Trump Vs. Biden: Whose Winning The Donor Race In Proviso?

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews  A recent New York Times analysis of Federal Election Commission data shows that in the most recent fundraising quarter presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Joseph R. Biden had more donors than President Donald J. Trump in “in 26 states, including key battlegrounds like Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Mr. Trump led […]

New $5M State Ad Campaign To Promote Masks As Virus Positivity Rate Hits 4 Percent

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – COVID-19 cases are on the rise throughout the state and Gov. JB Pritzker is hoping a new $5 million state advertising campaign will help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus by encouraging use of face coverings. Pritzker announced the campaign, which has the tagline “It only works […]

Broadview Water Tower Poised For Over $1.5M Worth Of Repainting, Repair, Maintenance Work

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a regular meeting on Aug. 3, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted unanimously to enter into a master services agreement with Utility Service Co., a Georgia-based tank maintenance provider that will be responsible for repainting, renovating and maintaining the village’s water tower, which hovers over the village’s municipal complex […]

Median Minority Homeowner Pays At Least $300 More In Property Taxes Each Year Due To Racial Bias, Study Finds

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  A new working paper has found that Black and Hispanic homeowners face a 10 to 13 percent “higher tax burden for the same bundle of public services ” than white homeowners due to racial biases in how homes are assessed for property tax purposes. The assessment disparity translates into an […]

Big Week – Part Two (Aug. 3 – 10)

Sunday, August 2, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  There’s lots happening across Proviso Township this week – so much that we got even more submissions and noticed some of our own omissions after publishing our first ‘Big Week’ earlier this week. Below is yet another (albeit small) selection of events happening near you. To submit an event for inclusion […]