News Flash

Posted on: December 2, 2022

Holiday Tree Pickup January 3-14

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 2, 2022

Waste Management will provide their annual holiday tree pickup service January 3-14.  There will not be any recycling/waste hauling collection on Monday, January 2, 2023 due to the holiday. &...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Keep The Wreath Red This Holiday Season

Keep the Wreath Red

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 2, 2022

The Westmont Fire Department reminds residents to assist them with the Keep The Wreath Red Program. The Keep the Wreath Red Program is an annual event aimed at increasing the awareness of safety while dec...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2022

Public Works Decorates Downtown Westmont for the Holidays

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 29, 2022

Over the past few weeks, our Westmont Public Works Department has done their part in getting Downtown Westmont ready for Holly Days!  All of the work is in preparation for the Holly Days Parade,...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Brush Pick-Up, Yard Waste & Compost Programs Ends Dec. 16

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 28, 2022

The Village of Westmont contracts with Waste Management to provide for various services including Brush Pick-Up, Yard Waste Collection and Composting Pick-Up - all three of these programs go on hiatus du...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Village Offices Holiday Schedule

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 23, 2022

Village of Westmont offices will be closed to the public on various holidays from Thanksgiving through Presidents Day.  Following is the holiday schedule through the end of February 2023.

All Vil...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Holly Days Home Decorating Contest

Home decorating contest

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 22, 2022

Westmont Special Events will once again be coordinating the Holly Days Home Decorating Contest.  Participants can either send in their own photo entry, or Westmont Special Events will visit your...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Volunteers Needed at People’s Resource Center

PRC Volunteers needed

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 22, 2022

As we enter into the holiday season, People's Resource Center (PRC) in Westmont is in need of volunteers. PRC provides services and resources including food, clothing and other support to help r...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Holiday Lights Recycling Program Through Jan. 31

Holiday Light Recycle

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 18, 2022

The Village of Westmont is once again teaming up with Elgin Recycling to provide a holiday lights recycling collection program in the Village of Westmont.  Collection containers have been placed ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Keeping Pets Safe in Cold Weather

Keep Pets Safe in cold weather

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 18, 2022

The Westmont Police Department would like to remind residents about pet safety in cold weather.  The Illinois Humane Care for Animals Act enables law enforcement to proactively address cruel tre...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Liberty Park Residents Attend Water Distribution Info Meeting

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 18, 2022

On Monday, November 14, DuPage County Public Works and the Village of Westmont hosted an informational meeting regarding questions concerning water infrastructure and distribution in the unincorporated L...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2022

County Launches 211 DuPage

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 16, 2022

This past week, DuPage County launched 211 - a free, confidential information and referral service that can be accessed via phone and internet.  211 DuPage provides a convenient point of contact ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Westmont Building Code Updates Effective Dec. 1

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 14, 2022

The Village of Westmont recently approved updates to various aspects of the Westmont Building Code to reflect joint recommendations by the Westmont Community Development Department and the Westmont Fire D...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2022

2022 Holly Days Schedule

Holly Days 2022

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 10, 2022

Holly Days is a month-long celebration of fun for the whole family hosted by a variety of Westmont organizations and public agencies.  The highlight of the season is the Frosty & Friends Para...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Businesses Sign Up For Winter Window Mural Program

Winter CAN Window Painting

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 10, 2022The Westmont business community is invited to sign up for the Business Window Mural Program, coordinated by Westmont Special Events and the Creative Arts Network.  The current mural prog...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2022

County Offers Recycling of Yard Signs Nov. 18 & 19

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 9, 2022

The DuPage County Environmental Committee is offering the opportunity to recycle political and other corrugated plastic and cardboard yard signs at no cost. The yard sign recycling event will take place at...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Holiday Season Fire Safety Tips

Safe cooking Tips

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 9, 2022

The holiday season is approaching and that means many people will be working overtime in their kitchens. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Fire Incident Reporting Sy...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Residents Asked To Help Keep Leaves Away From Storm Drains

Keep leaves from storm drains

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 8, 2022

To help prevent flooding and clogged sewers, residents are asked to help keep all excess fallen leaves cleared from their yards, gutters, and curbs. Maintaining your property and raking leaves also protect...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Upcoming Dementia Friendly Westmont Programs at Library

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 7, 2022

 As an official Dementia-Friendly community, the Westmont Public Library continues to host monthly dementia-friendly presentations. These in-person programs are designed for persons with dementia...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Dementia Friendly Westmont Proclamation

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 4, 2022

At their November 3 meeting, the Westmont Village Board approved a Dementia Friendly Westmont Awareness Proclamation. “I want to thank Mary Ferguson from the Birches Assisted Living Center and S...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2022

Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives - New Law Begins Jan. 1

Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: November 4, 2022

The Westmont Fire Department reminds residents that when you change your clock for daylight savings time on Sunday, November 6, then it is also time to check your smoke alarms.

NEW SMOKE DETECTOR LAW GOES I...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Veterans Day Event at New Location - Village Offices Closed

Veterans Day Ceremony

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 3, 2022

On Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, the Westmont American Legion Post 338 and the Westmont Park District will be coordinating the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at a new location.  This will be t...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2022

2022 Scarecrow Contest Results

Hosted by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce, the 2022 Downtown Westmont Scarecrow Decorating Contest has come to a close. The Chamber thanks everyone who participated in this year’s event.  Over 1,400 votes were cast in this contest that...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Take Back Program Prevents Misuse of Prescription Drugs

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Village of Westmont - Date Issued: November 2, 2022

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, the Westmont Police Department participated in the National DEA-sponsored Drug Take Back Day. The drug takeback program provides citizens with a safe method of disposing unw...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2022

Wicked West Fest Decorating Contest Results

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 31, 2022

“We want to thank everyone who participated in the Wicked West Fest Home & Business Decorating Contest,” said Westmont Special Events Executive Director Kristina Kaniauskaite.  “Everyone did a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2022

2022 Green Business and Residential Recycling Contest

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 28, 2022

The Village of Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) and Waste Management are partnering to create the 2022 Green Business & Residential Recycling Contest. The goals of the program are:&am...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2022

WESTMONT 311 Request System

311 Request webpage

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: October 27, 2022

Earlier this year, the Village of Westmont introduced the new WESTMONT 311 citizens request system on the Village of Westmont website.  The system can be used by citizens to send a reque...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2022

Community Invited to Vote in Halloween Decorating Contest

Home  Biz Decorating Vote

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 26, 2022

“Our Halloween events have had a record turnout this year with over 200 participants in the Wicked West Fest Costume, 10 businesses in our window mural program, and a complete sell out of 8 Westmont busine...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2022

Wicked West Fest Contest Results

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 25, 2022

On Saturday, October 22, the Wicked West Fest events in downtown Westmont including the Trick-or-Treat Trail, Costume Contest, Pumpkin Smash Extravaganza, Casket Races, and more had a record attendance. &a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2022

Police Department Promotions and Service Awards

Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: October 21, 2022

On October 20, the Village of Westmont Police Department made several presentations including the swearing in of new officers, recognizing personnel for their years of service, and a promotion.

Th...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2022

2022 Halloween Trick or Treating in Westmont

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 14, 2022

Annually, the Village of Westmont promotes Halloween recommendations in an effort to help ensure citizen safety while trick-or-treating. Following are this year’s guidelines.

TRICK-OR-TREATING HOU...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Westmont Construction Projects Update

Construction Updates

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 11, 2022

There are several current construction projects in the Village of Westmont that will impact vehicle travel over the next several months.

EAST DES MOINES AND RICHMOND WATER MAIN

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Free Leaf Collection Oct. 31 - Nov. 26

Free Leaves in November

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 7, 2022 - Resent: November 2, 2022

As part of the contract between the Village of Westmont and Waste Management, there will be free leaf collection beginning Monday, October 31 and ending on Saturday, November 26. ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2022

Pumpkin Composting at Westmont Library Nov. 5

Pumpkin Composting Event

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 6, 2022

The Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) is once again hosting a Pumpkin Composting Collection Event on Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Wicked West Fest Events Oct. 22

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 5, 2022

As Wicked West Fest continues throughout the month of October, be sure to visit downtown Westmont on Saturday, October 22 for several fun and exciting events including the Trick or Treat Trail, Wicked West ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Fire Dept. Silent Parade Oct. 14

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 4, 2022

The Westmont Fire Department will be participating in the annual Silent Parade on Friday, October 14 at 7 p.m.  The parade is dedicated to firefighters and fire victims who have lost their lives du...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Wicked West Fest Costume Contest & Photo Booth Oct. 22 in Downtown Westmont

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 4, 2022

Westmont Special Events invites the entire community to dress up for Halloween and come to downtown Westmont on October 22 at 10:15 a.m. to be part of the Wicked West Fest Costume Contest and Photo Booth. &...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2022

2022 DuPage Voting Information

Early Voting

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: October 03, 2022; Updated: November 4, 2022

DuPage County has enacted a number of new voting options for registered voters in DuPage. Election Day is Tuesday, November 8.  Registered DuPage County voters can vote...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Township Provides Resources & Services for Area Seniors

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: September 20, 2022

Downers Grove Township, which serves numerous communities including Westmont, provides a number of resources and services for area seniors. Some of their programs include:

  • Dial-A-Ride
  • Senior Citizen Inform...
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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Village Approves Suicide Awareness Proclamation

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: September 13, 2022

At a recent meeting, the Westmont Village Board approved a National Suicide Prevention + Action Month Proclamation (N.S.P.A.M.P.) declaring September as National Suicide Prevention month in the Village o...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Wicked West Fest Home & Business Decorating Contest

Halloween Decor Contest

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: September 12, 2022

Westmont Special Events is coordinating its annual Wicked West Fest Halloween Home & Business Decorating Contest.  If you or someone you know has decorated your home or business for Hallowee...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

BNSF Crossing Closure at Cass Ave. Sept. 13

Cass RxR Closure

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: September 9, 2022

Tuesday, September 13, BNSF will be working on railroad crossing at Cass Avenue crossing.  The work is expected to take place during the day Tuesday, and will require the closing of the railroad ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Commercial Scheduled to Shoot in Downtown Westmont

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: September 9, 2022

On September 13, 14 & 15, there will be a TV commercial shoot at various locations in downtown Westmont. The commercial will consist of a holiday theme complete with decorations and snow cover. All bu...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Mosquito Application Scheduled for Sept. 8 in Westmont

Westmont, Illinois - September 6, 2022

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control adult mosquito populations.  As part of Clarke’s comprehensive mosquito management program, community-wide mosquito spraying o...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2022

2022 Monarch Festival Sept. 17 at Ty Warner Park

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: September 2, 2022

The Westmont Public Library is once again hosting their annual Monarch Festival.  This year’s event will take place Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m to Noon at Ty Warner Park in the main ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2022

WorkNet DuPage Announces Workday Wednesdays

Workday Wednesday WorkNet

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 23, 2022

WorkNet DuPage is a career center that provides services to jobseekers and incumbent workers by connecting them with the jobs, training, education and/or services most likely to help citizens build or adva...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Wicked West Fest Events Throughout October

Wicked West Fest list

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: August 22, 2022

Mark your calendars and get ready for Wicked West Fest 2022.  Wicked West Fest is a month-long festival of Fall and Halloween events and activities.  Following are some of this year&rs...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2022

DuPage Hosts “Safe from Scams: Protecting Seniors and Their Assets”

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: August 19, 2022

On September 2, 2022, senior citizens, caregivers, and family members are invited to attend a free informational session on avoiding scams and fraud.  The program will focus on scams and fraud that...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2022

DuPage Offering Low Income Energy Assistance Program

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: August 19, 2022

DuPage County offers a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to assist people in need with their utility bills. This program helps people in low-income households pay for home energy services s...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Westmont Fire Department Earns International Accreditation

FD CFAI Accred

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 18, 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, 2022, the Westmont Fire Department received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Local Artists to Create Fall & Halloween Murals for Businesses

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: August 17, 2022

Westmont Special Events and the Creative Arts Network are continuing their popular business window mural program. Businesses can sign up to be partnered with local artists who will design and paint Fall and...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2022

National Drug Take Back Day October 29

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Village of Westmont - Date Issued: August 16, 2022

On Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Westmont Police Department will participate in the National DEA-sponsored Drug Take Back Day. The drug takeback program provides citizens with a saf...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Pet Promenade & Expo in the Park Sept. 18

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 16, 2022

The Westmont Chamber of Commerce will host their 10th annual Pet Promenade and Expo in the Park on Sunday, September 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Ty Warner Park, southeast parking lot.  The ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Endless Summer Car Show Tour Planned For Area Seniors

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 11, 2022

“Our Cruisin’ Night events have been very popular, but not everyone can get out to see them in person,” said Larry McIntyre, Westmont Special Events volunteer. “We&a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Paper Shred Event for Special Olympics Oct. 1

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 10, 2022

The Westmont Police Department, partnering with local business Docu-Shred, will co-host a paper shredding event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, October ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

FMC Natatorium in Westmont to Host USA Water Polo Championship Nov. 4-6

FMC Water Polo

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 9, 2022

The DuPage Sports Commission and FMC Natatorium at Ty Warner Park recently announced another national championship event is on its way to DuPage County, signing an agreement with USA Water Polo to host the ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Upcoming Dementia Friendly Programs at Westmont Public Library

Dementia Friendly General

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 9, 2022

As an official Dementia Friendly community, the Westmont Public Library continues to host monthly dementia-friendly presentations. These in-person programs are designed for seniors, persons with dementia, a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

UPDATED - Mosquito Applications Scheduled for Aug. 10 & 11 in Westmont

Mosquito Spraying Update

Westmont, Illinois - UPDATED - August 10, 2022

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control adult mosquito populations.  As part of Clarke’s comprehensive mosquito management program, community-wide mosquito sp...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2022

West Nile Virus Health Advisory for DuPage

West Nile Update

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 8, 2022

Due to an increase in mosquito samples throughout DuPage County testing positive for West Nile virus (WNV), the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is reminding residents to protect themselves from mosqu...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Taste of Westmont and Cruisin’ Nights Community Survey

Survey Graphic

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 3, 2022

The Westmont Special Events Corporation (WSEC) is an independent, volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization that coordinates more than 40 days of recreation opportunities each year.  The WSEC h...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2022

2022 Community Garage Sale Listings with Map

CC Community Garage Sale LIST (1)

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: August 1, 2022

Each year, the Village of Westmont and the Westmont Special Events Corporation (WSEC) organize a Community-Wide Garage Sale event, which encourages residents to hold their garage sales during the same weeke...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Westmont Fire Department Open House Sept. 24

FIRE Open House

Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: July 29, 2022

The Westmont Fire Department is hosting its annual open house on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Johanik Fire Dept. Headquarters, 6015 S. Cass Avenue.  The depart...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Street Resurfacing Program

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 27, 2022

Each year, the Village of Westmont appropriates funds received through the Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) for the annual street resurfacing program.  Due to various product shortages and vendor delays, the ti...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2022

August is National Water Quality Month

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 25, 2022

Westmont Public Works would like to remind residents that August is National Water Quality Month. One of the goals of Water Quality Month is to educate citizens regarding a variety of common behaviors that c...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Metra Seeking Rider Input Regarding Schedules

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 25, 2022

Metra is seeking input from riders that will be used to create new schedules and services.  Riders of all 11 Metra lines are encouraged to take a brief survey at metra.com/survey that will be used t...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

DuPage County Offers Veterans Resource Fair

DuPage Veterans Fair

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: July 21, 2022

DuPage County recently announced their Veterans Resource Fair, which will be held Tuesday, August 30, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the first floor auditorium of the JTK Administration Building at 421. N. County ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Monthly Dementia Friendly Programming at Westmont Public Library

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 21, 2022

Westmont Public Library is continuing their series of dementia-friendly presentations. The next presentation, Adult Day Programs, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 3, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Westmont Public...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

New 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Number

988 Hotline

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: July 20, 2022

Recently, the U.S. introduced 988 as the new Suicide & Crisis Lifeline phone number. The new 988 number is available to call or text 24/7 by anyone experiencing or witnessing mental health-related distres...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2022

WorkNet DuPage Career Center Provides Resources & Assistance for Jobseekers

WorkNet DuPage

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: July 20, 2022

WorkNet DuPage is a career center that provides services to jobseekers and incumbent workers by connecting them with the jobs, training, education or services most likely to help citizens build or advance a c...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Special Olympics Illinois Cop On a Rooftop Fundraiser Aug. 19

Cop on a Rooftop 2022 (2)

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 18, 2022

The Westmont Police Department and Dunkin’ will once again participate in the annual Cop on a Rooftop program. This year’s event is scheduled for Friday, August 19, 5 a.m. to Noon at participating Dunkin’ lo...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Water Rates Update

Westmont, Illinois –Date Issued: July 18, 2022

Beginning on August 31, 2022, there will be an increase on Westmont utility bills in regard to an increase in water rates. The increased fees are primarily a result of a water rate increase by the Du...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2022

Metra’s New “Super Saver” Pass

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: July 15, 2022

Metra recently announced a new $100 “Super Saver” monthly pass.  This monthly pass gives residents access to unlimited rides on Metra for one month now through September.

