Report: White Flight Correlated to Job Loss in Black, Latino Suburbs

Norman Rockwell | “New Kids in the Neighborhood,” 1967 Tuesday, April 25, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews A new study by the Metropolitan Planning Council’s research chief, Alden Loury, examines what happens to a town’s jobs climate when its white residents leave and, as is usually the case, black or brown residents move in. Loury wrote that his study shows “that suburban municipalities … Continue reading Report: White Flight Correlated to Job Loss in Black, Latino Suburbs

Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 || By Michael Romain  EDITORIAL | During an Oct. 20 regular board meeting, Maywood resident Dawn Williams-Rone expressed her dissatisfaction with the village’s high water bills — bills Rone, along with many other residents, are convinced are high unnecessarily. Maywood Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr., pointed out in a prior meeting that an audit conducted two years ago showed the village … Continue reading Maywood’s Sky High Water Bills Partly Due To Sky High Waste