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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Full Board Packet

The full Board Packet for the May 10th Special Meeting has been added to our website and can be viewed here.

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Community News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

State to Enter "Bridge to Phase 5" of Re-opening on May 14.

Gov. Pritzker announced that the State of Illinois will enter the "bridge to phase 5" of his Restore Illinois reopening plan on Friday, May 14, which will loosen restrictions in anticipation of the state fully reopening by June 11. The "bri...

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Community News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Western Springs French Market Begins on Sunday May 9

French Market season begins this Sunday, May 9, from 9 am - 1pm. The market is located on Hillgrove Avenue, in front of the water tower, and operates each Sunday through the end of October.

To learn more, visit: https://wsprings.com/352/French-Market

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Community News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Metra Ridership Dashboard and Next Gen Railcars

Ridership Dashboard:

As ridership continues to increase (surpassing 30,000 passenger trips on a single day last week for the first time since March 2020), Metra is working to inform their riders of the level of crowding on each train. Using the Ridership D...

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Community News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Tuesday Topics, from President Gallagher

This week: "Safer Together" with the WSPD, French market, Drinking Water Awareness Week, Fire Department recruitment, and more...

Read the current issue of Tuesday Topics. Previous issues can be found here.

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Community News
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Become a Paid-On-Call Firefighter in Western Springs

The Department of Fire & EMS is recruiting for their January 2022 Fire Academy. If you live in or near Western Springs; are over age 18; and are energetic, committed and physically fit, consider joining their team! Potential candidates who are interes...

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Community News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

BNSF Vegetation Removal Continues

This week the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) continued the removal of trees and landscaping within their right-of-way. In general, the BNSF right-of-way spans 20 feet to the north and south, from the center of the tracks. In 2020, the BNSF began vege...

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