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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday Reminders

Northbrook Reminders

The Village of Northbrook wishes you a happy and safe Thanksgiving! However you choose to celebrate, keep in mind safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. See the CDC's recommendations for celebrating safely

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Support Northbrook Restaurants & Win!

Support Northbrook Businesses

While the State’s most recent COVID-19 mitigation measures temporarily keep us from dining indoors, they won’t keep us from supporting our favorite Northbrook restaurants! Now more than ever, our beloved Northbrook restaurants need our...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Northbrook Alert

The Northbrook Police have received reports of ruse entry burglaries, a crime where the perpetrator seeks to distract or draw a resident out of their home. Criminals may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electric, or tree companies; they are also posin...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Northbrook Receives GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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The Village of Northbrook is pleased to announce that we have received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for our FY 20/21 budget. This is the 25th consecutive year that the Village ha...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Tier 3 COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations

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Effective Friday, November 20, at 12:01am, all Illinois regions will enter Tier 3 COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations. Tier 3 builds on the Resurgence Mitigation Plan first released in July to suppress the spread of the virus and ensure our hospitals...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Protect Yourself from Unemployment Scams

Scam Alert

The Northbrook Police Department has seen an increase in unemployment scams and warns residents to be cautious. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a spike in imposters filing claims for unemployment benefits with the names and personal informa...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

E-Recycling Program

Recycling

The Electronics Recycling program takes place on the first Tuesday (7am-3pm) and first Saturday (9am-noon) of the month. For the safety of staff and attendees, the following protocols have been put in place:

  • The event will be contactless, and residents wil...
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Posted on: October 26, 2020

State Issues Additional COVID-19 Mitigations

Northbrook Alert

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced COVID-19 resurgence mitigations for suburban Cook County (Region 10). Region 10 has had eight consecutive days of increases in test positivity and seven days of increased hosp...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

NICOR Natural Gas Main Upgrades - Starting November 2

Construction Alert

Starting Monday, November 2, NICOR will be completing upgrades to its natural gas mains on Shermer Road, Meadow Road, and Walters Avenue. Work is expected to finish in mid-December, weather depending.

  • The work on Shermer Road will be limited to small areas...
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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Signs are Not Permitted in Public Right-of-Way

Northbrook Reminders

Signs are not permitted in the public right-of-way (parkways, easements). See the graphic below to help identify the right-of-way, which may often be confused for private property. 

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Early Voting & Mail Ballot Drop-Off - October 19-November 2

Voting Information

All registered suburban Cook County voters are eligible to vote at early voting centers designated by the Cook County Clerk, including Northbrook Village Hall. Early Voting at Northbrook Village Hall runs from Monday, October 19 through ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Trick-or-Treating Guidelines

Signs for trick-or-treating

Due to COVID-19, Halloween may look different for many residents this year. If your household chooses to trick-or-treat, the Village suggests participants are done by sundown, which is around 6pm.

Please note the following safety guidelines:

  • Do not particip...
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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Village-Wide Northbrook Notify Test - September 29

Emergency Notification Test

For Emergency Preparedness Month, we conducted a Village-wide test of the Northbrook Notify system on Tuesday, September 29, at 10am. Residents and businesses who have signed up, or have landlines, will have received a notification via email, text, and/or...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

New CRS Rating Reduces Flood Insurance Premiums

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The Village was recently reclassified as a Class 6 community by the National Flood Insurance Program through the Community Rating System (CRS). This new rating results in a 20% rate reduction for flood insurance policies issued to Northbrook property owne...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Take Northbrook's Climate Action Survey

CLIMATE ACTION SURVEY

Are you looking to share your ideas on climate action and sustainability in Northbrook? Let the Village know your thoughts by taking our Climate Action Survey. Your answers will help shape Northbrook’s Climate Action Plan priorities.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Back-to-School Reminders: School Bus Safety

School Bus

With school back in session, it’s important for drivers to slow down and pay attention when kids are present. When a school bus stops and displays flashing red lights and an extended stop arm, that means children are entering or exiting the bus....

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program

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IHDA Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (EMA)

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) developed the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program to support Illinois homeowners unable to pay their mortgages due to a COVID-19 related loss of income. If...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Northfield Township Recycling Program

Recycling

Northfield Township’s recycling program has resumed on weekdays from 7am-3pm, excluding holidays, through October 30 at the Road District garage (237 Melvin Drive).. Find more information and a list of accepted items at www.northfieldtownship.co...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Fireworks Display Canceled

Northbrook News

The 4th of July fireworks display, which was tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, September 5, has been canceled.

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed on Labor Day - Monday, September 7

Northbrook Reminders

Non-Emergency Village Office Closures

In observance of Labor Day, Village Hall and the Public Works Center will be closed on Monday, September 7. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8.

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Northbrook Solar Power Hour

Solar Power Hour

The Village of Northbrook has partnered with Cook County and Solarize Chicago to host a "Solar Power Hour" on Monday, August 17, at 7pm. At this virtual event, the Village will provide an update on sustainability followed by a presentation from ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Pay Cook County Property Taxes from Home

Cook County

Homeowners are encouraged to stay home and pay their Cook County property taxes online instead. To make a payment or download a copy of your tax bill, visit the Cook County Treasurer’s website and select the blue box labeled “Pay Onlin...

