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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Riverside School District 96 Kindergarten Registration Information

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Riverside School District 96 will be offering a virtual Kindergarten Information Night for all District elementary schools on Thursday, March 7th at 6:00 p.m. Details are posted on the District's website at https://www.district96.org/.

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Groveland Floodwall Project Update

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At the Village Board meeting on February 15, 2024, Village Engineer Tracy Wais of Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. provided the Village Board an update regarding the Groveland Avenue Levee/Floodwall Project.

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At the March 2, 2023 Village Boa...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Understanding the Parkway and the Village's Right-of-Way

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Understanding the Parkway and the Village's Right-of-Way

Most residents are familiar with the term parkway, which refers to the land between the sidewalk and the street. But the parkway is just part of the Village’s right-of-way, which includes the street,...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Congressman García to hold Town Hall at L.J. Hauser Jr. High School

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Congressman García is holding a Town Hall event at L.J. Hauser Junior High School at 65 Woodside Road, Riverside, on Monday February 26th starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Metra's 2024 Fare Changes to Begin February 1st

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Metra is making a variety of changes to its fare structure, prices, and purchase channels effective February 1st. Here are the highlights, with details about all the changes on the Metra website.

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Riverside is listed #2 on the EPA Green Power Community List

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The Village of Riverside has been designated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an EPA Green Power Community! Previously holding the #3 spot in the United States for total green power percentage of total electricity consumed, Riverside is now...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Metra Updates Policy Allowing Bikes on Trains Permanently

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This week, Metra made permanent a COVID-era policy that allows bikes on all trains, and said it was making room for additional bikes by installing new racks on its railcars.

Bikes have been allowed in the ADA seating area on Metra trains since 2005, but fo...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Go Easy on the Pavement Salt!

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Spreading pavement salt lightly protects water quality and our fish!

You can help the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) protect the water environment at home. Using the right amount of salt makes a big difference for our waterway. 

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Posted on: January 6, 2024

Winter Weather Reminders and Village Snow Removal Plan

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The Public Works Department begins snow removal operations by clearing all major arterial streets, the Police, Fire and Township Hall parking lots and the Train Platform. 

#1 Major arterial streets 

Barrypoint Road...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Planned Unit Development (PUD) Approved for Central Business District

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Planned Unit Development (PUD) Approved for Central Business District

On December 7, the Board of Trustees voted 6-0 to approve a Preliminary Plan for the first Planned Unit Development (PUD) in the Village. A PUD is a type of special zoning use that grant...

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Posted on: December 17, 2023

Riverside's National Historic Landmark Boundary Expansion Approved

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The United States Secretary of Interior National Park System Advisory Board (NPSAB) met on August 15-16, 2023 to consider sixteen new nominations for National Historic Landmark (NHL) designation, six updated nominations, and three withdrawals of designati...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

New Year-Round Composting Option Available to Riverside Residents

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At the November 16, 2023, Village Board meeting, Riverside Trustees approved a contract with WasteNot, Inc. as a new curbside compost collection hauler for homes, businesses, and schools. WasteNot Compost will provide high-quality, subscription collection...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Where to Take Hard-To-Recycle Items

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Recycling is vital to protect this world for future generations. Sometimes it can take extra effort for hard-to-recycle items. To help you find the best place to take your recyclable items, the Village has created this resource list. 

Recycling at...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Apply for a Permit Online

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The Village of Riverside requires a building permit prior to work beginning for most building and construction projects, including alterations, repairs, and mechanical replacements. 

New permit applications and contractor licenses must be applied ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2023

Door to Door Solicitation List

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Per section 3-16-2 of the Riverside Municipal Code, soliciting door to door is not allowed in the Village of Riverside without a permit.  Any organization wishing to solicit or hand out flyers door to door must first register with the village and...

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