Residents from properties bordering the 3400 block between Arden Avenue and McCormick Avenue approached the Village of Brookfield staff regarding rear yard flooding issues. Representatives from the Village and Hancock Engineering met with residents to observe the ponding and ultimately Hancock Engineering was directed to obtain elevations in the rear yards and to develop options […]
The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will once again host the Fine Arts Festival this coming Saturday (Sep 24) at Kiwanis Park. In addition, the non-profit Beautify Brookfield’s 4TH ANNUAL DUCK RACE will start at noon at the Salt Creek / Washington Street Bridge crossing. Please buy your rubber ducks for $5 at the Farmer’s Market, the […]
Telephone service has been restored to the Village Hall. AT&T is continuing to monitor the service for intermittent dropped calls. As always, if you need emergency assistance, please call 911.
UPDATE: The Village has been notified that runway maintenance at Midway Airport required a temporary change to air traffic patterns. Planes were arriving from the northwest. This is usually the direction in which planes takeoff. The maintenance is now complete and air traffic patterns have returned to normal. Recently, the village has received a substantial […]
The Village has scheduled a public hearing on Monday, September 12 at 6:30 P.M. concerning the 8 Corners business district. The meeting will be held as part of the normal Village Board proceedings. The purpose of the hearing is to roll out a proposed plan for the redevelopment of the 8 Corners business district, utilizing […]
The Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad will be closing down East Avenue crossing on Monday Sept. 19th for 10 days and immediately moving over to 47th Street no later than Oct. 3rd. This is to upgrade the crossings and repair rail defects as well.
Join the Brookfield Conservation Commission for Meet the Creek, Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at the Kiwanis Park picnic pavilion. Take a canoe ride; interact with live reptiles courtesy of the Chicago Herpetological Society, and view fish and other critters found in the Salt Creek. A scavenger hunt and crafts will […]
The Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District informed us that the entire Village is scheduled for mosquito spraying this evening, between the hours of 7:30 pm to midnight.
A press release from Chief Episcopo Arson arrest Press release
Jim Episcopo, Chief of Police, will host his second “Coffee with the Chief” at Loca Mocha Coffee Shop on September 2nd from 7:00 am to 8:30 am. All residents are encouraged to attend. He will be available for questions, concerns and comments. Hope to see you there!