Monday, December 11, 2017

2014 Tire Amnesty

The famed inventor Charles Goodyear changed the world in 1839 when he accidentally dropped a mixture of India rubber and sulfur onto a hot stove and turned a flimsy gum into the sturdy stuff which today is the modern tire. But that same wonder material that has become a staple of modern society has become […]

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2014 Compost Availability

In order to build a great garden or lawn a solid foundation needs to be established.  This can be done by adding compost.  Compost is simply a decayed organic matter such as fallen leaves, dead plants and grass clippings. It is rich in nutrients that aid in plant growth and make a great soil additive.  […]

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2013 Open House

The Palatine Township Road District held its 1st Annual Road District Meet & Greet on Saturday, October 12 from noon until 5:00 p.m.  Although the weather was not exciting, the atmosphere was!  Several families and interested individuals visited the Road District Garage.  They were greeted by our friendly staff and Highway Commissioner, Tom Kaider.  Upon […]

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2013 Open House (pre-affair)

The Palatine Township Road District is excited to announce its 1st Annual Road District Meet & Greet on Saturday, October 12 from noon until 5:00 p.m.  Stop by the Road District Office, located on 530 N. Smith Street, to meet the team responsible for the upkeep of the Township’s roads.   Attendees will tour the district […]

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2013-04-18 Rainfall Totals

From Late Morning on Thursday April 17 to Late Morning on Friday April 18, we received approximately 4.3 inches of rain. The pdf documents below show how the rain fell.  If we take the core of the storm from noon on Thursday to 6:00 am on Friday morning we received 3.52 inches.  Based on Bulletin 70 Spring […]

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Disaster Assistance

Federal Disaster Aid to Illinois Residents Reaches $51 Million: In the nearly two weeks since 11 counties in Illinois were declared a major disaster area, federal assistance has reached $51 million, distributed among more than 17,000 individuals and households. The latest summary of federal assistance to individuals and households that suffered losses due to the […]

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Sky Lantern Ban

On May 14, 2013, the Office of the State Fire Marshal’s (OSFM) Consumer Fireworks Review Committee voted to place Sky Lanterns on the “Prohibited Consumer Fireworks” list. Sky Lanterns, or as they are sometimes called, Floating Lanterns, Wishing Lanterns and Celebrations Lanterns, are airborne paper lanterns. The lanterns contain a small candle or fuel cell […]

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2013-04-17 and 18 Rain Storm Event

A Spring Rain Storm with Flooding is expected for our area … Taken from the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office for Chicago, IL “A strong storm system will impact the middle of the country during midweek and spread rain into the region from Wednesday through Thursday. Heavy rainfall is likely, and the potential for severe storms […]

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2013 Compost Availability

In order to build a great garden or lawn a solid foundation needs to be established.  This can be done by adding compost.  Compost is simply a decayed organic matter such as fallen leaves, dead plants and grass clippings. It is rich in nutrients that aid in plant growth and make a great soil additive.  […]

Read more...

2013 Tire Amnesty

The famed inventor Charles Goodyear changed the world in 1839 when he accidentally dropped a mixture of India rubber and sulfur onto a hot stove and turned a flimsy gum into the sturdy stuff which today is the modern tire. But that same wonder material that has become a staple of modern society has become […]

Read more...

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