Fall Project NICE Slated for Saturday

The Village’s Brookfield Beautification Commission (BBC) is hosting Fall Project NICE this Saturday. If interested, please come to Village Hall at 8:30 on Saturday morning. The goal: each year volunteers come together in order to clean up parks, plant flowers, mulch trees, pick up trash, conserve natural resources and beautify our public spaces. For more […]

Beautify Brookfield’s Duck Race Nets Prizes…and Funding for Future Art Projects

On a beautiful sunny late September day, approximately 750 rubber duckies raced down the Salt Creek in order to raise money for Beautify Brookfield, a non-profit organization supporting the efforts of Brookfield’s Beautification Commission as it promotes beautification projects within the Village of Brookfield. This year’s event raised over $3,000 after paying out a $500 […]

Rodent Update for August

To update last month’s report on rodent control, the Village is continuing to work with the Cook County Public Health Department to track complaints and to reduce property maintenance problems that contribute to the rodent population. Although the Village does not have a formal rodent program, the Village has an active property maintenance program that […]

Homeowner Tips for Rodent Control

The Village on occasion receives complaints about rats in the community.  While the Village does NOT have a formal “rat program,” it can offer a few tips for homeowners to prevent the problem from arising in their neighborhoods: Make sure to properly dispose garbage and secure garbage can lids; Don’t let standing water accumulate (e.g., […]

Bike Brookfield Is Back!

You asked and we listened! The Village is pleased to announce that the Bike Brookfield 10K community ride is being rescheduled. The new date of June 17 at 9:00 A.M. will coincide with the fantastic Farmers Market held on that Saturday. Riders are encouraged to do a little shopping at the Farmers Market before or […]

Cantata Offers New In-Home Support for Seniors

Brookfield-based Cantata is rolling out a new service called Take2 for seniors seeking to stay in their homes. According to Cantata, Take2 changes the way care at home is delivered by providing personalized senior home care that offers scheduled and unscheduled support 24/7 at a significantly lower cost. With an estimated 90% of people (65+) wanting to […]