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Rosemont Village Hall to replace Gene & Georgetti’s that replaced Rosewood in Rosemont?


Rosemont village officials have been in negotiations with Gene & Georgette’s to buy them out of a lease for the village-owned property since the Spring of this year, after it became clear that the successor restaurant to the Rosewood has … Continue reading

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August 13, 1979, Rosemont’s Horizon Stadium Collapsed


On August 13, 1979, the uncompleted roof of the Rosemont Horizon collapsed, killing five construction workers and injuring 16 others.[5] The collapse was featured in the “Engineering Disasters” episode of Modern Marvels, first broadcast by The History Channel on April … Continue reading

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COOK COUNTY HOME VALUES DOWN 31%, PROPERTY TAXES UP 22% SINCE 2007


Cook County homeowners have yet to recover much of the home value they lost after the 2007 housing market crash. But that hasn’t stopped county homeowners’ property tax bills from climbing. Average home prices in Cook County are 31% lower … Continue reading

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Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens was Named to the Illinois State House 20th District


Congratulations State Rep.Brad Stephens !!! Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens was named representative of the Illinois State House 20th District before a crowd at Moretti’s restaurant in Chicago’s Edison Park neighborhood Saturday morning (June 29). Stephens replaces Michael McAuliffe, who announced … Continue reading

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On 1/1/2020, Where Marijuana Can and Can’t Be Used


While marijuana consumption and possession will become legal for Illinois residents age 21 and older starting Jan. 1, consumption in public places will still be prohibited and employers can continue to set rules for their workplaces. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker … Continue reading

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Watch “Leyden 212 Presentation on Vaping at Leyden Parent University” on YouTube


According to the CDC, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes over a 30-day span in 2018. That figure includes 4.9% of middle schoolers 20.8% of high schoolers. See the Leyden High School presentation on “vaping”.

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Rosemont To Get A Sports Betting License For The Allstate Arena


Rosemont, which long sought its own casino under the late Mayor Donald Stephens only to be thwarted by the Illinois Gaming Board amid accusations of mob influence, could be back in the gambling hunt.  The legislation allows for up to … Continue reading

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Illinois Residents Face a Massive Tax Increase To Pay For the Illinois General Assembly Spending Spree


It was a tax massacre in Springfield! They doubled your gas tax and passed a budget with out of control spending that will likely lead to a massive future tax hike. I thought I would give a brief review one … Continue reading

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Memorial Day, Originally Called Decoration Day………


Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over two dozen cities and towns laying claim to being … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Marks the 43rd Anniversary of Totem Lumber Fire in Schiller Park


This Memorial Day weekend marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Totem Lumber Fire on 25th Avenue. The fire started on the Saturday shortly after lunch on Memorial Day weekend 1976. George Kubalewski was the shift commander. Walter Siwek was the … Continue reading

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