Downtown »

'Human Error' Blamed on CPS Pension Check Delay

The problem is stalling payments that were supposed to arrive in retirees' accounts Friday.

Andersonville »

Trumbull School Could Become Distillery, Senior Housing, Retail Complex

Ald. Pat O'Connor set an Aug. 15 deadline for ideas on what to do with the shuttered school.

Hermosa »

Four Northwest Side Schools to Get New Arts, Gym Teachers

Tax Increment Financing money will pay a portion of teacher salaries in Hermosa and Humboldt Park.

Portage Park »

O.A. Thorp School to Get New Playground, Courtesy of 250 Volunteers

A grant from KaBoom! will pay for the 2,500-square-foot playground at the Portage Park school.

North Park »

NEIU Expansion Plans Draw Protesters to University President's House

Protesters picketed outside the home of NEIU President Sharon Hahs, chanting "Stop eminent domain."

Portage Park »

Gray School Still Without Principal as Dispute Between CPS, LSC Continues

CPS rejected the choice of Ald. Patrick O'Connor's sister to replace the retiring Sandra Carlson.  

Edgewater »

Three Edgewater Schools Get New School-Zone Warning Signs

Neighborhood complaints led to the signs at Sacred Heart, Hayt Elementary and Jewish Day School.

Downtown »

Pedicab Workshop at City Hall Helps Aspiring Riders Navigate New Laws

New rules of the road for the previously unregulated Downtown industry went into effect last month.

Rogers Park »

A Rogers Park Seed Library? Advocates Hope to Collect Hundreds for Archive

The plant seeds would be available to aspiring urban farmers, organizers said.

Norwood Park »

Taft Principal Names High School Leadership Team

Only one of the school's three assistant principals from last year is returning to Taft High School.  

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Police Get Top Marks from Review Commission

The force received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

Hyde Park »

University of Chicago Sells Harper Court for $112 Million

The university will control all the retail spaces despite the sale to an Israeli life insurance compay.

Kenwood »

Dyett Supporters Take Over Ald. Will Burns' Meeting on Saving the School

Burns said the fuss scared off people he needed to hear, but those who stayed said he wasn't listening.

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