Winter Weather is Coming…

The Department of Public Works and Public Safety Departments are asking that all residents be aware that the first winter weather of the season is fast approaching.  We expect to have significant snowfall and the potential for dangerous driving conditions as early as this evening.  Public Works is prepared to respond accordingly to the weather […]

Workforce Center Announces Hiring Incentives to Area Employers

The Cicero Workforce Center located at 2138 S. 61st Ct., Cicero IL 60804, is now offering area-wide employers incentives to hire individuals into specific career paths.  The Center can provide up to $10,000 in reimbursements to employers for hiring and training qualified individuals.  Further, they also process the necessary “intake” paperwork required to qualify and […]

Sherwin Williams Ribbon Cutting Held Nov. 23

The Village of Brookfield is pleased to announce the opening of national retailer Sherwin Williams on 9540 Ogden Avenue.  The paint store company in conjunction with President Ketchmark and members of the Village Board held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, November 23 to celebrate the opening.  Representing Sherwin Williams was developer Kevin Vernick and store manager […]

3 Stores Open for Business in Brookfield

The Village of Brookfield is happy to welcome three new businesses to Brookfield! Skadarliya – The first to open was Skadarliya, a bar/restaurant/cafe featuring American and Central European cuisine in a modern, sophisticated atmosphere.  The business owners invested in a major interior rehab to overhaul the look and feel of the existing space – Location: […]

Village Holds Successful Developer Breakfast

The Village of Brookfield held its second Developer Breakfast on November 4, an event to showcase the Village as an attractive place for regional developers to invest in commercial and residential real estate.  The event attracted a large group of developers from the greater Chicago region as well as real estate professionals and business owners […]

Monsters on Mainstreet

The Brookfield Historical Society and the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce present Monsters on Mainstreet Saturday, October 24, 2015! Trick or Treat at participating businesses in the Broadway and Grand Boulevard business districts (those with the Monsters on Mainstreet Pumpkin sign in their window) from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.  Costume contest at the Grossdale Station at 3:00 […]

New home resale ordinance to take effect October 1

On September 14, 2015, the Village of Brookfield Village Board made significant changes to the home resale ordinance. Essentially, the requirement for sellers to obtain a home inspection from the Village is repealed and replaced with a requirement that home buyers obtain a home inspection. The buyer would obtain an inspection from a state-licensed inspector […]