Author: John Kraft

BOLINGBROOK, IL. (ECWd) - Apparently, former DuPage Township Supervisor William Mayer has a problem with people posting negative comments about him in the closed Facebook group "Bolingbrook Politics" and contacted his attorney to threaten at least one of its administrators. On March 22, 2019, attorney John R....

MATTOON, IL. (ECWd) - Happening now: Shores Jewelry fire in downtown Mattoon, Illinois. Emergency crews are on the scene. The fire started just prior to 6 p.m. today. No further information available at this time. Photos and video submitted by a reader are below: [gallery type="rectangular" ids="51097,51098,51099,51100,51101,51102,51103"] . [video width="480" height="848" mp4="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ShoresJewelry-Fire.mp4"][/video] .  ...

Homer Township (ECWd) - It appears that the Homer Township Fire Protection District is electioneering using fire district resources. On its webpage, HomerFire.org, it prominently displays a link to a video of the Fire Chief "explaining" the Bond referendum to those who choose to watch it. UPDATE: The...

McHenry Co., IL. (ECWd) - Today's Hearing on our Motion to Quash a second subpoena filed by Algonquin Township in their attempt at gaining access to our Dropbox folder resulted in the Court Ordering a Stay in Production until further Order of the Court. Algonquin Township told...