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Green Leadership Award Winner


The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition (CACC) named the Village of Downers Grove as one of its 2019 Leadership Award winners. The awards are given annually to organizations that take actions to reduce petroleum consumption and improve air quality locally. Read more...


Bond Denied for Two of Three Individuals Charged With Breaking Into Residences

The following information has been provided by the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office:  DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin, Downers Grove Chief of Police Shanon Gillette and Woodridge Chief of Police Brian Cunningham announced today that bond has been denied for two of three individuals accused of breaking into a Downers Grove and Woodridge residence last Thursday evening.

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Keep the Wreaths Red

Wreaths with red bulbs are displayed at each of the Village's fire stations through January 1, 2020. If a holiday related fire occurs during this time, one of the red lights in each station's wreath will be changed to white.

The Downers Grove Fire Department asks that residents do their part to practice fire safety during the holiday months with the following tips: Read more...


Charges Filed In Robbery Attempt at Downers Grove Bank

DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin and Downers Grove Chief of Police Shanon Gillette announced today that bond has been set for a Chicago man at $100,000 with 10% to apply, for allegedly attempting to rob the West Suburban Bank in the 5300 block of Main Street in Downers Grove on December 2. Read more...


Public Works Director Retirement

Village Manager David Fieldman announced today that Public Works Director Nan Newlon will retire after 10 years of outstanding service. Her last day in Downers Grove will be February 7, 2020.

"Nan's strategic and collaborative approach to project management has resulted in the successful completion of over $100 million in infrastructure improvements over the past decade. Her outstanding performance has always inspired others to do their best, " Manager Fieldman said. Read more...