JULY 2017

Two new development plans stir optimism, concern for residents of Near West Side

Developers will begin two major projects in coming months on the Near West Side: a 50-unit expansion of the Roosevelt Square redevelopment project and a 254-unit building in the Medical District Apartments complex.

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When elected officials and community leaders don’t talk to the media, you get shortchanged and democracy suffers

Just what do you expect after you have made your way into the voting booth and cast your ballot for those you hope are the best candidates in whatever races are most important to you at the moment? What is your expected reward for, sigh, being among the minority in this country who actually see the importance of exercising your constitutional right to vote?

ATN: July 2017

A Safe Haven, 2750 W. Roosevelt Rd., is hosting a 5K run to fight homelessness on Saturday, July 15, at 8:30 a.m. at Montrose Harbor

Gradual conversion of NTA would create new South Loop high school

Just about everybody who packed the June 20 meeting at South Loop Elementary School, 1212 S. Plymouth Ct., agreed the area needs its’ own high school.