The letter and full resolution are linked below… On behalf of the 75,000 plus members of The American Legion Department of Illinois, we wish to express our concerns about the …… read more →
The path of Illinois Route 53 in Elwood, just south of Joliet, is bucolic. Running along the east side of the road, travelers spot bison grazing at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Farm fields and open space grace historic Route 66 as it moves through Will County. It is the road traveled by thousands of veterans to their final resting place at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, the country’s second largest national cemetery.
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The approval comes amid a lawsuit trying to stop it, which means the NorthPoint controversy isn’t settled yet. Two lawyers for Stop NorthPoint, the organization that filed the lawsuit, called in to the hearing. “Are you smarter or more informed than the hundreds and maybe thousands of people who oppose this annexation?” attorney Robert Fioretti said… read more →
Just weeks after Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot praised NorthPoint Development at a groundbreaking in Hegewisch, a well-organized grassroots group called Stop NorthPoint LLC, along with numerous decorated veterans and area residents filed an expansive lawsuit Wednesday against the City of Joliet and NorthPoint Development. The attorneys representing the plaintiffs are Bob Fioretti, Richard Linden and Peter Bustamante…. read more →
A large number of citizens marched against NorthPoint in the Manhattan Irish Fest Parade on March 7, 2020. Video courtesy Kin Nicholas: Please share this page…… read more →
Veterans came out in full force Tuesday night at the Joliet City Council meeting where NorthPoint executives made a surprise presentation that was not on the agenda. They touted the benefits …… read more →
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