Maywood Board Officially Recognizes Dissolution Of Housing Authority

The office building that was once the home of the Maywood Housing Authority, which dissolved two years ago. Maywood’s board officially recognized the agency’s dissolution with an ordinance passed on Jan. 18. | File Sunday, January 23, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a special meeting on Jan. 18, the Maywood village board voted unanimously to pass an […]

After New Trustee’s Swearing In, Broadview Touts Historic First

Broadview Clerk Kevin McGrier swears in Trustee Jarry Shelby on Dec. 20. Shelby replaced former trustee John Tierney on the board. | Screenshot  Sunday, January 23, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  It took 107 years, but the village of Broadview now has its first trustee board comprising all women.  Mayor Katrina Thompson, the first Black woman mayor in […]

Harbor Freight Tools, Auto Zone Coming To Broadview Village Square

Sunday, January 23, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 1:56 p.m. Broadview Village Square in Broadview will be getting two new tenants soon.  Harbor Freight Tools, the California-based tool and equipment retailer, will be opening a new store at 450 Broadview Village Square this spring, Harbor Freight officials announced in a statement released Jan. 19.  Meanwhile, the […]

Task Force Formed By Speaker Welch Hears From Top Cops On Rising Crime Rate

Sunday, January 23, 2022 || By Peter Hancock/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – Police chiefs and sheriffs told a panel of state lawmakers Friday, Jan. 21 that they need more resources and support from the public and the General Assembly to combat a rising rate of violent crime in Illinois. Some said they don’t feel they are getting that […]

Proviso Businesses Get Roughly $2M In Back To Business Grants 

Businesses in Proviso Township that received the most in Back to Business grant funding include (clockwise from top right) Broadview Family Restaurant in Broadview, Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Hillside and a Shell gas station in Northlake. | File  Sunday, January 23, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Last week, state officials announced the most recent round of […]