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...

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...


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 Realty H...

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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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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.
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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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...

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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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 now own...

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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
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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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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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

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...

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 routine
goal.

Last year, ...Read on...

Villa Park Strategic Plan Summary
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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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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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
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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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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Parks and Recreation website
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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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

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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...

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
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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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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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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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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Vacation House Watch form
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 weather:

- Pla...

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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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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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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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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...

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...

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...

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 Transportatio...

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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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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Voting Information

Voters must register by Oct. 11, 2016 to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election. In Villa Park, voter registration is available at the Villa Park Public Library, 305 S. Ardmore Ave.

To check your voting status and for a complete list of registration locat...Read on...

DuPage County Election Commission website
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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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...

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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...

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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...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

NEW: 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...Read on...

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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...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Understanding Zika Virus

Zika mosquito info

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
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
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...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Villa Park’s French Market Open for the Season

French Market

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...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Environmental Concerns Commission Awards Green Champion

Green Champion 2016

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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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
Posted on: December 4, 2015

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

Memorial Brick Pavers

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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Order form
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Recycle Cooking Oil at Salt Creek Sanitary District

Recycle cooking oil

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...

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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.

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

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...

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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

Villa Park Public Library

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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Posted on: January 28, 2016

Village Staff Thanks Willowbrook Student-Athletes for Assistance Shoveling Snow

Willowbrook Student-Athletes

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...

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...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

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

Family reads Sugar Shockers poster

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
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 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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Read the full release here
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...

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...