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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - July 5, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Binder asphalt installed on the 100 Block of Fairbank.
  • Drainage structure adjustments made on Fairbank and Scottswood Roads.
  • Completed all concrete work.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway preparation for paving.
  • Finis...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 28, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway level binder installation completed throughout First Division.
  • Milled pavement on 100 Block Fairbank Road.
    • Road is closed, local traffic only.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • 100 Block of Fairbank Road Reconstructi...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)

 

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Construction Projects Begin Tomorrow

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MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Relining Project:  Kenny Construction will begin mobilizing for a project re-start on Thursday, May 10. Mobilization will include implementing traffic control, detours and tent set-up on Riverside Road south of ...

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View the First Division Construction Notice here. Construction Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 12, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Two Weeks

  • Sewer structure replacements and reconstructions have been completed.
  • Roadway grinding operations have been completed.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
    • Impacted residents will receive notices ...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Riverfest 2018

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Save the date for the Riverside Chamber of Commerce's 4th Annual Riverfest! on Saturday, July 28, from 4 - 10 pm in Centennial Plaza, at the Historic Water Tower. This year's event is even bigger, and will feature live music from 4 local bands, several re...

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Chamber of Commerce Website E-Flash
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Village Board Topics of Discussion on July 19

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At the Regular Meeting on Thursday, July 19, the Village Board of Trustees will consider agenda items related to the following topics:

  • Groveland Levee - Agenda Item VIII.B. (page 224)
  • Vacation Rentals - Agenda Item IX.C. (page 357)
  • WSSRA Funding - Agenda Ite...
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July 19, 2018 Village Board Agenda Packet E-Flash
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Riverside Farmers' Market This Week!

The Riverside Farmers' Market is back on Wednesday, July 18 from230-7pm under the Water Tower. We're entering the best part of farmers' market season: harvest time. More and more fruits and veggies will make their way to the market as they ripen. It's not...

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Additional Info... E-Flash
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Volunteers Needed: Village Commissions

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There are currently openings on the Village of Riverside's Economic Development Commission and Historical Commission.

The mission of the Economic Development Commission is to use the principles of Frederick Law Olmsted’s design of the historic village of R...

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Board & Commission Volunteer Application E-Flash
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Village Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Thursday

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The Board of Trustees of the Village of Riverside will hold a Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018.  The meeting will be held in Room 4 of the Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside, IL.  The public is e...

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View or Download the Agenda Packet here. E-Flash
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Riverside Parks & Recreation Fall Soccer Registration

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Register for Fall Soccer with Riverside Parks and Recreation today. The registration deadline for this league is July 17th, so don't delay.  Fall soccer with Riverside Parks & Recreation is a wonderful opportunity for your child to learn the ...

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Registration Information E-Flash
Posted on: July 12, 2018

RPD Community Notification-Burglary

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Dear Riverside Residents-Overnight, in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 12, 2018, we experienced several garage burglaries and thefts from vehicles parked in drives, along with an auto theft.  All incidents occurred on the 100 block of L...

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E-Flash
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Cori's Kids Tri

Join us this year for the 11th Annual Cori's Kids Tri on August 11th. This super sprint triathlon exists to promote health and wellness opportunities. This triathlon is open to youth and adults.

Cori's Kids Triathlon is open people ages 7 and up. The race ...

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Registration Information E-Flash
Posted on: July 11, 2018

RPD Join Forces with Agencies Statewide for2018 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Campaign

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During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 25th, the Riverside Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2016, speed w...

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E-Flash
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Riverside Parks & Rec Before & After School Program

Registration for Riverside Parks & Recreation Before and After School Program at Hollywood Elementary & Central Elementary begins  July 10th at 9 AM. Riverside Parks & Recreation offers 2, 3, or 5 day registration with options for wee...

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Additional Info... E-Flash
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - July 5, 2018

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Binder asphalt installed on the 100 Block of Fairbank.
  • Drainage structure adjustments made on Fairbank and Scottswood Roads.
  • Completed all concrete work.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway preparation for paving.
  • Finis...
Read on...

2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Portal - Property Search

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The Riverside Community Portal is now live on the village website.  What kind of information is available in the Community Portal?  We're glad you asked.  When you visit the Community Portal, you can easily find information like...

