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Town Hall On General Iron’s Planned East Side Move To Be Held Saturday

You can learn about the city's permitting process for the metal scrapper's plans and provide feedback at a virtual forum Saturday.

South Chicago, East Side

Lightfoot Won’t Commit To Keeping General Iron Closed Through Pandemic

General Iron is shut down indefinitely after an explosion in May, the mayor said. But she did not say if she would require the scrapper to remain closed once an investigation is finished.

Lincoln Park, Old Town

Neighbors Celebrate Closure Of General Iron, But Scrappers Now Unsure Where To Take Truckloads Of Metal

The morning after an explosion that forced the shutdown of the Lincoln Park metal recycling plant, scrap metal collectors showed up looking to unload.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

‘Filthy’ Dollar Tree At 87th And Stony Island Closed By City Inspectors, Alderman Says

"This store has been a thorn in the community for years," Ald. Michelle Harris (8th) said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

11 Chicago Police And Fire First Responders Test Positive For Coronavirus

Two Chicago Police officers remain hospitalized, Supt. Charlie Beck said.


Among Older Adults, Black Chicagoans’ Lives Are 2.5 Years Shorter Than White Folks, Study Finds

Lawndale neighbors plan to use the new Chicago Department of Public Health data to address health inequities on the West Side. "Knowledge is power," one leader said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Get A Free Flu Shot Monday At Uptown’s 46th Ward Office

The Chicago Department of Public Health will be giving flu shots to any resident who needs one on Monday.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Inspectors Spot Baby Mice Nesting Near Chips, Lots Of Mouse Poop Before Shutting Down University Village Jewel

The store was cleared to reopen Thursday, Chicago Department of Health officials said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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