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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Snow Clearing Operations & Snow Parking Ban

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The Village’s snow removal operations begin with seven or more trucks spreading de-icing materials on main and secondary streets. As snow begins to accumulate, standby personnel are called in to plow the 539 lane miles of Village owned and maintained stre...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Northbrook Police Department Joins Facebook

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The Northbrook Police Department has officially joined Facebook! With this new social media account, the Police Department will have a chance to further engage with residents and share timely information. Stay up-to-date with what's going on at t...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Updates to Village Services & Meetings

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The safety, health, and well-being of the citizens of our community and Village staff are top priorities for the Village of Northbrook and remain so during the rapidly changing situation surrounding COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Cook County Department of Public Health Announces New COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

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On December 23, 2021, the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) announced new COVID-19 mitigation measures to protect against the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. These mitigation measures apply throughout suburban Cook County an...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Holiday Lights Recycling

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Bring any burnt out or unwanted holiday lights to the Village for recycling through January 31. Lights can be dropped off in the Village Hall lobby on weekdays from 8:30am-4:30pm, at the Fleet Maintenance Garage behind Village Hall on weekdays from 7am-3p...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Get Involved: Apply for a Village of Northbrook Commission

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Participate in planning the future of Northbrook by joining a Village commission! New to Northbrook, the Village Board recently approved the creation of the Community Commission and the Sustainability Commission, which will serve to progress Northbrook as...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Share your Comments with the Village Online

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The Village Board likes hearing from you and encourages you to provide our boards, committees, and commissions with your thoughts and ideas. Because we know you can’t always get to a meeting, we’ve created a way for you to share your c...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Northbrook Earns “SolSmart Gold” Designation for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

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Northbrook received a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Gold is the highest designation communities may receive, and Northbrook secured this after a ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Cook County Indoor Mask Mandate

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The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has issued COVID-19 Mitigation Order 2021-10 that requires individuals to wear a face mask in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status, effective Monday, August 23, 2021. Key ite...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

A Reminder to Water Your Trees & Shrubs

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Did you know that Northbrook is currently in a drought? During drought times, when we receive less than the average rainfall for that year, we urge you to water your trees and shrubs to help them survive. They are your most valuable landscape asset!

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Electrical Aggregation Program

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Earlier this summer, the Village of Northbrook approved a 36-month agreement with MC Squared Energy Services, LLC (mc2) to administer our electrical aggregation program. The savings brought on by this program will be provided to the Village and go towards...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Masks Required in Village Facilities

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As defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Northbrook is within an area of “substantial community transmission” for COVID-19. In accordance with recent CDC guidelines, all visitors are required to wear a mask i...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Waste Management Service Update

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Recently, the Village has received an increase in customer service complaints about Waste Management (formerly Advanced Disposal) services. Staff is currently working with Waste Management to resolve the issues residents have been reporting. 

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes Found in Northbrook

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The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) has found the first West Nile virus positive mosquitoes to occur in their traps in Northbrook this year. The risk of being infected with West Nile virus is moderate at this time, so NSMAD recommends taki...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Water Shutoffs Resume for Unpaid Water Bills

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Water shutoffs for non-payment of water bills will resume this August. For any questions, contact the Water Billing Department at 847-664-4171. Information on water utility services, including bill payment, can be found on the Village's website h...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

E-Recycling Program

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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: June 23, 2021

Freedom Park Honors Those Currently Serving

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Do you know any Northbrook residents currently serving in the military? Please call 847-664-4037 with their name, rank, and station. The information will be used to update the plaque honoring those serving at Freedom Park under the flagpole between Villag...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Protect Yourself from Unemployment Scams

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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: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

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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. These criminals specifically target the elderly and may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electr...

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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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