Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

BOLINGBROOK, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_50480" align="alignleft" width="185"] Felix George' Oath of Office[/caption] After a nearly 3-hour closed session, the DuPage Township Board of Trustees entertained a vote to appoint Felix George as Township Supervisor. The vote was a 2-2 tie, with the Township Clerk breaking the tie...

ALGONQUIN TOWNSHIP (ECWd) - UPDATE: Copy of Court Order inserted at end of article. Today, the McHenry County Circuit Court granted our Emergency Motion To Quash a subpoena from Algonquin Township directed at Dropbox, to obtain access to our Dropbox account. We asked to quash all future...

ALGONQUIN TOWNSHIP (ECWd) - Below are the unredacted Closed Session Minutes of the January 9, 2019 meeting of the Algonquin Township Board. The Board had previously released a redacted version, but this unredacted version plays a part in a future article we will publish. The key things unredacted...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - The Jasper County Community School District No. 1 has received a Motion for Sanctions against it alleging one of its employees committed witness tampering by threatening and intimidating a witness in a federal lawsuit. A Federal lawsuit was brought against the Jasper County...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois Senator Melinda Bush, (D) 31st District, apparently thinks more government secrets are better. Bush filed Senate Bill 0196 on January 30, 2019. This Bill would permit a public body to hire "independent contractors" in secret, outside the prying eyes of the public. It would...