Breaking: Maywood Considers Becoming a Welcoming Village or Sanctuary City

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During a Feb. 15 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees directed village attorney Michael Jurusik to provide information related to the possibility of the board passing an ordinance that would designate the village either a Welcoming Village or Sanctuary City. The proposal was introduced by Trustee Isiah Brandon, who … Continue reading Breaking: Maywood Considers Becoming a Welcoming Village or Sanctuary City

Breaking: Maywood Trustee Mike Rogers Announces Withdrawal from Race, Won’t Seek Reelection

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Maywood Trustee Mike Rogers, who was elected in 2013 while running with the Maywood United Party, confirmed his intention to withdraw his bid for a second term in the upcoming April 4, 2017 elections in a statement released today. It had been widely speculated for weeks that Rogers might withdraw. He had filed nominating papers and … Continue reading Breaking: Maywood Trustee Mike Rogers Announces Withdrawal from Race, Won’t Seek Reelection

Maywood Officials, Blindsided by Aldi’s Decision to Leave, Draw Up a Hail Mary Plan to Keep Store Open

The Maywood Board of Trustees during a Dec. 14 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting where a plan for retaining Aldi was discussed. | Michael Romain/VFP Wednesday, December 14, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 11:49 p.m. After Maywood Trustee Michael Rogers learned about Aldi’s plan to close its only Maywood location at 216 Madison St. by Dec. 24, he made the … Continue reading Maywood Officials, Blindsided by Aldi’s Decision to Leave, Draw Up a Hail Mary Plan to Keep Store Open