Village Board Unanimously Approves Complete Streets Policy

The Village of Brookfield’s Board of Trustees adopted a Complete Streets policy yesterday that will encourage active transportation, improve safety and expand accessibility for all roadway users. Complete Streets are roadways that account for the mobility of all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and motorists. These policies can promote smart financial planning of roadway […]

First “Bike Brookfield” was a great success

The inaugural Bike Brookfield event was a great success this past Saturday, May 21.  Over four hundred participants pre-registered for the event and many more signed up that day to join the ride. The Bike Brookfield event featured a Bike Rodeo, Kids Ride, 5K/10K Community Ride, and an after party with refreshments and live music.  […]

Tree Saplings on Offer to Brookfield Residents

As a Tree City USA Award recipient since 1981, the Village of Brookfield is known for its outstanding urban forest. We want to share opportunities to bring even more trees to residents. Free Oak Tree Saplings The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) recently began distributing free oak tree saplings to Cook County residents as part […]

14th Annual Dunkin’ Donuts Cop on Rooftop

Join the Brookfield Police Department and Brookfield Zoo Police Department in supporting the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run! Stop by Dunkin’ Donuts at 9208 Ogden Ave in Brookfield this Friday, May 20 between the hours of 5 am and 2 pm to see some of Brookfield’s finest up on the roof. T-shirts, hats, pins, and […]

Bike Brookfield Coming Saturday May 21

The Village-sponsored Bike Brookfield event is just around the corner, and bicyclists in the region are set to converge on Brookfield on May 21 — rain or shine.  Thanks to strong registration, the Village has bumped up the number of registrants getting t-shirts from 300 to 350.  Late registrants or day-of registrants are welcome to participate and then […]

ICYMI: Brookfield Featured on WCIU TV

In case you missed it, the Village of Brookfield was featured on WCIU (the “U”) last Friday.  The TV show “Around the Block” featured local landmarks including the Brookfield Historical Society plus Local Mocha and Burger Antics along with interviews of the key officials. The website also featured a link to the new restaurant, Mary’s […]

Bike Ride Registrants Exceeds 290

The Village is pleased to report that 291 persons have registered for the May 21 Bike Brookfield event as of May 2.  As a reminder, the first 300 registrants will get a free t-shirt for participation in the event.  Late registrants or day-of registrants are welcome to participate, do the ride, and enjoy the live music […]