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May 29, 2024

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - More denials of public records requests, keeping more secrets - simply routine business in the City of Carlinville, and unfortunately for Carlinville taxpayers, they choose to hide public records instead of complying with the Freedom of Information Act. During Carlinville's February 19, 2018...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A lawsuit has been filed in Macoupin County Circuit Court challenging the authority of the City of Carlinville and Village of Dorchester to form a private water company with Jersey County Rural Water Company for the purpose of developing a private regional...

Kankakee, IL. (ECWd) - The Kankakee County Executive Committee will hold a meeting today at 9:00 a.m. to discuss, in part, the appointment of Rende O. Langlois as a Commissioner to the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority. He had held this post previously and resigned last year after...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor issued a determination letter stating that it was "unable to conclude" and their office had "insufficient evidence" to determine that Jasper County School Board held an improper closed session meeting-after-the-meeting on December 18, 2017. This stems...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The reported (see WAND, WCIA and WTHI) incident of an individual showing up at the Edgar County Sheriff's Department trying to pass himself off as a Federal Agent has gotten much attention in the press lately, and we put together a timeline...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - During at least the last two Jasper County School Board meetings, their attorney, Anthony Loizzi, from Hodges Loizzi Eisenhammer Rodick & Kohn LLP, displayed a disrespectful, interruptive, and disruptive attitude towards School Board member Earnest and in some cases, towards citizens attending...

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