Op-Ed: Why Is Maywood Struggling Economically?

Thursday, April 20, 2017 || By Bridgette Chatman-Lewis || OPINION || @maywoodnews  “What does an economically segregated region look like? People living in affluent neighborhoods reap the benefits of good schools, low crime rates and access to public services while those priced out of those areas may have to travel further for access to services, work or school — if they can afford the trip … Continue reading Op-Ed: Why Is Maywood Struggling Economically?

Maywood Now Has a ‘Tech District’ That Offers Weekend Courses in 3-D Printing

A series of Ultimaker 3-D printers inside of a classroom at the University of Illinois College of Business MakerLab. | University of Illinois || Below, Bridgette Chatman-Lewis, Vena Nelson, Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon, Tumia Rumero and U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis inside of Nelson’s Global Business Center in Maywood earlier this month. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || … Continue reading Maywood Now Has a ‘Tech District’ That Offers Weekend Courses in 3-D Printing

Short Maywood Race Marks Start of Long Bet on Village’s Future

Participants in Saturday’s EGI 5K Run/Walk, held at Miller Meadows Forest Preserve in Maywood, cross the finish line. Below, Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins and Bridgette Chatman-Lewis, two of the event’s motivating forces, embrace. | Photos courtesy Larice Davis. Saturday, June 11, 2016 || By Michael Romain People young and old, fit and unfit converged on Miller Meadows Forest Preserve in Maywood this Saturday for a … Continue reading Short Maywood Race Marks Start of Long Bet on Village’s Future