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Loyola Receives Grant to Develop Health Improvement Program for Low-Income Maywood Families
Community Notebook / Health / Press Release

Loyola Receives Grant to Develop Health Improvement Program for Low-Income Maywood Families

Friday, February 27, 2015 || Originally Published: 2/18/15 || Loyola University Health System Newsroom  Newswise — MAYWOOD, Il. – Loyola University Chicago health sciences researchers have received a $500,000 grant from the George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities, based in Arlington Heights, Ill., for a 10-year study to improve the health of low-income minority residents … Continue reading

Special Board Meeting/LLOC Tonight, Feb. 25, 6:30 PM
Board Meetings / Government / Notifications

Special Board Meeting/LLOC Tonight, Feb. 25, 6:30 PM

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR A Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting is taking place tonight, Feb. 25, 6:30 PM. A special board meeting will follow immediately afterward. Among items to be discussed: Village Manager’s Report(s): 1) A Resolution Approving and Authorizing execution of a Pool Use Agreement to be entered … Continue reading

New Maywood Cell Phone Repair Shop Wants to Do Good While Doing Business
Business / Community Development / Community Notebook / Economic Development

New Maywood Cell Phone Repair Shop Wants to Do Good While Doing Business

Jaime Quintero with Mayor Perkins during a Feb. 21 meet-and-greet at Advanced Tech, 507 W. Lake St, Maywood. (Michael Romain/Editor).  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 || By Michael Romain || Update: 12:59 PM Jaime Quintero, the owner of Advanced Tech Mobile Device Solutions, opened for business in Maywood in September 2014, but already he’s exploring ways … Continue reading

State and local lawmakers react to Rauner’s ‘Chopping Block’ Budget
Fiscally Speaking / Government / Maywood Politics / Politics / Reading from Around the Web

State and local lawmakers react to Rauner’s ‘Chopping Block’ Budget

Sunday, February 22, 2015 || By Michael Romain  Over the past several days since Gov. Rauner’s Feb. 18 budget address, there has been a tidal wave of reactions from state and local lawmakers–much of them penchant critiques of the governor’s cost-cutting. The Chicago Sun-Times created a handy list of ten areas on “Rauner’s chopping block.” … Continue reading

Maywood, Melrose Park, Other Suburbs Could Lose Millions in Revenue Under Gov. Rauner’s Budget
Fiscally Speaking / Government

Maywood, Melrose Park, Other Suburbs Could Lose Millions in Revenue Under Gov. Rauner’s Budget

Gov. Bruce Rauner. Illinois News Network. Sunday, February 22, 2015 || By Michael Romain More than $1 million could be at stake for Maywood if Guv’s budget is approved Newly elected Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has already riled many interest groups and residents in the state with the announcement, during his Feb. 18 budget address, … Continue reading

Campaign Manager, Mom, Business Owner–All on Five Hours of Sleep
Education / Politics / Township News

Campaign Manager, Mom, Business Owner–All on Five Hours of Sleep

. Friday, February 20, 2015 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || 1/17/15 || Tom Holmes In addition to owning the Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor and being the mother of three children, Forest Park resident Connie Brown has been investing 30 hours a week as the campaign manager for Ned Wagner, Claudia Medina and … Continue reading