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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...

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Holiday Lights Must be Removed by April 1, 2016

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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...

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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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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. 

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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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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: 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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Economic Development
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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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.

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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...

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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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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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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: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...

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Posted on: December 22, 2005

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

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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:

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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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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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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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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...

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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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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

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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

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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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Posted on: November 3, 2015

Villa Park Police Remind Residents to Lock Car Doors

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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, 2019

Willowbrook Park sled hill soil certified as uncontaminated

Recently, there have been false claims circulating through our community regarding the presence of asbestos in the sled hill at Willowbrook Park. The Village had the soil in the sled hill sampled and tested in 2015. There were no indications of asbestos o...

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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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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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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Report A Coyote Sighting

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The Villa Park Police Department is partnering with Scientific Wildlife Management to collect data regarding coyote sightings. The VPPD has asked residents to use the below link to report coyote sightings. 

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

2019 Crack Sealing Program

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Pavement Crack sealing efforts will begin within the Village on August 7th, 2019, and are expected to continue through until August 15th, 2019. Pavement crack sealing is a part of the Village’s annual street maintenance program, and is used to extend the ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Union Pacific Railroad Ardmore Avenue Crossing Upgrade

Detour Map - Ardmore UP Crossing 2019

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Union Pacific Railroad Ardmore Avenue Crossing Upgrade

The Union Pacific Railroad is scheduled to begin work on improvements to the railroad crossing at Ardmore Avenue on Monday, August 5, 2019. The crossing will be closed for approximately tw...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

2019 Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing

Study Area Smoke Testing

The Village of Villa Park is conducting a program to identify locations where storm water is entering the Village sanitary sewer system. The study, being performed by the engineering firm RJN Group, Inc. of Wheaton, Illinois, includes smoke testing of the...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Construction to begin on St. Charles Road Bridge

St. Charles Rd. Bridge (2)

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July 15, 2019

RE:   St. Charles Road Bridge Improvement Project

The Village of Villa Park will be completing improvements as a part of its St. Charles Road Bridge Improvement Project over the next several months.  Thi...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Cooling centers available during heatwave

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Extreme hot temperatures are expected from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21 in Villa Park. For those in need of cooling centers, please visit the following:

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Tips for staying safe in the summer heat

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As we approach the end of July and August, it's important to keep safety on your mind when you are out enjoying the summer weather. In Villa Park, we have numerous outdoor parks and spaces to enjoy time with your family and friends outside. Following thes...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Village Offices will be closed on July 4

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Village offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will reopen during normal business hours on Friday, July 5. In an emergency, please call 911. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Clarke Adult Mosquito Spraying

Mosquito Spraying (1)

Clarke will be conducting an adult mosquito spraying treatment, Sunday, June 30, 2019, weather permitting. Spraying will take place sometime between dusk and dawn.  Residents wishing to learn more about the Village’s mosquito control pr...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

VFW 4th of July Parade

4th of July Parade Route Map

The annual VFW Post 2801 4th of July Parade will start it's route through town at noon on Thursday, July 4. Set up your lawn chairs or blankets along the parade route to get a front row view of all the wonderfully decorated floats and vehicles. We hope yo...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Villa Park ranked #19 on list of Best Cities to Live in Illinois 2019

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We are so pleased to announce that Villa Park was named #19 on a list of Best Cities to Live in Illinois 2019, ranked by the www.chamberofcommerce.org. According to their site, they ranked a total of 2,509 qualified cities (those with populations above 25...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

6/24 Village Board Meeting moved to Iowa Community Center

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The Village of Villa Park Board Meeting on April 8, 2019 will be held at the Iowa Community Center, located at 338. N. Iowa Ave, to accommodate all meeting attendees. The meetings are usually held at Village Hall, located at 20 S. Ardmore Ave. The meeting...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Villa Park Police Dept. announces plans for 4th of July traffic enforcement

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06/18/19 Press Release from the Villa Park Police Department:

The Villa Park Police Department has announced plans for the July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign will run from June 17 though July...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Traffic Alerts for Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15

