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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Street Paving Update - April 19, 2019

Herrick Road Repaving Project Week 1 - 4-23-2019

Weekly Report #1 - April 19, 2019

Work Completed this Week

  • Mobilized to Herrick Road.
  • Investigated all existing drainage structures.
  • Sawcut removal limits for drainage structure replacement on Herrick Road and Forest Avenue.

Upcoming Work Planned Next...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Construction Update - April 19, 2019

Commuter Lot 1 Green Parking Lot April 16

Work Completed this Week

  • Installed final course of aggregate prior to brick paver installation with fine grading and roller compaction.
  • Installed remaining curb and gutter and concrete edge restraint within parking lot.
  • Removed sidewalk along north Bloomingb...
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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Construction Update - April 12, 2019

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Work Completed this Week

  • Installed coarse aggregate subgrade in parking lot.
  • Installed remaining storm sewer and observation wells.
  • Final grade in Rain Garden 1 and Rain Garden 2.
  • Installed seed and blanket along the rain garden.
  • Began concrete curb installati...
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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Construction Update - April 5, 2019

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Work Completed this Week

  • Installed electrical conduit, bollard foundations and light pole foundations.
  • Installed wire span poles and foundations.
  • Installed storm sewer and open manhole connections to the rain garden.
  • Removed existing drainage structures.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

2019 Road Construction

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The Village's 2019 street resurfacing projects are scheduled to begin on Herrick Road on April 15.   Forest Avenue and Barrypoint Road will also be resurfaced.  IDOT has awarded the resurfacing contract to Lindahl Brothers of Bensenville...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Construction Update

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Work Completed this Week

  • Completed removals of parking lot existing subbase down to final subgrade.
  • Completed removals and grading for subgrade elevations for Rain Garden 1 and Rain Garden 2.

Upcoming Work Planned Next Week

  • Remove existing parking lot drainag...
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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Construction Update

3-22-2019 Lot 1 Photo

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Work began on March 16, 2019.
  • Installed temporary lighting in Riverside Swim Club parking lot.
  • Installed temporary striping/numbering in Riverside Swim Club parking lot and additional train station parking.
  • Installed tree protecti...
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Posted on: April 23, 2019

KinderKids 2019 - 2020 Registration

Registration for KinderKids 2019-2020 School Year will begin tomorrow April 24th at 9 AM at the Water Tower. All forms necessary will be at the Water Tower. Registration must occur in the Water Tower, 10 Pine Ave. $270 deposit is required at time of regis...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Planning & Zoning Commission Regular Meeting Wednesday

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The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7 PM in Room 4 of Riverside Township Hall.  The public is encouraged to attend.  The agenda can be found on the village website or by cl...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Burglary Averted Due to Alert Resident and Ring Video

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At 10:10 a.m. on Wednesday the 17th, Riverside Police Department received dispatch fromWC3 (the consolidated dispatch center) reporting a suspicious person/break-in in progress on the 300 block of Robinson Court which is immediately adjacent to the 3500 b...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Construction Update - April 12, 2019

Rain_Garden_Parking_Lot_1_in_Progress

Work Completed this Week

  • Installed coarse aggregate subgrade in parking lot.
  • Installed remaining storm sewer and observation wells.
  • Final grade in Rain Garden 1 and Rain Garden 2.
  • Installed seed and blanket along the rain garden.
  • Began concrete curb installati...
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Posted on: April 11, 2019

News from the Cook County Elder Justice Center

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The Cook County Elder Justice Centerin partnership with the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services Elder Help Desk, presents:

Powers of Attorney:  Healthcare / Financial Clinics

The Elder Help Desk, located in CL-16, ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

April is National Safe Digging Month

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April marks National Safe Digging Month.  Homeowners and professional excavators in Illinois should always call JULIE, Inc. (JULIE) at 8-1-1 before every digging project this spring, regardless of the size or depth. This is a free call and servic...

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Visit the JULIE website. E-Flash
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Construction Update - April 5, 2019

4-5-2019 - Lot 1 Photo 3 Resized for Trending

Work Completed this Week

  • Installed electrical conduit, bollard foundations and light pole foundations.
  • Installed wire span poles and foundations.
  • Installed storm sewer and open manhole connections to the rain garden.
  • Removed existing drainage structures.

Upcom...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Social Security Administration Warning

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Social Security Administration Warning of Phone Impersonation Scheme

The Social Security Administration and its inspector general are launching a public service announcement to raise awareness of a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. In the scheme, ...

