Breaking: Melrose Park Mayor Says He Can’t Commit to Welcoming Village Ordinance

Residents stand up in a show of support for a Welcoming Village ordinance in Melrose Park during a Feb. 27 regular board meeting. || Michael Romain/VFP Monday, February 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11:11 p.m. The atmosphere inside of a packed room at 1 N. Broadway during a regular Melrose Park board meeting felt like the pre-ceremonial rumblings of a wedding audience. … Continue reading Breaking: Melrose Park Mayor Says He Can’t Commit to Welcoming Village Ordinance

Melrose Park Board Supports ‘Sanctuary Village’ Ordinance

Melrose Park trustees (below) and members of PASO (above) during a Jan. 23 meeting, where an ordinance designed to make the village a welcoming community was discussed. | Shanel Romain/VFP Tuesday, January 24, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews During a Jan. 23 regular meeting, members of the Melrose Park Board of Trustees expressed their support for a ‘Welcoming Village’ or ‘Sanctuary Village’ ordinance, … Continue reading Melrose Park Board Supports ‘Sanctuary Village’ Ordinance