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Posted on: May 26, 2018

Meeting Notice: Groveland Avenue Levee Project

Groveland Avenue

At the Village Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Riverside Township Auditorium (2nd Floor) located at 27 Riverside Road in Riverside, the United States Army Corps. of Engineers will again review its Grovelan...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Cook County Seeks Input

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Cook County is developing a Policy Roadmap: a policy-driven, four year strategic plan.  As we begin crafting this plan, we would like to hear from you as residents and members of the community. Please join us so that we may listen to your ideas, ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

RIVERSIDE RESIDENT SCAMMED

Police Patch over the top of a police vehicle with lights on

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5:04 p.m., Riverside Police Department received a call from a 74 year old Riverside resident stating that she believed she was the victim of a theft by deception and was scammed out of thousands of dollars.

It was learned durin...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony

American Flag in the distance with a branch on the side

Riverside's annual Memorial Day Program will be held on Monday, May 28, at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary Parish Center, 97 Herrick Road, Riverside.  All veterans and family members who attend the program will be honored and recognized.  All...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Vehicle and Pet Licenses are now available

Cat and dog sleeping

Vehicle stickers and pet licenses for 2018 - 2019 are now available. Renewal applications were mailed May 11.  If you come to the office to purchase your stickers, PLEASE BRING YOUR RENEWAL PAPERWORK WITH YOU.

Licenses are now required for cats an...

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Click here to renew online. E-Flash
Posted on: May 1, 2018

May is Aging Well Month

Senior-Citizens-Thumbs-Up-Happy

In recognition of Older Americans Month, Aging Care Connections celebrates older adults throughout the month of May through Aging Well Month. During this month, engaging, educational, and social programs aimed at older adults are offered at locations thro...

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Posted on: April 28, 2018

Restore the Canopy - Plant a Tree

Tower

The MWRD is offering free trees to residents of Cook County regardless of whether they are in the MWRD’s service area. The program is called, Restore the Canopy Plant A Tree.  Every Wednesday morning between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, people can p...

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MWRD website E-Flash
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Groveland Berm - New Information Available

West-Avenue-Flood

Additional links have been added to the Groveland Berm page of the village website.  Th links include information about LIDAR, videos of sheet pile being installed and photos of several flood walls.  

The United States Army Corps. of Engi...

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Visit the village website to learn more. E-Flash
Posted on: April 28, 2018

Restore the Canopy - Plant a Tree

Tower

The MWRD is offering free trees to residents of Cook County regardless of whether they are in the MWRD’s service area. The program is called, Restore the Canopy Plant A Tree.  Every Wednesday morning between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, pe...

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MWRD website E-Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Summer Day Camp Programs near Riverside

Kids-Playing-Cheerful-Park-Outdoors-Concept

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County offers several Summer Day Camp programs near Riverside.  Registration is now open.  Camps feature hikes, nature games and more.  Registration for Nature Center Day Camps is required.

Ma...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

RFD receives new boat for water rescue

DC Sherman and Medic Purvis navigating the new red boat on the pond

The Village of Riverside Department of Fire/Rescue has recently accepted delivery of a new boat which is utilized for rescue and recovery operations on our waterways.

The Village of Riverside Department of Fire/Rescue recently accepted delivery of a new boat that is utilized for rescue and recovery operations on our waterways. The new boat is a 13 ½ foot inflatable rescue boat manufactured by Wing Industries...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2017

100th Year of The Scottish Old People's Home Fire

Take a look a hundred years back in history at one of the most historic fires in Riverside, IL.

Tribune Article Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Winter Preparedness Tips

Man walking outside snowing

The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter.

The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter. To ensure safe and continued del...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Fight for Air Climb

Jesus Pineda

Jesus Pineda participates in fundraising climb. The "Fight for Air Climb" is an event that takes place at the Presidential Towers in downtown Chicago; I've done the fundraiser three years in a row now.

