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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Thanksgiving Message from Regional Mayors

An important Thanksgiving message from regional mayors of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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Community News
Posted on: November 25, 2020

WSPD Awarded Sixth Consecutive Reaccreditation from CALEA

The Western Springs Police Department is proud to announce its sixth consecutive reaccreditation award from the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). They were also recognized with a special award for their continuous commit...

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Community News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Leaf Pickup Program Ends Next Week

*Update*: All leaves must be out by Sunday, November 29. Public Works staff will make one final pass through the Village during the first week of December.

Leaf pickup begins on Monday October 19 and runs through the first week of December. The Public Work...

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Community News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

LRS Holiday Schedule and Final Yard Waste Pick Up

This week Thursday/Friday pick up will be delayed a day due to the Thanksgiving holiday. This is also the final week of the season for yard waste pick up by LRS.

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Community News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Holiday Light Recycling

Recycle holiday lights by placing strands of lights in the drop boxes at Village Hall, Village True Value Hardware, and Thomas Ford Library. Lights will be collected between November 20 - January 31, during business, hours, with face coverings required to...

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Community News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Tuesday Topics, from President Gallagher

This week: Tier 3 mitigations, a virtual grand opening celebration, holiday cheer from the Recreation Department, recreational cannabis, and more...

Read the current issue here.

You can also read President Gallagher's most recent Public Health Statement to ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Thomas ford Library Temporarily Closed

A message from the Thomas Ford Memorial Library: 

The Library is temporarily closed from November 23rd to December 7th.

 

Due to staff exposure to COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, the library will be closed to the public from 11...

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Community News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Tier 3 Resurgence Mitigations to Begin November 20

All 11 regions in Illinois will return to Tier 3 mitigations, effective Thursday, November 20.

Learn more at  https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/restore-illinois-mitigation-plan and at www.wsprings.com/covid19..

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Community News
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Water Bills: bank payments require correct address

Whether you pay bills by mail or using bank paper payment transactions, please be sure to verify all bill payment addresses.  

 

Residents using their banks to pay their bills may have experienced a recent problem with water bill payments....

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Community News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Tower Topics Newsletter Available Online

The November/December issue of Tower Topics is now available online and will be mailed out to residents. Learn more, and view previous issues online at: https://wsprings.com/98/Newsletter.

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Community News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Village Extends State of Emergency, Pres. Gallagher Signs Executive Order

At the November 9 meeting, the Board of Trustees extended the Village's declaration of a state of emergency. Immediately following, President Gallagher signed Executive Order 2020-06, tolling the application and review period for small cell wirel...

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Community News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Changes to Street Parking During a Snow Event

In January 2020, the Village Board approved a change to on-street parking restrictions
during snow events. 

On-street parking is no longer permitted after a snowfall of 2inches or more – a change from the previous measure of ...

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Community News
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Covid-19 Resurgence Mitigations for Suburban Cook County

Illinois public health officials announce increased restrictions for suburban Cook County, effective October 28. 

Read the press release here. 

Learn more at: www.wsprings.com/covid19

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Community News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

BNSF Railroad Bridge Project - Demolition of Existing Bridge

The BNSF railroad bridge project has moved into the next phase, and all trains are now operating on the shoo-fly structure. Demolition work to remove the existing bridge will begin as early as October 26. Work is anticipated to take place both during the ...

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