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Mayor Rahm Emanuel Doubles Size of Low Income Coupon Program at Chicago Farmers’ Markets

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today the Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) will fund the Double Value Coupon Program (DVCP) at Farmers’…

City of Chicago Begins Second Year of Emerald Ash Borer Inoculations

Mayor Emanuel announced today that the Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation is beginning the second year in a multi-year plan to inoculate…

Mayor Emanuel Announces More Than 20,000 Drivers Have Downloaded ParkChicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that more than 20,000 drivers have downloaded ParkChicago, the City’s new pay-by-cell parking application, and rollout of the…

Minimum Wage Working Group Announces Location of First Public Hearing and Launches Online Forum for Public Comment

Mayoral Task Force Sets Public Hearings and Launches New Website to Give All Residents a Voice in the Process of Developing a Balanced…

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Blue Cart Recycling Program Receives Award for Outstanding Government Recycling Program from the Illinois Recycling Association

Citywide Blue Cart Recycling Program Services 600,000 Chicago Households Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Chicago’s Residential Blue Cart Recycling Program received the…

Statement From Mayor Rahm Emanuel On The Chicago Public Library Receiving The National Medal For Museum And Library Service

Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 Download this Press Release “This honor is a ringing endorsement of the new chapter that we are writing in the…

Mayor Emanuel Visits Students Receiving Free Vision Exams at Sumner Elementary School

City of Chicago’s 2013 and 2014 Budgets Provided $3 Million in Funding for School-Based Eye Examinations to Help Students Focus and Excel in…

Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Equal Pay

Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 “Equal pay is not a women’s issue, it is a family issue, a community issue, and an issue for our…

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Read full article: Department of Buildings Encourages Residents to Use Porches Safely With summer in full swing, please remember to use porches, balconies, decks and stairs safely and…

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Farmers Markets in Full Swing

Our neighborhood Farmers Markets have begun! Stop by the one of many markets in our area for all your fresh fruit, veggies and more. Andersonville Farmers Market Every Wednesday…

Acceptable Blue Cart Recycling Materials

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…

Chicago Sustainable Backyards Program

The City of Chicago’s Chicago Sustainable Backyards Program is offering rebates of up to 50% toward your trees, shrubs, native plants, compost bins, and rain barrels: Purchase a qualifying tree,…

40th Ward Traffic Circle Beautification

While neighborhood traffic circles have proven to be quite successful in making residential streets safer for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists, the foliage that was originally planted can at…

Green Tech U Seminars & Events

Schedule of Seminars & Events The Chicago Center for Green Technology’s Green Tech U Program has been developed in response to the increasing demand for educational opportunities regarding…

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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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EPA Tips for Preventing Poisonings in Your Home

In 2012, poison centers answered more than 3.4 million calls. That’s one call every 8 seconds.…

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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 Spring…

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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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