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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 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: May 20, 2020

Be Part of the Community HOPE Collage

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: June 5, 2020

2020 Westmont Garage Sales

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: June 5, 2020

In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders, garage sales may be allowed providing they follow the Restore Illinois Guidelines.

Currently, Illinois is in Phase III of the Restore Illinois plan, wh...

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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 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 24, 2020

Westmont Earns 1st Place Risk Management Recognition

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 24, 2020

The Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (IRMA) recently released their annual State of the Membership Report for calendar year 2019.  Out of a total of 70 IRMA members, Westmont ranked 1st in...

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 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: 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

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

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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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

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 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 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

Westmont Special Events Plans Virtual Taste of Westmont for 2020

Westmont, Illinois

Date 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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

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 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

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: 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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 10, 2020

County Eviction Court Cases on Hold Until May 15

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: April 10, 2020 DuPage County Judge Jim McCluskey recently announced that all DuPage County eviction court cases are on hold until May 15, 2020.  There will be no evictions enforced by the DuPage Sheriff’...Read on... General Press Releases
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 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

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 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 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 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 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: 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

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: 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 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update - Village of Westmont Offices Remain Closed

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 27, 2020 “Based on evolving information and directives regarding the COVID-19 response, all Village offices will remain closed to the public until further notice,” said Westmont Fire Chief Steve R...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 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

Waste Management COVID-19 Update - Bulk Item Pick-ups Suspended

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 20, 2020 At present, Waste Management is maintaining its typical collection schedule for trash and recycling.  Currently, there have been no collection interruptions.  Information updates will be sh...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayor Gunter Announces Declaration of Local State of Emergency

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: March 20, 2020 Earlier today, Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter declared a local State of Emergency for the Village of Westmont.  This declaration is valid for a period of seven days, unless extended by the Village Board....Read on... 2020-03-Declaration of Local State of Emergency General Press Releases
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 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 26, 2020

Westmont Becomes Official Dementia-Friendly Community

Dementia Friendly

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 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 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 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

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 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

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 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 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...

General Press Releases
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 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 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 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 11, 2020

U.S. Census Job Info at Library Feb. 12

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: February 10, 2020 The U.S. Census Bureau is still accepting applications for various jobs to help make sure every resident gets counted in the 2020 census.  The U.S. Census Bureau will be at the Westmont Public Li...Read on... General Press Releases
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

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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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: 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: 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

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 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 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 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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General Press Releases
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 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

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 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

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 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 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 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 10, 2019

Village Offices Closed for the Holidays

Village of WestmontUPDATED: December 11, 2019Westmont Village Hall and all Village offices will be closed to the public on December 24 and 25, 2019, and January 1, 2020.  Offices will reopen on Thursday, December 26, 2019, and on Thursday, Januar...Read on...

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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

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

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 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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 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 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 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 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 21, 2019

Police Department Presents Awards at Village Board Meeting

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Westmont, Illinois
Updated: November 22, 2019
At the November 21 Public Safety Committee Meeting, Westmont Chief of Police Jim Gunther presented several awards to Police Department personnel. Officers Kamil Broda was presented with the Chief’s...
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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 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 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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

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 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 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 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: 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: 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...

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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 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 10, 2019

Westmont and Sister City Program Celebrates Double Ten

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October, 10, 2019 Today, October 10, 2019, the VIllage of Westmont and Westmont Sister City Program recognize “Double Ten”, Taiwan’s National Day. “This past weekend, we celebrated ...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 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: 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

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

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 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 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: 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: 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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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

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 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 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 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 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...

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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: 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: 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: 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 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 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 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

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: 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: 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 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 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: 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: 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 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 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 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 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: 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 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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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 3, 2019

2019 Taste of Westmont Dedicated to Longtime Volunteers Jim Wright and Gregg Pill

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 3, 2019 At a recent Westmont Special Events meeting, the WSEC board approved dedicating the 2019 Taste of Westmont in honor of Jim Wright and Gregg Pill.  Wright, who worked behind the scenes on the Taste of ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Unique Cooking Class at Taiwanese Cultural Center July 7

Taiwanese Cooking Class Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 3, 2019 For the second year in a row, chefs from Taiwan will travel to Westmont to participate in the annual Taste of Taiwan Sister City food booth during the Taste of Westmont, which will be held in downtown Westmont...Read on... General Press Releases
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 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: 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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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...

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 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

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 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 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...

General Press Releases
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: 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: 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 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 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 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...

General Press Releases
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: February 8, 2019

2019 GREEN Speaker Series

Village of Westmont
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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General Press Releases
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 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: 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: 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 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: 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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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: 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: 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 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: 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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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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General Press Releases
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: 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 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 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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General Press Releases
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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General Press Releases
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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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Village Approves Property Address Display Update - Enforcement Begins March 1

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 18, 2018 Recently, 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 existing code t...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 16, 2019

Village of Westmont Participates in Mentoring Month

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Village of Westmont

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 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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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: 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: October 18, 2018

Westmont is the Bestmont Contest Asks Community To Get Creative

Westmont Is The Bestmont Contest Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 18, 2018 This past summer, students from CUSD 201 and Maercker District 60 served as Youth Ambassadors for the Westmont Community Branding initiative. "We're interested in making sure our entire community gets...Read on... General Press Releases
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: 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: 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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General Press Releases
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 21, 2018

Fire Chief Dave Weiss Announces Retirement

Chief Weiss Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 21, 2018 After four and a half decades of service, Westmont Fire Department Chief Dave Weiss recently announced his retirement. His official retirement date is March 1, 2019.  At the December 20, 2018 Vil...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2018

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

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 18, 2018 The Westmont Community Development Department is launching a new informational campaign called 'Code Corner'.  With this series, we hope to help and inform everyone of the various codes and guide...Read on... General Press Releases
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 18, 2018

