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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Riverside TV Commission Meeting Cancelled

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The Riverside TV Commission has cancelled their Regular Meeting scheduled for Monday, April 13, 2020.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Parkway Road Closed

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The Public Works Department will be repairing a water main break on Parkway Road beginning at 9:00 A.M.  The road will be closed while the repair crew is on site.  

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Cowley Road Railroad Crossing Repairs

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The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) has notified the Village that the Cowley Road grade crossing will be completely closed from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.  BNSF needs to repair a rail defect in the crossing. &n...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Riverside Parks & Recreation Virtual Bunny Meeting

The Egg Hunt was postponed, but Riverside Parks & Recreation still wants to give our families a chance to say “Hi” to the Bunny. Check out the details on our virtual bunny meet for this Wednesday or Thursday. Don’t miss o...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

April Preservation Commission Meeting Cancelled

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The regular meeting of the Preservation Commission scheduled for Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 7 PM has been cancelled in accordance with Executive Order 2020-07, issued by Governor Pritzker on March 16, 2020, and Executive Order 2020-10 issued by Governor P...

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View or download cancellation notice here. E-Flash
Posted on: April 6, 2020

RPD-Reassign Community Service Officers to Help Fight the Spread of Coronavirus

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On Monday, April 6, 2020, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel ordered his community service officers to adjust their schedules and start enforcing social distancing in our community with an emphasis on parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields.

Both Commun...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Starts Tomorrow!

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Guidelines for Yard Waste Collection

  • Yard waste collection begins the first Thursday in April and ends the last Thursday of November. Please be sure to properly bundle yard waste to ensure that it is picked up.
  • Branches that are not bundled or contained in ...
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Posted on: April 1, 2020

District 96 / District 208 Free Lunch Program

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Riverside School District 96 and Riverside Brookfield High School District 208 are providing grab and go free lunches for any students in need of this meal service.  

Lunch pick up will be available in the parking lot area near Door 5 in the Hause...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Census 2020 - It's go time!

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Census 2020 - It’s go time!April 1, 2020 is Census Day all over America. According to our local Census 2020 representative, over 47% of Riverside residents have already responded to the Census online. Thank you to everyone who has already respon...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

RPD Community Notification-Fairbank Road Scout Cabin

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UPDATE-

The police substation on 400 block of Fairbank Road at the scout cabin is for police officers reporting for duty only.  There is no public contact at this building and police do not take reports.  This is an effort to have officer...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Playground and Athletic Field Update

Attention Residents:

All Playgrounds and Athletic Fields are closed. The Riverside Parks & Recreation Department has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus health concern. We wanted to remind all residents that acting on Executive Order 2020-10 by the...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

RPD Substation During COVID/19 Phase

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On Friday, March 27, 2020, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel announced that he has moved some of his officers to an alternative facility to report to work. As a precautionary measure only, the Chief has ordered his Day shift to report to the scout cab...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

URGENT COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM CHIEF BUCKLEY

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Riverside Residents,

I would like to start off by saying, Thank you! Thank you for doing your part to stay-at-home and keep social distancing.

As we continue to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic it is up to each and every one of us to do our par...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

RPD Community Notification-COVID-19

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Riverside Police Department has compiled a list of resources available for residents to report fraud during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois has created a COVID-19 response page at:  https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx

FR...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

March 23 COVID-19 Update from Riverside

Trash It Dont Flush It (2)

Please DO NOT FLUSH WIPES and other non-flushable items.  Not only can they clog a homeowner’s private sewer lateral, but they can also clog the public sewer mains and the filters at sewage treatment plants.

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Get Answers to COVID-19 Questions

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Governor Pritzker’s office is in the process of collecting and responding to questions regarding the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. To help facilitate that process, they have created an email addressGov.COVID19st...

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See all COVID-19 Updates for Riverside here. E-Flash
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Riverside Police Advise No Solicitation in Riverside

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Riverside Police Advise Residents About Solicitation

The Village of Riverside is not permitting solicitation during this national crisis, and the Village will not be approving solicitation permits due to the governor’s executive order. Door-to-do...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Update from Governor Pritzker

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March 20 Update from Governor J.B. Pritzker

Governor Pritzker has issued an Executive Order requiring all residents to stay at home during the COVID-19 public health emergency and observe social distancing guidelines when out in public for essential activi...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

RPD Community Notification-RPD Response-COVID-19

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Residents, Business Community, and Visitors:

Riverside Police Department is committed to serving our residents and visitors.   In light of the rapidly evolving situation as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the police department will be makin...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update for March 16, 2020

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As the Village of Riverside continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, I would like to update residents regarding the preparation the Village has taken to minimize the spread of this virus. It is the intention of the Village to sustain all ...

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Find additional COVID-19 information here. E-Flash
Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Closures for Riverside

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Beginning Monday, March 16, the Parks & Recreation Department and Public Works Department will be closed to the public.  Essential village services will continue as normal.  The Village office will remain open for business; however, ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

A Message from the Village President

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Dear Fellow Riversiders,

I want to thank everyone for making prudent decisions and necessary sacrifices during this time of national emergency. All of us are concerned for our families, our friends, our neighbors, and our local businesses. While we take th...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update: March 13, 2020

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The Village of Riverside continues to receive updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Illinois Department of Public Health, Governor Pritzker’s Office and Cook County Department of Public Health.  The health an...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Please Take the Metra Survey

Metra Train in Riverside

As part of its commitment to providing safe, reliable and efficient train service, Metra is asking its customers to tell the agency what it’s doing right and where there’s room for improvement with an online customer satisfaction surve...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Riverside Seeks Police Officer Candidates

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Riverside Police Department is seeking candidates interested in a rewarding law enforcement career.

