Posted on: January 21, 2016

Sump Discharge Reminders

Roof drains, gutters and downspouts shall be in good repair and free from obstructions. Roof water shall not be discharged in a manner that creates a public nuisance. Please re-direct all sump discharge so that it does not flow onto adjacent properties an...Read on...

Community Development
Posted on: January 21, 2016

Holiday Lights Must be Removed by April 1, 2016

Holiday lights

Temporary electrical power and lighting installations shall be permitted for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days for holiday decorative lighting and similar purposes. Please have any and all exterior holiday lighting removed no later than Friday, Apri...Read on...

Community Development

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Village Staff and Volunteers Plant Butterfly Garden at The Depot

On September 21st, 2017, the Village teamed with The Conservation Foundation, the DuPage Monarch Project and local volunteers to plant butterfly gardens along the Great Western Trail near S. Villa at and the former (newly renovated) train depot. New plant...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Village of Villa Park Welcomes Wash-U to Town

Congratulations to Wash-U located at 780 N Addison Rd. The new car wash had a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, September 7th with the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce. Wash-U also began a fundraiser to donate $2 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association for...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Village of Villa Park Welcomes Wendy's to Town

Villa Park Chamber of Commerce members and Village officials welcomed Wendy's with a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 21st, 2017. The Wendy's Foundation also donated $500 to the Tri-Town YMCA to help send children to camp.The new location of the franchis...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Village of Villa Park Welcomes Bright Kids Academy to Town

Villa Park Chamber of Commerce members and Village officials welcomed Bright Kids Academy with a ribbon cutting ceremony on August 7th, 2017.The new location of the school is located at  29 E St. Charles Rd. Visit their website for more ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Village of Villa Park Welcomes More Brewing Company to Town

Villa Park Chamber of Commerce members and Village officials welcomed More Brewing Company with a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 12th, 2017. The new craft brewery and restaurant features beer brewed in-house and a full kitchen. It is located at 126 S. Vi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Village of Villa Park Welcomes 1st Garden Childcare to Town

The Village of Villa Park and the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce welcomed 1st Garden Childcare to town with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017. The new childcare center is located in Ovaltine Court (107 S. Villa Ave), and they can be ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 2, 2017

1st Garden Childcare Center Open for Registration

On Monday, June 5, 1st Garden Childcare Center is open for registration from 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. The new center is located in Ovaltine Court (107 S. Villa Ave), and they can be reached at (630) 279-1321 or (708) 334-4699. 

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Village Introduces New Special Event Packet

The Village Board recently approved the use of a new special event application packet that combines all applications for various requests/events in order to streamline the process. This new packet amends the daily liquor license fee to $75, amends the raf...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Village of Villa Park Welcomes Victoria's Mexican Cocina to Town

The Village of Villa Park and the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce welcomed Victoria's Mexican Cocina to town with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, February 17th, 2017. Victoria's is located at 345 W. North Avenue - get more informatio...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Villa Park Welcomes Two New Businesses

The Village of Villa Park and the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce welcomed Strong U Gym and Jackson Hewitt to town with a dual ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, February 3rd, 2017. Both businesses are new members of the Chamber of Commerce. 

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Park Art Center Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary!

Park Art Center patrons view an exhibit

The Park Art Center (PAC) at 9 E Park Blvd., has had an amazing inaugural year with exhibits, films, speakers, classes, fairs, and much more. For many people in the community this was their first opportunity to attend a gallery opening, art exhibits and t...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

The Odeum Celebrates 35 Years in Villa Park!

The Odeum building

The Odeum, founded and built by Emil and Phyllis Greco, is a family-owned and operated multi-use facility and is DuPage County’s largest sports and expo center. Over the years, with more than 130,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space and 14-acres of ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 25, 2016

Economic Development Director Jan Fiola Shares Updates Oct. 7, 2016

Economic Development Director Jan Fiola sat down with Cable Commissioner Al Stasch on Oct. 7, 2016 to talk about exciting developments, recent changes and new businesses in Villa Park.

Watch the video below to get all the details about the latest economic ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Villa Park Welcomes Firehouse Subs to North Avenue

Firehouse Subs Ribbon Cutting

Village Officials and members of the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce welcomed Firehouse Subs to Villa Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 14.

The national sandwich chain, founded by a pair of firemen brothers, specializes in hot subs and submarine sand...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Villa Park Welcomes Dunkin' Donuts to North Avenue

Villa Park officials welcomed Dunkin' Donuts to North Avenue with a ribbon cutting

Villa Park Chamber of Commerce members and Village officials welcomed Dunkin' Donuts, 298 W. North Ave., to the new outlot building on North Avenue with a ribbon cutting Sept. 30, 2016.

The new Dunkin' Donuts features a drive thru and outdoor patio in the ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Harley-Davidson Wild Fire Event Center Celebrates Grand Opening

Harley-Davidson Wild Fire Celebrates New Event Center

Harley-Davidson Wild Fire celebrated its new event center with a grand opening July 30, 2016.

The dealership sports a freshly painted exterior, newly expanded parking lot and a brand new events center complete with a stage and fire pit. Harley-Davidson Wil...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Villa Park Welcomes Before U Demo

Before U Demo Opens in Villa Park

The Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and Village officials celebrated Before U Demo's grand opening with a ribbon cutting June 10, 2016.

Before U Demo, located at 633 N. Addison Road in Villa Park, reclaims and resells used building materials, fixtures, appl...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Garden Station Developer Presents Project Update

Garden Station Open House

The developer of the Garden Station project planned for the Northeast side of the Villa Park Metra Station recently presented an update and answered questions from the community.

The project plans to bring five levels of luxury apartments above ground-...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

Route 64 Auto Repair Celebrates its Grand Reopening

Route 64 Ribbon Cutting

The Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and Village officials celebrated Route 64 Auto Repair's Grand Reopening with a ribbon cutting May 26, 2016.

The family owned and operated business is a full-service preventive maintenance and automotive repair center. The...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Guidance Realty Celebrates Grand Opening

Guidance Realty Ribbon Cutting

Guidance Realty celebrated the grand opening of its Villa Park (100 E. Roosevelt Road, Unit 44 & 45) location May 14.

The office is the company's first in the Chicago area. Other branches operate in Florida, New York and northern Virginia.

