Category: Government

Maywood Seeks To Expand Enterprise Zone To Include Bellwood, Broadview And Melrose Park

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

Maywood officials are looking to join forces with Bellwood, Broadview, Melrose Park and Cook County in order to create the West Regional Enterprise Zone Collaborative — an expansion of the current Maywood Enterprise Zone that was created back in the late 1980s in order to bring new businesses into the village.

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Property Owners Have Until April 30 To Pay Late Tax Bills Or Risk Annual Sale

Thursday, April 26, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Property owners have until 11:59 p.m. on April 30 to pay their past due property tax bills or risk their houses, buildings or lots getting included in the annual delinquent tax sale that starts Friday, May 4.

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Maywood Signals It Won’t Pass Chicago’s Water Cost Increase Onto Residents

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Starting June 1, the City of Chicago will raise water rates by 1.54 percent, or $3.94 per 1,000 gallons. That’s an estimated $56,000 over the total it charged Maywood last year. The water rate hike is due to an increase in the Consumer Price Index inflation rate.

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Area Libraries Awarded State Grant Funds Totaling Nearly $100K

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews || Updated: 5/9/18

Featured image: Maywood Public Library | File

Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced today that libraries across the state — including those serving Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park — were allocated state grants to help purchase critical resources.

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Maywood Approves New Police Sergeants’ Contract

Friday, April 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently approved a new collective bargaining agreement between the village and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police Sergeants, Chapter 486.

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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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