August 30th, 2019 12:26 PM
In the wake of the board of trustees' first look at whether or not to allow the sale of recreational cannabis to adults when it becomes legal to do so next year, the village of Brookfield is asking residents to complete a brief online survey to let officials know how they feel.
August 16th, 2019 1:20 PM
The North Riverside and Riverside police departments have begun stepping up traffic enforcement patrols as Labor Day approaches as part of the Illinois Department of Transportation's grant-funded Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign to combat impaired driving.
August 1st, 2019 1:51 PM
Brookfield Zoo will be offering free admission to kids 11 and under on Aug. 5, 6 and 7 in partnership with a couple of corporate sponsors, who will be sponsoring family-friendly healthcare-related activities and snacks in the Pavilions and elsewhere in the park.
July 29th, 2019 5:37 PM
U.S Congressman Daniel Lipinski, whose 3rd District includes the southern half of Brookfield and a tiny portion of Riverside, was among those who were present when a 19-year-old man armed with an assault-style rifle began firing into the crowd at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, on the evening of July 28.
July 26th, 2019 2:48 PM
On July 26, the Illinois Department of Transportation was slated to begin a three-month long repair project to the Ogden Avenue bridge that spans the Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad tracks in LaGrange, just west of Brookfield
July 22nd, 2019 10:00 AM
Mary's Morning Mix-Up, the restaurant at 9110 Broadway Ave., has been named Most Kid-Friendly Restaurant by the folks at "Chicago's Best," the food-centric television show that airs every Sunday night on WGN-TV.
July 12th, 2019 4:51 PM
An 8-inch water main break on Golf Road just south of Ridgewood Road has resulted in a temporary loss of water service to many Riverside residents west of First Avenue, but officials say they hope to restore water service soon.
June 19th, 2019 9:00 AM
Kids in Riverside have the opportunity to win some nifty raffle prizes at the end of the summer courtesy if they participate in a new bike safety program initiated by the Riverside Junior Women's Charity.
June 18th, 2019 2:52 PM
Police in Riverside and North Riverside will increase traffic enforcement efforts, particularly cracking down on impaired drivers and those not wearing seatbelts, during a Fourth of July enforcement campaign that will run through July 8.
May 29th, 2019 4:40 PM
A mature hackberry tree – 22 inches in diameter and at least 30 feet tall – uprooted during a rainstorm overnight on May 28-29 in the 300 block of Blackhawk Road in Riverside, falling into the front yard of a neighboring home, but otherwise causing very little damage.
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