In addition, Metra has teamed...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Westmont Police National Night Out & Open House Aug. 2

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 13, 2022

The Westmont Police Department will host their annual National Night Out and Open House event on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Westmont Police Department, 500 N. Cass Avenue.

National Night ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Addington Plaza Grand Opening

Addington Plaza Arch

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 6, 2022

On June 30, the Village of Westmont and the Westmont Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the new James Addington Plaza located near the Westmont Train Station at Cass...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Mosquito Application June 29 - Sign Up To Receive Advance Notice

Mosquito Spraying Update

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 28, 2022

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control adult mosquito populations.  As part of Clarke’s comprehensive mosquito management program, community-wide...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Westmont Community Photo Contest

Calendar Photo Contest

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 28, 2022

The Westmont Special Events Corporation (WSEC) is announcing the Westmont Community Photo Contest, which begins today and will accept submissions through September 1.  This contest is being coordina...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Westmont Police Dept. Schedules Community Outreach Programs

Citizens Police Academys

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: June 28, 2022

The Westmont Police Department will be offering two community outreach programs, each with the goal of creating positive interactions with the public and sharing information regarding the duties and responsib...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Addington Plaza Ribbon Cutting June 30

Addington Plaza Ribbon Cutting Invite 5 x 7 in copy 2

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 27, 2022

The Village of Westmont and the Westmont Chamber of Commerce are coordinating a Ribbon Cutting and official Grand Opening for the recently completed Addington Plaza, which is located near the Westmont Train ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

DuPage Extends Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

Water Assistance

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 27, 2022

DuPage County Community Services is continuing to accept applications for the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) to assist income-eligible households with their water and wastewater fees....

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Public Works Director Ramsey Retires After 35 Years of Service

Ramsey Retirement

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 27, 2022

After 35 years of service with the Village of Westmont, Director of Public Works Mike Ramsey officially retired on Friday, June 24, 2022.  At a retirement ceremony with village staff and industry co...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Dementia Friendly Series at Westmont Public Library

Dementia Friendly CC

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 21, 2022

Westmont Public Library is continuing their series of dementia-friendly presentations. The next presentation, Facing Our Fear of Hospice & Palliative Care, is scheduled for Wednesday, July 6, 1:00 - 2:00...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Metra Seeking Input About Next Strategic Plan

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 21, 2022

Metra recently announced they are soliciting feedback from riders and the public about proposed revisions to its mission and vision statements and about new strategic goals for the agency. The feedback will ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2022

2022 Taste of Westmont Schedule of Events July 7-10

2022 Taste of Westmont Kid on ride

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 17, 2022

“As always, we are very excited to bring this summer festival to downtown Westmont,” said Kristina Kaniauskaite, Westmont Special Events Executive Director.  “Our goal ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2022

DuPage County New Voting Options in 2022

Election Info

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 16, 2022

DuPage County recently announced a number of new voting options for DuPage County residents.  All of the updates will allow for more voting options for citizens who live in DuPage County.

22 FOR 22 E...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Police National Night Out & Open House Aug. 2

PD Open House_Nat Night Out

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 15, 2022

The Westmont Police Department will host their annual National Night Out and Open House event on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Westmont Police Department, 500 N. Cass Avenue.

National Night ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Village Offices Closed 4th of July

Offices closed July 4

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 15, 2022

In honor of Independence Day, the Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments wil...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Village Offices Closed June 20

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 14, 2022

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Tuesday, June 21,...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Volunteers Share “Green” Information at Westmont Cruisin’ Nights

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 14, 2022

The volunteers of the Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) will be attending several of the Westmont Cruisin’ Night and Street Fair events this summer.  The EIC volunteers ha...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Independence Day Celebration at Ty Warner Park

Independence Day Celebration

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 13, 2022

Co-hosted by the Westmont Park District and the Village of Westmont, the annual Independence Day Celebration will be held at Ty Warner Park starting at 4:00 p.m. and concluding with fireworks, which typicall...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Fire Department Recognized at Public Safety Meeting

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: June 3, 2022

At the June 2, 2022 Village of Westmont Public Safety Committee meeting, several Westmont Fire Department personnel were recognized.

SERVICE AWARDSFirefighter John Moll was honored for his 30 years of service w...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Westmont Cruisin’ Night Kickoff a Record-Breaking Event - Volunteers Needed

CC CN Only

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: June 3, 2022

“Our first Cruisin’ Nights of the year always has a great turnout, but this year was a record-breaker for our first night,” said Westmont Special Events Executive Director Kristin...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2022

2022 USA Luge Slider Search Returns to Westmont June 11 & 12

USA Luge 2022

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 2, 2022

The U.S. Olympic Luge Team will return to Westmont on June 11 and 12 to conduct their Midwest Slider Search in an effort to meet and recruit Olympic hopefuls.  The Village of Westmont has welcomed th...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Sign up for Mosquito Spraying Alerts

Mosquito Spraying Update

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 1, 2022

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations in the community.  Clarke’s program includes surveillance for potential vectors and mo...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2022

2022 Westmont Cruisin’ Nights Schedule Announced

CC CN Only

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: May 24, 2022

“Westmont Special Events is excited to announce this year's Westmont Cruisin' NIghts & Street Fair schedule which includes several new theme nights, art shows and art classes by...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2022

WWII Vet To Be Honored At Memorial Day Ceremony

Marcel Levesque Mem Day Parade

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 23, 2022

“We feel it is important to let people know that freedom isn’t free, and that freedom too often comes with great sacrifice,” said Westmont American Legion Commander Frank Trout. “It is my honor to present our...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2022

2021 Westmont Water Quality Report

CC Public Works Water Quality Report

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: May 13, 2022

The Village of Westmont is dedicated to providing residents and businesses with a dependable supply of safe drinking water.  Each year, the Village of Westmont publishes the Consumer Confidence Report...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Taiwanese Friends Donate Care Packages to Westmont

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 13, 2022

On May 12, 2022, representatives from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Chicago and the Greater Chicago Taiwanese Emergency Assistance Association (GCTEAA) made a donation of more than 200 Car...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Creative Arts Network Returns to Summer Events

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 12, 2022

Last year, the Creative Arts Network along with Westmont Special Events partnered to create several opportunities for local artists to get involved with various events and showcase their talents.  In...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

2022 Community Garage Sale August 5-7

Garage Sale Sign-Up CC

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 11, 2022

The annual Westmont Community Garage Sale is scheduled for August 5 through 7.  This is an event that encourages the entire community to host their garage sales on the same weekend so residents have ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Electronics & More Recycling Events Dec. 3

CC Westmont Recycle Event AUG (1)

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 11, 2022; Republished: August 19, 2022; Republished: November 18, 2022

The Village of Westmont, in conjunction with eWorks, Inc. and  DuPage County, has scheduled a special recycling collection event for Satu...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 10, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The DuPage County Community Resource Information System (CRIS) provides a variety of resources to area residents who may need assistance with mental health.  

CRI...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Stormwater Management Resources for Residents

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 10, 2022

DuPage County Stormwater Management, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, has created a series of stormwater education and outreach materials to share with residents.  Some of the resourc...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Memorial Day Parade May 30 - Village Offices Closed

Memorial Day Parade (1)

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 6, 2022

The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m. in downtown Westmont.  The parade will travel south on Cass Avenue from Naperville Road and through downtown Westmont before...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Officers Recognized at Village Board Meeting

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Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: May 6, 2022

At the May 5, 2022 Village Board meeting, Westmont Police Officer Daniel Rooney and Westmont resident Logan Shepard were recognized for their prompt response and action to a carjacking incident that o...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Senior CarFit Clinic May 21 at Johanik Fire Station

CarFit Clinic

Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: May 4, 2022

Senior citizens are invited to attend the Senior CarFit Checkup and Safety Clinic to be held on Saturday, May 21 from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Johanik Fire Department Headquarters located at 6015 S. ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Westmont Jr. High Earns Building Bridges Award

Quattrone - Building Bridges Award

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: May 3, 2022

Along with various individuals from the community, Amy Quattrone, Principal of Westmont Jr. High School recently received notice that Westmont will be presented the 2022 Reaching Out & Building Bridges Awa...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Jenny Babyar Named Citizen of the Year

Babyar and Mayor

Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: April 29, 2022

On April 28, 2022, Westmont resident Jenny Babyar was named the 2021 Westmont Citizen of the Year at the annual Westmont Community Awards Dinner held at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conferen...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Spring Fling Backyard BBQ & Race to the Flag 5K May 27-29

Spring Fling  5K

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 28, 2022

Everyone is invited to Ty Warner Park in Westmont over Memorial Day weekend for the new Spring Fling Backyard BBQ event, hosted by the Westmont Lion’s Club, and the Race to the Flag 5K Fundraiser ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Summer Fun Themes for Business Window Mural Program

Summer Windows

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: April 28, 2022

“This is the fourth themed window mural program that we’ve coordinated over the past 7 months, “said Creative Arts Network coordinator Jenny Babyar.  “During ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Paper Shred Event for Special Olympics May 14

Paper Shred fop Spec Olymp May 14 (3)

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 21, 2022

The Westmont Police Department, partnering with local business Docu-Shred, will co-host their annual paper shredding event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.  This year’s event is sche...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Westmont Public Library Gardening Expo & New Gardening Club

WPL Gardening Club

Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: April 21, 2022

Westmont Public Library is hosting a Gardening Expo on Saturday, May 21, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. Under the umbrella of the Library’s Westmont Grows initiative, this gardening event will ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2022

2022 Proposed Budget Presentation

Budget Presentation

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 12, 2022

On Thursday, April 14, 2022, Assistant Village Manager and Finance Director Spencer Parker will present the proposed Village of Westmont budget for 2022-2023.  The meeting will be at the Village Ha...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Giving DuPage Days Fundraiser May 2-6

Giving DuPage Days

Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: April 12, 2022

Giving DuPage - the DuPage County Volunteer Center, located in Wheaton, is inviting everyone to participate in their Annual Giving DuPage Days fundraiser to support and celebrate nonprofit organiza...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Asst. Village Manager Parker Recognized for Public Service

Parker Employee of the Year award

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 8, 2022

At the April 7, 2022 Administration Finance Committee meeting, Asst. Village Manager Spencer Parker was recognized with a 2021 Public Service Award, which is given to Village of Westmont employees who have d...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Police Chief Gunther Recognized for 25 Years of Service

Gunther 25 yr of service

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 8, 2022

At the April 7, 2022 Village Board Meeting, Mayor Ron Gunter recognized Westmont Police Chief Jim Gunther for his 25 years of service with the Village of Westmont. 

Gunther began his law enforcement ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Volunteers Needed for River Sweep & Storm Drain Stenciling Events

River Sweep_Storm DrainCC

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 7, 2022

This spring, residents will have the opportunity to roll up their sleeves, literally, and assist with two different initiatives that will help our local ecology.  “The River Sweep and Stor...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Upcoming Environmental Programs & Events From Cool DuPage

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: April 6, 2022*Updated May 6, 2022

The Village of Westmont would like to inform residents of the many programs and specials offered by Cool DuPage.  Following is a list of just some of the many opportunities availa...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Westmont Public Works Open House May 21

PW Open House 2022

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: April 6, 2022

The‌ ‌Westmont‌ ‌Public Works Department will be hosting their second annual open house on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at their facility at 155 E. B...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

DuPage CRIS Offering Mortgage Assistance

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 5, 2022

The DuPage County Community Resource Information System (CRIS) has recently announced that the State of Illinois is moving forward with its Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund (ILHAF) program to provide finan...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

State’s Attorney’s Office Statement Regarding Officer-Involved Shooting

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: April 5, 2022

State’s Attorney Bob Berlin has released a statement regarding the December 31, 2021 officer-involved shooting at Laurel BMW Westmont.  Following is the complete statement released by the ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Call JULIE 8-1-1 Before You Dig

Call JULIE

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 30, 2022

As part of National Safe Digging Month, homeowners and professional excavators in Illinois are reminded to call JULIE at 8-1-1 before every digging project, regardless of the size or depth. JULIE 8-1-1 (Joi...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Deputy Fire Chief O’Hare Appointed to State EMS Committee

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 29, 2022

Deputy Fire Chief Kevin O’Hare was recently appointed to the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association EMS Committee.  The EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Committee advocates for all EMS services...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Downers Grove Township Provides Assistance For Seniors

DG Township Service

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 29, 2022

The Village of Westmont has partnered with Downers Grove Township Senior Services for many years to provide residents with opportunities and information for seniors in our area. Downers Grove Township&r...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Village Offices Closed April 15

Village Offices Closed April 15 (1)

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 29, 2022

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Friday, April 15, 2022.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Monday, April 1...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Prescription Drug Take Back April 30

APR Drug Take Back

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: March 28, 2022

The Westmont Police Department will once again participate in the annual National DEA-sponsored Drug Take Back Day. This year’s events will be held on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Framemakers Receives First Historical Building Plaque Dedication

Framemakers

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 25, 2022

On March 25, the Westmont Historical Society, the Village of Westmont, and the Westmont Chamber of Commerce attended a dedication ceremony to honor The Framemakers, 10 N. Cass Avenue, as the first recipient...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Westmont Public Works Presents Annual Report and Honors Staff

PW Annual Report  Awards

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 25, 2022

At the March 24 Public Works Committee meeting, Director Mike Ramsey presented the 2021 Public Works Department annual report to the Village Board as well as recognized several staff members for their servi...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

2022 Westmont Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 24, 2022

At a recent Westmont Public Information Committee meeting, Village Departments, public agencies and community organizations met to share information regarding upcoming community events.  Following ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Westmont Achieves SolSmart Certification

SolSmart 1

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 24, 2022

The Village of Westmont was one of 10 Illinois communities recognized for receiving the SolSmart designation, which is awarded to communities that have made a significant commitment to ensuring that solar p...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Westmont Water & Garbage Utility Billing System Updated

UPDATED Utility Billing System

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 24, 2022

The Village of Westmont has recently transitioned to a new Water & Garbage Utility Billing System.  These changes will include a new look to the Westmont utility bill, updated account informati...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Fire at 56 W. Pier Drive

Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: March 23, 2022

On March 23, 2022, the Westmont Fire Department was dispatched for an activated fire alarm at 5:11 a.m. at 56 W. Pier Drive.  Fire crews arrived within 4 minutes and found heavy fire and sm...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Westmont Public Works Receives Water Ambassador Gold Award

Ramsey - Westmont Gold Award - alt1

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 23, 2022

The Village of Westmont Public Works Department was recently recognized by the Illinois Section American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) for their excellence as an ambassador for professional water works a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2022

ComEd and Arbor Day Foundation Tree Giveaway

ComEd Tree Give Away

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: March 21, 2022

To celebrate Arbor Day, ComEd will be partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to provide trees to residents for environmental impact and energy savings.  This program begins on March 21, 2022. &...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Stormwater Management Update & Flooding Tips

Stormwater_Flood

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: March 15, 2022

Westmont Public Works has a progressive Storm Sewer Maintenance Program, which includes storm sewer jetting, catch basin cleaning, street sweeping, and ditching, which reestablishes the ditch line to improve...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Change Your Clocks Change Your Batteries

Change Clocks Change Batteries CC

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 11, 2022

The Westmont Fire Department reminds citizens that when you change your clock for daylight savings time this weekend, then it is also time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Other safety measu...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Fire Department Awards & Promotions

Fire Dept. Recognitions copy

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 10, 2022

At the March 10 Village Fire Department Safety Committee Meeting, the Westmont Fire Department presented their 2021 Annual Report as well as announced staff promotions, annual service awards, and the Firefi...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2022

New Westmont Community News Magazine

New Community Magazine

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: March 10, 2022

The Village recently delivered its first printed edition of the Village of Westmont Community News Magazine to residents and businesses in the community.  A digital copy of the Westmont Community Ne...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2022

2022 Westmont Adopt-A-Planter Program

Adopt-A-PlanterCC

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: March 2, 2022

“Our Adopt-A-Planter Program has become so popular that we have added even more planters to the downtown area,” said Public Works Director Mike Ramsey.  “We invite all r...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Community Invited To Support Peace, Hope and Love Project

Peace Hope and Love Graphic

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: March 1, 2022

 “We created the concept for the Peace, Hope & Love Project over a month ago, however, in light of recent events, the timing for this has been perfect,” said Larry McIntyre, ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2022

FMC Natatorium in Westmont Hosts World Class Swimmers This Weekend

Updated FMC Swim USA

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: March 1, 2022

For the past several weeks, the FMC Natatorium in Westmont has been working with the USA Swimming organization to host the 2022 TYR Pro Swim Series Westmont that will take place March 2-5.  This even...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Preparedness Week

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 28, 2022

Severe weather can occur any time of year, so it is important to be prepared in case of a weather emergency.  As part of the 2022 Severe Weather Preparedness Week, the Illinois Emergency Managem...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Free Leaf Collection April 11-15

2022 Free Leaf pick up CC

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 24, 2022

As part of the contract between the Village of Westmont and Waste Management, there will be free leaf collection during the second full week of April.  Starting Monday, April 11, and running thr...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2022

Downers Grove Township Seniors Fundraiser March 15

FFDGTS Fundraiser

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 17, 2022

The Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) is hosting a fundraiser at Pierce Tavern, 5135 Main Street in Downers Grove,  March 15, 2022 4:00 p.m. to close. FFDGTS will receive 10% o...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2022

Recycling Event for Electronics & More April 16

CC Westmont Recycle Event

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 17, 2022

The Village of Westmont, in conjunction with DuPage County and eWorks, Inc., is hosting a special recycling collection event on Saturday, April 16, 2022, 8:00 a.m. to Noon at the Westmont Public Works fa...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Annual Arbor Day Tree Seedling Giveaway

Tree Seedling Giveaway

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 16, 2022

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Village of Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) is coordinating its annual tree seedling giveaway.  On Arbor Day, Friday, April 29, Village and Library s...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Westmont Water Bills Update - DuPage Offers Low-Income Water Assistance

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 16, 2022

Shortly after the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, the Village of Westmont created a variety of programs to financially assist residents and businesses.  One of the directives was to ensure th...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Citizens Fire Academy at Johanik Fire Station

Citizen Fire AcademyCC 1 IN-PERSON

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 15, 2022

UPDATED - March 14, 2022

With various COVID requirements being lifted and a downward trend in cases, it has been decided that the 2022 Westmont Fire Department Citizens Fire Academy (CFA) will be held in ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Park District Spring Events

Westmont Park Dist Spring Events

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 15, 2022

The Westmont Park District has scheduled several Springtime events that offer fun and recreation for all ages.  Following are several upcoming events:

Spring Palette Art ShowMarch 20 - 11:00 a.m....

