Maywood Mayor Formally Launches Re-election Bid In Front of Shuttered Funeral Home

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins announces that she’ll run for another term in the April 4, 2017 election during a gathering on Nov. 5. | Michael Romain  Saturday, November 5, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins formally launched her reelection bid during a brief gathering on Saturday in front of the abandoned Corbin Colonial Funeral Chapel, located at 1001 Madison St. The … Continue reading Maywood Mayor Formally Launches Re-election Bid In Front of Shuttered Funeral Home

Maywood Trustee Announces Mayoral Run, Formation of Slate

Maywood Trustee Antonette Dorris, top, has announced her candidacy for mayor in the upcoming April 2017 municipal elections. She’ll run on a slate that includes sitting trustee Melvin Lightford, below left, who is running for reelection. | File Wednesday, November 2, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 4:26 p.m. The field of candidates seeking to run in next year’s municipal election has expanded with the … Continue reading Maywood Trustee Announces Mayoral Run, Formation of Slate

Residents Outraged Over Proposed Landmark Removal Ordinance

Maywood Home for Soldiers’ Widows | Landmarks Illinois  Friday, October 21, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews An attempt by several Maywood trustees to change the village’s local landmark designation process has generated backlash among their board colleagues and community members. During an Oct. 12 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, Trustees Ron Rivers, Melvin Lightford and Antonette Dorris voiced their support for an … Continue reading Residents Outraged Over Proposed Landmark Removal Ordinance