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Following the death of 9-year-old Carter Vo, construction has begun near at the intersection of Main Street and Central Park Avenue for several traffic signals.
The Cook County Board has added Section 8, or Housing Choice Vouchers, under the Illinois Fair Housing Law.
Government, Business, Awareness
Anchored by a Walmart Supercenter, Touhy Marketplace is set on 15 acres of land. Village officials and developers were present at the site on Wednesday to celebrate its construction.
Government, Police & Fire, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
Among the items on the upcoming Village of Skokie budget hearings is a "Mobile Police Substation," which acts as a command post that can move from location to location.
Mayor George Van Dusen and village trustees – along with the public – will be celebrating a “groundbreaking ceremony” regarding the new Touhy Marketplace on May 1.
Lou Lang (D-Skokie) has been pushing for the use of medical marijuana for nearly a decade. Today, the bill - known as House Bill 1, was approved by the Illinois House 61-57.
With almost two-dozen vacant properties in the downtown area, village officials are hoping an $8.9 million redevelopment will bring in new business.
Government, Business, Arts, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
In 2004, the Skokie Theater received a $1.4 million renovation, but closed its doors due to lacking revenue. In March of last year, Bucktown's Gorilla Tango Theater purchased the building for $420,000. Now, the theater might be for sale.
Government, Business, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
After approving an $8.9 million bid to renovate the downtown area, the Village of Skokie was kind enough to provide the community with these easy-to-read blueprints of the downtown construction project/renovation.
Our latest Local Voices piece from Reboot Illinois talks about the recent wage increase and asks the question on which would be better: A flat or progressive tax?
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