LETTERS: Maywood, It’s Time For A Change

Monday, June 24, 2019 || LETTERS || @maywoodnews

Maywood, it’s time for a change.

I attended the Maywood Liquor Commission meeting on June 20 in Village Council Chambers. In this meeting the, the commission was voting to approve or not approve a Class M liquor license application for 400 Lake Street and 705 S. 5th Avenue in Maywood.

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A Tale of Two Properties: How Maywood’s High Taxes Block Business

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 || By Wayne Beals || OPINION || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A building at 6800 Roosevelt Road in Oak Park, left, and a similar property at 904 South 5th Avenue in Maywood. | Google Earth 

So there was a big community meeting regarding a very reputable nonprofit developer’s proposal to build a brand new 64-unit, 5-story, mixed-use property on 5th Avenue that would feature first-floor commercial space.

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Anti-Video Gambling Movement Grows in Maywood

A group of Maywood residents have started to have lawn signs printed that express opposition to video gambling establishments in the village. | Facebook photo Wednesday, July 6, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || @village_free What began as an online petition to raise opposition to a proposed video gambling and liquor establishment on Lake Street in Maywood has morphed into something of a grassroots movement that could … Continue reading Anti-Video Gambling Movement Grows in Maywood