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Warming Center Information

Thermometer and Scarf

Temperatures are expected to be below zero throughout our area for most of the week  (Hazardous Weather Outlook). Here is warming center information:  Read more...

Get Hooked on WaterSmart

The Village of Downers Grove has partnered with WaterSmart Software to offer residents a modern digital portal where you can access detailed information about your household water use. Read more...

Social Services Referral Program Can Help

On January 1, 2023 the Inflation Reduction Act went into effect and included drug price reforms designed to lower health care costs for working families and Medicare beneficiaries. For example, a month's supply of insulin will now be capped at $35 and most recommended vaccines are now free for people with Medicare prescription coverage. Read more...

Michael DeVries Appointed As New Police Chief

Mike DeVries Photo

Village Manager David Fieldman announced today the appointment of Michael DeVries as the new Chief of Police for the Village of Downers Grove. DeVries has 22 years of law enforcement experience with the Village and has served as Deputy Chief since 2018. Read more...

Tree Collection

Free collection of live Christmas trees only, will be offered by Republic Services from January 3-13 2023. Trees must be free of tinsel, ornaments and hooks and should not be placed in bags.


The Downers Grove Park District is accepting Christmas trees for recycling through January 15 at the following locations: 

  • McCollum Park  6801 Main St.; north parking lot on the west side of the lot.
  • Whitlock Park, 40th/Fairview; southeast corner of the parking lot.