Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 24, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: More good news from Senn High School, Arts events this weekend, and more! March 24, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Last week we shared a video highlighting Senn High School and my ongoing partnership with the school. This week, Senn Principal Mary Beck saw her Freshman enrollment numbers for the upcoming 2017-2018 […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 17, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Senior Fair recap, Senn High School Successes, Youth Employment Opportunities, and more! March 17, 2017 Dear Neighbor: A big thank you to all of the vendors and seniors who braved Monday’s snow to attend our 17th Annual 48th Ward Senior Wellness Fair. This year’s fair featured a record number of […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 10, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Remembering Miss Ollie, Senior Fair on Monday, 48th Ward Day at LUC Volleyball, Chicago Mosaic School Moves In, and more! March 10, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Congratulations to the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce on an incredibly successful International Dinner Crawl on Wednesday. Over 150 people attended the event, strolling along Broadway […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 3, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: NCA visits City Hall, Celebrating Edgewater’s Women-Owned Restaurants, Friends of Peirce Fundraiser, Save the Dates, and more! March 3, 2017 Dear Neighbor: On Monday this week I announced my support for a mixed-use development at 6145 N. Broadway. The development team has shown a commitment to working with the community, […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 24, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Swift School Fundraiser at Income Tax, Pilot Dog Park Moving Forward, City Funding for Youth Programming, Unity Game, and more! February 24, 2017 Dear Neighbor: On Wednesday evening, I had the honor of playing in the first McCormick Boys & Girls Club Unity Basketball Game. Amundsen student and Boys & […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 17, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Remembering Jan Baxter, Teen Center at the Broadway Armory, Dog Park Meeting, and more! February 17, 2017 Dear Neighbor: The weather forecast for the weekend is beautiful! Please go out and enjoy our community — take a walk to the lake and support one of the many wonderful local restaurants. […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 10, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Farewell to the Swedish Bakery, Andersonville Businesses Rally Together for Fundraiser, Bicycle and Pedestrian Meeting Tomorrow, and more! February 10, 2017 Dear Neighbor: This week the team at Swedish Bakery, a long-standing anchor in the Andersonville community, announced that they will be closing after 88 years in business. Swedish Bakery […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 27, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Development News, Pilot Dog Park, Bike and Pedestrian Working Group, and more January 27, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Thank you to everyone from our neighborhood who went to downtown and to Washington DC for the Women’s March last Saturday. Seeing citizens come together in solidarity to speak up for equal rights […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 20, 2017

  Weekly Update from Your Alderman: #ThanksObama, Department of Justice report, Swift Day at Whole Foods, and more January 20, 2017 Dear Neighbor: Today, President Barack Obama will leave the White House as our country’s 44th president. Over the last eight years his leadership, statesmanship, determination, integrity, and advocacy for all Americans has had an […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 13, 2017

Weekly Update from Your Alderman: CTA Federal Funding, Year of Public Art, Upcoming Events, and More! January 13, 2017 Dear Neighbor: On Monday morning, I announced the award of a $1.1 billion federal grant for the CTA to move forward with Phase One of the Red Purple Modernization Program. This money will go toward the largest […]

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