Charges Filed in Fire at Taco Express Location

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 18, 2018 An individual was charged with two counts of aggravated arson, a class X felony, and one count of residential arson, a class one (1) felony for offenses that occurred on December 7, 2018.  Additi...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Richmond Gardens Plans For 2019

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 17, 2018 “We completed a lot of infrastructure work at Richmond Gardens this past year,” said Village Forester Jon Yeater.   “In 2019, we plan to make some progress ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2018

“Demolition” Event at Cass & 63rd a Big Success

63rd and Cass Demo Event Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 15, 2018 More than 50 people from the community participated in the “demolition” event to kick off the new Market Centre development at 63rd and Cass in Westmont. Demolition of the old structur...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2018

World-Class Natatorium Project Breaks Ground in Westmont

FMC Natatorium Groundbreaking Village of Westmont Date Issued: December 14, 2018 On December 13, 2018, the FMC Natatorium at Ty Warner Park project in Westmont broke ground.  The event was followed by a formal ceremony featuring several guest speakers at the Hilton Chicago/O...Read on... General Press Releases
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 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 6, 2018

“Demolition” Ceremony Scheduled for December 15 at Cass & 63rd Development

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: December 6, 2018 Bradford Real Estate, Kensington Development Partners, and investment partner IM Properties have completed the acquisition of The Westmont Village Centre at 63rd and Cass for a long-awaited redevelopment.&...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Village Plans For New Public Works Facility - Community Meetings Scheduled Dec. 4 & 11

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: November 27, 2018 For many years, the Village of Westmont has been discussing the need for a new Public Works Facility.  At the recent Village Board meeting on November 8, the Village Board and staff discussed opt...Read on... General Press Releases
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 26, 2018

2018 Holly Days Parade & Santa Pictures

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 26, 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: November 26, 2018

Waste Management Pickup Schedule Delayed Due To Snow

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 26, 2018

The Village of Westmont received notice from Waste Management that recycling and garbage pickup for Monday, November 26 will be delayed by one day due to the snow. The remainder of the week will fol...

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Posted on: November 25, 2018

Westmont Snow Removal Operations & Parking Restrictions

Village of Westmont Date Issued: November 25, 2018 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 winte...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Holly Days Home And Business Decorating Contest

hollydays-logo-2018_whitebkg.jpg Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 30, 2018 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. Regis...Read on... General Press Releases
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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Posted on: October 21, 2018

Holiday Light Recycling Program

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: October 17, 2018

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 Friday, November 9, and co...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

2018 Westmont Holly Days Schedule

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 8, 2018

The 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 Bob...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Be Sure To ‘Follow’ the New Village of Westmont Police Department Facebook Page

Village of Westmont Date Issued: November 16, 2018 The Westmont Police Department has launched a new Facebook page and invites everyone to sign up and be informed. “Social media is such an important means of communication that we decided to st...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Cooking Oil Recycling Event Nov. 24

download (1).jpeg Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: November 20, 2018 On Saturday, November 24 residents are encouraged to recycle their used cooking oil at a one day event at Downers Grove Sanitary District. To recycle your used cooking oil (no bacon grease or other solid...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Village Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 14, 2018

Westmont Village Hall and all Village offices will be closed to the public on Nov. 22 and 23.  Offices will reopen Monday, Nov. 26.

After-hour bill payments can be made via the Village of Westmont a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving Safety Tips from the Westmont Fire Department

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: November 19, 2018 Thanksgiving is almost here and the Westmont Fire Department would like to share some safety tips. If you’re traveling to see family or hosting guests at your home, it is important that everyone...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Free Leaf Collection In November

Village of Westmont Date Issued: 09/7/2018 The Village of Westmont is once again offering free leaf collection during the month of November. Starting the week of November 5, residents can put out unlimited kraft paper bags of leaves free of charge next ...Read on... Brush and Yard Waste Requirements General Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Leaf Raking Dos and Don'ts - Residents Reminded to Not Rake Leaves Into the Street

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 6, 2018

Fall weather is here and residents are working hard to manage all of the fallen leaves. The Village of Westmont has a November Leaf Collection Program in which residents can put out an unlimited number of kra...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

2018 Holly Days Coat Drive Begins November 1

2018 Holly Days Coat Drive Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 8, 2018 The Westmont Holly Days Coat Drive will begin November 1 and continue through January 4, 2019.  This will be the 20th consecutive year that our local public agencies have hosted the collection. &a...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Memorial Dedication For Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient at Village Hall Nov. 10

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: November 07, 2018 The Westmont American Legion and the Village of Westmont has scheduled a memorial dedication in honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient James William Robinson Jr. to be held at the Westmont Villag...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Fire Department Personnel Recognized At Village Board Meeting

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 2, 2018

Westmont Fire Department personnel were recognized at the Village Board meeting on Thursday, October 25.  There was a staff promotion, several life saving awards, and a presentation from the Fire Dep...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Westmont High School Students Sing in “Bohemian Rhapsody” Movie

Grace and Rose Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: 2018-11-02 When Westmont High School Junior Rose Armstrong received an email from 20th Century Fox stating that she was going to be in the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody”, she was a little confused. ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Westmont Police Department Personnel Recognized for Years of Service

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 1, 2018

The Village of Westmont recently honored three Police Department personnel for their years of service to the community.  Scott Muska was recognized for 25 years of service with the Westmont Police De...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

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

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 2, 2018

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. 4 for daylight savings ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Village and CUSD201 Celebrate ‘OAKtober’

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Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: November 1, 2018

In the month of October, the Village of Westmont and CUSD201 students planted Oak Trees at Westmont Junior High and Westmont High School. The trees were donated by Possibility Place Nursery in Monee, Illinois...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 24, 2018

Village Offices Closed November 12 in Observance of Veterans Day

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 24, 2018 The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departme...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2018

Village Asks Residents To Help Keep Leaves Away From Storm Drains

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 17, 2018 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, residents are...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Westmont Police Drug Take Back Program And Recycling Events A Big Success

