RBHS to Sponsor New Talk Show

Riverside Brookfield High School’s RBTV will air a live talk show called Talknado produced by RBTV production students. The live show will feature students, staff, guests, and local businesses around the community.  The inaugural show will broadcast on Friday May 10th, at 1:30 pm on RBTV. The show is hosted by students Senior Alex Freel […]

May 18 to Feature 3 Community Events

Mark your calendar for a one-day “staycation” on May 18 in Brookfield.  On that day, the community will be hosting 3 major events designed for the community and regional visitors: the Bike Brookfield event will be on Saturday morning (scroll down for more details or go to this link:  Bike Brookfield details) The Village and […]

Bike Brookfield Is Coming Next Week!

The annual Bike Brookfield event is coming – rain or shine!  The Village is gearing up for a fun-filled event on Saturday, May 18, featuring 3 major activities: 9 AM kids bike rodeo 10 AM kids ride 11 AM community bike ride. Please click on the link (Bike Route Map ) to see the map of […]

Growing Season = Mowing Season

Because the days are getting longer and the rain keeps coming, grass and weeds are now growing very quickly. As a reminder, property owners are required to cut grass before it reaches 8″ in length and to maintain bushes so that they do not encroach on the alley or other public right-of-way. The Village’s property […]

Brookfield Participates in State Panel on Attracting Millennials

The Village of Brookfield participated in a state panel last week, “Attracting Millennials to Your Community,” sponsored by the Illinois Tax Increment Association.  The association is a leading voice for economic development, TIF legislation, and professional development in the state.  The topic, while focused on the millennial cohort which now constitutes the largest age group […]

Tony’s Family Restaurant Is Back!

The newly relaunched Tony’s Family Restaurant is back!  The popular diner has re-opened on the 8900 block of Ogden, across the street from CVS and A to Z Pediatrics, serving classic American comfort food, in a beautifully refurbished space.  The successful business has opted to stay in Brookfield while expanding operations – expanding into a […]

Yard waste pick up begins April 1st

Spring is here! Beginning Monday, April 1st, Groot will begin picking up yard waste again. All yard waste must be in a kraft paper bag or a container marked “Yard Waste”. Free stickers are available at the Village Hall to mark your cans. Please be certain containers are not excessively heavy. Yard waste includes leaves, […]