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Posted on: December 13, 2017

December Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting CANCELLED

The December 20, 2017 Regular Meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission has been cancelled and a Special Meeting and Public Hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM in Room 4 of Township Hall, 27 Riverside Rd., Riverside, I...

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Cancellation Notice. E-Flash
Posted on: December 11, 2017

1st & Forest Lane Closures Return

Cars on the road heading towards the goal of the trip

Beginning tomorrow, December 12, there will be no right turn lane from westbound Forest Avenue onto northbound 1st Avenue.  Contractors working on the MWRD project need access to the bypass pumps under 1st Avenue.  

The Northbound lanes o...

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Posted on: December 9, 2017

RPD Publishes 3rd Quarter Activity Report

Riverside Police Logo with Police Siren Lights in the Background

To increase awareness about public safety issues in our community, RPD has begun publishing the Quarterly Police Activity Report. In addition to providing crime statistics, the report provides information on overall police activity.

Residents with question...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Preservation Commission Meeting Thursday, December 14


The Preservation Commission will hold their Regular Meeting on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 30 of the Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road.  The public is encouraged to attend. 

View or download agenda packet here. E-Flash
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Village Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Cancelled

Holiday Stroll Tower

At the Regular Meeting of the Village of Riverside Board of Trustees held on Thursday, December 7, President Sells announced the cancellation of the board's 2nd meeting in December.  The meeting had been scheduled for December 21, 2017.  ...

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View the Cancellation Notice here. E-Flash
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Riverside Police Release Photos of Vehicle Wanted in Connection with Shooting

Police Patch over the top of a police vehicle with lights on

Police released photos Tuesday of the vehicle wanted in a drive-by shooting on the 200 block of E. Burlington in Riverside this past weekend.

The suspects’ vehicle is a white SUV. No other description is available at this time.

Suspects include an male blac...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Holiday Stroll Photos!

Riverside Water Tower at night with the moon shining next to it

The Holiday Stroll photos are up! Thanks to the Riverside Chamber of Commerce & the many others who made this such a fun night.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Riverside Police to Start New Senior Program

Happy Seniors Outside on a Fall Day

Riverside Police Department announced that Sergeant Frank Pontrelli, senior citizen liaison for the police department, will start a new program to assist seniors in using smart phones and tablets. The program is geared toward the set-up of smart phones fo...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Join the Big Chill Crew Today!

Generations of residents have enjoyed our outdoor ice rink, but did you know that the rink is set up and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers called the “Big Chill Crew” for over 30 years? Well, now you can be a part of this unique Riverside trad...

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Big Chill Flyer E-Flash
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Santa's Mailbox is here!

Riverside Parks & Recreation's Santa Mailbox is ready to receive your children's Christmas letters! The mailbox is located on the east side of the Historic Water Tower, 10 Pine Ave, Riverside IL, 60546. Letters received by noon on December 20th will r...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Yard Waste/Composting Collection Extended to December 14.

Various trees with changing colored leaves during the fall season

DO NOT rake or blow fallen leaves from private property onto public property.  It is illegal to do so in Riverside.  

Today, Flood Brothers advised the Village that the facility that accepts yard waste and compostables from Riverside has ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Shop Pop-Up!

Chocolate Bars from Chocolate Twist

Chocolate Twist has a pop-up shop in the Riverside Train station from Nov. 15 through Dec. 22.

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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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View or download the materials here. E-Flash
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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Contact Flood Brothers to Reserve a Pink Cart E-Flash
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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Des Plaines River Level at Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Holiday Schedule for Refuse Pickup this Week

Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday on the usual Thursday collection day, refuse collection will be delayed by one day this week.  Flood Brothers will collect refuse, recycling and yard waste on Friday, November 24.  Please click on the ...

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2017 Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule E-Flash
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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2017 Holiday Refuse Collection Schedule E-Flash
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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