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 29, 2018 The Westmont Police Department has had a busy month of community events in October. Partnering with local businesses Docu-Shred and Mariano’s, the Police Department hosted a paper-shredding and l...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2018

2018 Halloween Safety Tips

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: September 24, 2018

The 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 ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Lawsuit Filed In DuPage Against Sterigenics

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: 2018-10-31 On October 30, Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin in a lawsuit in DuPage County against Sterigenics. The move was in response to a request made by area el...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 24, 2018

BNSF Construction May Cause Train Delays Through Oct. 28

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 24, 2018 BNSF will be replacing railroad ties from Friday evening, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Oct. 28. BNSF plans to replace 18,000 ties on the center track over an 18-mile stretch between Hinsdale and Aurora. The pro...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2018

2018 Wicked West Fest - Fall Fun for Everyone

Wicked West Fest Village of Westmont Date Issued: Sept. 11, 2018 “Last year, our Fall and Halloween events were rebranded as ‘Wicked West Fest’ and we had our most successful year ever,” said Larry McIntyre, Westmont Communications...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2018

4th Annual Pumpkin Smashing Event on Oct. 20 Promotes Composting

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: Sept. 10, 2018 The Village of Westmont will host its 4th annual Pumpkin Smashing Extravaganza on Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. in downtown Westmont at the corner of Cass Avenue and Irving Street.  The goal of the event is to...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Halloween Costume Contest at Wicked West Fest

Village of Westmont Date Issued: October 17, 2018 “Last year, we had a great turnout for our inaugural Wicked West Fest Costume Contest,” said Linda Liddle, Westmont Special Events costume contest volunteer.  “The p...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Paper Shred & Bulb Recycle Event For Special Olympics On Oct. 20

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: Sept. 7, 2018 The Westmont Police Department, partnering with local business Docu-Shred, will be hosting a paper shredding and bulb recycling event to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. Citizens are encouraged to bring the...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Vote For Your Favorite Scarecrow

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 15, 2018 The 4th Annual Downtown Westmont Scarecrow Decorating Contest now through October 31. Twenty decorated scarecrows are on display throughout downtown Westmont. All the scarecrows were created by local famil...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Westmont Fire Department 95th Anniversary Celebration a Huge Success

Fire Dept Mural Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 15, 2018 “We were so happy to see so many families here to help us celebrate our 95th Anniversary,” said Fire Chief Dave Weiss. “The celebration was a huge success and I want to thank ...Read on... Fire Dept. 95th Anniversary Photo Gallery General Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2018

DuPage to Host Diverse Ability Hiring Event

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 11, 2018 October is National Disability Awareness Month (NDEAM). NDEAM is a nationwide campaign that celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities. WorkNet Dupage is hosting a Diverse Ability Hiring Ev...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Early Voting and Grace Period Voting

Village of Westmont Date Issued: October 4, 2018 The DuPage County Election Commission’s early voting for the November 6, 2018 General Election began on Thursday, September 27 at the DuPage County Election Commission Office. The DuPage County G...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Sister City Brick Display Ceremony Oct. 10 at Village Hall

Sister City Invite Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: October 8, 2018 The Westmont Sister City Program continues to be very busy.  In honor of the National Day Double 10 Celebration, the Village of Westmont will unveil a Sister City brick display in front of Village ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2018

League of Women Voters Host Candidate Meet and Greets Oct. 7 & 21

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: September 28, 2018 The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Downers Grove, Woodridge and Lisle is hosting two Candidate Meet and Greet opportunities. Everyone is welcome to attend these public meetings to learn about the candid...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Westmont Fire Department 95th Anniversary Open House Oct. 13

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: Sept. 11, 2018

The Westmont Fire Department is celebrating it’s 95th anniversary by hosting an Open House on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Johanik Fire Dept. Headquarters, 6015 S. Cass Ave....

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Village Offices Closed Columbus Day

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: September 28,2018

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 8, 2018.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on T...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Overnight Street Parking Regulations in Westmont

Village of Westmont Date Issued: 10-01-2018 The Village of Westmont overnight parking regulations state that no person shall park a vehicle on any public street, parkway, public right-of-way, or public parking lot for a period of time longer than 15 minu...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2018

DuPage County Museum Exhibit Features Muddy Waters and Eddy Clearwater

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: September 26, 2018

“Our Muddy Waters Blues Historical Exhibit is a modest space that displays about 60 unique artifacts,” said Larry McIntyre, who created the museum in 2005, “but we have visitor...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Westmont Downtown Alley Project This Fall

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Sept. 28, 2018

The next phase of the downtown Westmont Central Business District (CBD) alley project is scheduled for September and is expected to be completed by December.  Construction activities will require the ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Westmont First Supports Fire Dept. With Red Ribbon Campaign

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: September 25, 2018 “With National Fire Prevention Month coming up in October, along with the Fire Department’s 95th Anniversary Celebration, the volunteers of Westmont First decided to create a Red Ribb...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2018

DuPage County Offers LIHEAP Assistance

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: September 25, 2018

DuPage County Community Services will accept applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) from Oct. 1 through May 31, 2019, or until funds are depleted.

The DuPage County ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Westmont Native Tree and Shrub Sale Supports Richmond Garden

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: Sept. 5, 2018 The VIllage of Westmont has partnered once again with The Conservation Foundation to provide Westmont residents the opportunity to purchase native shrubs and trees. Orders can be placed online now through Fri...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2018

CPR Class Offered Oct. 23

Village of Westmont Date Issued: September 12, 2018 The Westmont Fire Department will offer a CPR class on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Westmont citizens are invited to sign up and participate. The cost for the class is $50 per person. The c...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Bowl-Away-Burns Fundraiser Sept. 29

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Aug 30, 2018 The Westmont Fire Department is teaming up with The Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) and will be hosting its second annual Bowl-Away-Burns fundraising event on Saturday, September 29 at Suburbanite Bowl ...
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Posted on: September 10, 2018

