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Middle school proposed for Dunning site, may relieve overcrowding at Taft

by BRIAN NADIG A proposed new middle school on the Northwest Side could be designed in part to relieve overcrowding at Taft High School. An allocation of $75 million for the school’s

Local Crime from 17th District 11-26-2016

A WOMAN was arrested after she allegedly attacked a woman at about 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the 5700 block of North Lowell Avenue, according to 17th (Albany Park) District police.

Zoning still not approved for Downtown Jefferson Park projects; hearings expected next year

by BRIAN NADIG The Chicago Plan Commission will not hold hearings on four-story and 13-story redevelopment proposals for Downtown Jefferson Park until some time in 2017. The proposals have been in the

Local Crime from 16th District 11-30-2016

A MAN WAS shot at about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, in the parking lot of the Automotive Discount Services shop, 5738 W. Irving Park Road, according to 16th (Jefferson Park) District

NW Side aldermen discuss votes on city budget

by CYRYL JAKUBOWSKI Aldermen said that the City Council passed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget unanimously because tougher votes on tax and fee hikes had already been approved and because the city plans

No participatory budget vote held in 45th Ward until 2018

by BRIAN NADIG Alderman John Arena (45th) will skip the participatory budget process for 2017 to work on ways to increase resident involvement for 2018 and to focus on completing existing projects,