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Westmont Completes Successful Year of Economic Development in 2021

Economic Review

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 15, 2022; Updated & Reposted March 1, 2022

“In spite of all the COVID-related setbacks, 2021 was a very productive year in regard to economic development in Westmont,” said Larry Forssberg...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Community Development Presents Annual Report & Announces Employee of the Year

2021 CD Employee of the Year - Jaime Hoffman

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 11, 2022

At the February 10, 2022 Community Development Committee meeting, Director of Community Development Bruce Sylvester presented the 2021 annual report to the committee.

“I am very proud of how the ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2022

FMC Natatorium in Westmont to Host USA TYR PRO Swim Event

CC Swim USA

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 11, 2022

USA Swimming has recently announced that they will be coming to Westmont, Illinois to host a TYR Pro Swim Series Event.  The 2022 TYR Pro Swim Series Westmont has been scheduled to take place Mar...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Sustainable Saturday Collection Event March 19

SCARCE Sustainable Saturday

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 9, 2022

SCARCE is hosting a "Sustainable Saturday" collection event Saturday, March 19, 2022, 9:00 a.m. to Noon at Benedictine University in the Rice Center Parking Lot at 5700 College Road in Lisle. Pa...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Village of Westmont Introduces New Community Newsletter

Magazine cover 1950 x 2850 - FINAL

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 8, 2022

Beginning this month, the Village of Westmont will be publishing its new Community Newsletter, which will be taking the place of the Neighbors of Westmont Magazine that went out of business at the end of l...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2022

Westmont High School 2022 Athletics Hall of Fame

WHS HOF group shot - Alt1

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 8, 2022

On February 4, 2022, Westmont High School honored several of their graduates by inducting them into their athletics program Hall of Fame.  “We are always excited to honor the students o...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Westmont Fire Department Publishes 2021 Annual Report

FD Annual Report

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 3, 2022

The Westmont Fire Department’s 2021 year end report is now available for review on the village website.  “2021 was a challenging year due to COVID-19, yet staff carried out the...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Westmont Restaurant Week Begins Feb. 17

2022 Restaurant Week

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 03, 2022

The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has announced its 6th annual Westmont Restaurant Week to be held Thursday, February 17 through Sunday, February 27, 2022. During this 11-day dining even...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Recycling/Garbage Pickup Schedule Adjusted Beginning Feb. 2

Etsy Item Listing Photo

Westmont, Illinois -- Updated: February 2, 2022

Due to the snowstorm and severe weather, the Waste Management recycle and garbage pickup schedule will be one day late for the remainder of the week with the final pickup on Saturday, February 5.

If you have q...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Annual Water Quality Public Meeting

Virtual Water Quality Meeting

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 1, 2022

DuPage County Stormwater Management has recently created a virtual public meeting space to take the place of an in-person or virtual live public meeting. The virtual public meeting space includes a record...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2022

New Utility Billing System Coming Soon

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: February 1, 2022

In the near future, the Village of Westmont expects to complete implementation and transition to a new utility billing system. Detailed information regarding the new system and billing changes will be pub...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2022

New Virtual Storytime Series Feature Westmont Seniors

CORDIA Sharing stories

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 1, 2022

Westmont Public Library and Cordia Senior Living have collaborated to create a new virtual storytime series that features residents reading their favorite children’s books out loud. The Library w...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2022

DuPage County and ComEd offering Energy Assistance

Energy Assistance

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 31, 2022

ComEd has announced a program that assists residents with their energy bills.  Following are program details in which residents may be able to save money as well as get financial assistance and e...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2022

DuPage Webinar for Senior Caregivers on Feb. 16

DUPAGE CRIS

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 31, 2022

The DuPage County Community Resource Information System (CRIS) is offering an online webinar titled Passive Neglect: Your Role as a Family Caregiver.  The presentation is scheduled for February 16...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Park District Hosts Winter Beer Fest Feb. 19

2022 Winter Beer Fest

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 31, 2022

The Westmont Park District will be hosting its annual Winter Beer Fest on Saturday, February 19. This year’s Winter Beer Fest will be held at Ty Warner Park and feature craft beer from local bre...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Westmont Police Department Presents 2021 Annual Report

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 28, 2022

At the January 27, 2022 Village of Westmont Police Public Safety Committee meeting, Police Chief Jim Gunther presented the Westmont Police Department’s 2021 annual report to the Village Board. &a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Westmont Police Recognizes Police Personnel for Exemplary Service

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 27, 2022

At the January 27, 2022 Village of Westmont Police Public Safety Committee meeting, Westmont Chief of Police Jim Gunther presented several awards to Police personnel.  

Officer Robert Arndt III was...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Community Invited to Participate in Peace, Hope & Love Project

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 25, 2022

Westmont Special Events is teaming up with the Creative Arts Network to invite the community to sign up and participate in the Peace, Hope & Love Project.  The project will consist of several ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2022

CUSD201 and Westmont Pharmacy Host Vaccination Clinic Jan. 29

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 19, 2022

Community Unit School District 201 is partnering with Westmont Pharmacy to host a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Westmont Jr. High School, 944 Oakwood Drive, on Saturday, January 29.  Th...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2022

No Mow ‘til Mother’s Day Supports Pollinators

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 19, 2022UPDATED March 24, 2022Following is a 2022 informational fact sheet regarding No Mow 'Til Mother's Day

After the success of last year’s inaugural program, the Village ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Applications Being Accepted for Westmont Police Officers

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 18, 2022

The Westmont Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is currently accepting applications for Probationary Police Officers to establish an eligibility list for full-time Westmont Police Officers. Persons in...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2022

DuPage County Announces Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 18, 2022

DuPage County Community Services is accepting applications for the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) to assist income-eligible households with their water and wastewater fees.

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2022

DuPage County Hosts Water Quality Webinars and Environmental Presentations

Water Quality Webinars

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 18, 2022

WATER QUALITY LUNCH ‘N LEARN WEBINARSIn partnership with The Conservation Foundation, DuPage County Stormwater Management (SWM) is continuing its free monthly water quality webinars into the new...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Deputy Fire Chief on Deployment Sends 100th Anniversary Gift to Westmont

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 14, 2022

For the past year, Westmont Deputy Fire Chief James Fitzgerald has been on deployment with the U.S. Coast Guard as Commanding Officer of Patrol Boat 32131.  Fitzgerald’s deployment to G...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Westmont Park District Partners with State to Host Vaccination Clinic Jan. 16

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 13, 2022

The Westmont Park District is partnering with the Illinois Department of Public Health to host a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Westmont Park District Community Center at 75 E. Richmond Street fr...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Westmont Creates Second RxBOX Dropoff at Johanik Fire Station Headquarters

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 12, 2022

The Westmont Fire Department has created a second RxBOX location at the Johanik Fire Station Headquarters located at 6015 S. Cass Avenue.  The RxBOX program allows for residents to safely dispose...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Responsible Salt Use and the Environment

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 11, 2022

The Village of Westmont would like to remind residents about the importance of proper and responsible salt usage.  According to a report from the Illinois State Water Survey, chloride concentrati...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Severe Weather Warming Centers

Westmont Area Warming Centers

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 6, 2022

“As the threat of extended freezing temperatures continues throughout the winter months, we want to remind citizens to prepare themselves to be safe against the threat of severe weather,&rdquo...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Library Hosts Virtual Lunar New Year Program Jan. 26

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 5, 2022

The Lunar New Year is the beginning of a calendar in which the months are based on moon cycles, also known as the lunar calendar.  Lunar New Year is particularly celebrated in East Asia, influence...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Shoveling Around Fire Hydrants & Winter Safety Tips

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 5, 2022

With more than 1300 fire hydrants in Westmont and only 14 crew members on duty and responding to emergencies, the Westmont Fire Department is asking residents to help them remove snow around hydrants. &...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Snow Removal Operations

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 5, 2022

The Village of Westmont takes pride in its snow removal operations and strives to ensure that village roadways are plowed and safe for the community.  The Westmont Public Works Department monitors...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Composting Pickup Program Returns Spring 2022

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 3, 2022Updated: March 18, 2022

Waste Management (WM) will once again offer a composting/yard waste pickup program for Westmont residents. The Westmont Composting Pickup Program is an optional service for residents...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Home Improvement Projects Require a Final Inspection

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 30, 2021

Most construction, installation, and home improvement projects require a permit.  Typically, there will be one or more inspections associated with these types of projects, including a &ldquo...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2021

State Expands Vaccination Operations to Meet COVID Booster Demand

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 28, 2021

Governor JB Pritzker has directed the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) to enhance their partnerships with local health departments throughou...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Special Yard Waste, Brush and Christmas Tree Pickup Jan. 3-14

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 21, 2021

Waste Management will be offering a special yard waste and brush pickup that will coincide with the scheduled holiday tree pickup January 3-14.  All yard waste must be in the appropriate yard wa...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Westmont Holly Days Recap & Contest Results

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 21, 2021

“As we’ve continued to navigate life with COVID, we’ve worked hard to make adjustments to our Holly Days programming and events to allow for fun community activities while k...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2021

2022 Garbage & Recycling Schedule

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 14, 2021

The Village of Westmont contracts with Waste Management for recycling, waste hauling, and brush pick-up services.  For your convenience, the Village has created a PDF information sheet and pick-...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2021

100th Anniversary Celebration Event Video and Photos Published

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 13, 2021

 The Village of Westmont celebrated its 100th Anniversary November 10, 2021. The celebration included awards for businesses that have served the community for 50 or more years, legacy families w...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Cold Weather Tips for Your Home

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 7, 2021

The Village of Westmont Public Works Department would like to provide residents with some cold weather tips for your home. With temperatures expected to drop within the week, please review these suggestio...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Keep Pets Safe in Cold Weather

Keep Pets Safe in cold weather

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 7, 2021

The Westmont Police Department would like to remind residents about pet safety in cold weather.  The Illinois Humane Care for Animals Act enables law enforcement to proactively address cruel trea...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Upcoming Village Holiday Schedule

Holiday Office Closures

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 7, 2021

Following is the Village of Westmont holiday schedule through the end of February 2022.

All Village of Westmont offices will be closed on Friday, December 24 in observance of Christmas.  Regular b...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Financial Assistance Available for Renters and Landlords

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 6, 2021

The Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) has recently announced financial assistance for rent to income-eligible Illinois renters and their landlords who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. If...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Updated Route for Holly Days Parade on Saturday, December 4

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 3, 2021

The Westmont Holly Days Frosty & Friends Parade is tomorrow, December 4 and will start at 5 p.m.  This year’s parade will have an updated route so that people can participate more e...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Holiday Lights Recycle Program

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: December 2 2021

The Village of Westmont will once again team up with Elgin Recycling to provide a holiday lights recycling collection in the Village of Westmont.  The collection will begin in December and continue...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2021

New Art Program Creates Opportunities for Local Artists

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 1, 2021

“For the last several years, we’ve been creating more and more opportunities for local artists to come together and participate in art shows at well-established community events such a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Public Works Recaps 2021 Projects

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: December 1, 2021

The Westmont Public Works had an extremely busy year in 2021.  Following are some of the projects that were addressed:

NORTH WASHINGTON WATER MAIN PROJECT6-inch cast iron main was replaced with a ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2021

“Keep the Wreath Red” This Holiday Season

2021 Keep the Wreath Red

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 29, 2021

The Westmont Fire Department reminds residents to assist them with the “Keep the Wreath Red” program. “Keep the Wreath Red” program is an annual event aimed at inc...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Holly Days Food Drive & Giving Tree

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 29, 2021

The Westmont Holly Days Committee is hosting the annual Holly Days Food Drive.  Now through Thursday, December 16, residents are encouraged to drop off non-perishable items to be donated to the ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Holiday Tree Pickup Schedule

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 19, 2021

Christmas trees will be picked up in Westmont by Waste Management during the first two full weeks of the new year, January 3 to 14, 2022.  All trees picked up during this timeframe will be compo...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Village Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 15, 2021

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed to the public for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, November 25 & 26, 2021.  Normal business hours for ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Westmont Employee Service Awards

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 15, 2021

On the occasion of the Village of Westmont’s 100th Anniversary of incorporation, Village Manager Steve May presented service pins to individuals who are celebrating work anniversaries in 2021. ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Westmont High School Band Plan Busy Day for Dec. 4 Craft Show Fundraiser & Holly Days Parade

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 15, 2021

The Westmont High School Band and their boosters will be busy on Saturday, December 4 with their 31st Annual Craft Show from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Westmont High School, 909 N. Oakwood Drive, Westmont...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Westmont’s 100th Anniversary Celebration a Big Success

Mayor Ron Gunter and former Mayor Greg Szymski

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 11, 2021

On November 10, 2021, the Village of Westmont celebrated its 100th anniversary of incorporation.  More than 500 people attended the various activities of the day, which were held in front of Wes...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Westmont Fire Department Staff Recognized at Administration Meeting

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 8, 2021

At a recent Village Administration Committee meeting, several Westmont Fire Department personnel were recognized.

PROMOTIONLieutenant Tom Bills was promoted to Battalion Chief. Tom has served the Westmont ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Veterans Day Virtual Event Nov. 11

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 2, 2021

On Veterans Day November 11, the County will provide a virtual gathering place to celebrate veterans again this year.

The County’s Information Technology and Geographic Information System teams c...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Police Host Record-Breaking Paper Shred Event for Special Olympics Illinois

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: November 1, 2021

On October 30, the Westmont Police Department, along with local business Docu-Shred, hosted their biannual paper shredding event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois Torch Run Fundraising Campaign. &n...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Change Your Clocks - Change Your Batteries Nov. 7

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 29, 2021

The Westmont Fire Department reminds residents that when you change your clock for daylight savings time on Sunday, November 7, then it is also time to change the batteries in all your smoke detectors.

The ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

BNSF Crossing Evening Closures Nov. 2 & 3

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 28, 2021

The first week of November, BNSF will be working on railroad improvements between Clarendon Hills and Downers Grove.  The work is expected to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 2 and 3,...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Carjacking Safety Tips

Carjacking Safety Tip

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 26, 2021

In recent months, area car thefts and carjacking attempts have been on the rise in the Chicagoland area. The Westmont Police Department encourages everyone to be diligent in their effort to be safe.

