The village of River Forest is considering tax increment financing districts along the Madison Street and North Avenue business corridors, a move that would set money aside for development.
Oct. 21 11:56 a.m. |
River Forest trustees have approved three motions advancing the Northside Stormwater Management Project Phase 0. The motions were approved 6-0 at the Sept. 22 meeting,...
Oct. 15 6:02 p.m. |
School District 97 could move into the former Volvo building on the east end of Madison Street as part of a deal with the village of Oak Park.
Oct. 10 4:45 p.m. |
Concordia University Chicago's new president, the Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard will be formally inaugurated as part of the university's 150th anniversary.
Arts & Entertainment
Oct. 7 1:53 p.m. |
Tina Reynolds, popular director and program manager of Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School’s nationally recognized BRAVO theatrical program, is taking her act to a different stage with the new Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts.
Oct. 6 4:18 p.m. |
Though Oak Park Village President Anan Abu-Taleb said he may request the Village Board dissolve the 19-year-old Madison Street TIF, it's not likely to occur the meeting on Oct. 6.
Oct. 6 10:43 a.m. |
Rumors of a Mariano’s Fresh Market at North and Harlem were confirmed Wednesday, when officials from the grocery store and Sears presented their new plans for the corner to the community.
Oct. 2 1:05 p.m. |
The River Forest School District 90 board has declined participate in the first round of a data collection project by the Oak Park-based Collaboration for Early Childhood Education and Chicago-based Erickson Institute.
Oct. 2 12:17 p.m. |
The River Forest Village Board voted unanimously to provide $1 million in tax incentives to Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, allowing them to sign a lease.
Sept. 26 1:42 p.m. |
Lily Eskelson Garcia, president of the National Education Association, tugged at a string to move a robot as seventh-graders Rachel Young and Isabelle Meyer, both 12, explained how it works.
Sept. 23 4:09 p.m. |