Thanksgiving Fire Safety

State Fire Marshal Shares Thanksgiving Safety Tips CHICAGO – This Thanksgiving, the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) urges Illinoisans to be mindful when preparing Thanksgiving dinner. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year. In 2015, fire departments […]

Spotlight on Solar Energy Projects in Brookfield

Did you know that Brookfield property owners are undertaking cutting edge solar energy projects in Brookfield?  In the past 2 1/2 years, the Village has seen 5 solar energy projects either on a stand-alone basis or as part of larger home improvement projects.  These include projects located at: 3615 Arden 3617 Prairie 3637 Prairie 4137 […]

Village Welcomes New Downtown Businesses

The past year and half has seen a real renaissance in Brookfield’s downtown, as new businesses move in, expand and invest. In the past 18 months, the following businesses have elected to make downtown Brookfield their new home: Alphabet Learning Center – 3726 Grand Boulevard (2nd location) Strive 4 Fitness – Grand Boulevard (expanded location) […]

Developers Converge on Brookfield for Development Conference

The Village of Brookfield today held a very well attended Developer Breakfast to discuss real estate opportunities in the community.  With over 50 real estate professionals and others in attendance at Village Hall, President Kit Ketchmark joined with State Representative Michael Zalewski to discuss recent trends in Brookfield real estate, State of Illinois legislation impacting […]

Village Board Honors Residents for Beautification Projects

On Monday, October 23, the Village of Brookfield Board of Trustees honored members of the community for achievements in beautification projects throughout Brookfield.  The projects were coordinated by the Brookfield Beautification Commission (BBC) and Village staff.  Honorees included: Landscaping Project at Ogden/East Avenue Sarah Thomas – Ms. Thomas was the previous BBC chair and led […]