Monday, May 13, 2013
The village of Lake in the Hills has new leadership.
Last week, Ed Plaza, who served as the Lake in the Hills village president for the past 12 years, bid farewell as Paul Mulcahy took the reigns as the village's new leader. Plaza did not run for re-election this past April. Mulchay, a village board trustee, won the village president seat over Bill Dustin. In a five-minute speech, Plaza thanked staff members and trustees, spoke of the accomplishments the village saw during his tenure and spoke kindly of Mulcahy, who he said was "dedicated to the village of Lake in the Hills," according to the Northwest Herald. Plaza also said the village board needs to stand its ground in opposition to a proposed continuous flow intersection at Algonquin and Randall roads and said he "will be back" if the …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The village of Lake in the Hills is replacing a storm sewer pipe on March 10.
The village of Lake in the Hills will be replacing the storm sewer pipe that runs underneath Indian Trail Road at Meadow Lane on May 10. In order to replace the pipe, Indian Trail Road will be closed from Meadow Lane to Woodland Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. so the crew can perform the work. If you have any questions regarding the storm sewer pipe replacement, please contact the Village of Lake in the Hills at (847) 960-7500. For updated information visit the village of Lake in the Hills website. Source: Village of LITH press release
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
This week’s warmer temperatures have made it feel like spring is finally here.
The trees and flowers are finally starting to bloom. It’s been a difficult few weeks, especially for families hit by the Fox River flooding, so it’s nice to see people venture out and see nature come alive. Share your spring photos with Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch. It's easy, just click on "Upload Photos and Videos" above.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Bob Huckins is one of four candidates running for three open trustee seats on Lake in the Hills Village Board.
Friday, March 15
Name: Bob Huckins Age: 53 Family: Married, two daughters Education: Bachelor's degree in business/marketing from National University Occupation: Account executive for an event marketing company Previous elected or appointed offices: 6 years village board trustee; Board member – Business Relations Committee; Board member – Planning and Zoning Committee; Vice Chair – Parks and Rec Committee Position sought: Re-election as Village Trustee Political party: Republican Campaign e-mail address: email@example.com What is the primary reason you are running for this office? My passion for this village. To continue working with staff and other elected officials making this a preferred place to live in McHenry County. What will be your single most …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Find out what businesses recently set up shop in Lake in the HIlls.
A handful of new businesses have opened in Lake in the Hills in recent weeks. Those businesses include: “It is a pleasure to welcome these new businesses to the Village of Lake in the Hills” states Village Administrator Gerald Sagona. “I would encourage everyone to use our Village merchants whenever possible and help out our local economy.”
Monday, February 4, 2013
The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department will accepting registrations on Feb. 18.
Monday, February 4
The Village of Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation will begin taking registration for 2013 – 2014 preschool students in February. Residents can register starting Feb. 18, and registration opens to non-residents on March 4. Parents can register their child at Lake in the Hills Village Hall on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to process a new student, village staff need a copy of the child’s birth certificate, most recent immunization / physical records, and the registration fee. The $60 resident, or $70 non-resident, registration fee covers all supplies, snacks, and student field trip fees for the year. The fees are non-refundable. Staff members from the Lake in the Hills Preschool Academy will be available at an open house …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Illinois General Assembly is currently considering the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.
The village of Lake in the Hills is taking steps to prepare for the possible passage of a bill that would allow medical marijuana in Illinois. The Lake in the Hills Committee of a Whole will have the chance to discuss Tuesday night a proposal that would allow the LITH planning and zoning commission to review and make recommendations for zoning ordinance amendments if the bill passes. The proposed state law, known as the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, would allow nonprofit medical cannabis organizations to grow, harvest and distribute cannabis. The proposal would allow medical marijuana to be distributed from one center in each Illinois Senate District. If the bill does pass, the village of LITH would not be …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The 110-space lot will be located at the southwest corner of Route 31 and Virginia Road.
A new park-and-ride facility in Lake in the Hills will give commuters a designated place to meet for carpooling purposes. The Lake in the Hills Village Board on Thursday approved variances for the park-and-ride lot, which will be built by McHenry County Division of Transportation, according to village board documents. The lot will located at the southwest corner of Virginia Road and Route 31 in Lake in the Hills and will have 110 spaces. Construction is expected to start this summer and take a couple months, according to the Northwest Herald. The project will be paid for by a $1 million federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement grant, which should cover the cost of design and construction, according to the NW Herald.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Join in the holiday fun tonight at Lake in the HIlls Village Hall.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
In the past 60 years, Lake in the Hills has transformed from a quiet, rural community to a village of 28,975 today. The Lake in the Hills Historical Society provided Patch with photos that depict some of the village's history.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The village of Lake in the Hills has come a long way from its rural, quiet beginning. Thursday marks the 60th anniversary of a village that was first built up around Woods Creek Lake in the 1920s, saw rapid expansion during the 1990s and continues to flourish today as a great place to live and raise a family. To mark the occasion, the village of Lake in the Hills will host an open house at 9 a.m. Thursday at village hall, 600 Harvest Gate. There will be cake and coffee as well as a power point presentation with photos depicting the history of Lake in the Hills. A member from Lake in the Hills Historical Society will present and have additional historical items on display. If you can't make the open house, several of the photos will be …