Broadview Opts Out of Minimum Wage Ordinance | 25th Ave. Overpass to be Dedicated to Former Bellwood Mayor
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Broadview Opts Out of Minimum Wage Ordinance | 25th Ave. Overpass to be Dedicated to Former Bellwood Mayor

A member of the Chicago-based advocacy group Black Workers Matter during a June 15 march in Forest Park protesting that village’s decision to opt-out of the Cook County minimum wage ordinance. | William Camargo/Wednesday Journal  Thursday, June 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || OPINION || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7 p.m. Last week, the village of … Continue reading

Area Chambers of Commerce Install New Officials, Give Awards and Scholarships
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Area Chambers of Commerce Install New Officials, Give Awards and Scholarships

Newly installed officers of the Bellwood, Broadview and Maywood Chambers of Commerce during a June 7 awards and scholarship banquet. | Below, Chris Kennedy, the night’s keynote speaker. || Michael Romain/VFP Saturday, June 10, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews New officers of the Bellwood, Broadview and Maywood Chambers of Commerce were installed during … Continue reading

Construction Trades Training Center to Open in Bellwood this October
Business / Economic Development

Construction Trades Training Center to Open in Bellwood this October

The future site of a new training center for apprentices of the Cement Masons Local 502 and the Plasterers Local 5, which is scheduled to for completion in October. | Michael Romain/VFP  Tuesday, May 30, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews  A new training center for apprentices of the Cement Masons Local 502 and … Continue reading

Currie Motors Could Be Headed Back to Roosevelt in Nearby Forest Park
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Currie Motors Could Be Headed Back to Roosevelt in Nearby Forest Park

Friday, May 26, 2017 || By Robert J. Lifka for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews After a seven-year absence, Currie Chevrolet might return to the corner of Roosevelt Road and Desplaines Avenue. At Monday’s village council meeting, Mayor Anthony Calderone announced that Currie officials have requested financial incentives from the village if they move the … Continue reading