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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, 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…

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Launches Online Community Forum To Engage With Chicago Residents

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the launch of CHIdeas, an online community forum to engage Chicago residents and businesses in a discussion on how…

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The City of Chicago Veterans Day Ceremony will be held on November 11th at 10am at Soldier Field and will once again take place just inside Gate (O)…

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

Mayor Emanuel Presents Balanced 2015 Budget to City Council

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

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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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Property Fraud Alert

Property Fraud Alert

Did you know that property and recording fraud is one of the fastest growing white collar…

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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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