You may have seen the notice in this month’s Town News that Cicero Vehicle Stickers expire at the end of June. Stickers cost just $50 per vehicle and seniors, military members and veterans, and disabled residents get their first sticker for free. The best thing to do to avoid the long lines and wait times in June is renew your sticker today.
Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Youth Commission announce the annual Summer Camp Program for 2017! Open House and Registration begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 6.
After more than 20 years in public service, Cicero Board of Trustee member Lorraine Walsh retired from the Town of Cicero. Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and the Cicero Town Board honored Walsh, presenting her with gifts, a resolution commemorating her life’s work, and a small reception following the April 25 board meeting. Walsh, nee McCarthy, attended St. Rose of Lima Grammar School and graduated from Lourdes High School in Chicago. In 1954, she married [Learn More]
Dear Cicero residents, How many of you are like me and ready to celebrate this warm weather? I am very happy the temperatures have risen so we can all celebrate one of the biggest festivals in Cicero: Cinco de Mayo! Not only is it one of the main festivals for our town, but Cicero’s Cinco de Mayo celebration is among the largest in all of Chicagoland. The live music, great food, and entertaining rides and [Learn More]
The Illinois Student Assistance Committee (ISAC) recognized 48 graduating seniors from Morton High School District 201 as State Scholars for the 2017-2018 academic year. The ISAC awards the designation to students who are among the top 10 percent of graduates from all approved high schools on a statewide basis. The selection process includes college admission and state test scores, class size and rank, as well as academic achievement. The students must be in the top [Learn More]
Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and the Board of Trustees recognized seven women as “super seniors” during the March 28 board meeting. Each of the women are nonagenarians, having surpassed 90 years of age, and had birthdays during the month. The recognition was part of a new program to recognize residents who are ages 90 and older. “Our senior residents deserve our greatest respect and the town continues to find ways to ensure they know [Learn More]
Cicero commemorated Greek Independence Day during a special ceremony on March 30 at Cicero’s Community Center. The event featured Greek cuisine and entertainment as well as recognition of the many contributions to the town by the town’s Greek-American community. Greek Independence Day celebrates the victory over the Ottoman Empire in the early 19th Century, the first time any nation succeeded in a war against the Middle East empire. Former town Assessor John Kociolko served as [Learn More]
A late Easter meant an early start on spring festivities for hundreds of Cicero families and children as they headed out for the annual Easter in the Park celebration. The annual outdoor event occurs the Saturday before Easter at Cicero’s Community Park at 34th & Laramie with kids eyeing the Easter goodies, taking time to ride the train throughout the park before meeting the Easter Bunny, and enjoying other activities. This year’s festival started a [Learn More]
We are just days away from one of the biggest festivals of the year: Cinco de Mayo! Cicero has been hosting this celebration of Mexican heritage for many years and the fun just keeps growing. This year’s festival will run from May 5 through May 7, with rides, carnival fare, food and drinks, and live music for everyone. This is a spectacular festival and one of the largest in all of Chicagoland. I hope you [Learn More]
Children and families lined up throughout Cicero’s Community Center on April 8 in eager anticipation of the Easter Bunny and his wife. For the 25th time, the two rabbits have not disappointed as they took part in the Cicero Youth Commission’s annual Easter Bunny Celebration, posing for photos and ushering in the springtime celebrations for many Cicero youth. The Easter Bunny Celebration gives children a chance to get their photo taken with the Easter Bunny [Learn More]