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Posted on: September 17, 2020

2020 Census Update

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As of September 16, Riverside’s 2020 Census self-response rate is 82.4%.  We need everyone’s cooperation to ensure a complete and accurate count of everyone living in Riverside!  Beginning the week of July 30, Census ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Newsletter News Flash

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Riverside Parks & Recreation is excited to release the launch of our Newsletter series. Discover up to date information about what you Parks & Recreation Department can do for you.We are switching to Newsletters to be released every 2 to 4 weeks, ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

In the spirit of Picnic Like it's 1869

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Calling all picnic hampers – both antique and backpack.  It’s that time of year when Riverside celebrates Picnic Like It’s 1869.

In a normal year, we would gather together on a Sunday (weather permitting) for music an...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Mosquito Update


Dry conditions coupled with warm temperatures have created ideal conditions for the production of mosquitoes involved in the transmission of West Nile Virus (WNV), and subsequent amplification of WNV within the adult mosquito population. With the elevated...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Electric Aggregation Update


In 2012, the village had a referendum on whether to allow the village to purchase electricity from electric aggregation programs. Riverside voters approved the referendum by 75%.

In the early years of electric aggregation, Riverside was able to procure low...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Sprinkling Restrictions


The ongoing hot, dry weather is taking a toll on vegetation throughout northern Illinois. According to Richard Hentschel of the University of Illinois Extension, a “lawn will naturally go dormant during hot summer months until cooler weather and...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

BNSF Track Work in Riverside

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BNSF has notified the village that they intend to replace railroad ties from Chicago to Aurora over the course of 4 nights: from September 17 – September 20, 2020. The plan is to change out 11,000 railroad ties using roughly 40 pieces of special...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Please Water Parkway Trees


The village forester requests that residents please water parkway trees. The lack of rain in recent weeks and throughout the summer months is having an adverse impact on parkway trees throughout the village. Younger, recently planted trees are especially ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

ComEd News

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ComEd is offering residential customer assistance programs.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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