Thursday, February 23, 2012

Senior citizen exemption forms were recently mailed to constituents that have filed previously for the Senior Citizen Exemption. This application form also includes a section where residents can sign up for the Senior Freeze if they meet the income guidelines.

To qualify for the Senior ExemptionContinue...


Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Chicago Park District has a new website that was launched earlier this year, which offers a number of enhancements. One of the biggest changes on the site is a new program registration system. With this new system, patrons are required to create an account beforeContinue...

Friday, February 10, 2012

Friends of Audubon School recently created a brief document highlighting our schools accomplishments and interesting facts for our potential families, local community and corporate sponsors.  Audubon continues to strive for even greater success and wants to share their story with the community at large.

Audubon FactContinue...


Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Community Alert: Strong Arm Robberies (14th District – Shakespeare)

Area 5 Detective Division Alert # 650-12-007 February 1, 2012 Community Alert :  Strong Arm Robberies 14th District – Shakespeare

About This Crime: Strong Arm Robberies are occurring within the 14th District. The majority of victims targeted areContinue...



Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Proposed Ordinance Regulates Distribution of Yellow Pages Phone Books



Monday, December 19, 2011

Dana Kozlov, CBS 2 and CBS 2 Political Producer Ed Marshall contributed to this report.

Another week, another embarrassing detail concerning the city’s parking meter monopoly; Chicago Parking Meters LLC has sent City Hall another bill for lost revenue from the city’s parking meters.

As CBS 2’sContinue...


Friday, December 16, 2011

As part of the ongoing redistricting process, Alderman Waguespack suggested that the City Council consider a map with 35 rather than 50 wards. Given the decline in population since the peak of 3.6 million in 1950, such a map would have a population per WardContinue...


Thursday, December 15, 2011

Two proposals for the redistricting of the City’s 50 Wards have been presented to the City Council’s Committee on Rules and Ethics.

Taxpayer Protection Map

Map For A Better Chicago


Friday, December 2, 2011

METRA is proposing changes to the UP North Line Schedule. These changes are designed to better reflect the actual run times, taking into account things like heavier loading times at certain stations.

UP North Line Proposed Schedule

METRA is taking a number of steps to gather publicContinue...



Wednesday, November 30, 2011

The 13th Police District has issued a community alert regarding recent robberies in the area. Victims are being approached by one or two Male Black Offender who punch victims in the face and/or push them down. Offenders then go through victim’s pockets and take proceedsContinue...