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Posted on: August 16, 2022

September 11th Remembrance Ceremony and Blood Drive

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In honor of the 21st Anniversary of September 11th, the Village of Lombard invites residents to attend its 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony. The ceremony will take place on September 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m., at the Public Safety Plaza at Village Hall, 255 E. Wilson ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Lombard Police to Participate in Cop on a Rooftop on August 19

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On Friday, August 19, from 5 a.m. to noon, hundreds of law enforcement officers throughout the state will stake out Dunkin’ rooftops to raise awareness and donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. &nb...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Sanitary Sewer Manhole Rehabilitation Project Begins August 15

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Beginning the week of August 15, 2022 (weather permitting), Structured Solutions, L.L.C. of Union City, Indiana will be repairing sanitary sewer manholes located within the Village right-of-way or utility easement. Work is expected to take approximately 6...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Lombard Police Remind Residents of When to Dial 911

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The Lombard Police Department is reminding residents that 911 is available to them whenever they do not feel safe or believe that they could be witnessing or experiencing a potentially unsafe situation. Residents are reminded that they should not wait unt...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Fire Department Offers a Residential HomeBox Program for Residents

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When the Lombard Fire Department arrives at the home of a senior in need of medical assistance, precious time is often lost trying to get inside the home to help. The Lombard Fire Department wants residents, especially seniors or those with limited mobili...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Submit Your Nominations for the 2022 Senior Man and Woman of the Year

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The Village of Lombard is seeking nominations for its 17th Annual Senior of the Year Awards, which recognizes outstanding seniors who volunteer or go above and beyond to positively benefit the Lombard community. 

Nominees must have an incorporated...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Sign Up for Lombard’s 2nd Annual Citizen’s Fire Academy

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The Lombard Fire Department invites citizens living or working in Lombard to participate in its 2nd Annual Citizen’s Fire Academy, beginning September 14, 2022. The academy is led by Lombard firefighters and designed to provide participants a un...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Participate in Lombard’s 32nd Annual Citizen’s Police Academy

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The Lombard Police Department invites citizens living or working in Lombard to participate in its 32nd Annual Citizen’s Police Academy, beginning September 13, 2022. The program is led by Lombard police officers and designed to provide participa...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Back to School Safety Tips

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Safety Tips

As students prepare to return to school, take the time to review some tips and reminders to help them have a safe school year.

  • Slow down in school zones.
  • Watch for children crossing streets, and for directions from crossing guards.
  • Put your phone ...
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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Lombard Police Rank 3rd in State DUI Arrests

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The Lombard Police Department made 300 driving under the influence (DUI) arrests in 2021, leading the Department to rank 3rd in Illinois, according to numbers compiled by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM). In 2021, the Department saw a 32 ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Lombard Forestry Awarded Urban Forestry Funding

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The Village of Lombard was recently awarded a $3,500 grant to update its Urban Forestry Management Plan. Funding was provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Community Development Offers Tips in Selecting a Contractor

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With many residents and businesses taking on renovation and construction projects during the summer months, the Lombard Community Development Department offers the following tips to avoid scams:  

  • Be wary of contractors soliciting business door-to...
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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Fireworks Display Rescheduled

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The Village of Lombard has rescheduled the Fourth of July Fireworks display for Labor Day weekend, Sunday, September 4, 2022. The event will take place at Madison Meadow Park. Additional event details will be shared as the event approaches. 

As sa...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

2021 Annual Water Quality Report

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The Village of Lombard is again pleased to present the 2021 Annual Water Quality Report, which shows excellent results that surpass requirements established by the Environmental Protection Agency. The report covers water tested from January 1 – ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Union Pacific Train Line Performs Track Work

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Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8. Metra riders may experience minor delays during the work, which is expected to last through the end of September.

The project w...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

WaterSmart Program Great Asset for Residents

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The Village of Lombard’s WaterSmart Program offers residents the ability to actively manage their water usage. As we move into the summer season when residents begin outdoor watering, filling pools, and using outdoor hoses more frequently, Water...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Lombard Yard Waste Collection and Solid Waste Fees in April

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Waste Management’s yard waste collection program in Lombard runs from the first full week in April through the second full week in December. In addition, trash collection fees will be adjusted by 5 percent, which is the maximum allowed by the So...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Prevent Thefts With the 9 p.m. Routine

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To help deter thefts, the Lombard Police Department is reminding residents to remove valuables from their vehicles, lock their cars and homes, and turn on exterior lights as part of their 9 p.m. routine every night. 

Car burglaries have been on th...

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