Posted on: December 13, 2017

Sarah’s Inn Holiday Gift Project

Sarahs inn logo on a magenta background

The Sarah’s Inn Holiday Gift Project is an annual gift drive for families affected by domestic violence.

It ends with a one-day event in which Sarah’s Inn volunteers create a magical holiday gift shop where Sarah’s Inn’s clients can choose gifts for themse...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Keep Your Holidays Merry and Bright

Riverside Police Department Vehicle

Riverside Police Working Grant Funded DUI Enforcement Every Day from December 18 to January 2, 2018

The holiday season is often a joyous time with family and friends. Sadly, the increase in festivities too often leads to an increased number of impaired dri...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

1st & Forest Lane Closures Return

Cars on the road heading towards the goal of the trip

Beginning tomorrow, December 12, there will be no right turn lane from westbound Forest Avenue onto northbound 1st Avenue.  Contractors working on the MWRD project need access to the bypass pumps under 1st Avenue.  

The Northbound lanes o...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Holiday Stroll Photos!

Riverside Water Tower at night with the moon shining next to it

The Holiday Stroll photos are up! Thanks to the Riverside Chamber of Commerce & the many others who made this such a fun night.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Riverside Police to Start New Senior Program

Happy Seniors Outside on a Fall Day

Riverside Police Department announced that Sergeant Frank Pontrelli, senior citizen liaison for the police department, will start a new program to assist seniors in using smart phones and tablets. The program is geared toward the set-up of smart phones fo...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Write to Santa!

Closeup of Pen and Christmas Card

Riverside Parks & Recreation's Santa Mailbox is up and is ready to receive letters to Santa.  The mailbox is located on the east side of the Historic Water Tower. Letters received before noon on December 20th will receive a note back from San...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Yard Waste/Composting Collection Extended to December 14

Various trees with changing colored leaves during the fall season

DO NOT rake or blow fallen leaves from private property onto public property.  It is illegal to do so in Riverside.  

Today, Flood Brothers advised the Village that the facility that accepts yard waste and compostables from Riverside has ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Shop Pop-Up!

Chocolate Bars from Chocolate Twist

Chocolate Twist has a pop-up shop in the Riverside Train station from Nov. 15 through Dec. 22. Available items are caramels, candy bars, peanut butter cups, marshmallows and cocoa powder.

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Get Off the Grid in Riverside!

Brand Marketing Material with photos and text

The Community Development Department and the Economic Development Commission have been working with the village’s marketing consultant for several months on the village's brand articulation process.  Click on the link below to view their efforts....

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Pink Recycling Containers Now Available!

Flood Brothers Pink Recycling Cart

Pink Recycling Containers are now available to Riverside residents and businesses through Flood Brothers.  The monthly rental fee for a pink recycling container is $3.00.  Flood Brothers will make a $10 donation to the American Cancer So...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Changes to Des Plaines River Flood Stages

Des Plaines River Swan Pond

The Village has worked with the National Weather Service and Cook County Department of Homeland Security over the past few months to update the village's flood stages.

The changes to the Action Stage and Minor Flood Stage for the Des Plaines River at River...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Vacation Rentals and Keeping Hens and Bees

Bees and Chickens

The Village of Riverside has approved a pilot program for 2017 to allow the keeping of hens and beekeeping and has begun accepting applications. The Village will only be issuing 15 licenses for beekeeping and 15 licenses for keeping of hens. The Village h...

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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.

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