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SSA Public Service Announcement E-Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2019

2019 Road Construction

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

The Village's 2019 street resurfacing projects are scheduled to begin on Herrick Road on April 15.   Forest Avenue and Barrypoint Road will also be resurfaced.  IDOT has awarded the resurfacing contract to Lindahl Brothers of Bensenville...

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View All Updates Here E-Flash
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Construction Update

Truck-Working-Commuter-Lot-1-3-27-2019

Work Completed this Week

  • Completed removals of parking lot existing subbase down to final subgrade.
  • Completed removals and grading for subgrade elevations for Rain Garden 1 and Rain Garden 2.

Upcoming Work Planned Next Week

  • Remove existing parking lot drainag...
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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Temporary Meter Parking During Construction

Temporary Parking During Construction

The reconstruction of Parking Lot 1, next to the Metra station, with permeable pavers, will begin on  Monday, March 18, 2019.  The project will take approximately 8 weeks to complete.  During this project, Parking Lot 1 will be ...

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Construction Details E-Flash
Posted on: February 27, 2019

ComEd Vegetation Management

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ComEd is currently performing vegetation management in Riverside and will be working in the village for the next three months.  Vegetation management is a key component of ComEd’s maintenance program to ensure system electrical reliabil...

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ComEd "Right Tree, Right Place" Program Info E-Flash

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

RFD receives new boat for water rescue

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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: 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

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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

News Flash

Posted on: April 22, 2019

RPD-Heightened enforcement of hands-free law in April

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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Riverside Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police, and more than 100 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to rem...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Riverside Police Awarded Traffic Enforcement Tool

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IDOT/DTS awarded the Riverside Police a new high-tech portable breath alcohol Intoximeter.

Chief Tom Weitzel announced today that the Riverside Police Department was awarded traffic enforcement tool that will be used by officers on patrol.

Members of the police department attended an appreciation luncheon hosted by the Illinois Department of Tra...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Burglary Averted Due to Alert Resident and Ring Video

Riverside Police Logo with Police Siren Lights in the Background

Resident calls Dispatch Center from Chicago reporting burglary in progress captured via his Ring doorbell.

At 10:10 a.m. on Wednesday the 17th, Riverside Police Department received dispatch fromWC3 (the consolidated dispatch center) reporting a suspicious person/break-in in progress on the 300 block of Robinson Court which is immediately adjacent to the 3500 b...

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RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2019

April is National Safe Digging Month

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April marks National Safe Digging Month.  Homeowners and professional excavators in Illinois should always call JULIE, Inc. (JULIE) at 8-1-1 before every digging project this spring, regardless of the size or depth. This is a free call and servic...

Read on...

Visit the JULIE website. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Social Security Administration Warning

Phone-Scam

Social Security Administration Warning of Phone Impersonation Scheme

The Social Security Administration and its inspector general are launching a public service announcement to raise awareness of a nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. In the scheme, ...

Read on...

SSA Public Service Announcement Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 3, 2019

2019 Road Construction

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

The Village's 2019 street resurfacing projects are scheduled to begin on Herrick Road on April 15.   Forest Avenue and Barrypoint Road will also be resurfaced.  IDOT has awarded the resurfacing contract to Lindahl Brothers of Bensenville...

Read on...

View All Updates Here Trending in Riverside
Posted on: March 25, 2019

How Old is that Oak Tree?

Bur-Oak

Just take a guess!  One of the bur oaks in Guthrie Park, marked by a bow, has been scientifically measured to determine, as closely as possible, its age.  Was it here before the American Civil War?  Before the Great Chicago Fire...
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Enter Your Guess Here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Temporary Meter Parking During Construction

Temporary Parking During Construction

The reconstruction of Parking Lot 1, next to the Metra station, with permeable pavers, will begin on  Monday, March 18, 2019.  The project will take approximately 8 weeks to complete.  During this project, Parking Lot 1 will be ...

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Construction Details Trending in Riverside
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Riverside Featured on State of Illinois Website

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The Village of Riverside has been featured on the Illinois Office of Tourism's website.  The theme of the website is "Illinois.  Are you up for amazing?"  Click on the link to read the article "Riverside: &nbs...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

ComEd Vegetation Management

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ComEd is currently performing vegetation management in Riverside and will be working in the village for the next three months.  Vegetation management is a key component of ComEd’s maintenance program to ensure system electrical reliability, as co...

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ComEd "Right Tree, Right Place" Program Info Trending in Riverside
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Upcoming Events at Triton College

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Triton College aims to engage members of the communities it serves and beyond by offering on-campus events to suit a variety of interests. Please click on the link below for a list of public events taking place at Triton this semester.

Here's a sample of w...

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Upcoming Events at Triton College Trending in Riverside
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.

ComEd Website Trending in Riverside