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When we started this site, the postings were made as the site itself.  This was done to ensure that the public didn’t mistake my views as a private citizen for those coming from a village employee.  However, during the last election, my identity as an employee of the Village of Carpentersville was revealed by several of […]

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Time for another Department Manager

Truthfully, it’s been too long without a department head leaving.  Here in Carpentersville, we currently average a department manager loss about once every 4 months.  Apparently it’s time to get rid of another one!!!  Facebook has been abuzz with this tidbit: Carpentersville Seeks New Fire Chief I certainly hope that any potential Fire Chief that […]

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Handwriting Analysis Request

A while back, we reported that there was an anonymous report of a forgery involving a Disciplinary Document that was used to “entice”” former HR Director Mogren to accept a settlement agreement during the investigation into her behavior. Well, the village has again been ordered by the Attorney General’s office to turn over a document […]

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Public Duty Doctrine

The Illinois Supreme Court has recently ruled that the Public Duty Doctrine was no longer necessary and has struck it down.  I tend to follow these things because they affect my full time employment, and I’ve had a chance to do some digging as to what this is – and what it means.  Please feel […]

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Post Election

First, I’d like to offer my congratulations to the winners of yesterday’s elections.  Both Trustee Sabbe and Trustee Humpfer have declared their intent to listen and be honest.  I welcome that, and I WILL hold you to it!  Election seasons are rarely as contentious as they were this time, and it was definitely a knock-down […]

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