Snow and Ice Ops Plan Revised for 2014-15 Season

The 2013-14 winter season presented many service delivery challenges for snow operations. The duration and magnitude of the winter tested the limits of the Village's response system.

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Innovative Process Used in Neighborhood Project

An innovative road paving technique was recently used in the Downers Grove Estates/Esterbrook neighborhood, located near the southwest corner of 63rd and Main Street.  Read more...

Bike Medics Are at the Ready

The Downers Grove Fire Department recently added five members to its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Bike Medic program. Downers Grove was the first fire department in the State of Illinois to start a bike medic team in the early 1990s. Read more...

Village Will Not Renew Electrical Aggregation

The Village's electrical aggregation contract with FirstEnergy Solutions will end in August 2014. The two-year contract initiated in 2012 locked in low electricity supply rates for residents and small businesses. Read more...