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Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Park District Receives 2014 National Gold Medal Award For Excellence In Parks And Recreation

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park…

Mayor Emanuel Presents Balanced 2015 Budget to City Council

Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented the proposed City of Chicago 2015 budget to the City Council, an $8.90 billion budget that, for the fourth…

Mayor Emanuel, World Business Chicago, Chicago Federation Of Labor And Business Leaders Announce 1,000 Jobs For Chicagoland Manufacturing

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, World Business Chicago, Chicago Federation of Labor and business leaders announced 1,000 Jobs for Chicagoland Manufacturing, an initiative in the…

Mayor Emanuel Announces UPS Will Create 4,000 New Jobs In Chicagoland Area

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that UPS will create more than 4,000 full-time and part-time seasonal jobs in the Chicagoland area as part of…

Mayor Emanuel and Chancellor Hyman Announce Chicago Star Scholarship for Chicago Public High School Students

Mayor Emanuel and Chancellor Hyman Announce Chicago Star Scholarship for Chicago Public High School Students

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) Chancellor Cheryl Hyman announced the Chicago Star Scholarship today that will help ensure more…

Divvy Launches Student Membership Program

Mayor Emanuel and Divvy, Chicago’s bike share system, announced a new Student Membership program, making a Divvy annual membership available to students at…

Mayor Emanuel Announces Expansion of Pre-K to More Than 2,600 Chicago Public School Children

Nearly $17 Million Social Impact Bond Program Reinforces the Mayor’s Commitment to Providing High-Quality early Childhood Education for Students Most in Need; Pay…

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Crowdfunding Campaign To Support Inner City Youth Baseball, Softball

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District Superintendent Michael P. Kelly today announced the launch of “Play Ball Chicago,” an online fundraiser designed…

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The City of Chicago is accelerating solar energy, making installation of rooftop solar easier, cheaper, and faster than ever. By cutting fees, and reducing time-in-line, streamlining and standardizing…

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Chicago Solar Express Chicago’s Rooftop Solar Portal

The City of Chicago is accelerating solar energy, making installation of rooftop solar easier, cheaper, and faster than ever. By cutting fees, and reducing time-in-line, streamlining and standardizing…

Chicago’s Green Attractions

There is plenty to see and do if you are looking for a close-up Green Chicago experience. Two world-class conservatories, award-winning Millennium Park, the innovative Chicago Center for…

Chicago Conservatories and Greenhouses

Step inside and be transported to another place and time. The Chicago Park District has two world class conservatories where you will find tropical palms and ancient ferns,…

Chicago Home Composting

Information in English and Spanish from the University of Illinois Extension office, including: Composting Basics Compost Recipes Build Your Own Bin Worm Composting Composting Resources Composting Links Composting…

Water Conservation Tips for Residents

from the EPA: For Every Room in the House With Plumbing Repair leaky faucets, indoors and out. Consider replacing old equipment (like toilets, dishwahers and laundry machines). In…

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I.B. E. W. Local 134 and the Electrical Contractors’ Apprenticeship opportunities

I.B. E. W. Local 134 and the Electrical Contractors’ Association sponsor apprenticeship programs in Cook County, Illinois through the Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust…

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Life Enrichment Programs for Chicagoans 60 Years and Better

Life Enrichment Programs for Chicagoans 60 Years and Better

The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services Senior Services Area Agency on Aging presents their Summer…

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Free Museum Days in Chicago

Free Museum Days in Chicago

Chicago has amazing museums with unbelievable artifacts including a 67 million year old T. rex, moon…

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