Melrose Park Business Sells Benefits Of CBD Oil

Sunday, September 19, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Profiles in Profit: This is a series that profiles how small businesses in Proviso Township have been coping since the pandemic. On Sept. 3, the Wall Street Journal reported that products containing chemical compounds derived from cannabis have been increasingly prevalent over the last five years. Those compounds include not only […]

Maywood Looking To Create New Homeland Security Department 

Sunday, September 19, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The village of Maywood is planning to create its own Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  The plans have been in the works since at least June, when Kendall Silas, a Maywood native who works as a captain/training officer with the Bellwood Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, presented […]

Westchester Police On High Alert As Carjackings Increase 

Sunday, September 19, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 9/20/21  During a regular village board meeting on Sept. 16, Westchester Police officials outlined various strategies they’ve hatched to confront the rash of carjackings and violent crime that has taken place in the village recently. Some of those strategies include hiring additional officers, looking to install surveillance cameras in […]

Chicago Archdiocese Says Melrose Park, Northlake Parishes To Stay In Place

Sunday, September 19, 2021 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  The Archdiocese of Chicago announced on Sept. 16 that the three churches in the Melrose Park-Northlake Renew My Church grouping will remain in their current facilities.  Renew My Church is the Archdiocese’s initiative to address some of the current challenges confronting the Catholic church, including low church attendance, dwindling membership and […]

Broadview, Maywood Hone In On New Police Chiefs  

Sunday, September 19, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Village officials in Broadview and Maywood are close to selecting new police chiefs.   Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson said she’ll announce the town’s new top cop during a regular board meeting on Monday, Sept. 20. — several months after former chief Kevin Eugling retired in February.   During a public meeting held Aug. […]