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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018


Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)


Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 21, 2018

2017 Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report

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The Village of Riverside’s annual 2017 Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) is now available.  This report summarizes the quality of water that was provided to the Village of Riverside during 2017.  This report was published in...

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Read the CCR report here. E-Flash
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Public Notification –

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The Riverside Police Department in compliance with Illinois statutes is making the following public notification about a newly registered sex offender living within the Riverside corporate limits.

Odean N. Paige, age 47, has moved into an apartment complex...

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ISP Sex Offender Webpage E-Flash
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Village Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Thursday

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The Board of Trustees of the Village of Riverside will meet on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 4 of the Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road.  The public is encouraged to attend.  Representatives from ComEd will be pre...

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View or Download the Agenda Packet here. E-Flash
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Riverside Farmers' Market Week 3

The Riverside Farmers' Market is back on Wednesday, June 20 from230-7pm under the Water Tower. You can expect to find loads ofberries, asparagus, garlic scapes, kohlrabi, radishes, rhubarb, saladgreens (including asian greens), baby red Russian kale, scal...

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Posted on: June 17, 2018

Police Investigating Reported Home Invasion

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Riverside Residents-On Sunday morning, June 17th, 2018 at 8:11am Riverside Police responded to a call of a home invasion on the 500 block of Berkeley Road.  The homeowner reported that the offender(s) kicked in his side door after ringing the doo...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Former police chief Donald Doneske died this week

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Riverside Residents-

It is with sadness that I inform the community that former, long-time police department employee and police chief Donald Doneske died this week at his home in Stickney of an apparent heart attack at 85 years of age.

Chief Doneske began ...

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Obituary E-Flash
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Annual Reduced Backflow Prevention Device (RPZ) Inspection

Any Riverside property owner with an underground irrigation system and/or a fire suppression system must obtain an annual reduced pressure zone (RPZ) backflow prevention inspection. This inspection is a requirement of the EPA and Illinois Plumbing code. &...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Thank you Girl Scouts!


Over the past several months the Parks & Recreation Department has had the honor of working with Girl Scout Troop 41020 on their Silver Award project. 

The project enhanced the Scout Cabin through the addition of cut log benches around the exi...

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Girls Scouts of Chicago & NW Indiana E-Flash
Posted on: June 15, 2018

RAC Annual Members Exhibition and Kids Show


The Riverside Arts Center's annual Members Exhibition and Kids Show will be held July 1 - 28 at the RAC, 32 East Quincy Street in downtown Riverside.  All current RAC members and students may submit artwork for display. The Members Show will take...

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Learn more about the RAC. E-Flash
Posted on: June 4, 2018

New BNSF Metra Schedule

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The new BNSF Metra schedule takes effect June 11, 2018.  In addition to adjusting the schedule for to accommodate the requirements of the Positive Train Control (PTC) Safety System, Metra and BNSF Railway made other changes to relieve overcrowdin...

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View the New Schedule E-Flash
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Vehicle and Pet Licenses are now available

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Vehicle stickers and pet licenses for 2018 - 2019 are now available. Renewal applications were mailed May 11.  If you come to the office to purchase your stickers, PLEASE BRING YOUR RENEWAL PAPERWORK WITH YOU.

Licenses are now required for cats an...

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Click here to renew online. E-Flash
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Riverside Totes Available

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Show off your Riverside pride with a tote featuring our new logo. Our totes are sturdy and perfectly sized to fit all your fresh, local produce from the Riverside Farmers' Market. The bag offers a large main compartment with a zippered closure and a front...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Summer Day Camp Programs near Riverside


The Forest Preserve District of Cook County offers several Summer Day Camp programs near Riverside.  Registration is now open.  Camps feature hikes, nature games and more.  Registration for Nature Center Day Camps is required.


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Register here! E-Flash