Posted on: September 20, 2017

Riverside Car Show is Sunday


Join your friends and neighbors for an all day extravaganza of vintage and classic cars.  This event attracts hundreds of car enthusiasts from all over the Chicagoland area.  Centennial Plaza and Guthrie Park will be packed with amazing ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Fire Department Open House

Fire Department Open House

The Riverside Fire Department will host an Open House in conjunction with the Car Show on Sunday, September 24.  Fire Station No. 2, located at 59 Pine Avenue, near the Historic Water Tower, will be open to the public from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. &...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

RPD Will be participating in Rail Safety Week

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The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) has asked the Governor of the State of Illinois to declare September 24th to 30th as Illinois Rail Safety Week in order to promote vehicle and pedestrian safety around railroad tracks and trains. &n...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

RPD Railroad Safety Information

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Riverside Police Department is releasing the following railroad information to our residents about the blue signs posted at all grade crossings in Riverside.

Any citizen can phone the number on the blue sign and report any unusual currents, malfunction, su...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Free Document Shredding Event


Protect yourself from identity theft at Riverside Bank's Shred Event. Gather your personal, sensitive  documents and shred them on site for free!  All paper collected is 100%  broken down and recycled. This is Riverside Bank's w...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

2017 Government Experience Award

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The Center for Digital Government recognized the Village of Riverside as an inaugural finalist for the Government Experience Awards. This award program evaluates state, county & local governments for best practices & innovation in online presence.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Composting Update

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The United States has one of the largest consumer food waste footprints in the world. We can help curb this trend locally by providing a more eco-friendly, and less detrimental way to discard our food waste. As a complement to the Village of Riverside’s C...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Hydrant Flushing in Riverside

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The Riverside Department of Public Works began flushing fire hydrants in the village this week.  This work will continue for the next several weeks.  The flushing of hydrants helps maintain the quality of water and the mains themselves. ...

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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: July 14, 2017

New Traffic Patterns & 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: 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: 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: 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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