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40th Ward Vehicle Sticker Days

40th Ward Vehicle Sticker Days

Two Days: Thursday, June 25th and Tuesday, July 7th The Chicago City Clerk will be selling city vehicle stickers at our ward service office, 5850 N. Lincoln Ave., on Thursday, June 25th and Tuesday, July 7th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The ward sale option is ONLY available to motorists with an expiration month […]

ComEd Smart Meter

ComEd Smart Meter

Please be aware that ComEd has begun the installation of smart meters in our ward.  Much of the installation will be complete by the end of this year with the remaining areas of our ward being completed by 2017.  Please check the installation schedule to determine if a smart meter has been installed at your home, or […]

Half Acre Brewery Update – Your Opinion Counts!

Half Acre Brewery Update – Your Opinion Counts!

Half Acre Brewery in Bowmanville (located at Rascher and Hoyne), which is currently operating solely as a manufacturing location, is getting ready to open a tap room. Under current zoning they could open a small tap room without food. However, both Half Acre and Alderman O’Connor believe that a zoning change to allow a larger […]

GrowCommunity Update

Article from DNAinfo  By Patty Wetli | April 13, 2015  LINCOLN SQUARE — The creation of a comprehensive neighborhood k-12 school system on the North Side anchored by Amundsen and Lake View high schools is about to take another step forward with the announcement of a partnership with the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute. In February, […]

Update: West Ridge Nature Preserve Construction

Construction of the West Ridge Nature Preserve is well underway. The completion date of August 1st will be here before we know it and will give our community a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Below is a comprehensive list of the progress being made: Finished the tree removal and trimming of the […]

40th Ward Spring Shred Event

40th Ward Spring Shred Event

It’s that time of year again when spring cleaning seems to produce much unneeded paperwork.  Midway Shredding will be on hand to shred unwanted paper for residents free of charge. All paper will need to be clear of metal objects such as binder clips, paper clips, spiral notebooks and other non-paper materials. Date: Friday, May 8th […]

Shooting Near Winnemac Park – CAPS Meeting Update

Last night (Tuesday March 31st) a 2031 Beat Meeting was held at Swedish Covenant Hospital. Along with the officers in attendance, 20th District Commander Kevin Duffin and Alderman Pat O’Connor were in attendance. In addition to other topics, Commander Duffin gave an update on the murder of Dushanti Hassell. He summarized those comments so that […]

Working Closely with Swedish Covenant Hospital

I just wanted to thank all the amazing staff at Swedish Covenant Hospital who helped with improving the health care options we now have in our community. Here is a letter from President and CEO Mark Newton which I wanted to share with everyone in our community. February 27, 2015 Dear Alderman O’Connor: Congratulations on a well-deserved […]

Medical Cannabis Dispensary Update

Dear residents, I just wanted to give you an update that the applicant has withdrawn their request for a medical marijuana dispensary license, therefore, this is no longer an issue. I appreciate you taking the time to attend the community meeting that took place in December and voicing your opinions.  It is through this type […]

20th Police District Egg Hunt & Bake Sale

Sponsored by Ald. O’Connor and Ald. Pawar Don’t miss the 20th District’s Free Annual Egg Hunt and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 4th at 10:00am. Kids ages 0-8 years old can hunt for eggs and parents can shop the bake sale. Proceeds go to sponsoring youth activities. Easter Egg bags will be supplied, please do […]

Trumbull School Update

Trumbull School Update

On Monday, March 23rd, the working group of various neighborhood organizations, the Edgewater Historical Society, and the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce met with Alderman O’Connor and a representative of the Board of Education to go over draft language for the acceptable use portion for the RFP for the reuse of Trumbull School. Prior to the […]

Upcoming Water Management Projects

Upcoming Water Management Projects Bryn Mawr Avenue Water Main Project – Postponed The Department of Water Management has postponed construction of the new water main on Bryn Mawr Avenue between St. Louis and Kedzie until sometime in May. We will keep you updated with more information as the construction period draws near. Lincoln Avenue Sewer Lining […]

Pathways in Education – Request before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Pathways in Education – Request before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Dear Neighbors, We have received a number of inquiries regarding an application pending in the Zoning Board of Appeals by an alternative school called Pathways in Education at 4816 North Western Avenue. Calls range from simple inquiry to outrage that the application was filed and there has been no discussion in the community. Some folks […]

Go Edgewater – A Transportation Options Marketing Program 

Go Edgewater is a City of Chicago program that offers free resources, activities, and support to Edgewater residents to encourage them to walk, bicycle, and take transit more often. The focused campaign effort aims to launch in June 2015 and run for four months. Go Edgewater is one of five similar programs being implemented in […]

Andersonville Named one of Redfin’s Top Ten Hottest Neighborhoods in the Nation

Congratulations to Andersonville for being named #7 in Redfin’s Top 10 Hottest Neighborhoods in the Nation!   Redfin Predicts the Hottest Neighborhoods of 2015 Now that 2015 is off and running, we know what you’re wondering: Which neighborhoods will everyone be lusting after this year? In 2015, it will be all about compromise. There are […]

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