Paving Defects On Roosevelt Road Leave Forest Park Officials Hot

Monday, August 19, 2019 || By Maria Maxham/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Despite the fact that the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) project on Roosevelt Road was completed in October 2017, almost two years ago, serious issues with cracking asphalt have still not been fixed, and it’s unclear who will take responsibility or when the road will be repaired.

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Developer Seeking Tax Breaks To Convert Old Aldi Into Blood Plasma Donation Center

Sunday, August 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The site of the former Aldi store, 215 Madison St. in Maywood. The building will become a blood plasma donation center. | File

A developer seeking to convert the old Aldi grocery store at 215 Madison St. in Maywood into a blood plasma donation center will go before the Board of Trustees on Aug. 20 seeking a property tax break.

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Proviso Township TIF Revenue Up 6%, County Clerk’s Report Shows

Saturday, August 17, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A screenshot of a TIF map included in the annual TIF revenue report released by Cook County Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough’s office.

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts in Cook County will bring in nearly $1.2 billion for tax year 2018 — or 17 percent more than the year before — a report released last month by Cook County Clerk Karen A. Yarbrough’s office shows.

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