Is Maywood The Next Harvey? No, Say Village Officials After Inquiries

Saturday, May 5, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Harvey water tower. | Loco Steve/Flickr 

Word that the state had been garnishing $1.4 million in tax revenues owed to the city of Harvey, apparently forcing officials there to cut 40 police and fire department personnel last month, reverberated well beyond the troubled south suburb.

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Maywood, Bellwood, Melrose Park Ranked Among U.S. Cities With Lowest Average Credit Scores

January, 12, 2016 || By Michael Romain  According to a recent survey by the personal finance network WalletHub, the average credit scores of residents in Bellwood, Maywood and Melrose Park are among the lowest in the nation. Financial experts compared the average credit scores (as of September 2015) of people who live in 2,570 U.S. municipalities. Their ranking is based on data retrieved from TransUnion, a credit and … Continue reading Maywood, Bellwood, Melrose Park Ranked Among U.S. Cities With Lowest Average Credit Scores