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Winnemac Park Neighbors: Independence Day in Winnemac Park

Just a quick reminder that Illinois laws regarding fireworks have changed for this year. Alderman O’Connor has posted a helpful guide on his website to help you determine what’s legal and what’s not, and he notes that “[a]nyone caught with illegal fireworks in Chicago faces a fine of $200 to $500 or felony charges.”¬†Most of the larger munitions require a permit, and there are no permitted fireworks displays scheduled for Winnemac Park this year. ¬†