Posts Tagged ‘ 47th Ward ’

Apartment Building Fire at Hamilton & Ainslie Friday Evening

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April 13, 2012
Apartment Building Fire at Hamilton & Ainslie Friday Evening

A fire broke out Friday evening around 7:00 p.m., in the apartment building on the southwest corner of Hamilton and Ainlie in Chicago.  Unofficial reports at the scene indicated that a fire from a grill on the back deck of the apartment building spread into the apartment building and to the neighboring home at...
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Jacob Playlot: CTA Plans For Sale Shock Community

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April 3, 2012
Jacob Playlot: CTA Plans For Sale Shock Community

Community members expressed disappointment the CTA was offering to sell undeveloped land which the community wanted for parkland.
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Street Sweeping Schedule Up

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March 22, 2012

At least for some wards. We have 47 and parts of 44, 32 and 1st on our interactive map. Only those areas covered by The Bulldog are included. We'll update with 33rd, 40th, 46th and 48th as we get more information.   View Street Sweeping Schedule 2012 in a larger map
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Can’t Blame the Weather

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March 20, 2012
Can’t Blame the Weather

Despite the finest weather on an Election Day in recent memory, politicians expect a very low voter turnot.  Early numbers in the 47th Ward suggests that the Romney v. Santorum race is drawing an surprising high number of Republican ballots.  Check out Election Day photos from around the 47th Ward at the Welles Park...
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Local campaign fund raising- Part 2

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January 30, 2012

A Bulldog study found area politicians are able to raise and maintain political campaign chests totaling millions of dollars, with some candidate going into debt to win races and other candidates losing, but maintaining campaign funds.
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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January 30, 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Chicago Mayor since 2011 Neighborhood connection- resident of Old Ravenswood neighborhood  City Hall Office: 121 N LaSalle St., 5th FLChicago, IL 60602+1.312.744.5000WebsiteFaceBookTwitter  Significant contributions: Name Amount Plumbing Industry PAC $50,000 AT & T IL Employees PAC $50,000 Teamsters Volunteers in Politics PAC $25,000 Keeping America Competitive $25,000 Chicago Latino Public Affairs...
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Ameya Pawar- 47th Ward Alderman

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January 30, 2012

Ameya Pawar- 47th Ward Alderman Chicago Alderman since 2011 Neighborhood connection- Resident of North Center Ward Service Office:4243 N Lincoln Ave.Chicago, IL 60618+1.773.868.4747+1.773.549.4757 faxCity Hall Office:121 N LaSalle St., Ste.200Chicago, IL 60602WebsiteEmail: Info@Chicago47.orgFaceBookTwitterNewsletter    Name Amount JAB Real Estate Opportunity Mgt Il Llc $2,700 Julie Hobart $1,500 Hansen/ Charleston Property $1,500 Fred Eychaner $1,500 Doctor...
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2011 Political fundraising nearly $6.4M

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January 27, 2012
2011 Political fundraising nearly $6.4M

The top political candidates in the area, based solely on fundraising ability in 2011 were Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, follwed by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton.
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Last minute map approved by City Council

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January 19, 2012
Last minute map approved by City Council

A remapping proposal has passed Chicago City Council by a vote of 41-8.
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Three map proposals for City Council

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January 11, 2012

The three competing map proposals for Chicago City Council are presented through Google interactive maps.
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