Latest ‘Newsletters’

48th Ward Weekly Update – May 20, 2022

May 20th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  Epworth Methodist Church has been in our community for 132 years and has always been an important gathering place in the Edgewater Beach area. The Epworth congregation, like many places of worship in our community, has seen decreasing participation in recent years. Last year, the Epworth Congregation and the Methodist Church […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – May 13, 2022

May 13th, 2022 Dear Neighbor,  Last night at 3:30 am, a shooting incident occurred on Glenlake and Broadway, where an individual in a white SUV fired several shots into a small gray car. Both cars fled southbound on Broadway heading to DuSable Lake Shore Drive and ended in a car accident on Wilson Avenue in Uptown. One individual was shot in […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – May 6, 2022

May 6th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  On Wednesday, I shared an update on two deaths in the Belle Shore Apartments. A young college student, Brittany Kinlow, was shot and killed in the building, and as police were investigating, they found the body of a male resident, who is believed to have died due to a self-inflicted […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 29, 2022

April 29th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  The CTA has continued to move forward and make progress on the Red Purple Modernization project. If you get a chance to stop on Bryn Mawr, you’ll get a glimpse into what the future viaduct will look like (pictured here). We still have a ways to go, and next week […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 22, 2022

April 22nd, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  I hope you have been enjoying the warm weather this week! This weekend will be even nicer, so try to stop by some of the events happening across our community, including ways to celebrate Earth Day today!  Our annual Clean & Green is happening tomorrow, and we have a number of […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 15, 2022

April 15th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  The weather was warmer this week, and even with the rain neighbors were out and about enjoying the weather. Hopefully the rest of the spring will continue with these nice temperatures! Mayor Lightfoot announced this week the Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot, a program that will provide $500 monthly for a year for […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 8, 2022

April 8th, 2022 Dear Neighbors,  Our community is fortunate to have outstanding local public schools. Our schools have excelled over the last 10-15 years, providing an outstanding educational opportunity for the youth of our community. The success of our schools has been advanced by having supportive and dedicated teachers, involved parents, and outstanding principals. The principals of […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – April 1, 2022

April 1st, 2022Dear Neighbors, Tomorrow we are holding our first of three Broadway Visioning Meetings, which will be an opportunity to come together and talk about your vision for the future of Broadway, a main street in our neighborhood.  While the weather outside will be cold and rainy, you can get away from the weather […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – March 25, 2022

March 25th, 2022Dear Neighbors, This Wednesday morning after 10am, there was a robbery and carjacking on the 1400 block of West Balmoral. The victim was not physically injured and the offender fled in the stolen car south bound on DuSable Lake Shore Drive. Area North Detectives are investigating this crime, and if you have any […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – March 18, 2022

March 18th, 2022Dear Neighbors, Good luck to the Ramblers basketball team today. Let’s join Sister Jean in cheering them back to the Final 4. If you are looking for a place to watch March Madness, there are many local restaurants and bars to enjoy the games. Last week, Elise Malary went missing. She is an Evanston neighbor […]

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