Category: Government

Maywood Hits Jackpot, Will Collect Revenue From Chicago Casino

Thursday, June 6, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

For all intents and purposes, one municipality in Proviso Township just hit the jackpot. The Illinois House and Senate passed a bill on June 2 that would authorize the construction of six new casinos in the state. And the portion of the revenue from a proposed casino to be built in Chicago would go to the village of Maywood. 

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Broadview Library Board Delays Vote On New Contractor, Renovation Work Still Paused

Sunday, June 2, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Renovation work on the Broadview Public Library is still in limbo since the general contractor abruptly pulled out. | File

The renovation of the Broadview Public Library, 2226 S. 16th Ave. in Broadview is still in limbo after the general contractor working on the renovation, Poulos Construction Company, abruptly stopped working due to default.

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In Bellwood, Proviso Residents Sound Off On Legalized Marijuana

Sunday, June 2, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Community members in support of a law legalizing recreational marijuana raise their hands to indicate their support during a May 25 town hall in Bellwood. | Courtesy Nathaniel George-Booker/Facebook

A week before lawmakers in Springfield voted to pass a bill that would make recreational marijuana legal in the state of Illinois, residents from across Proviso Township gathered in Bellwood to voice their opinions on what was then still pending legislation. The state legalized medical marijuana five years ago.

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