In the News

Jun
29

Minimum Wage in Chicago Increases Wednesday, July 1

On Wednesday, July 1, the minimum wage in Chicago will increase to $10 an hour, $5.45 for tipped employees like restaurant servers. The wage applies to employers who maintain a business within the city and employees …

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Jun
29

Trash Pick-Up Changes for Independence Day Observance

Since Independence Day is on a Saturday this year, city offices (including mine) will be closed Friday for the holiday. Additionally, the Department of Streets and Sanitation will not pick up trash Friday. Instead, crews …

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Jun
29

‘Zero Tolerance’ After Shooting Outside Portage Theater, Alderman Says

PORTAGE PARK — The Portage Theater has been in violation of its liquor license for more than a year by failing to have cameras recording the exterior of the Six Cornerstheater, Ald. John Arena (45th) said. A suburban man was …

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Upcoming Events

Jul
24

Love your local at ‪#‎JeffFest‬ this year.

6:00 pm

Join us July 24-26. www.JeffFest.org. @GalestreetInn @Leadbellys @smilindawgs @caponies @chicagocupcake @creativecooking ‪#‎Buylocal‬

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Jul
12

SHRED-A-THON

9:30 am

Prevent identity theft by bringing your old paperwork with any sensitive information to this shred event and get them destroyed while you watch. July 12, 9:30 am – 12:30pm @Independence Park 3945 N. Springfield Ave.

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Jun
26

17th District Roll Call at Hamlin and Belle Plaine

6:00 pm

The 17th District, community leaders and elected officials are conducting an Outdoor Roll Call at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26. The Roll Call will be at the intersection of Hamlin and Belle Plaine. Hope …

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