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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Region 10 Meets Metrics Required to Advance to Tier 2 Mitigations

The suburban Cook County area, Region 10, has met the required metrics to advance to Tier 2 mitigations. 

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Community News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Pay Water Bills Online Using Green Pay

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Pay water bills online with Green Pay. With the Village's new online utility bill payment option, residents can receive water bills electronically, sign up for Auto Pay (ACH) from the bank, or pay with a credit or debit card (a $2.00 convenience fee appli...

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Green Pay Community News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Tuesday Topics, from President Gallagher

This week: COVID-19 Tier 2 mitigations, Well #5 update, pay water bills online, Recreation Department program registration, and more...

Read the current issue of Tuesday Topics.  

Previous issues can be found here.

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Community News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Metra Extends $10 All-Day Pass Through February

Metra is extending its $10 All-Day Pass offer through February 28, 2021. The All-Day Pass is good for unlimited rides on any and all Metra lines all day until 3 am the next morning. For most trips, the All-Day Pass costs less than two one-way fares. Read ...

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Community News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Register Online to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Information from CCDPH

**Update: The CCDPH website has been updated, and now specifies that the survey is intended for "...individual healthcare and essential workers who live or work in suburban Cook County, as well as suburban Cook County residents." They have issue...

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CCDPH Individual Vaccination Registration Form Community News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Refuse & Recycling Reminders

Important Refuse & Recycling Reminders

 

Electronic waste require bulk item stickers, and must be scheduled by calling LRS directly. 

As per the LRS contract with the Village, the price for blue waste sticke...

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Community News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Village Announces Retirement of Fire Chief Patrick Kenny, and Promotion of Chief Michael Kelly

The Village of Western Springs has issued a press release announcing the upcoming retirement of Fire Chief Patrick Kenny, and the subsequent promotion of Deputy Chief Michael Kelly to the role of Chief of the Department of Fire & EMS. Chief Brian Scot...

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Community News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

LRS 2021 Sticker and Collection Rates

As per the LRS contract with the Village, the price for blue waste stickers will increase to $3.11 on January 1, 2021. 

Collection rates will increase slightly as per the chart below, which is also available in the Provider Guide on the website:&a...

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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: 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: December 11, 2020

2021 Roadway Projects Map

An interactive 2021 Roadway Projects map is now available on the Village website. The map includes information on project scope, estimated schedules and funding sources. Roadways outlined for 2021 are subject to change due to budget, con...

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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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Community News

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News Flash

Posted on: November 2, 2020

New Smoke Detector Law in Illinois

A new law regarding smoke detectors has been passed in Illinois. The new law requires Illinois residents to replace their smoke detectors with the type that has a long-term, 10-year sealed battery.

By the end of 2022, single and multi-family homes that are...

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Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Fire & EMS

News Flash

Posted on: January 19, 2021

Tuesday Topics from President Gallagher

This week: COVID-19 Tier 2 mitigations, Well #5 update, pay water bills online, Recreation Department program registration, and more...

Read the current issue of Tuesday Topics.  

Read previous issues here. 

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From the Village President

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News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2021

In person fitness classes begin this week!

In person fitness classes begin Wednesday. Go to https://wsprings.recdesk.com to see all of the programs and register or click on the individual program links below:

Total Body Conditioning (O’Donnell) – 1/20, Wednesday https://wsprings...

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Recreation
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Region 10 moves to Tier 2 mitigations

Region 10 has moved to Tier 2 mitigations.  In-person classes to resume on Wednesday, 1/20.  Detailed information can be found here.

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Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: November 11, 2020

2021 Grand Avenue Improvements Project - New Project Page and News Flash Category

A new project page for the 2021 Grand Avenue Roadway and Proposed Green Infrastructure improvements project has been created. The page describes the project, outlines proposed improvements and provides access to previous and future documents. Please use t...

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Grand Avenue Roadway Reconstruction Project Road Construction Projects
Posted on: November 6, 2020

2020 Clausen Avenue - West Lane is Now Open for Public use

The west lane of Clausen Avenue will be available for public use today. At this time, Clausen Avenue will also revert back to a two-way street. Please be advised that the following work still needs to be completed in 2020:

  • Restoration of Parkways (grading,...
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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: September 11, 2020

2021 Grand Avenue Improvements Project - First Public Meeting Recording

On September 9, 2020, the Village hosted a public meeting for residents of Grand Avenue (Linden Circle to Lawn Drive) to discuss the 2021 Grand Avenue Improvements project. The purpose of the meeting was to introduce improvements to the roadway and implem...

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Road Construction Projects