BREAKING: Hazardous Chemical Spill Reported at 9th Avenue and Wilcox Street
Breaking News / Emergencies

BREAKING: Hazardous Chemical Spill Reported at 9th Avenue and Wilcox Street

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 || By Michael Romain  Maywood residents have reported a possible hazardous chemical spill at the Water Works facility at 9th Avenue and Wilcox Street. Initial reports came in at around 9 AM this morning, with some reporting that the chemical involved is chlorine. No official word from village personnel yet. According to Chicago Fire Map, … Continue reading

District 209 Board Candidates Lay Out Opposing Positions
Education / Elections / Politics

District 209 Board Candidates Lay Out Opposing Positions

Harrell, Matthews and Raines-Welch. Wagner, Madina and Kelly Monday, March 30, 2015 || By Michael Romain  The District 209 Board of Education race is essentially a contest of two opposing visions. The two competing sides offered stark contrasts in both governing style and potential policy directions during Wednesday Journal endorsement interviews in March. The Children First … Continue reading

Milestones: Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Princess Dempsey Deemed ‘Excellent’ by Defender; Trustee Lightford a Gold Leader
Community Notebook

Milestones: Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Princess Dempsey Deemed ‘Excellent’ by Defender; Trustee Lightford a Gold Leader

Saturday, March 28, 2015 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR  Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins was selected as one of the Chicago Defender‘s 2015 Women of Excellence. Perkins was among several dozen other high-achieving individuals to recieve the award, including Broadview businesswoman Princess Dempsey, Illinois state representative Mary Flowers and Chicago alderman Pat Dowell. Elected in 2013, Perkins … Continue reading