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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Slurpee Justice

7-11 Operation Chill Logo

Riverside police officers will be distributing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in Riverside. For the 23rd year, 7-Eleven is working with local police and sheriff’s departments to distribute free Slurpee drink coupons to children and youth throu...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

KinderKids 2018 - 2019

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Riverside Parks & Recreation KinderKids will be hosting it's Open House on Wednesday April 25th at 5:30 PM at Riverside United Methodist Church. KinderKids registration will begin at 9 AM Thursday, April 26th at the Water Tower. KinderKids is a school...

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Additional Info... E-Flash
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Riverside Township Announces New Office Hours

Riverside Township Logo which is the Village Hall in a green color

To better serve residents of Riverside Township, the Riverside Township office will be extending their office hours.  Effective May 1, 2018, Riverside Township office hours will be as follows:

Monday - Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday - 9...

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Riverside Township Website E-Flash
Posted on: April 23, 2018

National Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back

Don't be a Dealer!  

Both the Riverside and North Riverside Police Department Lobbies will be drop off locations for unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications on Saturday, April 28.  Both Police Departments will participate in ...

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More Information E-Flash
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Riverside Parks & Recreation Summer Guide

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Peruse the pages of the Riverside Parks & Recreation Summer Guide. The Summer Guide registration begins April 23rd at 9 AM for residents and April 27th for non residents. We hope to see you at our events and programs!

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Recreation Guide E-Flash
Posted on: April 18, 2018

April Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting

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The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 7 PM in Room 4 of Township Hall, 27 Riverside Rd., Riverside, IL.  The public is encouraged to attend. Click on the link below to view or downloa...

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Click here to download agenda packet. E-Flash
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Volunteers Needed: Village Boards and Commissions

Riverside Logo with Tower in the Background

The Village of Riverside relies on the expertise of many dedicated resident volunteers who serve on various Village Boards and Commissions throughout the year.  Most boards and commissions meet on a bi-monthly or quarterly basis, but some meet mo...

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Board & Commission Application E-Flash
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Plant Sale Fundraiser

Monarch Butterfly on Flower

The Village of Riverside is collaborating with Audubon Great Lakes to promote native plantings in the village.  Order native plants online and pick them up in downtown Riverside on Saturday, May 19 between 10 am - 1 pm.  Plants will be a...

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Order Plants Here! E-Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Summer Day Camp Programs near Riverside

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The Forest Preserve District of Cook County offers several Summer Day Camp programs near Riverside.  Registration is now open.  Camps feature hikes, nature games and more.  Registration for Nature Center Day Camps is required.

Ma...

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Register here! E-Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Water and Sewer Infrastructure Maintenance Fee

Water flowing out of a faucet

On March 15, 2018, the Village Board approved an Ordinance instituting a bi-monthly Water and Sewer Infrastructure Maintenance Fee effective April 1, 2018.  Raising fees is always a difficult decision; however, providing quality Water and Sewer s...

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E-Flash
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Hauser Food Drive 2018

Hauser Canned Food Drive

For 47 years, Hauser Jr. High has been the single largest contributor to the Salvation Army's food pantry in the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago. In recent years, Hauser students have also been stocking the Riverside Township Food Pantry each month. &am...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

ComEd Vegetation Management

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ComEd Vegetation Management contractors will be working in Riverside and neighboring communities as the weather improves.  Please review the attached Vegetation Management flyer for details on the work they will be doing and for information regar...

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ComEd Vegetation Management Flyer E-Flash

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

RFD receives new boat for water rescue

DC Sherman and Medic Purvis navigating the new red boat on the pond

The Village of Riverside Department of Fire/Rescue has recently accepted delivery of a new boat which is utilized for rescue and recovery operations on our waterways.

The Village of Riverside Department of Fire/Rescue recently accepted delivery of a new boat that is utilized for rescue and recovery operations on our waterways. The new boat is a 13 ½ foot inflatable rescue boat manufactured by Wing Industries...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2017

100th Year of The Scottish Old People's Home Fire

Take a look a hundred years back in history at one of the most historic fires in Riverside, IL.

Tribune Article Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Winter Preparedness Tips

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The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter.

The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter. To ensure safe and continued del...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Fight for Air Climb

Jesus Pineda

Jesus Pineda participates in fundraising climb. The "Fight for Air Climb" is an event that takes place at the Presidential Towers in downtown Chicago; I've done the fundraiser three years in a row now.

Jesus Pineda participates in fundraising climb. The "Fight for Air Climb" is an event that takes place at the Presidential Towers in downtown Chicago; I've done the fundraiser three years in a row now. The purpose of the Climb is to raise awaren...

