Chris Harris, an independent Democrat running for the 7th District State Representative (Maywood, Forest Park, Bellwood, River Forest) nomination, condemned incumbent Chris Welch for his negative advertising that “has no foundation in fact.”
The Forest Preserves of Cook County (FPCC) Centennial Volunteers program will move into a new and expanded phase of operation following new funding received through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) will have some help keeping the county's vacant properties intact through a recent exclusive security agreement with the vacant-property security company Door and Window Guard Systems (DAWGS).
The Cook County Gun Violence Task Force will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. today at the Cook County Building's Board Room, 118 N. Clark Street, with several law enforcement officials present to provide the latest information on gun violence in the county.
The village of River Forest Board of Trustees will consider seven amendments to the village's historic preservation ordinance Feb. 22 that would change the rules for demolishing historically significant buildings.
Chicago politicians have been the leading advocates for the state of Illinois’ borrowing, but they’ve also pushed their own city to the financial brink, and are now begging suburban and downstate leaders to bail them out.