James Kelly

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...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Recent exposure of Anna May Miller's political work from public computers and the fuzzy math time cards has raised more questions than we can keep up with.  Miller was also a County Board member while being employed by her husband at the Algonquin Township...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Anna May Miller began working at the Township Road District for her husband in August of 1998 according to records obtained from the Road District. August of 2013 is the fifteen-year mark putting her at an entitlement of four weeks vacation each...

Algonquin Township (ECWd) - When Algonquin Township Trustee Melissa Victor was contemplating taking an open position for another public body, she asked the Township Attorney for advice on any conflict of interest with serving on both boards (simultaneous tenure). On June 26, 2017, Algonquin Township Attorney James...

ALGONQUIN TWP (ECWd) - Is Trustee Victor intimidating Gasser using threats of police action and the withholding of official action? According to the executive session minutes of a recent special meeting, the Township presented the Road District with a settlement offer in which the township and road...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - It appears from the records, the former Algonquin Township Road District Highway Commissioner Bob Miller was a busy man just prior to departing office. Records reflect there was a flurry of township road district cell phone transfers and phone purchases. It appears at...