Guidance Real...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Choose DuPage and workNet DuPage to Host Info Session

For National Small Business Week, Choose DuPage and workNet DuPage have partnered to host a small business info session May 5.

The event will take place at the Choose DuPage/workNet DuPage Offices – 2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 303, Lisle, IL 60532 on Thurs...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Villa Park to Host Real Estate Brokers and Business Owners Meeting

The Village of Villa Park invites Real Estate Brokers and Business Owners to a complimentary lunch and learn from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 13, 2016 at Allegra Restaurant and Banquet Hall, 237 W. St. Charles Road.

Join us to learn why Villa Park is a &...

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

Villa Park Welcomes New Businesses to Roosevelt Road

Join Village officials and the Villa Park Chamber of Commerce in welcoming two new businesses to Roosevelt Road March 4.

Anytime Fitness, located at 133 W. Roosevelt Road, is now open. The 24-hour facility allows members to work out on their own time. Pers...

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Posted on: January 11, 2016

Villa Avenue Business Owners to Hold Meeting

Building and business owners on or around Old Towne Villa Ave. are invited to a meeting Jan. 21.

Who: Building and Business owners on or around Old Towne Villa Ave.

When: Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Villa Park Historical Museum, 220 S. Villa...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 17, 2015

National Retailers Coming to North Avenue

New outlot building coming to North Park Plaza

The North Park Plaza will be adding a new 13,000-square-foot out lot building along North Avenue, next to White Castle. Among the building’s new tenants Villa Park residents can look forward to a Chipotle with outdoor seating and a Dunkin Donuts with a dr...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

U.S. Renal Care Celebrates New Home Therapies Program

U.S. Renal Care Home Therapies Ribbon Cutting

U.S. Renal Care celebrated its Home Therapies program Oct. 28, 2015. The program allows patients to choose home dialysis.

During the U.S. Renal Care open house, guest were invited to tour the facility and learn about home therapy options for dialysis. ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

New Businesses Open on South Villa Avenue

South Villa Avenue Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held to celebrate three new businesses to South Villa Avenue Oct. 16.

Learn to make your own pottery as well as fused glass and metal clay jewelry through various classes and workshops at Salt Creek Pottery located at 48 ...Read on...

Watch a video of the ribbon cuttings. Economic Development
Posted on: November 18, 2015

Congratulations, Aldi!

Villa Park Aldi

Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA) named Aldi the 2015 Illinois Retailer of the Year. Villa Park is the proud home to two of the award-winning retailer’s locations. Aldi has locations at 400 West North Avenue and 1630 South Ardmore Avenue in Vil...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 19, 2015

Economic Development Commission Hosts St. Charles Road Business Owners’ Meeting

St. Charles Road Business Owners Meeting

Economic Development Director Jan Fiola recently welcomed business owners to Allegra Banquets & Restaurant to learn about the many resources available to Villa Park businesses. Presenters included Choose DuPage, DuPage Convention and Visitor’s Bureau,...Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: November 18, 2015

St. Charles Road Welcomes New Look, Businesses

St. Charles Road Ribbon Cutting

The Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and Village officials held a ribbon cutting July 30, 2015 for several businesses located in the newly renovated building at 328-336 East St. Charles Road in Villa Park.

Joyce Slone of Slone Commercial, LLC recently renova...

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

Kenilworth TIF Façade Assistance Program Takes Off

TIF Check Presentation

The Façade Assistance Program in the Kenilworth TIF area (mostly along Villa Avenue between St. Charles Road and Park Boulevard) is well on its way to enhancing many Villa Park businesses.

Since its 2015 launch, the program has already proved to be an incr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 27, 2015

Preserving Pioneer Garden and Feed

Pioneer Garden and Feed

What began as a feed store in 1918 has grown into a Villa Park icon known as Pioneer Garden and Feed.

“People would be brokenhearted if it went away,” says Angie Rojek explaining why she and her husband Tony purchased the store in April 2015.

Like so many V...

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

Allegra Banquets and Restaurant expands to Villa Park

Allegra Banquets Ribbon Cutting

Allegra Banquets and Restaurant brings decades-worth of restaurant business knowledge to Villa Park. Tony Maciuszek, the owner, has been in the restaurant business for the past 23 years.

For the past eight years his Allegra Banquets and Restaurant location...

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Posted on: April 21, 2015

J & R Cycle & Ski celebrates move to Villa Park

J and R Cycle and Ski Ribbon Cutting

J & R Cycle & Ski celebrated its recent move to Villa Park with a ribbon cutting April 15th.

Bob Pecora, owner of J & R Cycle & Ski in Villa Park says he hasn't worked a day in his life. Considering he started at the bicycle store, which he...

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

Villa Park welcomes SAVI Motors & Dazzle Hand Wash & Detail

SAVI Motors grand opening

The Villa Park Chamber of Commerce and Village officials welcomed SAVI Motors to Villa Park with a ribbon cutting April 10th.

When John Savinos joined forces with Kevin Saedi to open a one-of-a-kind used car dealership that also offers premium detailing ...

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SAVI Motors Economic Development
Posted on: March 13, 2015

Facade assistance program available

Facade Assistance Program

Now building owners have an opportunity to help improve the appearance of Villa Avenue and other buildings in and adjacent to the Kenilworth Tax Increment Financing District.

A one-time 50% rebate up to a maximum of $20,000 per building is available to the...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 4, 2015

SRT Outdoors expands to new location, stays in Villa Park

SRT Outdoors ribbon cutting

Because of SRT Outdoors’ success in Villa Park, the hunting and fishing retailer is moving to a larger location in town.

Scott Therrien, owner of SRT Outdoors, chose to stay in Villa Park after about 1.5 successful years at his 55 S. Villa Ave. location. T...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 4, 2015

Old Town Villa Ave. businesses promote shopping local

Villa Ave. and Park Blvd. street signs

Several Villa Park business owners have collaborated to launch a new Facebook page promoting Old Town Villa Ave.

“It’s not a business owner’s association. It’s a neighborhood,” explained Gayle Baker who owns the Rampant Lion Celtic Traders store at 47 S. V...

