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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing

A virtual public hearing to obtain input for the updated 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan element of the Consolidated Plan will be held on Monday, July 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Village Buildings Reopened

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Village facilities are now reopened to the public. The safety of our staff and the public visiting our facilities remains our top priority. As such, visitors who must conduct business in person must use a face mask and practice social distancing.

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

2020 Swim Season

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At this time, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) does not recommend visiting water parks, water playgrounds and/or spas. In adherence to these recommendations, surrounding communities such as Elmhurst Park District, Wood Dale Park District, Carol Stream...

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Yard Waste Pickup

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Yard waste pickup has resumed as scheduled on April 1, 2020. A prepaid Yellow Yard Waste sticker must be affixed to each bag or can set out. You can purchase tags at cooperating merchant locations or online. 

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

Construction to begin on St. Charles Road Bridge

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PRESS RELEASE

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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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: 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.

Nicor will be moving their facilities so ...

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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: 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 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 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: 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 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 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 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: 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: 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 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 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 10, 2017

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

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

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

Michael Lay Named Villa Park's New Chief of Police

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

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

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

Pace Detour Notice: Route 313, St. Charles Road

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

St. Charles ↔ IL 83 ↔ Roosevel...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Volunteers Needed for Butterfly Habitat Planting

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

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

Village Accepting Submissions for August Photo Contest

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

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Village of Villa Park News
Posted on: 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.

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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 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 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: 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: November 21, 2016

Village Offices Closed Thursday and Friday, Garbage Collection Delayed

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

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

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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: 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: 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: 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.

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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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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 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: December 24, 2015

Villa Park Police Deliver Presents to Local Families

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

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

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Posted on: December 17, 2015

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

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

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

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Posted on: 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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