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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Reduce the Risk of West Nile Virus

The Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has issued a press release about the high levels of West Nile Virus within the adult mosquito population. Read it to learn more about taking precautionary measures to reduce the risk of transmission:

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Community News
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Construction on I-294 Overpass - Detour to Hinsdale Hospital

Hospital Detour

Due to road construction in Hinsdale, particularly around the I-294 overpass at 47th Street, there has been some confusion regarding access to Hinsdale Hospital.New signage has been placed at the bottom of the 47th Street overpass (at Commonwealth), stati...

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Community News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Foxford Station - Burlington Avenue temporary closures

Dates:   8/15, 8/16, 8/17, 8/20, 8/21, 8/22, 8/23, 8/24 & 8/27

Time: 6:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Burlington between Wolf Road and Johnson Avenue.  

At night the crane will be stored in the first 10 Metra parking spaces that hav...

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Community News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Refuse and Recycling Survey

The Village of Western Springs invites you to participate in a waste collection survey. Please help the Village better understand your level of satisfaction with the current waste disposal services and to introduce other options being considered for refus...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Chat with the Chief

Join Police Chief Brian Budds for the first in a series of informal meet & greet sessions. Residents are invited to drop in to the Community Room at Thomas Ford Library, on August 22nd, between 10 am – noon, to ‘chat with the Chief...

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Law Enforcement Services

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Nicor Main Installations - Field Park

Nicor Enhnancement - Field Park

Over the next several months Nicor crews will be in the Village installing new gas main in the northeast portion of the community.

Work will include directional boring for new gas mains and connections to residential services. In some cases Nicor and its c...

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Nicor Enhancement Flyer Municipal Services
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Water Department Q&A Video Available to View

July 31, 2018 Water Department Q&A Presentation from Village of Western Springs on Vimeo.

On Tuesday, July 31, 2018 the Village held a public Q&A session for residents to discuss upcoming water infrastructure projects, updates to the Village's wate...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: July 19, 2018

ComED Reliabiliy Improvements - 08/20/18 to 09/21/18

ComEd Notification Letter Example - 45th Street

ComED will be conducting system reliability improvements on overhead and underground facilities within the Village from 08/20 through 09/21. Work will include replacement of overhead utility lines and utility poles and directional boring for underground f...

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Municipal Services
Posted on: June 19, 2018

2018 Modified Pavement Condition Index Report is Now Available

The 2018 Modified Pavement Condition Index (MPCI) Report is now available at the link below. The annual MPCI reports outline the roadway review and condition assessment process that staff performs each spring. Included are ratings for every roadway segmen...

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2018 Modified Pavement Condition Index Report Municipal Services
Posted on: June 7, 2018

2018 Roadway Project Areas and Block Parties

The VIllage's 2018 road improvement program will include reconstruction of Johnson Avenue from Burlington Avenue to 47th Street and Lawn Avenue from Burlington Avenue to Elm Street. Due to the construction block parties will not be available on either str...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Ws Rec Hosting Fall Safety Days-Preview of Safety Village!

Safety Village will open its gates to 4-year-old children this Fall as they explore the "Village" and have fun learning important safety skills. The Fire Safety Day will focus on fire prevention and protection skills. The children will also lear...

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Safety Days Flyer... Recreation
Posted on: July 27, 2018

The 2018 Fall Brochure is Now Available Online!

Resident online registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, August 17. Mail-in, fax or drop off registrations are due Thursday, August 16, by 4:30 p.m. The random registration process will happen simultaneously with the online registration process beginni...

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2018 Fall Brochure Recreation
Posted on: July 13, 2018

WS Recreation Dept & Christopher Spartz Basketball Announce 2018-2019 Travel Basketball Tryouts

Mark your calendars for this year's try outs for Girls Wildcats (grades 4-8) and Boys Blazers Travel Basketball (grades 3-8).Tryout dates are Monday-Thursday, August 20-23.  See attached flyers for specific times per team/grade.Tryout Fee is $10 ...

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Travel Basketball Try Out Flyers.. Recreation
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Attention WS Recreation Credit Card Users

As of May 31, 2018, the Recreation Department (and the Village of Western Springs) will be complying with a new required security upgrade to ensure our customers' data is not at risk during an online registration payment.  For most of our users, ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Utility Conflict on Johnson, Work will move to Lawn

The contractor will be moving to Lawn Avenue to begin underground work on Friday, August 17, 2019, weather permitting. Today, the contractor encountered shallow ComEd utilities that directly conflicted with drainage structures planned for the intersection...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 14, 2018

2018 Roadway Program Schedule Updates/Golf Cart Contact Info

Schedule Changes Update

The update sent yesterday mentioned the possibility of pavement removal on Johnson Avenue in the next 2-3 weeks. To clarify, this does not mean the full removal of a lane and consequently, the loss of driveway access yet. The paveme...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 13, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Unscheduled Water Shut-Off/Schedule Changes

Water Shut Off

A leaking water valve was discovered during the 2018 Roadway Program at the intersection of 45th Street and Johnson Avenue. The water valve was not planned for replacement during the project. Public Works will be replacing the water valve on...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 10, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Underground Work Status Update

The contractor is continuing to move north on Johnson Avenue while completing the underground sewer work. They are working at the intersection of 45th Street and Johnson Avenue this afternoon and Monday before moving onto the 4400 block.

The contractor is ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: August 1, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Start Date and Schedule Update

Official Start Date

The contractor will be starting the underground sewer portion of the roadway project tomorrow, August 2, weather permitting. They plan to begin work on Johnson Avenue and 47th Street and work north. They will be moving over to Lawn Aven...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: July 16, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Davis Concrete: Additional Work and Driveway Replacements

Residents located in the 2018 Roadway Program project limits may wish to contact the Village's contractor to schedule additional private work, such as a full driveway replacement. Any and all work scheduled separately by the homeowner shall be a contract ...

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Building Permit Information Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 25, 2018

2018 Roadway Program - Status Update

Staff and Davis Concrete, the general contractor for the 2018 Roadway Program, will be attending a pre-construction meeting on the week of July 9, 2018. The purpose of the meeting will be to solidify project details and schedules. Tentatively, Davis Concr...

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