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Sewer Main Installation on Washtenaw and Rockwell

Please be aware that the Water Department will begin installing new sewer mains on Washtenaw between Berwyn and Foster and on Rockwell between Summerdale and Foster starting Wednesday, July 15th. This project will take approximately 9 weeks to complete. No Parking signs will be posted from the hours of 7am – 4pm; residents may park on the street […]

Water Main Break on Berwyn Avenue   

This past Friday the City encountered a water leak on the 2000 and 2100 block of Berwyn that turned into a major water issue. The Water Department has been out all day trying to rectify the situation and are hoping that water will return to residents within the next several hours. In the meantime, if […]

Community Hiring Event – Construction Jobs for Upcoming Jamieson School Annex Project

Applications for employment opportunities for the construction of the Minnie Mars Jamieson Elementary School Annex Project will be accepted at Budlong Woods Branch Library, 5630 North Lincoln Avenue on Monday, July 13 from 1:30pm – 7:30pm and Friday, July 24 from noon – 4:30pm. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Building Commission […]

Bit Space Grand Opening in Lincoln Square

ABOUT BIT SPACE Bit Space, based in Lincoln Square, is an independently owned site that focuses on hands-on STEM activities for teens and pre-teens in the Chicago area. Grand Opening Press Release  Lincoln Square, Chicago—Bit Space, a Chicago-based camp that specialized in hands-on STEM driven activities for teens and pre-teens, celebrates its grand opening Friday, […]

Trumbull RFP Now Posted

Trumbull RFP Now Posted

Update: July 7, 2015 RFP (Request for Proposal) for Trumbull __________________________________________________ Update: June 29, 2015 Dear Neighbors, The Board of Education has informed our office that they are ready to move forward with the RFP for Trumbull school. The RFP will go out as early as Friday. Once the RFP is released, I will notify the […]

Intrinsic School No Longer Considering Rosehill Cemetery Site

Dear Neighbors, As many of you know, Intrinsic Schools was considering a location in the southern portion of Rosehill Cemetery for a school serving 7th through 12th graders. Intrinsic was also considering other sites on the Northwest Side of the City. I chose to wait to have a community meeting until Intrinsic was sure that they were planning […]

Zoning Change 5636 to 5652 N. Ashland

At the June 17th City Council Meeting, Alderman O’Connor introduced an ordinance to down-zone the properties on Ashland Avenue with addresses ranging from 5636 to 5642 N. Ashland. Currently, the properties are zoned RM 4.5. The change to RS3 [Residential Single-Unit (Detached House) District] will ensure that the community has input should anyone wish to […]

New Water Main Project on Ardmore from Talman to Western

The Department of Water Management will soon be installing a new water main on Ardmore Ave. from Talman Ave. to Western Ave. The old pipe, which date back to 1916, needs to be replaced. Work is estimated to be complete in September with final restoration to follow in October. Dates may change depending on weather […]

O’Connor Speaks at City Club of Chicago

O’Connor Speaks at City Club of Chicago

On the 9th of June 2015 Alderman Patrick O’Connor spoke to the City Club of Chicago about the city’s pension problems and the need for Rauner and the state legislature to take action to help alleviate Chicago’s financial crisis. Emanuel’s Springfield agenda — including requests for a city-owned casino and a longer timetable to fund […]

Intrinsic School Proposal

Dear Neighbor, Intrinsic School filed an application on June 10th to begin the process of a planned development for a site off of Western Avenue in a portion of Rosehill Cemetery. If you live near the area, you may get a mailed notice in the next few days. Intrinsic is in their due diligence period to […]

2015 Living Treasures of Edgewater Award

The Edgewater Historical Society has selected four individuals for its 2015 Living Treasures of Edgewater Award.  This award honors those individuals who have made significant contributions to the community by enhancing the quality of life of its citizens.   Edgewater Living Treasures are residents, or former residents, of the Edgewater area.  They are individuals who have made an […]

Filming Notification – No Parking

Big Table Media will be filming scenes for an upcoming episode in our ward on Sunday 6/7/15 thru Tuesday 6/9/15. Filming will take place at 1614 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. between the hours of 7am thru 8pm.  In order to park necessary vehicles and equipment for filming, streets will be posted with NO PARKING/TOW ZONE […]

Intrinsic and Noble Charter Schools

Dear Neighbor, There has been some discussion surrounding the Intrinsic School proposal being discussed in our community for a site at the Southwest corner of Rosehill Cemetery. Additionally, some questions have arisen as to why I have not engaged in the on-line discussion as others have regarding the proposal sites in the 46th Ward and the […]

St. Matthias School Launches Capital Campaign

Raise SMS – Now We Build Our Future Dear SMS Parents, We wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of you who were able to join us at the Launch Reception for our Capital Campaign last Saturday night. It was a truly inspiring night to be around so many families committed to building a […]

New Water Main on Berwyn from Western to Leavitt

Please be advised the City of Chicago Department of Water Management will soon be installing 1,291 feet of 8-inch water main on Berwyn from Western to Leavitt. The old pipe dates back to 1895 and needs to be replaced. The project is slated to be complete by mid-August. We will keep you posted as the […]

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