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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Construction Update - August 2, 2019

Pavers and Planter Looking from Riverside Road - 8-2-2019

Work Completed this Week

  • JE Landworks continued installing brick paver ribbon on the east side of Riverside Road.
  • D Construction will install tree grates and bike racks and clean up the area on Saturday.

Upcoming Work Planned for Next Week

  • D Construction is s...
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2019 Captital Improvements Map Construction Updates

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Special Economic Development Commission Meeting

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The Economic Development Commission will hold a Special Meeting commencing at the hour of 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2019 in Room 30 of the Riverside Township Hall, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside, Illinois, for the purpose of reviewing the economic i...

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Click here to view agenda packet. E-Flash
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Riverside Parks & Recreation is hiring

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Be apart of the team at Riverside Parks & Recreation. We are looking for highly motivated enthusiastic individuals interested in making an impact.  Expand your talents and experience in programming, communication, and youth care management. B...

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Additional Info... E-Flash
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Bicycle Pavement Markings Installed

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Forest Avenue is a designated local bike route that connects to the new bike trail along First Avenue and the Salt Creek Trail.  To emphasize this, the Village has had “sharrows” marked on the pavement on Forest Avenue to indicate that the road i...

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Village Wide Traffic Safety Study E-Flash
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Community Message-Police

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Riverside Residents-

In consideration of the devastating mass shooting incidents in Texas and Ohio, I wanted to take a moment to both reassure and remind our residents of the readiness of their police department personnel to respond to these threats and th...

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E-Flash
Posted on: August 18, 2019

Landscape Workday - Scottswood Common

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Volunteers will meet in Scottswood Common on Saturday, August 24.  All workdays are scheduled on Saturdays from 9 am-12 pm.  Look for the Riverside Public Works dump truck. Come for an hour or three, whatever your schedule allows. Superv...

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Find details here! E-Flash
Posted on: July 31, 2019

The Cannabis Conversation

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On June 25, 2019, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act was signed into law. Effective January 1, 2020, the sale of recreational cannabis will be permitted in Illinois. During the next few months, communities throughout Illinois will need to decide whether ...

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Village Board Contact Information E-Flash
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Street Paving Update - July 12, 2019

Forest Avenue Binder Layer - 7-12-2019

Work Completed this Week

  • Applied asphalt tack coat to Herrick Rd and Barrypoint Rd
  • Paved leveling binder on Herrick Rd and Barrypoint Rd
  • Completed adjustments on structures within the street on Herrick Rd and Barrypoint Rd
  • Prepped areas for sod restoration on...
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See All Updates Here E-Flash
Posted on: July 11, 2019

The Buzz on Mosquitos

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This year's cool spring suppressed production of the mosquito species involved in West Nile Virus (WNV) transmission and the WNV amplification cycle within the adult mosquito population. With the return of warm temperatures, conditions are ideal to revers...

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Find more info @ the DVMAD website. E-Flash
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Temporary Parking Changes Effective June 7

Temporary Parking During Construction

With the reopening of Commuter Lot 1, some temporary on-street parking spaces will be eliminated effective June 7.  

Effective Friday, June 7, the following temporary spaces will no longer be available:

  • Spaces 210-217 - Just east of the Township Ha...
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2019 Captital Improvements Map E-Flash
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Temporary Parking Changes Effective June 7

Temporary Parking During Construction

With the reopening of Commuter Lot 1, some temporary on-street parking spaces will be eliminated effective June 7.  

Effective Friday, June 7, the following temporary spaces will no longer be available:

  • Spaces 210-217 - Just east of the Township Ha...
Read on...

2019 Captital Improvements Map E-Flash
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Temporary Parking Changes Take Effect May 13

Temporary Parking During Construction

Reconstruction of Commuter Lot 1 is nearing completion!

The reconstruction of Parking Lot 1, next to the Metra station, with permeable pavers, began on Monday, March 18 and is nearing completion.  Improvements will be completed on Friday, May 17 a...

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2019 Captital Improvements Map E-Flash

News Flash

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: August 15, 2019

RPD Traffic Safety Campaign-

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Celebrate Safely: This Labor Day, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over-

As Illinoisans gear up to mark the end of summer with Labor Day celebrations throughout the state, the Riverside Police Department announced its plans for a traffic safety campaign focusing on drunk, unbuckled and distracted drivers.

&...

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RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Community Message-Police

PD Press Release Header - 7-17-2019

Community Safety-

Riverside Residents-

In consideration of the devastating mass shooting incidents in Texas and Ohio, I wanted to take a moment to both reassure and remind our residents of the readiness of their police department personnel to respond to these threats and th...

Read on...

Police Department Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: August 14, 2019

Riverside Parks & Recreation is hiring

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Be apart of the team at Riverside Parks & Recreation. We are looking for highly motivated enthusiastic individuals interested in making an impact.  Expand your talents and experience in programming, communication, and youth care management. B...

Read on...

Additional Info... Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Bicycle Pavement Markings Installed

Sharrow-Bike-Trail

Forest Avenue is a designated local bike route that connects to the new bike trail along First Avenue and the Salt Creek Trail.  To emphasize this, the Village has had “sharrows” marked on the pavement on Forest Avenue to indi...

Read on...

Village Wide Traffic Safety Study Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 31, 2019

The Cannabis Conversation

Gavel-over-black-background

On June 25, 2019, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act was signed into law. Effective January 1, 2020, the sale of recreational cannabis will be permitted in Illinois. During the next few months, communities throughout Illinois will need to decide whether ...

Read on...

Village Board Contact Information Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Construction Update - August 5, 2019

Pavers and Planter Looking from Riverside Road - 8-2-2019

Work Completed last Week

  • JE Landworks continued installing brick paver ribbon on the east side of Riverside Road.
  • D Construction installed tree grates and bicycle racks and cleanned up the area on Saturday.

Upcoming Work Planned for Next Week

  • D Construction i...
Read on...

2019 Captital Improvements Map Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 1, 2019

#Nature by Design

Monarch on Swamp Milkweed - Riverside Road - Photo by Mike Collins - 8-1-2019

Thank you landscape volunteers! The ongoing partnership between the Frederick Law Olmsted Society and Village of Riverside is yielding tangible results in terms of ecosystem restoration. Village Forester Michael Collins shared this beautiful photo of a Mo...

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Upcoming Landscape Workdays Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 30, 2019

New Office Hours

Village Office Front Doors

As the use of convenient online and phone payment methods has increased, the number of customers coming into the Village office to transact business has decreased.  As a reflection of this reality, the Village Board recently decided to implement ...

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Payment Options Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 11, 2019

The Buzz on Mosquitos

mosquito-on-green-leaf

This year's cool spring suppressed production of the mosquito species involved in West Nile Virus (WNV) transmission and the WNV amplification cycle within the adult mosquito population. With the return of warm temperatures, conditions are ideal to revers...

Read on...

Find more info @ the DVMAD website. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Temporary Parking Changes Effective June 7

Temporary Parking During Construction

With the reopening of Commuter Lot 1, some temporary on-street parking spaces will be eliminated effective June 7.  

Effective Friday, June 7, the following temporary spaces will no longer be available:

  • Spaces 210-217 - Just east of the Township Ha...
Read on...

2019 Captital Improvements Map 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