2018 Westmont State of the Village Address on Oct. 26 at TECO

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: Sept. 10, 2018 The Village of Westmont will make their annual State of the Village presentation on Friday, Oct. 26 at the TECO Taiwanese Cultural Center located at 55 E. 63rd Street in Westmont.  Check in will be ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2018

National Drug Take Back Day Oct. 27

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: 09-05-2018 On Saturday, October 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, M...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Westmont Fire Department Silent Parade Oct. 12

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: 09/4/2018

The Westmont Fire Department will be participating in the annual Silent Parade on Friday, October 12 at 7 p.m.  The parade is a dedication to firefighters and civilians who have lost their lives due to fir...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Westmont Police Drop Box Now Available

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Village of Westmont

Date Issued: 08/30/2018

The Westmont Police Department has recently installed a new drop box for payment of parking tickets, parking permits, water bills, and other payments to the village. The drop box can be used at any time of day and...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

Officials Request Closure of Sterigenics in Willowbrook

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Aug 31, 2018

Recently, there were two reports issued regarding potential public health concerns related to carcinogenic emissions from the company Sterigenics, located in Willowbrook at 7775 S. Quincy Street, which is east o...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Westmont Plants Monarch Waystation

MONARCH.jpg Village of Westmont Date Issued: Aug 30, 2018 Westmont Public Works and the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) created a new landscape plan for the northeast corner of Cass and Irving this past spring. The project is part of a downtown b...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2018

People Struck By Lightning on Golf Course

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: Sept. 1, 2018 At approximately 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 1, three male golfers were struck by lightning on the 6th green of Willowcrest Golf Course located at 3500 Midwest Road in Westmont.  All three were tra...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Westmont Cruisin’ Nights To Host New DuPage County Animal Services Vehicle

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Aug 21, 2018 Westmont Cruisin’ Nights will feature the new DuPage County Animal Services Mobile Vet Van on Thursday, August 30 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the intersection of Cass and Irving in downtown Westmont.&nb...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Village Offices Closed Labor Day

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: August 27, 2018

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Tue...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

2018 Citizens’ Police Academy Online Sign-Up

Village of Westmont Date Issued: August 15, 2018 The 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. starti...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11 at Ty Warner Park - Village Offices Closed Nov. 12

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: Aug. 27, 2018

The annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Westmont will be held at Ty Warner Park on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.  The ceremony is hosted by the American Legion with the assistance of the Westmont Park District. The V...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Westmont Emergency Management Agency Seeks Volunteers

Village of WestmontDate Issued:  August 9, 2018

The Westmont Emergency Management Agency is a group of citizen volunteers who have been trained to assist our professional emergency services personnel for a variety of situations and duties.&nbs...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Westmont Police Partner with Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Aug 17, 2018

The Westmont Police Department is participating in Illinois’ inaugural Saturation Saturday DUI Initiative, Saturday, August 25, 2018, hosted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Illinois.

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Tree Watering Tips During Drought Conditions

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: August 15, 2018

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

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Chicago Prostate Cancer Center Chosen as Location for On Demand Health Video Production

Village of Westmont Date Issued:  August 14, 2018 In preparation for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Chicago Prostate Cancer Center, located in Westmont, Illinois, was chosen as the location for a special video production showcasing LDR Brachyt...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Westmont Park District Summer Concert Series

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 27, 2018The best music is right here in Westmont!  This summer, the Westmont Park District will continue its summer concert series with four great, FREE concerts showcasing a variety of music.  Attend...Read on...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Painted Rain Barrel Raffle to Benefit Richmond Gardens

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 30, 2018

Westmont resident and artist Jenny Babyar recently painted and donated a rain barrel to the Environmental Improvement Commission in support of Richmond Education Gardens and Apiary project, located at 1 S. Rich...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Westmont Approves New Development In Central Business District

Quincy Station Village of Westmont Date Issued: August 3, 2018 On August 2, 2018, the Village of Westmont Board of Trustees approved plans presented by Holladay Properties for a major new development located on the southwest corner of Quincy Street and Cass Avenue.&...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Westmont Approves Major Development at 63rd and Cass

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: July 23, 2018

On July 19, 2018, the Village of Westmont Board of Trustees voted to approve the plans for a new, major development located on the northwest corner of 63rd Street and Cass Avenue.  The business develop...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Westmont Approves Updated Natatorium Proposal At Ty Warner Park

FMG Natatorium Village of Westmont Date Issued: July 19, 2018 “We are so excited to keep the natatorium in Westmont,” said Economic Development Director Larry Forssberg.  “The project ran into a few hurdles with the original plan,...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Retired Westmont Fire Personnel to be Honored at Fire Truck Night on August 9

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Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Aug. 6, 2018

“Over the years, our Fire Truck Night has continued to get bigger and better,” says Fire Chief David Weiss. “This year is the Fire Department’s 95th Anniversary so we are ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Sister City Signs Letter of Intent Regarding Chicago Prostate Center and Local Business Community

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Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 23, 2018

During their trip to Westmont the week of July 9, the Hsinchu County Sister City delegation visited numerous businesses in the area to learn about and investigate various business opportunities in Westmont.&...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Village Discusses Alley Address Ordinance

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 20, 2018

At the July 19 Westmont Community Development Committee Meeting, the Village discussed the creation of an ordinance requiring businesses and residences to post their addresses so that they are visible from the a...Read on...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Monthly Recycling Event Website Updated

Electronics Recycling

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 12, 2018

Since 2012, state law has prohibited consumers from throwing out certain electronics with ordinary trash and has also prohibited landfills from accepting them. Prohibited items include computers and computer com...Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Westmont Police Chief Receives Special Training Regarding New Law Enforcement Techniques

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 17, 2018

Westmont Police Chief Jim Gunther recently completed a three-week training program called the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) hosted by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). The training was ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

7 Cool Tips for a Hot Summer

Summer in Westmont

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 12, 2018

As summer temperatures rise so does the rate of heat-related incidents.  The Westmont Police Department reminds you to take these seven precautions to ensure you and your neighbors are able to enjoy the...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Tips for Reuniting with Your Lost Pet