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Please be aware of the temporary road closures for events happening in Villa Park this weekend. On Friday, June 14, Ardmore Avenue will be closed from Highland to Central starting at 3 p.m. and will remain closed until approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday, J...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Meet our new Director of Economic Development

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We are happy to announce that Patrick Burke is the new Economic Development Director for the Village of Villa Park, following the retirement of our previous Economic Development Director, Jan Fiola, last week. Patrick comes to Villa Park with many years o...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting of North Terrace Park

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Stop by the newly renovated North Terrace Park at 4:00 p.m. this Friday, May 31 for the Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! The renovations include new playground equipment, a walking path, a new picnic shelter and renovations to the building. R...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 26, 2019

Special Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 28

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There will be a special board meeting held on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 pm at Village Hall, located at 20 S. Ardmore Ave. The St. Charles Road Bridge will be discussed. 

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Spring Sweep 2019 Map and Station List

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See the map and station list for the Spring Sweep recycling and shredding event below. Please pack your car in order of the stations at which you will be dropping off items. Event entry will be at the intersection of Harvard Ave. and Home Ave., with the e...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

2019 Senior of the Year Award

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The Senior Concerns Commission hosted the 5th Annual Senior Fair on May 9, 2019 at the Villa Park VFW Post 2801. As in previous years, the Senior of the Year Award was presented at the Senior Fair. Congratulations to the 2019 Senior of the Year Award winn...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Trustees sworn in at Village Board Meeting on Monday, May 6.

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The Village of Villa Park board welcomed two newly elected trustees, Murphy and Patrick, and one re-elected trustee, Cilella, as they were sworn in to office at the Village Board Meeting on Monday, May 6. Trustee David Cilella, Trustee Christine Murphy an...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

5th Annual Senior Fair coming up on May 9, 2019

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The Villa Park Senior Concerns Commission will host the 5th Annual Senior Fair on May 9, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Villa Park VFW Post 2801, located at 39 E. St. Charles Road. 

This is a FREE event with more than 20 agencies participating...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Don't miss Electronics Recycling this Saturday, April 20.

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Don't let your old computer or television collect any more dust in your home! The Village of Villa Park has partnered with Vintage Tech Recyclers, Inc. to host monthly electronics recycling events where you can dispose of your E-waste, the right way. The ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 7, 2019

4/8 Village Board Meeting moved to Iowa Community Center

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The Village of Villa Park Board Meeting on April 8, 2019 will be held at the Iowa Community Center, located at 338. N. Iowa Ave, to accommodate all meeting attendees. The meetings are usually held at Village Hall, located at 20 S. Ardmore Ave. The meeting...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

New Tri-Totter feature installed at the Tot Lot Playground

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The Village of Villa Park's Parks Dept. Crew recently installed a brand new feature to the Tot Lot Playground, located at Harvard and Park, called the Tri-Totter. The old rocking feature was worn out and ultimately needed to be replaced for all to enjoy a...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Free simple recycling service available soon for Villa Park residents

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The Village of Villa Park has partnered with Simple Recycling to offer our residents a free recycling service, starting the week of May 6, 2019.

This service allows you to recycle various items without even leaving your home. First, fill the bag provided b...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Nicor Gas Constructing New Gas Mains

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Over the next several weeks, Nicor Gas will be constructing new gas mains and abandoning their old mains. Work will begin on Monday, January 21st, weather permitting. For location information, see the attached map.

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting

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The next Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2018 at 7pm at the Iowa Community Center. To find out more about what will be discussed, go to the Village of Villa Park website homepage and click on Agendas ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Protect Your Home From Freezing Weather

When temperatures drop below freezing, it is a danger to not only people and pets, but also homes. Taking steps to prevent frozen pipes can help keep your home safe when the weather takes a turn for the worst. Here are some great tips to prevent frozen pi...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

New Flashing Beacons Installed

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Enjoy a safer walk, jog, bike or run along the Illinois Prairie Path in Villa Park with the new flashing beacons at the intersections of Villa Ave & IPP and Ardmore Ave. & IPP. These new flashing beacons will light up, warning drivers that pedestr...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Holiday Village Office Closings

The Village of Villa Park offices will be closed on the following dates:

Monday, December 24: Christmas Eve

Tuesday, December 25: Christmas Day

Tuesday, January 1: New Year's Day 

Happy holidays from all of us at the Village of Villa Park!

