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Local History

In the Bellwood Digital Archive, you can:

  • Read local newspapers Proviso Star Progress (1937-1956) Star Sentinel (1956-1997) Proviso Star Sentinel (1974-1981) and West Proviso Herald (1978-1982). 
  • See the yearbooks of Proviso West High School (1961-2017).
  • Read about the early history in "Bellwood History 1900-1976" or the program for Bellwood's 50th anniversary, "The Golden Jubilee"


Online Classes

Gale Courses are instructor-led online courses for some of the most requested adult education topics. Courses are self-paced and led by a real instructor who can give feedback, answer questions, and offer personalized guidance.


Community Information

Bellwood Chamber of Commerce 2018 Community Guide

Bellwood School District 88

Proviso Township website

Proviso Township High Schools District 209

Village of Bellwood website

       Village of Bellwood Ordinances

Cook County

        Elections and Voting Information

        Property Tax Information