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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Watering Restrictions Begin Thursday, June 17

Due to a regional drought throughout the upper Midwest, the Village is taking steps to conserve water. Effective Thursday, June 17, residents and businesses are asked to reduce demand by watering lawns and gardens every other day. The last digit ...

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Community News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

West Nile Cases Identified in Mosquitoes

The Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District (DVMAD) has identified the first positive mosquito cases of West Nile Virus in the area. While this is not unexpected, it is earlier than in past years. Residents are urged to take precautions to avoid con...

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Community News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Tuesday Topics, from President Gallagher

This week: Restore Illinois Phase 5, Household Clean-Up Day, water bills, air traffic, and more...

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

You can also read President Gallagher's final Public Health Up...

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Community News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Sidewalk Shaving Program Begins June 14

The Village's annual sidewalk shaving program begins on Monday, June 14. Work will be starting in Field Park on Johnson Avenue, going east towards Gilbert Avenue, and will be performed by Safety Services & Assessments, SSA. Sidewalk shaving a...

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Community News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Full Board Packet

The full Board Packet for the June 14th meeting is on our website. It is a large packet and is broken into two parts. Part one can be viewed here, and part 2 can be viewed here.

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Community News
Posted on: May 6, 2021

State Enters Phase 5: Full Re-Opening

Governor Pritzker announced that the State of Illinois will enter Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois reopening plan on Friday, June 11. This phase includes the full re-opening of businesses and activities for the first time since a stay-at-home order was iss...

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Community News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

June Water Bills Delayed

June water bills (originally expected to go out this week) will be delayed by approximately two weeks due to software maintenance. The payment due date for this month's bills will be extended to accommodate the late mailing. Any questions should ...

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Community News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Concerns about Low Flying Aircraft

The Village has received numerous inquiries from residents concerned about low flying aircraft. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has not replied to the Village's most recent requests for additional information, but has said in the past th...

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Community News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

FCC Launches Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communications Commission program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic, by providing a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for...

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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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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Kidde Recalls Fire Alarms

The Department of Fire & EMS wants to alert residents that Kidde is recalling more than 200,000 combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms because they can fail to provide alerts about fires. The recalled alarms are "Kidde TruSense Smoke Alarms and...

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Fire & EMS
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: Restore Illinois Phase 5, Household Clean-Up Day, water bills, air traffic, and more...

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

You can also read President Gallagher's final Public Health Up...

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From the Village President

News Flash

Posted on: April 27, 2021

"Safer Together" with the WSPD's Camera Database System

WSPD invites residents to include their home security camera information in the "Safer Together" database system, for the purpose of potentially sharing footage if it may help resolve the investigation of an incident in their area. The goal of t...

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Law Enforcement Services

News Flash

Posted on: April 26, 2021

IDOT Construction on Ogden Avenue

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is resurfacing Ogden Avenue from I-294, continuing through the Village of Western Springs, beginning on April 26, 2021.  The project will include milling and resurfacing the existing pavement, and ...

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Municipal Services

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Summer Brochure Now Available!

The Recreation Department's Summer Activities Brochure is now available!  Registration begins April 16th at 8:30 AM.  Create an account at our new registration software RecDesk now to be ready for registration day!

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Recreation
Posted on: February 17, 2021

March-May Activities Brochure Now Available!

BROCHURE MAR APR MAY 2021 COVER

March-May Activities Brochure now available!  Registration begins Monday, February 22nd.

Recreation

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