|Village of River Grove News|
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E-Pay is a safe and secure electronic payment program that allows you to pay bills 24 hours a day from your home.
The service is provided by the State Treasurer's Office free-of-charge
Emergency flood center phone line (708-452-7055) for any flood related issues.
Please call the 708-453-2121 line after those hours.
River Road and Grand Ave are closed in River Grove.
Many streets still remain closed because of high water. Please obey the signs and barricades. Our community center is open for residents who need to leave their homes. Please check in at the police station.
Sand piles are located at 8837 Grand and at Herrick and Grove Street for anyone wanting to fill their own sandbags. Sandbags should be used to block windows and doorways only as sandbag walls are ineffective at this time.
Let's continue to be the village of friendly neighbors and check in on your neighbors and the elderly. We will continue to update as more information becomes available..
Summer Block Party and Duck Race
Come join the Village of Friendly Neighbors for their Summer Block Party RESCHEDULED for Saturday August 19.. There will be fun for everyone! Entertainment, food for purchase, games and inflatables for kids. An exotic animal show, a magician, our annual DUCK race and much more. Music by Mistaken Identity! Beer and wine garden! Come out and ROCK THE BLOCK!!!
Electronics Recycling has Moved
Residents can now recycle electronics on the first Saturday of the month 9am - Noon. proof of residency or business may be required.
The new location is the Public Works yard located at
The Public Works Building Has Moved
It is now located at
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ALL VILLAGE EMPLOYEES
If any stranger, claiming to work for the village, wants to enter your home or business,
ALWAYS ASK FOR IDENTIFICATION.
All village employees have been issued a picture I.D. and will gladly present it if asked. Know who you are letting into your home or business.
Bring yours to
The Chamber by O’Hare is pleased to award (3) $1,500 scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. All three recipients will graduate from East Leyden High School this spring.
Recipient, Artur Bak, a resident of River Grove, may attend DePaul University this fall majoring in computer science and cybersecurity.
The second recipient, Homero Vazquez, a resident of Schiller Park, is undecided at this point where he will be attending in the fall, but will be majoring in electrical engineering.
The third recipient, Joseph Adolfson, a resident of Franklin Park, is being awarded the Triton College specific technology scholarship and plans to major in mechanical engineering.
Artur, Homero, and Joseph were chosen based on outstanding academic, extracurricular, and leadership accomplishments. Advancing the educational opportunities of our local students to become professionals, leaders, and valued citizens of our communities supports the purpose of the Chamber. We wish them all great success in their academic pursuits.
The River Grove Police Department has entered into an agreement with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office to facilitate participation in the CCSO’s Prescription Drug Take Back Program. A collection box has been placed in the lobby of the Police Station allowing the CCSO to collect surrendered prescription drugs for recycling in accordance with the Program. Prescription drugs can be dropped off at the police station 24 hours a day 7 days a week at no charge.
The CCSO operates this Program consistent with all applicable rules and regulations of state and federal law governing prescription drug take back programs in order to promote a safe and healthy community.
If any of you have any questions about this program feel free to contact me.
Rodger Loni, Chief
The River Grove Police Department, being funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation, will be aggressively enforcing DUI, Talk & Text and seat belt violations.
Please don't Talk & Text or drink and drive
The Free Rain Barrel program from the MWRD ended December 31, 2016. Rain barrels are still available through the MWRD, but at a purchase price of approximately $50 per barrel. Multiple colors are available, and the barrels will still be delivered by the MWRD.
Go to: mwrd.org
Right side of page under “Quick Links” click on Rain Barrels.
2017 VEHICLE STICKERS
Rates can be found on Download form