Tree Saplings on Offer to Brookfield Residents

As a Tree City USA Award recipient since 1981, the Village of Brookfield is known for its outstanding urban forest. We want to share opportunities to bring even more trees to residents. Free Oak Tree Saplings The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) recently began distributing free oak tree saplings to Cook County residents as part […]

14th Annual Dunkin’ Donuts Cop on Rooftop

Join the Brookfield Police Department and Brookfield Zoo Police Department in supporting the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run! Stop by Dunkin’ Donuts at 9208 Ogden Ave in Brookfield this Friday, May 20 between the hours of 5 am and 2 pm to see some of Brookfield’s finest up on the roof. T-shirts, hats, pins, and […]

Bike Brookfield Coming Saturday May 21

The Village-sponsored Bike Brookfield event is just around the corner, and bicyclists in the region are set to converge on Brookfield on May 21 — rain or shine.  Thanks to strong registration, the Village has bumped up the number of registrants getting t-shirts from 300 to 350.  Late registrants or day-of registrants are welcome to participate and then […]

ICYMI: Brookfield Featured on WCIU TV

In case you missed it, the Village of Brookfield was featured on WCIU (the “U”) last Friday.  The TV show “Around the Block” featured local landmarks including the Brookfield Historical Society plus Local Mocha and Burger Antics along with interviews of the key officials. The website also featured a link to the new restaurant, Mary’s […]

Bike Ride Registrants Exceeds 290

The Village is pleased to report that 291 persons have registered for the May 21 Bike Brookfield event as of May 2.  As a reminder, the first 300 registrants will get a free t-shirt for participation in the event.  Late registrants or day-of registrants are welcome to participate, do the ride, and enjoy the live music […]

Village Taking New Rain Barrel Applications

The Village’s Rain Barrel program continues in 2016!  The program is a free program allowing homeowners to obtain up to 4 rain barrels and is available through the Village’s Community & Economic Development Department (708 485-7344 extension 3). The Village thanks the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District for its continued support of the program, which benefits the […]

Countdown to April 23 Project NICE Begins

The Village’s Brookfield Beautification Committee is still seeking volunteers for the upcoming Project NICE community clean up.  Residents are urged to join on Saturday April 23rd and help give our parks and Village a spring cleaning! Volunteers will pitch in to rake, mulch, plant and pick up trash. Volunteers are asked to come to the Village […]

Scam Alert – Electricity Shut Off

Residents should be on guard for anyone calling their homes or businesses in regards to unpaid utility bills that will result in immediate shut off of their electricity. During this scam the caller claims that they work for Commonwealth Edison and that their electricity will be shut off immediately due to an unpaid bill. Respondents […]