Latest ‘Newsletters’

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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48th Ward Weekly Update – March 11th

March 11, 2022 Dear Neighbors Hope you are handling this chilly Chicago weather today, and looking forward to the weather on Sunday, when it will be in the 50’s. Tomorrow will be the first Saint Patrick’s Day parade in 2 years. For those going down to the parade, dress warm and have fun! This week, Mayor […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – March 4th

March 4, 2022 Dear Neighbors, This morning at around 5:00 am on the 5200 block of Winthrop, a neighbor was shot in the leg by an offender in an attempted robbery. The victim is recovering from the shooting, but the neighbor’s dog was killed in this incident. Chicago Police are investigating this shooting and reviewing […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – February 25th

February 25, 2022 Dear Neighbors, This week was a challenging week around the world as we watched Russian tanks advance into the sovereign country of Ukraine. All of us stand together with the Ukrainian people as they fight this violent aggression. Our thoughts are with them for their safety. I’ll provide updates on humanitarian aid efforts […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – February 18, 2022

February 18, 2022 Dear Neighbors, I hope you have been staying warm and safe after yesterday’s snow. Please remember to help out your neighbors by keeping your sidewalks cleared. To read more on the City of Chicago snow removal policy, click here.  Join me this spring for a series of community visioning meetings focused on the future of […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – February 11, 2022

February 11, 2022Dear Neighbors, Yesterday evening around 5:15pm, there was a shooting incident that occurred on Thorndale near Broadway. There was an altercation between two individuals that started in front of a business on Thorndale. One individual fired into a White Dodge Charger car as it was pulling away. The offender then fled the scene. […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – February 4, 2022

February 4, 2022Dear Neighbors, Hope you are staying warm. This week we got hit with significant snow. The Streets and Sanitation crew worked hard to clear main and side streets, and will continue to do so in the coming days. Garbage collection for some may be delayed into tomorrow. Thanks to all the neighbors who […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – January 28, 2022

Dear Neighbors, It’s going to be a snowy and cold weekend. Be sure to help your neighbors out and shovel your sidewalks, and Streets and Sanitation will be out today and over the weekend clearing the streets.  This afternoon my office will be co-hosting a youth vaccine event alongside at the Broadway Armory (5917 N […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022Dear Neighbors, This week, I met with Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown and CPD leadership regarding the recent increase in crime in our community. CPD will be increasing patrols and support to address carjackings, as well as increasing patrols along our business corridors including Bryn Mawr and Argyle. CPD will also be increasing […]

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