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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Mayor Gina Cunningham Has Outstanding Visit with School Children

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Mayor Gina Cunningham recently visited Woodridge grade schools to meet with some of Woodridge’s youngest residents. The classrooms were brimming with excitement as the school children had a diversion from their normal school day to meet with th...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2017

Grand Champion Baker Honors Veterans, Woos Crowd with Chocolate Chip Cookies

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On Thursday, November 2nd, Mayor Cunningham and the Village Board recognized Carol Boak, this year’s DuPage County Fair’s Grand Champion Baker and longtime Woodridge resident. Over the past ten years, Ms. Boak has won over 150 ribbons...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Woodridge Community Sign Installed

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In recognition of the contributions made by organizations supporting the Woodridge community, a sign has been installed at 75th Street and Woodridge Drive near Forest Glen Park. The sign also pays tribute to a historical Village seal and the occasion when...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2017

Centerpointe Shopping Center Update

Centerpointe Shopping Center is located at 75th Street and Woodward Avenue. With the recent vacancies of Sam’s Club and JC Penney, Village staff are working closely with the shopping center owners to pursue new retailers for the center. Because...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2017

Village's Electric Aggregation Program Update

The Village is a member of the Will County Governmental League Electric Aggregation Group, which is a collection of municipalities brought together to levy their purchasing power to obtain lower electricity supply rates. Recently, the group went out to bi...Read on...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

2nd Annual Business Walk Helps Support Local Businesses

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Mayor Cunningham and Village staff recently embarked upon the second annual Woodridge Business Walk at the Woodgrove Festival Shopping Center, located at the southwest corner of 75th Street and Lemont Road. This economic development effort seeks to connec...Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2017

Woodridge One of Top 5 Communities to Live In

Woodridge is consistently listed as a top 5 community to live in according to a tool developed by Crain's Chicago Business magazine. The tool is intended to help individuals find the best community to live in based on criteria such as quality schools, low...Read on...

Check Out Crain's Tool Today...
Posted on: May 9, 2017

Video Shows Advantages of Signing up for Smart 911

The Woodridge Police Department recently posted a video that briefly explains the Smart911 service in both English and American Sign Language. The video touches on the advantages of signing up for the service, particularly for those that are deaf or hard...Read on...

Check out the video on their Facebook page…
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Woodridge Community Thanks Clerk Nystrom for Her Service

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Eileene Nystrom, known as “Sam” to those close to her, moved to Woodridge in 1967 after a housing search that canvassed the Chicagoland region. She and her husband Lou decided on Woodridge due to the friendliness of the community, and...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2017

Village Congratulates Elected Officials

Congratulations to Mayor Cunningham, and Trustees Krucek and Page on their reelection to the Village of Woodridge Village Board. The Village also welcomes and congratulates Cameron Hendricks as a newly elected Village Trustee and Joe Kagann as the newly ...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2017

Mayor Cunningham Delivers 2017 State of the Village Address

On Wednesday, February 1st, Mayor Gina Cunningham delivered the 2017 State of the Village Address. Hosted by the Village and Chamber630, the well-attended event provided an opportunity to hear information on development activity, including the constructi...Read on...

2017 State of the Village Video...
Posted on: February 2, 2017

New Year Brings New Locations for Social Service Agencies

The end of 2016 brought about the closing of the Community Resource Center, concluding a twenty-year history of providing a place for services provided to Woodridge families. Located at 8274 Janes Avenue, the facility was established in 1996 to provide s...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2017

Village Receives Awards Recognizing Financial Reporting

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At the January 19th meeting of the Village of Woodridge Mayor and Board of Trustees, Finance Director Nadine Alletto presented her staff with two awards - a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and Award for Outstanding Achieve...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2017

Village Unveils Easier Access to Development and Financial Information

Have you ever wondered what development projects are occurring around the Village? Have a question about taxes or Village finances? We have something for you! Village staff members recently unveiled some exciting new tools that can help you on your quest ...

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View Ways to Stay Informed About Development...
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Trustee Pamela Beavers Announces Resignation

After serving the Woodridge community for twenty-four years, Pamela Beavers has resigned her position as Village Trustee. Ms. Beavers has served as a Village Trustee for the past fifteen years. Before joining the Village Board in 2002, Ms. Beavers began ...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Village Administrator Kathleen Rush Retires, Leaving Legacy of Service Behind

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Village of Woodridge, Illinois - Friday, January 13th, will mark the last day that Kathleen Rush will serve as Village Administrator for the Village of Woodridge. Ms. Rush, known as “Katy” to her peers, started working for the Village...Read on...

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Mayors Object to Annexation Petitions

Mayor Cunningham, along with Mayor Brummel (Warrenville), Mayor Broda (Lisle), and Mayor Chirico (Naperville) held a press conference on January 9, 2017 regarding the filing of formal objections to the petitions to place the question of annexation of Lisl...Read on...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Illinois Commerce Commission Approves Illinois American Water Rate Adjustment

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a rate adjustment for Illinois American Water effective January 1, 2017. Woodridge customers serviced by Illinois American Water can expect to see a decrease in their water charge of $0.54 per month. Custome...Read on...

View the Illinois American Water Press Release...
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: 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...

Read the press release.