Category: Fiscally Speaking

Maywood Hits Jackpot, Will Collect Revenue From Chicago Casino

Thursday, June 6, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

For all intents and purposes, one municipality in Proviso Township just hit the jackpot. The Illinois House and Senate passed a bill on June 2 that would authorize the construction of six new casinos in the state. And the portion of the revenue from a proposed casino to be built in Chicago would go to the village of Maywood. 

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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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