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MaineStreamers "Swing Into Spring" Senior Expo
April 20, 2018
The 12th annual MaineStreamers "Swing into Spring" Senior Expo will be held at the Golf Mill Shopping Center in Niles. This free event for seniors promises to be a fun and beneficial event for all who attend. Learn more...

Maine Township Seeks Nominations for Sgt. Karen Lader Memorial Good Citizen's Award
Maine Township has issued a call for nominations for the Sgt. Karen Lader Memorial Good Citizen's Award. The winner, who will be recognized at the Maine Township Annual Town Meeting on April 10, 2018, will receive a plaque and a monetary award. Learn more...

Maine Township Selects New Supplier of Township Electrical Aggregation for Unincorporated Areas
January 23, 2018
The Maine Township Board at its January 27 meeting selected selected MC Squared Energy Services, LLC as the new Township-wide supplier of electricity for residents living in the unincorporated areas. Learn more...

26 Agencies in Maine Township to Receive Funding
January 3, 2018
A total of $455,260 allocated among 26 agencies that provide services to people in Maine Township was approved by the Maine Township Board of Trustees on Dec. 27. Funds come from a line item in the Town Fund of the Maine Township annual budget. Learn more...

Maine Township Brings Home Nine Awards from State Conference
Paying Propety Taxes Early Could Reduce Federal Income Taxes
December 12, 2017
In recent weeks, there has been a dramatic increase in inquiries about paying Cook County property taxes early. According to Maine Township Assessor Susan Moylan Krey, the motivation for the increased interest in early tax payments is the change in federal tax law being considered by the US Congress. Learn more...

Maine Township Brings Home Nine Awards from State Conference
December 1, 2017
Singled out for excellence from among more than 1,400 townships across Illinois, Maine Township was originally expected to bring home multiple awards from the annual conference of Township Officials of Illinois (TOI) which was held in Springfield last month. But, by the end of the awards ceremony on Nov. 14, the township received nine recognitions for outstanding staff, departments, elected officials, volunteers and programs, the most awards ever received at a single event for the township which is often recognized by such statewide honors. Learn more...

Marie Dachniwsky Named New MaineStreamers Director
December 1, 2017
Marie Dachniwsky, who has been the MaineStreamers Program Coordinator for the last six years, was unanimously approved as the new MaineStreamers Director at the Maine Township Board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28. Recognized as Senior Staff Member of the Year at the annual conference of Township Officials of Illinois (TOI) which was held in Springfield last month, Dachniwsky replaces Mary Swanson who retired Nov. 17. Learn more...

Plan for Unincorporated Maine Township
Residents of unincorporated Maine Township are invited to complete a Visioning survey. Those who own property or have businesses in the area are also encouraged to participate. Results will be used in the creation of the Maine-Northfield Plan being put together with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and Cook County. The draft plan is designed to be ready for public comment in early 2018.

Long-time MaineStreamers Director Mary Swanson to Retire
November 1, 2017
Mary Swanson, Director of MaineStreamers since 2000 will bid farewell to Maine Township when she retires Nov. 17. During her career, she has earned numerous awards and honors for the Maine Township social program for seniors which has grown by more than 25 percent currently providing a wide variety of social, recreational, and educational activities for approximately 3,000 members. Learn more...

Maine Township Slated for Seven Awards from State Conference
October 27, 2017
Maine Township is expected to bring home seven more awards from the annual conference of Township Officials of Illinois (TOI) being held in November. The Township was acknowledged in these multiple categories for the variety of exceptional programs and services that help make the lives of all of residents better. Learn more...

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