Village People: Elizabeth Burnett Goes On A Climate Strike

Sunday, September 22, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Elizabeth Burnett, of Maywood, during Friday’s Global Climate Strike. | Michael Romain

On Sept. 20, millions of young people around the world participated in the Global Climate Strike — what “may be remembered as the largest global demonstration ever in the fight against climate change,” according to Vox.

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Bellwood Grants Tax Breaks, Could Lure Food Production Company

Sunday, September 20, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: An aerial view of buildings at 62 Davis Drive and 5303 St. Charles Road in Bellwood that Brett Anthony Foods is seeking to renovate with the help of property tax breaks. | LoopNet

The Village of Bellwood Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Sept. 18 to support granting Class 6(b) property tax incentives to a hat manufacturer and a food production business that wants to buy two properties in the village in order to expand its operations.

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A New Park Is Going Up In Maywood Where A Vacant Lot Was

Friday, September 20, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A new park being built at 1015 S. 10th Ave. in Maywood. | Michael Romain

A brand new park that will be named after a local lawmaker is being built on a long-empty lot in Maywood. The park is currently under construction at 1015 S. 10th Ave., between Madison Street and Maywood Drive.

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