Friday, January 14, 2011

The Chicago Department of Family & Support Services (DFSS) is preparing to conduct a one-night, point-in-time count of homeless individuals living in shelters and on the street on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. DFSS and its supporting agencies need your help.



Belmont/Racine/Southport Area

Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault

About this crime:

A man has been charged for sexually assaulting a woman in Lakeview in December.  The woman was attacked as she walked on the 1300 block of West Barry Ave.

What You Can Do: Don’t walk alone and stay inContinue...



Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Belmont/Racine/Southport Area

Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault

About this crime: On December 21, 2010 at 6:50 p.m., as the victim was walking home from the train station in the Lakeview area, a male offender approached victim from behind and demanded money. Offender implied he had a gun atContinue...


Monday, December 27, 2010

Vouchers for free flu shots at any Walgreens store or Take Care Clinic are available at the 32nd Ward Office.  Please stop by our office with proof of residency in the 32nd Ward to pick one up.

This service is only for individuals who do notContinue...


Monday, December 13, 2010

The Active Transportation Alliance sent a Thank You to Alderman Scott Waguespack for allocating money from the Menu Infrastructure Fund for bike lane improvements throughout the 32nd Ward.

View the letter here.

Learn more about the Active Transportation Alliance at their website.


Tuesday, December 7, 2010

As Chicago moves into winter, residents are being reminded to take precautions when the weather is extreme. Throughout this season, please keep in mind that the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) is prepared to assist Chicagoans through cold-weather emergencies.

DFSS coordinates the operationContinue...


Friday, December 3, 2010

Alderman Waguespack visited the French and Asian Clubs at Lakeview High School on Wednesday. He talked about the advantages of being bilingual/bicultural and shared his experience learning German while in an exchange program during his high school years. Scott also spent time in the BalkansContinue...



Friday, November 19, 2010

Beginning the week of November 29, 2010, the Halsted Street bridge over the Chicago River North Branch canal will be reconstructed.  The project will last until approximately December 2011.


  • Cars and bikes–Chicago to Larrabee to Division, back to Halsted
  • Trucks and buses–North Branch to Cherry toContinue...


Alderman Scott Waguespack introduced an ordinance at the November 17, 2010 City Council meeting prohibiting the issuance of new late hour liquor licenses.

“In the 32nd Ward, we have 17 late night liquor licenses and over 50% of them are currently either the source of deleteriousContinue...


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 began demolition of a building at the site of Economy Plating, 2348-52 N. Elston Ave. in Chicago on November 15, 2010. Formerly a chrome plating shop, the site has been abandoned since 2003.

Demolition comes after a number ofContinue...