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 11, 2018

Losing your dog or cat can be a traumatic experience for both you and your pet.  The Village of Westmont Police Department is here to help when your loved one goes astray.  The Department has h...Read on...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Mojo Morganfield and Eddy Clearwater Remembrance featured at Taste of Westmont Blues Jam July 15

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 13, 2018 At this year's Taste of Westmont Blues Jam and Muddy Waters Tribute on July 15 in downtown Westmont, there will be a special remembrance in honor of Eddy Clearwater by Ronnie Baker Brooks and members of Eddy'...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Taste of Westmont Summer Festival July 12-15

Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 11, 2018

Starting tomorrow, be sure to visit the award-winning Taste of Westmont summer festival.  This four-day weekend is full of fun for the whole family. Thursday kicks off with Kidzapalooza featuring carni...Read on...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Westmont Welcomes Sister City Delegation from Hsinchu County, Taiwan

Sister City Delegation Visit 2018

Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 11, 2018

On Monday, July 9, Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter, Village elected officials, officials from the Culture Center of TECO and Westmont village and park district staff welcomed a delegation of 26 officials from our Sis...Read on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Taiwanese Dancers and Gourmet Chef Travel to U.S. for Taste of Westmont

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 6, 2018 “This has been an amazing relationship between our community and Hsinchu County in Taiwan,” said Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter.  “We’ve had numerous cultural exchan...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Scam Alert! 3 Westmont Businesses Lose Money to Utility/Government Agency Scammers

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 9, 2018 Three local businesses have become victims of the "pay now or we're shutting you down" utility or government agency scam.  Protect yourself and help protect your community.  Please ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Westmont Gymnastics Team To Participate In Special Olympics 50th Anniversary At Soldier Field

SO Unified Rhythmic Gymnastics Team

Village of WestmontDate Issued: July 5, 2018

Expression Dance Studio in Westmont has been officially selected to perform at Soldier Field as part of the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary Celebration.  The Special Olympics Unified Rhythmic Gymnasti...Read on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Mosquito Spraying Schedule

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: July 2, 2018

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations. At various times throughout the year, there will be various treatments applied throughout our community. &a...

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Posted on: July 4, 2018

Fire at 515 N. Cass in Westmont

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: July 4, 2018 At approximately 6:40 p.m. on July 4, Westmont Fire Department received a call regarding a reported fire at 515 N. Cass Avenue.  Upon arrival, the Fire Department observed smoke and fire coming from t...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2018

EIC and Westmont Library Host GREEN Speaker Events In June and July

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 21, 2018The Westmont Environmental Improvement Committee and the Westmont Public Library are scheduling several environmental-focused presentations.  “It’s great to see so many residents att...Read on...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Village Offices Closed July 4

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 11, 2018

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on July 4, 2018 in observation of Independence Day.  Bill payments can be deposited in the after-hours drop box located near the ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

4th of July Celebration Sponsored by Westmont Auto Mile

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 13, 2018

“Our Independence Day Celebration is one of our biggest family events of the year, and it wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of the Westmont Auto Mile,” said Mayor R...Read on...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

New Artisans Night Featured at Cruisin' Nights & Street Fair

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 29, 2018

Westmont Special Events, in partnership with The Artist Block Gallery, is excited to introduce “Artisans Night” at the Westmont Cruisin' Nights & Street Fair.  Once a month, ther...Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Community Branding Meeting at Westmont Library on June 27

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 12, 2018The next meeting of the Westmont Community Branding initiative will be held at the Westmont Library on June 27 at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting agenda will consist of several topics including the new communit...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

U.S. Olympic Luge Tryouts Return to Westmont

Westmont Slider Search

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 9, 2018The U.S. Olympic Luge Team will return to Westmont for the fifth 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: June 4, 2018

New Metra BNSF Schedule Effective June 11

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 4, 2018

The New Metra BNSF Line Schedule will take effect Monday, June 11. The schedule was revised due to changes resulting from the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system. In creating the revision, Metra consi...Read on...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Steppin’ At The Street Fair Coming To Westmont Cruisin’ Nights

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 27, 2018 “We’re always looking for new ways to improve our events,” said Larry McIntyre, Westmont Special Events Volunteer and Publicity Chair.  “This year, we decide...Read on... Steppin' at the Street Fair Sign-up General Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2018

PVPN’s Guys and Dolls at Westmont High School in June

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 31, 2018

Mark your calendars and get ready for the Progressive Village Performance Network’s (PVPN) 2018 summer production of Guys and Dolls!  This popular musical comedy has been enjoyed by audiences ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Districts 60 and 201 Student Registration for 2018-19 School Year

Village of WestmontDate Issued: June 7, 2018

Families with school age children are reminded to register students for the 2018-19 school year. 

MAERCKER SCHOOL DISTRICTMaercker School District 60 New Student Walk In Registration Days for all grades ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

New Water Rates Approved

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 20, 2018

The Westmont Village Board recently voted to approve an increase to the residential and commercial water rates.  The fee increase was necessary to address water utility infrastructure maintenance need...Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Westmont Police Department Reminds Citizens - If You See Something, Say Something

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 22, 2018The Westmont Police Department encourages citizens to report suspicious behavior, IMMEDIATELY.  If you see something out of the ordinary, or an actual crime in progress - DO NOT HESITATE - Call 9-1-1.&a...Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Westmont Library Summer Learning Program Starts June 2

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 24, 2018Challenge yourself to try something new and explore the community with the Westmont Library Summer Learning Program.  The program kicks off on Saturday, June 2 and continues through Saturday, July 28.&a...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Westmont Police Open House & Auction June 2

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 2, 2018 On Saturday, June 2, 2018, the Westmont Police Department will host an Open House and Auction of Unclaimed Property at their facility at 500 N. Cass Avenue. “Our open house is a great opportunity fo...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2018

