Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November, 10, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: CTA Meeting, Andersonville Galleria Celebrates 10 Years, Shop Local, Veteran’s Day, and more! November 10, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you to the many neighbors who attended the community meeting CTA held on Wednesday night to gather community feedback about development opportunities in conjunction with the Red Purple Modernization project. The CTA will […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November 3, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: CPD Body Cameras, Greencorps Project, International Unity Day, Senn High School Open House, and more! November 3, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you to everyone who contributed to a safe and festive Halloween in the 48th Ward. Though it was a bit chilly, we saw thousands of trick-or-treaters enjoying our community on Tuesday […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 27, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: 1436 W. Berwyn Update, Halloween in the Ward, Senn High School Open House, and more! October 27, 2017 Dear Neighbor: I would like to share positive news related to 1436 W. Berwyn, a historic building in the Andersonville part of our community. This week the building was put under contract to be […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 20, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: City Budget Announced, Final Town Hall Meeting, Local Gun Violence, Halloween Events, Edgewater Village, New Public Art, and more! October 20, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Earlier this week, Mayor Emanuel announced his proposed 2018 City Budget. Over the course of the next two weeks, my staff and I will attend budget hearings. Please […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 13, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Senn High School Video, Town Hall Meetings, Clark St. Visioning, Open House Chicago, Andersonville Arts Week, and more! October 13, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Senn High School has made great strides in recent years, and is an anchor of education and arts in our community. Senn offers wall-to-wall IB programming, a rigorous fine and […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 6, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Senn Playground Ribbon Cutting, Remembering Jarell Walker, Senntoberfest, First Fridays in Andersonville, and more! October 6, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Please join Mayor Rahm Emanuel and me tomorrow morning, Saturday, Oct. 7, 11:30am, for a ribbon cutting and dedication at Senn Park Playground, at the corner of Elmdale and Greenview. We will be […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 29, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Edgewater 5K This Sunday, Two Ribbon Cuttings, North Clark St. Community Visioning, 48th Ward Bike Drive, Town Hall Meetings Schedule, and more! September 29, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This Sunday, Oct. 1, 8am, is the fourth annual Edgewater Back to School 5K. This event brings together neighbors, students from schools across the […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 22, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: 48th Ward Bike Drive, New Bikeways, Edgewater Arts Festival This Weekend, Welcome Blu 57, Mas Alla Del Sol Supports Swift School, Dolly Parton in the Neighborhood, and more! September 22, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you to everyone who supported this summer’s 48th Ward Bike Drive. Earlier this week we began […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 15, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: North Clark St. Community Visioning, Swedish American Museum Expansion, Chicago Filmmakers, Weekend Events, Whole Foods Supports Hayt Elementary School, and more! September 15, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Earlier this week I announced that my office, in partnership with 40th Ward Ald. O’Connor, Edgewater Chamber of Commerce, and Edgewater Development Corporation, is […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 8, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: New School Year, Statement on DACA, Dog Park Ribbon Cutting, Uptown Saturday Nights, LBRC Yard Sale, 1436 W. Berwyn Update, and more! September 8, 2017 Dear Neighbor: The school year got off to a great start this week with teachers and kids going back to school. I want to thank all […]

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