Latest ‘Newsletters’

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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48th Ward Weekly Update – January 14, 2022

Public Safety UpdateJanuary 14, 2022Dear Neighbors, Last night around 10:00pm on Glenwood near Thorndale, a neighbor was shot in the leg while trying to help a fellow neighbor who was having her purse robbed. Two individuals were involved in this shooting and robbery, and the Chicago Police Department is investigating this crime. Both neighbors are […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – January 7, 2022

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserJanuary 7, 2022 Dear Neighbors, Today is the third day that Chicago Public Schools have been closed due to an impasse between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union over health and safety protocols related to the surging Omicron virus. This has presented a significant challenge […]

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48th Ward CPS Update – January 5, 2022

January 5, 2022Dear Neighbor, Today, Chicago Public Schools classes were canceled. These closures occurred after impasse between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union on health and safety protocols for the reopening of our schools based on the Omicron virus surge. Our local schools are open until 12 pm today for any Chicago […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- Happy New Year

48th Ward UpdateView this email in your browserDecember 31, 2021 Dear Neighbor, Wishing you and your family a happy and healthy New Year. This was a challenging year that we have gotten through together and we look forward to a brighter year ahead. Below are some images from the work we have done together in our […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update – December 24, 2021

December 24, 2021 Dear Neighbors, Wishing you and your family Peace, Happiness and Good Health this Christmas weekend. If you are gathering with friends or loved ones this holiday season please take precautions against COVID-19. The Omicron variant continues to spread rapidly through our City and has impacted residents of our community. Please get tested, get […]

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48th ward weekly update – December 17, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserDecember 17, 2021 Dear Neighbors, As we will celebrate the holidays over the next few weeks, I would like to urge continued vigilance in precautions against COVID-19. The omicron variant has increased its spread in Chicago and may have impacts in our community. Please protect yourself and your family […]

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48th Ward Weekly Update- December 10, 2021

Weekly Update from Your AldermanView this email in your browserDecember 10, 2021 Dear Neighbors, On Monday, I joined Mayor Lightfoot and Department of Housing (DOH) Commissioner Novara to announce more than $1 billion in affordable housing investments across Chicago and a historic selection process through a racial equity lens. Through the Chicago Recovery Plan, DOH is more than doubling […]

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