Tag: Maywood Park District

Maywood Board Denies Park Dist.’s Request To Waive $20K In Permit Fees

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The 809 W. Madison Building, owned by the Maywood Park District. | File 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently voted down a request by the Maywood Park District to reimburse $19,454 in building permit and plan review fees associated with the renovation of the park district’s 809 W. Madison building.

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Maywood Park Dist. Asks Village To Refund Nearly $20K In Permit Fees

Saturday, May 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Maywood Park District’s 809 W. Madison building. | File 

During a May 15 regular board meeting, Maywood Park District officials requested that the Maywood Board of Trustees reimburse $19,453 in building permit fees associated with the renovation of the park district’s 809 W. Madison building.

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Around Town: Maywood’s Gunzert House Is A Window To Black History

Sunday, April 22, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The windows of the historic Gunzert House in Maywood apparently depict scenes of slaves escaping. | Ruth Black/Facebook 

One Maywood native was so intrigued by a house in the village she came across over the weekend that she took photos and posted them to Facebook.

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Maywood Kayaking, Canoeing Launch And Training Program Now Open

Sunday, April 15, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members kayak on the Des Plaines River on April 14. | Courtesy Forest Preserves of Cook County 

On a cold, rainy Saturday morning, roughly two dozen community members converged on Maywood Grove, just off of the corner of 1st Ave. and Lake St. in Maywood, to break the ribbon on a new, informal canoe and kayak launch site installed in the area.

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Maywood Park District Breaks Ground On 809 Building Renovations

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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Maywood Park District To Break Ground On 809 Building Renovations April 10

Tuesday, April 3, 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. | File 

The Maywood Park District Board of Commissioners will host an official groundbreaking ahead of construction work on its facility at 809 Madison W. Madison St.

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A Facebook Film Crew Was At The Maywood Park District. Here’s Why …

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Tony Duncan, the owner of Body Science Personal Fitness Training in Wilmette, stood in the middle of a small group of young people on the basketball court at the Maywood Park District’s main headquarters, 921 S. 9th Ave., on March 26. 

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