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Old Town Villa Ave. Facebook Economic Development

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Villa Park Fire Department Awarded FEMA Grant to Replace Breathing Apparatus

The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) recently awarded the Villa Park Fire Department a grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant to purchase 26 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) compliant Self Contained Breathing Appar...Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: April 25, 2016

Equipped for Emergency

Medic 82 Arrives

This May, Villa Park’s newest medic unit hit the road, Medic #82. It is the latest in Villa Park’s aggressive replacement plan for aging fire apparatus, which Villa Park’s 2014 Strategic Plan designates as the no. 1 long-term...

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Villa Park Strategic Plan Summary Fire Department
Posted on: January 18, 2016

Villa Park Fire Chief Elected President of DuPage County Fire Chiefs

Villa Park Fire Chief Ron Rakosnik

On Jan. 9, 2016, Villa Park Fire Chief Ron Rakosnik was sworn in as President of the DuPage County Fire Chiefs.

Previously, Chief Rakosnik served two years as Treasurer and one year as Vice President of DuPage County Fire Chiefs. During the organization’s ...

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Fire Department
Posted on: November 25, 2015

Christmas Tree Safety

Did You Know That…

- According to the most recent National Fire Prevention Association statistics, four of every five Christmas tree fires occurred in December and January. Of the 10 days with the largest shares of Christmas tree fires, none were before D...

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Fire Department
Posted on: October 19, 2015

Villa Park Paramedics Treat 11 for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Villa Park Fire Department logo

A total of 11 people were transported to area hospitals from a single Villa Park residence following exposure to high levels of carbon monoxide Sunday morning.

Just before 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, Villa Park paramedics responded to a call for a teen sufferi...

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Carbon Monoxide Tips Fire Department
Posted on: September 17, 2015

Villa Park Welcomes Newest Firefighter/Paramedics

New Firefighter Paramedics 2015.jpg

VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Board of Trustees welcomed the two newest firefighter/paramedics to the Villa Park Fire Department on Sept. 14, 2015.

During the Board meeting, Villa Park Fire Chief Ron Rakosnik recognized Jeff Brown and Steve Lyons for complet...

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Posted on: July 30, 2015

Villa Park Named in Regional Grant to Fund Emergency Vehicle Driver Simulator

Through a cooperative effort, Villa Park firefighters will train on an emergency vehicle driver simulator funded in large part by a regional grant.

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced on July 24 that the Departmen...

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Posted on: June 30, 2015

New grant-funded fire engine arrives in Villa Park

New Engine 81

The Villa Park Fire Department showed off the brand new Fire Engine 81 during the annual 4th of July Parade sponsored by the Villa Park VFW.

The custom-made Pierce Impel engine sports energy efficient LED lights, a 1,500-gallon-per-minute pump and 750 gall...

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Fire Department

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Don't Miss Mom and Son Night at Sugar Creek Golf Course!

Mom and Son Night

Cowabunga Dudes! Grab your mom and join your favorite heroes in a half shell for a night of totally awesome fun.

Young men and their special date are invited to enjoy an exciting evening at Sugar Creek Golf Course. You will be treated to a pizza and pa...Read on...

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Posted on: March 14, 2016

The Villa Park Bunny is Hopping Around Town

Villa Park Bunny

VILLA PARK - The Bunny invites Villa Park kids to these fun activities:

March 18

Baking with the Bunny

Come out and bake Easter goodies! While the delicious goodies are baking, children will participate in a variety of holiday activities highlighted by a...

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Posted on: February 24, 2016

Chicago Fire Coaches to Host Villa Park Soccer Camp

Soccer In The Community Clinic

Villa Park's Spring Soccer league registration is right around the corner. Check out the dates below. Practices start the week of March 21. Practice days can be chosen during priority registration. Soccer games run April 9 through May 21.

Villa Park Soccer...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 3, 2015

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Approved

The Villa Park Village Board passed the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Oct. 26, 2015.

The Villa Park Parks Master Plan has undergone a lengthy planning and public input process that has yielded a detailed set of Recommendations and Priorities for “charti...

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Parks and Recreation Master Plan Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Village Says Farewell to Police Chief Bob Pavelchik

The Village says goodbye to Villa Park Police Chief Robert "Bob" Pavelchik on his last day, May 19, 2017, as he retires and starts a new chapter.

Police
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Villa Park Police Explorers Host Pancake Breakfast

On May 7th, 2017 from 8:00 a.m.-noon, join the Villa Park Police Explorer Post for an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at the Villa Park VFW (39 E St Charles Rd). 

The breakfast is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children under the age of 1...

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Police
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Join the Villa Park Citizen Police Academy

The Villa Park Police Department is proud to bring back the Citizen Police Academy program. The Citizen Police Academy is a program designed to give participants a working knowledge of the Villa Park Police Department and how the department interacts with...

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Police
Posted on: September 6, 2016

Villa Park Police Seek Information Related to Home Invasion

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at 7 a.m., Villa Park Police officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of North Wisconsin for a home invasion. Officers located the victim, a 64-year-old Villa Park resident, who reported being confronted by an individua...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Metropolitan Alliance of Police

The Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP) is the labor union representing Patrol Officers employed by the Villa Park Police Department for collective bargaining and legal representation purposes. Typically, M.A.P. solicits all residents and businesses wit...Read on...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Villa Park to Participate in 'America's Night Out Against Crime'

National Night Out 2016

Villa Park Chief of Police Robert Pavelchik announces that on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 neighborhoods throughout Villa Park are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “33rd Annual National Night Out” crime and drug preventio...Read on...

Police
Posted on: July 15, 2016

A Letter to Residents from Police Chief Pavelchik

Read Chief of Police Pavelchik's complete letter to Villa Park residents on July 15, 2016 here.

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Villa Park Police Join Forces with Agencies Statewide for 2016 Illinois Speed Awareness Day

During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 27, the Villa Park Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2014, speed was the rea...

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Crime-free Housing Addendum Information

The Village of Villa Park works with landlords to eliminate nuisances and safeguard properties within the Village.

The crime free addendum is utilized as a part of every lease executed by an owner, agent or management company or operator. The addendum stat...

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Crime Free Lease Addendum Police
Posted on: May 16, 2016

Don't Miss the Annual Cop on a Rooftop Fundraiser for Special Olympics

Cop on a Rooftop 2015

Visit Dunkin’ Donuts at Johnson’s Lighthouse, 1 W. St. Charles Road in Villa Park between 5 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 20 for Cop on a Rooftop.

