Category: Government

Regular Maywood Board Of Trustees Meeting Scheduled Tonight, Tue., Feb. 19, 7 PM

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled to take place tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items up for consideration by the board (for the full agenda packet, click here):

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‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors!’

Monday, February 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 4:30 p.m.

Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch with state Rep. Kathleen Willis, right, during a Feb. 18 demonstration outside of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park. Welch and other community leaders have vowed to fight the hospital’s impending closure. | Alexa Rogals

A shivering crowd of at least 40 people gathered under snowfall and in 20-degree weather on Monday morning just across the street from Westlake to protest the recent decision by the hospital’s new owner to close the institution.

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Broadview Approves New Debt Management Policy

Friday, February 15, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson during a Jan. 16 meeting, where the board approved a new debt management policy. | Screenshot

The Village of Broadview is looking to improve is finances – including the way it borrows money. During a regular meeting on Jan. 16, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted 3-0 to approve a new debt management policy. Trustees  Judy Brown-Marino,  Sherman Jones and John Ealey were absent.

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