Mayor Rahm Emanuel has vowed to make Chicago the most “immigrant friendly city in the world.” Part of his plan to do that is by establishing a new Office of New Americans in Chicago. Last week, Emanuel tapped Adolfo Hernandez to head that office.
This week the DuPage County Board is expected to vote on new rules about where places of worship can locate. The changes would allow houses of worship into all zoning districts by right, unlike before.
It was a smelly summer on the west side of Evanston — so much so that some residents are determined to run the culprit out of town.This summer, they launched a website and protested outside the Veolia Waste Transfer Station on Church Street to ratchet up pressure on the company.