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49th Ward

Freshman Ald. Maria Hadden Faces 2 Challengers In 49th Ward Race For Rogers Park Alderperson

Business owner Belia Rodriguez and chamber President Bill Morton are challenging Hadden, who was among a wave of progressive challengers who ousted longtime aldermen in 2019.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Alderman Candidate Gets Cease-And-Desist From City For Hosting Parties, Charging Cover At Campaign HQ

Aldermanic hopeful Bill Morton's campaign headquarters was hosting live entertainment with bring-your-own-beer service without having the proper permits, city records show.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Tent City Residents Served Fake Eviction Notices That Promised To Move Them To Fancy Hotel: ‘Don’t Do That To Us’

The notices impersonated Ald. Maria Hadden and falsely told Touhy Park residents they would be moved to the Four Seasons. A student who has ties to aldermanic candidate Bill Morton claimed responsibility.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

How Much Does My Alderman Make? Here’s A Complete List

The highest-paid alderpeople will make $142,772 next year, thanks to a nearly 10 percent raise. The lowest-paid alderperson makes $115,560, by comparison.

Citywide

The Crawlspace Of Ald. Maria Hadden’s Ward Office Has Become A Preservation Haven

Rogers Park residents are encouraged to stop by the ward office for terracotta pieces and purple bricks from The Heartland Café.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

As Successor Sworn In, Rogers Park’s Longest Serving Alderman Says Thanks, Reflects On 28 Years

Joe Moore was defeated by Maria Hadden, who will become the 49th Ward's new alderman Monday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Joe Moore Says Goodbye To Rogers Park As He Shutters 49th Ward Office

The new 49th Ward office will be located at 1447 W. Morse Ave. — where Ald.-elect Maria Hadden ran her campaign office.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Ousted Ald. Joe Moore To Step Down As Ward Committeeman, Backs State Rep. Cassidy To Replace Him

Moore won't give up politics, though: “I cannot give up politics anymore than I can give up breathing," he said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park’s Incoming Ald. Maria Hadden Says No Developer Donations For Her, More Immigrant Voices For Neighborhood

After ousting Ald. Joe Moore in the 49th Ward, Maria Hadden is ready to hit the ground running, but she has many lofty promises to fulfill.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

In The 49th Ward, It’s Up To Voters To Decide Who Is The True Progressive

Ald. Joe Moore and challenger Maria Hadden both call themselves the progressive candidate, but their policies differ sharply.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park