Wednesday, April 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Maywood Park District officials and other community leaders break ground on renovations to 809 Madison St. on Tuesday. | VFP
Community leaders gathered in front of the former children’s receiving home at 809 Madison St. on April 10 to break ground on a $1.8 million renovation project that would allow the building to reopen this year as a community center.
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Alisa Buchmeier, the park district’s new commissioner. | Submitted photo
The Maywood Park District Board of Commissioners recently selected Alisa Buchmeier to fill the seat vacated after the death of former commissioner William Hampton, who died on Feb. 8.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
The Maywood Park District Commission will soon open up the application process to anyone interested in being appointed to the commission seat left vacant by the death of former commissioner William Hampton, who died on Feb. 8.
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Maywood Park District Commission President Dawn Williams-Rone shoots hoops on the new basketball court located in the shadow the 809 W. Madison building, which could also be renovated by the end of this year. | File
Renovations on the Maywood Park District’s building at 809 W. Madison St. are scheduled to start in the summer and could be completed before the year is out, according to park district officials.
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Sunday, October 22, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Aamina James, 5, leads the ribbon-cutting for the Maywood Park District’s newly renovated grounds at its Central Park Area District, on 9th Ave. and Madison St. in Maywood.
Burden Langworthy, a security guard with the Maywood Park District, could hardly conceal his excitement as he watched young people and old people taking shots on a newly paved outdoor basketball court on the district’s Central Area grounds, on 9th Ave. and Madison St., after an Oct. 21 ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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Thursday, October 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Officials with both the village of Maywood and the Maywood Park District, two separate taxing bodies, have said that they’re ready to see six village-operated parks in Maywood turned over to the park district. And the park district executive director said that the district is currently working on a plan to do just that.
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Thursday, September 21, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The Maywood Park District-owned building at 809 W. Madison St. in Maywood.
During a Sept. 19 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously approved a request from the Maywood Park District for $285,000 in TIF funds to help pay for the rehabilitation of the district’s 809 W. Madison St. building and the area surrounding it.
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