Carjack...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Prescription Drug Take Back Event Big Success

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: October 26, 2021

On Saturday, October 23, the Westmont Police Department hosted drug take-back events as part of the National DEA-sponsored Drug Take-Back Day. The program took in a total of 257 pounds of unwanted medicati...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2021

DMMC Coordinates Tornado Response Forum With Senator Duckworth

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: July 1, 2021

 On June 30 at the Woodridge Village Hall, Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter and the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference (DMMC) participated in a forum regarding the recent emergency response from last wee...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Update

Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 29, 2021

Clarke Mosquito Management will be conducting an adult mosquito control application throughout the Village of Westmont on Wednesday evening, June 30, weather permitting.  This will be the first appl...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Westmont Public Works Department Assists With Tornado Clean Up

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: June 22, 2021

Westmont Public Works personnel were recently called into action to assist with debris clean-up after the severe weather that took place on Sunday evening. Westmont crews have been assigned to help the City ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2021

100th Anniversary Trivia & Scavenger Hunt Results

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Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: February 19, 2021

“The turnout for this event was amazing.  I think everyone had a lot of fun while learning about Westmont’s history,” said 100th Anniversary Committee Co-Chair Larry...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

New Compost/Yard Waste Pick-Up Program

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Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 14, 2021

Beginning this Spring, Waste Management (WM) will offer a new compost/yard waste pick-up program to Westmont residents. This new opportunity is optional for residents who wish to participate.  Th...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Sign Up For Notify Me

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: January 6, 2021

The ability to obtain clear and accurate information has never been more important.  The Village of Westmont encourages all residents and friends of the community to sign up for our Westmont Notify...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Vote for your Favorite Holly Days Decorated Homes

Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: December 18, 2020

“Once again, our virtual contests have been a big hit,” said Kristina Kaniauskaite, Westmont Special Events Corporation Executive Director.  “We had 17 entries for t...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Paper Shred and Prescription Drug Take Back Events Big Success

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: October 27, 2020

On October 17, the Westmont Police Department, along with local business Docu-Shred, hosted their annual paper shredding event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois Torch Run Fundraising Campaign.  T...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Westmont Adopt-A-Planter Program A Big Success

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 9, 2020

“We want to thank all of the Westmont residents, businesses and organizations who assisted us in beautifying our downtown,” said Public Works Horticulturist Chadd DeVries.  &ld...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Westmont Chamber Encourages Everyone to Support Local Restaurants

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 8, 2020

“As COVID-19 restrictions remain in place as we move into fall, we want to remind everyone that our local restaurants still need all the support they can get from the community,” said Westm...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Richmond Gardens and Apiary Update

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 6, 2020

The Richmond Gardens and Apiary (REGA) has had a busy summer.  Following are some of the projects completed in 2020:

  • Final grades established
  • Brick pavers installed
  • Stones placed in Dry Stream Bed
  • Raised ...
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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Westmont Fire Dept. Seeks Community Feedback

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 6, 2020

“At all times, we are dedicated to improving our service to the community and updating our best practices,” said Westmont Fire Chief Steve Riley.  “Currently, we are goin...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2020

East Burlington Road Construction Starts Oct. 6

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 2, 2020

East Burlington Avenue will be closed from Warwick Avenue to Hiawatha Drive in Clarendon Hills from Tuesday, October 6 at 5 a.m. until Monday, October 12.  

Eastbound traffic on Burlington will be deto...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Drug Take Back Day October 24

Village of WestmontDate Issued: September 28, 2020

UPDATED: October 19, 2020Mariano's, located at 150 W. 63rd Street will be participating in this event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On Saturday, October 24, the Westmont Police Department will participate...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Fire Prevention Week Events Cancelled

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 28, 2020Update: October 6, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the Westmont Fire Department (WFD) will not be able to host their annual Fire Prevention Week Open House nor participate in the Silent Parade, which was cancelled. &...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

WorkNet DuPage Provides Assistance for Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 17, 2020

WorkNet DuPage is currently providing free job training, rent assistance and other supportive services here in DuPage County.

Participants can choose from a wide array of educational programs to gain key ski...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Quincy Station Groundbreaking

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 10, 2020

Recently, Holladay Properties held a groundbreaking ceremony for Quincy Station, a new mixed-use, multi-family residential development located in downtown Westmont at 1 W. Quincy Street.  The cerem...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Scarecrow Decorating and Display Contest

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 10, 2020

The 6th Annual Downtown Westmont Scarecrow Decorating Contest held by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau (WCCTB)  is now open for registration.  Local businesses, communit...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Fire at 207 N. Cass Ave.

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 9, 2020

Westmont Fire Department received a 911 call at 6:30pm regarding a reported fire at Uncle Pete’s Pizza at 207 N. Cass Avenue in Westmont. 

Firefighters discovered a small fire in the wall a...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Paper Shred Event for Special Olympics Oct. 17

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: September 9, 2020

The Westmont Police Department, partnering with local business Docu-Shred, will co-host their annual paper shredding event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. This year’s event is scheduled for ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Casten Visits Fire Dept. During Annual Training

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 8, 2020

U.S. Representative Sean Casten recently contacted the Westmont Fire Department to congratulate them on receiving a $181,818.00 federal grant.  When Casten learned that the grant would be used to pu...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

September is National Preparedness Month

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 4, 2020

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning.  As we learned this spring with the COVID-19 pandemic, disasters don&rsq...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

2020 Election Assistance for Elderly and Voters with Disabilities

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 3, 2020

The DuPage County Clerk Election Division announced that special assistance for voter registration is available to the elderly and voters with disabilities and can arrange voter registration appointments wit...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

DuPage County Launches Anti-Racism Initiative

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 3, 2020

In partnership with DuPage County, the College of DuPage (COD) is launching a new initiative to unite the community against racism and provide a platform for meaningful conversations to help audiences reflec...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Have You Been Counted?

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 2, 2020

So far, the US Census Bureau.has only received a 74.5% census response from Village of Westmont residents.  Time is running out - please help Westmont receive the funding it deserves for its communi...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Westmont Public Library Plans for Fall

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 2, 2020

The Westmont Public Library (WPL) has been working hard to make sure their patrons are able to safely enjoy all the Library has to offer. Following are some of their plans for Fall.

School Resources Webpage

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2020

9 P.M. Routine Keeps People Safe

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: September 1, 2020

Citizens are encouraged to keep their homes and property safe by remembering to follow the 9 P.M. ROUTINE each and every night.  The routine reminds residents to make sure they follow a simple safe...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Mosquito Spraying Monday, August 31

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: August 31, 2020

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations.  There will be a community-wide mosquito spraying tonight, Monday, August 31, 2020.  T...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

BNSF Railroad Repairs Sept. 17-20

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: August 28, 2020

BNSF Railroad will be conducting overnight work from Thursday evening, September 17 through Sunday, September 20.  BNSF plans to replace 11,000 ties on the tracks from Berwyn to Downers Grove. &n...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

New DuPage County COVID-19 Testing Schedule

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: August 28, 2020

Beginning Monday, August 31, 2020,  the DuPage County Community Based Testing Site (CBTS) will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to noon, or until 600 tests are completed each day.  ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Westmont Fire Department Receives $220K in Grants

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: August 28, 2020

“I want to thank our staff and their diligence in pursuing all available funding to assist us during this difficult economy,” said Westmont Fire Chief Steve Riley.  “The...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

DuPage County Approves Internet Funding for Low-Income Students

Village of WestmontDate Issued: August 26, 2020

On Tuesday, the DuPage County Board approved $1.5 million to provide low-income students with internet service.  This action was in response to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2020

100K Vote By Mail Applicants in DuPage

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 25, 2020

Nearly 100,000 voters have already applied for Vote By Mail Ballots in DuPage County for the Nov. 3, 2020 election. Voters choosing the Vote By Mail Ballot option for the 2020 General Election in DuPage County...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Summer Tree Watering Tips

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 25, 2020

The Village of Westmont’s Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) wants to remind residents how important it is to care for trees during drought conditions.  “We have had very li...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Census Takers in Your Neighborhood

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 21, 2020

Starting this month, census takers will start visiting homes in Westmont that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census.  Census takers will interview households to record your census data.  ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Hope For The Day Presentation Available On Youtube

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 24, 2020

The Westmont Public Library recently partnered with Hope For The Day to co-host a virtual event titled “Things We Don’t Say”.  The program, which was recorded and is now av...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Oakwood Subdivision Receives County Stormwater Grant

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 24, 2020

The DuPage County Board recently voted to enter into intergovernmental agreements (IGA) with several recipients of this year’s DuPage County Stormwater Management’s Water Quality Improvement ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Westmont Retail Business Grant

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 23, 2020

“We want to make sure that all businesses which qualify for this grant are aware of this opportunity and apply before the deadline,” said Westmont Economic Development Director Larry Forssber...

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Posted on: July 19, 2020

Westmont Remembers Jim Addington

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 19, 2020

The Village of Westmont regrets sharing the sad news that Village Trustee James Addington passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Good Samaritan Hospital.  Jim was a former Mayor of Westmont and serve...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Illinois COVID-19 Mitigation Plan Updated

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 16, 2020

Social Distancing Diligence

“We want to remind everyone that COVID-19 is still a health risk and that people need to be diligent regarding their personal safety practices such as social distancing, wear...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Westmont Community Development On Pace For Record Year

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 14, 2020

“When the pandemic began to impact all phases of life and the stay at home orders were issued, we weren’t sure how this might affect our Community Development operations as well as developmen...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

DuPage Requests Feedback on County Budget

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 6, 2020

DuPage County residents can share their views regarding programs and initiatives important to them by completing the County’s Annual Budget Survey.  The information helps shape the next year&am...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Westmont Retail Business Grant Program

Westmont, IllinoiDate Issued: July 2, 2020

 At the June 29 board meeting, the Village of Westmont approved a new Westmont Retail Business Grant Program to assist Westmont businesses that have struggled during the COVID-19 quarantine.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Hope For The Day Virtual Event Promotes Positive Mental Health

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 1, 2020 

The Westmont Public Library is partnering with Hope For The Day to host a virtual event titled “Things We Don’t Say”.  The one-hour virtual event is scheduled for ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Morton Arboretum Makes Donation to Richmond Gardens

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 26, 2020

The Morton Arboretum recently donated plants and trees to the Richmond Education Gardens & Apiary (REGA).  REGA is a joint collaboration between the Village of Westmont and the Village of Clarendon...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Restore Illinois Plan Enters Phase 4

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 26, 2020

Per Governor JB Pritzker’s recent announcement, Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan begins today, Friday, June 26.  Citizens and businesses are expected to follow the phase 4 guidelines as ou...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled June 28

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 25, 2020

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations.  The next community-wide mosquito spraying treatment is scheduled for June 28, 2020.  Th...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

4th of July & Summer Fire Safety Reminders - 2020 Fireworks Cancelled

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 22, 2020

The 4th of July is usually celebrated with cookouts, outdoor activities, and fireworks shows.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Village of Westmont and many other communities have canceled their firew...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Construction at Cass & Quincy

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 18, 2020

Downtown Westmont is growing, the multi-story, mixed-use development at the southwest corner of Cass Avenue and Quincy Street is beginning their construction at this time.  The sidewalk near this inters...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

PRC Thanks Westmont for Donations

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 17, 2020

“The people of Westmont have done an amazing job of donating food and volunteering in the food pantry,” said Michelle Clegg, Development Director at People’s Resource Center (PRC). ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Westmont Featured in Morton Arboretum Video

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 16, 2020

 The Morton Arboretum, in partnership with the Chicago Regional Tree Initiative, recently released a video to educate communities about the importance of trees and encourage chicagoland municipalities a...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

FMC Natatorium Virtual Tour

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 15, 2020

The DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau recently hosted a virtual tour of FMC Natatorium at Ty Warner Park, the newest and largest water sports facility in the state of Illinois.  The virtual tour h...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Police Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 11, 2020

 An assessment team from the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (ILEAP) will be in Westmont on June 17th and June 18th to examine all aspects of the Westmont Police Department’s po...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

SCARCE Opens New Location in Addison

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 11, 2020

The Village of Westmont has been partnering with SCARCE for many years.  SCARCE is a not-for-profit organization that strives to inspire people through environmental education as well as aims to preserv...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Westmont Student Participates in Kids Climate Summit

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 11, 2020

Village of Westmont student Owen Berbaum recently participated in the Kids Climate Summit (KCS).  Due to COVID-19, the summit was presented virtually by the Chicago Gifted Community Center (CGCC) and th...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Mayor and Police Chief Issue Joint Statement

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 10, 2020

Following the recent events in Minnesota and resulting protests and demonstration, Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter and Chief of Police Jim Gunther have issued a joint statement, which has been published on the Village...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

DuPage County COVID-19 Testing Sites

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 9, 2020

Two new testing sites are being opened and made available to DuPage County residents in the next two weeks.  A new drive-through COVID-19 testing site will open at the DuPage County Complex on Tuesday, J...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Westmont Park District 2020 Summer Camps and Virtual Programs

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 9, 2020

The Westmont Park District is now offering a variety of outdoor summer camps for children ages 4 to 13 beginning June 15, 2020.  The Westmont Park District staff will follow COVID-19 Phase 3 Guidelines t...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Community Garage Sales Aug. 7, 8 & 9

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 5, 2020Updated: August 28, 2020

Westmont Community Garage Sale - August 7, 8 & 9

The annual Westmont Community Garage Sale is scheduled for August 7, 8 & 9.  This is an event that encourages the entire co...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Recycling Update From Cool DuPage

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 5, 2020

Recycling Location Updates From Cool DuPage

The City of Naperville re-opened the Regional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility recently.  Staff has implemented the necessary precautions to make sure t...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Westmont Small Business Mega Lottery

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 5, 2020

The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau has recently launched the Small Business Mega Lottery.  “The Small Business Mega Lottery was created to support these businesses and keep the...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Tree Issues Not To Worry About

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 4, 2020

The wet, cool spring this year has brought on some issues in a few varieties of trees in Westmont.  One of those issues is a fungal disease called Anthracnose.  This disease thrives during these...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Fire at 534 S. Adams Results in Fatality

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 3, 2020

On June 3, 2020, the Westmont Fire Department received a call at 11:56 a.m. for smoke investigation at 534 S. Adams Street.  Westmont Police arrived on location to confirm smoke was coming out of the hou...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Local Communities Working Together

DuPage CountyDate Issued: June 2, 2020 - 2:12 p.m.

“We want our citizens to know that our staff has been interacting and communicating with area communities in an effort to stay aware of potential concerns during this trying time,” sai...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Outdoor Restaurant Dining Begins May 29 - Westmont Restaurant Stimulus Grant Launches June 2

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 29, 2020

“I want to thank all of our businesses and staff who have been working together to get ready for the beginning of the Restore Illinois, Phase 3 Plan,” said Mayor Ron Gunter.  &ldq...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Metra Back to Work Ventra Pass

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 27, 2020

Metra is launching a new $10 All-Day Pass on June 1 and strongly encouraging customers to buy it in the Ventra app, giving them a “Touch Less, Pay Less” option to ride it’s trains s...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Westmont Plans for Phase III

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 22, 2020

“As the State moves towards Phase III of the Governor’s Restore Illinois initiative, Westmont has been working with our businesses to develop our local plan for our community,” said...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

2020 Recycling & Garbage Rates

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 21, 2020

Per the Village’s contract with Waste Management, the cost for recycling and waste hauling increases annually on the first of May.  While the Village performs the billing for recycling and wast...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Be Part of the Community HOPE Collage

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 20, 2020

 “Last summer, I traveled the world to promote proactive mental health strategies centered on HOPE,” said Nancy Bartosz, a teacher with CUSD201 for more than 20 years.  &...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

TECO and Friends from Taiwanese Community Donate Masks to Westmont

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 20, 2020

Representatives from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Chicago and the Greater Chicago Taiwanese Emergency Assistance Association (GCTEAA) recently came to town and donated 1500 surgical masks to ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Village Customer Service Awards Announced

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 18, 2020

At a recent Westmont Administration-Finance Committee meeting, Village Manager Steve May announced the recipients of the 2019 Village Public Service Awards. The purpose of this program is to recognize municipal s...

