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Monthly Archives: April 2018

National Experts Applaud Chicago for Being ‘One of the Fastest Improving Big-City School Districts in the Country’

National Experts Applaud Chicago for Being ‘One of the Fastest Improving Big-City School Districts in the Country’

Confirming the district’s reputation as a national leader for driving academic improvement, the results of the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) show that CPS students have sustained their… Read more »

Castro announces $22.4 million in new funding for School District 46

Castro announces $22.4 million in new funding for School District 46

Senator Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) announced that School district 46 will receive more than $22.4 million in new money under Illinois’ new education funding formula. The Illinois State Board of Education… Read more »

How Medical Expenses Could Help You Save Money During Tax Season

How Medical Expenses Could Help You Save Money During Tax Season

With tax day around the corner, it’s time to gather those W-2s and financial statements in hopes that your return will equal a big check. Know what may help? Health-related… Read more »

Peoples Gas Partners with Legacy Nexus Foundation for Youth Conference

Peoples Gas Partners with Legacy Nexus Foundation for Youth Conference

Peoples Gas partnered with Legacy Nexus Foundation to host the 2nd Annual Chicago Youth Energy Technology Conference: Awareness and Access Campaign 2018 on Friday, April 6. The event was held… Read more »

Wrigleyville McDonald’s Reopens

Wrigleyville McDonald’s Reopens

The Wrigleyville McDonald’s reopened its doors, offering a new level of hospitality thanks to the upgrades made by its Hispanic owner, Carmen Solano De Carrier. The new restaurant boasts enhanced… Read more »

City Breaks Ground on Fleet and Facility Management HQ in Englewood

City Breaks Ground on Fleet and Facility Management HQ in Englewood

Mayor Emanuel joined the Department of Fleet and Facility Management (2FM) to break ground on 2FM’s new headquarters in Englewood. The new facility will be built on a 12.5-acre City-owned… Read more »

April is Driving Awareness Month

April is Driving Awareness Month

April is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Berwyn Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists that if they drive with a phone… Read more »

Czech Plaza Restaurant Celebrated the Grand Re-opening

Czech Plaza Restaurant Celebrated the Grand Re-opening

Cermak Road staple Czech Plaza Restaurant has re-opened their doors at 7016 W Cermak Rd. The 45-year-old restaurant boasts the same time honored menu featuring Czech specialties like Fruit Dumplings… Read more »

Reasons to see Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas

Reasons to see Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas

The beloved Tad Jones is back in a whole new animated adventure available on DVD and digital download this week. In this highly anticipated second installment of, Tad the Lost… Read more »

Officials Denounce Decision to Send Illinois National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border

Officials Denounce Decision to Send Illinois National Guard to U.S.-Mexico Border

By: Ashmar Mandou President Donald Trump’s plan to deploy National Guard troops to the Mexico border has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, and the law he… Read more »