“Protect My Town” Video Discusses Importance of Keeping Tax Dollars Local

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 29, 2018

The DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference (DMMC), of which the Village of Westmont is a member, recently launched a new website, ProtectMyTown.us.  Protect My Town, a partnership of Illinois cities and ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Westmont 2017 Water Quality Report Now Available on Village Website

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 22, 2018The 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 17, 2018

Water Sprinkling Restrictions May 15 to September 15

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 17, 2018 Annually, 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.&a...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Waste Management Reminds Citizens To Recycle Right

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 10, 2018When it comes to recycling, one wrong item in the recycling bin can spoil an entire batch of otherwise good materials.  Changing expectations for recycling world-wide have made it even more important th...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Stormwater Management Information Featured On Village Website

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 15, 2018

The Village of Westmont recently made significant updates to the Stormwater Management page on the Village Website.  Additionally, a user-friendly URL was created for the webpage - westmont.illinois.gov...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Outdoor Fire Safety Reminders

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 9, 2018

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: May 22, 2018

Village Offices Closed for Memorial Day

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 22, 2018

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.  Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Lions Club Red, White & Bar-B-Q Memorial Day Weekend

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 7, 2018 Each year, the Red, White & Bar-B-Q Festival (RWBBQ), hosted by the Westmont Lions Club, is held at beautiful Ty Warner Park in Westmont over Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s event will begin on...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2018

5th Annual Pet Promenade and Party in the Park May 20

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 4, 2018The Westmont Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Pet Promenade on Sunday, May 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ty Warner Park, 400 Blackhawk Drive. The Pet Promenade and Party in the Park event celebrates, educates,...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Cop On A Rooftop Benefiting Special Olympics

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 4, 2018 The Cop On A Rooftop fundraiser will take place at participating Dunkin’ Donuts on Friday, May 18. Come out and support Special Olympics and see your favorite police officer wave hello from the rooft...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Steve Golembiewski Named Citizen Of The Year At Community Awards Banquet

2018 Chamber Awards Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 2, 2018 On April 30, 2018, Westmont resident and volunteer extraordinaire Steve Golembiewski was named the 2017 Citizen of the Year at the annual Community Awards Dinner held at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Reso...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Taiwanese Performance Group at Westmont High School May 12

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 18, 2018To celebrate Taiwanese American Heritage Week, the Formosa Circus Art (FOCA) performance group from Taiwan will be performing "Our Home" in Westmont on May 12, 4 p.m. at the Westmont High School Audi...Read on...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Metra Releases Final Revised BNSF Schedule

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 10, 2018

This week, Metra released a final new BNSF Line schedule, which was revised due to changes resulting from the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system. In creating the revision, Metra considered the commen...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive May 12

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 8, 2018Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food drive in the nat...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

House Fire in Westmont

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Date Issued: May 8, 2018

On Monday, May 7 at 8:34pm, the Westmont Fire Department received a 911 call from a neighbor reporting a vacant house on fire at 108 E. 56th Street in Westmont. Westmont Fire Department personnel arrived within 3...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Environmental Projects Need Volunteers Storm Drain Stenciling April 28 & River Sweep May 19

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: March 27, 2018

This spring residents will have the opportunity to roll up their sleeves, literally, and assist with two different initiatives that will help our local environment.  “We hope that anyone int...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Westmont Partners with State to Improve Liquor License Inspections

Village of WestmontDate Issued: May 4, 2018In an effort to improve inspections of businesses with liquor licenses in the community, the Village of Westmont is partnering with the State of Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) on a new program that all...Read on...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

New Library Hours Start May 1

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 30, 2018

The Westmont Library will expand its hours of service beginning on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  Doors will now open at 9:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday.  There is no change to the Sunday schedule....Read on...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Westmont Offers Overweight Truck Permits Online

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 27, 2018 Effective April 30, 2018 the Village of Westmont will be implementing a new process for securing overweight/oversize trucking permits. The previous system of submitting requests for overweight/oversize perm...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Village Encourages Residents To Report Vehicle Idling Concerns

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 27, 2018 The Village of Westmont encourages residents to report vehicle idling concerns to the Westmont Police Department non-emergency number at 630-981-6300. Village code prohibits commercial vehicles from idling...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Westmont Partners With Mariano’s and Cardinal Health For Drug Take Back Day April 28

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 9, 2018   On Saturday, April 28, the Westmont Police Department will host two drug take back events as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.  In partnership with Mariano’s ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Fire Department Offers CPR Classes in May and October

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 23, 2018

The Westmont Fire Department has scheduled two CPR classes for 2018. Westmont citizens are invited to sign up and participate. The cost for the class is $50 per person. Classes will be taught by the Fire Depar...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Sign Up Now For 2018 Kids Summer Safety Camp

2018 Kids Safety Camp

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 16, 2018This summer the Westmont Fire and Police Departments will be hosting the 2018 Kids Safety Camp.  There will be two camp sessions offered this year: Wednesday and Thursday, June 6 and 7; and Tuesday an...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Westmont Seed Library Opens April 22

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 19, 2018The Westmont Public Library will open its Westmont Seed Library on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22 at 2:00 p.m. Residents of Westmont and surrounding communities are welcome to attend and have first picks at the s...Read on...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

2018-2019 Water and Garbage Rates

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: April 26, 2018

The Westmont Village Board recently voted to approve an increase to the residential and commercial water and garbage rates.  The updated rates are effective May 1.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Be Sure To Check Out The Westmont Word

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 16, 2018

The Village of Westmont recently introduced a new bi-monthly publication, The Westmont Word. This two-page newsletter features community projects and events in Westmont. First published in February 2018, The W...Read on...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Westmont Celebrates Arbor Day With Annual Tree Seedling Giveaway

Tree Seedling Giveaway

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 22, 2018

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) is coordinating its annual tree seedling giveaway.  On Arbor Day, Friday, April 27, Village Forester Jon Yeater and EIC ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Tree Watering Tips

