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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Street Parking During a Snow Event

The Village Board recently updated street parking restrictions during a snow event - imposing parking limitations after 2 inches of snowfall (instead of 4 inches). 

These revised restrictions will not be enforced until the Village has an opportuni...

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Community News
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Tollway Rail Bridge Project - daytime lane closures on Hillgrove Avenue

As part of the Tollway expansion project, a daytime local lane closure on eastbound Hillgrove Avenue from the Village of Western Springs Public Works building to Prospect Avenue is scheduled on 2/25 and 2/26 for tree removal. The eastbound lane is schedul...

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Community News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Scheduled Maintenance on Well #4

Well #4 is scheduled to undergo routine maintenance, beginning the week of January 13, 2020. While initially planned after Well #5 was brought online in late spring, the Board has determined that the prudent course of action is to bring Well #4 offline fo...

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Community News
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Tollway Expansion Project - BNSF Railroad Bridge

The Illinois Tollway is continuing the reconstruction of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway
Bridge between Hinsdale and Western Springs as part of the $4 billion Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294)Project.The three-year bridge project, sched...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

DC Gallagher Wins Instructor of the Year

The Illinois Society of Fire Service Instructors awarded the 2019 Instructor of the Year Award to Division Chief Patrick Gallagher of the Western Springs Department of Fire & EMS. DC Gallagher received the award in East Peoria on Friday, February 21. ...

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Fire & EMS
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Coronavirus Information Hotline & Additional Resources

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) in coordination with the Illinois Poison Control Center have launched the Illinois Novel Coronavirus Hotline and email address to answer questions Local Health Departments, clinicians, and the general public...

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Fire & EMS

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

President's Corner, February 2020: Summary of Town Hall Meeting

In this month’s President’s Corner message, Village President Alice Gallagher provides a summary of the Town Hall Meeting on Small Cell Technology/5G that took place on February 13, 2020.

You can read it at: http://www.wsprings.com/483/...

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From the Village President

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week Six Project Schedule

The Village received information on Friday afternoon that the manufacturer, Byron Jackson, has identified an issue with the windings on the rebuilt Type M motor. Technicians continued testing procedures over the weekend and repairs have begun. The Village...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week Five Project Schedule

Last week the flushing of Well #4 began in preparation to bring it back online to the water treatment plant, and the required BacT tests were undertaken and cleared.

On Saturday, however, there was an electrical issue that has been determined to relate to ...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week Four Project Schedule

This week Suez will complete setting the column pipe and begin test pumping. Directly following, the water department will perform the BacT tests that are required (two negative BacT tests, 24 hours apart), to bring the well back online. Once this is comp...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week Three Project Schedule

This week should see the well treatment complete. Suez will transport the well derrick, column pipe, pump assembly, and rebuilt Byron-Jackson motor to the well house. The motor and pump assembly will be set and Suez will begin putting the column pipe back...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week Two Project Schedule

This week Suez will be bringing the equipment required to brush the well casing and begin treating the well with a chlorine dioxide solution to assist with iron and iron bacteria buildup. Suez Technicians are required to take a three-day company mandated ...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Well #4 Maintenance - Week One Project Schedule

Well 4 maintenance

Well #4 is undergoing routine maintenance, beginning the week of January 13, 2020. While initially planned after Well #5 was brought online in late spring, the Board has determined that the prudent course of action is to bring Well #4 offline for maintena...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
Posted on: December 17, 2019

ComED Vegetation Management - Ridgeacres

ComED Tree Trimming Postcard

ComED will be conducting vegetation management in the Ridgeacres subdivision..  Work is anticipated to take place within the next three months. Resident should recieve a postcard in the mail prior to ComED work commencing. Questions regarding the...

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Nicor Main Installations - Forest Hills

Nicor 2019

Over the next several months Nicor crews will be in the Village installing new gas main in the Forest Hills area the community.

Work will include directional boring for new gas mains and connections to residential services. In some cases Nicor and its crew...

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Nicor Enhancement Flyer Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: February 20, 2020

Sign up today for Western Springs Spring Lacrosse!

BOYS HOUSE SPRING LEAGUE

Dates:  March 1 - May 30

Registration due February 28

Beginners or some experience: Kindergarten-8th grade

Fee:  $325.00 R/NR

Teams are recreational

   *Uniform - Pinnie & shorts included

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Online registration... Recreation
Posted on: February 18, 2020

New! Spring Bazaar & Craft Fair!

MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND OUR FIRST ANNUAL SPRING BAZAAR AND CRAFT FAIR ON SUNDAY, MARCH 15!

Clean out those closets! Get rid of old clothes, toys, books or household items you no longer use. Crafters, sign up to sell your crafty Items. See Rule Sheet for more ...

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Event Flyer Recreation
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Fun classes for Spring Break! Bricks for Kidz Lego classes! All happening soon at the Rec Dept!

Check out the educational and exciting classes coming to the Rec Dept!

Jurassic Brick Land

Mondays, February 24-March 16, 6:00-7:00 pm

Students will build a world that comes to life with a gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T. Rex and mo...

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Online registration... Recreation

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