Posted on: October 16, 2017

Picnicking and Fishing

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At their Regular Meeting on June 15 and again on September 21, the Village Board discussed proposed changes to the Village Code regarding Public Park Restrictions on picnicking and fishing. The proposed changes have also been reviewed and discussed by the...

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Posted on: October 15, 2017

Des Plaines River Level at Riverside

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The Des Plaines River is currently at a depth of 8.52 feet and is expected to crest in Riverside later today at a depth of 8.9 feet.  This is defined as Moderate Flood Stage which means the Swan Pond area will be flooded, and there is limited str...
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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Pink Recycling Containers Now Available!

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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 12, 2017

D96 Master Facility Planning Meeting

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Please plan to join District 96 for their Master Facility Planning Meeting on October 16 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm in the Hauser Junior High auditorium located at 65 Woodside Road. At the meeting, parents/guardians and community members are invited to share the...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Pavement Rejuvenation Work Thursday

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The Bioseal company will be applying a pavement rejuvenator to designated Village streets on Thursday, October 12.  The following streets will be treated:

York Road, Burling Road, Lawton Road, Nuttall Road from Selborne Road to Loudon Road, and No...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Riverside Tree Inventory Project

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In the coming weeks, residents may see employees of Davey Resource Group in the village conducting an inventory of the village's trees.  The partnership with Davey will update information on the existing public tree inventory throughout the Villa...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Riverside Police Chief Sends Out Message To Community

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Dear Residents:

As chief of police of Riverside Police Department, I wanted to extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families of the Las Vegas concert shooting. I contacted colleagues who are in command positions in the Las Vegas, Nevada...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

MADD Honors Riverside Officer

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Riverside Police Department is proud to announce that Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Northeast Illinois Region, selected Officer Joseph Mahanna to receive a special award for drunk driving enforcement. A presentation was held in Springfield, Illino...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Changes to Des Plaines River Flood Stages

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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: September 29, 2017

Riverside Parks & Rec is Hiring

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Join the Riverside Parks & Rec Team through these flexible and fun part time positions. Riverside Parks & Rec is looking for Before & After School Counselors, an energetic Teachers' Assistant, and an Administrative Intern.

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Falling Leaves

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Please DO NOT rake fallen leaves into the street where they will clog catch basins. It is illegal to do so in Riverside. The Village operates its sewer system under a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) permit issued by the IEPA. Among the conditions of the CSO...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Façade Improvement Grant Program - Update

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The Village Board of Trustees has revised application requirements for façade improvement grants for 2017. In the hopes that many businesses will take advantage of this opportunity, the Village has budgeted for $30,000 for the program this year. Exterior ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

New Traffic Patterns & Detours in the First Division!

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Work is progressing on the First Division Sewer Separation Project. Occasional road closures and detours are required. Please follow posted detours and observe posted speed limits in the construction zone at all times. Please also consider taking an alter...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Detours on Forest Avenue & Riverside Road

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Effective July 5, 2017, weather permitting, new traffic patterns and detours will be established in and around the Village of Riverside.

For the next phase of the MWRD Salt Creek Intercepting Sewer Rehabilitation Project, Kenny Construction will be working...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Vacation Rentals and Keeping Hens and Bees

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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?

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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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