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Suspicious Incident Under Investigation By Police

On Monday September 15, 2014, at approximately 5:32 p.m., the Downers Grove Police Department responded to the area of Main Street and Prairie Avenue, to investigate a suspicious incident. A 16 year old girl reported that she was walking on Main Street approaching Prairie Avenue, when a man in a car sounded the horn and gestured for her to call him on the telephone, as he drove past her. Read more...


MISSING PERSON ALERT

UPDATE: 9-14-14, 6:30 p.m. The Downers Grove Police Department wants to thank the public for their assistance in attempting to locate Amanda Backman. Read more...


Is Your Child Safety Seat Installed Correctly?

September 14 through September 20 is National Child Passenger Safety Week. The Downers Grove Police Department encourages all parents to make sure their child's safety seat is correctly installed in their car. Following are some of the statistics that demonstrate the danger children are in every time they get into a car. Read more...


Mosquito Spray Scheduled for Sept. 8

Clarke Mosquito Control will spray for adult mosquitoes on Monday, September 8, 2014, weather permitting. The spraying will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. and all streets within incorporated Downers Grove will be complete by early dawn. Read more...


Recycling Extravaganza: September 20, 2014

Toby Greene, recycling mascot

This year's RECYCLING EXTRAVAGANZA will be on September 20, 2014 in Lot H at the Belmont Road Train Station. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to ensure all aspects of the Recycling Extravaganza run smoothly. Read more...