House Vote Improves Odds For Chicago Casino, Maywood Revenue Windfall

Saturday, May 23, 2020 || By Rebecca Anzel/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois House on Saturday approved adjustments to the tax framework of an expected Chicago casino because its success benefits the whole state, lawmakers from both parties said. The bill was expected to be approved by the Senate as early as Saturday night after a strong […]

Broadview Passes FY 2021 Budget, Increases Funding For Flood Control Program

Saturday, May 23, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a special meeting on May 21, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted 5-2 to pass an ordinance adopting an annual budget for FY 2021. Each fiscal year runs from May 1 through April 30. The new budget, passed days after record rainfall caused flooding across the Chicago area, features […]

D209 To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony May 24

Saturday, May 23, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Featured Photo by Mohammad Shahhosseini on Unsplash District 209 will hold its first-ever virtual commencement ceremony on May 24, 10 a.m., for the Class of 2020 from Proviso East, Proviso West, and Proviso Math and Science Academy, administrators announced on Saturday. “The virtual commencement ceremonies are pre-recorded videos that will closely […]