Maywood Library Opens New Year With Extended Hours, More Staffers

The Maywood Public Library recently extended its opening hours. | File  Wednesday, January 4, 2023 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 1/5/22  The Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, is entering 2023 with extended hours and more staff members. The library’s extended hours went into effect on Jan. 3.  The library is oMonday through Thursday, […]

Westchester Abates $1.2M In 2022 Tax Levy 

Wednesday, January 4, 2023 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Last month, the Westchester village board voted unanimously to abate a total of $1.2 million in 2022 tax levy amounts that would have gone toward paying for a series of general obligation bonds taken out over the years for infrastructure improvement.  The four different bond issuances date back to 2013 […]

Bellwood’s Oldest TIF District Expires 

The Ferrara Candy warehouse at 2300 Maywood Drive, the site of the National Terminals TIF district, which the village board has allowed to expire. | Google Earth  Wednesday, January 14, 2023 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The oldest Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district in Bellwood is no more after the village board voted last month to allow it to […]