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Iowa Community Center Open 11/27

The Iowa Community Center has reopened today, Tuesday, November 27, for regular business hours following the power outage yesterday. We thank you for your patience.

Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 26, 2018

Iowa Community Center Closed 11/26

The Iowa Community Center is without power and heat. The center is closed today, November 26, 2018, until further notice. A decision regarding programs scheduled for this evening will be made as more information becomes available from ComEd. 

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

20th Annual Joyful Traditions

Santa Claus is coming to town! 

The 20th Annual Joyful Traditions event is landing its sleigh in Villa Park on Saturday, December 1st from 6-8 p.m for a night of family-friendly holiday fun at Rugaard Gazebo (Ardmore Ave. and Park Blvd)! Walk alon...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Trick-or-Treating in Villa Park

Official Halloween trick-or-treating hours for Villa Park will be from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31st.

There will be a couple more opportunities to trick-or-treat this year and get some more use out of your costume:

On Friday, October 19th from 6-8 p.m...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Fire Department Annual Open House

Stop by Fire Station 81, located at 1440 S. Ardmore Ave. on Saturday, October 13th for the Annual Villa Park Fire Department Open House from noon to 3:00 p.m. This family-friendly event offers a schedule of events, including puppet shows, a technical resc...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Coffee with a Cop

Coffee with a Cop is your chance to voice your concerns, ask questions and get to know the Villa Park Police officers! Next Wednesday, October 3rd, stop by McDonald's, located at 350 E. St. Charles Rd. from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for free coffee and conversati...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Lions Park Repairs and Renovations

Lions Park and playground will be under construction starting mid-week between September 17-21 for repairs and renovations. During the renovations parts of the playground will be closed off for your safety with the use of barricades/fences and caution tap...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Nationwide Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert Test

On Thursday, September 20th, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a national alert test for both the Wireless Emergency Alert System (WEA) and the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test message will be sent to compatible cell phones...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

National Seat Check Saturday

On Saturday, September 22, the Villa Park Fire and Police Dept.'s will be hosting a National Seat Check from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Fire Station 81, located at 1440 S. Ardmore Avenue. This event is in conjunction with National Child Passenger Safety (CPS) We...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Mosquito Control Tonight - 9/4

To protect against the prevalence of West Nile Virus in the area, Clarke Mosquito will be spraying for the control of the adult mosquito population this evening, Tuesday, September 4th.

This action is recommended by the DuPage County Health Department, the...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Paws on the Path 2018

Calling all dog lovers! Have you been looking to add a new furry friend to your family? The Villa Park Community Pride Commission is hosting the Paws on the Path adoption event on September 8th from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the gazebo on the Illinois Prairie P...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Historical Society Turns 40

Over the last 40 years, the Historical Society, Historical Museum and Historical Preservation Commission have worked to collect and preserve local history. They are always working to maintain object collections and update archives. 

The Historical...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 27, 2018

National Night Out 2018

The Villa Park Police Department is proud to host its annual National Night Out celebration on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m. at the Iowa Community Center (338 North Iowa), and all Villa Park residents are invited to participate.

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Sidewalk Chalk Party

Enjoy this family-friendly event by decorating the sidewalks with chalk and showing off your Villa Park pride! Let your artistic abilities shine and create memories with family and friends on August 12th at Village Hall from 11 am - 2 pm. There will be ho...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Brewfest 2018

Join us for the Second Annual Villa Park Brewfest!  This annual event is a celebration of great craft beer and the cool people that enjoy it.

Held at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday September 29th, 2018 – you can sample from more than 1...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 12, 2018

Junior Golf Camp Registration begins Sat, Feb. 17

Registration for the Sugar Creek Golf Course Junior Golf Camp begins Sat, February 17 at 9am, and takes place online only at Sugar Creek's Program Registration page.

