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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Now Hiring Paid on Call Fire Fighters

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Applicants Must:

- In good physical condition 

- Reside within 1.5 miles of the boundaries of the Village of Riverside at time of appointment 

- Be 18 years of age at the time of application

- Possess a high school diploma or GED 

- ...

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Learn more and apply here. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Electronics Recycling Event

Composting Recycling Sustainability

The City of Elmhurst, County of DuPage and eWorks Electronics Services, Inc. have partnered to host an Electronics Recycling Collection on Saturday, August 25 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Works facility, 985 S. Riverside Drive.


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Learn more about eWorks here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 16, 2018

West Nile Virus


West Nile Virus (WNV) levels within the adult mosquito population have reached extremely high levels where transmission to humans is imminent. The species of mosquito involved in WNV transmission is a passive mosquito, and not an aggressive biter with its...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Back to School Safety for Students Traveling to and from School

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It is that time of year again where we will soon be seeing the familiar sight of school busses and children on the streets and sidewalks of our community.

Along with the children, another familiar sight will be our school crossing guards. These crossing gu...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

RPD Currently Hunting for a Suspect Who Dropped a Fully-Loaded Automatic Handgun

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On Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 12:03 a.m., a Riverside Police officer made a traffic stop off of Blackhawk Road in Riverside.  As the officer approached the vehicle, he could smell cannabis emanating from the vehicle. The offender then fled onto...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

WSSRA Riverside Partnership

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We are very excited to announce that Riversiders can now register for West Suburban Special Recreation Association classes. To find out more information about this association please check out their web page. 

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

All About Electric Aggregation


At their July 19, 2018, Regular Meeting, the Board of Trustees again chose Dynegy as the electrical supplier for the Village's Electric Aggregation Program.  Residents will receive a confirmation letter from Dynegy in August 2018.  Those...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

RR Grade Crossing Safety

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Riverside Police Department reminds residents and those traveling through Riverside that it is not safe to stop on railroad grade crossings.  It is also illegal.If you see that traffic is backed up on one side or the other of a grade crossing, wa...

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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 make a pay...

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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 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 Trending in Riverside
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! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 11, 2018

2018 Construction


MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Relining Project:  Kenny Construction began mobilizing for a project re-start on Thursday, May 10. Mobilization included implementing traffic control, detours and tent set-up on Riverside Road south of the BNSF ...

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View the First Division Construction Notice here. 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.

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