Crystal Lake welcomes secondhand shop

November 6, 2017 by  

Crystal Lake is now the home of Bella Blu, a consignment shop owned by Cheryl Strom.

The store is on [Read more]

Crystal Lake celebrates kindness of legend

October 7, 2017 by  

Crystal Lake residents and people from throughout the area recently enjoyed the Johnny Appleseed Festival.

The event is based on [Read more]

Sunset Festival attendees bid summer goodbye

September 14, 2017 by  

Some 20,000 people from Lake in the Hills and surrounding communities, including Crystal Lake, said farewell to summer with the Summer Sunset Festival recently.

This is the 16th year for [Read more]

Crystal Lake schools honored

August 19, 2017 by  

Nine Crystal Lake schools were recently honored for implementing a program known as ‘Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports’ (PBIS) during the last school year. The schools were all in District 47 of the [Read more]

Crystal Lake McDonald’s could get revamp

July 6, 2017 by  

McDonald’s would like to remodel its Crystal Lake location and add a second drive-thru lane, and recently received a recommendation that will help facilitate that process, according to an article in the Northwest Herald.

The Crystal Lake Planning and [Read more]

Thornton’s proposes gas station in Crystal Lake

June 8, 2017 by  

Bluestone Single Tenant Properties, based in Chicago, has brought a proposal before the Crystal Lake Planning and Zoning Commission. Bluestone would like to put a Thornton’s gas station in Crystal Lake, at the intersection of [Read more]

Mariano’s grocery coming to Crystal Lake

May 5, 2017 by  

Mariano’s, a specialty grocer serving the Chicago area, is set to open a new location in Crystal Lake, according to an article in My Suburban Life.

City officials believe this [Read more]

College to offer STEM camp this summer

April 9, 2017 by  

McHenry County College (MCC) in Crystal Lake will offer full-day camps in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects in order to prepare students for the next academic year.

For students from the [Read more]

City council approves plans for science center at MCC

March 11, 2017 by  

McHenry County College (MCC), a junior college in Crystal Lake, won unanimous approval from the city council to go ahead with its science center, which is projected to cost $16.8m.

In a presentation to the [Read more]

Raue Center offers wide-ranging February frolics

February 1, 2017 by  

The Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, has a list of events for the month of February that will no doubt keep locals’ calendars busy.

Among the highlights are a concert by [Read more]

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