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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: October 23, 2018

MWRD and DEA partner to collect unwanted drugs

Drug Take Back

As part of the bi-annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the MWRD and U.S. DEA encourage the public to bring their drugs to special MWRD collection boxes. WHERE:* Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, 400 E. 130th St., Chicago* Stickney Wate...

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E-Flash
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Temporary Schedule Changes for BNSF Commuters

Metra Train in Riverside

Residents who use the BNSF Metra train should be aware that there will be temporary schedule changes this weekend and on Halloween.

A major railroad tie replacement project on the BNSF Line between Hinsdale and Aurora will be condensed in...

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Visit the Metra website for complete details. E-Flash
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Join us at Howl-O-Ween this October 24th

Decorative Pumpkin Shown from the Top

Come join Riverside Parks & Recreation this October 24th for our annual Howl-o-ween event. Please join us at 6 PM sharp to cast a spell and light the Water Tower. We will then parade over to the Riverside Township to play games and see a magic show. W...

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E-Flash
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Join the Team at Riverside Parks & Recreation

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Riverside Parks & Recreation is looking to hire highly motivated individuals interested in taking pride in the Before & After School Program in Riverside. Before & After School counselors develop their skills in communication, planning, child ...

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Additional Info... E-Flash
Posted on: October 18, 2018

October Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting

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The PZC will hold their Regular Meeting and a Public Hearing on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7 PM in Room 4, Township Hall, 27 Riverside Rd., Riverside, IL. The public is encouraged to attend.  If you are unable to attend the meeting in person,...

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View or download agenda packet here. E-Flash
Posted on: October 17, 2018

News from the Riverside Township Assessor

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Are you a homeowner who experienced an unexpected property tax increase this year?  Residents of Riverside Township just paid taxes for a reassessment year and many residents have expressed concerns about how their property taxes were affected. &...

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Visit the Township Assessor's webpage. E-Flash
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Riverside Alert Notification System Test

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The Village of Riverside will be testing the Riverside Alert Notification System at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018.

You may receive an alert as a voice message, a text message or an email. Please follow the prompts to acknowledge the message to cont...

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Riverside Alert System Homepage E-Flash
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Riverside Alert Notification System Test

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The Village of Riverside will be testing the Riverside Alert Notification System at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018.

You may receive an alert as a voice message, a text message or an email. Please follow the prompts to acknowledge the message to cont...

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Riverside Alert System Homepage E-Flash
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Train Depot Platform Rehabilitation Project

Metra Train in Riverside

The Train Depot Platform Rehabilitation Project is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.  The scheduled work will include removal and replacement of existing staircases with ADA compliant features, new hand railings and expos...

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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 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

News Flash

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

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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

News Flash

Posted on: October 23, 2018

MWRD and DEA partner to collect unwanted drugs

Drug Take Back

As part of the bi-annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the MWRD and U.S. DEA encourage the public to bring their drugs to special MWRD collection boxes. WHERE:* Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, 400 E. 130th St., Chicago* Stickney Wate...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Temporary Schedule Changes for BNSF Commuters

Metra Train in Riverside

Residents who use the BNSF Metra train should be aware that there will be temporary schedule changes this weekend and on Halloween.

A major railroad tie replacement project on the BNSF Line between Hinsdale and Aurora will be condensed in...

Read on...

Visit the Metra website for complete details. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Join us at Howl-O-Ween this October 24th

Decorative Pumpkin Shown from the Top

Come join Riverside Parks & Recreation this October 24th for our annual Howl-o-ween event. Please join us at 6 PM sharp to cast a spell and light the Water Tower. We will then parade over to the Riverside Township to play games and see a magic show. W...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Join the Team at Riverside Parks & Recreation

A person typing on the keyboard with a Hiring Banner Overlay

Riverside Parks & Recreation is looking to hire highly motivated individuals interested in taking pride in the Before & After School Program in Riverside. Before & After School counselors develop their skills in communication, planning, child ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Trending in Riverside
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Halloween Trick or Treating

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To ensure Halloween is a memorable holiday, follow these easy tips to keep children safe.

  • Young children should always trick or treat in the company of a responsible adult.
  • If older children will be trick-or-treating with friends, agree on a route and set a...
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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Riverside Alert Notification System Test

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The Village of Riverside will be testing the Riverside Alert Notification System at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018.

You may receive an alert as a voice message, a text message or an email. Please follow the prompts to acknowledge the message to cont...

Read on...

Riverside Alert System Homepage Trending in Riverside
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Historic Walking Tours

Group of old and healthy people walking in the nature

September 30, (North side)

October 28, (South side)

Tours depart the Riverside Train Depot, 90 Bloomingbank Road (main train station, east side of platform) at 2:00 p.m.

Tours end at approximately 4:00 p.m.

The cost is $20 per person ($15 for seniors 62+ and ...

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Learn more and reserve here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: September 25, 2018

WC3 Consolidated Dispatch

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In May, the Villages of Brookfield, McCook, North Riverside, and Riverside consolidated their emergency communications centers to form West Central Consolidated Communications, or WC3, which is housed in the North Riverside Police Department facility. &am...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: September 25, 2018

1000 Tree Planting Project

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The 12th Annual 1000 Tree Planting Project will be held on Saturday, November 17.  Volunteers should meet at the Scout Cabin at 10:00 a.m. for a brief teaching seminar.  Following the seminar, planting tools and seeds will be distributed...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Train Depot Platform Rehabilitation Project

Metra Train in Riverside

The Train Depot Platform Rehabilitation Project is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.  The scheduled work will include removal and replacement of existing staircases with ADA compliant features, new hand railings and ex...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 11, 2018

2018 Construction

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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: 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