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It’s Official, Boyce Re-Hired; Proviso Supt. Search Narrows To Two Candidates
Education / Sports

It’s Official, Boyce Re-Hired; Proviso Supt. Search Narrows To Two Candidates

  Donnie Boyce, shown during a board meeting last year, was recently re-hired as a coach and security guard at Proviso East High School. | Wednesday Journal Thursday, February 11, 2016 || Originally Published: ABC 7 Eyewitness News || 2/9/16 A suburban basketball coach is getting his job back after he was fired more than a … Continue reading

Chronicle: Sheriff Re-opens Maywood Water Billing Fraud Investigation
Government / Investigations / Reading from Around the Web

Chronicle: Sheriff Re-opens Maywood Water Billing Fraud Investigation

Wednesday, February 10 2016 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || 2/9/16 || By Jean Lotus  When one Maywood village employee found a loophole in water bill liens double-paid to the village in 2012, she allegedly used the extra money to credit the accounts of fellow employees and others. One person who got a fraudulent … Continue reading

A Conversation With Bridgette Chatman Lewis On ‘Adopting’ Maywood, Attracting Corporations, The Lesson Of Maywood Market And More
Business / Community Development / Economic Development / Interviews

A Conversation With Bridgette Chatman Lewis On ‘Adopting’ Maywood, Attracting Corporations, The Lesson Of Maywood Market And More

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Last week, I sat down with Bridgette Chatman Lewis, pictured, a business strategist who was raised in Maywood and now owns a consulting firm, Chatman Lewis Consulting, which has offices in Oak Brook and Washington, D.C. Lewis is looking to bring in a manufacturer and a grocer … Continue reading

Maywood Seeks To Toughen Up On Property Owners With Delinquent Water Bills
Fiscally Speaking / Government

Maywood Seeks To Toughen Up On Property Owners With Delinquent Water Bills

An example of a water shutoff notice (not utilized by Maywood). | everydaytrish.com Wednesday, February 10, 2016 || By Michael Romain  Maywood staff members have recently reported a problem with renters who don’t pay their water bills while living in multi-unit buildings before moving out — and leaving landlords scratching their heads at the prospect … Continue reading

LLOC Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Feb. 10, 7 PM, (Agenda Packet Inside)
Board Meetings / Government / Notification

LLOC Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Feb. 10, 7 PM, (Agenda Packet Inside)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  A Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting is scheduled to take place tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 7 PM, at 125 S. 5th Avenue, Maywood. Among items to be discussed, include (for full agenda packet, click here): Public Items: A. Mayor’s Report and Theme: “A SHIFT IS … Continue reading

Maywood, Triton Celebrate Black History Month
Arts / Community Notebook / Noted

Maywood, Triton Celebrate Black History Month

Monday, February 8, 2016 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR || Updated: 2/10/16 Windows located outside of the Maywood municipal building at 40 Madison St., which were decorated by Washington Dual Language Academy students. | Photo submitted Students at Washington Dual Language Academy lent their creative impulses to a Black History Month Art Exhibit, which is currently … Continue reading