Thursday, April 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: The multiunit building on 5th Ave. and Quincy in Maywood that village board members unanimously deemed a public nuisance. | Google Earth
A multiunit apartment building at the corner of 5th Ave. and Quincy St. in Maywood is in the crosshairs of village officials who have deemed it a “chronic public nuisance.”
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Monday, April 9, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Maywood community leaders are planning for the annual Safe Summer Initiative, designed to provide area young people with positive recreational, volunteer and work activities.
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Thursday, March 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Maywood Trustee Isiah Brandon and Metra Executive Director Don Orsino after a grand opening for the new Metra station last summer. | File
Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins said that she’d like to see a vendor serving coffee and donuts to commuters inside of the village’s new Metra train depot, at the corner of Main St. and 5th Ave. in Maywood.
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Friday, March 16, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Loretta Kirksey, a Maywood resident, shops for fresh produce during a winter produce market in February. | File
A pop up produce market that debuted in Maywood on Feb. 17 to rave reviews from residents will return to the village later this month.
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
During a March 6 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to allow public comments earlier during board meetings. Trustee Melvin Lightford, who came into the meeting after the matter was discussed, abstained from the vote.
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Sunday, February 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Dozens of Maywood residents, and even some people from other towns, flowed in and out of the village’s Multipurpose Building, 200 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood, on Feb. 17, for a first-of-its-kind winter pop-up produce market.
Shoppers perused the makeshift bazaar, which featured greens, snap peas, carrots, tomatoes, apples, bananas, grapes, mangoes and other fresh produce.
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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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