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Posted on: October 23, 2018

MWRD and DEA partner to collect unwanted drugs

Drug Take Back

As part of the bi-annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the MWRD and U.S. DEA encourage the public to bring their drugs to special MWRD collection boxes. WHERE:* Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, 400 E. 130th St., Chicago* Stickney Wate...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Temporary Schedule Changes for BNSF Commuters

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Residents who use the BNSF Metra train should be aware that there will be temporary schedule changes this weekend and on Halloween.

A major railroad tie replacement project on the BNSF Line between Hinsdale and Aurora will be condensed in...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Join us at Howl-O-Ween this October 24th

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Come join Riverside Parks & Recreation this October 24th for our annual Howl-o-ween event. Please join us at 6 PM sharp to cast a spell and light the Water Tower. We will then parade over to the Riverside Township to play games and see a magic show. W...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Join the Team at Riverside Parks & Recreation

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Riverside Parks & Recreation is looking to hire highly motivated individuals interested in taking pride in the Before & After School Program in Riverside. Before & After School counselors develop their skills in communication, planning, child ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Halloween Trick or Treating


To ensure Halloween is a memorable holiday, follow these easy tips to keep children safe.

  • Young children should always trick or treat in the company of a responsible adult.
  • If older children will be trick-or-treating with friends, agree on a route and set a...
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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Riverside Alert Notification System Test

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The Village of Riverside will be testing the Riverside Alert Notification System at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018.

You may receive an alert as a voice message, a text message or an email. Please follow the prompts to acknowledge the message to cont...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Historic Walking Tours

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September 30, (North side)

October 28, (South side)

Tours depart the Riverside Train Depot, 90 Bloomingbank Road (main train station, east side of platform) at 2:00 p.m.

Tours end at approximately 4:00 p.m.

The cost is $20 per person ($15 for seniors 62+ and ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

WC3 Consolidated Dispatch

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In May, the Villages of Brookfield, McCook, North Riverside, and Riverside consolidated their emergency communications centers to form West Central Consolidated Communications, or WC3, which is housed in the North Riverside Police Department facility. &am...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

1000 Tree Planting Project


The 12th Annual 1000 Tree Planting Project will be held on Saturday, November 17.  Volunteers should meet at the Scout Cabin at 10:00 a.m. for a brief teaching seminar.  Following the seminar, planting tools and seeds will be distributed...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Train Depot Platform Rehabilitation Project

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The Train Depot Platform Rehabilitation Project is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.  The scheduled work will include removal and replacement of existing staircases with ADA compliant features, new hand railings and ex...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

2018 Construction


MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Relining Project:  Kenny Construction began mobilizing for a project re-start on Thursday, May 10. Mobilization included implementing traffic control, detours and tent set-up on Riverside Road south of the BNSF ...

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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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