New Study Lays Out State Of Berkeley’s Roadways 

Herbert Avenue in Berkeley, between Madison and Prospect. The street has a PCI score of 27, meaning its in very poor condition. | File  Sunday, September 18, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The village of Berkeley is currently evaluating its long-term plans for roadway maintenance and there’s renewed urgency among village officials in light of a  new study released earlier […]

Maywood Police To Get Body Cams, Board Approves New Union Contracts 

Sunday, September 18, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The Maywood Police Department will be getting body cameras soon and the village board recently approved new labor agreements with two unions representing employees in the police department.  During a meeting on Aug. 16, the board voted to approve agreements with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) representing telecommunicators and […]

Westchester Planning Major $2M Water Meter Replacement Project 

A smart water meter by Core and Main. Westchester is looking to replace its older residential meters with new Core and Main smart meters. | Panama City Beach  Sunday, September 18, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The village of Westchester is looking to replace all of its residential water meters, many of which are decades old and giving […]

Maywood To Get Redesigned Website  

A screenshot of the homepage of Maywood’s existing website. | File  Sunday, September 18, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The village of Maywood’s municipal website will soon be redesigned and the site’s domain name changed from .org to .gov.  The village board voted 5-1 on Aug. 16 to tap Revize Software Systems, a Michigan-based company that specializes in […]

Hines To Host Job And Healthcare Fair Sept. 24

Hines VA Hospital. | File  Sunday, September 18, 2022 || By Hines VA Hospital || @maywoodnews  HINES, Ill. – Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital will host an employment hiring fair and healthcare enrollment event on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the main lobby of Hines VA Hospital, 5000 S. 5th Ave. in Hines.  Federal employment positions […]

Maywood Approves Zoning Change To Allow Daycare To Operate In Former Liquor Store 

Sunday, September 18, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Last month, the Maywood village board unanimously voted in favor of an ordinance approving a zoning map amendment and special use for a daycare center to operate inside of 1418 Madison Street, the former Wade’s Liquor and Grocery.  The village’s Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals voted 5-0 on Aug. 4 […]

As It Plans Demolitions, Maywood Looks To Bellwood’s Home-Building Project As Potential Model

Sunday, September 8, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  As Maywood officials identify eyesore properties throughout the village to demolish, they’re also looking at what to do with the vacant lots that will replace them. And Bellwood’s popular experiment in home-building came up as an example of what Maywood might do to make its housing base more viable. During […]