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Melrose Park Sues Westlake Owners; Claims Fraud, Conspiracy Related To Hospital’s Closing

Thursday, March 7, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The village of Melrose Park has filed a state lawsuit against the new owners of Westlake Hospital. The action comes one day before state officials hold the first of two hearings designed to explore the community impact of closing the safety net hospital.

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State Lawmakers To Hold Hearing About Westlake Closure’s Impact

Monday, March 4, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: State Representatives Willis, Welch and other community leaders during a protest outside of Westlake Hospital on Feb. 18. | File

Area lawmakers recently announced that they plan on delving deeper into the pending closure of Westlake Hospital, 1225 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park, during a formal hearing on the matter to be held this week.  

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‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors!’

Monday, February 18, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 4:30 p.m.

Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch with state Rep. Kathleen Willis, right, during a Feb. 18 demonstration outside of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park. Welch and other community leaders have vowed to fight the hospital’s impending closure. | Alexa Rogals

A shivering crowd of at least 40 people gathered under snowfall and in 20-degree weather on Monday morning just across the street from Westlake to protest the recent decision by the hospital’s new owner to close the institution.

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