5 hours ago

We deserve more from Commissioner Bridget Gainer

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/4-cook-county-board-members-missed-25-or-more-meetings-in-past-5-years-survey/ + she's been SILENT on Joe Berrios and on advocating for property tax equity -- all while dreaming of higher office.

    4 Cook County Board members missed 25% or more meetings in past 5 years: survey
    Cook County Board members have missed hundreds of meetings in the past five years, an investigation by the Chicago Sun-Times and ABC7 Chicago's I-Team has found - with four county commissioners absent at least a quarter of the time. Commissioner Bridget Gainer had the worst attendance record, records show.
    https://chicago.suntimes.com

18 hours ago

Updated 9 hours ago

10:30pm ARMED ROBBERY, together with GUNSHOT, at 1850 N Sedgwick

Late evening armed robbery of two individuals walking at 1850 N Sedgwick. Two black males (one about 6’2” and the other with a shaved head, about 5’10”, with earrings) approached victim 1 and demanded all belongings, then pistol whipped victim 1 on the head while also choking victim 1. They also demanded the belongings of victim 2, and when she refused, they fired their gun in her direction. Offenders fled in a grey or light SUV. Victims are ok and reported crime to police.

Police expressed that a high number of such crimes in Old Town (estimated 50) have taken place in the past week.

17 hours ago

3 days ago

Small change purse found at Lakeshore and Division bus stop on 1/18

Just email sbk616@yahoo.com and identify it.

3 days ago

3 days ago

What Does $1,500 Rent You In Old Town, Today?

1530 N Orleans St., #1

1660 North LaSalle Dr.

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190 North State Street celebrates 100 years

    What Does $1,500 Rent You In Old Town, Today?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Old Town? We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding a place in the neighborhood if you've got $1,500 / month earmarked for your rent.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Townhouses proposed for Vernon Hills Town Center

The village's planning and zoning commission will review the proposal at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at village hall, 290 Evergreen Drive.

    Townhouses proposed for Vernon Hills Town Center
    An area targeted for redevelopment in Vernon Hills more than a decade ago will receive a new look. Taxman Corp. of Skokie is seeking approvals to allow for construction of 18 townhouses to be known as Commons II on the last vacant property in the Vernon Hills Town Center, a mix of restaurants, shops and residences at routes 45 and 21 that has been 15 years in the making.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 13

Updated 6 days ago

Looking for an expert tailor or seamstress

I have a long formal gown with lace. It needs to be taken in on the sides. Any recommendations in the neighborhood? I’m also open to going somewhere in Chicagoland.

Jan 15

Jan 13

  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    ADD ADDITIONAL DRYWALL TO COVER THE EXISTING CRACKS ,REPLACE KITCHEN FAUCETS, REPLACE 2 KITCHEN CABINETS, AND REPLACE 6 EXISTING INTERIOR DOORS. ALL WORK SAME AS EXISTING, NO STRUCTURAL WORK. ALL WORK SUBJECT TO FIELD INSPECTIONS.

    1613 N. Mohawk St. Issued January 11, 2018 Comment

Jan 13

Jan 13

Critics Slam Senior Housing Center After Resident Dies In Elevator

Mildred Wright died in an elevator at Evergreen Towers, 1333 N. Cleveland. Her friends say she was having a medical emergency, but help came too late.

    Critics Slam Senior Housing Center After Resident Dies In Elevator
    (WBBM Newsradio) - The death of a woman at a senior living home has prompted her neighbors in Old Town to demand change. WBBM's Michele Fiore reports. Mildred Wright died in an elevator at Evergreen Towers, 1333 N. Cleveland. Her friends say she was having a medical emergency, but help came too late.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 12

  • STEM Students Unite

    Mrs. Story is asking for $1076.55:
    My students need a Stem Station to give them a balanced and equitable education. Our school would like to begin a STEM program but have neither the supplies or funds to bring this idea to fruition.
    Manierre Elementary School Comment

Jan 09

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Jan 08

Two accused of attacking woman, 63, during Old Town home invasion

Derdra Brown, 57, and Willie Polk, 49, allegedly forced their way into an apartment near the 1500 block of North Sedgwick Street in Old Town on Friday night and demanded money from the victim, who is Brown’s neighbor.

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Polk, of the 2700 Block of West Harrison Street in Lawndale, was repeatedly advised not to speak in court but insisted on telling Judge Clancy that Brown “did do that” and that he was “willing to help the state.”

    Two accused of attacking woman, 63, during Old Town home invasion
    A 63-year-old woman was left "bloody and battered" after a neighbor broke a bottle over her head during a home invasion, prosecutors said Sunday. Derdra Brown, 57, and Willie Polk, 49, allegedly forced their way into an apartment near the 1500 block of North Sedgwick Street in Old Town on Friday night and demanded money from the victim, who is Brown's neighbor.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jan 07

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    CORRECTION TO THE EXISTING PLANS; UPGRADE ELECTRICAL SERVICE FROM 200AMP TO 600AMP 120/240 3-PHASE FOR 2 UNITS, STORE FRONT, AND PUBLIC METER

    1543 N. Sedgwick St. Issued January 5, 2018 Comment

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