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High School Students Network Their Way to Success with Support from Exelon Mentors

High School Students Network Their Way to Success with Support from Exelon Mentors

Stay in School UIC Networking Scavenger Hunt empowers citywide youth to build a network, envision college, and graduate high school January is National Mentorship Month, and over the weekend, Exelon… Read more »

City Officials Break Ground on Innovative Library Projects

City Officials Break Ground on Innovative Library Projects

Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and Chicago Public Library (CPL) announced the beginning of construction on three innovative co-located housing and library developments being built across the city. City and elected… Read more »

Daniel Biss Launches Statewide College Tour

Daniel Biss Launches Statewide College Tour

On Thursday, February 1st, Daniel Biss will kick off a seven day tour visiting colleges across Illinois to meet with voters and share his vision for an Illinois that works…. Read more »

Heritage Middle School Uses Philanthropic Grant for Vex Robotics Team

Heritage Middle School Uses Philanthropic Grant for Vex Robotics Team

The Berwyn Development Corporation (BDC) presented Heritage Middle School with a philanthropic grant for their VEX Robotics Team. The grant provided the school with funds to provide materials for and… Read more »

City to Host Free Income Tax Assistance

City to Host Free Income Tax Assistance

Tax Prep Chicago are marking Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day and the official start of tax season by reminding residents to take advantage of the City of Chicago’s free tax assistance… Read more »

CTA Announce Preferred Alignment for Red Line Extension

CTA Announce Preferred Alignment for Red Line Extension

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced that the agency has selected a preferred alignment for the Red Line Extension (RLE)—a project that will extend the Red Line to 130th Street… Read more »

Madigan Launches Website on Chicago Police Dept Consent Decree

Madigan Launches Website on Chicago Police Dept Consent Decree

Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced her office now has a website that Chicago residents are encouraged to use to find information and provide input as part of the development of… Read more »

Kevin B. Morrison Snags AFSCME Endorsement

Kevin B. Morrison Snags AFSCME Endorsement

Candidate for Cook County Commissioner of the 15th District Kevin B. Morrison snagged a key endorsement from the nation’s largest and fastest growing public services employees union AFSCME. Kevin B…. Read more »

ComEd Crews Mobilize to Assist in Puerto Rico Recovery

ComEd Crews Mobilize to Assist in Puerto Rico Recovery

As Puerto Rico continues to restore its energy system following the devastation of Hurricane Maria, ComEd is sending crews and equipment to assist in the restoration of power. ComEd is… Read more »

Record Number of Senior Citizens Apply for Senior Exemption

Record Number of Senior Citizens Apply for Senior Exemption

On the first day after a robocall reminding seniors to apply for the senior exemption before the February 7th deadline, the Cook County Assessor’s Office and suburban satellite offices were… Read more »