The annual event raises funds for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois. Each year, Villa Park of...

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Villa Park Police Awarded for Special Olympics Support

Law Enforcement Torch Run Award

The Villa Park Police Department recently received an award for its outstanding financial support of the 2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

The Department raised $6,556.82 for the 2015 Torch Run, which supports Special Olympics Illinois.

E...

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Police
Posted on: January 19, 2016

Villa Park Deputy Chief of Police Graduates from Northwestern Center for Public Safety

Deputy Chief Dan McCann

Deputy Chief Daniel McCann has graduated from Northwestern University's Center for Public Safety.

The Villa Park Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Deputy Chief Daniel McCann from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC)...

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Police
Posted on: December 24, 2015

Villa Park Police Deliver Presents to Local Families

Villa Park Police help Santa deliver presents

Santa enlisted the help of the Villa Park Police Department Dec. 23 to give gifts to local families who might not otherwise receive any this holiday season.

Members of the Villa Park Police Department and their families assembled with lists in hand at the ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

Honey, “Where’s My Car?”

Warming your car up by leaving it running, unattended is tempting in cold weather. However, it is dangerous and illegal.

During the winter months many citizens start their vehicles and let the engines run while sitting in driveways or parking lots unattend...

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Police
Posted on: December 7, 2015

Villa Park Police and Fire Honored by District 45 Students

Destination Imagination event

Villa Park Police Chief Bob Pavelchik and Officer Tim Walsh, along with public safety personnel from Villa Park Fire, Lombard Police & Fire, and York Center Fire, all participated in the School District 45 “Destination Imagination” program, Sunday, De...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Villa Park Police Offer Vacation Watch Program

Villa Park Police logo

The Villa Park Police Department offers all residents the opportunity to request an extra watch for their home while they are on vacation. The free program is offered year-round as a courtesy to residents and alerts police that patrol your neighborhood th...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Winter Driving Tips

Snow plow

Driving in winter weather conditions can be hazardous. Unless an emergency has occurred, it’s always best to stay off the roads. If you must drive, allow yourself extra time to reach your destination.

Here are a few tips for driving in winter wea...

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Police
Posted on: November 3, 2015

Villa Park Police Remind Residents to Lock Car Doors

Villa Park Police logo

Villa Park Police have identified an offender following a string of car burglaries that occurred Monday (Nov. 2, 2015) night, but residents are reminded to always lock their car doors.

Overnight on Nov. 2, 2015, four car burglaries were reported in the 600...

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Police
Posted on: October 28, 2015

Villa Park Police Issue Community Alert

On October 28, 2015 at approximately 7:40 AM, members of the Villa Park Police were alerted to a battery, which occurred on the Great Western Trail between Harvard and Westmore. The victim related while walking alone on the Great Western Trail, a male whi...

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Police
Posted on: September 17, 2015

Villa Park Honors Retired Police Canine

Inoe Retires

VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Board of Trustees recognized retired Villa Park Police Canine Inoe and his handler Officer Bryan Hruby for their service to the citizens of Villa Park on Sept. 14, 2015.

After eight years of dedicated service to Villa Park...Read on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Villa Park Provides Meeting Place for Craigslist Transactions

Villa Park Police

After a handful of high-profile crimes involving Craigslist buyers or sellers being victimized, the Villa Park Police Department is joining departments around the country by providing a designated location for such transactions.

In an effort to reduce the ...

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Police

Posted on: November 8, 2016

Street Sweeping in Villa Park

In Villa Park, the Streets Division within the Public Works Department is responsible for street sweeping along with many other road maintenance projects along the Village’s 70 miles of roadway.

The Village is divided into eight sections for street sweepin...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Villa Park to Flush Water Mains in May 2016

The Village of Villa Park will be performing its semi-annual water main flushing operation in May. This is a necessary maintenance procedure to clear the mains of rust deposits and to check fire hydrants for proper operation.

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Public Works
Posted on: December 1, 2015

Avoid Frozen Pipes

Water pipes are more susceptible to freezing this time of year when the air temperature outside is below freezing for more than a few days. To avoid frozen pipes make sure your basement is heated where the water meter and water pipes are located. Also ins...Read on...

Public Works
Posted on: December 26, 2015

Christmas Tree Chipping Available

Roy Strom will be picking up Christmas trees during the first two full weeks of January 2016 (Jan. 4-15) to recycle rather than placing them in landfills. Please remove ornaments, lights, wiring, and any decorations. Remove plastic bags and any string or ...Read on...

Public Works
Posted on: November 30, 2015

When will my street be plowed?

Arterial Roads

The Village of Villa Park’s Public Works Department is responsible for snow and ice control on all streets within the corporate limits, except for North Avenue, Roosevelt Road, and Route 83, which are maintained by the Illinois Department of Tra...

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Public Works

Posted on: December 4, 2017

Village achieves budgeting recognition award for 25th consecutive year

The Village of Villa Park has received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2017 annual budget. This is the 25th consecutive year that Villa Park has achieved this recognition.

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

19th Annual Joyful Traditions

Sponsored by the Village of Villa Park and Villa Park Chamber of Commerce, this year's Joyful Traditions festival will feature a tree lighting ceremony, photos with Santa, trolley and horse wagon rides, tasting tent, strolling carolers, and more!...

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Posted on: November 24, 2017

Liquid cooking oil recycling

SCARCE will collect your liquid cooking oil at TWO Villa Park locations this holiday weekend:

  • TODAY (Nov. 24), 8am-3pm, at Salt Creek Sanitary District, 201 IL Route 83 (entrance from northbound lanes only); and
  • TOMORROW (Sat), 9am-12noon, at a temporary 1-...
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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Villa Park Public Library hosts Shop Small Scavenger Hunt

From Saturday, November 25 through Thursday, November 30, the Villa Park Public Library is hosting a Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt in Villa Park—an annual shopping tradition dedicated to supporting small businesses. To participate:

  1. Visit the Villa...
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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Giving DuPage offers volunteer opportunities

Is your school, family, company, faith/community group, or other non-profit organization looking to fulfill volunteer service hours? By participating in the Do GOOD DuPage campaign, you can transform the greater Villa Park community and assist Giving DuPa...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 17, 2017

LifeSource Donor Center in Villa Park Seeking Donors

Every two seconds, someone needs blood. Since blood cannot be manufactured, LifeSource depends on the generosity of its donors to give blood. Furthermore, the holidays present many challenges for blood donation centers like LifeSource, as many regular don...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Metra Commuter Parking Reminders

Metra Parking Graphic

The Village of Villa Park wishes to remind those using the Villa Park Metra Station of protocol regarding both daily and permit parking.

