From the Forest Park Review: Proviso East To Acquire $1.4M in Bonds for Repairs, AP Courses Now Offered and More
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From the Forest Park Review: Proviso East To Acquire $1.4M in Bonds for Repairs, AP Courses Now Offered and More

The following District 209 update is by Jean Lotus, editor of the Forest Park Review, a publication we’re proud to consider a partner: Proviso East High School needs $22 million worth of repairs,” said the Todd Drafall, the new finance director for Proviso Township High School District 209, on Friday. “And I’m sure I could … Continue reading

BREAKING: Anthony Thomas, Maywood Compliance Coordinator, Dies
Breaking News

BREAKING: Anthony Thomas, Maywood Compliance Coordinator, Dies

Anthony Thomas, the coordinator of compliance in the Village’s code enforcement division, died suddenly on Sunday. Information is limited as to what may have caused Mr. Thomas’s death. “He was a very caring, giving person,” said a colleague who requested to remain anonymous. “The man was a building inspector’s inspector. He was knowledgeable, intelligible and … Continue reading

Trustee Cheryl Ealey-Cross Sworn In, Disrupts Business As Usual
Board Meetings / Government / Maywood Politics

Trustee Cheryl Ealey-Cross Sworn In, Disrupts Business As Usual

By Michael Romain LAST TUESDAY, MAYWOOD — Moments after she took the oath of office to assume the trustee seat vacated by Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Cheryl Ealey-Cross faced the half-full Village chamber, noticed that she had no microphone at her seat like the other Board members and rather volubly requested that one be provided in … Continue reading

Governor Pat Quinn Signs Rep. Chris Welch’s Bill Providing Park Grants for Distressed Communities
Legislative Update

Governor Pat Quinn Signs Rep. Chris Welch’s Bill Providing Park Grants for Distressed Communities

The following is a statement released by the office of Rep. Chris Welch: WESTCHESTER, Ill. – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Chris Welch, D-Hillside, to provide land conservation grants in distressed areas for the purpose of developing parks and outdoor facilities was signed into law Friday. “This grant will improve local neighborhoods and help provide … Continue reading