Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins. | File Friday, February 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews After surviving an objection to her nominating papers — which entailed an undisclosed amount of legal fees and several days spent knocking on doors and pounding the pavement — Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins is blasting a recent challenge that was brought against her candidacy. She says it reflects a wider objection process that … Continue reading Maywood Mayor Decries Petition Challenge As Opponents Say She’s Making Things Too Personal

Follow the Money: Village Contractors Donate Thousands to Yarbrough Campaign

Thursday, January 28, 2015 || By Michael Romain According to recent campaign disclosures, the law firm Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins (KTJ), which has been providing ongoing legal consultation to the Village of Maywood for years, donated $2,500 to Friends of Henderson Yarbrough, Sr., in December 2014. Roy Strom, the waste, excavation and recycling company that has frequently contracted with the Village of Maywood, donated $2,500 to Friends of … Continue reading Follow the Money: Village Contractors Donate Thousands to Yarbrough Campaign

Two More Maywood Trustee Candidates Challenged; Three Challenged in School D89 and D209 Races

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 3:27 AM Two more candidates vying to fill the three contested seats on the Maywood Board of Trustee are facing challenges to their campaigns. Isiah Brandon (pictured above left) and Marcius Scaggs (above right), both of whom are running on a three-person slate that also includes Chase Moore, were challenged by Atrayule Perkins, a resident of … Continue reading Two More Maywood Trustee Candidates Challenged; Three Challenged in School D89 and D209 Races