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Mystery Of What Killed The Grass At Welles Park Is Solved — But Why Thousands Of Grubs Infested The Fields Is Still Unknown

The Park District also confirmed the grubs have infested sections of Winnemac Park, but the damage there isn’t on the same scale as what happened to Welles Park.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Welles Park Grub Infestation Will Shut Down Youth Sports Until At Least Next Summer, Parent Group Says

Treatments of the ball fields will start this week at Welles and as soon as next week at Winnemac Park.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Nightmare On Montrose: Grub Infestation Leaves Welles Park Stinking Of Rot And One-Third Destroyed

After heavy rains, thousands of beetle grubs emerged from under Welles Park in Lincoln Square and destroyed a wide swath of the fields.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Are Night Game Lights Coming To Welles Park? Vote On Plan Stalls, But Parents Still Raising Money To Get More Kids In The Game

After pushback from neighbors, parents are scaling back their plan to light the fields, which would allow more kids to participate in youth sports. Now they aim to light two fields instead of four.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Plan To Install Lights At Welles Park Baseball Diamonds Could Be Cut In Half After Some Neighbors Oppose It

The Welles Park Parents Association is revising its proposal to just two fields after a small group of neighbors said the plan to add lights would be too disruptive to the neighborhood.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Night Game Lights At Welles Park Would Help Kids Baseball And Local Businesses, Supporters Say. City Will Decide This Month Whether To Approve Them

A nonprofit group asked the Park District for a quick decision so it can apply for grants to pay for the lights. Some critics say the process is moving too fast.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Nighttime Welles Park Ballgames Would Be Great For Kids And Businesses, Lincoln Square Group Says — But Some Neighbors Torn

The Welles Park Parents Association is behind the plan to add lights to the field, allowing for night games and practices for youth baseball and softball players. But some nearby residents are worried about noise, traffic and light pollution.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Lincoln Square Group Wants To Install Lights To Host Night Games In Welles Park

The association’s plans will be presented at a virtual meeting 6:30 p.m. March 11.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Driver Hit, Seriously Injured 17-Year-Old Bicyclist In Lincoln Square And Then Took Off Without Helping, Police Say

The hit-and-run happened Thursday near Montrose and Western avenues.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park