Maywood Gets Serious About 13th Ave., Commits $200K To Repairs

A portion of 13th Avenue, a deteriorating street that spans Maywood and Broadview. | Google Maps. Thursday, May 12, 2016 || By Michael Romain  At a May 11 Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees discussed the possibility of finally repairing long-neglected 13th Avenue, which spans Maywood and Broadview. During budget talks last month, the board directed that $200,000 be … Continue reading Maywood Gets Serious About 13th Ave., Commits $200K To Repairs

‘It’s Called Politics,’ Says Maywood Mayor of Recent Misconduct Allegations

Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins during an event last year. | File. Wednesday, January 13, 2016 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 6:43 PM Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins pushed back against the controversy that’s arisen since a December 2015 report by the Cook County Sheriff’s was made public last week. The report summarized the results of an investigation the department’s Community Inspector Genera (CIG) Unit conducted … Continue reading ‘It’s Called Politics,’ Says Maywood Mayor of Recent Misconduct Allegations

Departing Trustees Jaycox and Cross Deliver Parting Comments at Last Meeting as Board Members

Thursday, May 21, 2015 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD || At a Wed., May 19 regular board meeting of the Maywood Board of Trustees, outgoing board members Cheryl Ealey-Cross and Audrey Jaycox delivered some parting comments that were representative of their respective roles and personalities. Cross, who was appointed in 2013 to fill the seat vacated by former trustee and current mayor Edwenna Perkins, left … Continue reading Departing Trustees Jaycox and Cross Deliver Parting Comments at Last Meeting as Board Members