Maywood Native, Author to Visit Walther Christian Academy,  March 24 | Maywood Library to Remove Late Fees, March 20 – April 1
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Maywood Native, Author to Visit Walther Christian Academy, March 24 | Maywood Library to Remove Late Fees, March 20 – April 1

Dr. Edmond Kelly. | Photo: Edmond Kelly/Facebook March 20, 2014 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews [Walter Christian Academy Release]: Dr. Edmond Kelly who was raised in Maywood and graduated from Walther Lutheran High School in 1995 recently announced the publication of his first book How ONE Choice Directs Your Destiny. How ONE Choice Directs your … Continue reading

We Gave Each Maywood Mayoral Candidate a Questionnaire. These Are Their Answers
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We Gave Each Maywood Mayoral Candidate a Questionnaire. These Are Their Answers

Maywood mayoral candidates Trustee Henderson Yarbrough, Mary “May” Larry, Mayor Edwenna Perkins and Trustee Antonette Dorris. | File  Thursday, March 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Earlier this month, I sent out questionnaires to all candidates running for mayor, clerk, trustee, library board and park district board seats. I sent out questionnaires to … Continue reading

Upcoming Forums in Maywood Will Bring Voters Face-to-Face with Candidates
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Upcoming Forums in Maywood Will Bring Voters Face-to-Face with Candidates

Thursday, March 9, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3/10/17 A slew of forums in the coming days and weeks ahead of the April 4 elections will allow Maywood voters to connect with candidates running for various governing bodies in the village and Township. Interfaith Illinois Inc. will host a forum on Saturday, … Continue reading

Broadview Immigration Center Will No Longer Process Mexico-Bound Detainees
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Broadview Immigration Center Will No Longer Process Mexico-Bound Detainees

Thursday, March 9, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews According to a March 8 WBEZ report, the local branch of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency “quietly stopped transferring Mexico-bound detainees to a processing center in west suburban Broadview. Instead, it is now taking those individuals to the Kankakee County Detention Center, which is … Continue reading

Maywood’s Political Landscape Has Changed Since 2013, State Records Show
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Maywood’s Political Landscape Has Changed Since 2013, State Records Show

Thursday, March 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The latest available State Board of Election campaign filings made by political committees comprising candidates running primarily for mayor, trustee and clerk seats in Maywood show an evolving political landscape in the village. The documents show that four political committees represent the four mayoral candidates, three clerk candidates and … Continue reading

Breaking: ‘A Shooting Took Place’ During Funeral Procession in Maywood, Says Forest Park Mayor
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Breaking: ‘A Shooting Took Place’ During Funeral Procession in Maywood, Says Forest Park Mayor

Forest Park police and emergency personnel at the corner of Madison St. and Circle in Forest Park. | J. Martin Konecki/Facebook Saturday, February 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews According to multiple witnesses and an official in Forest Park, a shooting took place during a funeral procession on Saturday afternoon. So far, no … Continue reading

Regular Maywood Board Meeting Tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7 PM
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Regular Maywood Board Meeting Tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7 PM

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews A regular meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees is scheduled for tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m., at 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. Among items to be discussed include (click here for the full agenda packet): Approval payment to License and Release, Hold … Continue reading