Speedway Gas Station Could Be Headed To Bellwood’s 25th Avenue Corridor

Friday, August 30, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A Speedway gas station pictured on the company’s website. | Speedway

During a regular meeting on Aug. 21, the Bellwood Board of Trustees approved a tax incentive for Speedway LLC, which is looking to develop a gas station on 25th Avenue in Bellwood. As part of the incentive, the gas station would temporarily keep the part of the motor fuel tax revenue that would normally go to the village. Once that non-taxable revenue reaches $3.6 million, the village will be able to collect the diesel tax.

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Bellwood Gives More Restaurants Opportunity To Add Video Gaming

Thursday, August 29, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

During an Aug. 21 meeting, the Bellwood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to allow restaurants that are open after midnight to have video gaming machines. The village had already allowed restaurants that closed by 11 p.m. to apply for video gaming licenses.

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Bellwood Mourns Homeland Security Dept.’s Deputy Chief

Thursday, August 8, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Michael J. Buchanan, the deputy chief of the Bellwood’s Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, died last month. | Facebook

Michael J. Buchanan — the deputy chief of the Bellwood’s Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management — has died. He was 36. Buchanan died on July 29, according to department officials.

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