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

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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...


DuPage County Public Hearing Notice

The DuPage County Community Development Commission will host a virtual Public Hearing on July 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., regarding the Consolidated Plan. The Consolidated Plan sets forth priorities for DuPageCounty's housing and non-housing community development needs for each calendar year and serves as the County's annual funding application to HUD Read more...


State Law Regarding Fireworks

Did you know that fireworks are illegal in Downers Grove and in Illinois? Firecrackers, bottle rockets, cherry bombs, and the like are prohibited. Although fireworks can easily be purchased legally in nearby states, it is illegal to bring them into Illinois. Fines for illegal fireworks range between $75.00 to $750.00. Read more...


Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Downers Grove, IL- At approximately 1:15 p.m. on June 26, 2020, the Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at Chase Bank, 1200 Ogden Ave. The victim was using the drive-up ATM when the offender approached the vehicle. The offender displayed a handgun and demanded money. Read more...