Will County

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - HB 3141, sponsored by Representatives Brad Halbrook and Darren Bailey received a unanimous vote in the Illinois House last week. Sen. Chapin Rose has sponsored it in the Senate. This Bill is designed to eliminate the uncertainty immediately following a vacancy in the...

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....

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...

Will Co. (ECWd) - As we continue to discover matters with ties to the ex-Supervisor of DuPage Township, Bill Mayer, it appears clear the financial problems plaguing him have spilled over into what should be serious concerns for the Township. We recently exposed his tax-free health insurance...

BOLINGBROOK, IL. (ECWd) - During the Executive Session of the DuPage Township Board of Trustees meeting, held February 15, 2019, "heated" discussions were held between Trustees - this was the closed session in which they discussed appointing Felix George as Supervisor. According to emails received via an...

Will Co. (ECWd) - The old phrase of what comes first; the chicken or the egg seems to come into play quite a bit when we look at local government and their operations. Former DuPage Township Supervisor Bill Mayer appears to have once again taken steps which...

WILMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_50596" align="alignleft" width="92"] Trustee Spinelli[/caption] We have been notified that the current Wesley Township Highway Commissioner, Travis Parsley, has file a Police report with the Wilmington Police Department alleging Wesley Township Trustee, James Spinelli, illegally obtained keys to the building owned by...

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...