Where trees used to line this Edgewater street, now only stumps remain.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

‘Save The Trees’ Ordinance Pushed By 2 Aldermen To Get City To Try Less-Invasive Water Main Repair Method

If the ordinance passes, the city will launch a new pilot program for cured-in-place pipe technology and put a hold on removing more trees.

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Reparations For Black Chicagoans Are Overdue, Supporters Of Resolution Say: ‘We Need To Put Our Money Where Our Mouth Is’

If approved in a Friday vote, the Chicago Descendants of Enslaved Africans Reparations Commission would hold public hearings to consider what form reparations would take in Chicago.

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Chicago Public Schools Won’t Cut Ties With Police, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Just last year, CPS approved a $33 million budget to employ Chicago Police officers in schools.

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These Grants And Rebates Are Available For Small Independent Businesses In Albany Park

“Now that we’re in Phase 3 we’re trying to help rebuild the neighborhood,” said one chamber official.