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Posted on: August 17, 2017

RPD Releases Mid-Year Crime Index Report

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Riverside Police Department has released the 2017 midyear Crime Index, which is a statistical synopsis of all crimes mandated to be reported to the Illinois State Police. This report includes:

Overall Crime Index down 36.2% from 2016 (first six months)&...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Riverside Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting and Public Hearing

The Riverside Planning and Zoning Commission will hold their Regular Meeting and a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7 PM in Room 4 of the Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside, IL. 

The public is encouraged to attend...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

RPD Labor Day Traffic Enforcement

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The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, often celebrated through picnics, pool parties and other gatherings. Sadly, the Labor Day holiday also can be one of the deadliest because of motor vehicle crashes related to drunk and dr...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Riverside Police Arrest Melrose Park Man for Midnight Burglary

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On Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 2:13 a.m., Riverside police officers were dispatched to an audible burglar alarm in the area of the 300 block of Shenstone Road in Riverside.  When officers arrived, they discovered that the alarm was coming from a...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - August 11, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Completed storm sewer and sanitary sewer in Phase 3 (Scottswood - West).
  • Began storm sewer installation on Fairbank Road in Phase 4.

Upcoming Work Planned Next Week

  • Continue storm sewer and installation in Phase 4 project limits....
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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Riverside Parks & Recreation Fall Winter Brochure

The Fall Winter Brochure for Riverside Parks & Recreation is now available to view online. Resident Registration begins August 14 at 9 AM. Non- Resident Registration will begin on August 18 at 9 AM. Register for youth basketball and many more exciting...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

RIVERSIDE POLICE ASSISTING IN BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

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Riverside Police are assisting State Representative Mike Zalewski in his annual Back to School supply drive.

Saturday, August 19, from 10:00 a.m. until noon Riverside Police officers are donating their time to assist the community of Riverside and Brookfie...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Riverside Police Community Advisory

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The Riverside Police Department urges motorists to slow down and exercise extra caution when students return to school next week. Drivers are reminded to obey school speed zone signs, refrain from using their cell phones and pay extra attention to student...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Riverside Tote Bags are Now Available

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Show off your Riverside spirit! Riverside is now selling canvas tote bags for $25 and Riverside flags for $45. Purchase at Village Hall.

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - July 28, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Installed asphalt patching on Barry Point, Fairbank, and Scottswood (East)
  • Installed storm sewer and sanitary sewer on Bloomingbank (Phase 2)

Upcoming Work Planned Next Week

  • Install storm sewer and sanitary sewer on Bloomingbank ...
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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Volunteers Needed

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The village has openings on the following commissions:

Planning and Zoning Commission

Economic Development Commission

Landscape Advisory Commission

If you are interested in serving your village on one of these commissions, please submit an application.

If you ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - July 21, 2017

Progress Report

July 21, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Installed curb and gutter and sidewalk on Fairbank, Barrypoint and Scottswood (East)
  • Installed asphalt patching on Barrypoint and Scottswood (East)
  • Prepared for asphalt patching on Scottswood (East) a...
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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - July 14, 2017

First Division Sewer Separation Project

Progress Report

July 14, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Completed storm sewer installation in Phase 3 on Scottswood (East)
  • Completed Fairbank storm sewer installation (Phase 2)
  • Continued storm sewer installation throu...
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Posted on: July 14, 2017

New Traffic Patterns and Detours in the First Division!

First Division Sewer Separation

Work is progressing on the First Division Sewer Separation Project. Occasional road closures and detours are required. Please follow posted detours and observe posted speed limits in the construction zone at all times. Please also consider taking an alter...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Forest Avenue Detour Returns

Mollies Public House - Forest Avenue

The Forest Avenue detour to Pine Avenue has been reinstituted by the MWRD sewer lining contractor to facilitate manhole rehabilitation.  The process is expected to take approximately six weeks and be completed during mid-August. The manhole rehab...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - July 7

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Storm sewer installation continued in Phase 3 on Scottswood (East).

Upcoming Work Planned Next Week

  • Complete storm sewer installation in Phase 3 on Scottswood (East).
  • Complete Fairbank storm sewer installation. (Phase 2)
  • Begin con...
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Posted on: June 30, 2017

New Traffic Patterns and Detours!

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Effective July 5, 2017, weather permitting, new traffic patterns and detours will be established in and around the Village of Riverside.

