The annual Mother-Son Bingo Night event will be held on Thursday, May 3 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Lincolnwood Fire Station (6900 N. Lincoln Ave.). This fun event for boys ages 4-12 accompanied by their mother or other adult caregiver features a night of bingo, prizes and a dinner that includes pizza, dessert and beverages. There will also be plenty of opportunities for photo-ops as the boys get to try on firefighter gear and take pictures with the fire trucks.
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.
The Village of Lincolnwood is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Police Chief, Jason (“Jay”) S. Parrott. At its April 3, 2018 Village Board meeting the Village Board unanimously approved the Village President’s recommendation to appoint Jay Parrott. The appointment comes after the retirement of former Police Chief Robert LaMantia in December of 2017. Read more here.
Each year, the Public Works Department performs street sweeping throughout the Village to keep streets clean as well as to prevent dirt and debris from entering the Village’s sewer system. Permanent signs are installed on each block notifying residents when street sweeping will occur in the area. Motorists should not park on the side of the street where street sweeping will occur that day. To receive a street sweeping reminder, please contact Public Works at (847) 675-0888 to add your name to a call-out list.
Village of Lincolnwood offices will be closed tomorrow, March 30, and reopen on Monday, April 2 at regular business hours. For more information, contact the Village Manager’s Office at (847) 745-4716.
Next Monday, March 19, hydrant flushing operations and yard waste collection both begin. Signs will be posted in the areas that will be affected prior to the start of flushing operations. For more information about yard waste collection, click here. Contact the Public Works Department at (847) 675-0888 with any questions.
Beginning in March, the Department of Water Management’s private contractor will begin the Devon Street Sewer Improvement phase. The private contractor will be installing a critical sewer structure at the intersection of Spokane Avenue and Devon Avenue. Eastbound traffic on Devon Avenue will detour at Caldwell Avenue to Cicero Avenue. (See map.) Eastbound traffic is expected to reopen in April.
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