Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 Dear Neighbor,I hope you and your family had a fun and safe Halloween. Thank you to all the volunteers that helped throughout the ward assisting trick or treaters crossing some of our busier intersections. Our city budget hearings continued this week. Yesterday prior to the Water Department hearing, the City announced that […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018 Dear Neighbor,Halloween is right around the corner, and this weekend we have lots of fun, safe options in the community for families to celebrate. Please join me tomorrow at 10 am for our Annual 48th Ward Halloween Parade and Festival at Peirce School Playground. Before the parade kicks off, Dream Big Performing […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 Dear Neighbor,Early Thursday morning, a neighbor on the 5800 block of Winthrop was carjacked at gunpoint by five individuals. The neighbor was not injured during the incident. Responding officers from the 20th District radioed out information about the crime. This information was picked up by the 19th District and a law enforcement task […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018 Dear Neighbor,This will be a busy and cooler weekend in our community. I ask you to join me on Sunday, October 14th at 8 am for the fifth annual Edgewater 5k/1 mile walk. The 5k helps raise needed funds for the schools across the 48th ward. Come to support our students and neighbors […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – October 5, 2018

October 5, 2018 Dear Neighbor,This has been a difficult week for our community and city as we await the verdict in the Van Dyke trial and as the Chicago Police Department investigates two homicides in Rogers Park. The men and woman of the Chicago Police Department are doing everything in their power to identify and arrest […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Join me this weekend at the sixth annual Edgewater Arts Festival on Granville Avenue between Broadway and Sheridan from 11 am to 7 pm on Saturday and Sunday. This event features over 100 Chicago-based artists, three stages filled with eclectic musical acts, a youth art gallery displaying work from local […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 Dear Neighbor,Yesterday, I joined with fellow Alderman and community leaders from across the city to renew our efforts to pass an ordinance creating civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department. This ordinance which was developed with significant community input from across the city addresses a key structural reform of the Chicago Police Department and […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Lake Michigan and the lakefront is our greatest natural resource and our community’s front yard. All of us have a part in preserving and protecting our beautiful lake and lakefront. Tomorrow, I am sponsoring along with the Alliance for the Great Lakes, our annual beach clean up at Kathy Osterman Beach. […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 7, 2018

View this email in your browser September 7, 2018 Dear Neighbor, I want to thank all of our schools for getting off to a great start this week. This summer Senn High School went through a three million dollar capital project, which included renovation to the interior of the school and renovation to the front […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 31, 2018

View this email in your browser August 31, 2018 Dear Neighbor, On Wednesday, I announced my support for the rezoning of the residential area of East Andersonville from RT-4 to RS-3. This decision, which I believe is in the best interest of our community, follows months of consideration by residents and property owners in East […]

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