2022-05-15

Briefly: Berkeley Poised To Purchase ‘Biggest Eye-Sore’ Property, Maywood Launches Survey, Westchester Street Improvements, More

Creekside Village Apartments in Northlake. | File  Sunday, May 15, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  We’re slowly reprising Briefly, our regular rundown of local news in Proviso Township — delivered briefly and to the point.  Northlake Planning Addison Creek, Sewer And Park Improvements The city of Northlake is planning millions of dollars’ worth of improvements both on land […]

Grease Fire Temporarily Closes Maywood Burger King

The Burger King at 49 W. Lake St. in Maywood is temporarily closed after a grease fire, according to Maywood Mayor Nathaniel George Booker. | File  Sunday, May 15, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The Burger King at 49 W. Lake St. in Maywood is boarded up after a grease fire that happened inside of the fast-food restaurant, […]

Broadview Quietly Becoming Proviso’s Biking Destination

Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson bikes during the 2021 Tour de Proviso event. | File  Sunday, May 15, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a regular board meeting on May 2, Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson formally recognized May as National Bike Month with a resolution urging residents to join her in the observation. This month, Broadview residents and visitors “will […]

Community Roots Run Deep At Westchester Plant Sale

Members of the Grassroots Garden Group gather for a photo during their annual plant sale on May 14. The proceeds from the sale go to the Westchester Food Pantry. | Provided  Sunday, May 15, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The Grassroots Garden Group’s annual plant sale, held Saturday near the village fountain on Cermak and Mannheim Roads in Westchester, […]

Hundreds Volunteer At Maywood’s Village Wide, Village Pride 

Maywood Mayor Nathaniel George Booker and Readith Esther put the finishing touches on Saturday’s beautification of the Maywood Home for Soldiers’ Widows. A team of volunteers planted flowers in front of the historic building during Saturday’s annual Village Pride, Village Wide event. | Michael Romain  Sunday, May 15, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Maywood’s annual Village Wide, Village […]

In Maywood, History Brought To Life By Civil War-Era Actors

Chris Bryant, who portrays William Herman Stipp, a volunteer with the 10th Illinois Infantry, which formed out of Sandwich, Ill. Stipp was among a group of actors portraying overlooked Civil War-era personalities during the annual Civil War Living History demonstration in Maywood on May 14. | Michael Romain  Sunday, May 15, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  William Herman […]