Monthly Archives: April 2015

Rauner will get to appoint new MWRD Commissioner

Patrick Thompson, who is currently serving as a Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Commissioner, was elected yesterday as the next 11th Ward Alderman. This will create a vacancy on the MWRD board when Thompson steps down, which he is planning to

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I’m pretty sure this is Joseph Limas, who has been seen around town on his Chuy Garcia themed motorcycle, but he has upgraded his ride.

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Campaign sign art

On my morning commute today I was treated to a veritable art installation of repurposed Rahm Emanuel campaign signs in the median of N. Ashland Avenue, spread over about 10 blocks. If these don’t tickle your fancy, DNAinfo has a nice

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Are there any CPS parents on the Chicago Board of Education?

When Mayor Emanuel announced his original education team in 2011, the press release very carefully noted those board and senior staff members who were also Chicago Public Schools (CPS) parents. Three of the board members had children at a CPS school –

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