Proposed 5th Avenue Metra Train Station Progressing

Thursday, August 28, 2014 || By Michael Romain MAYWOOD — Representatives from FGM Architects (FGM) and Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd., (CBBEL) appeared before the Board of Trustees at an August 19, regular board meeting to report the firms’ progress on developing the geometric designs for a proposed Metra Station. The station is to be constructed on the south side of Main Street between 5th and … Continue reading Proposed 5th Avenue Metra Train Station Progressing

New Spending Items Reveal Real Needs and Past Negligence

By Michael Romain WEDNESDAY, MAYWOOD — Maywood Fire Station One, located at 700 St. Charles Road, may pose more serious, if hidden, threats than actual fires to the heroes it houses. Over the years, due to a chronic lack of maintenance that borders on outright negligence, the building’s cedar wood exterior has been subject to dry rot. Poorly maintained, shoddily sealed cedar windows, and overhead … Continue reading New Spending Items Reveal Real Needs and Past Negligence