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September is Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month, recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere, even in communities like Downers Grove. In times of crisis, it is important to be self-sufficient as police, fire and rescue may not be able to reach you quickly. Read more...

BNSF TO START WORK AT MAPLE AVENUE

Just a reminder for the morning commute that BNSF is closing the Maple Avenue crossing for 11 days, starting tomorrow. Please follow the posted detours. Read more...

Back to School Reminders for Motorists

Class is now in session for Community High School District 99 and Downers Grove Grade School District 58 students. The Downers Grove Police Department works closely with the First Student Bus Company to ensure that motorists in our community know the laws pertaining to school buses.  Read more...

Village Earns Green Fleet Award For 7th Straight Year

The Village of Downers Grove has again been selected as one of the Top 50 Greenest Fleets in North America. The Village was awarded the Government Green Fleet Award for their dedicated use of alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles. Read more...