Category: Government

Maywood Officials: Village Should Take Over And Clean Up ‘Nuisance’ Property

Thursday, April 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The multiunit building on 5th Ave. and Quincy in Maywood that village board members unanimously deemed a public nuisance. | Google Earth 

A multiunit apartment building at the corner of 5th Ave. and Quincy St. in Maywood is in the crosshairs of village officials who have deemed it a “chronic public nuisance.”

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At Loyola, Cardinal Cupich Addresses Gun Violence Epidemic

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich visits Loyola Medical Center on April 17. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine   

During a visit to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on April 17, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago, told a gathering of doctors, nurses and chaplains at the hospital that he supports the Gun Dealer Licensing Act (or SB 1657).

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Regular Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight, April 17, 7 PM

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m., at village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items up for discussion and/or action include (click here for the full agenda packet):

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Maywood Park District Breaks Ground On 809 Building Renovations

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Park District officials and other community leaders break ground on renovations to 809 Madison St. on Tuesday. | VFP 

Community leaders gathered in front of the former children’s receiving home at 809 Madison St. on April 10 to break ground on a $1.8 million renovation project that would allow the building to reopen this year as a community center.

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Maywood Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Tuesday, April 3, 7 PM

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, April 3, 7 p.m., at Maywood Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items to be discussed include (for a full agenda packet, click here).

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Bellwood Library Director To Resign

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Jacqueline Spratt (pictured in pink dress), at a library board meeting last year. | File 

The executive director of the Bellwood Public Library has announced that she plans on resigning. During a phone interview on March 28, Jacqueline Spratt said that she verbally informed Dorothy Clark-Smith, the library board president, of her intentions today.

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