June 30th, 2020 2:01 PM
Brookfield Public Works employees have a new two-year contract after village trustees voted unanimously to approve a deal with Teamsters Local 705 at the June 22 village board meeting.
June 30th, 2020 2:00 PM
Brookfield's finance director on June 22 told trustees that the estimated total impact on village revenues from the COVID-19 pandemic will be about $730,000 by the end of fiscal year 2020, which ends Dec. 31.
June 30th, 2020 1:51 PM
Fourth of July is going to be a strange one this year over at the Goldwyn household in Brookfield.
June 30th, 2020 1:45 PM
When shoppers arrived at North Riverside Park Mall on the evening of Friday, June 26, they were greeted by a very visible police presence that included North Riverside Police vehicles outside each entrance on the east side of the shopping center and a patrol vehicle, with its lights flashing, at the 25th Street entrance.
June 30th, 2020 1:34 PM
As Illinoisans around the state wait to see the fallout, if any, of the gradual reopening of businesses, restaurant, bars and entertainment venues while the COVID-19 pandemic persists and is worsening in other parts of the country, the number of new cases locally remained low for a third straight week.
June 30th, 2020 1:03 PM
As people across the nation and globe protest in the streets for greater police accountability and an end to police brutality, the village of Brookfield is still in the midst of fighting a federal lawsuit brought in 2018 by a retired CTA bus driver accusing eight police officers of excessive force, false arrest and malicious prosecution in connection with two separate incidents in 2016 and 2017.
June 30th, 2020 12:27 PM
Jewel-Osco, 7201 24th St., another of the legacy retailers that moved to North Riverside in the 1960s as that village transformed into a regional commercial hub, will vacate its longtime home by the end of August, village officials announced Monday.
June 25th, 2020 6:16 PM
Updated: Jun. 26th, 2020 4:24 PM
Sears will close its doors for good at the North Riverside Park Mall, 7501 Cermak Road, by the end of September, ending its nearly 20-year run at the shopping center.
June 23rd, 2020 2:29 PM
A man who robbed a Riverside convenience store clerk at gunpoint on June 19 is the same man responsible for similar robberies in Chicago, Oak Park and Westchester, according to police.
June 23rd, 2020 1:56 PM
Riverside now has three separate officially designated business districts along its Harlem Avenue border after trustees voted 5-0 to create two new districts and impose a 1-percent sales tax to help spur redevelopment in those areas.
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