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Posted on: February 24, 2017

MWRD Update


Traffic on 1st Avenue will be restricted to one lane in each direction at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Forest Avenue on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25.

MWRD has advised that the bypass pumps at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Forest...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Deadline Extended For 2017 Village Reforestation

Village is still seeking planting sites for parkways.  If you have an open space on your parkway and would like a free tree, please contact the Public Works Department.  Please take a minute to read the following information regarding th...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Train Horn Update


Over the past weekend, the Village received several inquiries and complaints about excessive train horn-blowing taking place along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) tracks throughout the village.

The Village of Riverside has filed a complain...

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Read the response from BNSF.
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Riverside Police Awarded Training Grant from Riverside Township

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The Riverside Police
Department has been awarded a $3,500.00 no match grant from the RiversideTownship Board of Trustees which will be used to purchase smart TVs and the
associated equipment to wall mount them so they can be used for training.  <_o3a_p>


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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Reforestation Project Highlight

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The Village Forester was selected to participate in a series of workshops to explore management techniques related to climate change. The reforestation project was highlighted by the Northern Institute of Applied climate Science (NIACS) website.

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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: February 1, 2017

Riverside Parks & Recreation Camp Registration


Camp Registration Hours are as follows: 

Returning Campers

Wednesday, February 1                         9 AM - 5 PM

Thursday, February 2           ...

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Summer Camp Registration Information
Posted on: January 26, 2017

Summer Camp Registration At Riverside Parks & Rec


Join the fun! Learn more about our growing summer camp program designed to provide your child with social and recreational activities all summer long! For more information please view our Summer Camp webpage! You must register in the office. Please pay at...

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Summer Camp Information!
Posted on: January 24, 2017

LaBarra Owner Featured in Chicago Tribune Article

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Rich Labriola, owner of LaBarra (located at 2 E. Burlington,) was recently featured in a Chicago Tribune article. Mr. Labriola also owns Labriola Café and Stan's Donuts.

You can read his story here.
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: January 19, 2017

Picturing Riverside Exhibition

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Picturing Riverside is a permanent exhibition about the many facets of a living landmark community. Exhibition opens Mon., Jan. 23, 2017 at the Riverside Train Station.

Read the Brochure (PDF)
Posted on: January 19, 2017

Winter Spring Brochure Now Available Online!

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Get fit in these cold months with our adult fitness classes. We have art, fitness, and educational programs for all ages! Registration for residents will begin at 9 AM, January 23rd, no earlier. Non Resident registration will begin at 9 AM, January 27th. ...

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See the brochure and register here!
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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