Brookfield on Prime Time

NBC’s hit show, Chicago PD, this week aired an episode featuring one of Brookfield’s Ogden landmarks, the Colony Motel.  An intense Bonny and Clyde style scene played out in one of the Colony Hotel’s recently renovated rooms. Village staff and the location scouts had discussions of future filming opportunities, so take a minute to see Brookfield […]

Spring is around the corner…

The Village will be offering a 50/50 parkway tree replacement program as well as a 50/50 sidewalk replacement program.  Please call 708-485-1444 to be placed on the list for either program.  Once you are on the list, you will be contacted with more information when it  becomes available as to the homeowner cost and tree species […]

Village Convenes 2nd Realtor Meeting; Crain’s Reports Solid Increase in Home Sales

The Village of Brookfield on February 2 held its second annual Realtor Breakfast in collaboration with area school districts.  Area brokers heard all six K-8 and high school districts deliver remarks on the important projects and curriculum updates the schools are undertaking, while also relaying important facts about the school systems (test scores, graduation rates, school report […]

Bank Robbery at 9009 Ogden Avenue

At 12:03 P.M. Officers received a call of a “Hold up” alarm at the Citibank 9009 Ogden, followed by a 911 call from inside the bank that a robbery just occurred. Suspect described as possibly a male black 20-30 years old, wearing a grey hoodie had left the bank on foot eastbound with an undisclosed […]

Firewood free for the taking

The Department of Public Works has taken down several trees this week.  The logs have been left  and residents are welcome to take them for firewood.  Below are the locations: 3516 Woodside Ave. 8626 Riverside Ave. 3828 McCormick Ave 3841 McCormick Ave. 3837 Rosemear Ave. Village Hall Parking lot West Kiwanis 3201 Park Ave. We […]

Village Adopts ‘Zoning Modernization’ Ordinance to Promote Transit-Oriented Development

On January 9, 2017, the Village of Brookfield Board of Trustees adopted state-of-the-art Zoning Modernization that will streamline the development review process for all new construction in the 3 business districts adjacent to Brookfield’s 3 Metra train station depots. By streamlining and improving the development process in tandem with construction and design standards, the Village […]