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Posted on: July 18, 2020

CCDPH Issues COVID-19 Travel Guidance

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The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has issued travel guidance recommending travelers entering or returning to suburban Cook County from states with high incidence of COVID-19 infections to quarantine for 14 days.  The list of inc...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Actions to Combat a Resurgence of COVID-19

Restore Illinois Update

Updated guidance, developed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, has been released to combat a resurgence of cases in Illinois and maintain progress. "Actions to Combat a Resurgence of COVID-19" outlines three tiers of general and indust...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Dundee Road Pavement Restoration - Tuesday, August 4

Construction Alert

On Tuesday, August 4, the Village’s contractor will be conducting pavement restoration due to a prior water main break on the 3300 block of Dundee Road. This final restoration of the roadway will include grinding the asphalt pavement and putting...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Village Hall and Public Works Reopen to Public

Northbrook News

Starting Wednesday, July 1, Village Hall and the Public Works Center are open to the public. Village Hall is open weekdays from 8:30am-4:30pm, and the Public Works Center is open weekdays from 7am-3pm.

Members of the public will be required to maintain six...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Phase 4 of Restore Illinois

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The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) released Phase 4 guidelines for residents and businesses. All Illinois regions advanced into Phase 4 of Restore Illinois on June 26.

Phase 4 permits gatherings of 50 or fewer with proper...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Community Outreach - Get Assistance or Volunteer to Help

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In response to COVID-19, the Village of Northbrook has compiled a list of organizations that offer support or are seeking support for those in need - with more options to come!

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

'Northbrook Strong' Small Business Safe Reopening Grant Program

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Businesses that have incurred costs associated with reopening their business can learn about the Northbrook Strong program.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Bike Boulevard Open House - July 8, Virtual

Bike Boulevard Open House

Following the adoption of the Northbrook Master Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, the Village is working to design and install its first bike boulevard! Do you want to help design it? Are you not sure what a bike boulevard is? Please join us for a virtual open...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

A Message from the Northbrook Village Board

Village Board

The Northbrook Village Board is saddened by the acts of violence repeatedly inflicted on the Black community. As leaders of the Village of Northbrook we will not stand silent. We acknowledge the existence of systemic racism and injustice and want to expre...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

A Statement from the Northbrook Chief of Police

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The Northbrook Police Department treats all people fairly, impartially, and with concern and compassion, to reduce crime and the fear of crime within the community. 

Yes, Northbrook Police Officers enforce the laws, but our officers also provide s...

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Public Safety Alert

Northbrook Alert

The Village of Northbrook is aware of looting expanding into the suburbs. While there have been no reports of looting in Northbrook, we advise residents and businesses to be cautious and avoid unnecessary activities at this time. Additional Northbrook Pol...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois Plan

Restore Illinois

Governor JB Pritzker recently announced a phased, regionally-based plan to reopen the state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. Restore Illinois divides the state into four ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

Scam & Burglary Reports in Northbrook

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We’ve received reports of "maintenance worker" scams, where someone poses as a professional needing to do unexpected work on or near your house. Scammers are also posing as employees from the Village’s “Water Depart...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Update from NorthShore University HealthSystem

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NorthShore University HealthSystem reports that, as expected, the hospitals in the system are seeing a steady rise in COVID-19 testing and in confirmed cases. They are working with local governments and faith-based, service, and civic organizations to rea...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Village Earns Silver Designation from SolSmart

SolSmart

The Village of Northbrook has received Silver designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. This designation recognizes the Village for taking bold steps to encourage...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Fiscal Year 20-21 Draft Budget Available

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The Village of Northbrook Finance Department prepares the annual budget, a key financial policy and planning document that outlines anticipated revenues and authorized expenditures. A draft annual budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 (May 1, 2020-April 30...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Community Solar is Coming to Northbrook

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Residents and small businesses in Northbrook and the North Shore will soon have an opportunity to save money and help develop renewable energy thanks to Illinois’ largest municipally sponsored community solar program.

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Northbrook Strong Neighbor Spotlight

Banner that says Northbrook Strong

An active, engaged, and diverse community is what truly makes Northbrook strong - and we want to celebrate that! Do you know any community members who contribute to our Village, inspire others, or have a unique story to tell? Nominate them for a Northbroo...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Get with the 9PM Routine

Pongo the police dog with car keys locking a car door

Prevent theft from your homes and vehicles with the "9PM Routine." This initiative promotes safe habits to make sure you’re protected.

Theft is a crime of opportunity - to avoid becoming a victim, remember to lock and secure your homes, vehicles,...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

Person locking front door of home

The Northbrook Police have received reports of ruse entry burglaries, a crime where the perpetrator seeks to distract or draw a resident out of their home. Criminals may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electric, or tree companies; they are also posin...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

UPRR Techny Road Bridge Repairs

Road Work Ahead construction sign

The Union Pacific Rail Road (UPRR) owns and maintains the bridge structure carrying the UPRR over Techny Road at 1603 Techny. The UPRR has determined that appropriate repairs are necessary, including exterior concrete removal and the replacement of the st...

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