Sunday, September 16, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Volunteers on Sept. 14, before they built a new play space at Winfield Scott Park in Maywood in less than a day. | Courtesy Christopher Parker/Facebook
Maywood young people now have a brand new space in which to play after several dozen volunteers pitched in on Sept. 14 to build a new playground area at Winfield Scott Park, at 1800 S. Maywood Drive in Maywood, within roughly six hours.
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Saturday, August 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A photo taken by park district officials of a group of unidentified young people who officials say have been vandalizing Maywood parks. | VFP
The Maywood Park District’s central area grounds recently received a $500,000 renovation and the historic building at 809 Madison St., which anchors the central area, is undergoing a $1.8 million renovation project, but all of these improvements face a threat — a group of teens and pre-teens who have been vandalizing the park in recent months, park district officials said last week.
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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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