Chasity Wells-Armstrong

Report: Maywood Manager Created ‘Culture Of Fear And Intimidation’

Attorney Carrie A. Herschman of Herschman Levison Hobfoll PLLC addresses residents during a June 21 Maywood board meeting, where a report based on her roughly two-month investigation into allegations made by former Maywood manager Chasity Wells-Armstrong against Maywood Mayor Nathaniel George Booker. | Michael Romain  Saturday, June 25, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The tense, roughly year-long feud […]

Maywood Board Appoints Police Chief As Interim Village Manager

Maywood Police Chief Elijah Willis. | File  Saturday, June 4, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  During a tense special board meeting on Saturday morning, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted 4-3 to appoint Maywood Police Chief Elijah Willis as interim village manager while current Village Manager Chasity Wells-Armstrong is on paid administrative leave.  Trustees Isiah Brandon, Miguel Jones […]

After DUI In Village Car, Maywood Mayor Says No To Vehicle For Village Manager

Maywood Mayor Nathaniel George Booker participates in a bike ride from Oak Park to Maywood on May 15. | File  Sunday, May 22, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The conversation that took place at a Maywood village board meeting on May 17 was heated, as usual. Tensions between Maywood Mayor Nathaniel George Booker and his hand-selected village manager, […]

Maywood’s New Attorney Introduces Herself Amid Feud Between Mayor And Manager

The exterior wall of Maywood’s Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood. | File  Thursday, April 7, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The new village attorney for Maywood introduced herself during a board meeting on April 5. The introduction comes amid a nasty feud between Maywood Mayor Nathaniel George Booker and Village Manager Chasity Wells-Armstrong, which has […]

Maywood Won’t Be Opening Hampton Pool This Year, Looks To Future

The Fred Hampton Aquatic Center in Maywood, which will be closed for another year as village and park district officials decide what to do with the facility. | File  Sunday, April 3, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews After flirting with the possibility of opening the Hampton Aquatic Center, 300 Fred Hampton Way in Maywood, this summer, Maywood officials […]

Maywood Mayor’s Attempt To Force Manager’s Resignation Blocked, Sources Say

Maywood Village Manager Chasity Wells-Armstrong at a meeting in June, when she was hired. | File  Thursday, March 10, 2022 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 8:12 p.m.  An unexpected attempt by Maywood’s mayor to axe the village manager was blocked by a majority of trustees on Wednesday, according to multiple people who were at the meeting.  Sources […]