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 19, 2018Trees are assets to our community when properly planted and maintained.  They help to keep us cooler, make our communities healthier, increase property values, manage stormwater and clean the air we b...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Westmont Village Board Adopts 2018-19 Annual Budget

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 16, 2018 On April 12, 2018, the Village of Westmont Board of Trustees voted to adopt the 2018-19 Annual Budget. Prior to its approval, the draft budget was presented to the Westmont Village Board at the April 5 Budg...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Public Works Director Mike Ramsey Receives George Warren Fuller Award from AWWA

Mike Ramsey AWWA Recognition

On March 21, 2018, Public Works Director Mike Ramsey received the George Warren Fuller Award from the American Water Works Association. The award was given in recognition of Mike’s commitment to the improvement of the water industry and for his ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

2018 Westmont Rain Barrel Program

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 4, 2018The Village of Westmont is once again teaming with the Conservation Foundation to offer a subsidized rain barrel program to Westmont residents and businesses.  “The rain barrel program has be...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Chief Weiss Earns CFO Designation

Chief Weiss CFO Recognition

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 12, 2018On February 6, 2018, Westmont Fire Chief David Weiss was re-designated as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) by the Commission on Professional Credentialing. This designation, which is the highest level of certificati...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Local Businesses Featured At Westmont Senior Festival April 13

Village of WestmontDate Issued: April 5, 2018On Friday, April 13, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., the Westmont Chamber will host the Spring Senior Festival at the Westmont Senior Center - Linden Room, 55 E. Richmond St. The Festival is an opportunity for seniors ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Westmont and CUSD201 Host Volleyball Fundraiser For Special Olympics

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 13, 2018“Last year’s inaugural volleyball tournament was a huge success with $3,000 raised for Illinois Special Olympics,” said Westmont Police Detective Nick Glynn, who is the Westmont S...Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

2018 Brush Pick-Up & Yard Waste Programs Resumes April 2

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 13, 2018Waste Management’s Yard Waste Program and Brush Pick-Up Program resumes on April 2 and ends December 14. Yard waste typically consists of grass clippings and leaves. Yard Waste must be place...Read on...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Village Discusses Community Mural Project - Citizen Feedback Requested

Village of Westmont Date Issued: March 22, 2018 “This is an idea that we’ve been talking about for some time,” said Trustee Bruce Barker, chair of the Westmont First Committee.  “We think murals in the com...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Chamber Hosts Westmont Spring Senior Festival

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 22, 2018On Friday, April 13, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., the Westmont Chamber will host the Spring Senior Festival at the Westmont Senior Center - Linden Room, 55 E. Richmond St.  The Festival is an opportunity f...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Kidde Smoke Detector Recall

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 29, 2018

Kidde is recalling approximately 500,000 dual-sensor smoke detectors sold in the U.S. and Canada due to a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process. The cap may cover one of the sensors and keep the ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Be Better Prepared for 9-1-1 Emergencies

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 26, 2018

Better informed 9-1-1 responders are better equipped to help citizens in emergency situations.  With the Premise Alert Program and SMART 9-1-1, Police, Fire and Ambulance personnel are aware of critic...Read on...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Westmont Named Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 22, 2018Westmont has been named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. The Village also received a Tree City USA Growth Award, which ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

New Safety System Prompts Proposed Schedule Revision to BNSF Line

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 20, 2018The BNSF Line between Aurora and Chicago Union Station will be the first Metra line to have the new Positive Train Control (PTC) safety system fully operational.  This enhancement will require a signi...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Westmont Jr. High Community Talks Program Seeks Resident Participation

Village of Westmont Date Issued: March 20, 2018 CUSD 201’s Westmont Junior High School is creating a new program called “Community Talks: WJHS”. In an effort to promote leadership skills and community engagement, the Jr. Hig...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Veteran Nominations Sought for Illinois Bicentennial

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 15, 2018 As part of Illinois’ Bicentennial Celebration, DuPage County is encouraging residents to nominate veterans to be honored by the Illinois Bicentennial Committee and the Illinois Department o...Read on...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Be Alert for Utility Scams

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 9, 2018

The Westmont Police Department would like to remind residents that utility scams are on the rise.  Below are three utility-related scams of which residents and businesses should be aware:CALLERS THREAT...Read on...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

DMMC Video Warns About Property Tax Freeze Concerns

Village of Westmont Date Issued: March 12, 2018 The DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference, a council of 33 municipal governments in DuPage County, Illinois, was founded in 1962. The membership of the group is comprised of both elected and appointed offic...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2018

DuPage Election Commission Seeking High School Workers for March 20 Election

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 6, 2018The DuPage County Election Commission is seeking assistance from high school students during the March 20 General Primary Election.Student workers will be needed from approximately 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Electi...Read on...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

2018 Elections

Vote Graphic Village of Westmont Date Issued: December 27, 2017 In 2018, there will be Federal, State, and County elections.  Voters will also have the opportunity to vote on various propositions and the retention of judges. The General Primary will be Marc...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2018

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

Village of Westmont Date Issued: March 8, 2018 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 Pr...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Westmont Restaurant Week featured on ABC-TV Ch. 7 with Judy Hsu

Westmont Restaurant Week on ABC-7

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 1, 2018On March 1, Westmont Restaurant Week was featured during a live mid-day segment on ABC-TV Channel 7.  The segment, hosted by Judy Hsu, featured four Westmont restaurants that will be participating in e...Read on...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

2018 Spring Citizens Fire Academy Sign-Up

Village of WestmontPublished: January 22, 2018
Updataed: February 15, 2018

The Westmont Fire Department announces open registration for the 2018 Spring Citizens Fire Academy.  The Citizens Fire Academy will meet Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Village of Westmont Recognizes 2017 Public Service Award Finalists

