Maywood Wins Grant Funds For ‘Green Alley’ Resurfacing

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: An example of a green alley, this one in Los Angeles | The Trust for Public Land 

The village of Maywood was recently selected to receive grant funding to resurface six alleys in the village with material that will more effectively capture stormwater runoff and reduce residential flooding and basement backups.

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Maywood Board Denies Park Dist.’s Request To Waive $20K In Permit Fees

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The 809 W. Madison Building, owned by the Maywood Park District. | File 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently voted down a request by the Maywood Park District to reimburse $19,454 in building permit and plan review fees associated with the renovation of the park district’s 809 W. Madison building.

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D209 Contemplating Replacing The Indoor Track At Proviso West

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso West High School indoor track could be completely replaced before the start of the next indoor track and field season. | Runnerspace.com 

The indoor track at Proviso West High School, 4701 Harrison St. in Hillside, could get a complete overhaul soon.

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Maywood Trustee Wants Streets Named After Northica Stone, Eugene Moore

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Northica Stone, left, and Eugene Moore. | File

A Maywood trustee wants two streets in the village named after some prominent residents, one of whom died last month.

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Maywood Retains Law Firm, Joins Suit Against Opioid Makers, Dealers

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The village of Maywood has joined a growing list of municipalities named as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against “more than 20 pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries, drug distribution companies and three doctors who formerly ran an alleged opioid ‘pill mill’ out of a now-shuttered pain clinic in Riverside,” according to previous reporting.

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Maywood Approves Zoning Changes For Proposed Housing Developments

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A proposed housing development located at 1902 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, one of four buildings that IFF wants to build for low-income and disabled residents. | IFF 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently approved a series of zoning changes required for a nonprofit to construct rental housing for handicap residents.

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