Jesus Pineda participates in fundraising climb. The "Fight for Air Climb" is an event that takes place at the Presidential Towers in downtown Chicago; I've done the fundraiser three years in a row now. The purpose of the Climb is to raise awaren...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2016

2016 Graduation Release

Graduation Release

On Saturday night March 5th, Fire Chief Buckley, Deputy Chief Sherman and Lt Williamson attended the Romeoville Fire Academy Graduation for three new members.

Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2015

New Staff

New Staff

On December 3, 2015 the Fire Department swore in their new staff. Pictured above (Left to right) are Battalion Chiefs Kevin Kuratko and Tom Bensfield, Deputy Chief Bill Sherman and Fire Chief Matt Buckley.

Fire Department Press Releases

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

RIVERSIDE RESIDENT SCAMMED

Police Patch over the top of a police vehicle with lights on

Elderly resident living alone sends thousands to scammers.

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5:04 p.m., Riverside Police Department received a call from a 74 year old Riverside resident stating that she believed she was the victim of a theft by deception and was scammed out of thousands of dollars.

It was learned durin...

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FCC Complaints Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

RPD SERGEANT GRADUATES FROM NU CENTER FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

Officer Cairo in the center with a lady and man on his sides Northwestern background

Sgt. John Cairo Graduates from Command School.

Sergeant John Cairo recently graduated from Northwestern University Center of Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command

The 10 week Staff and Command school holds several sessions annually and is designed to prepare top and mid-level law...

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Police Department Press Releases

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Cook County Seeks Input

Cook County Illinois Logo

Cook County is developing a Policy Roadmap: a policy-driven, four year strategic plan.  As we begin crafting this plan, we would like to hear from you as residents and members of the community. Please join us so that we may listen to your ideas, ...

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Register here. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: May 22, 2018

RPD Sergeant Graduates from NU Center for Public Safety

Officer Cairo in the center with a lady and man on his sides Northwestern background

Sergeant John Cairo recently graduated from Northwestern University Center of Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command

The 10 week Staff and Command school holds several sessions annually and is designed to prepare top and mid-level law...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony

American Flag in the distance with a branch on the side

Riverside's annual Memorial Day Program will be held on Monday, May 28, at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary Parish Center, 97 Herrick Road, Riverside.  All veterans and family members who attend the program will be honored and recognized.  All...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Vehicle and Pet Licenses are now available

Cat and dog sleeping

Vehicle stickers and pet licenses for 2018 - 2019 are now available. Renewal applications were mailed May 11.  If you come to the office to purchase your stickers, Please bring our renewal paperwork with you.

Licenses are now required for cats and...

Read on...

Click here to renew online Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 30, 2018

"Naturally Riverside" Photo Contest

Gold Tree on White paper

The Frederick Law Olmsted Society (FLOS) announces a photo contest as part of its 50th Anniversary, and in anticipation of the 150th Anniversary in 2019 of Olmsted and Vaux’s Riverside General Plan.  Everyone is eligible to enter a photo of eithe...

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Find Details Here Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 30, 2018

May is Aging Well Month

Senior-Citizens-Thumbs-Up-Happy

In recognition of Older Americans Month, Aging Care Connections celebrates older adults throughout the month of May through Aging Well Month. During this month, engaging, educational, and social programs aimed at older adults are offered at locations thro...

Read on...

Calendar of Events Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 28, 2018

Restore the Canopy - Plant a Tree

Tower

The MWRD is offering free trees to residents of Cook County regardless of whether they are in the MWRD’s service area. The program is called, Restore the Canopy Plant A Tree.  Every Wednesday morning between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, people can p...

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MWRD website Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Groveland Avenue Levee Project

West-Avenue-Flood

The United States Army Corps. of Engineers presented its Groveland Avenue Levee Flood Risk Management Project at the Village Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, April 5, 2018.  The purpose of the presentation was to outline the scope of the pr...

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Visit the Groveland Berm Page to Learn More. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Power Outage?

Lightbulbs on Ceiling

If you experience a power outage, please contact ComEd at 1-800-334-7661. Leave the area immediately if there are downed power lines.

ComEd Website Trending in Riverside