Broadview To Get Green Alleys Thanks To Grant

Monday, March 18, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: An example of a green alley, this one in Los Angeles | The Trust for Public Land 

During a regular meeting on March 11, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for a project that would help reduce flooding by installing green alleys in the village.

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Maywood to Plant 100 Oak Trees Across Town | Residents Welcome to Free Trees

Shingle Oak saplings | http://flickriver.com/ Tuesday, August 9, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews||@village_free   The Maywood Board of Trustees recently unanimously voted to accept 100 Oak saplings from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD). The trees, which are free, are going to be planted in parks and other places across town, said Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr. As part of a program started … Continue reading Maywood to Plant 100 Oak Trees Across Town | Residents Welcome to Free Trees

One Possible Solution To Maywood’s Crime Problem? More Green Space And Well-Kept Lawns

Volunteers with Maywood Youth Mentoring tend to a garden at the corner of 17th Avenue and Madison in Maywood during last year’s Village Pride Village Wide event. | File Wednesday, April 13, 2016 || By Michael Romain || OPINION  New studies recently highlighted by the The Atlantic’s City Lab suggests that “the way we take care of our trees, shrubs, and lawns makes a difference … Continue reading One Possible Solution To Maywood’s Crime Problem? More Green Space And Well-Kept Lawns