In Wake Of Legalization, Cannabis Education Summits Headed To Maywood

Sunday, June 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Come Jan. 1, 2020, recreational marijuana use and possession will be legal in Illinois, and one Maywood woman wants to make sure that minorities don’t miss out on what’s likely to be a booming industry.

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The Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise

Thursday, June 6, 2019 || By John Rice/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Golf season is in full swing, so I lament the loss of Bushwood Driving Range. It operated on the west bank of the Des Plaines River at Madison Street from 2002 to 2010, literally a stone’s throw from Forest Park. I assumed Bushwood closed because it was no longer profitable, but there was a darker reason for its demise. 

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Officials Break Ground On Addison Creek Reservoir Projects In Bellwood

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Bellwood Trustee M.C. Robinson, Bellwood Clerk Janel Moreland, MWRD President Kari Steele, Bellwood Mayor Andre Harvey and Bellwood Trustees Michael J. Ciavattone and Ronald Nightengale during the groundbreaking for the Addison Creek Reservoir projects on Wednesday. | Shanel Romain

Officials with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, the village of Bellwood, Cook County and other government bodies and agencies gathered on April 24 for a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of the future Addison Creek Reservoir at 2795 Washington Blvd. in Bellwood.

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