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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