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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Maywood Park District Commissioner Censured

Sunday, June 9, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A Maywood Park District meeting on May 14, when Dawn Rone, the park district board president (fourth from left), reprimanded Commissioner Arnettra Barber-Burnside (second from left). | File

A Maywood Park District commissioner was censured earlier this year by her colleagues for allegedly behaving in a manner “unbecoming of an elected official” during an Illinois Association of Park Districts conference in January and reprimanded last month for reportedly violating board policy. The commissioner has denied both claims.

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