Tag: Mayor Perkins

Anticipating Summer, Maywood Organizations Tout Safe Activities

Thursday, May 31, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Dozens of residents gathered inside of the gymnasium of the Maywood Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave., on May 26 for the official kickoff of the village’s Safe Summer Initiative.

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Maywood Mayor Cooks And Serves Up White Castle For Nat’l Hamburger Month

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, far right, the mayor’s administrative assistant Jonette Greenhow and store manager Debra Glover pack a box of burgers at White Castle in Maywood on May 30. | VFP

The employees at White Castle, located at 211 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Maywood, got creative for National Hamburger Month.

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Bellwood, Maywood Mayors Support Dorothy Brown’s Mayoral Bid

Monday, April 23, 2018 || By Wendell Hutson || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Dorothy Brown during a Sunday press conference held to announce her bid for Chicago mayor. | Wendell Hutson 

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown announced Sunday her second candidacy for mayor of Chicago, and this time she has the support of two west suburban mayors.

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Maywood Officials: Village Should Take Over And Clean Up ‘Nuisance’ Property

Thursday, April 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The multiunit building on 5th Ave. and Quincy in Maywood that village board members unanimously deemed a public nuisance. | Google Earth 

A multiunit apartment building at the corner of 5th Ave. and Quincy St. in Maywood is in the crosshairs of village officials who have deemed it a “chronic public nuisance.”

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Maywood Mayor Wants Donuts, Coffee Served Inside Metra Station

Thursday, March 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon and Metra Executive Director Don Orsino after a grand opening for the new Metra station last summer. | File 

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins said that she’d like to see a vendor serving coffee and donuts to commuters inside of the village’s new Metra train depot, at the corner of Main St. and 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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Maywood Mayor to Commissioner: ‘I’m Staying Out Of This Race’

Friday, March 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins during an event in 2014. | File 

The mayor of Maywood recently took issue with the inclusion of her name on a piece of campaign material produced by Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st)

Mayor Edwenna Perkins was featured on a list of elected officials who are endorsing the commissioner for reelection. Boykin is running for his second term against Brandon Johnson, a Chicago Public Schools teacher and union organizer.

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