Numbered daily parking spots and non-numbered quarterly permit spots are available in both the north and south lots. Th...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Musical Performance at Historical Museum

On Sunday, November 12 at 2 p.m., violinist Peter Herz will give a musical performance at the Villa Park Historical Museum following a brief annual meeting of the Historical Society. After the performance, guests can enjoy the museum's new exhibits. Light...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Pumpkin Smash 2017

Pumpkin Smash flier

Bring your jack-o-lanterns to Village Hall's parking lot for a smashing — and environmentally friendly — good time.In partnership with SCARCE (School and Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education) and the Environmental Concerns Commissio...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 30, 2017

Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours

Whether your costume's sweet, scary, or something in between, the Village of Villa Park wishes you a happy and safe Halloween! This year's official trick-or-treating hours take place on Tuesday, October 31, from 3-7 p.m. Residents can elect to pa...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Drug Take Back Program

In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Villa Park Police Department is hosting a Drug Take Back event on Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Here, community members can bring expired or unneeded prescription medications to the...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Open House Events Seek Public Input on Zoning Ordinance Updates

The Village of Villa Park is hosting a number of Open House events to receive public input on a draft Zoning Ordinance Update document. One Open House will be held at the Villa Park Public Library (305 S. Ardmore Ave) on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 1-3 ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

ComEd Offers Ways for Customers to Fall into Savings During National Energy Awareness Month

From ComEd Media Relations

CHICAGO (October 10, 2017) – October is National Energy Awareness Month and ComEd is encouraging customers to take advantage of offers within the ComEd Energy Efficiency Program to help them save on energy costs this fa...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Zoning Ordinance Draft Available Online for Community Feedback

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The Village of Villa Park has not updated its zoning ordinance in nearly 50 years — but that's about to change.

We are preparing a comprehensive update on the Village's zoning ordinances and are seeking input from residents and businesses.

To view...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Extended Leaf Pickup Dates

Though free leaf pickup was originally scheduled to begin on October 23, the Village will now be able to extend this service an extra week.

Now, the official dates for leaf collection are October 16 to December 8.

Residents can dispose of an unlimited numbe...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

CLARIFICATION: Yellow Yard Waste Collection Tags & Bin Stickers

The most recent flier issued about "Yard Waste Collection Dos and Don'ts" mentioned "prepaid Yellow Yard Waste Tag(s)" and "Free stickers (...) available at Public Works."

The Village wishes to clarify that these two types of ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Washington Street Green Infrastructure Improvements

Construction of the Washington Street Green Infrastructure Improvements has now reached the point that the contractor is ready to begin installing new curb and gutter and driveway aprons. During this time, crews will be setting a string line and preparing...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 21, 2017

2017 Street Improvement Project

As part of the 2017 Street Improvement Project, a portion of Adams Street from Ardmore Avenue to Harvard Avenue was paved today, and is now open to all traffic. However, the portion of Adams from Harvard Avenue to Addison Avenue requires additional work, ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Lane Closures in Place on St. Charles Road Bridge

On Monday, September 18th at approximately 9:00 a.m. two lanes of the St. Charles Road Bridge, east of Villa Avenue approaching Rte. 83, will be intermittently closed for the installation of several steel support beams. 

Work will begin on Monday,...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 6, 2017

DU-COMM Seeking Entry Level Telecommunicators

DuPage Public Safety Communications and Northwest Central Dispatch System are hiring for entry level Telecommunicators. 

A career as a Telecommunicator might be right for you if:

  • You crave a fast paced multi-tasking position that will test your ski...
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Download flyer here. Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Villa Park Finance Department to Open Early on Wednesdays

Effective Wednesday, September 6th, 2017, the Village of Villa Park Finance Department will open at 7:00 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m. on Wednesdays. 

The early start time is intended to accommodate the schedules of residents who have conflicting obli...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Villa Park Fire and Police Departments to Host "Seat Check Saturday"

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Get your car seats inspected by Certified Child Passenger Safety Seat Technicians at the Villa Park Fire and Police Departments' "Seat Check Saturday" event on Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Villa Park Fire Station #81 (14...

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Download the flyer here. Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 25, 2017

UPDATE: St. Charles Road Bridge Weight Restriction

Following notice from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) that the rating of the St. Charles Road Bridge over Salt Creek has been lowered, a weight restriction of 15 tons max has taken effect. The new limit does not restrict ambulances from u...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Village Offices Closed for Labor Day - Garbage Collection Delayed

Village offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day. They will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, September 5th at 9:00 a.m.

Additionally, garbage collection will be delayed by one day throughout the week of Septemb...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Village Board Meetings to be Held at 7:00 p.m.

Starting with the next Village Board Meeting on Monday, August 28th, the official time for Board Meetings will be changed from 7:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This time change is to reflect more current and common municipal practices.

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Villa Park Fire Department Awarded $11,984 Grant from Firehouse Subs

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On Thursday, August 10th, the Villa Park Fire Department received a grant of $11,894 worth of life-saving equipment from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The grant funded four video laryngoscopes that provide an efficient line of sight during ...

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Read the press release here. Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Michael Lay Named Villa Park's New Chief of Police

We are pleased to announce Michael Lay as Villa Park's new Chief of Police. 

Chief Lay started as a Villa Park officer in 1991 and was promoted to Deputy Chief in 2012. He will be sworn in at the next Village Board meeting next Monday, August 14th...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Pace Detour Notice: Route 313, St. Charles Road

Due to the enforcement of new weight restrictions on the St. Charles Road Bridge over Salt Creek in Villa Park, Pace Route 313 will operate using the following detour in both directions until further notice:

St. Charles ↔ IL 83 ↔ Roosevel...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Butterfly Habitat Planting

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Do you want to help plant a butterfly habitat? If you want to give back to the community, join us when we plant native plants along the Great Western Trail to build habitats for butterflies and to make the trail a beautiful place to walk, run, ride bikes ...

