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Memorial Day Reminders

Parade and Ceremony

Alexander Bradley Burns American Legion Post No. 80 will host Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 30, 2016. The day will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a memorial service at the post, 4000 Saratoga Avenue. Read more...


July 4 Parade Applications

Applications are now being accepted for entries in the annual July 4 Parade. Read more...


Sales Tax Reduction Takes Effect June 1, 2016

All retailers doing business within the area served by the DuPage Water Commission (DWC) should be aware that the DWC sales tax is set to expire May 31, 2016. Effective June 1, 2016 the combined sales tax rate will decrease by 0.25%. Read more...


Spring Tree Planting

Spring parkway tree planting is underway. A total of 334 trees will be planted representing 33 different species, including seven unique oak species. Of the 334 trees, 13 are new tree plantings where there was no tree before, and the remaining 321 trees are placements for trees removed due to Emerald Ash Borer infestations, disease, decline or storm damage. Read more...


Barth Memorial Ceremony: May 16

The Downers Grove Police Department holds this annual memorial service during National Law Enforcement Week to remember fallen officers, including the only Downers Grove officer to die in the line of duty, Officer Richard J. Barth. Read more...