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Closed Bridges have Blue Island Residents Driving in Circles

Closed Bridges have Blue Island Residents Driving in Circles

Riding on a weekend in Blue Island, 22-year-old resident Taylor Morey scrambles to find an alternate route to get to work because of the most recent bridge closure on Francisco St. in Blue Island. “It’s honestly a very big inconvenience,” Morey said. Blue Island, a city that is split by the Cal Sag Channel, once […]

UPDATE: Speak Up for Net Neutrality as FCC Public Comment Period Ends

Today was supposed to be the deadline for public comments to the FCC about the future of the internet in terms of “net neutrality” issues. However, the volume of comments from the public “broke” the FCC site, and they have extended the comment time. Contact them today, if you haven’t already done so. You can […]

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Chicago Landmark Commission set to Vote on Wrigley Field Rennovations

The Chicago Landmark Commission on Thursday will consider a long awaited proposal to renovate historic Wrigley Field, the second oldest ballpark in the country. The commission will review plans for adding several signs in the outfield along with an expansion of the bleachers and new outfield lighting to the park, which celebrated its 100th birthday […]

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48th Ward TIF Illumination Set For June 18

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48th Ward TIF Illumination Set For June 18

The TIF Illumination Project of the CivicLab will be visiting the 48th Ward on Wednesday, June 18th to reveal the details of the TIFs in the 48th Ward. The TIF town meeting which is being called the “Illumination,”  takes place at Emanuel Congregation at 7 p.m., 5959 N. Sheridan Road. The TIF Illumination Project combines […]

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Ever wonder what a Cook County Commissioner actually does? ChicagoTalks reporters shed light on county board activities. “Most people don’t know what a commissioner does or who a commissioner is until they need them,” said Cristina Saldana, director of operations for Commissioner John Fritchey. via Vimeo Stemming from this concern is the decision to reduce […]

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GIF of the Day : How to Reduce Traffic Congestion 101 in a Jiffy

This GIF posted by Tumblr user peterfromtexas illustrates just how much road congestion is caused by single commuters who use separate cars for transportation. Originally posted on Reddit, it combines images from the streets of Toronto. via Mashable  

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Cook County Board Approves Tax Concession for Manufacturing Company

The Cook County Board of Commissioners granted a key property tax concession to a large manufacturing company in Elk Grove Wednesday. The concession was part of an effort to encourage industrial development in areas with high vacancies and abandoned property. PMI Cartoning Inc., which makes machines that packs cartons and cases, will be able to […]

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