EDITORIAL: Putting ‘Toxic’ Water Into Proper Context
Editorial

EDITORIAL: Putting ‘Toxic’ Water Into Proper Context

Monday, September 26, 2016 || By Michael Romain || EDITORIAL || @maywoodnews Yes, there’s stuff in the water. No, local governments aren’t to blame. No, you aren’t in immediate danger  The recent release of a report by the Environmental Working Group showing unsafe levels of the toxin hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, in the water supplies of more than 200 … Continue reading

Enough: Illinois Budget Standoff Must Be Resolved, Says State-Journal Register
Editorial / Fiscally Speaking / Government / Politics

Enough: Illinois Budget Standoff Must Be Resolved, Says State-Journal Register

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 || By State-Journal Register Editorial Board  Approximately 65 Illinois daily and weekly newspapers are running editorials today through the beginning of July, many on their front pages, on the need for an end to the state budget standoff. The State Journal-Register editorial board shared this editorial and urged other newspapers to … Continue reading

From The Review: Two-Faced Kevin McDermott
Editorial / Education / Reading from Around the Web / Township News

From The Review: Two-Faced Kevin McDermott

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || EDITORIAL  It didn’t take long, right about a year, for the school board at our Proviso High Schools to turn the subject back to its favorite topic. Itself. Always. Without exception. Without regard for the suffering of its students, the shame of its unending failure … Continue reading

EDITORIAL: Where We Went Wrong Reporting Wilhelmina Dunbar’s Termination
Editorial / Maywood Politics

EDITORIAL: Where We Went Wrong Reporting Wilhelmina Dunbar’s Termination

Thursday, February 4, 2016 || By THE VILLAGE FREE PRESS || Editorial  In a Jan. 22 post entitled, “Maywood HR Coordinator Wilhelmina Dunbar Terminated,” we reported that Dunbar had been fired from her position and, because we were unable to contact either Dunbar herself or Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr., who terminated Dunbar, we … Continue reading

Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste
Community Development / Editorial / Infrastructure

Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 || By Michael Romain  EDITORIAL | During an Oct. 20 regular board meeting, Maywood resident Dawn Williams-Rone expressed her dissatisfaction with the village’s high water bills — bills Rone, along with many other residents, are convinced are high unnecessarily. Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr., pointed out in a prior meeting … Continue reading