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Posted on: November 10, 2018

Holiday food drive a huge success!

Holiday Food Drive volunteers stand together at the River Grove Food Pantry

As part of this year's Community Holiday Food Drive, a huge group of local volunteers recently came together to collect donations to benefit our Food Pantry. The group included Lions Club members, River Grove Cub Scout Pack 144, local students and volunte...

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Posted on: October 28, 2018

River Grove Cub Scouts now accepting new members

Cub Scout badges on display

River Grove Cub Scout Pack 144 is now accepting new scouts! Meetings take place every Wednesday (except for the 3rd week of the month) from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Elmer Wolf Senior Center located at 2607 Thatcher. Any 1st thru 5th grade boys are we...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Unity in Community Foundation visits River Grove

Tom Brimie and Peggy Kasillis delivering supplies to the River Grove Food Pantry

Led by Tom Brimie and Peggy Kasillas, the Unity in Community Foundation recently stopped by the River Grove Food Pantry to donate an entire carload of food and other supplies to our residents in need.

"The Village of River Grove would like to thank th...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

ICC approves rate increase for Nicor

Gas Meter

Nicor Gas filed a request with the Illinois Commerce Commission in March 2017 to increase rates for natural gas delivery service. On Wednesday, January 31st, the ICC approved a rate increase in the amount of $137.1 million. This rate increase will be the ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Top Five ways to save money, energy with your smart meter

Smart Meter located on the brick wall of a home

Now that most ComEd customers have smart meters, ComEd wants you to save energy and save money on your electric bills by using smart meter-enabled tools.

Jump into savings by…

 1. Accessing Personalized Energy-Management Tools through your...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Financial assistance funds available for people's electric bills

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If you are falling behind on your energy bills, you may be eligible to receive help from ComEd’s CARE program, which is accepting applications for Residential Special Hardship and CHAMP grants.

Thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act, legislation that ComEd h...

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Posted on: October 28, 2018

4th Annual Tree Lighting

Christmas trees with lights at night at the Gazebo

Please join us for some great family photos and memories! 

  • What: 4th Annual Village of River Grove Tree Lighting
  • When: Sunday, November 25th from 4pm to 6pm
  • Where: River Front Park & Gazebo, 8701 W. Grand Avenue

A Christmas tree will be placed in...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Santa teaming up with the RGFD to help residents in need

Santa waving while riding on a fire truck

To help kick off the holiday season, Mayor Dave Guerin and the River Grove Fire Department will be conducting their 18th Annual Santa Stop Food Drive. 

  • What: The 18th Annual Santa Stop Food Drive
  • When: Sunday, December 2, 2018
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:...
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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Additional Fullerton Avenue Improvements scheduled for 2019

Peter Silvestri meeting with Mayor Guerin to coordinate Fullerton Avenue reconstruction

At the September 20th, 2018, Village Board meeting, village trustees unanimously approved an Intergovernmental Agreement with Cook County that will schedule Fullerton Avenue from Maple Street to 1st Avenue for reconstruction. 

The agreement is the...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Author Kenneth Knack presented with the Key to River Grove

Mayor Guerin presenting author Kenneth Knack with the Key to River Grove

At the September 20th Village Board meeting, River Grove Village President Dave Guerin presented local author Kenneth J. Knack with the Key to River Grove for his outstanding work compiling a pictorial history of our town. 

"Ken is a great gu...

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Posted on: October 6, 2018

November Newsletter now available

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Click here to read the November 2018 Newsletter.


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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Signup for Emergency Alerts!

CivicReady signup flyer

New Emergency Alert System!

The Village of River Grove has launched a new mass notifications system for its citizens! CivicReady is a communication service that sends emergent and immediate alerts to River Grove citizens who are subscribed to the system.Al...

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