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  • 34 Riverside residents apply for concealed carry by start of April

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department reported that a total of 34 Riverside residents have applied for a Concealed Carry License as of March 31.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Follow Riverside police on Twitter for heads up on enforcement zones

    RIVERSIDE – When Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel was tasked with finding solutions that would discourage speeding around school's and parks by the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • D-208 extends contract for superintendent through 2018

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Brookfield District 208 Board of Education announced it voted to extend the district superintendent’s contract through 2018 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • North Riverside pot dealer pleads guilty

    Mitchell R. Mayle, 22, of North Riverside was convicted April 2 after he pleaded guilty to the charge of possession of cannabis with intent to deliver ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • RB summer driver’s ed registration to be held April 30

    RIVERSIDE – Summer school sign up for driver’s education will take place April 30 in the Little Theatre at 6 p.m.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Prep roundup: Nazareth softball splits with Bishop Mac

    Nazareth’s softball team split Saturday’s doubleheader against Bishop McNamara, winning 7-0 and losing 4-1.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Riverside Brookfield baseball trying to find winning formula

    BROOKFIELD – This is not last year’s Riverside Brookfield baseball team. This year’s Bulldogs have t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Riverside receives $1.5M in state grants

    RIVERSIDE – The village of Riverside announced April 14 it has received two grants from the Illinois Department of Transportation totaling $1,572,820.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Brookfield library to host author Tom Montgomery Fate April 29

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Public Library will host author Tom Montgomery Fate at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at the library for a discussion of his boo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Riverside looking to fill commission vacancies

    RIVERSIDE – The village of Riverside announced that it is currently seeking to fill vacancies on the Historical, Landscape and Safe Environment commis ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Brookfield police continue hunt for man accused of speeding through S.E. Gross track meet

    BROOKFIELD – Investigators from the Brookfield Police Department believe they have identified the man behind the wheel of a car that suddenly drove of ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
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    If you've ever found yourself in one of these situations, we've got something for you: • You're chat ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Westchester resident, Lyons educator returns home after teaching in Russia

    WESTCHESTER – After spending two weeks in Russia with the Teachers for Global Classrooms program, a Westchester resident is back in the states and eag ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Brookfield homeowner confronts man trying to get into his home

    BROOKFIELD – A Brookfield resident who was asleep on a couch in his living room had a rude awakening April 16 at about 2:30 a.m. when he discovered a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Jacob and Gabriel Kaminski win titles at wrestling nationals

    Brothers Jacob Kaminski and Gabriel Kaminski started the wrestling season with big tournament titles and finished the season in the same fashion.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Riverside hires community development director

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside's Village Manager Peter Scalera announced at Thursday's Village Board meeting that the village has filled an open position for a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Lyons board approves food and beverage tax, abolishes term limits

    LYONS – At their regular meeting on Wednesday, the Lyons Village Board accepted two ordinances approved by voters on a ballot referendum March 18 and ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Cartoonist Charley Krebs featured at North Riverside library

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – Charley Krebs, current Chicago Jazz Magazine cartoonist, former Suburban Life cartoonist and long-time Riverside resident, will pres ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • North Riverside resident receives Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship

    RIVERSIDE – The Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation Board of Directors recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a senior at Queen of Peace High School.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Brookfield Zoo volunteers keep things running smoothly for guests

    BROOKFIELD – It takes a lot to keep the Brookfield Zoo running smoothly.The world renowned zoo requi ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:54 pm
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