News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2020

BNSF Crossing Closures Overnight on Friday and Saturday.

Night work is scheduled to take place on the BNSF railroad tracks on Friday and Saturday night beginning at 7 pm in the evening until 9 am the following morning. 

Crossings at Lawn and Grand Avenues, and pedestrian ...

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Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Styrofoam Recycling Resumes in October

Monthly Styrofoam collection will resume the first Saturday in October, at the Recreation Center, from 9 am - 12 noon.

The Green Team will accept separated clean, dry, block foam, and food containers.
No shiny non-rip foam or ‘peanuts’...

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Styrofoam Recycling Flyer Community News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Commuter Parking Permit Renewals

Commuter Parking Permit Reminder: 
Renewals notices are being mailed out this week to those who park along the tracks. Payment must be received on/or before Tuesday, September 22 at 5 pm.  
Learn more at: https://wsprings...
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Community News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Spring Rock Park Tree Survey for Pedestrian Bridge

A Tollway field team will be conducting tree surveys within Spring Rock Park during the week of September 22 (weather dependent), to determine the path layout for the pedestrian bridge. 

This tree survey is for identification only – no t...

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Community News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Cook County Property Tax Appeal Webinars

The Cook County Board of Review is holding property tax assessment appeal webinars for residents seeking to appeal their 2020 property tax assessments.   

The webinars are free, and will be held:

  • Thursday, September 17, at 11:00 am & 6...
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Community News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Help Cook County Improve Plainfield Road

If you travel on Plainfield Road or live nearby, Cook County wants to hear from you. The Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways is conducting a study and gathering information from the community to evaluate future transportation needs along...

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Community News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

47th Street Resurfacing by IDOT

On September 14, the Illinois Department of Transportation will begin a resurfacing project on 47th Street, from County Line Road through Western Springs. One lane in each direction will be maintained during construction, with full road re-opening anticip...

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Community News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Tuesday Topics, September 15

Village President Alice Gallagher now publishes a Tuesday Topics bulletin - a new platform for sharing information about current issues in the Village of Western Springs. 

Tuesday Topics is published here and on the Village Facebook page.

Stay up t...

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Community News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Memorializing the Northern Catalpa "Keebler" Tree

*UPDATE*

Keebler Tree keepsakes, in the form of ~4”diameter wooden discs, will be available at Village Hall on Tuesday, September 1 beginning at 9 am. The discs will be available to residents, at no cost, in the main lobby of Village Hall, on a f...

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Community News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Register to Vote & Request a Mail-in Ballot

Now is the time to make sure you are registered to vote, and to request a ballot for the General Election on November 3.

For information about voting in Illinois, visit the Illinois State Board of Elections website.

Register to vote directly online, and req...

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Community News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

COVID-19 Information Update

The Village would like to share information regarding case numbers in our area reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health, and contact tracing efforts by the Cook County Department of Public Health.

Data by Zip Code:

Some residents have expressed ...

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Community News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Rave Alert and Smart911 - Register today!

The Village has migrated from the Code Red emergency notification system, to Rave Alert and Smart911. Registration is required for anyone who lives/works in Western Springs, and users can customize the types of messages they’d like to receive. P...

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