Metra Survey

Metra is seeking your assistance. They are conducting an online survey to ask customers, former customers and prospective customers what they think about a variety of potential fare and ticket options, including off-peak and reverse-commute pricing, one-day and seven-day passes, loyalty programs and other ideas. The link to the survey is here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MetraFareStudy Click here […]

Brookfield Rolls Out New Business Sign Program

The Village of Brookfield has gone live with a new signage program, offering 0% interest loans to businesses seeking new signage or upgraded signs.  The program is designed to be a win-win, with the community benefiting by having more attractive signs along Ogden Avenue and in the 8 Corners business district, while at the same […]

BBC Adopt-a-Spot Kickoff Meeting March 11

The Village’s Brookfield Beautification Commission (BBC) will be holding an Adopt-a-Spot kickoff meeting on Saturday, March 11.  The meeting will be held at Village Hall. The Brookfield Adopt-A-Spot program provides individuals, families, organizations and businesses with the opportunity to volunteer to “adopt” a designated area of the Village. Volunteers help pick up litter and pull weeds […]

Brookfield on Prime Time

NBC’s hit show, Chicago PD, this week aired an episode featuring one of Brookfield’s Ogden landmarks, the Colony Motel.  An intense Bonny and Clyde style scene played out in one of the Colony Hotel’s recently renovated rooms. Village staff and the location scouts had discussions of future filming opportunities, so take a minute to see Brookfield […]

Spring is around the corner…

The Village will be offering a 50/50 parkway tree replacement program as well as a 50/50 sidewalk replacement program.  Please call 708-485-1444 to be placed on the list for either program.  Once you are on the list, you will be contacted with more information when it  becomes available as to the homeowner cost and tree species […]

Village Convenes 2nd Realtor Meeting; Crain’s Reports Solid Increase in Home Sales

The Village of Brookfield on February 2 held its second annual Realtor Breakfast in collaboration with area school districts.  Area brokers heard all six K-8 and high school districts deliver remarks on the important projects and curriculum updates the schools are undertaking, while also relaying important facts about the school systems (test scores, graduation rates, school report […]