A Grocery Store Looks to Open Inside Former Maywood Market
Business / Economic Development / Government / Real Estate

A Grocery Store Looks to Open Inside Former Maywood Market

The former Maywood Market, located at 615 S. 5th Ave., which closed in 2011. | Google Earth Thursday, April 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Less than six months after Aldi — Maywood’s only full-service grocery store — closed, another grocer is looking to move into the village. Ali Hamden, an entrepreneur who … Continue reading

Maywood LLOC Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Wednesday, April 26, 7 PM
Noted / Board Meetings / Government

Maywood LLOC Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Wednesday, April 26, 7 PM

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews A Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting is scheduled to take place tonight, Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items to be discussed include (for a full agenda packet, click here): Discussion and approval to move to … Continue reading

Maywood Students Represent Village in Washington D.C.
Community Notebook / Government / Noted

Maywood Students Represent Village in Washington D.C.

Maywood youth delegates with their parents and/or guardians, and Trustee Isiah Brandon, far left. | Below, they pose with other members of the Maywood Board of Trustees. || Michael Romain/VFP Monday, April 24, 2017 || By Community Editor|| @maywoodnews Earlier this month, five high school students selected to represent Maywood as youth delegates at the … Continue reading

In Maywood, Officials Break Ground on $100M Railroad Project
Government / Infrastructure / Transit

In Maywood, Officials Break Ground on $100M Railroad Project

Metra, UP and local, county and state elected officials break ground on April 21 in Maywood on a project to install a third track between River Forest and Melrose Park. || Below, Lois Baumann reads from The Little Engine that Could during the ceremony.| Spooner Baumann/Spooner Photography Friday, April 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain … Continue reading

Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First
Education / Elections / Government

Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First

A Proviso Together volunteer counts vote tallies as they come in on April 4. William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Wednesday, April 19, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews Recent campaign finance disclosures reveal Proviso Together, the political action committee that backed four winning candidates in the April 4 District 209 school board … Continue reading

Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Today, Tuesday, April 18, 7 PM
Board Meetings / Government

Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Today, Tuesday, April 18, 7 PM

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews A regular meeting of the Maywood board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, April 18, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items up for discussion (for the full agenda packet, click here): Presentation of Proclamation for Comcast Day … Continue reading