Illinois Prairie Path Cleanup Saturday, April 29, 8:45 AM
Community Development / Environment / Events

Illinois Prairie Path Cleanup Saturday, April 29, 8:45 AM

Friday, April 28, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews The Illinois Prairie Path, which runs through many communities throughout the state (including Maywood and Bellwood), needs sprucing up! Each year, community members throughout the area come together for an annual cleanup. Join us as we clean up the Maywood and Bellwood section of the … Continue reading

At Resource Fair, Maywood Seniors Enjoy Chair Yoga
Community Notebook / Events / Health / Lifestyle

At Resource Fair, Maywood Seniors Enjoy Chair Yoga

Senior citizens participate in Chair Yoga during the April 22 Ideas for Life Senior Fair held in Maywood. Below, a senior receives a free health screening. | Michael Romain/VFP Thursday, April 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews More than 100 senior citizens packed the Maywood Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave., last Saturday … Continue reading

A Grocery Store Looks to Open Inside Former Maywood Market
Business / Economic Development / Government / Real Estate

A Grocery Store Looks to Open Inside Former Maywood Market

The former Maywood Market, located at 615 S. 5th Ave., which closed in 2011. | Google Earth Thursday, April 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Less than six months after Aldi — Maywood’s only full-service grocery store — closed, another grocer is looking to move into the village. Ali Hamden, an entrepreneur who … Continue reading

Breaking: Lyft Driver Killed in Maywood on Thursday
Breaking News / Crime / Policing

Breaking: Lyft Driver Killed in Maywood on Thursday

Thursday, April 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews One man is dead after a shooting that happened at the corner of Oak Street and 14th Avenue in Maywood Thursday morning. According to Maywood police, Adaranijo Adekunte, 53, was fatally injured during a shooting that reportedly happened at around 1:36 a.m. Adekunte, whose place … Continue reading

Maywood LLOC Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Wednesday, April 26, 7 PM
Noted / Board Meetings / Government

Maywood LLOC Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Wednesday, April 26, 7 PM

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews A Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting is scheduled to take place tonight, Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items to be discussed include (for a full agenda packet, click here): Discussion and approval to move to … Continue reading