Wednesday, March 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Alisa Buchmeier, the park district’s new commissioner. | Submitted photo
The Maywood Park District Board of Commissioners recently selected Alisa Buchmeier to fill the seat vacated after the death of former commissioner William Hampton, who died on Feb. 8.
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
During a regular meeting on Feb. 20, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of a resolution to authorize an agreement between the village and the West Cook YMCA to jointly operate the Fred Hampton Family Aquatic Center, 300 Oak St. in Maywood, during the summer.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The Maywood Park District Commission will soon open up the application process to anyone interested in being appointed to the commission seat left vacant by the death of former commissioner William Hampton, who died on Feb. 8.
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Maywood Park District Commission President Dawn Williams-Rone shoots hoops on the new basketball court located in the shadow the 809 W. Madison building, which could also be renovated by the end of this year. | File
Renovations on the Maywood Park District’s building at 809 W. Madison St. are scheduled to start in the summer and could be completed before the year is out, according to park district officials.
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 1/22/18
During a Jan. 16 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted to direct village staff to start the process of transferring six village-operated parks over to the Maywood Park District this year.
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Friday, November 17, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Eisenhower Park before renovations that are expected to be completed by the end of the year. | Google Earth
A roughly $700,000 renovation project at Memorial Park District’s Eisenhower Park, 700 Speechley Blvd. in Hillside, is nearly finished. Memorial Park District serves the villages of Bellwood, Hillside, Melrose Park, Northlake and Stone Park.
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Thursday, November 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11/17/17
In 2015, when the Maywood Park District’s 5-person Board of Commissioners voted to replace the district’s attorney, Dalal M. Jarad, with Steven A. Hinton, commissioners Terrance Jones and Dawn Williams-Rone were in the minority.
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