Wednesday, February 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: David Myers, third from left (holding papers), after a meeting in Maywood two years ago. | File
During a Feb. 6 regular board meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted 6 to 0 in favor of an ordinance that separates the positions of assistant village manager and director of community development. Trustee Ron Rivers was absent from the meeting.
Continue reading “Maywood Separates Top Position, Could Seek To Hire New Asst. Manager”
Friday, February 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Art’s Food & Beverage in Maywood, which closed for a day before reopening due to rodent-related complaints. | VFP
A Maywood convenience store is back open after it was briefly closed to undergo inspections and to treat a rodent problem.
Continue reading “After Rodent Complaints, Maywood Convenience Store Closes Then Reopens”
Thursday, November 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11/17/17
Featured image: Falcon Fuel in Maywood, which has been caught selling illegal cigarettes and possessing drug paraphernalia. | Google Earth
Some customers who may be looking to buy tobacco from Sam’s Quick Stop, 1919 St. Charles Rd. in Maywood, may be disappointed for a while.
Continue reading “Maywood Says Suspensions, Fines Not Enough for Loosie Sellers”
Friday, November 3, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
The village of Maywood recently posted to another request for proposal for a grant administrator to assist the village “in researching and identifying potential grants and providing general grant writing services associated with the completion and submission of grant applications, program administration, and delivery.”
Continue reading “Maywood Seeking Grant Writer, Deadline to Apply: Nov. 30”
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The village of Maywood’s attempt to hire a grant writer hit a snag earlier this month when contract negotiations between the village and the only candidate to apply for the position broke down.
Continue reading “Hitting a Snag, Maywood to Renew Search for Grant Writer”
Friday, October 13, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured: A multi-unit apartment building at 440 S. 14th Ave. in Maywood gets demolished on Oct. 13. | Courtesy Village of Maywood
In March, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously voted to put 12 vacant properties in the village on the path to fast-track demolition. Now, the actual demolition work has started.
Continue reading “Maywood Starts Demolition of a Dozen Hazardous Properties”
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
During a Sept. 19 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees approved a payment of $106,128.13 in backpay to a village employee who alleged that he was wrongfully terminated in 2014. He has since been reinstated.
The board voted 5 to 1 in favor of the settlement, with Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins the lone dissenting vote. Maywood Trustee Melvin Lightford was absent.
Continue reading “Maywood Approves >$100K in Backpay for Wrongfully Terminated Worker”