Maywood Board Gives Go-Ahead For Construction Of Billboard At 12th And Harrison

Thursday, September 17, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a special meeting on Dec. 15, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to direct staffers to prepare documents related to an ordinance allowing a developer to install an electronic Billboard on property owned by Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview School District 89, at 1600 S. 10th Ave. in Maywood, which is […]

Big week (Sept. 18 – 24)

Thursday, September 17 , 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  There’s lots happening across Proviso Township this week. Below is just a small selection of events happening near you. To submit an event for inclusion in Big Week, email the information to: [email protected].  Enjoy an Outdoor Music Concert On Friday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Veterans […]

Applications For State Grants For Small Businesses Opens Sept. 17

Thursday, September 17, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  On Sept. 15, Gov J.B Pritzker’s office announced that applications open on Sept. 17, for the second round of Business Interruption Grant program funds. Pritzker said a total of $200 million will go toward the second round funds, with priority placed on businesses “downstate, in disproportionately impacted areas (DIAs), and […]

New And Improved Broadview Library Reopens As Board Seeks New Executive Director

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 || Photos by Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews  The Broadview Public Library, 2226 16th Ave. in Broadview, debuted a new look in late July, when it reopened to the public for the first time after the pandemic-related shut down in March and two years after breaking ground on the $5.4 million renovation project. The reopening also comes […]

Starbucks, Panda Express Going Up On Site Of Former Racetrack In Melrose Park, Mayor Says

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 4:23 p.m.  Two major food retailers are looking to locate on the site of the former Maywood Park horse racing track at 8600 W. North Ave. in Melrose Park. Last year, Chicago Developer Mitch Goltz, a principal with GW Properties in Chicago, purchased a portion of the racetrack […]