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Posted on: May 17, 2020

Citizens Reminded to be Cautious During Heavy Rains and Flooding

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 17, 2020

Due to flooding throughout the region, residents are encouraged to stay home.  Numerous streets have been flooded. If a street has barricades or cones, please find another route to reach your destination...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Fire & Police Social Distance Celebrations End May 31

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 15, 2020

“This has been a very successful program and I want to thank our staff for implementing this creative opportunity for our residents,” said Mayor Ron Gunter.  “It’s...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Village Congratulates Westmont Graduates

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 15, 2020

“This has been such a difficult time for everyone, so we wanted to try and do something special to celebrate all of our Westmont graduates,” said Mayor Ron Gunter.  “We&...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

DuPage County Launches Reinvest DuPage

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 13, 2020

DuPage County recently announced it will launch Reinvest DuPage, a grant relief program developed in partnership with Choose DuPage for small businesses and independent contractors.  The program will pro...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Illinois Emergency Management Agency Encourages Residents to Be Prepared

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 14, 2020

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local offices of emergency management are encouraging residents to stay aware of local forecasts and be prepared for potential flooding.  The National ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Local School Districts Help Promote Importance of 2020 Census

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 14, 2020

Even though schools are closed, School Districts 60 and 201 are doing their part to promote the importance of the 2020 Census with social media posts, fliers, and Census eblasts to school families.   Sch...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

LIHEAP Deadline Extended to June 30 Due to COVID-19

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 12, 2020

The DuPage County Community Services Department has extended the application deadline for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) until June 30 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Help is available...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mayor Gunter Provides COVID-19 Update Regarding Reopening Plans and Business Stimulus

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 12, 2020

“It’s understandable that everyone is getting restless at this point,” said Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter.  “Normally, as warmer weather approaches, people are ready t...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Westmont Residents and Businesses Asked to Participate in new Adopt-A-Planter Program

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 12, 2020

“Because we are being extremely careful with our budget as a result of the COVID-19 situation, we have not approved the expenditure for the downtown planters,” said Public Works Director Mike ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Westmont Economic Development Update

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 11, 2020 While COVID-19 has affected all aspects of our lives, economic development projects in Westmont continue at a robust pace.  Construction has been identified as an essential industry, so many pr...
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Posted on: May 8, 2020

2020 Rain Barrel Purchases

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 8, 2020Due to budget cuts resulting from COVID-19, the Village of Westmont will not be able to subsidize rain barrel purchases for Westmont residents and businesses, however, rain barrels are still available for purchase...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Village of Westmont Approves Community Stimulus Program

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 8, 2020

“We’re all in this together and this is our attempt to offer some assistance to the community while we navigate these tough times,’ said Trustee Steve Nero, who co-chairs an ad hoc co...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Waste Management Resumes Bulk Item Pick-up May 11

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 8, 2020On May 11, Waste Management will resume pick-up of large/bulk items.  Westmont’s contract with WM allows residents to put out one large/bulk item each week with your regular trash pick-up.&n...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Downtown Flower Baskets to be Hung Week of May 11

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 7, 2020During the week of May 11, flower baskets will be hung in downtown Westmont, which has been a community tradition for many years.  “We always receive numerous compliments on how well our staff t...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Restore Illinois Plan Presented

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 6, 2020

On Tuesday, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced the “Restore Illinois” plan, which outlines the re-opening of the State using a metric-based approach.  The five-phased plan will re...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Conservation Foundation Declares May as DuPage River Sweep Month

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 5, 2020Due to COVID-19, the Conservation Foundation has modified its River Sweep Program and has declared the entire month of May as DuPage River Sweep Month.  Foregoing the originally planned group event on a s...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Support Your Westmont Businesses

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 4, 2020“It’s important that we all do our best to support local businesses,” said Village Trustee Harold Barry III, who is the chair of the Westmont Economic Development Committee. ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Westmont Special Events Plans Virtual Taste of Westmont for 2020

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 4, 2020

“We love planning and hosting our events as much as people enjoy coming to them, but we have to respond appropriately to the current health and safety concerns,” said Westmont Special Events Co...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Gov. Pritzker Issues Modified Stay-at-Home Orders

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 1, 2020On Thursday, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-32 that modified and extended his original Stay-at-Home Order from a month ago. The order will be in effect from May 1 through May 29.  Th...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Protecting Water Quality Webinar May 14

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 30, 2020Join DuPage County Stormwater Management, The Conservation Foundation, and SCARCE in learning how to protect water quality from your very own home.  Open to everyone, this free webinar will provide tip...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Census Bureau Sending COVID-19 Survey to 13 Million Households

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 29, 2020 The US Census Bureau sent out the Household Pulse Survey to 13 million households this week.  This survey is a 20-minute online survey studying how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting househol...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

People's Resource Center Open During COVID-19 Crisis

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 29, 2020Since their launch in 1975, People’s Resource Center (PRC) strives to greet everyone with dignity, respect and compassion.  The families and neighbors they serve may be especially impacted by...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Late Fees Waived for Property Taxpayers Impacted by COVID-19

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 28, 2020The DuPage County Board voted on April 28, 2020 to authorize the County Treasurer to waive late fees on property tax payments for taxpayers who can demonstrate financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis. In...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Public Invited to Take Part in Conservation Foundation Webinars

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 28, 2020 The Conservation Foundation has lined up several webinars for citizens to enjoy from the comfort of their homes.  Below is a listing of event topics, dates, and links to participate. ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Village 2020-2021 Budget Approved

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 28, 2020 At their April 23 meeting, the Westmont Village Board approved the Village of Westmont 2020-2021 budget.  During the preparation of the budget, much consideration was given to the on-going im...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Westmont Public Works Reminds Businesses To Flush Water Lines Before They Reopen

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 28, 2020“Many businesses and institutions have been mostly shut down for a period of several weeks,” said Public Works Director Mike Ramsey.  “It is extremely important for these ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

State of Illinois Extends Modified Stay-At-Home Order Through End of May

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 24, 2020 On Thursday, April 23, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the extension of the Illinois Stay-At-Home order through the end of May.  The current order expires on April 30.  The new orde...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Westmont Offers First Virtual Citizens Fire Academy

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 24, 2020 “Working with our Communications Department, we’re trying to come up with new and innovative ways in which we can offer programs safely while we navigate our COVID-19 response,&...Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Westmont Public Library Expands Virtual Library Experience

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 23, 2020 With the various challenges facing public agencies and taxing bodies during the response to COVID-19, the Westmont Public Library (WPL) has been exploring new and innovative ways to reach out to and s...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Citizens Reminded to Guard Against Coronavirus Scams

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 21, 2020Unfortunately, criminals prey on people in moments of crisis when they are most vulnerable.  It is important for citizens to be aware of potential coronavirus-related scams.  If in doubt, chec...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Downers Grove Sanitary District Continues Alley Work

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: April 20, 2020 In February and March, the Downers Grove Sanitary District temporarily stopped work on alley projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Tentatively, they are scheduled to resume on Wednesday, April 22 ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Westmont Encourages Residents to Sign Up for SMART911 to Help First Responders During COVID-19

SMART911 Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: April 20, 2020 “Take Control, Let Us Know” is the theme of a new promotional campaign that empowers individuals to share critical medical information with first responders to provide them with the infor...Read on... SIGN UP FOR SMART911 General Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Metra Sounding Horns April 16 to Recognize Essential Workers

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 16, 2020

Metra is joining with transit agencies across the nation to salute the heroic efforts of transportation and all other essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic by simultaneously sounding its vehicle horns ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Westmont First Responders Thank Residents and Businesses for Their Support

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 16, 2020

The Westmont Fire and Police Departments want to give a BIG THANK YOU to all of the residents and businesses who have made donations to our first responders over the past month during the COVID-19 pandemic.&...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

WorkNet DuPage Provides Opportunities for Workers Impacted by COVID-19

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 16, 2020WorkNet DuPage is committed to providing workers and businesses with resources to help people come out of the COVID-19 pandemic stronger than ever.  WorkNet DuPage is Federally-funded, locally-driven, ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Westmont Fire & Police Offer Social Distance Celebrations

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 15, 2020With the current COVID-19 social distancing protocols and reduced opportunities for events and celebrations, the Westmont Fire & Police are offering a unique opportunity to lift the spirits of residents cel...Read on...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Giving DuPage Days Fundraiser April 14 - May 14

Giving DuPage Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: April 14, 2020 Giving DuPage - the DuPage County Volunteer Center, located in Wheaton, is inviting everyone to participate in their first Annual Giving DuPage Days fundraiser to support and celebrate nonprofit organization...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Watershed Webinars to Share with Residents

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 14, 2020

While traditional presentations, workshops and tabling events are impossible right now, we're still able to share water quality information with residents. The Conservation Foundation and DuPage County Stormwat...Read on...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Budget Workshop Scheduled April 16

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: April 13, 2020 Each year, the Village Staff and Village Board work together to develop and adopt the annual budget.  The Village Budget is typically adopted in May and runs through the end of April of the followin...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2020

I Love Local Campaign Encourages Residents to Shop Westmont

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 10, 2020The Westmont Chamber is joining chambers and small businesses across the State of Illinois to launch the I Love Local campaign to encourage people to support local businesses April 11 to 18, 2020.  Whi...Read on...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Westmont 2019 Water Quality Report Now Available on Village Website

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 10, 2020The Village of Westmont is dedicated to providing its residents and businesses with a dependable supply of safe drinking water.  Each year, the Village publishes the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), w...Read on...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Public Transportation Update - Pace Suspending Service Effective April 13 & Metra Schedule

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 9, 2020 Public transportation routes and schedules have been affected by the COVID-19 situation.  Following are updates to Pace and Metra service. PACE INFORMATION UPDATESPace will temporaril...Read on...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Update - Residents Asked to Help Ensure Water Infrastructure is Not Damaged or Contaminated

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 9, 2020

During this time of COVID-19, people are using more and more disinfecting products to keep themselves healthy and safe. However, proper disposal of cleaning items is crucial to maintaining our vital water works ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

PRC Promotes Matching Donations Opportunity During COVID-19 Emergency Response Effort

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 8, 2020People’s Resource Center (PRC), located at 104 Chestnut Street in Westmont, has been assisting local families in need for many years.  Following CDC guidelines during COVD-19, PRC continues to...Read on...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Waste Management COVID-19 Update - Call Centers Open, Schedules Maintained, More

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 7, 2020

At present, Waste Management (WM) is maintaining its typical collection schedule for trash and recycling.  However, collection pick-up times may vary week to week and residents should wait until the end...Read on...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Westmont Stormwater Management Update, Flood Preparation Tips For Residents

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 3, 2020

Spring is often accompanied by seasonal storms.  The Village of Westmont Public Works Department wants to share several helpful tips that may protect your property from flooding as well as give an updat...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

DuPage County Launches COVID-19 Update Map

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 2, 2020This week, DuPage County has launched a new webpage devoted to providing up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 cases in DuPage County.

DuPage County COVID-19 Dashboard - click hereThe dashboard links data fro...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Westmont Census Challenge Encourages Community to get Involved with Census Promotion

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 31, 2020

This Wednesday, April 1, is the official Census Day.  The Village of Westmont encourages everyone to get counted so that Westmont receives its fair share of State and Federal tax dollars that help fund...Read on...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Westmont Becomes Official Dementia-Friendly Community

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 26, 2020

“The Village of Westmont has taken specific steps to train our staff and provide resources so that we can better serve and accommodate people with dementia,” said Mayor Ron Gunter. ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Be Connected With Your Village

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 25, 2020During this unprecedented time as we all navigate the COVID-19 response, being connected with your Village municipal government is more important than ever.  We encourage citizens to do the following t...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Westmont Encourages Residents To Take Census TODAY -Online Census Form Makes Getting Counted Easier

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 25, 2020

“With a lot of us at home during this unprecedented situation, now is the best time to respond to your Census questionnaire,” said Westmont Trustee Bruce Barker, chair of the Westmont First ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Westmont Schedules First Virtual Village Board Meeting for March 26

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 24, 2020 In response to COVID-19, the Village of Westmont is planning its first virtual Village Board meeting for Thursday, March 26, 6 p.m. “As a unit of government, it is important that our municipality ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

UPDATED MARCH 24 - Canceled Programs and Events - Village Cyber Meetings Being Considered

Westmont, IllinoisCURRENT UPDATES IN REDDate Issued: March 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 situation and resulting response, there have been a variety of municipal and community meeting and event postponements and cancellations.  Village meeting sch...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Westmont 2020 Construction Projects

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 20, 2020Each year, the Village of Westmont coordinates, schedules, and performs a number of construction updates that improve our community's infrastructure for our residents and businesses.  Also, the County ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Update - Village of Westmont Offices Closed March 17-30

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 16, 2020Following the lead and directive by the State of Illinois and the recommendation of health officials, the Village of Westmont Municipal Government will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 a...Read on...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

2020 Brush Pick-Up & Yard Waste Programs Resume April 6

Westmont, IllinoisUPDATED: April 3, 2020 - 3:30pmNOTE: Though there have been many events, programs and services affected by the response to COVID-19, at the moment of this update, this program is moving forward as scheduled.  However, there may...Read on...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

EMA Severe Weather Training in Westmont

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 5, 2020

Bill Watson, a meteorologist of 33 years from the National Weather Service, now retired, will be the featured guest of the Westmont Emergency Management Agency’s upcoming Severe Weather Training event ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Fire Department Training and Equipment Saves Lives

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 5, 2020

The Westmont Fire Department recently presented several life saving awards to Fire and Police personnel who took part in emergency calls in which a citizen’s life was saved.  Our first respond...Read on...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Free Leaf Collection April 13-17

Village of WestmontUPDATED: April 3, 2020 - 3:20pmNOTE: Though there have been many events, programs and services affected by the response to COVID-19, at the moment of this update, this program is moving forward as scheduled.  However, there ma...Read on...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Residents Encouraged to Take Steps to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 5, 2020 “The primary objective of our Westmont emergency services is to be trained and prepared to respond to emergency situations,” said Westmont Fire Chief Steve Riley.  “With...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Westmont Fire Dept. Reminds Residents Change Your Clocks - Change Your Batteries

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 2, 2020

The Westmont Fire Department reminds citizens that when you change your clock for daylights savings time this weekend, then it also time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.The National Fire Protecti...Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Life Saving Awards Presented to Westmont Fire and Police Personnel

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: February 28, 2020

At the February 27, 2020 Westmont Public Safety Committee meeting, Mayor Ron Gunter, Fire Dept. Captain Lynn Dralle, and Trustee Marie Johanik-Guzzo presented several members of the Westmont Fire and Police ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Westmont Police and Fire Department Promotions and Recognitions

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 28, 2020

At the Westmont Public Safety Committee meeting on February 27, 2020, the Westmont Police and Fire Departments announced several promotions and one retirement as well as presented several Service Awards.FIR...Read on...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

DuPage County to Present 29th Advanced Severe Weather Seminar

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: February 25, 2020

On March 14, members of the Westmont Fire Department and Emergency Management Agency (EMA) will be attending the 29th annual DuPage Advanced Severe Weather Seminar presented by the DuPage County Office of Ho...Read on...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Police Department Services

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued:  February 25, 2020

The Police Department provides a wide range of services for our citizens.  Below are just a few of the services available.

SAFE EXCHANGE ZONE The Police Department has a designated Safe Exch...Read on...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Westmont Public Works Building Update

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: February 21, 2020The construction of the new Westmont Public Works facility located at 39 E. Burlington is on schedule to be completed by the end of the year.  Village staff recently took a tour of the building to w...Read on...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Park Board President Jim Long Receives IAPD Commissioner Community Service Award

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: February 20, 2020At a recent VIllage of Westmont Board meeting, Park District President Jim Long was congratulated by  Mayor Ron Gunter and Village Trustees on his recent receipt of the Commissioner Community Servic...Read on...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

DuPage Car Burglary Spree

DuPage County Sheriff’s Office Date Issued: February 18, 2020 Law enforcement agencies throughout the suburbs have been battling a rapidly increasing number of burglary to motor vehicle and vehicle theft calls that reaches into the hun...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2020

2020 Spring Citizens Fire Academy Sign-Up

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: February 11, 2020The Westmont Fire Department has begun open registration for the 2020 Spring Citizens Fire Academy (CFA).  The CFA will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for five weeks from March ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Sharps Disposal at Police-Fire Facility

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 10, 2020

The Village of Westmont has a sharps disposal container in the lobby of the Westmont Police-Fire facility located at 500 N. Cass Avenue.  Residents can safely discard their syringes and other medic...Read on...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Residents Encouraged to Share Their Vision of Westmont’s Future

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: February 7, 2020

Westmont citizens are asked to create and send their written or visual arts interpretation of Westmont’s future, specifically, the year 2121, which will be Westmont’s 200th Anniversary.&am...Read on...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Village Offices Closed Feb. 17 for President’s Day

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: February 3, 2020

Westmont Village Hall and all Village offices will be closed to the public on Monday, February 17, 2020.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.When the Village Hall and department office...Read on...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Westmont High School Wins DuFour Award

1 - IMG_1983 - alt2 - web.jpg Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: February 3, 2020 On Thursday, January 30, Westmont High School was announced as the winner of the DuFour Award, which is a national award that is presented to the school with the best professional learning community (PLC) ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2020

2020 Westmont Restaurant Week Featured On ABC-TV Ch. 7 - Event Begins January 30

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 30, 2020

The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is hosting its 4th Annual Westmont Restaurant Week scheduled for Thursday, January 30 through Sunday, February 9, 2020.  With so many culinary opti...Read on...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Downers Grove Township Upcoming Events

Village of WestmontDate Issued: January 28, 2020

FRIENDS FOR DOWNERS GROVE TOWNSHIP SENIORS FUNDRAISERFriends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) will be a fundraising event to benefit its senior programs. The fundraiser will be on held February 11...Read on...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Have A Request? Use Our Report A Concern Link

Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 28, 2020 The Village of Westmont offers a convenient way to communicate concerns to Village staff right from our website. The REPORT A CONCERN system allows users to enter and track requests on a variety of subjec...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Westmont Reminds Residents to be Counted in the 2020 Census

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 24, 2020“This year, it will be easier than ever for citizens to be counted in the decennial Census,” said Bruce Barker, who is the chair of the Westmont First Committee and the Census Complete Cou...Read on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Crime Alert: Burglary to Motor Vehicle

Westmont Police DepartmentDate Issued: January 23, 2020  

At approximately 4:30am this morning, an off-duty police officer contacted the Westmont Police Department to report a group of suspects breaking into vehicles in the area of Oakwoo...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Holly Days Survey Seeks Community Feedback

Holly Days Logo Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: January 21, 2020 “Holly Days has been a popular community event for many years.  As we move towards the Village’s 100th Anniversary, we’re looking to solicit resident and business fee...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Muddy Waters Sign Added To Exhibit

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 21, 2020

At the January 16 Village Board Meeting, Westmont resident Keith Reich and Joe “Mojo” Morganfield talked about a unique item that will soon go on display at the Muddy Waters Historical Exh...Read on...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

2020 Election Information - Assistance for Elderly and Voters with Disabilities Available

Village of WestmontDate Issued: January 17, 2020

Following is the schedule for 2020 elections.  March 17, 2020 - GENERAL PRIMARY ELECTIONFor the Nomination of Federal, State, and County Officials and for the election of Precinct Committee...Read on...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Southeast Westmont Multi-Unit Apartment Building Proposal Withdrawn

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 17, 2020The Village of Westmont was recently notified by a potential developer that a proposal for a 47-unit apartment building in the southeast quadrant of the community at 63rd Street and Ridge in Westmont has been...Read on...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Westmont Fire Department Sends Care Packages Overseas

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 14, 2020

The Westmont Fire Department recently assembled 100 care packages for the 1st Battalion, 178th Infantry serving overseas in Afghanistan just outside of Kandahar.  “Several of our Firefighte...Read on...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

Village of Westmont Code Corner - Snow Removal & Unpaved Parking Areas

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 11, 2020

The Village of Westmont Code Enforcement Staff wants to remind residents, businesses, and property owners of a few important, timely items.

