Needs of the Community

Readers of this blog, and to the community in Carpentersville … what are the needs of the community?  What is it that Trustees are supposed to do? There are so many answers for that – unique to each resident, and as wide and diverse as the members of our community.  There are so many things […]

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Crying Broke

Every year we endure our Manager and Village Board Members and their endless complaining of employee compensation, benefits and just how bad a financial situation the Village is in.  President Ritter sits up there lambasting the pensions (while he draws one,) Trustee Humpfer pays lip service to our financial woes and the greedy employees who […]

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Everyone Grab your Wheelbarrow!

It’s time to renovate the management in our town!  That’s right my fellow Carpentersville residents, businesses and interested people, it’s time to start collecting nominating signatures in our Fair Village for the open positions on the Village Board! For a little over a year now, we at Save Carpentersville have been exposing the inadequacies of our […]

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Public Safety is Critical

Why is public safety, police and fire so critical?  As residents, we might be tempted to answer something like “because they protect us if something happens.”  There are some general truths, such as – someone will always show up to help you when you call 9-1-1.  It’s the system that 9-1-1 was founded on.  Villages […]

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