Latest ‘Newsletters’

48th Ward Weekly Update- July 16, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 16, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Crews on the CTA Red Purple Modernization project began demolition of the 100+ year-old viaducts this week at Ardmore. This weekend Hollywood Ave. will be closed between Broadway and Winthrop to allow crews to begin demolition on the viaduct. This will be an […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- July 9, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 9, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Last weekend our city experienced devastating levels of gun violence, with more than 100 people shot including children, a CPS principal and his daughter, and police officers and ATF agents. This violence affects our entire city, and our hearts are with those who […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- July 2, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJuly 2, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Yesterday around 11:50am officers from the 24th district responded to a call of a suspicious person at a building on the 6000 block of N. Kenmore. When police arrived on the scene, officers discovered that two individuals had sustained injuries due to a battery. […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- June 25, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 25, 2021 Dear Neighbor, My office had the joy of starting our week with a number of celebrations:On Saturday we joined Metropolis Coffee for their Grand Reopening of their Granville cafe. The team at Metropolis is excited to be back with new offerings.Monday marked the grand reopening […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – June 18, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 18, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Congratulations to our local graduates, teachers, principals, and other school staff. This morning Goudy Elementary School held their graduation ceremony on their soccer field and our new State Senator Mike Simmons gave a moving keynote speech. Peirce Elementary 8th graders also graduated today. […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- June 11, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 11, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Please join me in congratulating Senn High School students on the end of their school year, and especially to the seniors who are graduating today. If you haven’t already seen or heard, WBEZ put together a nice piece about the Senn High School Prom last […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- June 4, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJune 4, 2021 Dear Neighbor, June is Pride Month, which is always been a special time in our community. The Andersonville, Edgewater, and Uptown communities have a great tradition of being inclusive neighborhoods for our LGBTQIA+ neighbors. Our community boasts dozens of queer-owned and operated independent businesses, including […]

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48th Ward Update- May 28, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserMay 28, 2021 Dear Neighbor, This weekend’s weather forecast might suggest otherwise, but with Memorial Day upon us, it’s the official start to summer. We are looking forward to a safe and fun season in our community and across the city, with block parties returning in July. If […]

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48th Ward Update- May 24, 2021

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browserMay 24, 2021Dear Neighbor, Today I joined The Resurrection Project, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Department of Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara to announce the launch of the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), an $80 million program that will assist with missed rent and utility payments dating back 12 months […]

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48th Ward Update- May 21, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserMay 21, 2021 Dear Neighbor, I am pleased to announce that the City’s third round of rent assistance opens this Monday, May 24. This is the largest round to date with $80 million funded to assist renters. ERAP provides grants of up to 12 months of unpaid rent and […]

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