the Board Policies that directly affected obligations of Officers of the ...

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College of DuPage – Former COD Attorney Res Vazquez, Diane McGuire, and Kory Atkinson – the saga continues

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Former College of DuPage attorney Res Vazquez, continues to provide legal advice to Diane McGuire.  As reported initially in this article, ...

House, Senate pass Bill concerning closed session recordings –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – On the last day of session, the House unanimously concurred with Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 to HB4630. This Bill to amend ...

Orland Park Public Library

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Two Abrupt Resignations of Key Staff at Orland Park Public Library –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Two key employees of the Orland Park Public Library have resigned abruptly with little explanation, less than a month after ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Orland Park Public Library Subject of New Book About Censorship –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – A new book called SHUT UP! The Bizarre War that One Public Library Waged Against the First Amendment by Megan ...

Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Defeated Again — Judge Dismisses SLAPP Lawsuit –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman (former Orland Park Public Library spokesman) was defeated again today, 5/16/16, when federal Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...