A competitive, written exam will be held Saturday, May 9, 2020.

For more information or to apply, visit IO Solutions at: https://iosolutions.com/product/rive...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Coronavirus Update from President Sells

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With confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) now reported in Cook County, it is important for all of us to be proactive in defending against the spread of this illness. That means implementing practices to avoid getting sick and, if you do get sic...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

RPD-Reassign Community Service Officers to Help Fight the Spread of Coronavirus

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CSOs primary function will be parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields

On Monday, April 6, 2020, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel ordered his community service officers to adjust their schedules and start enforcing social distancing in our community with an emphasis on parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields.

Both Commun...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

RPD Grant Award

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Riverside Police Receive Equipment Grant-

The Riverside Police Department was awarded a driving impaired equipment grant through ToxOptix, Inc.  ToxOptix, Inc. makes specialized pen lights that are used by drug recognition expert officers, DRE’s, in the performance of detecting...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

RPD Community Notification-Fairbank Road Scout Cabin

PD Press Release Header - 7-17-2019

UPDATE-
The police substation on 400 block of Fairbank Road at the scout cabin is for police officers reporting for duty only-

UPDATE-

The police substation on 400 block of Fairbank Road at the scout cabin is for police officers reporting for duty only.  There is no public contact at this building and police do not take reports.  This is an effort to have officer...

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RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

RPD Substation During COVID/19 Phase

PD Press Release Header - 7-17-2019

New way of policing during this temporary pandemic-

On Friday, March 27, 2020, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel announced that he has moved some of his officers to an alternative facility to report to work. As a precautionary measure only, the Chief has ordered his Day shift to report to the scout cab...

Read on...

RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

RPD Community Notification-COVID-19

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Riverside Police Release Fraud Information to Residents-

Riverside Police Department has compiled a list of resources available for residents to report fraud during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois has created a COVID-19 response page at:  https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx

FR...

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RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

RPD Community Notification-COVID-19

PD Press Release Header - 7-17-2019

Riverside Police Release Fraud Information to Residents-

Riverside Police Department has compiled a list of resources available for residents to report fraud during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Illinois has created a COVID-19 response page at:  https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx

FR...

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RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Riverside Seeks Police Officer Candidates

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Interested candidates must sign up for exam by April 9-

Riverside Police Department is seeking candidates interested in a rewarding law enforcement career.

A competitive, written exam will be held Saturday, May 9, 2020.

For more information or to apply, visit IO Solutions at: https://iosolutions.com/product/rive...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Parkway Road Closed

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The Public Works Department will be repairing a water main break on Parkway Road beginning at 9:00 A.M.  The road will be closed while the repair crew is on site.  

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Cowley Road Railroad Crossing Repairs

Railroad Crossing Lights

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF) has notified the Village that the Cowley Road grade crossing will be completely closed from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 11.  BNSF needs to repair a rail defect in the crossing. &n...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

ComEd Vegetation Management

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ComEd will be performing vegetation management in Riverside for the next several months.  Vegetation management is a key component of ComEd’s maintenance program to ensure system electrical reliability, as contact with ComEd equipment i...

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ComEd "Right Tree, Right Place" Program Info Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Census 2020 - It's go time!

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Census 2020 - It’s go time!April 1, 2020 is Census Day all over America. According to our local Census 2020 representative, over 47% of Riverside residents have already responded to the Census online. Thank you to everyone who has already respon...

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Watch the Riverside Census Video here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Updates for Riverside

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Village offices are closed to the public; however, essential Village services will continue as normal.  Please visit the COVID-19 Coronavirus page for the latest information from Village Staff and Elected Officials.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Starts April 2!

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Guidelines for Yard Waste Collection

  • Yard waste collection begins the first Thursday in April and ends the last Thursday of November. Please be sure to properly bundle yard waste to ensure that it is picked up.
  • Branches that are not bundled or contained in ...
Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: April 1, 2020

District 96 / District 208 Free Lunch Program

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Riverside School District 96 and Riverside Brookfield High School District 208 are providing grab and go free lunches for any students in need of this meal service.  

Lunch pick up will be available in the parking lot area near Door 5 in the Hause...

Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Riverside Police Department is Hiring

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The Riverside Police Department is seeking candidates interested in a rewarding law enforcement career.  Applicants must be at least 21 at the time of appointment and no more than 35 at the time of the exam. Military service may extend eligibilit...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Please Take the Metra Survey

Metra Train in Riverside

As part of its commitment to providing safe, reliable and efficient train service, Metra is asking its customers to tell the agency what it’s doing right and where there’s room for improvement with an online customer satisfaction surve...

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Take the online survey here! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: February 26, 2020

The Village by the Numbers

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The Riverside Board of Trustees and Village Staff work hard to ensure the wise use of your tax dollars and provide the high level of service residents expect and deserve in an efficient manner. The following statistics provide a recap of the village&r...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Overnight Parking & Vacation Watch

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Effective January 2, 2020, the Riverside Police Department introduced a convenient, online portal to process Overnight Parking & Vacation Watch requests.

Using FRONTLINE Public Safety Solutions, residents can safely and securely submit information onli...

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