News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Overnight Street Parking Restrictions Suspended for Memorial Day Weekend

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The WSPD will suspend overnight street parking restrictions for the Memorial Day weekend - from the night of Friday May 27 until  the morning of Monday May 30. During this time, residents and/or their guests may park overnight on residential Vill...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 24, 2022

LRS Service Delayed One Day Due to Memorial Day Holiday

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LRS garbage and recycling collection service will be delayed by one day the week of May 30 - June 3, due to the Memorial Day Holiday.

You can see the 2022 holiday schedule here, or below: 

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Community News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

The Annual Tower Trot Returns on Saturday May 28!

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The 45th Annual Tower Trot will be held rain or shine on Saturday, May 28, 2022. The run is open to all ages and abilities using CARA age categories for awards, and is a chip-timed race. Registration is required and inc...

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Tower Trot 2022 Community News
Posted on: December 14, 2021

From the President, a newsletter from Alice Gallagher

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In this week's issue of "From the President," Alice Gallagher reviews items from the May 23 Board of Trustees meeting. Also: the Memorial Day parade,  overnight parking, French Market, Styrofoam recycling, and more...

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From the Village President
Posted on: May 25, 2022

ComEd's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

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ComEd encourages eligible households to apply for the Low
Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) - a federal program that helpsfamilies with energy costs. Deadline for applications is May 31, 2022.

Any customer experiencing difficulty paying the...

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Community News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Wolf Road Rehabilitation Project

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The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways (CCDOTH) will be rehabilitating Wolf Road this spring/summer. Work on Wolf Road will occur between Plainfield Road and 31st Street. This project includes curb and gutter repairs, asphalt pavement m...

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Community News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

WSPD Bike Safety Program for Kids

Bike Safety

NEW SESSION ADDED! Contact Offer Magnuson to register for a session on Tuesday June 28, from 9 - 10:30 am. 

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**Update: These programs are now full. 

The WSPD will offer a free bike safety program aimed towards children aged 5-8...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Long-term Lane Closures on Ogden Avenue

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Central Tri-State (I-294) Project: Ogden Avenue Roadway Reconstruction and Bridge Rehabilitation:

The Illinois Tollway has advised there will be long-term single lane closures along Ogden Avenue, beginning on Thursday, April 14, weather dependent. ...

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Community News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Tollway 47th Street Pedestrian Bridge Project

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Westbound 47th Street has been reduced to a single lane through spring 2022, for ongoing work related to the Central Tri-State Tollway(I-294) Pedestrian Bridge Project in Hinsdale and Western Springs.

The contractor is installing an access road entrance of...

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Community News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Hillgrove Avenue Project: Prospect Avenue to Public Works Facility

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As part of the Illinois Tollway’s reconstruction of the BNSF bridge, the Illinois Tollway is coordinating local watermain replacement and sewer work, as well as sidewalks and lighting, with the Village of Western Springs. This work began October...

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Community News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Woodland/Ogden Crosswalk Relocated as Part of Wolf Road Bike Path Project

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March 2022 update: The existing crosswalk located on Ogden/Woodland has been removed and relocated to a new, safer crossing at Ogden/Wolf, which connects directly to the new path. Please abide by the new crosswalk going forward.

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The bike path along Wo...

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Community News

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: December 14, 2021

From the President, a newsletter from Alice Gallagher

From the President letterhead masthead

In this week's issue of "From the President," Alice Gallagher reviews items from the May 23 Board of Trustees meeting. Also: the Memorial Day parade,  overnight parking, French Market, Styrofoam recycling, and more...

Read the c...

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From the Village President

News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2022

Sidewalk Repair Work Begins May 23

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Raise-Rite will be working throughout the Village during the week of May 23, to lift and grind sections of sidewalk that have been previously noted for repair. 

Municipal Services
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Cost Share Program to Reduce Basement Sewer Backups

Many older homes in the Village have gravity sewer systems that can back up when the Village's main line combined sewer surcharges.  Since the 1990s the Village has invested millions of dollars to improve its sanitary and combined sewer system, b...

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Overhead Sewer Cost Share Program Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2022

Overnight Street Parking Restrictions Suspended for Memorial Day Weekend

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The WSPD will suspend overnight street parking restrictions for the Memorial Day weekend - from the night of Friday May 27 until  the morning of Monday May 30. During this time, residents and/or their guests may park overnight on residential Vill...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: May 18, 2022

WSPD Bike Safety Program for Kids

Bike Safety

NEW SESSION ADDED! Contact Offer Magnuson to register for a session on Tuesday June 28, from 9 - 10:30 am. 

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**Update: These programs are now full. 

The WSPD will offer a free bike safety program aimed towards children aged 5-8...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Deputy Police Chief Retires

Western Springs Deputy Police Chief Daniel Albrecht has retired after more than twenty-two years of service. Read the press release here, or below. 

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Police Department
Posted on: May 3, 2022

WSPD Arrests Countryside Juvenile

Western Springs Police arrested a 14-year old Countryside male for Disorderly Conduct after an investigation stemming from his role in a physical altercation which resulted in injury that originally occurred on 4/27/22 at Lyons Township South High School ...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 2, 2022

WSPD Files Charges Against La Grange Juvenile

Western Springs Police filed criminal charges against a 16-year old La Grange, Illinois female juvenile for battery after an investigation stemming from her role in a physical altercation at Lyons Township South High School. Read the press release here&am...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: May 19, 2022

The Annual Tower Trot Returns on Saturday May 28!

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The 45th Annual Tower Trot will be held rain or shine on Saturday, May 28, 2022. The run is open to all ages and abilities using CARA age categories for awards, and is a chip-timed race. Registration is required and inc...

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Tower Trot 2022 Community News