Posts Tagged “suburbs”

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.  “Substandard…

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

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Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist

Former Congressman Bill Lipinski joins Suburban Chicagoland as columnist Former Congressman William O. Lipinski has joined Suburban Chicagoland as a columnist writing Op-Ed commentary on national and regional politics writing the “Right from the Middle” Opinion Commentary column twice each month Lipinski served as the Democratic Committeeman from the Chicago 23rd Ward beginning in 1975 and…

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ComEd reports wide outages in wake of wind storm

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ComEd reports wide outages in wake of wind storm

ComEd reports wide outages in wake of wind storm ComEd Restores Power to more than 260,000 customers following severe storm. Customers should prepare for a multi-day restoration. Damage ranges from broken tree limbs to damage to homes, vehicles and property ComEd crews have restored power to more than 260,000 customers throughout northern Illinois after a derecho…

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Suburban Chicagoland grows to more than 1 million views per month

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Suburban Chicagoland grows to more than 1 million views per month

Suburban Chicagoland grows to more than 1 million views per month American suburban focused online newspaper celebrates its 8th Year Anniversary as an independent publication serving the Chicagoland suburbs. Readership continues to grow. Suburban Chicagoland’s viewership has surpassed more than 1 million views per month, according to our hosting site GoDaddy. The increase in the…

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit” This summer the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) of northeastern Illinois is launching a unifying marketing campaign to focus on the benefits of riding transit. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace provide two million rides each weekday and riders…

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Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab

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Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab

Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab Forcing suburbanites to help cover the budgetneeds of Chicago has always been a problem with Chicagoland politics. It needs to stop. It’s not that I don’t like Chicago. I Love Chicago. I was born there. But like most people born there, I fled to crime, the taxes and…

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Harper to host Community Health Fair to on trauma and gun violence

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Harper to host Community Health Fair to on trauma and gun violence

Harper to host Community Health Fair to on trauma and gun violence Community residents will have the chance to learn how to respond to incidents of gun violence and assist trauma victims during a Community Health Fair that state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, will host on Saturday, March 23. “For our community, we have to…

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too With all the usual issues being skirted and glossed over in the Chicago Mayoral election, voters should take notice of the undercurrent of issues on the sidelines that have as much impact on their lives as the rest. Conspiracies are a part of Chicago politics, so…

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Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor

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Let “Sub-Urban” voters vote for Chicago mayor Or, how the Suburbs got their name. Suburban residents should have the right to vote to select Chicago’s next mayor since Chicago survives not only on the taxes it collects from its residents but from nearly 30 percent of the taxes collected from residents who live in the…

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Morrison re-elected as Cook County GOP Chairman

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Morrison re-elected as Cook County GOP Chairman

Morrison re-elected as Cook County GOP Chairman Pro-taxpayer champion and 17th District Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison re-elected as leader of the Cook County Republican Organization. Morrison led the drive to block the oppressive soda and sweetened drink tax imposed by former Chicago Machine alderman and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Sean Morrison, the…

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Breaking: Fatality in accident on 87th Street in Bridgeview

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Breaking: Fatality in accident on 87th Street in Bridgeview

Breaking: Fatality in accident on 87th Street in Bridgeview An accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on the 87th Street Bridge between Oketo Avenue (about 7400 West) and 78th Avenue (7800 West) has closed off the street to all traffic, Bridgeview Police announced. The pedestrian (either walking or on a bicycle – it hasn’t…

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Bridgeview police search for armed suspect

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Bridgeview police search for armed suspect

Bridgeview police search for armed suspect Suspect sought in Bridgeview assault. On Aug 17, 2017 at approximately 11:05 AM, Officers of the Bridgeview Police Department responded to an armed robbery, which had just occurred at the Salvation Army store located at 9000 S. Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, Illinois. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a 31-year-old female victim [name withheld]…

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