Lincolnwood News

14th June 2018

Battery Recycling Program Temporarily Suspended

As of June 12 the Village is temporarily suspending the battery recycling program. The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County, who runs the recycling program, is in the process of looking for a new vendor to continue the service. Contact the Public Works Department at (847) 675-0888 with any questions.

4th June 2018

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

The Lincolnwood Police Department partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation for the Memorial Day Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program. The dates of this program ran from May 18, 2018 through May 29, 2018. During that time frame, Lincolnwood Police Officers issued three speeding citations, two seat belt citations, seven distracted driving citations, and one citation for operating an uninsured motor vehicle.  Please review the attached press release here for more information.

30th May 2018

Targeted Mosquito Abatement Operations Tomorrow

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Lincolnwood on Thursday, May, 31, 2018, between the hours of 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM, weather permitting. The specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated are C-22 Lincolnwood, Niles & Skokie, C-23 Lincolnwood & Skokie, C-24 Lincolnwood & Skokie. For detailed information regarding the specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated, please click here.

29th May 2018

Public Hearing Notice

The Plan Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Village Hall, 6900 N. Lincoln Avenue, to discuss possible Zoning Code amendments related to electronic message boards for large-scale developments, permissible free-standing sign locations, portable sign requirements and regulations for temporary signage. Check back on the website after 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 1, under “Upcoming Events” for additional information or read the Public Hearing Notice here.

24th May 2018

Memorial Day Reminders

Village of Lincolnwood offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. Please note that due to the holiday, garbage collection will occur on Tuesday, May 29 instead of Monday’s usual collection. Residents are encouraged to join the Village on Monday at 10:20 a.m. for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony recognizing those who have bravely served.

22nd May 2018

Madeleine Grant Award

Applications are now being accepted for this year’s Madeleine Grant Award. Madeleine Grant, who served the Village of Lincolnwood as a member of several committees, Library Board President, and as its Mayor for nearly 8 years, was a strong believer in volunteerism, as a source of strength to a community’s vibrancy.  The Village of Lincolnwood is proud to present this recognition annually in her memory to a resident who meets the qualifications. Learn more about the award and who is eligible here.

15th May 2018

Honor a Lincolnwood Veteran

This year’s parade will start at the corner of Cicero and Pratt Avenues at approximately 10:20 a.m. ending in Proesel Park at Madeleine’s Garden. Following the parade, a ceremony will take place in Madeleine’s Garden at approximately 11:00 a.m. honoring those who have served. If you would like us to recognize and honor a veteran or active service member who currently lives in Lincolnwood or is a family member of a resident, please email us their name, branch of service, rank and years served to recreation@lwd.org or call (847) 677-9740.  Learn more.
14th May 2018

Cop on a Rooftop

Cop on a Rooftop returns this year on Friday, May 18, from 5 a.m. – 12 p.m. Come out to the Dunkin’ Donuts at 3946 W Devon and help Lincolnwood’s Police raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.

10th May 2018

Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Restrictions

Beginning next Tuesday, May 15, the use of gasoline powered leaf blower is restricted through the end of September. Read the full Village Ordinance here.