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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Take the Metra Surveys Here

Metra Train in Riverside

Metra has launched two online surveys to gather customer feedback in two areas – the BNSF Line schedule, and weekend service.

A new schedule was adopted last June to accommodate the federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system. &...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

RPD Crime Rate Report

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Riverside Police Release Preliminary Crime Rate

Overall Crime Down 5.5 %

Crime statistics, released today by Chief Thomas Weitzel, show the overall crime rate in Riverside is down 5.5 % for 2018. Statistics are based on preliminary numbers submitted to the ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Register for Riverside Parks & Rec Spring Soccer

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Sign your pre-k through 4th graders up for Spring Soccer with Riverside Parks & Recreation today. This is a Sunday only league starting April 7th. The registration deadline for spring soccer is March 14th. This league focuses on instruction, teamwork,...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

February PZC Meeting Cancelled

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The Riverside Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7 PM in Room 4 of Riverside Township Hall has been cancelled.  The next regular meeting is scheduled for March 27, 2019.

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

RPD Community Notification-

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Riverside Residents –

I wanted to inform the community that yesterday, Tuesday, February 19, we had two burglaries reported at condominiums in the 100 block of Longcommon Road that occurred sometime around noon.

The first floors of these condo uni...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Village Snow Removal Operations

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The Village of Riverside Department of Public Works has a long standing, prioritized plan for snow and ice removal that includes streets, sidewalks, parking lots, alleys and the train platform. While public safety is paramount, two factors influence the D...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

RPD Community Notification-

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Riverside Residents-

It was reported on Friday, February 15th at 3:30 a.m. that a masked intruder went into an apartment located in the 2800 block of South Harlem and attempted to burglarize it while a 13‑year-old was sleeping.

The physical description of t...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Help Hauser Fight Hunger!

Hauser Canned Food Drive

For 48 years, Hauser Jr. High has been the single largest contributor to the Salvation Army's food pantry in the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago. In recent years, Hauser students have also been stocking the Riverside Township food pantry each month. Aga...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

New Pay-by-Phone Number

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The Village has a new phone number to call to pay water/sewer bills and police citations over the phone:  855-895-2537.  Payments may be made at any time.  Residents will still need to know their utility account number in order ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2019

Play ball!

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Registration is now open for Riverside Little League.  

Riverside Little League has teams for 5 through 14 year olds including Junior Baseball and Softball programs for players who are league age 13 and 14.  Coaches and Team Managers are ...

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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: 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

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

RPD Crime Rate Report

Text Crime Statistics with the police line running across

Crime statistics, released today by Chief Thomas Weitzel shows the overall crime down 5.5 % for 2018.

Riverside Police Release Preliminary Crime Rate

Overall Crime Down 5.5 %

Crime statistics, released today by Chief Thomas Weitzel, show the overall crime rate in Riverside is down 5.5 % for 2018. Statistics are based on preliminary numbers submitted to the ...

Read on...

RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2019

RPD Community Notification-

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Burglary Reported-

Riverside Residents –

I wanted to inform the community that yesterday, Tuesday, February 19, we had two burglaries reported at condominiums in the 100 block of Longcommon Road that occurred sometime around noon.

The first floors of these condo units have bu...

Read on...

RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2019

RPD Community Notification-

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

RPD Investigating Reported Night Time Burglary.

Riverside Residents-

It was reported on Friday, February 15th at 3:30 a.m. that a masked intruder went into an apartment located in the 2800 block of South Harlem and attempted to burglarize it while a 13‑year-old was sleeping.

The physical description of t...

Read on...

RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Take the Metra Surveys Here

Metra Train in Riverside

Metra has launched two online surveys to gather customer feedback in two areas – the BNSF Line schedule, and weekend service.

A new schedule was adopted last June to accommodate the federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system.  T...

Read on...

Visit the Metra Website Trending in Riverside
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Register for Riverside Parks & Rec Spring Soccer

Girl Playing Soccer

Sign your pre-k through 4th graders up for Spring Soccer with Riverside Parks & Recreation today. This is a Sunday only league starting April 7th. The registration deadline for spring soccer is March 14th. This league focuses on instruction, teamwork,...

Read on...

Register here Trending in Riverside
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Help Hauser Fight Hunger!

Hauser Canned Food Drive

For 48 years, Hauser Jr. High has been the single largest contributor to the Salvation Army's food pantry in the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago. In recent years, Hauser students have also been stocking the Riverside Township food pantry each month. Aga...

Read on...

Sign up to participate in Feed Our Community Day! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: February 6, 2019

The Village by the Numbers

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The Riverside Board of Trustees and Village Staff work hard to ensure the wise use of your tax dollars and provide the high level of service residents expect and deserve in an efficient manner. The following statistics provide a recap of the village’s acc...

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Village by the Numbers Trending in Riverside
Posted on: February 5, 2019

New Exhibit Coming to Riverside Arts Center

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Over 35 students involved in after school art clubs at both Central and Hollywood Schools have worked for several months to create individual faux meals inspired by installation artwork and artists like Claus Oldenburg and contemporary Lucy Sparrow. &...

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Vist the RAC Website Trending in Riverside
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Upcoming Events at Triton College

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Triton College aims to engage members of the communities it serves and beyond by offering on-campus events to suit a variety of interests. Please click on the link below for a list of public events taking place at Triton this semester.

Here's a sample of w...

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Upcoming Events at Triton College Trending in Riverside
Posted on: January 28, 2019

New Pay-by-Phone Number

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The Village has a new phone number to call to pay water/sewer bills and police citations over the phone:  855-895-2537.  Payments may be made at any time.  Residents will still need to know their utility account number in order ...

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Explore Payment Options Trending in Riverside
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Village Facility Information

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To learn more about the recently completed study of Village of Riverside facilities, please visit the Plans & Studies page of the village website.  In addition to the Facility Needs Assessment completed by Williams Architects and presented to...

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Village Plans & Studies Trending in Riverside
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Play ball!

Boy sliding into base during a baseball game with Instagram style filter

Registration is now open for Riverside Little League.  

Riverside Little League has teams for 5 through 14 year olds including Junior Baseball and Softball programs for players who are league age 13 and 14.  Coaches and Team Managers are ...

Read on...

Learn more & register here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Snow Removal Reminders

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Snow on Driveway Aprons

No one likes removing snow from the driveway apron only to have the snow plow pass by and push the snow back up onto the apron.  The village recommends waiting to remove snow from the driveway apron until the roads have bee...

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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