For the next phase of the MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Rehabilitation Project, Kenny Construction will be working...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - June 30, 2017

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Work Completed This Past Week

  • Asphalt patching was completed in Phase 1 limits.
  • Sod restoration was completed in Phase 1 limits.
  • Phase 2 storm sewer was installed to Scottswood Common.
  • Pavement patching was completed on Barrypoint. Barrypoint Detour was remov...
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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Riverside Parks & Recreation Before and After School Program AT CENTRAL

Registration for Riverside Parks & Recreation Before and After School Program AT CENTRAL Elementary School will begin Tuesday, June 27th! Registration must occur at the Water Tower. Registration hours will be at the Water Tower Monday - Friday 9 AM to...

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Find out more about the program here! E-Flash
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - June 23, 2017

First Division Sewer Separation Project - Progress Report

June 23, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Storm sewer installation continued along Fairbank and Barrypoint in Phase 2 project limits.
  • Barrypoint Detour was installed.
  • Asphalt patching restora...
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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Riverside Monarch and Pollinator Project

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Village President Ben Sells and Village Trustees signed the National Wildlife Federation’s Monarch Pledge and declared June 15, 2017 as Monarch Pledge Day in Riverside.  

Some facts about Monarch Butterflies:

  • The monarch butterfly is the official s...
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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Project Update: Train Station Roof Replacement

Clay roof tiles have been removed.  Tiles suitable for reuse have been stored and replacement tiles have been ordered from the manufacturer.  The projected delivery of replacement tiles is August.  New valley flashings have been...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation

Entire Construction Area:

  • All trees within construction limits have been pruned as needed.
  • Tree protection has been established.
  • Perimeter erosion barriers have been installed at the outfall locations.

Phase 1:  

  • All sanitary service and water main ad...
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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Project Update: 2017 Street Improvements

Northwood:

  • Concrete saw cutting has been performed on both sides of the street.
  • Concrete curb, sidewalks, and driveway aprons on both sides of the street have been removed.

Evelyn:

  • Concrete saw cutting has been performed on both sides of the street.
  • Concrete c...
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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Weekly Construction Update - June 9, 2017

First Division Sewer Separation Project

Progress Report

June 9, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Contractor completed installation of new storm sewer within Phase 1.
  • Contractor began installation of new storm in Phase 2 starting with the installation of the ...
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Posted on: June 9, 2017

2017 Street Improvements

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The Village is pleased to announce that the 2017 Street Paving Project is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 12, 2017.  The scheduled work will involve the resurfacing of roadways, drainage structure repairs (where necessary), new curb and gutter ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Keeping Refuse Containers Clean

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While it’s possible to see them at almost any time of the year, flies and their larvae are most prevalent during the hot summer months, when heat and humidity create the perfect conditions for them to flourish.  “Rotting food ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Forest Avenue Update

Mollies Public House - Forest Avenue

Forest Avenue has reopened to two-way traffic and parking is now available on both sides of the street.

The MWRD project has relocated to Riverside Road.  Please use caution when crossing the BNSF railroad tracks in the center of town. Traffic is ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Façade Improvement Grant Program - Update

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The Village Board of Trustees has revised application requirements for façade improvement grants for 2017. In the hopes that many businesses will take advantage of this opportunity, the Village has budgeted for $30,000 for the program this year. Exterior ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

First Division Sewer Separation Project - June 2

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First Division Sewer Separation Project

Progress Report

June 2, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Contractor completed sanitary service replacements within Phase 1 limits.
  • Contractor continued installation of new storm sewer within Phase 1.

Upcoming Work Plann...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Weekly Construction Update - May 5

First Division Sewer Separation Project

Progress Report

May 5, 2017

Work Completed This Past Week

  • Contractor installed perimeter erosion barrier along four outfall work areas.
  • Contractor removed trees, canopy pruned trees, and root pruned trees.
  • Contractor inst...
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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Harlem Avenue Resurfacing

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Daily lane closures will take place on Harlem Avenue from 26th Street to Interstate 55, in Berwyn, Lyons, Riverside, Stickney and Forest View.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction with flaggers during construction activities. &a...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

First Division Sewer Separation Project Starts April 24

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The First Division Sewer Separation Project is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 24, 2017.  The contractor will begin by mobilizing equipment, saw cutting pavement and televising the sewer main lines. Construction operations will include instal...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

KinderKids 2017-2018 Registration

Sign Up for the 2017 - 2018 KinderKids Club Enrichment Program at the Water Tower Tuesday, April 18th starting at 8 AM. KinderKids is a Riverside Parks & Recreation educational and recreational enrichment program for Kindergarten aged children. The 20...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Hen & Beekeeping Pilot Programs

The Village of Riverside has approved a pilot program for 2017 to allow the keeping of hens and beekeeping. The village will begin accepting applications for a license for keeping hens or bees. The Village will only be issuing 15 licenses for beekeeping a...

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