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Chief Talley Gets Contract Against Wishes of Mayor, Trustee

Chief Valdimir Talley at an awards event last year. File photo.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 || By Michael Romain || Updated: 6:15 PM

At a regular board meeting last night, Jan. 1,085 more words


Tribune: Maywood Has Big Hopes for Historic Home

The entrance of the vacant Home for Soldiers’ Widows in Maywood is wrapped in tarp and scaffolding. Workers are repairing the steps and front of the dilapidated building on First Avenue between Ohio and Lake streets.  832 more words

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Maywood's Women Employees Say Complaints About Village Hall Bathrooms Ignored

The ceiling in one of the bathrooms at 40 E. Madison. Photo courtesy of Hyetha Davis for the Village Free Press.

Friday, January 9, 2015 || By Michael Romain… 590 more words

Mayor Perkins

Worry No More

David Myers’s flash fiction, from last Wednesday’s meeting, ” What the Hell to Give the Wife at Christmas? Worry No More” is now available to read. 63 more words


Dempsey Staffing CEO Claims Her Company is a Political Target

Dempsey (second from left), at the opening of the Roosevelt Road McDonald’s in Maywood, which her company also staffed. She’s pictured with (from left to right), former village manager William Barlow, Proviso Township District 209 board member Theresa Kelly, Mayor Perkins, Ronald McDonald and franchise owner Jan Nelson June of last year. 865 more words


Hinoki and the Bird, Los Angeles review

Tucked away beneath a condo tower just beyond the eastern edge of the 20th Century Fox backlot, you might discover one of the greatest stars this town has ever unveiled. 658 more words

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Mayor Calls EPA on Village-owned ‘Dump’, Blasts Public Works Department for ‘Not Taking Care’ of Publicly-owned Property

Mayor Perkins takes photos of the ‘dump’ at Wilcox Avenue. Below, an abandoned RV sits among the litter strewn about the village-owned site. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. 771 more words