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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Metra Seeking input Regarding Fares

Metra Train in Riverside

Metra will host a series of public open houses throughout the Chicago region in February.  The agency is asking for input on their recent Fare Structure Study.  The nearest Open House for residents of Riverside will be held at the Claren...

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Click here to take the Metra survey. E-Flash
Posted on: January 22, 2018

RPD Warns Residents of Armed Carjacking in Metro Area

Riverside Police Department Vehicle

Carjacking crimes are plaguing the city of Chicago as well as suburban communities just west of the City of Chicago. “The majority of these crimes are being committed by Chicago gang members from the west and south sides of the city”, said Police Chief To...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

January Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting and Public Hearing

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The Riverside PZC will be holding their regular meeting and conducting a public hearing on Thursday, January 24, 2018  in Room 4 of the Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road.  The public is encouraged to attend or watch the live broadcast on ...

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View or download the agenda packet here. E-Flash
Posted on: January 18, 2018

RPD Partners with Riverside Brookfield High School PTO

Lady with Officer Kudla Holding Bags in the RPD Lobby

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Riverside Police announced they are partnering with Riverside Brookfield High School PTO in distributing survival kits for the homeless.

Riverside Brookfield High School PTO put together these survival kits as part of a Mart...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Refuse Collection - REGULAR SCHEDULE

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In 2018, refuse collection services in Riverside will be affected by ONLY six holidays.

New Year's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day 

In weeks impacted by the above holidays, refuse pickup will occur one day late...

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2018 Holiday Refuse Schedule E-Flash
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Riverside Historical Commission Meeting

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The Riverside Historical Commission will meet on Monday, January 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Historic Water Tower, 10 Pine Avenue.  The public is welcome to attend the meeting.  The commission has cancelled their meeting scheduled for January...

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View or download the Agenda here. E-Flash
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Video Gambling Referendum Question

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Residents of the Village of Riverside will have the opportunity to vote for or against video gambling during the March 20, 2018, Gubernatorial Primary Election.

The following is the complete and exact language that will appear on the ballot:  &quo...

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Illinois State Board of Elections E-Flash
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Riverside Community Ice Rink is now open at Big Ball Park

The good thing about the sub-zero temperatures? The Community Ice Rink is now open at Big Ball Park!

Special thanks to the Big Chill Crew for setting up and maintaining the rink!

Please observe all safety rules, and contact us if you would like to be a part...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Parks & Recreation Winter Spring Brochure Available

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Join Riverside Parks & Recreation this Winter & Spring season for fun activities and fitness. Resident registration begins on January 2nd at 9 AM. Non Resident registration begins on January 5th. This brochure features adult fitness classes, youth...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Christmas Tree Collection

Christmas Tree Closeup

Holiday greenery must have all tinsel, ornaments, lights and nails removed before being placed out at the curb for pickup. Holiday greenery collection and pickup is FREE OF CHARGE during the first two full weeks in January. Collection of holiday greenery ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Holiday Light Recycling

Christmas lights and branches of spruce on wooden-surface

NEW THIS YEAR, the Village has partnered with Elgin Recycling to collect and recycle unwanted holiday lights. Lights that will be accepted for this program are: Mini-lights (or Italian lights), C7 lights, C9 lights, rope lights, LED lights, extension cord...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Important News from the Cook County Treasurer's office

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The Cook County Treasurer's Office provides a prepayment option for Taxpayers who may need the write-off or the convenience of paying their 2017 First Installment Property Taxes early.

The Riverside Township Assessor's Office is available to answer questio...

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Cook County Treasurer's Office Website E-Flash

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

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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

Posted on: January 22, 2018

RPD Warns Residents of Armed Carjacking in Metro Area

Riverside Police Department Vehicle

The Riverside Police Department has tips to help residents prevent themselves from being victimized.

Carjacking crimes are plaguing the city of Chicago as well as suburban communities just west of the City of Chicago. “The majority of these crimes are being committed by Chicago gang members from the west and south sides of the city”, ...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2018

RPD Partners with Riverside Brookfield High School PTO

Lady with Officer Kudla Holding Bags in the RPD Lobby

Police to hand out kits as part of RBHS PTO Martin Luther King service projects.

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Riverside Police announced they are partnering with Riverside Brookfield High School PTO in distributing survival kits for the homeless.

Riverside Brookfield High School PTO put together these survival kits as part of a Mart...

Read on...

Police Department Press Releases

Posted on: January 22, 2018

Metra Seeking input Regarding Fares

Metra Train in Riverside

Metra will host a series of public open houses throughout the Chicago region in February.  The agency is asking for input on their recent Fare Structure Study.  The nearest Open House for residents of Riverside will be held at the Claren...

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Click here to take the Metra survey. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: January 22, 2018

2017 Village Highlights

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At the Regular Meeting of the Village of Riverside Board of Trustees on Thursday, January 18, President Sells provided a brief recap of the 2017 initiatives undertaken by the Village Board and Staff.  Read the report here!

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Little League Registration

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You might not be thinking about the summer yet, but Little League registration is in full swing! Riverside Little League has teams for 5 through 14 year olds. Junior Baseball and Softball programs are also available.

Additional Info... Trending in Riverside
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Reading Between the Wines

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Wine Tasting Event. Fundraiser for the Lower Level Renovation Program in partnership with Riverside Foods.

Purchase Tickets Trending in Riverside
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Video Gambling Referendum Question

American Flag in the distance with a branch on the side

Residents of the Village of Riverside will have the opportunity to vote for or against video gambling during the March 20, 2018, Gubernatorial Primary Election.

The following is the complete and exact language that will appear on the ballot:  &quo...

Read on...

Illinois State Board of Elections Trending in Riverside
Posted on: January 2, 2018

The Ice Rink is Open!

Child Ice Skating

The Community Ice Rink is now open at Big Ball Park! Special thanks to the Big Chill Crew for setting up and maintaining the rink! Please observe all safety rules, and contact us if you would like to be a part of the crew this winter!

Safety Rules Trending in Riverside
Posted on: December 29, 2017

Parks & Recreation Winter Spring Brochure Available

KinderKids - Kids Playing in the Snow

Join Riverside Parks & Recreation this Winter & Spring season for fun activities and fitness. Resident registration begins on January 2nd at 9 AM. Non Resident registration begins on January 5th. This brochure features adult fitness classes, youth...

Read on...

Additional Info... Trending in Riverside
Posted on: December 27, 2017

Holiday Tree Collection

Christmas Tree Closeup

Holiday greenery must have all tinsel, ornaments, lights and nails removed before being placed out at the curb for pickup. Holiday greenery collection and pickup is FREE OF CHARGE during the first two full weeks in January. Collection of holiday greenery ...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: December 15, 2017

Holiday Light Recycling

Christmas lights and branches of spruce on wooden-surface

NEW THIS YEAR, the Village has partnered with Elgin Recycling to collect and recycle unwanted holiday lights. Lights that will be accepted for this program are: Mini-lights (or Italian lights), C7 lights, C9 lights, rope lights, LED lights, extension cord...

Read on...

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