Grant Will Enable Waukegan Area Residents to Get Affordable Internet Access and Electronic Devices – Chicago Tribune

One of the hurdles to giving disadvantaged people affordable Internet access is about to be made less difficult by ConnectWaukegan and one of its community partners, the Waukegan Public Library. After receiving a $360,000 grant last year to get 450 electronic devices through the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure law of 2021, the library and ConnectWaukegan … Read more

We Dare You – Pick a Subject and Explore Books You Might Not Taste Like Otherwise – Chicago Tribune

If “reading more books” is on your list of goals for the year, try this amazing book challenge! The Challenge encourages adult and teen readers to broaden their horizons by discovering new topics, series, or authors–something they may not have read themselves. As a participant in the program, readers will select one book from each … Read more

Pritzker signs law expanding access to abortion and protecting out-of-state patients | Chicago News

(WTTW News) Illinois will provide legal protection to the swell of out-of-state residents seeking abortion care in the state since Roe v. Wade was overturned, according to a law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday, days after it was passed by Democrats in the state legislature. . The law also expands the number of … Read more

What’s inside the top doctors’ medicine cabinets? – Chicago Magazine

Carrie M Josh Lakeview Childcare Associates The 56-year-old pediatrician swims regularly and enjoys outdoor activities like tennis and hiking — which explains why she makes sure her medicine cabinet is stocked with skincare products. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 Culturelle daily digestive probiotic “It appears that having a variety of different … Read more

Will the next Chicago mayor reopen mental health clinics? Doesn’t Garcia say, Lightfoot was called out on record in the Candidate forum

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori Lightfoot was on the defensive Saturday as a mob of mayoral rivals called on her not to reopen mental health clinics in the city. Seven of the nine mayoral candidates attended Saturday’s forum hosted by Access Living, a nonprofit organization focused on breaking down systemic barriers for people with disabilities. Mayor … Read more