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Visit the Community Portal now! E-Flash
Posted on: June 28, 2018

The Buzz on Mosquitos

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Recent heavy rains combined with warm temperatures will result in a major hatch of the Aedes vexans floodwater mosquito.  This mosquito is not involved in disease transmission, however is an extremely aggressive biter.  This mosquito is ...

Read on...

Find more info @ the DVMAD website. E-Flash
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 28, 2018

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway level binder installation completed throughout First Division.
  • Milled pavement on 100 Block Fairbank Road.
    • Road is closed, local traffic only.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • 100 Block of Fairbank Road Reconstructi...
Read on...

2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)

 

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
Read on...

2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 15, 2018

RAC Annual Members Exhibition and Kids Show

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The Riverside Arts Center's annual Members Exhibition and Kids Show will be held July 1 - 28 at the RAC, 32 East Quincy Street in downtown Riverside.  All current RAC members and students may submit artwork for display. The Members Show will take...

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Learn more about the RAC. E-Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Summer Day Camp Programs near Riverside

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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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Register here! E-Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 6, 2017

RFD receives new boat for water rescue

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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

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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

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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

News Flash

Posted on: July 11, 2018

RPD Join Forces with Agencies Statewide for2018 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Campaign

Riverside Police Department Vehicle

During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 25th, the Riverside Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement

During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 25th, the Riverside Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2016, speed w...

Read on...

Police Department Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: July 18, 2018

Riverfest 2018

Chamber Logo Resized and Cropped

Save the date for the Riverside Chamber of Commerce's 4th Annual Riverfest! on Saturday, July 28, from 4 - 10 pm in Centennial Plaza, at the Historic Water Tower. This year's event is even bigger, and will feature live music from 4 local bands, several re...

Read on...

Chamber of Commerce Website Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Village Board Topics of Discussion on July 19

Gavel-over-black-background

At the Regular Meeting on Thursday, July 19, the Village Board of Trustees will consider agenda items related to the following topics:

  • Groveland Levee - Agenda Item VIII.B. (page 224)
  • Vacation Rentals - Agenda Item IX.C. (page 357)
  • WSSRA Funding - Agenda Ite...
Read on...

July 19, 2018 Village Board Agenda Packet Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Volunteers Needed: Village Commissions

Riverside Logo with Tower in the Background

There are currently openings on the Village of Riverside's Economic Development Commission and Historical Commission.

The mission of the Economic Development Commission is to use the principles of Frederick Law Olmsted’s design of the historic village of R...

Read on...

Board & Commission Volunteer Application Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Riverside Parks & Recreation Fall Soccer Registration

Girl Playing Soccer

Register for Fall Soccer with Riverside Parks and Recreation today. The registration deadline for this league is July 17th, so don't delay.  Fall soccer with Riverside Parks & Recreation is a wonderful opportunity for your child to learn the ...

Read on...

Registration Information Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 11, 2018

RPD Join Forces with Agencies Statewide for Speed Awareness Day

Riverside Police Department Vehicle

During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 25th, the Riverside Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2016, speed w...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Portal - Property Search

View of Riverside with the Chicago Skyline in the Background

The Riverside Community Portal is now live on the village website.  What kind of information is available in the Community Portal?  We're glad you asked.  When you visit the Community Portal, you can easily find information like...

Read on...

Visit the Community Portal now! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 28, 2018

The Buzz on Mosquitos

mosquito-on-green-leaf

Recent heavy rains combined with warm temperatures will result in a major hatch of the Aedes vexans floodwater mosquito.  This mosquito is not involved in disease transmission, however is an extremely aggressive biter.  This mosquito is ...

Read on...

Find more info @ the DVMAD website. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 11, 2018

2018 Construction

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Relining Project:  Kenny Construction began mobilizing for a project re-start on Thursday, May 10. Mobilization included implementing traffic control, detours and tent set-up on Riverside Road south of the BNSF ...

Read on...

View the First Division Construction Notice here. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 4, 2018

News from the Riverside Arts Center

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Sign up now for Summer classes at the Riverside Arts Center.  The RAC has something for everyone.  

SUMMER SPECIAL! - Youth Open StudioArtists of all skill levels are welcome to join open studio and pursue their individual creative intere...

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Visit the RAC Website to learn more. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Power Outage?

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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