Ald. Harry Osterman (left) and neighbors listen to a water management representative describe the excavation process for replacing water lines. Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Under Fire From Residents, Chicago Water Dept. Does About-Face On Tree-Saving Water Main Repair Technology

BLOCK CLUB EXCLUSIVE: After shelving an earlier try at "cured-in-place pipe," the city announced pilot programs to test lining existing water mains with resin sleeves to avoid cutting down trees.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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Protesters Decry ICE, Condemn New Rules Targeting International Students: ‘I Just Don’t Think It’s Fair To Them’

A new immigration rule could affect tens of thousands of international students in Chicago alone, potentially forcing them to transfer schools or leave the country.

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More Street Closures This Weekend For Expanded Outdoor Dining

The street closures aim to give struggling restaurants room to safely serve more diners.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Former Illinois Congressman Blasts Goya Foods, Joins Boycott Of Company After CEO Praises Trump

Following the ceremony, Goya Foods faced swift backlash from people who urged others never to purchase Goya products again.