Sun-Times: ‘Melrose Park Mayor OK With Deputy Chief’s Moonlighting’
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Sun-Times: ‘Melrose Park Mayor OK With Deputy Chief’s Moonlighting’

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 || Local News Curator || @maywoodnews The Chicago Sun-Times reported on March 18 that Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico “is standing behind his deputy police chief amid new questions about the high-ranking cop’s moonlighting.” The Sun-Times reports that Deputy Chief Michael Castellan works a side job as a plumbing contractor. “Several years … Continue reading

Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Tuesday, March 21, 7 PM
Board Meetings / Government

Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Tuesday, March 21, 7 PM

Tuesday, March 21 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, March 21, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among agenda items to be discussed (for the full agenda, click here): Resolution Approving the Filing of an Application by the … Continue reading

Breaking: Maywood Threatens to Shut Down LNR Family Store — For Good
Business / Government

Breaking: Maywood Threatens to Shut Down LNR Family Store — For Good

LNR Family Store, located at 1010 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood could be shut down. | File Wednesday, March 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews At a March 15, Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously moved to direct the village’s attorneys to begin the process of revoking … Continue reading

Maywood to Discuss Sanctuary City Ordinance at Tonight’s LLOC Meeting, March 15
Board Meetings / Government

Maywood to Discuss Sanctuary City Ordinance at Tonight’s LLOC Meeting, March 15

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The Maywood Board of Trustees will consider adopting either a “Sanctuary City” ordinance or a “Welcoming Resolution” at a Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting tonight, Wednesday, March 15, 7 p.m., at Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Last month, the board … Continue reading

Maywood LLOC Meeting Tonight, Wednesday, March 15, 7 PM
Board Meetings / Government

Maywood LLOC Meeting Tonight, Wednesday, March 15, 7 PM

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews A Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Wednesday, March 15, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items to be discussed (for the complete agenda packet, click here): Discussion … Continue reading

Melrose Park Mayor Refuses to Let Trustees Answer Questions on Welcoming Proposal
Government / Township News

Melrose Park Mayor Refuses to Let Trustees Answer Questions on Welcoming Proposal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Supporters of a proposed welcoming ordinance that would “draw a firm line between police and [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement], disentangling the criminal and immigration system,” according to a flyer circulated by the nonprofit PASO — West Suburban Action Project, were back in force at … Continue reading