Family Therapist Job Opening

Maine Township’s MaineStay Youth & Family Services in Park Ridge is seeking to hire a full-time bilingual Family Therapist. This position requires a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, counseling, psychology, or a related field; excellent Spanish and English language skills; experience working with youth and families; excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills; and the ability to work day and evening hours. A clinical level license (LMFT, LCPC, LCSW) is preferred; AMFT, LPC, LSW license will be considered. Excellent benefits. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to MaineStay Director Richard Lyon at

Maine Township to Host National Night Out Against Crime

As one of the oldest celebrations of the National Night Out Against Crime (NNO), Maine Township’s NNO is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Dee Park, 9229 Emerson St. in unincorporated Maine Township. Designed to promote family fun and neighborhood unity, NNO also educates residents on crime prevention and safety.

It is sponsored by Maine Township, Neighborhood Watch, Cook County Sheriff’s Police, Golf Maine Park District, North Maine Fire District and other community businesses. Local school children will again be making posters based on a theme. Winners of the popular poster contest will be announced at the event where prizes will be awarded.

According to Peter Gialamas, the Township Clerk who chairs the NNO Committee, other highlights that evening will include a bounce house, games for kids with prizes, face painting and a balloon artist. National Night Out is called America’s Night Out Against Crime and has grown from 2.5 million participants in its first year to over 30 million in 10,000+ communities and in unincorporated areas such as Maine Township.

Local talent interested in performing at the event as well as residents and businesses who wish to volunteer or donate prizes, should contact Township Clerk Peter Gialamas at or call 847-297-2510.

National Night Out Flyer

National Night Out Poster Contest Entry Form

New Stickerless Wheel Tax Process for Residents of Unincorporated Cook County

The Cook County Department of Revenue now has a new STICKERLESS Wheel Tax Liability Notice Process! There will be NO MORE PHYSICAL STICKERS/TAGS.

Qualifying Senior Citizens/No Fee Categories will not be required to register.

Remit payment by utilizing your Renewal Wheel Tax Liability Notification.

Payments accepted online, by mail, in-person at Department of Revenue and 100+ participating ELS Currency Exchange locations!

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