Cancer-causing Toxin Found in West Suburban Drinking Water

Saturday, September 24, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 8:00 p.m. A new report published last week by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) shows that millions of Americans use tap water that contains hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6, which studies have shown may increase the risk of certain types of cancers and other diseases. Among those millions are residents of Maywood, Bellwood and Melrose Park, whose … Continue reading Cancer-causing Toxin Found in West Suburban Drinking Water

Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 || By Michael Romain  EDITORIAL | During an Oct. 20 regular board meeting, Maywood resident Dawn Williams-Rone expressed her dissatisfaction with the village’s high water bills — bills Rone, along with many other residents, are convinced are high unnecessarily. Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr., pointed out in a prior meeting that an audit conducted two years ago showed the village … Continue reading Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste