Tuesday, March 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
An area lawmaker is requesting that Gov. Bruce Rauner consider Maywood for a new federal tax incentive that its proponents say could lure jobs and economic development to distressed communities.
Continue reading “Welch Urges Gov. To Nominate Maywood As Economic Opportunity Zone”
Thursday, February 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey. | Courtesy Bellwood Chamber of Commerce
During a Feb. 21 breakfast hosted by the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce and Development and billed as a “fireside chat on economic development,” Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey gave a bird’s eye view of the village’s economic development progress since his election last April.
Continue reading “Bellwood Mayor Outlines State Of Local Economy At Chamber Breakfast”
Thursday, February 15, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Urban Partnership Bank in Bellwood. | Urban Partnership Bank
Crain’s Chicago Business reported on Thursday that Urban Partnership Bank, which was established after ShoreBank failed in 2010, “is seeking a buyer.” The bank has a branch located at 4310 St. Charles Rd., in Bellwood.
Continue reading “Urban Partnership Bank, Which Has A Branch In Bellwood, For Sale”
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
The Maywood Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., at Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave., to consider zoning relief related to a proposal from Interfaith Housing Development Corporation (IHDC) for a 72-unit mixed-use housing development at 800 to 820 S. 5th Avenue in Maywood.
Continue reading “Maywood Zoning Board To Meet Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7 PM, To Consider Zoning Relief”
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Proviso Township High Schools District 209 is collaborating with the Center for Economic Progress (CEP) to provide free tax preparation services to low-income students, families and community members in Proviso Township for four days this year.
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Could a Starbucks possibly be headed to Maywood?
Representatives with a Burr Ridge-based commercial real estate brokerage say that the idea of the global coffee behemoth landing another outpost in the west suburb isn’t all that far-fetched.
Continue reading “Maywood Board Hears Development Proposal For First And Lake Sites”
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11/29/17
Featured image: An architectural rendering of a proposed Artscape redevelopment in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood. | Artspace
If a group of community stakeholders in Maywood have their way, the village could be home to a redeveloped building that could include living and work space for artists, similar to developments that have been cropping up around the country over the last three decades.
Continue reading “Seeking Revitalization, Maywood Group Looks to Artist Lofts”