BBC Announces Garden Recognition Program Winners

The Brookfield Beautification Commission is pleased to announce its first 2016 winner for the Garden Recognition program.  The program is designed to honor the homeowners who maintain their homes with attractive landscaping and gardens.  For more information including photos of the 2016 winners, please go to the BBC web page: Beautification Committee    

July 4th Parade and Celebration

The 2016 Village of Brookfield Independence Day Celebration will take place on Monday, July 4th.  Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. with the annual parade that departs from the intersection of Grand Boulevard and Garfield Avenue, travels down Grand Boulevard to Brookfield Avenue ending at the Village Hall. Following the parade (approximately 12:30 p.m.) join us in […]

Wounded Warrior “Soldier Ride” Coming Thursday

The Wounded Warrior Project’s “Soldier Ride” bicycle event will come through Brookfield the morning of Thursday, June 23. Wounded veterans are participating in an 18-mile bicycle ride from 9 a.m. to noon this Thursday, starting in River Forest and ending at the Brookfield Zoo. They will ride through River Forest, Oak Park, Forest Park, North […]

Brookfield Police Burglary Alert

Brookfield Police | June 9, 2016 BROOKFIELD POLICE – VEHICLE BURGLARY ALERT Over the last three days, the Village of Brookfield has experienced fifteen (15) burglary from motor vehicle incidents.  All of the victim vehicles had been unlocked.   Loose change and other small items were taken while larger items of value were left behind.  All […]

Plant Swap this Saturday!

Plant Swap | June 4, 2016 PLANT SWAP – THE BROOKFIELD GARDEN CLUB WHEN: Saturday June 4th.  7:30AM-8:00AM plant drop off & viewing.  8:00am – time to swap.  This is fun & fast moving, so come early. WHERE: West lawn of the Brookfield Village Hall (next to the farmer’s market) WHAT: free plant exchange.  Bring new […]

Memorial Day Observace

Please note that the VFW will host a Memorial Day Observance Ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 30, 2016 at Veterans Circle.  The public is welcome to attend the ceremony at the circle and then welcome at the VFW Hall on Ogden and Forest on following the ceremony for a lunch.

Village Board Unanimously Approves Complete Streets Policy

The Village of Brookfield’s Board of Trustees adopted a Complete Streets policy yesterday that will encourage active transportation, improve safety and expand accessibility for all roadway users. Complete Streets are roadways that account for the mobility of all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and motorists. These policies can promote smart financial planning of roadway […]

First “Bike Brookfield” was a great success

The inaugural Bike Brookfield event was a great success this past Saturday, May 21.  Over four hundred participants pre-registered for the event and many more signed up that day to join the ride. The Bike Brookfield event featured a Bike Rodeo, Kids Ride, 5K/10K Community Ride, and an after party with refreshments and live music.  […]