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Monthly Archives: October 2019

City of Chicago to Host Community Meetings on Zoning Rules for Cannabis Sales

City of Chicago to Host Community Meetings on Zoning Rules for Cannabis Sales

As part of Mayor Lightfoot’s efforts to ensure residents have a voice in the implementation of legalized cannabis sales in Chicago, the Mayor’s Office and the City Council Committee on… Read more »

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future Announces New Physical Presence on Chicago’s South Side

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future Announces New Physical Presence on Chicago’s South Side

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (Skills) announced plans for a physical presence on Chicago’s South Side to better serve neighborhoods experiencing disparities in employment and economic inclusion, set to open in… Read more »

ComEd Part of Climate Change Investment Initiative

ComEd Part of Climate Change Investment Initiative

Innovators across northern Illinois can now take advantage of up to $20 million in funding from the Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corp., ComEd’s parent company, to support startups and the… Read more »

Comcast Increases Internet Speeds for Greater Chicago Region

Comcast Increases Internet Speeds for Greater Chicago Region

Comcast is increasing download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet tiers for customers in its Greater Chicago Region (GCR), which includes Illinois, Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan. … Read more »

Chicago Fire Soccer Club Returns to Soldier Field

Chicago Fire Soccer Club Returns to Soldier Field

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, Chicago Park District Superintendent and CEO Mike Kelly, and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced that the team will return to Soldier Field to play their… Read more »

City Budget Team Announces Results of 2020 Budget Survey

City Budget Team Announces Results of 2020 Budget Survey

The City’s budget team have concluded a series of Budget Town Hall meetings last week where nearly 2,600 residents, elected officials and other key stakeholders from across Chicago’s neighborhoods participated… Read more »

Calling all volunteers: Seniors Training Academy Recruits (STARS) Program

Calling all volunteers: Seniors Training Academy Recruits (STARS) Program

The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Training Academy and Triton College’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) are looking for older adults who want to volunteer for a new instructional program… Read more »

NIU to Host Vendor Networking Fair

NIU to Host Vendor Networking Fair

Companies looking to do business with Northern Illinois University and other state agencies are invited to the Diversity Vendor Networking Fair, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, in… Read more »

Latino Art Beat Presents ‘Visiting the Museum’

Latino Art Beat Presents ‘Visiting the Museum’

“Visiting the Museum” is a short 20-minute film about two high school teens Raul and Clint, who have been friends ‘forever’, visiting the Oriental Institute Museum to do research for… Read more »

Set Limits on Exploding Class Sizes, Say Teachers, Parents

Set Limits on Exploding Class Sizes, Say Teachers, Parents

Courtesy of Chicago Teachers Union As CPS drags on addressing class size issues at the bargaining table, teachers, parents and students from South Side schools are calling on the mayor’s… Read more »