Mariano’s now open in Crystal Lake

May 12, 2018 by  

The first Mariano’s in McHenry County opened recently in Crystal Lake, to such enthusiasm that the store opened its doors 15 minutes ahead of schedule. The gesture was to [Read more]

McHenry County Gardenfest on the way

April 4, 2018 by  

Gardeners, plant enthusiasts, and others who are simply interested in nature will no doubt enjoy the upcoming Gardenfest to be held in Crystal Lake at McHenry County College.

The keynote speaker is [Read more]

Three Oaks to get new food vendor

March 10, 2018 by  

Crystal Lake officials are looking for a new vendor to operate a restaurant at the Three Oaks Recreation Area. Seven restaurants have submitted proposals, and the village will decide by the end of the month who will take over the concessions previously run by [Read more]

Assisi Animal Foundation already planning anniversary bash

February 8, 2018 by  

The Assisi Animal Foundation (AAF) has been operating in Crystal Lake for almost 30 years, so will celebrate an anniversary this year. Shelter operators already have [Read more]

Crystal Lake welcomes new superstore

January 4, 2018 by  

Steinhafels, a furniture superstore, is on its way to Crystal Lake, where it will open its 18th location in the Northern Illinois/Wisconsin area.

A family-owned business that [Read more]

Colonial Cafe gives back

December 5, 2017 by  

Colonial Cafe has announced that it is holding its annual Match Day, when the restaurant chain will match the donations made to the Salvation Army in the area, up to $30,000.

Provided they do not go [Read more]

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]

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