Homeowners Hit by 2013 Flood Could Receive Up to $25K Grant Money
Community Development / Emergencies / Government / Weather

Homeowners Hit by 2013 Flood Could Receive Up to $25K Grant Money

A sunken vehiclei during flooding in River Grove | John Trilik/National Weather Service via Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Commissioner Debra Shore Sunday, August 14, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free  Homeowners whose properties were damaged by the severe storms and flooding that hit the Chicago area between April and May 2013 may be … Continue reading

Keep Cool! Heat Advisory for Sat. July 18 — Maywood, Nearby Cooling Centers Listed
Notification / Weather

Keep Cool! Heat Advisory for Sat. July 18 — Maywood, Nearby Cooling Centers Listed

Area senior citizens take a break from the heat index inside the 200 S. 5th Avenue Multipurpose Building today.The building is one of several cooling centers in the area for people to get out of the scorching sun. Photo courtesy Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley. Friday, July 17, 2015 || By Michael Romain  According to … Continue reading

MORE LETTERS: Frustration Over Village’s Attempts at Snow Removal Mounting
Public Works / Weather

MORE LETTERS: Frustration Over Village’s Attempts at Snow Removal Mounting

Friday, February 6 || COMMUNITY EDITOR Fed Up! I agree completely with John Yi and his comments regarding Public Works and it’s inability to provide proper functions. I would like to know what their job description states as to their responsibilities. I have been living in Maywood since 1990 and it was beautiful. You could drive down … Continue reading

LETTERS: Maywood’s Unprofessional Snow Removal Reflects Its Approach to Governance
Editorial / Public Works / Weather

LETTERS: Maywood’s Unprofessional Snow Removal Reflects Its Approach to Governance

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 || By John Yi  The village’s unprofessional snow removal methods include dumping snow back onto freshly cleared walkways and alleyways To My Good Neighbors Thank you to good neighbors – responsible and considerate citizens – who diligently clear snow from not only your own walkways, but also the public walkways and driveways and … Continue reading

So How Much Snowfall Did Maywood, Melrose Park and Surrounding Suburbs Get? Hint: It’s More Than 15 Inches
Community Notebook / Weather

So How Much Snowfall Did Maywood, Melrose Park and Surrounding Suburbs Get? Hint: It’s More Than 15 Inches

Kids engage in a snow fight in the city during the blizzard of 2015. Photo by Chicago Tribune. Monday, February 2, 2015 || By Micheal Romain  18. That’s how many inches of snow were counted by an Oak Park weather station, the nearest one to Maywood and surrounding suburbs. The Chicago Tribune provides an interactive … Continue reading