Ald. John Pope
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Thursday will announce an agreement with Beemsterboer Slag Co. that will force the company to remove petcoke and metcoke that neighbors say have coated their homes with black dust.
Aldermen at Friday’s City Council budget hearings said they hope there’s some way to prevent the big cuts in Public Library staffing and hours proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
A long-vacant site on the South Lakefront will be the site of a concert by the Dave Matthews Band this summer, and eventually, a brand new city neighborhood.