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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - July 5, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Binder asphalt installed on the 100 Block of Fairbank.
  • Drainage structure adjustments made on Fairbank and Scottswood Roads.
  • Completed all concrete work.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway preparation for paving.
  • Finis...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 28, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway level binder installation completed throughout First Division.
  • Milled pavement on 100 Block Fairbank Road.
    • Road is closed, local traffic only.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • 100 Block of Fairbank Road Reconstructi...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)

 

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Construction Projects Begin Tomorrow

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

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View the First Division Construction Notice here. Construction Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 12, 2018

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Work Completed the Past Two Weeks

  • Sewer structure replacements and reconstructions have been completed.
  • Roadway grinding operations have been completed.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
    • Impacted residents will receive notices ...
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2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside Construction Updates

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

The Parks & Recreation 2018 Fall-Winter Parks Activity Guide is now available

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Check out what Riverside Parks & Recreation is offering this Fall and Winter in our newly published brochure. There is fun for all ages. Activities featured in this brochure is youth basketball registration, Women's Volleyball, and adult fitness. Don'...

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The 2018 Fall - Winter brochure E-Flash
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.

ITEMS ...

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Learn more about eWorks here! E-Flash
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Riverside Police Make Arrest in Multiple Burglary Investigation

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On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 10:00 p.m., Riverside police, assisted by South Barrington detectives, arrested a female resident of Chicago for numerous burglary and felony theft charges. In July 2018, Riverside experienced six separate garage burglaries...

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RPD Twitter Account E-Flash
Posted on: August 16, 2018

West Nile Virus

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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...

Read on...

Visit the Des Plaines Valley MAD website. E-Flash
Posted on: August 17, 2018

PZC Regular Meeting on Wednesday August 22

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The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 7 PM in Room 4 of Township Hall, 27 Riverside Rd.  The agenda can be viewed on the Village Website or by using the link below.  The pub...

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Click here to view or download agenda packet. E-Flash
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Riverside Schools - 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...

Read on...

E-Flash
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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RPD Twitter Account E-Flash
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. 

Additional Info... E-Flash
Posted on: August 8, 2018

All About Electric Aggregation

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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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Additional Info... E-Flash
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Board of Fire and Police Commissioners Meeting

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The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, August 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Village Office.

View or Download the Agenda here. E-Flash
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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E-Flash
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 ...

Read on...

Illinois Attorney General E-Flash
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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View the Map E-Flash
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...

Read on...

Board & Commission Volunteer Application E-Flash
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - July 5, 2018

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Binder asphalt installed on the 100 Block of Fairbank.
  • Drainage structure adjustments made on Fairbank and Scottswood Roads.
  • Completed all concrete work.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Roadway preparation for paving.
  • Finis...
Read on...

2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
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...

Read on...

Visit the Community Portal now! E-Flash
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 28, 2018

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway level binder installation completed throughout First Division.
  • Milled pavement on 100 Block Fairbank Road.
    • Road is closed, local traffic only.

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • 100 Block of Fairbank Road Reconstructi...
Read on...

2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside E-Flash
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Weekly Construction Update - June 20, 2018

Road-closed-signs-detour-traffic-temporary

Work Completed the Past Week

  • Roadway asphalt patching.
  • Preparing roadway for level binder (Fairbank/Coonley/Scottswood)

 

Upcoming Work Planned the Next Two Weeks

  • Install leveling binder. Beginning on Fairbank (200-400 Blocks) on 6/21/18 (weather perm...
Read on...

2018 Capital Improvements in Riverside 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: November 22, 2016

Winter Preparedness Tips

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The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter.

The winter heating season is our busiest time of year! We’re not only busy providing our 656 communities with clean, safe, reliable natural gas but we also want to make sure our customers are prepared for winter. To ensure safe and continued del...

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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

Graduation Release

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
Posted on: December 3, 2015

New Staff

New Staff

On December 3, 2015 the Fire Department swore in their new staff. Pictured above (Left to right) are Battalion Chiefs Kevin Kuratko and Tom Bensfield, Deputy Chief Bill Sherman and Fire Chief Matt Buckley.

Fire Department Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: August 16, 2018

Riverside Police Make Arrest in Multiple Burglary Investigation

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"Let Go" app used to sell stolen property recovered in storage site in Chicago. Burglary Crew worked Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 10:00 p.m., Riverside police, assisted by South Barrington detectives, arrested a female resident of Chicago for numerous burglary and felony theft charges. In July 2018, Riverside experienced six separate garage burglaries...

Read on...

RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Riverside Schools - Back to School Safety for Students Traveling to and from School

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RPD Crossing Guards Are Ready for New School Year.

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...

Read on...

Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2018

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

Police Patch over the top of a police vehicle with lights on

The offender had a fully-loaded semi-automatic handgun with a barrel-extended clip with 53 rounds.

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...

Read on...

RPD Twitter Account Police Department Press Releases

News Flash

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.

ITEMS ...

Read on...

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

West Nile Virus

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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...

Read on...

Visit the Des Plaines Valley MAD website. Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Back to School Safety for Students Traveling to and from School

Stop Sign Stock Photo CROPPED

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...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 13, 2018

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

Police Patch over the top of a police vehicle with lights on

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...

Read on...

RPD Twitter Account Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 7, 2018

WSSRA Riverside Partnership

West Suburban Special Recreation Association logo

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. 

Additional Info... Trending in Riverside
Posted on: August 7, 2018

All About Electric Aggregation

Lightbulb-up-close

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...

Read on...

Additional Info... Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 26, 2018

RR Grade Crossing Safety

Railroad crossing sign against blue sky background

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...

Read on...

Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 21, 2018

ComEd Scam Alert!

ComEd Powering Lives color logo

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...

Read on...

Illinois Attorney General Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 20, 2018

New Stop Signs

Stop Sign Stock Photo CROPPED

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...

Read on...

View the Map Trending in Riverside
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Volunteers Needed: Village Commissions

Riverside Logo with Tower in the Background

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...

Read on...

Board & Commission Volunteer Application Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Portal - Property Search

View of Riverside with the Chicago Skyline in the Background

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...

Read on...

Visit the Community Portal now! Trending in Riverside
Posted on: June 11, 2018

2018 Construction

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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 ...

Read on...

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.

ComEd Website Trending in Riverside