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Download the flyer here. Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Village Accepting Submissions for August Photo Contest

Show us your creativity with the Village of Villa Park’s new monthly photo contest! The theme for August is "Pets Around Town." Show us your pets, and bonus points go to photographers who include Villa Park branding. Photos can be subm...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 2, 2017

2017 August Summer Concert Series

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Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and appetite to our August Summer Concert Series. Great family entertainment and good eats will make for a fun night at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park. The concession stand opens at 6:00 p.m. The Thursday concerts begin at ...

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View flyer for Summer Concerts in 2017 Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Village of Villa Park Offers New Rain Barrel Program

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Take advantage of seasonal rainfall with the installation and use of a rain barrel. Rain barrels are an efficient and low-cost way of capturing rainwater for later use. The conserved water can be used to water plants, wash cars and even to bathe pets.

At t...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Villa Park Firefighters Perform Water Rescue Training

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Villa Park Firefighters/Paramedics trained for water rescues at Lufkin Pool on Tuesday, July 18th and Wednesday, July 19th with Todd Gutzmer, Firefighter/Paramedic and member of the Water Rescue Team. Training consisted of the use of a new boat and buoyan...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Village Accepting Submissions for July Photo Contest

Show us your creativity with the Village of Villa Park’s new monthly photo contest! The theme for July is "Summer Activities." This can mean relaxing on your front porch, taking a walk on the Prairie Path, spending time at one of the p...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Village Staff and Tri-Town YMCA Promote Healthy Living

On Monday, July 10, Village staff, Trustee Robert Wagner and Tri-Town YMCA staff spent their lunch breaks promoting a healthy lifestyle by walking from Village Hall to Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park. Taking a short walk on your lunch break can help you im...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Village Offices Closed for Independence Day

Village offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5th.

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Coffee with the Village Board Canceled for July

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Coffee with the Village Board has been canceled for Saturday, July 1st, 2017. To see future dates, click here.

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Village Launches Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan

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The Village of Villa Park is partnering with Active Transportation Alliance to develop a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The plan will focus on improving connections to the Illinois Prairie Path, Great Western Trail, Salt Creek Trail and other local d...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Village Collecting Submissions for June Photo Contest

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Show us your creativity with the Village of Villa Park’s new monthly photo contest! The theme for June is "Wildlife Around Town;" this could be anything from the smallest insect to a full-grown deer, as long as it’s in Villa ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Villa Park Seeks Commissioners

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The Village of Villa Park is actively seeking applicants to fill vacancies on several commissions.

Interested residents can download an application form and submit completed applications at Village Hall, ATTN: President Bulthuis, 20 S. Ardmore Ave., Villa ...

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Commissioner Application Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

South Metra Lot to Close for Improvements

On Saturday, June 24th, the South Metra Parking Lot will be closed for seal coating and striping. Please plan accordingly, and we apologize for any inconvenience. 

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 5, 2017

S.A.L.T. Hosts Quarterly Meeting

Join Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.)  group for their quarterly community meeting.  The meeting will be held at the Wildwood Community Center (320 East Wildwood Avenue) on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017. There will be a recep...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Homeowners Presented with Historical Preservation Awards

At the May 22nd Board Meeting, three homeowners and one commercial building owner were presented with plaques for the Historical Preservation Awards by the Historical Preservation Commission.

A Historical Preservation award was issued to Dan Kufner for his...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Village Offices Closed for Memorial Day

Village offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th in honor of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30th.

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Village Says Farewell to Police Chief Bob Pavelchik

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The Village says goodbye to Villa Park Police Chief Robert "Bob" Pavelchik on his last day, May 19, 2017, as he retires and starts a new chapter.

Chief Bob has been with us for five years and has made quite the positive impact on the department a...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Congratulations to William Nolden, Senior of the Year 2017

Senior of the Year 2017

Congratulations to William Nolden who was nominated and awarded as the Senior of the Year for 2017 by the Senior Concerns Commission.

Nolden has been a crossing guard for about nine years starting at North School and now at Ardmore School. He heavily parti...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Villa Park Fire Department Receives Federal Grant

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded a total of $ 159,091 to the Villa Park Fire Department through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Progr...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Villa Park Police to Participate in "Cop on a Rooftop"

On Friday, May 19th, the Villa Park Police Department will be participating in "Cop on a Rooftop" to help support Special Olympics Illinois. On Friday, May 19th, the Villa Park Police Department will be participating in "Cop on a Rooftop&qu...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Village Collecting Submissions for May Photo Contest

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Show us your creativity with the Village of Villa Park's first photo contest! The theme is "May Flowers," and photos can be submitted by commenting, messaging or tagging us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or by email to Kylie Cerk, Public Inf...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Senior Concerns Commission Hosts 3rd Annual Senior Fair

Senior of the Year 2016 (Sid Burke)

Join the Senior Concerns Commission and the Village of Villa Park for the 3rd annual Senior Fair on Thursday, May 4th from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. The event is free for all ages and will be taking place at the Villa Park VFW Post 2801 (39 E. St Charles Rd). F...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Village Plants Tree for Arbor Day

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Happy Arbor Day! In honor of the occasion and to celebrate our 32nd consecutive year as a Tree City USA community, a Coralburst Crabapple tree was planted by Village staff at the corner of Harvard Avenue and Park Boulevard.

Thank you to ComEd for donating ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Metra Parking Changes Taking Effect May 1, 2017

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On May 1st, 2017, the Village of Villa Park is instituting a new parking payment machine and renumbered parking lots for the convenience of parking patrons. The new machine, located on the North side of the train station, will facilitate payment in cash o...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Villa Park Named Tree City USA for 32nd Consecutive Year

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The National Arbor Day Foundation has named the Village of Villa Park a Tree City USA community. It is the 32nd consecutive year Villa Park has received this National recognition.

The National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Associati...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 10, 2017

Yard Waste Collection Resumes Through November 30th

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Yard waste collection began the first week of April and will run through November 30th. Yard waste consists of grass, shrubbery clippings, leaves and plant material. It is to be set out in 30 gallon Kraft paper bags designed for the collection of yard was...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Be a Part of Villa Park's Community Garden

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Spring is here and so is the opening Villa Park’s Community Garden! For the first time ever, the garden is located at Westmore Park (between Westmore Ave, Biermann Ave, Sunset Dr and Plymouth St). Plots are available to community members of all ...

