Tribune: State Bill Introduced That Would Address High Water Rates

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

The Chicago Tribune reported on Feb. 17 about proposed state legislation, introduced in Springfield last week, that “aims to create a new Cook County water infrastructure fund to help pay for system upgrades and bolster state oversight in an attempt to prevent municipalities from overcharging other towns for Lake Michigan water.” 

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A One-Man Movement To Help Those Experiencing Homelessness

Monday, February 19, 2018 || By Tom Holmes/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: John Netherly demonstrates how he re-purposes windbreakers from trash bags outside of the Forest Park Transit Station. | Alexa Rogals 

They found Miss Bernice dead in a doorway. Forest Park resident John Netherly said he knew that would happen. He had been pleading with police for months to take Miss Bernice to a hospital or mental health facility, telling officers the woman was not mentally capable of making decisions in her best interest.

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State Rep Seeks Support for White House Reparations Petition

Friday, December 30, 2016 || By Lee Edwards for Austin Weekly News || @maywoodnews State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (8th) may not represent Proviso Township, but he’s calling on citizens from all over the state to sign a petition to “urge President Obama to establish a study on the impact of slavery in America.” The petition is designed to leverage support for a house … Continue reading State Rep Seeks Support for White House Reparations Petition