This popular camp, for ages 6-13 years, runs for six weeks (fro...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Snow and Ice Control

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

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 7, 2018

ComEd warns customers of utility scams

ComEd is warning customers to be on high alert for scam artists claiming to be a ComEd representative seeking payment. Over the past couple of years, the company has seen a significant increase in reports from small businesses and residential customers wh...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Door-to-door sales in Villa Park

Village of Villa Park ordinances require residential business solicitors to pass a background check as part of the Solicitor’s License Application process. Solicitors must carry the approved permit on their person at all times ...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Villa Park wins “Project of the Year” award from public works association

On January 25, 2018, the Village of Villa Park received the American Public Works Association (APWA) Suburban Branch Public Works Project of the Year for its work in the disaster or emergency construction/repair category of less than $5 million.

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Friday Night Connect!

Friday Night Connect is a partnership between Willowbrook High School, the Villa Park Police Department, and local clergy to provide students with safe, positive activities. Friday Night Connect meets most weeks during the school year.

All students in sixt...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Partnership for Inspired Education (PIE) Foundation fundraiser

You're invited to join the Partnership for Inspired Education (PIE) Foundation for an evening of entertainment, dining and fun on Sat, March 11 at Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane. Oakbrook Terrace. Purchase your tickets by Wed, January 31 and save $5.00 per ti...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Train station quarterly parking permits still available

A limited number of Villa Park Metra Train Station Quarterly Parking Permits are still available for purchase during the upcoming quarter, which begins February 1. 2018. For your convenience, the Finance Office opens at 7:00 am on Wednesdays to purchase y...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Young Hearts for Life

DuPage High School District 88 and Willowbrook High School will be offering free electrocardiograms (ECGs) to identify high school students at risk for heart conditions. The district is working in partnership with the Young Hearts for Life® (YH4L)...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 15, 2018

Villa Park Winter Photo Contest

Enter the Village of Villa Park’s winter photo contest! The theme is Winter Activities, which can include both indoor and outdoor activities in and around Villa Park. Photos can be submitted by commenting, messaging or tagging us on Facebook, Instagram an...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Great Western Trail Head Arch contributors honored by Village Board

UPDATED 1/10/2018: On January 8, 2018, the Villa Park Village Board expressed its appreciation to those who generously contributed to the development and construction of The Great Western Trail Head. Each of the honorees received a plaque for their contri...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Villa Park ice skating rinks now open

UPDATED 1/12/2018: While Villa Park experienced above freezing temperatures during the past week, ice skating is expected to return at the Lufkin Park rink late this weekend. Our diligent Parks & Recreation staff is currently hard at work re-establish...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 3, 2018

New Zoning Ordinance Meeting on Jan. 11, 2018

On Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Villa Park Village Hall Board Room, (20 S. Ardmore Ave), the Planning & Zoning Commission will discuss the New Zoning Ordinance and the changes that will affect various areas throughout...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Christmas Tree Recycling Jan. 8-18, 2018

Holiday tree collection will take place on your regular garbage collection day during the second and third week (Jan. 8-18) of January 2018 only. All trees collected will be recycled by Roy Strom Co. instead of being placed in the landfill.

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

Villa Park Police announces 24/7 opioid misuse helpline

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The Villa Park Police Department has announced the establishment of the Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances at 1-833-2FINDHELP. Created by the Illinois Department of Human Services (Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse), the ...

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

Villa Park Holiday Photo Contest

Do you have any historic Villa Park holiday photos you'd like to share? If so, we would love to see them entered into our Historic Holiday Photo Contest! Winning photos will be posted on our social media pages and website home page! Your submissions can b...

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Village of Villa Park News
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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Village of Villa Park News
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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Village of Villa Park News
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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Village of Villa Park News
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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Village of Villa Park News
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

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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

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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 Environmenta...

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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 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

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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: 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...

Read more about the holiday schedule...

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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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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...

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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: 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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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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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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

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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...

More information about scams... Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: December 17, 2015

Villa Park Wins Chaddick Institute 2015 Municipal Development Award

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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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More about the 2015 Municipal Development Award... Village of Villa Park News
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 Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: September 17, 2015

Villa Park Honors Retired Police Canine

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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

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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...

Village of Villa Park News
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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