Westchester Looking To Replace Old Water Meters 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The village of Westchester is looking to replace the water meters on residential and commercial properties.  During a Committee of the Whole meeting on Aug. 24, President Frank Perry said that the village has been working toward the new meters for “at least seven or eight years now.” Scott Russell, […]

Komarek School Wins $1.5M State Grant For Construction Project

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside Brookfield-Landmark || @maywoodnews  Komarek School in North Riverside, which serves part of Broadview, will get a new gymnasium as part of an ongoing renovation and expansion project thanks to a $1.5 million grant through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. School officials received word they would receive the funding in […]

Big Week (Sept. 7 – 13) 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  There’s a lot happening in Proviso Township this week. Here’s a small list of family friendly events taking place near you. If you’d like to add an event to Big Week, email us at: [email protected].  Maywood Fest is back  On Sept. 10 – 12, at Maywood Park, 5th and Oak Street in Maywood, the […]

D209 Presents Tentative Budget, Hearing Scheduled Sept. 14

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a regular meeting on Aug. 10, the Proviso Township High School District 209 school board voted unanimously to display a tentative budget for the 2022 fiscal year. A public hearing for the estimated budget is scheduled for Sept. 14. Total projected revenue in the FY 2022 budget is $117.5 million while total projected expenses in FY22 […]

New Raising Cane’s Opened In Melrose Park Sept. 8

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Raising Cane’s, a Louisiana-based fast food chain that specializes in chicken tenders, opened its newest location on Sept. 8 at 300 W. North Ave. in Melrose Park.  The company has nearly 600 locations across the country, with $1.5 billion in annual sales, according to Restaurant Business. Each location averages more […]