SNOW REMOVALYour care and consideration of snow removal and storage a...Read on...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

DuPage County Offering LIHEAP Energy Assistance

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 9, 2020

DuPage County offers a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to assist people in need.  This program helps people in low-income households pay for home energy services (primarily heating)...Read on...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Westmont Practices Environmental-Friendly Snow and Ice Removal

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 10, 2020

With the snow season upon us, the Village of Westmont would like to remind residents about the importance of proper and responsible salt usage.  According to a 2012 report from the Illinois State Wat...Read on...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Friends of the Library Host Special Membership Drive

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 9, 2020The Friends of the Westmont Public Library are a group of volunteers who help the library expand its services to the community by raising money through their ongoing book sale in the lobby of the library, memb...Read on...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Keep your Family Safe from Carbon Monoxide this Winter

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 9, 2020Cold temperatures mean residents will be turning up their thermostats to stay warm this winter.  The Office of the State Fire Marshal encourages residents to have their furnaces checked and to make su...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

2020 Spring Citizens Fire Academy Sign-Up

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 8, 2020

The Westmont Fire Department has begun open registration for the 2020 Spring Citizens Fire Academy (CFA).  The CFA will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for five weeks from March 25...Read on...

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Posted on: January 5, 2020

Mayor Gunter Presents Key to the Village To Weizan Wang

Wang Receives Key To The Village Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: April 5, 2020 Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter recently presented a Key to the Village to Weizan Wang, who is starting a new position in Taipei, Taiwan after serving as the Director of the Taiwanese Cultural Center here in Westmo...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2020

2020 Updates for Community Development Permits and Policies

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: January 3, 2020 Starting with the new year, the Village of Westmont Community Development Department has introduced several new and updated policies and specifications for permits that were approved by the Village Board.&a...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Make it Your New Year’s Resolution to Volunteer

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: January 1, 2020

Are you considering any New Year’s Resolutions for 2020?  If yes, consider being a volunteer in your community!

“Volunteers enable organizations to provide bigger and better events ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

2020 Recycling & Garbage Schedule

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 31, 2019The Village of Westmont contracts with Waste Management for recycling, waste hauling, and brush pick-up services.  For your convenience, the Village has created a PDF information sheet and pick-up s...Read on...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Eagle Scout Project Provides Citizens With a Location to Retire U.S. Flags

IMG_8053 - alt1- web.jpg Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 27, 2019 Jacob Bearden, a Senior at Westmont High School, recently completed his Eagle Scout Project - two American Flag Collection Boxes.  One of the collection boxes has been placed at the Park District...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 26, 2019

Christmas Tree Collection

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 26, 2019

Per the Village contract with Waste Management, Christmas trees will be picked up in Westmont during the first two full weeks of the new year, January 6 through 17.  All trees picked up during this ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

2020 Westmont Holiday Schedule

Village of WestmontDate Issued: December 23, 2019

Following is the Village of Westmont holiday schedule through the end of April 2020.

All Village of Westmont offices will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.  R...Read on...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Walking to Hsinchu Fitness Challenge a Huge Success

Fitness Challenge Participants Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 20, 2019 This past spring, the Village of Westmont encouraged village employees and the community at large to sign up and participate in the Walking to Hsinchu Fitness Challenge, which was conceived by the village...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Citizen of the Year Nominations

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 19, 2019

Each year, the Village of Westmont and the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau seek nominations for the Westmont Citizen of the Year Award.  The award is given to a resident who has demo...Read on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Nix Honored for 30 Years of Service

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 19, 2019At the December 19, 2019 Village Public Works committee meeting, Kirk Nix was honored for 30 years of service with the Westmont Public Works Department.  Kirk is the Customer Service Coordinator for...Read on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Village of Westmont to be Featured in Morton Arboretum Video

CRTI Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 19, 2019 On December 19, Mayor Ron Gunter was interviewed for a video project being produced by the Chicago Region Trees Initiative (CRTI), which is affiliated with Morton Arboretum.  The goal of the proj...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2019

Westmont High School Student Graduates Water Operator In Training Program

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 19, 2019

Mayor Ron Gunter presented Westmont High School Senior Justin Yeater his Water Operator In Training (OIT) Certificate for recently graduating from the OIT program at the December 19, 2019 Village Public Work...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Village of Westmont Presents 2019 Service Awards

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued:  December 10, 2019Mayor Ron Gunter and Village Manager Steve May recently recognized members of the Village of Westmont municipal organization for their years of service to the community.  Following is a li...Read on...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Warming Sites During Cold Weather

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 9, 2019

The Village of Westmont has identified several warming sites in and around Westmont. 

“When temperatures drop close to zero, it’s important that residents know where to find safety...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

“Keep the Wreath Red” Holiday Program

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 5, 2019The Westmont Fire Department reminds residents to assist them with the “Keep the Wreath Red” program. “Keep the Wreath Red” program is an annual event aimed at increasi...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Christmas Tree Collection

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 2, 2019

Per the Village contract with Waste Management, Christmas trees will be picked up in Westmont during the first two full weeks of the new year, January 6 through 17.  All trees picked up during this t...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Holly Days Home And Business Decorating Contest

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: December 2, 2019

The Village of Westmont invites residents and businesses to enter the Holly Days Home & Business Decorating Contest! Sign up online to nominate yourself, or a neighbor who you think is deserving. Registra...Read on...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Safe Cooking This Holiday Season

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 26, 2019

Thanksgiving has arrived and that means many people will be working overtime in their kitchens. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Illinois Tollway Art Contest Showcased in Westmont

Illinois Tollway Art Contest Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: November 25, 2019 During a special event held in downtown Westmont on Thursday, November 21, the Illinois Tollway announced the winners of their 2020 Illinois Tollway Map Cover Art Contest, which honors the service and sac...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Toy Express Collection Seeks Donations

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 25, 2019Westmont Fire Department Battalion Chief Jim Little will once again be helping with the coordination of the Toy Express program, which was started by his mother Naomi back in 1990.  The Toy Express ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Westmont Economic Development Update

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: November 25, 2019 “There are many important development projects in Westmont at this moment,” said Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter.  “Currently, we have over $250 million worth of economic ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Street Dedicated in Honor of Gregg Pill

Pill Sign Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: November 21, 2019 At the November 21, 2019 Village of Westmont Board Meeting, the Village Board approved a proclamation to dedicate Williamsburg Street in Oakwood Subdivision in honor of longtime Westmont resident and acti...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Westmont Introduces Career Opportunities in Public Works to Westmont Students

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 19, 2019

Westmont Public Works Director Mike Ramsey has been working with Westmont High School on an Operator In Training (OIT) Program since 2018.  Ramsey brought this program to the school to offer student...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Village Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 19, 2019Westmont Village Hall and all Village offices will be closed to the public on Nov. 28 and 29.  Offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 2.

When the Village Hall and department offices are closed, bill paymen...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Sweet and Savory Embraces Diversity

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 19, 2019

Sweet and Savory, located at 15 S. Cass Avenue, is a Westmont business that has embraced individuals with differences for many years and is currently a job site for students in the Transition 99 (T99) progra...Read on...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

2019 Holly Days Coat Drive

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 18, 2019

The Westmont Holly Days Coat Drive will be collecting winter clothing items now through January 4, 2020.  This will be the 21st consecutive year that our local public agencies have hosted the collec...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Cooking Oil Recycling Event Nov. 30

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 14, 2019On Saturday, November 30 residents are encouraged to recycle their used cooking oil at a one day event at Downers Grove Sanitary District from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  To recycle your used cooking oil (n...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

2019 Westmont Holly Days Schedule

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 13, 2019The Westmont Holly Days Festival Committee is expecting its biggest turnout ever this year.  “Our volunteers have been working hard on this festival throughout the year,” said Bo...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Dementia Awareness Proclamation Approved

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 13, 2019At the November 7, 2019 Village of Westmont Board Meeting, the Village approved a proclamation declaring that November 7 be Dementia Friendly Awareness Day in Westmont.  November is also National Al...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Village Encourages Residents to Share Their Vision of Westmont in the Future

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 13, 2019

At the Nov. 7 Village Board meeting, the Village of Westmont celebrated its 98th Anniversary and announced a new community-wide initiative that asks residents to share their vision of Westmont’s fu...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Peace Poster Contest Winners

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 8, 2019At the November 7, 2019 Village of Westmont Board Meeting, the Westmont Lions Club announced the winners of their annual Peace Poster Contest. The three winners were Ayla Elsner from Westmont Junior High Scho...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Wicked West Fest Contest Winners

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 8, 2019At the November 7, 2019 Village of Westmont Board Meeting, Wicked West Fest awards were presented to various contest winners.

PUMPKIN SMASHING EXTRAVAGANZACoordinated by the Westmont Communications Department ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Cass Avenue Temporary Closures Nov. 6 & 7

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 5, 2019

North Cass Avenue will experience temporary closures between Ogden Avenue and Naperville Road on Wednesday, Nov. 6 and Thursday, Nov. 7.  Traffic delays may occur on Nov. 6 from 8 to 10:30 a.m., and ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Police Host Successful Drug Take-Back Day Event

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 5, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, the Westmont Police Department hosted two drug take-back events as part of the National DEA-sponsored Drug Take-Back Day.  Thank you to Mariano’s volunteers for ass...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Holiday Light Recycling Program

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 4, 2019The Village of Westmont will once again team up with Elgin Recycling to provide a holiday lights recycling collection in the Village of Westmont.  The collection will begin Tuesday, November 12, and ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Keeping Pets Safe In Cold Weather

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 1, 2019The Westmont Police Department would like to remind residents about pet safety in cold weather.  Like people, cats and dogs are susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia and should be kept inside. Lon...Read on...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Westmont Fire Dept. Training Nov. 4 - 6

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: November 1, 2019

Westmont Fire Department will be hosting a training exercise that will involve area Fire Departments November 4 through 6. The training will involve the use of several empty structures located at the intersec...Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Shoveling Sidewalks Demonstrates Respect For Community

Village of WestmontDate Issued: October 31, 2019

The Village of Westmont encourages all of our citizens, including residents and business owners, to be respectful of their neighbors and the entire community by taking the responsibility of shoveling snow fr...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Snow Removal Operations

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 30, 2019

The Village of Westmont takes pride in its snow removal operations and has the reputation of having the best plowed streets in DuPage County.  The Public Works Department monitors incoming winter sto...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Westmont Trick or Treating rescheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2 to 6 p.m.

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: October 30, 2019

Due to the forecast of severe weather, and for the safety of families and children, the Westmont Police Department is recommending that Trick or Treating in the Village of Westmont take place on Saturday, Nov...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 29, 2019The Westmont Fire Department would like to remind residents to be safe this winter and share some important safety tips.  The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is recommending people to sta...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Fire Department Reminds Everyone to ‘Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery’

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 28, 2019

The Westmont Fire Department reminds residents to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clocks back one hour this Sunday, Nov. 3 for daylight savings ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Westmont Partners with SCARCE to Reuse and Recycle Right

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 24, 2019

The Village of Westmont has been working with School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education (SCARCE) for many years.  SCARCE strives to provide DuPage County with environme...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

2019 Halloween Safety Tips

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 22, 2019The Westmont Police Department recommended hours for trick-or-treating are 2 to 7 p.m. on Halloween, Oct. 31. Following are a few trick or treating safety tips to consider to help ensure that everyone has a S...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

BNSF Train Track Repairs Oct. 25-28

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 22, 2019BNSF will be replacing railroad ties from Friday evening, Oct. 25 through Monday, Oct. 28.  BNSF plans to replace 17,000 ties on the south track between Hinsdale and Naperville.  The project...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

National Friends of the Library Week Oct. 20-26

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 20, 2019National Friends of the Library Week (FOTL) runs from Sunday, Oct. 20 through Saturday, Oct. 26.  The Westmont FOTL are conducting a membership drive to answer questions about the group as well as re...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Tax Assessment Presentation on Village Website

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 16, 2019

Downers Grove Township Tax Assessor Greg Boltz made a presentation at the Village of Westmont board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10.  The presentation focused on the role of the Assessor’s off...Read on...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

U.S. Census Jobs Available

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: October 15, 2019

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently accepting applications for various jobs to help make sure every resident gets counted in the 2020 census.  These are paid positions. Applicants must meet specific...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

FREE Paper Shredding Event Oct. 19

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 11, 2019State Representative Deanne Mazzochi and the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau are hosting a FREE paper shredding event on Saturday, October 19 during Wicked West Fest.  It will take pl...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Village and Maercker D60 Celebrate ‘OAKtober’

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 10, 2019On October 28, the Village of Westmont and D60 Ecology Club students are going to plant Oak trees at Maercker Elementary School. The trees were donated by Possibility Place Nursery in Monee, Illinois.&nbs...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Free Leaf Collection In November

Village of WestmontDate Issued: October 9, 2019

Through our contract with Waste Management, the Village of Westmont offers free leaf collection during the month of November.  Starting the week of November 4, residents can put out unlimited kraft p...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Public Works Asks Residents To Help Keep Leaves Away From Storm Drains

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 9, 2019

With fall weather kicking into high gear, autumn is marking its arrival with falling leaves that sprinkle themselves across our yards and streets.  To help prevent flooding and clogged sewers, residen...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Rep. Mazzochi Receives Friend of Transportation Award

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 9, 2019

Rep. Deanne Mazzochi, 47th District, received a Friend of Infrastructure Award today from the Transportation for Illinois Coalition (TFIC) for recognizing her support to improve Illinois infrastructure.&nb...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Vaping Awareness Presentation Oct. 16 at Westmont High School

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 9, 2019

The Westmont Police Department will be participating in a vaping awareness presentation on Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Westmont High School, 909 Oakwood Drive.  The presentation w...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Veterans Day Ceremony at Westmont Jr. High School Nov. 11 - Village Offices Closed

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 9, 2019

This year’s community Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at the Westmont Jr. High School, 909 Oakwood Dr..  As always, the Veterans Day Ceremony will be held on the eleventh hour of the elev...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

District 201 Earns High Praise

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 8, 2019

The Village of Westmont congratulates Community Unit School District (CUSD) 201 for their continued success and earning high praise in a number of areas.  The awards are the result of a team approach ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Tax Assessment Presentation at Oct. 10 Westmont Board Meeting

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 8, 2019

“Many of our citizens have questions regarding their property tax assessments, “ said Greg Boltz, Downers Grove Township Assessor.  “This forum will be an opportunity to ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

NEW Halloween Lights Recycle

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 07, 2019

The Village of Westmont’s Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) is teaming up with Elgin Recycling to provide a new Halloween lights recycling for residents.  The collection will be Sat...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Census 2020 Important to Westmont

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October, 3, 2019In April of next year, the 2020 Census count will begin.  The 2020 Census is very important to the Village of Westmont in many ways.

