Westchester Plans July 4th Parade, Area Fireworks Listing Inside 

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Feature photo by Giovanny Palencia || Top photo by Mike Enerio on Unsplash The village of Westchester, the Westchester Chamber of Commerce and the Westchester Park District will host their annual Fourth of July Parade, with only a minor change from previous years.  The parade will start July 4, 10 a.m., at […]

Raines-Welch, Kantas Win Primaries To Fill Judicial Vacancies

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 || By Bob Skolnik/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews  ShawnTe Raines-Welch and Nicholas Kantas are on their way to the bench. They both won their respective Democratic primaries for two vacancies in in the 4th Judicial Subcircuit on June 28 — and they’ll face no Republican opponents in the November general election. Raines-Welch, who is married to Emanuel […]

Staffing Shortages Force Popular Roosevelt Road Sausage Stand To Temporarily Close

Big Guys owner Brendan O’Connor stands for a photo on June 23, 2022, at the restaurant on Roosevelt Road in Berwyn. | Alex Rogals Wednesday, June 29, 2022 || By Melissa Elsmo/Oak Park Eats || @maywoodnews  Big Guys Sausage Stand, 7021 Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn, will mark a decade in business on July 13. An anniversary of this magnitude should […]

Free Live Music Striking Up Across Proviso This Summer

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Photo by Sebastian Ervi on Unsplash || UPDATED: 5:11 p.m.  As summer heats up, free outdoor music festivals and performances are being held across Proviso Township.  Maywood  The Maywood Park District and the village have started up their annual Wine Down Wednesdays featuring small shots, wine and charcuterie trays.  The next one […]

Congressman Davis Beats Back Primary Challenge In Narrowest Win Since His First Race 

Congressman Danny K. Davis at his election night headquarters in Chicago on June 28. | Shanel Romain  Wednesday, June 29, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  On Tuesday, Congressman Danny K. Davis (7th) emerged from a conference room inside of the National Association of Letter Carriers building in Chicago, where his election night party was taking place, with the […]

How People Voted In Referendums Across Proviso

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Last night, voters across Proviso Township weighed in on a range of ballot questions affecting everything from term limits and carjacking in Broadview to overnight parking in Maywood. Below are the results of those referendums.  Broadview, Term Limits  Shall all elected officials of the Village of Broadview, including the offices of […]

Recapping Election Results For Key Primary Races 

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Tuesday’s Illinois Primary Election has officially come and gone, and there were few surprises, with most races congealing in the days leading to June 28.  Gov. JB Pritzker beat challenger Beverly Miles 92% to 8% in the Democratic primary while in the Republican primary Darren Bailey garnered 57% of the […]