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View or download the flier here. Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Village Develops Q & A for Underground Utility Improvement Plan

The Village of Villa Park developed an informational Q & A document regarding the Underground Utility Improvement Plan. Click the image below to read.

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Village Introduces New Special Event Packet

The Village Board recently approved the use of a new special event application packet that combines all applications for various requests/events in order to streamline the process. This new packet amends the daily liquor license fee to $75, amends the raf...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Household Battery Recycling Now Available at Public Works

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Roy Strom and the Village of Villa Park now offer household battery recycling at the front desk of the Public Works building (11 W Home Ave). Residents can dispose of D batteries and below - cell phone batteries and others of the like will not be accepted...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Roy Strom Announces New Refuse Collection Day for Villa Park Residents

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Villa Park residents who receive refuse collection on Fridays will have their waste collection day changing to Thursdays beginning on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. Your final Friday collection will be Friday, February 24th. Affected residents will be receivi...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Village Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Village of Villa Park Finance Department has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for our 2016 fiscal year end comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: March 1, 2017

Holiday Lights Must be Removed by March 27, 2017

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Temporary exterior holiday lighting shall be permitted for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days. Please remove all exterior lighting decorations after your celebration of the season no later than Monday, March 27th, ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Change Your Clocks and Your Batteries for Daylight Saving

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Daylight Saving Time is right around the corner, so don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour before going to bed on Saturday, March 11th. The time change will take effect at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 12th.

We'd also like to remin...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 20, 2017

Fees for Combined Sewer Separation and Storm Water Funding

In order to provide the residents of Villa Park with the best possible infrastructure improvements, residents will note some changes made to the fees on their utility bills. The fees are meant to provide funding for the construction of improvements to all...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: December 26, 2016

Christmas Tree Pickup Available

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Roy Strom will be picking up Christmas trees during the second and third weeks of January 2017 (Jan. 9-20) to recycle rather than placing them in landfills. Please remove ornaments, lights, wiring and any decorations. Remove plastic bags and any string or...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 11, 2016

Free Leaf Pick-up 2016 Extended to Dec. 12

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Villa Park has extended free leaf pick up for Villa Park residents to Monday Dec. 12. Villa Park residents are allowed to dispose of an unlimited number of Kraft paper bags of leaves without yard waste disposal stickers from Oct. 17, 2016 through Dec. 12,...

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More information about yard waste program... Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Village Offices Closed Thursday and Friday, Garbage Collection Delayed

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In observance of Thanksgiving, Village of Villa Park offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25.

The Thanksgiving holiday will also affect garbage collection. Roy Strom (the village's waste hauler) will not pick up garbage on Tha...

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Garbage Collection Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Villa Park VFW Seeks Donations, Volunteers for Thanksgiving Programs

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Villa Park VFW Post 2801 is seeking volunteers and donations to package Thanksgiving meal baskets as well as food to serve Naval Recruits on Thanksgiving day.

Every year, the VFW assembles baskets with all the food and fixings for a full Thanksgiving dinne...

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VFW Post 2801 website Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 28, 2016

Villa Park to Host Informational Meeting Regarding Referendum

Village of Villa Park officials will host an informational meeting at the Iowa Community Center, 338 N. Iowa Ave., on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. to discuss a question that will appear on the Nov. 8, 2016 ballot regarding increasing municipal...Read on...

View informational video Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 29, 2016

ComEd Warns Customers of Scams

ComEd has seen an increase in reports of individuals calling ComEd customers and falsely claiming their electric service will be disconnected unless payment is made. These impersonators instruct customers to buy a prepaid credit card and call back to a di...

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Read the ComEd alert Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Construction to Close South Entrance to North Avenue Target

Sidewalk construction in the area will close the south driveway entrance to Target, located at 50 E. North Ave., beginning Wed., Oct. 5.

The construction will close the south driveway entrance on Ardmore Avenue. Patrons will still be able to use the no...Read on...

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 27, 2016

UP West Schedule Changes Announced

CHICAGO – (Sept. 27, 2016) – Metra today announced a revision to the Union Pacific West Line schedule to take effect on Sunday, Oct. 2. The changes are intended to reduce delays to commuter service caused by conflicts with freight trains that also use the...

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View the New Schedule Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 22, 2016

NORC Interviewers to Conduct Research in Villa Park

NORC at the University of Chicago is conducting a national study that includes households in Villa Park.

Because NORC interviewers are not seeking purchases or contributions, they are not required by Village code to carry a solicitor's permit. However,...Read on...

More about NORC Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 11, 2016

Villa Park Walgreens Provides Safe Medication Disposal Kiosk

The Villa Park Walgreens, located at 200 E. Roosevelt Road, is one of 45 locations with drug take-back kiosks in Illinois.

According to a company press release, Walgreens launched its safe medication disposal kiosk program in Illinois Aug. 8, 2016. The...Read on...

Read full release... Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 13, 2016

Villa Park Platform Rehabilitation

Beginning Wednesday, July 20, 2016, the west half of the inbound platform at the Ardmore Avenue railroad crossing will be out of service for approximately 6 weeks. Please use the east crosswalk to access both platforms.

After completion of the west h...Read on...

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 19, 2016

NEW for 2016: August Summer Concert Series

August Concerts 2016

Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and appetite to our August Summer Concert Series. Great family entertainment and good eats will make for a fun night at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park. The concession stand opens at 6 p.m. The Thursday concerts begin at 6:3...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Metra Station Coin Box Relocated

Metra commuters, please be aware the coin box has been relocated.

Commuters planning to pay for parking using the coin box at the Villa Park Metra Station should note the coin box is now attached to the wall of the station near the stairs and entrance....Read on...

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 1, 2016

Understanding Zika Virus

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No local mosquito-borne Zika virus disease cases have been reported in US states, but there have been travel-associated cases.

According to information on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, "Zika virus disease (Zika) is a...Read on...

CDC Zika webpage Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Villa Park to Participate in 'America's Night Out Against Crime'

National Night Out 2016

Villa Park Chief of Police Robert Pavelchik announces that on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 neighborhoods throughout Villa Park are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “33rd Annual National Night Out” crime and drug preventio...Read on...

