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A Note Regarding Fireworks

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With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I want to remind 40th Ward neighbors that fireworks are illegal in Chicago; even sparklers are banned. The only permitted “fireworks” in Chicago are glowworms, smoke bombs and party poppers. The Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) reported a 700% increase in fireworks complaints in […]