Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from the Alderman – May 25, 2018

Dear Neighbor, On Monday our community suffered a deep loss with the passing of former Alderman Marion Kennedy Volini. Marion served as Alderman of the 48th Ward from 1978 to 1987. Marion’s vision and leadership brought neighbors together to work for a better, safer neighborhood for all. We are indebted to Marion for her many […]

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Weekly Update for the Alderman – May 18, 2018

Dear Neighbor, Last night, I held a public safety meeting with 20th District Police Commander Sean Loughran and 24th District Police Commander Roberto Nieves, where we discussed ongoing safety issues in our community. Both commanders outlined their efforts to address summer safety concerns and the crime in our community. Also, both districts will have additional bike patrols for the […]

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Weekly Update for the Alderman – May 11, 2018

 May 11, 2018 Dear Neighbor, This Teacher Appreciation Week I want to take the time to thank the outstanding teachers in our community who put constant effort into helping our students become great individuals. These teachers make a big impact in the lives of the children in our community and city. I truly appreciate how they […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – May 4, 2018

 May 4, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Improving the public safety throughout our community has been and will remain my top priority as your Alderman. Marko Zaric has been my point person in my office working closely with the Chicago Police, neighbors, and business owners to help make our neighborhood safer. Marko will be moving on from my […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – April 27, 2018

 April 27, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Today is Arbor Day and to celebrate there will be two community tree plantings, one at Senn High School and one at Northside Catholic Academy. This year, I will be using Aldermanic menu funds to plant 100 new trees throughout our community. This will help replace many of the trees we […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – April 20, 2018

View this email in your browser  April 20, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Tomorrow is our annual 48th Ward Clean & Green initiative throughout our neighborhood. Many community groups and 200 neighbors have signed up to volunteer on neighborhood clean-up projects. I encourage you to lend a hand tomorrow by joining your neighbors at one of the clean-up […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – April 6, 2018

View this email in your browser  April 6, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Congratulations to the Loyola Ramblers Men’s Basketball team on a great run in this year’s NCAA Tournament. The magic and excitement that this year’s Ramblers brought to the Edgewater community was felt by every family, business owner, and visitor throughout the 48th Ward. The entire country […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 30, 2018

 March 30, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Tomorrow is a big day for Loyola University Men’s Basketball team, as they face off with Michigan in the Final Four NCAA Tournament. This has been an exciting season for our community.To keep the excitement local, be sure to watch the game at one of our many local establishments airing the game. […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 23, 2018

View this email in your browser  March 23, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Go Ramblers!! Congratulations to the Loyola University Men’s Basketball team on advancing to the Elite Eight NCAA Tournament last night in a dramatic ending to one of the greatest games in Loyola’s history. This is the first time since 1963 that the Ramblers have made it […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – March 16, 2018

 March 16, 2018 Dear Neighbor, On Tuesday, 6th Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer and I held a press conference with the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability and other community organizations from around the city announcing the upcoming introduction of an ordinance creating civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department with the establishment of the Community Commission for […]

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