Incumbent in the 37th Ward easily wins re-election, while 29th Ward race may need to be determined in April runoff

Ald. Emma Mitts is headed to another four-year term on the Chicago City Council, while Ald. Chris Taliaferro may still face a runoff, depending on the mail-in ballots still coming in and being processed. Voters also elected three members to both the 15th and 25th Police District Councils. And Austin resident Brandon Johnson appeared headed to a runoff in the mayoral election against former CPS CEO Paul Vallas.

Share your thoughts about mural

West Side residents are invited to attend a virtual meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. April 7 about a mural that will be painted at 350 N. Central Ave. Alds. Chris Taliaferro (29th) and Emma Mitts (37th) will be in attendance.

Mothers to be celebrated Saturday

Mothers are invited to a Mother’s Day extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at 4924 W. Chicago Ave. There will be giveaways, COVID-19 vaccines and testing, and personal protective equipment (PPE).