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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Fraud Alert for Property Owners

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The Cook County Recorder of Deeds is officially asking a company operating under the name “Home Title Lock” to cease and desist from using the name of the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds to sell a fraud monitoring service t...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Get Off the Grid in Riverside!

Brand Marketing Material with photos and text

The Community Development Department and the Economic Development Commission have been working with the village’s marketing consultant for several months on the village's brand articulation process.  Click on the link below to view their efforts....

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Riverside Parks & Recreation Presents Howl-o-Ween

Join Riverside Parks & Recreation on October 25th for our annual Howl-o-ween event! Join in on the magical spell as we light the tower at 6 PM. Wear your costume and we will parade over to the Township for a Spooktacular Dance Party and games. We will...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back

On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Riverside Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 14th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially d...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Sex Offender Move Out of Town Notification

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Riverside Residents-

This is notification that Riverside no longer has any convicted sex offenders residing within the village boundaries. We had only one convicted sex offender, who lived on Ogden Avenue, but he has moved to Fulton County, Illinois and is...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Holiday Stroll Planning Meeting

Holiday Stroll Tower

It’s time to start planning the 2017 Riverside Chamber of Commerce Holiday Stroll.  If you are interested in helping plan and organize this wonderful annual event, please come to a planning meeting on Sunday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m. at ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Pink Recycling Containers Now Available!

Flood Brothers Pink Recycling Cart

Pink Recycling Containers are now available to Riverside residents and businesses through Flood Brothers.  The monthly rental fee for a pink recycling container is $3.00.  Flood Brothers will make a $10 donation to the American Cancer So...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Fall into Programming

Riverside Parks & Recreation has programs for all, please join us this fall. Register today http://www.riverside.il.us/173/Parks-Recreation. 

There are adult athletics, youth basketball, arts, and trips. Find the right program for you and your...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Riverside Tree Inventory Project

Tree Inventory

In the coming weeks, residents may see employees of Davey Resource Group in the village conducting an inventory of the village's trees.  The partnership with Davey will update information on the existing public tree inventory throughout the Villa...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Changes to Des Plaines River Flood Stages

Des Plaines River Swan Pond

The Village has worked with the National Weather Service and Cook County Department of Homeland Security over the past few months to update the village's flood stages.

The changes to the Action Stage and Minor Flood Stage for the Des Plaines River at River...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Riverside Parks & Rec is Hiring

Join the Riverside Parks & Rec Team through these flexible and fun part time positions. Riverside Parks & Recreation is looking for Before & After School Counselors that are able to work morning and afternoon shifts, an energetic Teachers' Ass...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Falling Leaves

Various trees with changing colored leaves during the fall season

Please DO NOT rake fallen leaves into the street where they will clog catch basins. It is illegal to do so in Riverside. The Village operates its sewer system under a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) permit issued by the IEPA. Among the conditions of the CSO...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Weekly Construction Update - September 9, 2017

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First Division Sewer Separation Project

Progress Report

September 11, 2017

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Completed sanitary sewer in Phase 4.
  • Began concrete restoration in Phase 4.
  • Completed 50% of storm sewer work in Phase 5.

Upcoming Work Planned Next Week

  • Compl...
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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Project Update: First Division Sewer Separation - September 1, 2017

Riverside Logo with Tower in the Background

Work Completed the Past Two Weeks

  • Completed storm sewer and 90% of sanitary sewer in Phase 4.
    • Storm sewer has been installed on Fairbank, Coonley and Scottswood (East of Coonley).
  • Pavement patching and concrete restoration in Phase 2 and 3 on Bloomingbank an...
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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: 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 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: September 4, 2017

Holiday Schedule for Refuse Pickup this Week

Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, refuse collection will be delayed by one day this week.  Flood Brothers will collect refuse, recycling and yard waste on Friday, September 8.  Please click on the link below to view the full holida...

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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 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!

Construction Map 6-29-2017

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

Road closed signs detour traffic

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 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

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 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: May 24, 2017

Façade Improvement Grant Program - Update

View of Riverside with the Chicago Skyline in the Background

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

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic

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: 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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