Board overrules REDB decision to oppose new lounge

By Sharon L. Filkins A large group of Worth residents filled the board room at the Nov. 7 village board meeting to protest the approval of an ordinance granting special use permits for a proposed hookah lounge and restaurant and dwelling unit at 7604 Southwest Highway. Many of the residents who attended the board meeting…

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Justice trustees take a pass on development proposals

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By Jeff Templin Development proposals for two parcels of land in Justice went nowhere this week after a pair of resolutions failed to gain support from the Justice Village Board. Trustee Melanie Kuban first made a motion at Monday’s board meeting for a resolution to approve a Class 7a assessment status for a former gas…

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Justice trustees take a pass on development proposals

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By Jeff Templin Development proposals for two parcels of land in Justice went nowhere this week after a pair of resolutions failed to gain support from the Justice Village Board. Trustee Melanie Kuban first made a motion at Monday’s board meeting for a resolution to approve a Class 7a assessment status for a former gas…

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Referendums Bedford Park voters OK merging village, park district

By Bob Bong Voters in Bedford Park on Tuesday approved merging the village and Bedford Park District. Village residents voted 139-117 in favor the measure while park district residents voted 261-183 in favor of the merger. Those numbers are complete, but unofficial. Mayor David Brady said a merger would only go forward if voters wanted…

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Cook County Board: Morrison hangs on against Rashid in 17th District

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By Dermot Connolly The Cook County Board’s 17th District race was too close to call Wednesday morning, with incumbent Commissioner Sean Morrison, 51, of Palos Park, holding a razor thin lead over Democratic challenger Abdelnasser Rashid, 29, of Justice. With all 257 precincts reporting, Morrison had 60,290 votes (50.85 percent) to 58,267 (49.15 percent) for…

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Referendums Bedford Park voters OK merging village, park district

By Bob Bong Voters in Bedford Park on Tuesday approved merging the village and Bedford Park District. Village residents voted 139-117 in favor the measure while park district residents voted 261-183 in favor of the merger. Those numbers are complete, but unofficial. Mayor David Brady said a merger would only go forward if voters wanted…

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