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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.  No shell casings were found in the area and no property damage was reported. Police are continuing to investigate this incident. As more information becomes available, I will pass it along to […]

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 Avenue and Ardmore Avenue.  Many residents heard the shots and called 911. The officers retrieved shell casings from the area and are investigating at this time. Please continue to call 911 if […]

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 three males who demanded she give them everything she had, including her wallet, cellphone and keys. The three men exited a light blue, 4-door vehicle. One of the men was wearing a […]

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 California Ave. from Foster Ave. to Lawrence Ave. “No Parking” signs will be posted as needed during work hours (generally 7am-4pm). Parking outside of those hours will be allowed, but cars will […]

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 not able to get required approvals needed to move forward with this site.

“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 Ward. Incident Summary:  Victim is a “Lyft” driver that was picking up a prearranged ride at the location. While waiting, the driver / victim was approached by 2 male black offenders in […]

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, performances, sporting events and more. The meeting will take place at the Gross Park Field House, 2708 W. Lawrence Ave., on Saturday, January 23, at 9am. All are welcome the join! Download […]

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 this morning, January 5, 2016. Second, the signs were removed illegally — either by someone in the neighborhood who did not wish to have handicapped parking in that location, or by someone […]

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 Ave. This project will continue at least through tomorrow evening and will require lane closures on both sides of Peterson throughout the workday of 7:00 am – 7:00 pm, with equipment mobilization […]

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 sectors. Each sector is further divided into three to five beats. A team of beat officers patrols your beat on a 24-hour-a-day basis. Teams of rapid response officers patrol by sector and […]

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 of Water Management is ringing in the New Year with a water main replacement project on Lincoln Avenue scheduled to start next week. Crews will begin installing a new pipe under the […]

Francisco & Mozart Water Main Replacement

Please be advised that by late December 2015, the Department of Water Management and Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp. crews will begin the work to install 1,609 feet of new 8-inch water main on N. Francisco Avenue, from N. Lincoln Avenue to W. Bryn Mawr Avenue and N. Mozart Street, from 225 ft. north of W. […]

Amundsen High School Principal

When Anna Pavichevich took over as principal of Amundsen High School in July of 2012, the school had been on probation for 11 years. Families were choosing to put their children on city buses to attend high schools with better reputations rather than the one in their own Lincoln Square neighborhood on the North Side […]

Shared Cost Sidewalk Program

Shared  Cost Sidewalk Program

The Shared Cost Sidewalk Program opens for applications January 12, 2016. This Program closes quickly so call our office with your information before the 12th so that we may ensure your request is put in the 311 system first thing on that day. The Shared Cost Sidewalk Program is an extremely popular voluntary program in which property owners […]

Filming in the 40th Ward

Sparrow Grass, LLC will be filming scenes for their web-¬series, CROSSWORD, in our Ward on Wednesday, November 18, on the 2700 block of W. Giddings. In order to park necessary vehicles and equipment for filming, the following streets will be posted with NO PARKING/TOW ZONE signs: The north side of Giddings from Virginia to Washtenaw […]

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