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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Citizen Police Academy – Now Accepting Applications!

Interested in learning more about your local police force? Want to help reduce crime in your neighborhood? The Woodridge Police Department is now accepting applications for the Citizen Police Academy! The Citizen Police Academy is part of the Woodridge's ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Filing Dates for Village and Library Elected Offices

Woodridge residents seeking to run for Village of Woodridge or Woodridge Public Library elected offices are required to file their petition packet with the Village Clerk's Office. The petition packet filing period will occur from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ea...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2016

Your Government and You - Week 3: Service Opportunities in 2017

This is the last week of the Village's local involvement series and previous topics included how to serve your community and how to share your voice. This week the topic explains the opportunities beginning next year that introduce participants to aspects...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Proposed 2017 Budget Calls for No Increase in Property Tax, Eliminates Water Utility Tax

For the third consecutive year, and fourth time in the last five years, the Village of Woodridge is considering a budget that does not raise property taxes. The budget instead proposes using other revenue sources to support the wide variety of services ...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Your Government and You - Week 2: Let Us Hear Your Voice

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Last week, the Village began a three-week series on how residents can serve the Woodridge community. This week the topic explains the different opportunities throughout the year that allow you to interact with the Mayor & Village Board, Village staff ...Read on...

Posted on: November 11, 2016

Your Government and You - Week 1: Serve Your Community

Woodridge is the proud home of nearly 33,000 self-described friendly people who have worked hand-in-hand with elected officials and Village staff over the years to imagine the best that Woodridge can be and help build that vision. One of the biggest and m...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

Eagle Scout Project Helps Protect East Branch of the DuPage River

IMG_20161015_100313Sml.jpg The fish in the East Branch of the DuPage River can breathe a little easier now that Eagle Scout candidate Gavin Thomas and his fellow Boy Scouts have helped remind people of importance of keeping our waterbodies clean. Gavin and 20 volunteers made up of...Read on... More Information on SCARCE....
Posted on: October 17, 2016

Village Names Brian Cunningham as Chief of Police

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The Village has announced the hiring of Brian Cunningham as the next Chief of Police. This culminates a state-wide search and recruitment process, which included gathering input from the community at large and a community interview panel which reflected ...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

Now Available - Dispose of Unused or Expired Medications in Woodridge!

The Village of Woodridge is excited to announce a new service for residents! Unwanted and expired prescriptions can be dropped off at the Woodridge Police Department from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Needles, syringes, sharps, illegal dr...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

Commercial Airlines Fly Quiet Test Program

Many residents have noticed over the last several weeks that commercial aircraft seem to be flying over our area more frequently and at times at lower altitudes. From the information the Village has been able to gather, the change appears to be related to...Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

Woodridge Celebrates Walk to School Day

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Students, parents, and community members from John L. Sipley Elementary School were joined by Village of Woodridge Mayor Gina Cunningham, Woodridge School District 68 Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cathy Skinner, Sipley Principal Dr. Don Mrozik, and member...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Chief of Police Retires from Woodridge Police Department

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After 30 years of distinctive service to the Woodridge Police Department, Chief Gina Grady will retire on Wednesday, September 28th. Chief Grady has spent her entire career in law enforcement with the Village of Woodridge and was appointed a patrol office...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Local Election Packets Available at Village Hall

Individuals seeking to run for the office of Village or Library trustee can pick up their local election packet at the Woodridge Village Hall beginning Monday, September 19th. These packets contain the documents necessary for individuals to be placed on t...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Village’s Strong Fiscal Management Affirmed by FitchRatings AAA Rating

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FitchRatings has affirmed the Village of Woodridge’s AAA rating, establishing it as the Village’s Issuer Default Rating and rating for $18.5 million unlimited tax general obligation (ULTGO) bonds. This is the best rating that can be achieved using the Fi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2016

Update on Road Construction - Woodridge Drive & 83rd Street

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Construction continues on Woodridge Drive between 75th Street and Center Drive. The road will remain open, but delays are expected. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes when possible.

