CURTIS TO RUN FOR MAYOR

Kankakee 6th Ward Alderman Chris Curtis has thrown his hat into the race for Kankakee mayor. On Wednesday, he said he will be running for the Republican Party nomination on three main platforms… Attaining financial stability; pursuing economic development; and increasing code enforcement and city beautification efforts. The 50-year-old, seven-year alderman is the only person to have declared thus far for the 2021 election. Current Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong, a Democrat… has not formally announced her plans for a re-election bid.