Friday, December 29, 2017

Stay warm during this winter season!

The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) operates six Warming Centers during work weekdays when temperatures dip below 32 degrees. Additional facilities are opened as needed including Senior Centers, libraries, and Park District buildings. The Warming Centers that DFSS operatesContinue...


Each year millions of people buy fresh cut trees throughout the city and the US for the Christmas holiday. After the holiday is over, many families aren’t sure what to do with them. In Chicago, you have a great option to recycle your tree!

This year theContinue...



Wednesday, October 18, 2017

CHICAGO (October 18, 2017)–Following is a statement from Progressive Caucus Chair Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) in response to Mayor Emanuel’s FY 2018 City budget address: Continue…



Wednesday, January 25, 2017

I wanted to give everyone a quick update on the specific shooting crime that took place in front of Cardinal Bernadin School yesterday evening around 5:30 p.m. I am as angry to hear about this crime that has put families in such immediate danger andContinue...


The criminal element that has been plaguing the neighborhood in the last couple years is brought on by a lot of different issues. While criminals are the underlying problem, our police department staffing has decreased over the past few years, including officer allocations to theContinue...


Thursday, January 12, 2017

Our Urban Times, Elaine Coorens

Question: Alderman Waguespack, what do you see as the top five issues for 2017 in Chicago and your 32nd Ward? 




Monday, November 28, 2016

There is still time to apply for your property tax rebate from the City of Chicago.  The City has extended the deadline to apply in person at any of the over 20 neighborhood locations to Friday, December 30, 2016.  

The City of Chicago Property Tax RebateContinue...


Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Demolition of the Mega Mall building, located at 2500 N Milwaukee, is scheduled to begin December 5, 2016. The building is being demolished to clear the site for a new mixed use development called Logan’s Crossing that will include 114,000 SF of retail space, 40,000Continue...



Monday, October 10, 2016

Edward T. Johnson Superintendent of Police Chicago Police Department 3510 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60653

October 10, 2016

Dear Superintendent Johnson:



Friday, September 23, 2016

Aaron Cynic, Chicagoist

Mayor Rahm Emanuel outlined his plan to address Chicago violence Thursday evening to a few hundred people in a gymnasium at Malcolm X College.

“For all the things that make Chicago great, for all the things that make us proud to call ourselves Chicagoans, theContinue...