West Siders, wake up

West Side resident Renna Thomas demands more honesty and action from elected officials to improve Austin and other struggling communities.

Get help with your taxes at no cost

The city of Chicago is offering free help for qualified individuals at several sites, including Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St., on Saturdays through April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year, the deadline to file taxes is Monday, April 18.