District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities
Education / Elections / Politics

District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities

March 14, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The latest available campaign finance disclosures for a pair of political action committees backing competing slates in the upcoming April 4 Proviso District 209 school board election show a wide gap in funding and, for one slate, thousands of dollars from groups … Continue reading

We Want Your Questions for Political Candidates Running in April | Meet the Candidates on Saturday
Elections / Government / Politics

We Want Your Questions for Political Candidates Running in April | Meet the Candidates on Saturday

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 || By Editorial Team || @maywoodnews The Village Free Press is preparing to interview candidates who are running for local elected seats in the upcoming April 4 election, but before we start asking questions, we want input from citizens. If you, or someone you know, have questions for candidates running for the … Continue reading

Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal
Elections / Government / Maywood Politics

Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins. | File Friday, February 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews After surviving an objection to her nominating papers — which entailed an undisclosed amount of legal fees and several days spent knocking on doors and pounding the pavement — Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins is blasting a recent challenge that was brought against … Continue reading

Hearings on Candidate Objections Against Mayor Perkins, Trustee Dorris and Luther Spence Extended to Jan. 13
Breaking News / Elections / Maywood Politics

Hearings on Candidate Objections Against Mayor Perkins, Trustee Dorris and Luther Spence Extended to Jan. 13

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Three people who filed to run for Mayor of Maywood and are facing objections to their candidacies will have to wait to see whether they’ll make it on the ballot for the April 4 election. Public hearings on the objections filed against Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, … Continue reading

Breaking: Two Maywood Mayoral Candidates Removed from Ballot
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Breaking: Two Maywood Mayoral Candidates Removed from Ballot

Tuesday, January 3, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 6 p.m. Two people who filed petitions to run for Mayor of Maywood in the upcoming April 4 election will not appear on the ballot after objections to their candidacies were upheld during local electoral board hearings today. Objections to the candidacy of Quincy … Continue reading

Maywood Mayoral, Clerk and Trustee Candidates Officially File | Several Face Challenges
Elections / Government

Maywood Mayoral, Clerk and Trustee Candidates Officially File | Several Face Challenges

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins and Village Clerk Viola Mims. | File Wednesday, December 28, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews With the Dec. 19 filing deadline having passed, the race for the three open trustee seats and one open mayoral seat on the Maywood Board of Trustees, in addition to an open village clerk … Continue reading