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Filming in the Ward

Please be aware that filming for a web series will take place on the 5400 block of Clark St. on Monday, February 15.…

Shots Fired

February 9 – This morning just before 1:00 a.m., several calls were reported to 911 for shots fired in the area surrounding Western…

Shots Fired

February 5 – This morning at approximately 3:00 a.m., multiple shots were fired in the vicinity of Bryn Mawr Avenue and Artesian Avenue.…

Shots Fired

February 4 – This morning at approximately 1:30 a.m., multiple shots were fired in the vicinity of California Avenue and Rockwell Avenue; Peterson…

Robbery at Lincoln and Carmen

January 29 – This morning at approximately 5:15 a.m., in the vicinity of Lincoln Ave. and Carmen Ave., a woman was approached by…

California Avenue Water Main Replacement

California Avenue Water Main Replacement

Please be aware that by late January 2016, the Department of Water Management will begin work to install a new water main on…

Pathways in Education

Please be aware that CPS has decided not to pursue the opening of Pathways in Education at 4820 N. Western Avenue. Pathways was…

“Lyft” Driver Shooting

“Lyft” Driver Shooting

Please read the incident summary from the 24th District regarding the shooting that took place on Thursday, January 14, 2016, in the 40th…

Gross Park Brainstorm and Bagels

Don’t miss the Gross Park Advisory Council’s 2016 Planning Meeting where neighbors can help select and plan the park’s 2016 activities including movies,…

Handicap Parking Signs News Report

Some residents may have read a story detailing one resident’s issues with her handicap parking signs. First, the City had those signs reinstalled…

Peterson Avenue Water Main Replacement

Please be advised that the Department of Water Management has begun a water main project on Peterson Ave.  between Western Ave. and Damen…

Where is my Beat Meeting

We have adjusted the Beat meeting map to reflect the changes to our Ward boundaries. Each Chicago police district is divided into three…

Lincoln Avenue Water Main Replacement

Crews will start replacing the water main under Lincoln Avenue from Lawrence to Montrose next week. DNAinfo/Patty Wetli LINCOLN SQUARE — The Department…

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AccessChicago takes place this year on Wednesday, July 13, at Navy Pier. This is the perfect event for people with disabilities of all ages! Test products, services and connect…

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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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The city would like residents to be aware of what is acceptable to throw away in blue recycling carts. Below is a list of acceptable as well as…

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Please be aware that the Chicago Park District will soon begin performing prescribed burns in the…

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2016 Chicago Festival and Event Line-Up

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the 2016 dates of…

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