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Posted on: October 21, 2020

K9 Training in Old Town North

The Cook County Sheriffs Office is doing K9 training in Old Town North this morning.  So if you see officers along with dogs in the neighborhoods, just be advised that this is only training exercises. They will primarily be in the area of Sereda ...

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Community News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Smoke Testing the Sanitary Sewer System

Smoke Testing Area

**Update: Due to wet weather and ground conditions, smoke testing has been delayed until at least Thursday, October 22, and possibly until next week.**

Beginning October 19, the Village and RJN Group are smoke testing portions of the sanitary sewer system....

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Additional Info... Community News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Halloween Festivities Guidance

As with many annual traditions, Halloween festivities will take place differently this year, to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. 

La Grange, La Grange Park, Western Springs, and Countryside have issued recommendations for Trick-or-Trea...

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Community News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Leaf Pickup Program

Leaf pickup begins on Monday October 19 and runs through the first week of December. The Public Works Department needs your help to ensure that leaf pickup is safe and efficient:

  • Only leaves may be raked into the gutter - no branches, lawn clippin...
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Community News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Pumpkin Smash Composting Event

Pumpkin Smash

 

The Pumpkin Smash is an annual community effort to divert pumpkins from landfills by providing locations for residents to drop off Jack-o-lanterns to be composted.*   This year the Village of Western Springs is partnering w...

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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 15, 2020

Advisory Referendum - Recreational Cannabis

 

Earlier this year, the Board of Trustees voted to include an advisory referendum question regarding the sale of recreational cannabis on the November 3 ballot.  An advisory referendum allows voters to make their views known on important...

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Community News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Metra Extends $10 All-Day Pass Through Year End

Metra is extending the $10 All-Day Pass through December 31. Read the Metra press release here

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Community News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Well #5 Construction Update

Well 5

There continues to be a lot of activity at the Well #5 construction site. In the coming days the well motor will be set, sealed, and the pump assembled. Column pipe is being mobilized and lengths of pipe will be pushed in the coming week. It is anticipate...

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Community News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Tuesday Topics, a Weekly Newsletter from President Gallagher

This week: Smoke testing, a scam warning, Halloween, and more...

Read the current edition of Tuesday Topics here.

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Community News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Vote Early!

Vote early in the 2020 election: 

The Cook County Clerk's Office has provided a list of early voting locations at https://www.cookcountyclerk.com/service/early-voting-locations

Suburban Cook County Voters can now see how long they may have...

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Community News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Soil Boring Near Tollway, Beginning October 12

Starting the week of October 12 and continuing for several weeks, Tollway crews have soil borings planned in the following areas: 

 

  • Adjacent to the Public Works yard and to the residences to the north
  • Adjacent to Western Avenue near Maple/...
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Community News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

PACE Bus Route 669 (Western Springs - Indian Head Park)

At the October 21 meeting of the Pace Board of Directors, a proposed 2021 budget will be released that, while balanced without fare increases, formalizes on-going service suspensions on 73 routes and schedule modifications on another 25 routes in place si...

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Community News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

47th Street Resurfacing by IDOT

On September 14, the Illinois Department of Transportation will begin a resurfacing project on 47th Street, from County Line Road through Western Springs. One lane in each direction will be maintained during construction, with full road re-opening anticip...

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Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Rave Alert and Smart911 - Register today!

The Village has migrated from the Code Red emergency notification system, to Rave Alert and Smart911. Registration is required for anyone who lives/works in Western Springs, and users can customize the types of messages they’d like to receive. P...

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