Work begins Tuesday, August 16th, on 83rd Street fro...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Row Home Construction Begins in Seven Bridges

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On Thursday, August 11th, construction began on Uptown at Seven Bridges, an 80-unit row home development by Pulte Homes Corporation. This development, located at Mulligan Drive and Main Street, is the long awaited final phase of the Main Street at Seven B...Read on...

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

ComEd Installing Smart Meters in Woodridge

ComEd has begun installing smart meters in Woodridge. Smart meters enable customers to see how much energy is being used and afford them the opportunity to reduce their consumption and save money on their electric bill. More information on the smart meter...Read on...

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Ground Breaking for First LEED Certified Building in Woodridge

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On Monday, June 20, 2016, Village officials, representatives from Lakeview Realty Investors, SKJN Architects, and Krusinski Construction Company broke ground in the Wood Hill Crossing Northeast Addition Business Park for a 84,678 square foot building (loc...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Woodridge Business Walk Helps Support Local Businesses

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Mayor Cunningham and Village staff embarked upon the first ever Woodridge Business Walk on Tuesday, May 24th. The Woodridge Plaza shopping center was chosen as the first location for this economic development effort that seeks to connect with local busin...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Mosquito Control Has Begun

The Village of Woodridge has a multi-phase plan to address mosquitoes. The first phase is to proactively target mosquito breeding grounds and control their ability to hatch. Trained and certified Public Works staff, along with Clarke Environmental have be...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

New Water Bills Have Arrived!

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Starting with this month’s bill, Woodridge water customers will begin receiving a newly designed water bill. The bill contains all the information that old bill contained, with improvements like a 13 month usage graph to help monitor your water use. View...Read on...

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

DuPage Health Coalition Accepting Applications for Health Care Assistance

The DuPage Health Coalition is now accepting applications for its new Silver Access Premium Assistance Program. Silver Access will provide low income DuPage County residents with assistance paying the premiums for silver tiered ACA marketplace health ins...Read on...

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Posted on: February 3, 2016

Mayor Cunningham Delivers State of the Village Address

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On Wednesday, February 3rd, Mayor Cunningham presented her State of the Village Address to over 100 business representatives, residents, and elected officials. The Mayor highlighted the recent Crain’s Chicago Business article that touted Woodridge as hav...Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2016

Mayor and Board Reflect on 2015, Look Ahead to 2016

As the Village begins 2016, Mayor Cunningham and the Village Board reflect back on a year of strong growth and development in the community. Approximately 65 single family building permits were issued and construction began on the community's first senior...Read on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2013

Woodridge Community Mourns Loss of Joel Kagann

The Woodridge Community has experience a great loss in the passing of Joel Kagann, longtime resident and contributor to the Woodridge community. Affectionately known as “Mr. Woodridge”, Joel served a storied career with the Village of Woodridge, first as...Read on...

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Plan Commission News

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

October 17, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, October 17, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public hearing at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

Zigfield Troy Electronic Message Board Sign – 1535 75th Street: On Monday, O...Read on...

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Posted on: September 16, 2016

September 19, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, September 19, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public meeting at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

Planet Fitness – 8625 Woodward Avenue: On Monday, September 19th, the Plan...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

August 15, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, August 15, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public meeting at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

Phoenix-Veterans Print – 10430 Argonne Woods Drive: The Plan Commission will ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

June 20, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, June 20, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public hearing at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

Uptown at Seven Bridges: On Monday, June 20, 2016 the Plan Commission will cons...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

June 6, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, June 6, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public hearing at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

Wood Hill Crossings Northeast Addition: On June 6, 2016, the Plan Commission will...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

May 16, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public meeting at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

Union Pointe Business Park – Phase 4: An application by AMS Mechanical and Gallag...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

May 2, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public meeting at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

Text Amendments to the Municipal Code: A public hearing will be held to consider t...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

April 18, 2016 Plan Commission Consideration

On Monday, April 18, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., the Woodridge Plan Commission will hold a public hearing at the Woodridge Village Hall, Five Plaza Drive, to consider the following:

School District 68 – Electronic Message Board Special Use Permit: A request by ...Read on...

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