Village People: Mike Rogers Wants Public Housing to Be Remembered Right

Sunday, November 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Not everyone was born and raised in the suburbs. Some current suburbanites, like Maywood resident, former village trustee and retired architect Mike Rogers, were formed in the pressure cookers of the projects (which were more than the chaotic, crime-filled havens many people would reduce them to). Most of Chicago’s public housing projects have been torn down, but, thankfully, the memories of those places didn’t get razed with them.

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Maywood Board Approves Special Use Permit for Church Seeking to Expand

New Hope Christian Center, 14 S. 19th Ave. | Google Earth Friday, June 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During a June 20 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously voted in favor of an ordinance approving a special use permit that would allow New Hope Christian Center, 14 S. 19th Ave., to buildout and modify existing unoccupied commercial space. The space, located at 2 … Continue reading Maywood Board Approves Special Use Permit for Church Seeking to Expand