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Police Charge Three Former Employees of Child Day Care Facility

Downers Grove Police Chief Shanon Gillette has announced that charges have been filed against three former employees of the Little People Learning Center, 2144 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove with misdemeanor charges of battery and endangering the life or health of a child. Read more...

Sweet Ride to School


Third grader Mika submitted a winning home fire escape plan and was treated to a ride to school in a fire engine.  Read more...

Village Council Transition

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Congratulations to the newly elected members of the Downers Grove Village Council who will be sworn into office on Tuesday, May 7, 2019

  • Mayor-Elect Robert T. Barnett
  • Commissioner Nicole Walus 
  • Commissioner-Elect Rich Kulovany
  • Commissioner-Elect Leslie Sadowski-Fugitt

A welcoming reception for the new Village Council will be held in the Committee Room following the meeting. Read more...

Inside DG: Brick Streets

Learn about the history of Downers Grove's brick streets. 

Downers Grove Police Investigating Traffic Accident

The Downers Grove Police Department responded to Butterfield and Downers Drive at 9:00 a.m. on April 1, 2019, to investigate a traffic accident involving a school bus and a sport utility vehicle.  Read more...