Sunday, June 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A Maywood Park District meeting on May 14, when Dawn Rone, the park district board president (fourth from left), reprimanded Commissioner Arnettra Barber-Burnside (second from left). | File
A Maywood Park District commissioner was censured earlier this year by her colleagues for allegedly behaving in a manner “unbecoming of an elected official” during an Illinois Association of Park Districts conference in January and reprimanded last month for reportedly violating board policy. The commissioner has denied both claims.
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Sunday, March 24, 2019 || LETTERS || OPINIONS || @maywoodnews
I am Alisa Buchmeier and I am asking you to re-elect me for a 2-year term as Maywood Park District Commissioner on April 2. I have been a Maywood resident since 2012 and on the Maywood Park District Commission since being appointed to the late Bill Hampton’s seat last April. I love our home and all the wonderful people we have met because of it. My husband and I, along with our two boys, live in a historic home in the Old Town neighborhood of Maywood.
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Sen. Kimberly Lightford, the lawmaker most influential in helping the park district secure funds to renovate and reopen the facility at 809 Madison St. in Maywood, inside of the third floor of the building, which was named in her honor this month. | Shanel Romain
As community members filed through the Lightford Recreation Center, 809 Madison St. in Maywood, on Dec. 15, the facility’s namesake, state Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th), basked in the glory of it all.
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