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  1. Kick Off Fall in a New Gerstad Home

    Fall is in the air, and that means cooler weather, warm scarves, pumpkin spice lattes and high school football! Grab your jackets and be ready to show your school spirit as you support your local high schools by cheering on their football teams. Come out and see the McHenry Warriors […]

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  2. Country Feel Combines with City Conveniences at Williams Bay’s Bailey Estates

    This month, we are showcasing the spacious homes at Williams Bay’s Bailey Estates. This community of new homes combines a country setting with city conveniences, offering the best of both worlds. Homes are situated on oversized home sites of approximately one-half to one-and-a-quarter acre, giving the area a rural feel, […]

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  3. Kick-Off the New School Year with these Healthy Lunch Recipes

    ‘Tis the season for school supplies, teacher-student meet-and-greet sessions, homework, and planning for success in the coming year! While purchasing a new home in a fantastic school district in McHenry County is an important part of ensuring that your child receives a top-notch education, Gerstad Builders recognizes parents’ need to […]

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  4. McHenry County and St. Baldrick’s Foundation invite you to Go Bald for a Cause

    Since the first St. Baldrick’s event in 2000, thousands across the country have sacrificed the hair on their head to help fund the research of the Children’s Oncology Group. The first event, hosted by creators Tim Kenny, John Bender and Enda McDonnell, raised $104,000 and had 19 individuals shave their […]

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  5. Richmond New Home Residents Awaiting School Board Decisions

    While students residing in Richmond new homes may already be back in school for the spring, the Nippersink School District Two board’s decision over a tax abatement to accomplish its goals is still pending. Recently, board member met to discuss the suggested $3 million abatement, but they put off the […]

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  6. Back to School Tips For Our Families

    Summer may still be in the air, but fall is quickly approaching; and you know what that means. Soon school will be back in session. While you’re children start sharpening those pencils, packing their book bags and heading out the doors of their McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove or Richmond […]

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  7. Stop By Cruise Night and Cruise By McHenry County Real Estate

    Classic car enthusiasts will have a great selection of car shows to attend in the McHenry area over the summer! Downtown McHenry and downtown Richmond, Ill., will host Cruise Nights. Go for a spin every Monday night in McHenry from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Participants can park show cars in the […]

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  8. Congratulations Graduates!

    Gerstad Builders just wants to say congratulations to all of our neighborhood kids in Bailey Estates, Liberty Trails, The Trails of Dawson Creek and The Trails of Pheasant Ridge who are graduating from one school and moving on to the next step in life. Enjoy your summer, be safe and best wishes to you in […]

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  9. District 156 Referendum

    Are you aware that there will be two important local questions asked of you this November? Our McHenry High School District 156 is requesting two separate increases. Are you educated on these issues? We all wish for our children to have the best education possible, therefore you should cast your vote.  The key word here […]

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  10. Getting To and From School Safely

    Whether its walking to the bus stop or all the way to school.  Read and practice the following ideas to help your children arrive safely. Choose a specific route. Select a specific route for your child to follow.   Make this path the most direct route to your child’s destination.  Use sidewalks, crosswalks and crossing guards where available.  Be sure to tell […]

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