Little Village Environmental Justice Organization criticize Hilco Development Partners during a press conference in Little Village on September 24.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

As Coal Plant Demolished, Little Village Neighbors Told New Warehouse Will Be ‘Environmentally Friendly’ — But They Aren’t Buying It

It is “laughable to think that 680 new trees” would make an impact on air quality while they're also bringing “200 plus diesel trucks," activists say.

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Classes Canceled Monday As Negotiations Continue Into Sunday Night

School buildings will be open and students will be served breakfast and lunch at schools, and then be offered dinner to take home,

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Union Reports Progress At Saturday Talks, But Mayor Says School Will Likely Be Canceled Monday

Bargaining between City Hall and the Chicago Teachers Union ended Saturday night with reports of continued progress on two key issues — class size caps and support staff — but a stall in three other critical areas.

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St. Adalbert Church Could Become Chicago Landmark Under Proposal By Ald. Sigcho-Lopez

The freshman alderman wants to landmark the church and its rectory building, according to a letter submitted to the Department of Planning and Development.