Entries by Joyce Biondo


McHenry District 156 breaks ground on 70,000-sq.-ft. Center for Science, Technology, and Industry

McHenry High School District 156 school board members joined with more than 75 local McHenry officials, business leaders, teachers, students and staff Sept. 19 to officially mark the start of construction for the planned 70,000-square-foot Center for Science, Technology and Industry building extension at McHenry High School – West Campus. For District 156 officials, the […]


Residents happy with new Pingree Grove municipal center

About 150 people attended a ribbon cutting and open house Saturday for the new Pingree Grove municipal center, and the verdict was unanimous: It was a much-needed upgrade from the two trailers that used to house village hall. “It’s such an improvement,” resident Bob Nelson said. The new building also got major thumbs-up from village […]