4 Proviso-Made Products Nominated For ‘The Coolest Thing Made In Illinois’ Contest

Friday, February 26, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Four products made in the Proviso Township area are in the running to become “The Coolest Thing Made In Illinois.” The distinction goes to the winner of the second annual “Makers Madness” contest hosted by the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) and presented by Comcast Business. The competition “shines a light […]

Another Shark’s Fish & Chicken Coming To Maywood

Friday, February 26, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 3/1/21 A third Shark’s Fish & Chicken location is opening in Maywood. Construction is happening on a former payday loan location at the corner of 1st Avenue and Madison Street. Two signs outside of the facility announce that the location is in the process of being retrofitted in […]

D209 Superintendent Pushing To Outsource IT Department

Friday, February 26, 2021 || By Michael Romain & Maria Maxham || @maywoodnews  Employees who work in Proviso Township High School District 209’s information technology (IT) department are worried about losing their jobs after learning about Superintendent James Henderson’s plans to outsource the department to an outside firm. The D209 school board is expected to vote to approve to issue […]