National Night Out Sponsor ADTsecurity.com Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 27, 2016

Sales Tax Rate Decrease Takes Effect June 1

Effective Wednesday, June 1, sales tax will drop one quarter of one percent (0.25%). That means in the Village of Villa Park, the new sales tax rate will be 7.5 percent for general merchandise and 1.75 percent for qualifying food and drugs.

This decrea...Read on...

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Villa Park’s French Market Open for the Season

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Every Sunday from May through October, the Villa Park French Market brings an array of fresh flowers, produce and handmade goods to the Ardmore Business District, at Ardmore Avenue and Park Boulevard.

Conveniently located on the Illinois Prairie Path, ...Read on...

More About the French Market... Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Environmental Concerns Commission Awards Green Champion

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The Environmental Concerns Commission presented Bill Karges with the Green Champion award plaque at the May 9 Village Board Meeting.

The commission created a Green Champion recognition program to recognize the outstanding environmental achievements of indi...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 3, 2015

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Approved

The Villa Park Village Board passed the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Oct. 26, 2015.

The Villa Park Parks Master Plan has undergone a lengthy planning and public input process that has yielded a detailed set of Recommendations and Priorities for “charti...

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Parks and Recreation Master Plan Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: December 4, 2015

Honor a Veteran at Villa Park's Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park

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The Commemorative Memorial Brick Program provides individuals, families, businesses and organizations the opportunity to honor men and women who have served their country with a memorial brick paver. A paver engraved with a veteran’s name will be installe...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

Recycle Cooking Oil at Salt Creek Sanitary District

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Residents can now drop off cooking oil at Salt Creek Sanitary District located at 201 South Route 83 in Villa Park between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Even if hot water is running and the grease is liquid when it goes down the...Read on...

Additional Info... Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 12, 2016

Villa Park to Flush Water Mains in May 2016

The Village of Villa Park will be performing its semi-annual water main flushing operation in May. This is a necessary maintenance procedure to clear the mains of rust deposits and to check fire hydrants for proper operation.

Flushing will be performed...Read on...

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 26, 2016

Villa Park Senior Fair Returns May 5

2015 Seniors of the Year

The 2016 Villa Park Senior Fair will be May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Recreation Building,320 E. Wildwood Ave.

The Senior Fair, hosted by the Senior Concerns Commission, is a free fair providing services and information for our senior co...Read on...

View Additional Event Info Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: March 14, 2016

Villa Park Earns Financial Reporting Award

For the 28th consecutive year, the Village of Villa Park’s Finance Department received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the Vil...Read on...

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Posted on: January 11, 2016

Villa Park Public Library Seeks Community Feedback

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The Library Board is looking for public input and feedback on various building option considerations.

The Board will host several Open Houses. At the Open Houses, the Board, staff, and architects will share information about facility, space, and service ne...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 28, 2016

Village Staff Thanks Willowbrook Student-Athletes for Assistance Shoveling Snow

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Village staff recently thanked Willowbrook High School student-athletes who volunteered to assist Villa Park senior residents with snow shoveling.

Students from Willowbrook's boys basketball, baseball and football teams graciously volunteered their tim...Read on...

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 14, 2016

Where to Recycle Holiday Lights

Here is a list of locations that are accepting holiday lights for recycling this year. Please call ahead for times and locations if not listed.

Lights accepted include: Italian mini-lights, traditional lights, extension cords, rope lights, LED lights. ...Read on...

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 14, 2016

‘Grow Healthy, Villa Park’ reflects on successes of 2015

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By Erica Whelan, Tri-Town YMCA Development Coordinator

Since its inception in 2011 as a public health initiative intended to provide the Villa Park community with health-conscious choices and support, the “Grow Healthy Villa Park Coalition” has made a ...Read on...

Tri-Town YMCA website Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: December 24, 2015

Villa Park Police Deliver Presents to Local Families

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Santa enlisted the help of the Villa Park Police Department Dec. 23 to give gifts to local families who might not otherwise receive any this holiday season.

Members of the Villa Park Police Department and their families assembled with lists in hand at the ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2015

Villa Park Warns Residents about Telephone Scammers Claiming to be from the IRS

Several residents have recently received phone calls claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

THIS IS A SCAM. The IRS never calls asking for credit cards or personal information over the phone. The IRS will always send you correspondence...Read on...

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Posted on: December 17, 2015

Villa Park Wins Chaddick Institute 2015 Municipal Development Award

Chaddick Award

DePaul University's Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development recognized the Village of Villa Park as the winner of the 2015 Municipal Development Award for Trail Programming and Implementation Dec. 3.

Villa Park won the award for its enhancements to...

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Posted on: November 11, 2015

ComEd Reminds Customers to Beware of Scams

ComEd recently issued the following information as part of a reminder to customers.

During the season when many people dress up in costumes for fun activities, ComEd is reminding the public to beware of unwelcomed solicitations by tricksters who pose as ut...

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Villa Park Honors Retired Police Canine

Inoe Retires

VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Board of Trustees recognized retired Villa Park Police Canine Inoe and his handler Officer Bryan Hruby for their service to the citizens of Villa Park on Sept. 14, 2015.

After eight years of dedicated service to Villa Park...Read on...

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Villa Park Welcomes Newest Firefighter/Paramedics

New Firefighter Paramedics 2015.jpg

VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Board of Trustees welcomed the two newest firefighter/paramedics to the Villa Park Fire Department on Sept. 14, 2015.

During the Board meeting, Villa Park Fire Chief Ron Rakosnik recognized Jeff Brown and Steve Lyons for complet...

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Posted on: December 26, 2015

Christmas Tree Recycling Available

Roy Strom will be picking up Christmas trees during the first two full weeks of January 2016 (Jan. 4-15) to recycle rather than placing them in landfills. Trees will be collected on the same day as your regular trash pick-up. Please remove ornaments, ligh...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2015

Drop off toys for Toy Express at Village Hall, Station 81

Toy Express Parade

Toy Express delivers smiles to children in our community every year.

The non-profit aims to brighten the lives of children in Chicago's western suburbs who may otherwise not receive any gifts during the holidays. Since 1990, Toy Express has collected and d...

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

Villa Park Grand Prix

The video below features footage captured by a GoPro camera mounted on Peter Bock's helmet during the Cat 3/4 race of the 2015 Villa Park Grand Prix Aug.9.

The Grand Prix brought competitive cyclists from around the world to Villa Park for a day of rac...Read on...

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