“Not only does the Census help us by collecting demograph...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Village Offices Closed Columbus Day for Staff In-service

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued:October 1, 2019The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14, 2019 for staff in-service training.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

DuPage County Offering LIHEAP Energy Assistance

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 1, 2019The Village of Westmont would like to inform residents that DuPage County will be beginning its annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Oct. 1.  This is to provide low-income resi...Read on...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Pumpkin Composting & Bulb Recycle Event on Nov. 2

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: October 1, 2019The Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) is hosting Pumpkin Composting & Bulb Recycle Event on Nov. 2 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Avenue.  Citi...Read on...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Waste & Recycling Rate Increase

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: October 1, 2019

Effective October 1, Waste Management will be increasing their bimonthly residential waste and recycling collection fees by $0.34 per household. The Village collects waste and recycling fees as part of our Wa...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Village Earns Earth Flag

Earth Flag Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: September 27, 2019 On September 26, 2019, the Village of Westmont was presented with an Earth Flag from SCARCE and DuPage County.  Communities have the opportunity to earn Earth Flags when they demonstrate a commi...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Drug Take-Back Day Events at Police Department and Mariano’s on Oct. 26

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 26, 2019Updated Sept. 30, 2019On Saturday, October 26, the Westmont Police Department will host two drug take-back events as part of the National DEA-sponsored Drug Take-Back Day. The events will be held from 10 ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

North Adams Dedicated in Honor of James Wright, Jr.

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 26, 2019At the September 26, 2019 Village of Westmont Public Works Committee meeting, Public Works Director Mike Ramsey announced a proclamation to dedicate the 200 block of North Adams in honor of longtime Village...Read on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Property Address Display Update

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 25, 2019In December of 2018 the Village approved an ordinance requiring businesses and residences to post their addresses so that they are visible from the alley.  This new ordinance complements an existin...Read on...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

New Events Planned For Wicked West Fest 2019

Village of WestmontDate Issued: September 24, 2019“Since we’ve rebranded our October events as ‘Wicked West Fest’, our fall activities have been more popular than ever,” said Larry McIntyre, Westmont Commu...Read on...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Westmont Finance Department Awarded Achievement of Excellence

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 24, 2019

The Westmont Finance Department was recently awarded The Certificate of Achievement Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.&a...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

September is National Preparedness Month

Village of WestmontDate Issued: September 12, 2019

September is FEMA  (Federal Emergency Management Agency) “National Preparedness Month”.  National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Westmont Fire Department Open House Oct. 12

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 11, 2019The Westmont Fire Department is hosting its annual Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Johanik Fire Dept. Headquarters, 6015 S. Cass Avenue.  The ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Westmont Fire Department Senior Carfit Clinic

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 10, 2019The fourth Annual Senior Car Care Safety and CarFit Clinic will be held on Saturday, September 28, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Johanik Fire Department Headquarters, located at 6015 S. Cass Avenue.&n...Read on...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Westmont Fire Department Silent Parade Oct. 11

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 10, 2019

The Westmont Fire Department will be participating in the annual Silent Parade on Friday, October 11th at 7 p.m.  The parade is a dedication to firefighters and fire victims who have lost their liv...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Scarecrow Decorating Contest

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 9, 2019The 5th Annual Downtown Westmont Scarecrow Decorating Contest held by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau (WCCTB)  is now open for registration.  Local businesses, community...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Westmont Post Office Dedicated To Sgt. James Robinson

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 6, 2019

On August 30, the Westmont Post Office was dedicated in honor of James William Robinson, Jr., who sacrificed his life during the Vietnam War and received the Congressional Medal of Honor. The ceremony, which...Read on...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Quincy Station Development Project Update

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 5, 2019

Westmont is very excited to announce the construction of Quincy Station at the southwest intersection at Quincy Street and Cass Avenue.  Quincy Station will be a five-story, 94-unit luxury apartment...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Clarendon Hills to Host Recycling Event Sept. 14

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: September 4, 2019The Village of Clarendon Hills and SCARCE will be hosting a recycling event Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.  The event will be held at Prospect Elementary School located at 100 ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

CODE CORNER Emergency Repairs Vs. Work Without a Permit

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 27, 2019

It is important for residents to know the difference between “Emergency Repairs” and “Work Without A Permit,” and that a permit is required in either situation. ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Westmont Lions Club Host Oktoberfest and 5K Run Oct. 4 & 5

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 27, 2019The Westmont Lions Foundation is hosting an Oktoberfest fundraiser and 5K Running for the Cause event Friday and Saturday, October 4 to 5, 2019.  The event will be held in front of Westmont Village Ha...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled August 26

Village of WestmontDate Issued: August 26, 2019

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations.  The next mosquito spraying treatment will occur throughout the community tonight, on August, 2...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Westmont Native Tree and Shrub Sale Supports Richmond Garden

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 26, 2019The VIllage of Westmont is once again partnering with The Conservation Foundation to provide Westmont residents with the opportunity to purchase native shrubs and trees.  Many varieties of native shru...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Village Offices Closed Labor Day

Village of WestmontDate Issued: August 19, 2019

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Tue...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Friends of the Westmont Public Library Plan Fundraiser

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 19, 2019The Friends of the Westmont Public Library (FOL) have scheduled a fundraiser at Chipotle in Westmont, 300 E. Ogden Avenue, for Tuesday, September,10, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Thirty-three percent of the proc...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Holy Trinity Parish Fest & Carnival Labor Day Weekend

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 19, 2019The Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Westmont is holding its first annual Parish Fest and Carnival from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2.  The fest will include an all-ages carnival, games, cra...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Patriot Day Ceremony on Sept. 11 at Police-Fire Facility

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 15, 2019

The Westmont Police and Fire Departments will co-host the annual Patriot Day Ceremony on Wednesday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Police-Fire Facility, 500 N. Cass.  The Village of Westmont continu...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

DuPage PADS Fundraiser Sept. 14

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 15, 2019

DuPage Pads volunteer and homeless advocate Mike DeMeritt is back after a two-year hiatus from his fundraiser, Mike Lifts 100 Tons!  Mike aims to lift 100 tons in under 8 hours.  This year&am...Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Special Olympics Car Wash Fundraiser Aug. 16 & 17

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 15, 2019The Westmont Police Department and King Car Wash are partnering to host a fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois on Friday and Saturday, August 16 and 17.  Car wash patrons will have an opportunity ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

New Public Works Facility Groundbreaking August 24

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: Aug 13, 2019The Village of Westmont Public Works Department will host a groundbreaking ceremony for their new facility on August 24, 11 a.m. at 55 E. Burlington Avenue.  The new Public Works facility will include a ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Westmont Lions Club Hearing & Vision Busses at Cruisin’ Nights August 22

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 13, 2019

The Westmont Lions Club will be hosting a free hearing and vision screening event at Westmont Cruisin’ Nights on August 22 from 5 to 9 p.m.  The public is invited to come and receive these f...Read on...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Ride Away From The Darkness Memorial Motorcycle Run August 17

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 8, 2019

The 2nd Annual Ride Away From The Darkness Memorial Motorcycle Run will be held August 17, 2019 at 10 a.m..  This ride honors those who have died by suicide as well as helps those who are struggling wi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Kevin O’Hare Sworn In As New Deputy Fire Chief

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: August 1, 2019At tonight’s Village Board Meeting, Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter swore in Kevin O’Hare as the new Deputy Fire Chief.  O’Hare has been with the Westmont Fire Department for th...Read on...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Westmont Post Office dedication to MOH Recipient James Robinson Scheduled Aug. 30

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 30, 2019 *correction made 8/13/19 On August 30, there will be a ceremony to dedicate the Westmont Post Office in honor of James William Robinson, Jr., who sacrificed his life during the Vietnam War and received the Co...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Diverse Opportunities Concept Encourages Businesses To Hire Individuals With Special Needs

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 29, 2019 Last month, Westmont resident Calvin Herion was a Village of Westmont Communications Department student intern.  He is a National Honors Society student at Downers South High School and recently comp...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2019

List of 2019 Community Garage Sales August 2, 3 & 4

Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 29, 2019 

Each year, the Village of Westmont and the Westmont Special Events Corporation (WSEC) organize a Community-Wide Garage Sale event, which encourages residents to hold their garage sales during the same...Read on...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Tree Watering Tips During Summer Months

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: July 29, 2019

The Village of Westmont’s Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) wants to remind residents how important it is to care for trees during the summer months. “We have had very little rainfall...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Expression Dance Makes Donation to Westmont Police for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Donation Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 26, 2019 Westmont business Expression Dance Studio recently made a donation to the Westmont Police Department as part of their fundraising effort for Special Olympics Illinois.  Several dancers of all abiliti...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Pet Adoption Event at Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair July 25

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 24, 2019

This week at Westmont Cruisin’ Night and Street Fair, Thursday, July 25, from 5 to 9 p.m., the public is invited to come out and visit with pets that are available for adoption.  DuPage County...Read on...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

2019 Citizens’ Police Academy Online Sign-Up

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 22, 2019The Westmont Police Department will once again host the Westmont Citizens’ Police Academy Program.  This nine-week course will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. starting Sep...Read on...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

New Date for Pet Promenade and Party in the Park

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: July 22, 2019

 

Back in May, the 8th Annual Pet Promenade and Party in the Park was cancelled due to severe weather.  The new date for the Pet Promenade and Party in the Park is Sunday, September 22, 11 a.m. ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Summerfest Softball Tournament Invites Westmont Businesses and Residents to Sign Up

Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 17, 2019The Westmont Park District has been hosting its annual 16-inch softball tournament for over 30 years. This year’s 4-day event will be held August 8-11, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Park. &nb...Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

7 Cool Tips for a Hot Summer & Area Cooling Centers

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 17, 2019As summer temperatures rise, so does the rate of heat-related incidents.  The Westmont Fire and Police Department reminds you to take these seven precautions to ensure you and your neighbors are able to...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Village Offices Closed July 16

Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 15, 2019

For the purposes of staff training and in-service, the Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Vil...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Fire Truck Night at Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair August 8

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 11, 2019

On Thursday, August 8, Westmont Special Events and the Westmont Fire Department will co-host the Westmont Street Fair and Cruisin’ Nights Fire Truck Night. The event will be held on Cass Avenue in down...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Westmont Police Department Open House & National Night Out August 6

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 11, 2019The Westmont Police Department is hosting an Open House and National Night Out Event on Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Westmont Police Station located at 500 N. Cass Ave...Read on...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Village Offices Closed 4th of July

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 27, 2019In honor of Independence Day, the Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

2019 Community Garage Sale August 2, 3, & 4

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 20, 2019Each year, the Village of Westmont and the Westmont Special Events Corporation (WSEC) organize a Community-Wide Garage Sale event, which encourages residents to hold their garage sales during the same weekend t...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

4th of July Celebration Sponsored by Westmont Auto Mile

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 10, 2019

“We want to thank the Westmont Auto Mile for their continued support for our annual 4th of July event,” said Mayor Ron Gunter.  “Our Independence Day Celebration and other ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Dralle Honored for 25 Years of Service

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 10, 2019

At a Village Board meeting on June 6, 2019, Lynn Dralle was honored for 25 years of service with the Westmont Fire Department.  Dralle started with the Westmont Fire Department on contract in 1993.&...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Westmont Fire Department Receives Recognition from Chairman Dan Cronin

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 6, 2019On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Mayor Ron Gunter, Village Manager Steve May, and Fire Chief Steve Riley received a certificate of appreciation for their successful efforts to eliminate the North Westmont Fire Protecti...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

2019 Mosquito Control Information

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 5, 2019The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations.  Spring 2019 has brought heavy rainfall to the Midwest.  According to the U.S. National W...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

2019 Taste of Westmont

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 5, 2019

This July, be sure to attend the award-winning Taste of Westmont summer festival in downtown Westmont.  This four-day weekend is full of fun for the whole family.  Thursday, July 11 kicks off w...Read on...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Westmont Citizens Police Academy Alumni to Host DuPage and Kane County Sheriffs Presentation June 10

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 4, 2019

The Westmont Citizens Police Academy Alumni has scheduled a presentation from area sheriffs to be held at the Westmont Police Department, 500 N. Cass Avenue, on Monday, June 10, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.  The ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

2018 Water Quality Report

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 31, 2019The Village of Westmont is dedicated to providing its residents and businesses with a dependable supply of safe drinking water.  Each year, the Village publishes the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), wh...Read on...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

2019 Cruisin’ Nights and Street Fair

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 30, 2019

Westmont Cruisin’ Nights and Street Fair takes place every Thursday in June, July and August from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Over 250 classic cars come to our event every week.  Each eve...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2019

New Community Arts Initiative Asks Local Artists To Get Involved With Summer Events

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 27, 2019 Westmont Special Events along with the Westmont First Committee and other community organizations are working together to create a new community arts initiative with the goal of supporting local artists and p...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Cop On A Rooftop and Paper Shred Events Huge Success for Special Olympics

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 20, 2019The Westmont Police Department had a busy weekend raising money for Special Olympics.  The Cop on a Rooftop event took place Friday, May 17 and the Paper Shred fundraiser was held on Saturday, May 18.&am...Read on...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

EIC Seeks Feedback Regarding Possible Curbside Composting Opportunities

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 20, 2019

The Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee (EIC) is seeking community feedback regarding the possibility of researching and developing a curbside composting program.  In recent years, there have be...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

DuPage County Offers Summer Camps with Pets

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 16, 2019Summer is quickly approaching and DuPage County Animal Services (DCAS) staff and volunteers are gearing up to welcome kids back for the fun and exciting summer camps offered at the shelter.  Each summer ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Remember to Recycle Right

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 14, 2019

When it comes to recycling, one wrong item in the recycling bin can spoil an entire batch of otherwise good materials.  The importance of recycling expectations and proper preparation has become a priori...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

2019 Rates for Waste Hauling and Water Distribution

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 13, 2019UPDATED June 7, 2019

Per the Village's contract with Waste Management, the cost for refuse increases annually on the first of May. This year the rate increase included additional services including allowing hea...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Memorial Day Parade May 27

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 13, 2019The annual Memorial Day Parade will on Monday, May 27, 10:30 a.m. in downtown Westmont. The parade travels south on Cass Avenue from Naperville Road and through downtown Westmont before heading east on Richmond S...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Sterigenics Update

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 13, 2019

Last week, the Village of Willowbrook issued an official update regarding their position on the issue surrounding Sterigenics, which is located in Willowbrook.  The letter encourages that the County and ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Interim Deputy Chief Fitzgerald Earns CFO Designation

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 10, 2019At the May 9, 2019, Village of Westmont Board Meeting, Westmont Interim Deputy Fire Chief Jim Fitzgerald was acknowledged for being designated as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) by the Commission on Professional Crede...Read on...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Trustees Johanik-Guzzo, Liddle and Nero Sworn In

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 10, 2019

At the May 9, 2019 Village of Westmont Board Meeting Trustees Marie Johanik-Guzzo, Linda Liddle and Steve Nero were sworn into office.  Trustees Johnik-Guzzo and Liddle are returning to serve a second co...Read on...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

U.S. Luge Tryouts Return to Westmont June 22 & 23

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 10, 2019

The U.S. Olympic Luge Team will return to Westmont for the sixth time to conduct their Midwest search for future Luge Olympians.  Based on hospitality and the perfect hill, Westmont is the only location ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Musician’s Workshop Owner Touring With The Band Chicago

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: May 9, 2019For the past several years, Michael Tahlier, owner of Musician’s Workshop at 37 W. Quincy Street, has been touring as an opening act for the world famous band Chicago.

In 2008, Mike was introduced to sing...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Westmont Village Board Review 2019-2020 Annual Budget

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 06, 2019

On May 2, 2019, the Village of Westmont Board of Trustees reviewed the proposed 2019-20 Annual Budget.  This workshop was an opportunity for the board and citizens to comment on the proposed budget.

