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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: May 24, 2017

Memorial Day Program

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Please join your neighbors and friends for a Memorial Day program on Monday, May 29 at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Mary Church Parish Center, 97 Herrick Road, Riverside.  The program will feature patriotic music, sacred recognition of Riverside&rsq...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Annual RPZ Inspections

 irrigation system and/or afire suppression system must obtain an annual reduced pressure zone (RPZ) back flow prevention inspection.  This inspection is a requirement of the EPA and Illinois Plumbing code.  All inspection forms...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Riverside Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting and Public Hearing

The Riverside Planning and Zoning Commission will hold their regular meeting and conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7PM in Room 4 of Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside, IL  60546.  The public is enc...

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View or download the Agenda Packet here.
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Downtown Construction Traffic Alert for Motorists & Commuters

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The MWRD sewer lining project will be shifting their staging from Forest Avenue to Longcommon on Thursday, May 18th. The new staging location will be on the east side of Longcommon just north of the BNSF railroad tracks. The easternmost northbound lane of...

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For a full-sized map of affected construction area
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Riverside Police Department Public Information Distribution

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Over the past several weeks the department has had numerous requests from residents as to how they can stay informed about police department activities and/or important information.  If you signed up for this e-flash, it is a key way to stay info...

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Village of Riverside Webpage
Posted on: May 15, 2017

WEDGE RELEASES YEAR END REPORT

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The West Suburban Directed Gang Enforcement (WEDGE) Task Force released their year-end report which is a statistical synopsis of all 2016 activity. 

Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel and WEDGE Chairperson stated, In 2016, WEDGE Task Force c...

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Posted on: May 14, 2017

2017 Click It or Ticket

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As summer kicks off and travel increases, the Riverside Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The seat-belt enforcement campaign will take place May 15 through May 30, con...

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Traffic Safety Webpage
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Kids Fishing Derby

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The annual Kids' Fishing Derby will be held at Swan Pond from 3-6pm on June 11. Registration is required and space is limited. Sign up for prizes and family fun!

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Kids Fishing Derby in Riverside

Register for the Kids Fishing Derby hosted at Swan Pond June 11! Join us for this exciting community event. The event will be from 3 to 6 PM.  2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Check-In (All participants must register online prior to June 11.)3:00 to 6:00 p.m. F...

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Learn More about the Kids Derby here!
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Vehicle Stickers & Pet Tags

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Vehicle stickers and pet licenses for 2017-2018 will be available beginning on Monday, May 15, 2017.  Renewal applications have been mailed and you should receive them soon.  If you come to the office to purchase your stickers, PLEASE BRING YOUR...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Composting Pilot Program

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The Village of Riverside and Flood Bros Disposal Co. have partnered with the goal of decreasing the amount of organic refuse sent to landfills.  Together we are offering a food scrap composting pilot program to residents throughout the Village. &...

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Enrollment Form
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Student Struck by Car on Longcommon After School

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On Wednesday, May 10, at 3:07 p.m., Riverside Police received multiple 9-1-1 calls regarding a person struck by a vehicle at Longcommon and Nuttall. 

At the time of the crash, Riverside police were in front of Hauser Central School on Woodside Road so...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Become a Certified TreeKeeper!

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The TreeKeepers Program is an 8-day course tought by nationally and world-renowned experts, focused on managing and reducing the threats to forest health.  Topics covered include tree physiology and soils, tree identification, pruning, tree selec...

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Click here for Complete Details.
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 27, 2017

CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC ALERT FOR MOTORISTS AND COMMUTERS

Map of Detours and Road Closures in Riverside

Construction season has begun in Riverside and several projects (village, IDOT and MWRD) are underway that will be impacting traffic in and around Riverside.  Motorists should expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through these area...

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For a full-sized map of affected areas click here.
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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Read the IDOT Press Release here.
Posted on: April 21, 2017

2017 Summer Guide Now Online

Riverside Parks & Recreation Summer Brochure is now available to view! Registration begins at 9 AM on April 24th for residents and April 28 for non residents. Highlights of this brochure include Fall Soccer Registration, Men's Softball League...

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register for programs here
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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View or download the Project Map here.
Posted on: April 17, 2017

KinderKids 2017 - 2018 Registration

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Register for next school year's KinderKids program starting April 18 at 8 AM at the Water Tower! Initial registration must take place in the Water Tower. The Riverside Parks and Recreation Department will open early Tuesday at 8 AM specifically f...

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KinderKids Information found here!
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: March 23, 2017

MWRD Update

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On or about April 3, the intercepting sewer lining operation on Forest Avenue, nearest the Des Plaines River, will relocate to Riverside Road near the Lawton Road intersection. The lining equipment will take up the parking spaces immediately Southeast of ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Summer Camp Registration

We still have spots available for certain weeks and wait lists started. Don't miss a great opportunity for a fun summer for your child!

Learn more information on the Riverside Website. 

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Veterans Gold Star Memorial Status

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The 4,000 pound Killed In Action memorial stone needs a concrete footing for stability. The World War I Memorial stones need to be cleaned and reset. The area is also in need of landscaping.  Anyone wishing to make a donation toward restoration o...

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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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