September 2016

Princeton, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has finally, after 13 months, made a determination that the Princeton Park District had violated the Open Meetings Act on May 18, 2015. The Princeton Park District, like many other local governments, tried silencing a critic by...

CHATHAM, IL. (ECWd) - Chatham, Illinois residents have had ongoing issues with water quality since the city switched to the South Sangamon Water Commission. Several emails have been sent to the mayor requesting a "town hall" face-to-face type meeting which would allow residents to ask questions...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On August 27, 2016, Gary Henry reported that Robert Howrey stated "IDOT estimates approximately half of the county-owned airports in Illinois are not zoned." He also stated "IDOT was not willing to acknowledge de facto zoning existed because of FAA rules, which...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - According to a United States Department of Justice Press Release, dated September 8, 2016, Roy Collin, former director of the Kankakee Valley Park District, was charged with defrauding the Park District. Former Executive Director of Kankakee Valley Park District Charged with Fraud Scheme Springfield, Ill....

JACKSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During Friday night's football game at School District 117, the Gray Noll Campaign, which included Morgan County State's Attorney Gray Noll, and Assistant Morgan County State's Attorney Chad Turner, "manned" the concession stand in Gray Noll campaign t-shirts. This, in our opinion, is...

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) - The Orland Park History Museum, which opened this past April in the former red-brick Village Hall building in Orland Park, has accepted into its archive collection a book that was banned by the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL), despite book-banning being...

JACKSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - After the article we published yesterday (with incriminating video) concerning the apparent Gray Noll campaign event held in the concession stand of the local school district, Morgan County's appointed State's Attorney Gray Noll has scrubbed his campaign Facebook page of all evidence...