Chronicle: Proviso Won’t Need to Pay Nearly $2M in Fire Repair Overruns | Special Meeting Tuesday

A 2014 fire at Proviso East High School. | Steve Redick Monday, June 26, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews According to a June 26 Cook County Chronicle report, “A circuit court judge has dismissed the District 209 Proviso High School Board and its insurance company from liability for $1.8 million in over-budget bills submitted by a politically connected fire restoration and construction … Continue reading Chronicle: Proviso Won’t Need to Pay Nearly $2M in Fire Repair Overruns | Special Meeting Tuesday

Chronicle: Some Cook County Towns Reconsider Video Gambling Ban

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || By Jean Lotus State-sponsored video gambling has been legal in Illinois since 2012, but 34 Cook County municipalities have resisted its allure either by opting out of the law, or passing specific ordinances against it, according to the Illinois Gaming Board website. However, some of these holdout Cook County towns are taking a second … Continue reading Chronicle: Some Cook County Towns Reconsider Video Gambling Ban

Chronicle: Bellwood Library Trustees Criticized For Increasing Travel Expenses

Bellwood library board of trustees meet Feb. 10. | Jean Lotus/Chronicle Media Monday, February 22, 2016 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || By Jean Lotus When Bellwood librarians travel to attend conferences, they submit receipts for a meal at a chop-suey house or a salad at Cheesecake Factory. But when Bellwood Public Library trustees attend out-of-state conferences, hotels and airfare are covered and they also receive … Continue reading Chronicle: Bellwood Library Trustees Criticized For Increasing Travel Expenses