Tag: Melrose Park

Bellwood, Melrose Park Sue Drug Makers, 3 Doctors Who Ran Opioid ‘Pill Mill’

Friday, May 25, 2018 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews 

Melrose Park and Bellwood were recently listed as plaintiffs with about a dozen other municipalities in a lawsuit against more than 20 pharmaceutical companies and their subsidiaries, drug distribution companies and three doctors who formerly ran an alleged opioid “pill mill” out of a now-shuttered pain clinic in Riverside. Before that point, they’d operated in Melrose Park for many years.

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Navistar To Cut 37 More Jobs Than Planned At Melrose Park Plant

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: International trucks, a brand of Navistar. | Callie Lipkin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Navistar, the international truck and engine corporation based in Lisle, announced last August that it would stop producing engines at its Melrose Park location. Back then, company officials estimated that the move meant that 170 employees would be laid off.

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U-Haul To Offer Modernized Self-Storage In Old Jewel Osco Facility | Melrose Park Company Moves To Glendale Heights

Monday, April 2, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The former Jewel-Osco complex that will soon become a U-Haul contemporary storage facility in Melrose Park. | Courtesy U-Haul 

U-Haul is planning to open 1,300 contemporary self-storage units inside of the former Jewel-Osco corporate offices at 1975 W. North Ave. The moving equipment and storage rental company acquired the two-building complex on Feb. 16, according to a statement the company released on March 16.

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One-Alarm Fire Breaks Out In Melrose Park

Saturday, March 24, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A screenshot of a Facebook video showing a fire in Melrose Park. | Facebook 

Firefighters worked to extinguish a one-alarm fire that broke out at 915 N. 19th Ave. in Melrose Park at around 2:40 p.m. on March 24, according to emergency dispatch records.

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Feder: Melrose Park Native To Join ‘Good Day Chicago’ As Traffic Reporter

Monday, February 5, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Michelle Alegria, who grew up in Melrose Park. | Michelle Alegria 

Chicago media reporter Robert Feder reported on Jan. 29 that a Melrose Park native will join Fox’s WFLD-Channel 32 as a traffic reporter for “Good Day Chicago.”

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Maywood To Explore A Way Around Paying Melrose Park For Water

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Maywood water tower. | wa9idj/Panoramio 

Ever since Maywood’s water woes — from high rates to high fees — were featured in a 2-part Chicago Tribune investigative report last year, village and county officials have been plumbing the depths for solutions to the problem.

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