Brook Park School Fundraiser on Tap

Brook Park Elementary School is excited to share the progress of our Playground Project! You can support this project by donating to the Walk-a-Thon in May or by becoming a sponsor or player at the 2nd Annual BPC Golf outing on June 23rd at Ruffled Feathers. Please visit the Brook Park Council’s Facebook page to […]

Village Welcomes New Business to Downtown

Brookfield is now home to a new business, the Painted Studio, which has opened in the downtown shopping district on 3744 Grand Boulevard.  Owner Morey Curtis Dunbar sponsored a grand opening on March 23, with free workshops and tours of her store, preceded by an open house on March 22.  Dunbard intends to offer a […]

Project NICE Set for Saturday, April 27

Project NICE is coming!  Come be a part of one of the largest community events of the year. Each year over 300 volunteers come together in order to clean up parks, plant flowers, mulch trees, pick up trash, conserve natural resources and beautify our public spaces. All of which makes Brookfield a better place to […]

Village to Seek Metra Station Roof Bids

The Village of Brookfield will initiate the formal process to obtain bids for the replacement of the downtown Metra station located near the intersection of Burlington and Prairie (by Irish Times). This effort will be an important step in keeping the station in good physical condition, preventing future leaks and continuing to improve the overall […]

Bowling Alley Demo to Start March 18

The Village will begin the bowling alley demolition in earnest on March 18.  The demo is scheduled to be completed over an 11 day period ending on March 29.  Clean-up work will take place in April. Prior to the actual demolition, the Village’s demo contractors will be performing asbestos remediation in preparation for the demolition […]

Village to Host Adopt-A-Spot Event March 9

The Village’s Brookfield Beautification Commission (BBC) will hosting its annual Adopt-A-Spot volunteer sign-up event on Saturday, March 9th at Brookfield Village Hall.  The sign-up will take place from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The Brookfield Adopt-A-Spot program provides individuals, families, organizations and businesses with the opportunity to “adopt” a designated area of the Village, typically for a […]

Metra Service Advisory for January 30

Metra will be operating a modified train schedule, to address the severe weather including sub-zero temperatures forecast for January 30.  Please see the news release below regarding Metra’s modified train schedules for Wednesday, January 30. Click here to visit the Metra website and view the schedules for each rail line. Remember to check the Metra […]

Village to Seek Bowling Alley Demo Bids

The Village of Brookfield will initiate the formal process to obtain bids for the demolition of the former bowling alley at 3514 Maple Avenue. This effort will be an important step in executing the new Comprehensive Plan as well as the 8 Corners TIF Plan, with both planning documents prioritizing the bowling alley for redevelopment. […]