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Stella Qualizza Named Westmont Citizen Of The Year At Annual Community Awards Banquet

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 30, 2019

On April 29, 2019, Westmont resident Stella Qualizza was named the 2018 Westmont Citizen of the Year at the annual Community Awards Dinner held at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Backyard Fire Safety Reminders

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 25, 2019

A backyard fire pit or bonfire can be a great way to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Unfortunately, outdoor fire accidents send thousands of people to the emergency room with burn injuries each year...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Westmont FOP Raises Over $2K with Special Olympics Volleyball Fundraiser

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 25, 2019On April 24, the Westmont Police Department raised $2,166.00 at their 3rd annual volleyball fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois.  Monies were raised through donations and raffles.  The ev...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Water Sprinkling Restrictions May 15 to September 15

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 24, 2019Annually, the Village of Westmont has water sprinkling restrictions beginning May 15 and continuing through September 15.  The restrictions only apply to mechanical sprinkling of lawns and gardens.&...Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

2019 Red, White & Bar-B-Q May 24-26

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 23, 2019Each year, the Red, White & Bar-B-Q Festival (RWBBQ), coordinated by the Westmont Lions Club, is held at beautiful Ty Warner Park in Westmont over Memorial Day Weekend.  This year’s event...Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Letter Carriers Coordinate Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 11

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 23, 2019Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America participate in the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive, the larg...Read on...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Eagle Scout Rallies Peers & Donations For Richmond Community Garden Earth Day Project

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 17, 2019With the help of dozens of high school and middle school students and nearly $2,000 in donated plants and supplies, a local High School Junior will be building a key part of the Richmond Educa...Read on...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

EIC Alerts Residents To Volcano Mulching Concerns

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 17, 2019

Earth Day is Monday, April 22, 2019 and a lot of people are inspired to plant trees.  Tree planting activities are common to celebrate this special day.  However, after your tree is planted, i...Read on...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Family Fun Fest at Taiwanese Cultural Center May 11

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 17, 2019On Saturday, May 11, 2019, the Chicago Taiwanese Cuisine and Culture Association will present their annual Family Fun Fest at the Cultural Center of Taipei Economic Culture Office (TECO), 55 E. 63rd Street.&...Read on...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Westmont Celebrates Volunteers

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: April 17, 2019 At a recent Village of Westmont Board meeting, it was voted unanimously to proclaim April 7-13 National Volunteer Week.  “This is a great proclamation,” said Mayor Gunter. &l...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Village Offices Closed April 19

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 16, 2019The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Monday, April 22, 2...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Paper Shredding Fundraiser on May 18 to Support Special Olympics

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 15, 2019

The Westmont Police Department, partnering with local business Docu-Shred, will be hosting a paper shredding fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.  Citizens are encouraged to bring their pap...Read on...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Cop On A Rooftop May 17 Benefiting Special Olympics

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 10, 2019The Cop on a Rooftop fundraiser will take place at participating Dunkin’ Donuts on Friday, May 17. Come out and support Special Olympics Illinois and see your favorite police officer wave hello from t...Read on...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Free Leaf Collection May 6-10

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 10, 2019

The Village of Westmont and Waste Management is offering free leaf collection during the first full week of May.  Starting Monday, May 6, and ending Friday, May 10, residents can put out unlimited kra...Read on...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Free Light Bulb Recycling Event At Westmont Library

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 9, 2019The Westmont Environmental Committee (EIC) and the Westmont Public Library are partnering to host a FREE light bulb recycling event on April 20 from 9 a.m. to Noon.  Citizens are encouraged to bring the...Read on...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Westmont Invites Residents to be Part of Walking to Hsinchu Community Fitness Challenge

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 8, 2019“Every year, our Health and Wellness Committee gets creative with ideas to challenge our staff to engage in more healthy and active lifestyles,” said Mike Chorney, chair of the Health & W...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Friends of the Westmont Public Library Plan Fundraiser

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 5, 2019

The Friends of the Westmont Public Library (FOL) have scheduled a fundraiser at Woodgrain Pizzeria in Westmont, 19 W. Ogden Avenue, for Tuesday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.   “We&...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Westmont Hiring Part-time Certified Firefighter/Paramedic

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 4, 2019The Village of Westmont is accepting applications for the position of part-time Firefighter/EMT-P status for the Westmont Fire Department. This is a position with a progressive Fire Department. The Village of We...Read on...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Pet Promenade and Party in the Park Hosted by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 3, 2019 The Westmont Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau will host the 8th Annual Pet Promenade and Party in the Park on Sunday, May 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ty Warner Park, 400 Blackhawk Drive. ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Westmont 2019 Summer Concerts and Movies in the Park Schedule

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 3, 2019

This summer, the Westmont Park District will continue its summer concert and movie series.  This year, there will be four FREE concerts, showcasing a variety of music, and two FREE family-friendly movie...Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Westmont Named Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: April 1, 2019

For the 23rd straight year, Westmont has been named Tree City USA in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.  The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Westmont Senior Spring Fling May 3

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 29, 2019On Friday, May 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Westmont Chamber is partnering with the Senior Resource Group, the VIllage of Westmont, and State Representative Dianne M. Mazzochi to host the Senior Spring ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

U.S. Representative Sean Casten Visits Muddy Waters Exhibit in Westmont

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 29, 2019On March 21, U.S. Representative Sean Casten visited the Muddy Waters exhibit located in the Westmont Special Events office in Westmont Centre, 1 S. Cass Avenue.  Casten was in Westmont on business and...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Westmont and CUSD201 Host Volleyball Fundraiser For Special Olympics

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: March 29, 2019

“This is the third year for this event and we’re hoping to have another successful fundraiser for Illinois Special Olympics,” said Mike Weibler from the Westmont Police Department,...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Sipek Honored for 40 Years of Service

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 28, 2019At a recent Village Board meeting, Robert Sipek was honored for 40 years of service with the Westmont Fire Department.  Over the years, Sipek has served mostly as a firefighter, but on occasion assists...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Budget Workshop Scheduled For May 2

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 27, 2019Each year, the Village Staff and Village Board work together to develop and adopt the annual budget.  The Village Budget is typically adopted in May and runs through the end of April of the following y...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Race to the Flag 5K Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 27, 2019The Westmont Park District’s (WPD) Race to the Flag 5K will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2019.  The race will be held at Ty Warner Park on Sunday, May 26 and will begin at 8 a.m.&nbs...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Sign Up Now For 2019 Westmont Kids Summer Safety Camp

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 27, 2019Updated 6/12/19This summer, the Westmont Fire and Police Departments will be hosting the 2019 Kids Safety Camp.  There will be two camp sessions offered this year: Wednesday and Thursday, June 19 and ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

DuPage Begins Construction on 55th Street. Road Reduced to One Lane During Project

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 20, 2019 Construction will begin the week of March 18 on 55th Street between Maple Avenue/Dunham Road and Williams Street in Downers Grove and Westmont. During construction, 55th Street will be reduce...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Village of Westmont Code Corner. Lawn Care, Spring Cleaning, and More

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 20, 2019

Get ready - We have turned the (code) corner and spring is finally here.  The Village of Westmont would like to remind residents of a few property care tips and village codes.

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

2019 Westmont Rain Barrel Program

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 19, 2019The Village of Westmont is once again teaming with the Conservation Foundation to offer a subsidized rain barrel program to Westmont residents and businesses.  In 2018, the VIllage of Westmont sold the...Read on...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Eagle Scout Rain Garden Project Planned for Richmond Gardens

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 19, 2019Taking care of the environment is an important part of keeping our community’s ecosystem clean and free of pollution. Luke Leddy of local Boy Scouts Troop #52 has been doing his part in this effort by...Read on...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Drug Take-Back Day Events at Police Department and Mariano’s on April 27

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 18, 2019On Saturday, April 27, the Westmont Police Department will host two drug take-back events as part of the National DEA-sponsored Drug Take-Back Day.  In partnership with Westmont Pharmacy volunteers, Ma...Read on...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Westmont Celebrates Arbor Day With Annual Tree Seedling Giveaway

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 18, 2019

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) is coordinating its annual tree seedling giveaway.  On Saturday, April 20, Village Forester Jon Yeater and EIC volunteers...Read on...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Westmont Receives DuPage County Stormwater Management Grant

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 18, 2019 The Village of Westmont recently received a Water Quality Improvement Program Grant from the DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee, which approved a total of five water improvement gr...Read on...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

2019 Flood Safety Awareness Week March 11-15

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: March 11, 2019During Severe Weather Preparedness Month, the Village of Westmont and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) urges Illinois residents to be prepared for emergencies or disasters.  Nea...
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Posted on: March 7, 2019

March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 7, 2019   As a record number of tornado outbreaks in December clearly demonstrated, severe weather can happen at any time of the year.  To help people better prepare for weather emergencies, the Illi...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Mayor Presents Key to the Village to Longtime Resident Anne Szymski

Key to Village presented to Szymski Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 4, 2019 Mayor Gunter and the Westmont Village Board honored longtime Westmont resident Anne Szymski with the Key to the Village and a Proclamation to celebrate her 100th birthday.  “We like to cele...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Westmont Fire Dept. Reminds Residents Change Your Clocks - Change Your Batteries

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: March 4,  2019

The Westmont Fire Department reminds citizens that when you change your clock for daylights savings time this weekend, then it also time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.The National Fir...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Steve Riley Officially Sworn In As New Westmont Fire Chief

Chief Riley Swearing In Ceremony Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 1, 2019 At the February 28 Village Board Meeting, Steve Riley was sworn in as the new Westmont Fire Chief.  He will officially begin his new role on March 2.  "I am extremely honored and bless...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Village Alley Address Ordinance Update

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 17, 2018 “As always, we want to make sure that residents and businesses have a reasonable timeframe to comply with new ordinances,” said Jason Vitell, Westmont Building Commissioner.  ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Westmont Students Win Regional Model Water Tower Contest

Model Water Tower Contest Winner Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: February 28, 2019 “This is our third year coordinating this event and the momentum is really beginning to build,” said Westmont Public Works Director Mike Ramsey.  “We will have two r...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Westmont Police Internship Program Provides Opportunities for Future Law Enforcement Professionals

Chief Gunther - Officer Bennett Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: February 27, 2019 The Westmont Police Department has been participating in a student internship program for about 15 years. More than a dozen student interns have participated in the program and at least 5 of them have gon...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2019

People’s Resource Center Job Fair March 14

Village of Westmont Date Issued: February 22, 2019 People’s Resource Center in Westmont, 104 Chestnut Avenue near Ty Warner Park, will be hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to Noon.  Any person looking for a new job i...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2019

Westmont Restaurant Week to be Featured Live on ABC-TV Channel 7 on February 28

Village of Westmont Date Issued: February 21, 2019 On Thursday, February 28, Westmont Restaurant Week will be featured during a live mid-day segment on WLS-TV Channel 7.  The segment will be showcasing Westmont businesses including Amber Cafe, M...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

ABC-TV Ch. 7 Larry Mowry to Speak at EMA Severe Weather Training in Westmont

Larry Mowry Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: February 15, 2019 ABC-TV Ch. 7 meteorologist Larry Mowry will be the featured guest of the Westmont Emergency Management Agency’s upcoming Severe Weather Training event on Saturday, March 9, at the Westmont Polic...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Living With Wildlife

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: February 14, 2019

The Village of Westmont reminds citizens that the next 4-6 weeks is mating season for coyotes throughout much of the Midwest. Do not let your dogs out alone and do not allow your outdoor cats to roam. Althou...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Village of Westmont Recognizes 2018 Public Service Award Finalists

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: February 14, 2019

At the February 14, 2019 Village Board meeting, Mayor Ron Gunter and Village Manager Stephen May recognized the recipients of the 2018 Public Service Awards, which are presented to Village of Westmont emplo...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Westmont Fire Department Lt. Brendan Sullivan Receives Medal of Valor

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: February 14, 2019

At the February 14, 2019 Village Board meeting, Westmont Fire Chief Dave Weiss presented the most prestigious award a firefighter can receive. Lieutenant Brendan Sullivan was awarded the Medal of Valor, whic...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

DuPage County Offering Scholarships

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: February 13, 2019 The Village of Westmont would like share that the DuPage County Department of Community Services is offering college and occupational training scholarships for low-income individuals with high academic p...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2019

2019 GREEN Speaker Series

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Date Issued: February 8, 2019

Last year’s GREEN Speaker Series, hosted by the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) and the Westmont Library, had a record turnout. “The EIC and the Westmont Public Lib...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Village Offices Closed for President’s Day

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: February 4, 2019 Westmont Village Hall and all Village offices will be closed to the public on February 18, 2019.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 After-hour bill payments can be made via the V...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Westmont Special Events Celebrates 15th Anniversary

WSEC Board Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 31, 2019 “It was 15 years ago this month that we launched the Westmont Special Events Corporation,” said Larry McIntyre, one of the founders of the organization.  “It&rsq...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Warming Sites During Cold Weather

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: January 25, 2019

The Village of Westmont has identified several warming sites in and around Westmont. “When temperatures drop to sub-zero, it’s important that residents know where to find safety i...Read on...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Cold Weather Tips for Your Home

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: January 24, 2019

The Village of Westmont Public Works Department would like to provide residents with some cold weather tips for your home. With temperatures dropping this week, please review these tips to prevent water pipes...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Westmont Fire Chief Making a Difference

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: January 17, 2019

Westmont Fire Chief Dave Weiss has been making a big difference in one local boy’s life. Weiss has been committing his spare time to help bring a smile to Braden Kubish’s face. Over the pa...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Village of Westmont Participates in Mentoring Month

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Date Issued: January 16, 2019

National Mentoring Month is a campaign held each January to promote youth mentoring in the United States. The Village of Westmont Communications Department supported Mentoring Month by providing an internshi...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Shoveling Sidewalks Demonstrates Respect For Community

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: January 15, 2019

The Village of Westmont encourages all of our citizens, including residents and business owners, to be respectful of their neighbors and the entire community by taking the responsibility of shoveling snow fr...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

2019 Westmont Restaurant Week Begins February 28

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: January 15, 2019

The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is hosting its 3rd Annual Westmont Restaurant Week held Thursday, February 28 through Sunday, March 10, 2019. With so many ethnic culinary options, this eve...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Westmont Sentinels Boy’s Basketball Team Volunteers in the Community

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: January 11, 2019

The Westmont Sentinels Boy's Basketball team is having their best season in years with a 17-2 overall record halfway through the season, but they are also planning a successful off-the-court season as well.

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Westmont Citizen of the Year Nominations

Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 9, 2019 Each year, the Village of Westmont and the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau seek nominations for the Westmont Citizen of the Year Award.  The award is given to a resident who has de...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Westmont Practices Environmental-Friendly Snow and Ice Removal

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: January 7, 2019 While we haven’t had much snow and ice yet this winter, the Village of Westmont would like to remind residents about the importance of proper and responsible salt usage.  According to a ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Fire at First Student Bus Company in Westmont

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: January 2, 2019 On January 2, 2019, at 2:53 p.m., Westmont Fire Department was dispatched to 250 W. 63rd Street, First Student, Inc. bus company in Westmont.  The Fire Department arrived at the scene at 2:55 p.m. ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2019

2019 Spring Citizens Fire Academy Sign-Up

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: January 1, 2018

The Westmont Fire Department has begun open registration for the 2019 Spring Citizens Fire Academy (CFA).  The CFA will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for five weeks from March 13...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Make It Your New Year’s Resolution To Volunteer In Westmont

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 26, 2018

Are you considering any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019?  If yes, maybe consider being a volunteer in your community!

“Being a volunteer is infectious,” said Village Tru...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

2019 Recycling & Garbage Schedule

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 26, 2018

The Village of Westmont contracts with Waste Management for recycling, waste hauling, and brush pick-up services.  For your convenience, the Village has created a PDF information sheet and pick-up s...

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Posted on: December 24, 2018

Westmont Fire Department Brings Holiday Cheer to Local Residents

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 24, 2018

Westmont Fire Inspector Dave Zalesiak has been playing Santa in and around Westmont for 20 years, bringing joy and the magic of the holidays to children across the village.  This year, Dave donned h...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Village Board Approves Funding For New Public Works Facility

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 21, 2018

At the December 20, 2018 Village Board Meeting, funding was approved for the new Public Works facility.  The Village Board voted unanimously to increase the Places for Eating Tax (PFET) by 0.5%, whi...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Village Offices Closed for Holidays

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 10, 2018
Date Updated: December 11, 2018

Westmont Village Hall and all Village offices will be closed to the public on December 24, December 25, December 31 and January 1, 2019.  Offices will reopen on Wedne...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Keeping Pets Safe In Cold Weather

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 10, 2018

The Westmont Police Department would like to remind residents about pet safety in cold weather. Like people, cats and dogs are susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia and should be kept inside. Longer-haire...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

“Keep the Wreath Red” Holiday Program

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 7, 2018

The Westmont Fire Department reminds residents to assist them with the “Keep the Wreath Red” program. “Keep the Wreath Red” program is an annual event aimed at increasi...
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Posted on: December 7, 2018

2018 Holly Days Parade Video

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 07, 2018

The Westmont Holly Days Frosty and Friends Parade, Tree Lighting and Pictures With Santa was a big success this year with a record number of parade entries. Pictures from the event have already been posted i...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Fire at 7 W. Quincy

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: December 7, 2018

At 11:39 a.m. on December 7, a fire was reported in the building where Taco Express restaurant is located, 7 W. Quincy Street.

Fire crews arrived on the scene at 11:41 a.m. to witness heavy fire and smoke. Th...

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Posted on: November 11, 2018

November is Winter Preparedness Month

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 11, 2018

The Westmont Fire Department would like to remind residents to be safe this winter and share some important safety tips. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is recommending people to start taking...

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