News Flash

Posted on: June 26, 2019

Metra Adds Trains for Chicago Pride Parade

Metra will add trains on three lines on Sunday, June 30 to accommodate those attending the 50th Annual Chicago Pride Parade. In addition, Metra and Lyft have partnered to provide discounted rides to parade attendees. The parade kicks off at noon at Montro...

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Community News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Commuter Parking Permit Renewals

If you would like to renew your current Village parking permit, you must come in to Village Hall before Friday, June 20 at noon to have your payment processed.

Changes to Parking Permits

There have been changes to the pricing and duration of commuter parkin...

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Community News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Cook County Homeland Security to host Hazard Mitigation Plan meetings

The purpose of the first round of meetings will be to get input from Cook County residents regarding hazards in their community. The second round will be to present the completed Hazard Mitigation Plan to the communities of the County. The more people tha...

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Community News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 24, 2019

West Suburban Citizen Reserve Corps Is Recruiting

The citizen/medical reserve corps is prepared to help with everything from flooding assistance, to widespread power outages, to train derailments, to mass pharmaceutical dispensing. 

They are seeking members of the community with varied skills and...

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Fire & EMS

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 25, 2019

Update to Missing Persons Investigation

The Western Springs Police Department is saddened to report an update to the recent missing persons investigation. They would like to thank the agencies who assisted with the investigation, and everyone who helped spread the word via social media.

Please s...

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Law Enforcement Services
Posted on: June 14, 2019

WSPD Wins State Traffic Safety Award

Chief Brian Budds is pleased to announce that members of the WSPD placed first in the 2018 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge. Learn more by reading the press release, here.

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Law Enforcement Services

News Flash

Posted on: June 17, 2019

ComED Vegetation Management - Timber Trails and Wolf Road

ComEd Timber Trails

ComED will be conducting vegetation management in portions of the Timber Trails subdivision along Wolf Road.  Work is anticipated to take place in June and July. Questions regarding the work can be directed to ComEd at 1-800-334-7661.

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Additional Info... Municipal Services
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Nicor Main Installations - Forest Hills

Nicor 2019

Over the next several months Nicor crews will be in the Village installing new gas main in the Forest Hills area the community.

Work will include directional boring for new gas mains and connections to residential services. In some cases Nicor and its crew...

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Nicor Enhancement Flyer Municipal Services

News Flash

Posted on: June 25, 2019

Summer Pickleball Clinics at the Rec Dept

Pickleball is the latest sports craze sweeping the nation! Come to the Rec Dept and learn how to play or improve your skills!

We have two clinics running July 18-August 22 (Fee $45 R/$55 NR):

440251 B:  Beginner Clinic, Thursdays, 9:00-10:00 am

4402...

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Online registration... Recreation
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Recreation Department is Accepting Applications for Early Childhood Instructor and Assistants

The Recreation Department is accepting employment applications for a part-time Early Childhood Instructor for Fall 2019.  The instructor should be able to teach various early childhood classes.  Candidates should have a flexible schedule...

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Employment Application Recreation
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Pickleball at the Rec Department!

The Rec Dept is offering three ways to play Spring and Summer Pickleball: 

1.  Free Outdoor Open Play

2.  Clinics for Beginner-Advanced

3.  Skills and Drills Classes-Advanced only.

See the Flyer for detailed information. &a...

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Spring-Summer Outdoor Pickleball Flyer 2019 Recreation
Posted on: April 23, 2019

Recreation Dept Summer Camps

The Western Springs Recreation Dept is pleased to offer one of the best day camp programs in the area for children in preschool through third grade.  Our camps allow children to continue their social and physical development in a fun, informal ou...

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Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: June 26, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Official Start Date

The 2019 Roadway Program will officially begin on July 8, 2019, weather permitting. The contractor has elected to work on one street at a time in order to focus their crews on one project area. Below is a tentative schedule for both Clausen and Lawn. Plea...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 21, 2019

2019 Roadway Programs - Project Approval and Documentation

The Village has received all required documentation from the contractor, DiNatale Construction, and the various State agencies for the 2019 Roadway Referendum project. The Village has issued the contractor with a "Notice to Proceed", which fully...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 13, 2019

2018 Roadway Program - Sod Watering

The landscaping contractor will be completing the installation of sod on Johnson today. They will move to Lawn Avenue to sod the Village parkways and install streetscape elements early next week. The Village is providing 2 weeks of watering for all newly ...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 12, 2019

2019 Roadway Program - Nicor Work

The Village has received a number of phone calls pertaining to on-going work on Lawn, Clausen and other nearby streets in the Village. The work occurring on these streets is being performed by Nicor Gas and is not part of the Village roadway program. Nico...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: June 3, 2019

2018 Roadway Program - Topsoil and Restoration Update

The landscaping contractor has procured topsoil for the restoration of the project areas. The stretch of relatively dry days has allowed topsoil manufacturers to  begin producing the product in the quantities required for the project. The landsca...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: May 24, 2019

2018/2019 Roadway Programs - Status Updates

2018 Roadway Program

The consistent rainfall continues to delay the procurement of the topsoil required for the project. The Chicago-land area is reaching record high rainfall this spring, which is halted topsoil production throughout the state. Topsoil re...

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Road Construction Projects
Posted on: May 16, 2019

2018 Roadway Program - Landscaping Subcontractor Start Date

The landscaping subcontractor is scheduled to arrive in Western Springs on Monday, May 20, 2019, weather permitting.The subcontractor is responsible for the restoration of the parkway throughout the project area as well as the installation of various stre...

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Road Construction Projects