Lily Dahms, 12, is selling lemonade in West Town to raise money for two Belmont Cragin families who lost their homes in house fires. Suzi Wahl / Provided

West Town Lemonade Stand Will Benefit Belmont Cragin Families Whose Homes Burned Due To Fireworks

Lily Dahms, 12, said she hopes to raise at least $150 for the families with her Thursday lemonade stand. "We just thought it would be good to raise money for them."

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.