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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | Updated: Friday, June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

Restore Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines 

The State of Illinois has moved into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan. Here is a link to the new Phase 4 guidelines issued by Governor Pritzker's Office: Read more...

Downers Grove Public Library to Host Listening Session on Policing

On Wednesday, August 5, 2020, the library will host a Listening Session for community members about Policing in Downers Grove from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m at the Park District Recreation Center, located at 4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove. Since the death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, while in the custody of Minneapolis police officers, many community members have expressed interest in understanding the Downers Grove Police Department's policies and practices. Read more...

WEAR in This Together

See Pierce Downer. Pierce founded Downers Grove. He’s wearing a mask to protect others from COVID-19.  Read more...

Rain Barrel Sale

The Village of Downers Grove and The Conservation Foundation are teaming up to offer rain barrels for sale. Rain barrels are large containers that capture rainwater at the end of a downspout and store the water for later use, for example in watering plants or washing cars. Read more...

Illinois EPA Resumes Phased-In Vehicle Emissions Testing

UPDATE: Emissions testing hours have been extended!  Hours have been extended July 6 through August 31 at centralized vehicle emissions testing locations on Saturdays, Mondays, and Tuesdays to accommodate motorists that did not have their vehicles tested during the COVID-19 pandemic. Testing hours for Wednesday through Friday will remain the same. Expanded hours at these facilities will be as follows: Read more...