Pick Up the May Issue of Village Free Press in Print or Read it Online Now
Community Development / Noted

Pick Up the May Issue of Village Free Press in Print or Read it Online Now

The cover of the May edition of Village Free Press. Click the image above to start reading it online.  Friday, May 19, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews The May edition of the monthly Village Free Press print publication is now available at the following locations. We’ll be dropping papers off at numerous businesses throughout … Continue reading

209 Together to Host Community Meeting on May 17
Community Development / Events / Notification

209 Together to Host Community Meeting on May 17

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 5:48 p.m.  The community group 209 Together will host a community meeting on Wednesday, May 17 to discuss recent education-related changes that have happened in the local public schools in Proviso Township. “In the past three years some incredible change has happened and there is … Continue reading

Organic Veggie Boxes, Cooking Classes and Farm Visits Offered Right Out of Maywood
Community Development / Food / Health / Notification

Organic Veggie Boxes, Cooking Classes and Farm Visits Offered Right Out of Maywood

Monday, May 15, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Time is running out to sign up for a veggie box for pickup in Maywood this summer. Deliveries begin on Thursday, June 8 and the last day to sign up is Saturday, May 27. Here’s a sample of last season’s boxes to give you an idea of … Continue reading

At Proviso East, YMCA-trained Lifeguards Revive Old Pool
Community Development / Education / Parks & Recreation

At Proviso East, YMCA-trained Lifeguards Revive Old Pool

Proviso East students participate in a drill during the last day of a 5-week Red Cross lifeguard and training certification program provided through a partnership between the Oak Park-based West Cook YMCA and Proviso Township High Schools District 209. | Submitted photos [West Cook YMCA and Proviso Township Districts 209] Tuesday,  May 9, 2017 || … Continue reading

Proviso Township Seeking Donations for Troops
Community Development / Noted

Proviso Township Seeking Donations for Troops

Grateful soldiers receiving care packages from Operation Care Package. | Operation Care Package/operationcarepackages.org Wednesday, May 3, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews Throughout the month of May, the Proviso Public Partnership, in collaboration with Operation Care Package, will be accepting donations from community members to be packaged and distributed to troops overseas. Community members in Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood, … Continue reading

Maywood Pit Bull Owners Pressing Village to Change Regulations
Community Development / Government

Maywood Pit Bull Owners Pressing Village to Change Regulations

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The Maywood Board of Trustees is considering changing an ordinance regulating the ownership of pit bulls in Maywood after numerous residents have complained that the local law unnecessarily stigmatizes the dog breed and places undue burdens on the owners. “You guys have a rule about … Continue reading