Municipalities can use the funds allocated through the American Rescue Plan Act on a range of items, like upgrades to water, sewer, or broadband infrastructure, costs of responding to COVID-19, or the negative impacts of COVID-19 on small businesses, essential workers, or households.
Thanks to $20 million in funding from the United States Department of Transportation, the station will get better weather protection for commuters, restrooms, and an interior waiting area.
Phase two of 154th Street rehabilitation gets $400,000 boost for pavement and stormwater improvements
With the funds, the city will renovate stretches of pavement between Wood Street and Broadway Avenue. The city will also replace parts of the sewer line along Wood Street.
The collaboration is part of a larger effort to build a strong foundation as we rebuild local news in Harvey.
Wind Creek Hospitality plans to share revenues with the Illinois Gaming Board and surrounding south suburban areas through the newly created Southland Public Benefit Fund.
Officials touted the rehabilitation as part of a collaborative effort that would improve public transportation access for south suburban commuters and make Harvey more economically competitive.
The station will be closed for 12 to 15 months as the project is underway, officials announced Monday.
The Community Economic Development Association will join 20 other organizations that assist with jobs, senior services, housing, and more.
Inflation and soaring gas prices are spurring businessman Willie Wilson to give away $1 million worth of free gas to drivers across the Chicago area.
With a $1.5 million boost, one Harvey organization seeks to ramp up jobs, mentorship, leadership programming
Staff at the Harvey location for Community Economic Development Association of Cook County spent months hearing from residents to develop new anti-poverty programming.
S2 Express Grill, Harvey's second full sitdown restaurant, marks the start of a new chapter in the city's restaurant scene
"It's been a long time coming," co-owners Andre and Suheir Williams said at the packed grand opening event.
The tax form required for unemployment insurance recipients, a 1099-G, is now available.
For nearly a year, many residents remained confused about Walgreens decision to close up their only remaining Harvey location.
The overhaul marks the station's first in 30 years, Metra officials say.
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