Posted on: August 17, 2017

RPD Releases Mid-Year Crime Index Report

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Riverside Police Department has released the 2017 midyear Crime Index, which is a statistical synopsis of all crimes mandated to be reported to the Illinois State Police. This report includes:

Overall Crime Index down 36.2% from 2016 (first six months)&...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

RPD and LYFT form partnership to reduce DUIs

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Today, the Riverside Police Department and Lyft, the fastest-growing rideshare company in the US, announced a new partnership aimed at reducing drunk or impaired driving across Cook County. The new partnership follows an impressive 31 percent reduction in...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

RPD Assisting in Back-to-School Drive

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Riverside Police are assisting State Representative Mike Zalewski in his annual Back to School supply drive.

Saturday, August 19, from 10:00 a.m. until noon Riverside Police officers are donating their time to assist the community of Riverside and Brookfie...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Riverside Police Community Advisory

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The Riverside Police Department urges motorists to slow down and exercise extra caution when students return to school next week. Drivers are reminded to obey school speed zone signs, refrain from using their cell phones and pay extra attention to student...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

RPD Officers Receive AAIM Award

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Riverside Officers Brian Greenenwald, Michael Panek, Joseph Mahanna and Tammy Roberson were honored by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) with Certificates of Appreciation for their outstanding DUI enforcement in removing impaired ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Volunteers Needed

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The village has openings on the following commissions:

Planning and Zoning Commission

Economic Development Commission

Landscape Advisory Commission

If you are interested in serving your village on one of these commissions, please submit an application.

If you ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

New Traffic Patterns & Detours in the First Division!

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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: June 30, 2017

Detours on Forest Avenue & Riverside Road

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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 16, 2017

Riverside Monarch & Pollinator Project

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Village President Ben Sells and Village Trustees signed the National Wildlife Federation’s Monarch Pledge and declared June 15, 2017 as Monarch Pledge Day in Riverside.  

Some facts about Monarch Butterflies:

  • The monarch butterfly is the official s...
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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Uvedale, Evelyn & Northwood Street Improvements


The Village is pleased to announce that the 2017 Street Paving Project is scheduled to begin on Monday,June 12, 2017.  The scheduled work will involve the resurfacing of roadways, drainage structure repairs (where necessary), new curb and gutter ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Forest Avenue Detour Returns

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The Forest Avenue detour to Pine Avenue has been reinstituted by the MWRD sewer lining contractor to facilitate manhole rehabilitation.  The process is expected to take approximately six weeks and be completed during mid-August. The manhole rehab...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

First Division Sewer Separation Project

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The First Division Sewer Separation Project began 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 installing new storm s...

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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: April 12, 2017

Vacation Rentals and Keeping Hens and Bees

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The Village of Riverside has approved a pilot program for 2017 to allow the keeping of hens and beekeeping and has begun accepting applications. The Village will only be issuing 15 licenses for beekeeping and 15 licenses for keeping of hens. The Village h...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Power Outage?

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If you experience a power outage, please contact ComEd at 1-800-334-7661. Leave the area immediately if there are downed power lines.

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