Brookfield Welcomes New Businesses to Town

The Village of Brookfield is pleased to welcome an influx of new businesses that have opened in the past 12 months.  Many of these businesses have quickly established a strong foothold and have been embraced with open arms by the community.  Some like Galloping Ghost are established presences in Brookfield that have expanded their business […]

Brookfield Turns 125!

On Saturday, November 3 — Founder’s Day — the Village of Brookfield celebrated 125 years of community history featuring the grand re-opening of the Brookfield Historical Society museum, located at the venerable Grossdale Station. The station and many of the artifacts contained at the refurbished and re-loaded museum contain precious items which directly connect the […]

Call for Artists for Ehlert Park

The Village is looking to collaborate with an artist or artist team to pursue public art to be located at Ehlert Park.  Specifically, the Village and the Brookfield Beautification Commission are undertaking a “call for artists” to create an aesthetically pleasing outdoor mural as a temporary public art display/installation at Ehlert Park. The painted mural […]

Complete Streets Committee to Initiate Washington Avenue Bike Lane Study

The Village’s interdepartmental “Complete Streets” Committee met earlier in June to review bike and pedestrian improvements contained in the new Active Transportation Plan.  At the meeting, it was determined that there were budgeted funds available (per the 2018 budget approved by the Board of Trustees) for bike striping along Washington Avenue, and that detailed study/programming […]

Call for Artists for Fine Arts Festival

The Chamber of Commerce will once again host the Fine Arts Festival this September.  The event is scheduled for Kiwanis Park on September 22 starting at 9 AM and running until 4 PM.  If you are interested in participating, please fill out the application at the following link: 2018 Art Fair Application

Brookfield Offers New Business Sign Program

The Village of Brookfield has established a new signage program, offering 0% interest loans to businesses seeking new signage or upgraded signs.  Business pursuing new signage also can get a waiver on their building permit fees.  The program is designed to be a win-win, with the community benefiting by having more attractive signs along Ogden […]