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Posted on: July 21, 2018

ComEd Scam Alert!

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Riverside residents should be wary of unsolicited phone calls from individuals who claim to be a utility company representative.  Typically, the unknown caller warns that the customer’s service will be shut off if the customer fails to ...

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Illinois Attorney General E-Flash
Posted on: July 20, 2018

New Stop Signs

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The Village has installed several new Stop signs along with corresponding pavement markings to improve driver and pedestrian safety and facilitate traffic flow.  Drivers and pedestrians will notice changes in traffic flow, especially at the inter...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

July Planning & Zoning Commission Public Hearing


The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold their regular meeting and conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7 PM in Room 4 - Township Hall, 27 Riverside Rd., Riverside, IL. The public is encouraged to attend.  If you...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Riverfest 2018

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Save the date for the Riverside Chamber of Commerce's 4th Annual Riverfest! on Saturday, July 28, from 4 - 10 pm in Centennial Plaza, at the Historic Water Tower. This year's event is even bigger, and will feature live music from 4 local bands, several re...

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Chamber of Commerce Website E-Flash
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Volunteers Needed: Village Commissions

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There are currently openings on the Village of Riverside's Economic Development Commission and Historical Commission.

The mission of the Economic Development Commission is to use the principles of Frederick Law Olmsted’s design of the historic village of R...

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Board & Commission Volunteer Application E-Flash
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Cori's Kids Tri

Join us this year for the 11th Annual Cori's Kids Tri on August 11th. This super sprint triathlon exists to promote health and wellness opportunities. This triathlon is open to youth and adults.

Cori's Kids Triathlon is open people ages 7 and up. The race ...

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Registration Information E-Flash
Posted on: July 11, 2018

RPD Join Forces with Agencies Statewide for2018 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Campaign

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During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 25th, the Riverside Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2016, speed w...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Riverside Parks & Rec Before & After School Program

Registration for Riverside Parks & Recreation Before and After School Program at Hollywood Elementary & Central Elementary begins  July 10th at 9 AM. Riverside Parks & Recreation offers 2, 3, or 5 day registration with options for wee...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - July 5, 2018


Work Completed the Past Week

  • Binder asphalt installed on the 100 Block of Fairbank.
  • Drainage structure adjustments made on Fairbank and Scottswood Roads.
  • Completed all concrete work.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway preparation for paving.
  • Finis...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Portal - Property Search

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The Riverside Community Portal is now live on the village website.  What kind of information is available in the Community Portal?  We're glad you asked.  When you visit the Community Portal, you can easily find information like...

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Visit the Community Portal now! E-Flash
Posted on: June 28, 2018

The Buzz on Mosquitos


Recent heavy rains combined with warm temperatures will result in a major hatch of the Aedes vexans floodwater mosquito.  This mosquito is not involved in disease transmission, however is an extremely aggressive biter.  This mosquito is ...

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Find more info @ the DVMAD website. E-Flash
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 28, 2018


Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway level binder installation completed throughout First Division.
  • Milled pavement on 100 Block Fairbank Road.
    • Road is closed, local traffic only.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • 100 Block of Fairbank Road Reconstructi...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018


Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)


Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 15, 2018

RAC Annual Members Exhibition and Kids Show


The Riverside Arts Center's annual Members Exhibition and Kids Show will be held July 1 - 28 at the RAC, 32 East Quincy Street in downtown Riverside.  All current RAC members and students may submit artwork for display. The Members Show will take...

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Learn more about the RAC. E-Flash
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Summer Day Camp Programs near Riverside


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.


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Register here! E-Flash