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Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2016

2016 Graduation Release

Graduation Release

On Saturday night March 5th, Fire Chief Buckley, Deputy Chief Sherman and Lt Williamson attended the Romeoville Fire Academy Graduation for three new members.

Fire Department Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2015

New Staff

New Staff

On December 3, 2015 the Fire Department swore in their new staff. Pictured above (Left to right) are Battalion Chiefs Kevin Kuratko and Tom Bensfield, Deputy Chief Bill Sherman and Fire Chief Matt Buckley.

Fire Department Press Releases

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Slurpee Justice

7-11 Operation Chill Logo

7-Eleven Stores’ Operation Chill is Back.

Riverside police officers will be distributing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in Riverside. For the 23rd year, 7-Eleven is working with local police and sheriff’s departments to distribute free Slurpee drink coupons to children and y...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

RPD-Drop and Drive

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

The Riverside Police Department is partnering with IDOT to remind motorists that if they drive with a phone in one hand, they can expect a ticket in the other.

April is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Riverside Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists that if they drive with a phone in one hand, they can expect a ticket in th...

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Police Department Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: April 25, 2018

Slurpee Justice

7-11 Operation Chill Logo

Riverside police officers will be distributing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in Riverside. For the 23rd year, 7-Eleven is working with local police and sheriff’s departments to distribute free Slurpee drink coupons to children and youth throu...

Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

KinderKids 2018 - 2019

Kids-Playing-Cheerful-Park-Outdoors-Concept

Riverside Parks & Recreation KinderKids will be hosting it's Open House on Wednesday April 25th at 5:30 PM at Riverside United Methodist Church. KinderKids registration will begin at 9 AM Thursday, April 26th at the Water Tower. KinderKids is a school...

Read on...

Additional Info... Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 23, 2018

National Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back

Don't be a Dealer!  

Both the Riverside and North Riverside Police Department Lobbies will be drop off locations for unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications on Saturday, April 28.  Both Police Departments will participate in ...

Read on...

More Information Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Riverside Parks & Recreation Summer Guide

Little-girl-and-a-boy-eating-watermelon

Peruse the pages of the Riverside Parks & Recreation Summer Guide. The Summer Guide registration begins April 23rd at 9 AM for residents and April 27th for non residents. We hope to see you at our events and programs!

Read on...

Recreation Guide Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 16, 2018

RPD-Drop and Drive

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

April is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Riverside Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists that if they drive with a phone in one hand, they can expect a ticket in th...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Plant Sale Fundraiser

Monarch Butterfly on Flower

The Village of Riverside is collaborating with Audubon Great Lakes to promote native plantings in the village.  Order native plants online and pick them up in downtown Riverside on Saturday, May 19 between 10 am - 1 pm.  Plants will be a...

Read on...

Order Plants Here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Reflections on Riverside

Library-Reading-Circle-Spring

April is National Poetry Month and the Olmsted Society is once again sponsoring the Reflections on Riverside Poetry and Imagery Contests.  Students residing in Riverside and neighboring communities are invited to experience Riverside's National L...

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Find Entry Forms & Rules Here Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Water and Sewer Infrastructure Maintenance Fee

Water flowing out of a faucet

On March 15, 2018, the Village Board approved an Ordinance instituting a $30 bi-monthly Water and Sewer Infrastructure Maintenance Fee effective April 1, 2018.  Raising fees is always a difficult decision; however, providing quality Water and Sew...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Are you the next Emeril Lagasse?

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Riverside TV is seeking residents for a new local cooking show!

The Riverside TV Commission is seeking residents who are willing to share their family recipes and appear on Riverside tV's upcoming cooking series.  All those interested will be scre...

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Trending in Riverside
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Hauser Food Drive 2018

Hauser Canned Food Drive

For 47 years, Hauser Jr. High has been the single largest contributor to the Salvation Army's food pantry in the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago. In recent years, Hauser students have also been stocking the Riverside Township Food Pantry each month. &am...

Read on...

Click here to volunteer or donate! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Tree City USA Designation

Oak Tree Acorns

The Village of Riverside received confirmation today that the community has once again been recognized as a Tree City USA community by the Arbor Day Foundation.  The village has enjoyed this recognition annually for the last 13 years.  C...

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Learn more about the Arbor Day Foundation here. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: March 16, 2018

ComEd Vegetation Management

Plant-the-right-tree-vegetation-management

ComEd Vegetation Management contractors will be working in Riverside and neighboring communities as the weather improves.  Please review the attached Vegetation Management flyer for details on the work they will be doing and for information regar...

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ComEd Vegetation Management Flyer Trending in Riverside
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Power Outage?

Lightbulbs on Ceiling

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

ComEd Website Trending in Riverside