Tag: Bellwood

Bellwood Makes It Easier For Disabled Residents To Pay Their Water Bills

Sunday, July 15, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Via thecarconnection.com 

Bellwood residents with disabilities can now apply for a payment plan if they have trouble paying their water bills thanks to an ordinance the village’s Board of Trustees approved last month.

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Bellwood Gearing Up For Nearly $800K In St. Charles Rd. Improvements

Friday, June 8, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The corner of St. Charles Rd. and 25th Ave. in Bellwood. | Igor Studenkov

The village of Bellwood recently secured nearly $800,000 in grant money to improve a stretch of roadway that officials consider critical to the town’s overall economic health.

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Bellwood, Melrose Park Sue Drug Makers, 3 Doctors Who Ran Opioid ‘Pill Mill’

Friday, May 25, 2018 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews 

Melrose Park and Bellwood were recently listed as plaintiffs with about a dozen other municipalities in a lawsuit against more than 20 pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries, drug distribution companies and three doctors who formerly ran an alleged opioid “pill mill” out of a now-shuttered pain clinic in Riverside. Before that point, they’d operated in Melrose Park for many years.

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Ambulance Crashes In Bellwood March 31, Killing 3

Sunday, April 1, 2018 || By Local News Curator ||@maywoodnews || Updated: 4/2/18

Featured image: An ambulance that crashed in Bellwood on March 31. | ABC 7 

According to multiple reports, an ambulance crash in Bellwood on March 31 has left three people dead.

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Out And About: Bellwood Celebrates Black History Month And MFA Gets Visitor

Monday, February 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Proviso West band performing during Bellwood’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 25. | Courtesy J. Boston 

Here are some of the peoples, places and things worth pointing out from happenings throughout Proviso Township recently:

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New Bellwood Restaurant, Gaming Bistro To Hold Grand Opening Feb. 9

Monday, February 5, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Club 717, which recently opened in Bellwood. | Courtesy Village of Bellwood 

A new Bellwood restaurant that will also feature video gambling machines, live DJ’s and an outdoor beer garden will host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand-opening on Friday, Feb. 9., 8:30 a.m., with the help of the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce.

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Mayor Calls New Thornton’s Gas Station In Bellwood A ‘Game Changer’

Friday, January 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Bellwood village officials, community leaders and Thorntons representatives cut the ribbon on the new gas station during a Jan. 12 ceremony. | Michael Romain 

Hildred Taylor, a People Cab driver who lives in Chicago, was among the first customers in line since the new Thorntons gas station, 1125 S. 25th Ave., in Bellwood, opened for business on Jan. 11.

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