Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman- March 6, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser March 6, 2020Dear Neighbor,This morning I received a briefing, along with fellow aldermen, from Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Alison Arwady. Yesterday a fifth case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in Illinois, with the patient receiving care at Rush Hospital.The City of Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman- February 28, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser February 28, 2020 Dear Neighbor, My office, in partnership with our local Chambers of Commerce and the CTA, has been meeting with business owners for the last two years to make sure they are prepared for the upcoming RPM construction. Bryn Mawr Jewelry, which has operated at […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman- February 21, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser February 21, 2020Dear Neighbor,Today kicks off Andersonville Restaurant week, a 10-day celebration of the thriving dining scene in Andersonville. More than 20 restaurants are participating with brunch, lunch, and dinner options. This is a great opportunity to return to a favorite restaurant, or try out one that […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman- February 14, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser February 14, 2020Dear Neighbor,Stay warm this weekend and celebrate Valentine’s Day locally at one of the many great restaurants or theatres in the community. This week Senn High School students held a sit-in and protest following an incident in which a teacher is said to have told a […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 7, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser February 7, 2020Dear Neighbor, Yesterday Mayor Lori Lightfoot declared the eroding lakeshore, due to rising lake levels and severe weather, a local disaster in a letter to Governor JB Pritzker. Governor Pritzker issued a proclamation declaring a state disaster, and requesting funding from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 31, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser January 31, 2020Dear Neighbor, Please come out to Argyle Street tomorrow to join us for the Annual Argyle New Year Parade and Celebration as we welcome the Year of the Rat. Festivities will take place noon through 4pm, with the parade stepping off at 1pm sharp […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 24, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser January 24, 2020Dear Neighbor, This week crews in East Andersonville completed work on the pilot project to use alternative technologies to line and replace private drains as part of a water main replacement project. While a few smaller trees and Ash trees will still have to […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 17, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser January 17, 2020Dear Neighbor,Yesterday I joined State Senator Heather Steans, 48th Ward Democratic Committeewoman Carol Ronen, Edgewater Historical Society President Bob Remer, Edgewater Glen resident Andrea Raila, and other members of our community to honor Margie Fritz-Birch for her many years of dedication to our […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 10, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browser January 10, 2020Dear Neighbor, Many of you received new books as gifts over the holidays. Please take the opportunity this weekend before the snow comes to load up the Edgewater Reads Little Free Libraries in the community with older books you’ve already read. And if you didn’t get the […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 3, 2020

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJanuary 3, 2020 Dear Neighbor,I hope you enjoyed a healthy and joyful holiday season.  Last night there was an armed robbery in the alley between 1200-1300 Glenlake and Hood. Police responded to 911 calls from neighbors and are investigating the incident. The victim was not physically harmed and […]

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