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Why gator hunt?: "It's an historical event"

Date: 
07/10/2019
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"It's one of those things that ten years from now when sitting in a bar and someone says, 'remember when there was an alligator in the Humboldt Park lagoon

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Police Roll Call at Logan Square's Lucy Flowers Park shows community solidarity

Date: 
06/08/2019
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Chicago Police 14th District officers arrived for the Beat 1421 and Beat 1434 Roll Call by patrol car, wagon and on bikes at

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Missing Person: Ari Davidson

Date: 
06/02/2019
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Last seen in the area of North and Ashland Avenues, Ari Davidson is missing, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Broken Bucktown water main reveals building owned by Rock Island business man is dangerous

Date: 
05/22/2019
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At some point during Tuesday night, a water main broke in the 2000 block of west Armitage in Bucktown. Alderman Scott Waguespack, 32nd Ward, was notified around 7 a.m., Wed., May 22. But,

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Humboldt Park is the place for an Egg Hunt

Date: 
04/05/2019
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Things will be hoppin' Saturday, April 6,

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Three Bucktown community cleanups begin with "bombing"

Date: 
04/05/2019
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UPDATE: Ehrler changed its date to April 27!

As part of the Ehrler Park, 2230 W. Cortland St. cleanup from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., Apr. 6, cleaner-uppers are being encouraged to

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Night Ministry's The Crib approved to move into the Mural Building

Date: 
03/16/2019
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In a late night decision Friday, Mar. 15, the Night Ministry was granted a special use by Chicago's Zoning Board to "establish a temporary overnight shelter on the first floor of the existing four-story commercial building" at 1735 N. Ashland Ave., the Mural Building.

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Moreno's campaign sign defies permit review action in Milwaukee Avenue Historic District

Date: 
02/15/2019
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UPDATE:
"The sign company told my campaign that there is no permit requirement for a protected political speech display that does not have any commercial message," says Moreno.

Note: The main issue is that there should not be a vinyl sign on that historic building.

Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno, has a large illegal political advertisement hanging in the Milwaukee Ave. Historic Landmark District where the Chicago Permit Review Committee denied such signage at their Jan. 10 meeting.

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Utilities provide special assistance for customers struggling with bill payments

Date: 
01/15/2019
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As the list of those facing financial distress in the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, pawn shop businesses are increasing their customer list as are those providing short term loans at very high interest rates. However,

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Peoples Gas modernization source of gas smell

Date: 
01/09/2019
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The smell of gas in the air and a gaggle of Peoples Gas workers and Wabansia and Milwaukee Ave. is part of the company’s System Modernization Program (SMP), according to Peoples Gas representative. 

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First Wicker Park indoor Farmers Market…ever…starts Saturday

Date: 
11/28/2018
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Santa along with farmers and other vendors will greet Wicker Park Farmers Market goers for their first indoor market ever, Sat., Dec. 1, in the Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Logan Square Farmers Indoor Market continues on Sundays

Date: 
11/27/2018
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Already underway, the Logan Square indoor Farmers Market

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Speak up! VOTE!!

Date: 
11/04/2018
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While early voting in Illinois has surpassed the number of early votes cast in the 2014 midterm and could reach the total cast in the 2016 election, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections, it is vital that every citizen exercises their right and duty to vote. 

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Four WPB SSA #33 shredding and recycling days remain in 2018

Date: 
05/03/2018
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Shredding those important (or embarrassing) papers and getting rid of electronic equipment will be possible four more times this year thanks to WPB SSA #33.

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Delia Ramirez takes action before seat in Illinois State 4th District House of Representatives

Date: 
04/12/2018
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"It is so cool to see Delia moving forward with the vision of a government that is truly for and by the people," commented 35th Ward Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa* about newly elected 4th District Illinois State House Representative Delia Ramirez

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First shredding and e-recycling of 2018 by SSA #33 in Wicker Park and Bucktown

Date: 
03/09/2018
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The first of five bi-monthly shredding and e-recycling events will be Sat., Mar. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon in the A.N. Pritzker School parking lot, 2020 W. Evergreen.

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Behind the smoke: Pot, porn, guns, FBI job and abuse allegations encircle congressional candidate Benjamin Thomas Wolf

Date: 
03/09/2018
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Benjamin Thomas Wolf, Wicker Park resident, went after national press attention in his race to unseat U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley, 5th District. He is successfully getting the attention. Many area people are relieved that facts behind the smoke are being revealed. 

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Fight to end Illinois' legislative and congressional gerrymandering pushes forward

Date: 
02/26/2018
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Filed today, Monday, February 26, in the 100th General Assembly, House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment (HJRCA) 43 is to amend the Illinois Constitution to end

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Santa on the CTA Holiday Train rolled along the Blue Line Saturday

Date: 
12/09/2017
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"Oh, ho, ho," said Santa as his train rolled in to the Damen O'Hare bound Blue Line station around 5 p.m., Sat., Dec. 9.

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Automatic Voter Registration law implementation moves forward

Date: 
11/22/2017
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Implementation of the new Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) law (Public Act 100-46), signed into law in August 2017, was center stage at the Illinois State Board of Elections' (SBE) Monday hearing.

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