2017 Public Service Award Recipients

Village of WestmontDate Issued: March 1, 2018At the March 1, 2018 Village Board meeting, Mayor Ron Gunter and Manager Stephen May recognized the 2017 Public Service Award recipients which are given to the Village of Westmont employees and volunteers who h...Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Westmont Police Encourage Citizens To Seek Information From Official Sources

Village of Westmont Date Issued: February 23, 2018 On the heels of the recent school shooting incident in Florida comes a heightened sensitivity regarding student safety at school.  Following these types of incidents come concerns of copycat cri...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Living With Wildlife

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Feb 23, 2018 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 don’t allow your outdoor cats to roam...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Westmont Restaurant Week 2018

Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 30, 2018 The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau is hosting its 2nd Annual Westmont Restaurant Week held Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. With so many ethnic culinary options, this even...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

2018 GREEN Speaker Series at Westmont Library

Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 22, 2018 Last year’s GREEN Speaker Series, hosted by the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission and held at the Westmont Library, had a record turnout. “It was great to see so many resid...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Residential Electronics Recycling

illage of WestmontDate Issued: February 13, 2018While it may not look like it outside, spring is just around the corner! As you prepare for cleaning season, it is important to remember that since 2012, state law has prohibited consumers from throwing out ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Westmont Fire Department Presents 2017 Annual Report

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 22, 2018The Westmont Fire Department recently presented their 2017 Annual Report at a Village of Westmont Public Safety Committee Meeting. The report highlights achievements in operations, fire prevention, EMS, and...Read on...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

DuPage County Announces 2018 Road Construction Projects

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 21, 2018The DuPage County Division of Transportation (DuDOT) recently announced upcoming road construction projects for 2018. The construction program focuses on improving the County’s infrastructure. Imp...Read on...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

DuPage County Operating Flood Control Facilities Tuesday Morning

DuPage County - Wheaton Published - 2018-02-20 DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently operating most of its major flood control facilities, as well as all smaller, gravity-operated flood control facilities, following overnight rainfall...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Westmont Police Dept. Receives Recognition From Special Olympics and Plans 2018 Calendar

Police Dept Receives Special Olympics Plaque

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 15, 2018At the Westmont Village Board meeting on February 15, 2018, the Westmont Police Department was recognized for their 2017 fundraising efforts for Special Olympics Illinois.“The Westmont Police Depa...Read on...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Chamber Presents 2018 Schedule at Annual Membership Meeting

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 13, 2018The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau recently held their Annual Membership Meeting to kick off the new year and announce their 2018 schedule. The Westmont Chamber, an organization consisting ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Fire Department Awards and Promotion

Fire Dept Retirement Presentation

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 15, 2018At the Westmont Village Board meeting on February 15, 2018, the Westmont Fire Department presented two retirement plaques and promoted a firefighter to the rank of Lieutenant.Retirement plaques were present...Read on...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Frozen Film Festival February 17

Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 2, 2018The Progressive Village Performance Network theatre group and the Westmont Park District will host the 6th annual Frozen Film Festival on Saturday, February 17, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Hollywood Blvd Cinema...Read on...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Westmont Is An Official Olympic Gold Map Location

Luge Tryouts on South Cass in Westmont Village of Westmont Date Issued: February 9, 2018 At this year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, the Village of Westmont will be featured as a “Gold Map” location.  The U.S. Olympics Team created the Ol...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Westmont Jr. High Creates Community Talks Program

Village of Westmont Date Issued: February 8, 2018 CUSD 201’s Westmont Junior High School is creating a new program called “Community Talks: WJHS”. In an effort to promote leadership skills and community engagement, the Jr. H...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

PVPN Announces Auditions for Guys and Dolls

Mark your calendars and get ready for the Progressive Village Performance Network’s (PVPN) 2018 summer production of Guys and Dolls!  This popular musical comedy has been enjoyed by audiences and performers of all ages. Auditions for th...Read on...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Metra Hosts Open House Feb. 15 Regarding Fare Recommendations

Village of WestmontDate Issued: January 25, 2018 Metra is hosting a series of public open houses in February throughout the Chicagoland area regarding proposed changes to their fare structure. In the summer of 2016, Metra began a study to evaluat...Read on...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Westmont Winter Snowstorm Operations Continue

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Village of WestmontDate Issued: February 9, 2018The Village of Westmont continues to conduct snow removal operations with a priority on keeping all main streets open for emergency vehicles and residential use. To help in these efforts, residents and busin...Read on...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Amy Quattrone Named 2018 Illinois Asst. Principal of the Year

Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 25, 2018 The Illinois Principals Association and Horace Mann Insurance are pleased to announce that Amy Quattrone, Assistant Principal at Westmont Junior High School in Westmont, Illinois, has been named the 2018 ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Fire Department Promotions

Lynn Dralle Promotion Village of Westmont Date Issued: February 2, 2018 At the Westmont Village Board meeting on February 1, 2018, the Westmont Fire Department announced several promotions. Lieutenant Lynn Dralle was promoted to the rank of Captain. Lynn started in Westmont ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2018

2018 Recycling & Garbage Schedule

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Jan. 17, 2018

The Village of Westmont contracts with Waste Management for recycling, waste hauling, and brush pick-up services.  Please click on the link below to see the 2018 Recycling and Garbage pickup schedule.&...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Have A Request? Use Our Report A Concern Link

Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 17, 2018 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 25, 2018

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

Village of WestmontDate Issued: January 25, 2018 Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2018?  How are they going?  It’s not too late to consider one more resolution for the New Year.  ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Westmont’s CUSD201 Earns Regional & National Accolades

CUSD201 Awards Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 19, 2018 “We’ve really had an incredible year,” said CUSD201 Board President Marie Charlton. “I’m very proud of our teachers and staff for receiving these well-des...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Police Department Services

Village of WestmontDate Issued: January 22, 2018Did you know that the Westmont Police Department will perform a check on residences when homeowners are on vacation? The Police Department provides a wide range of services for our citizens. Below are just a...Read on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Life Saving Awards

Life Saving Awards Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 19, 2018 Westmont Fire Department EMS Director Lynn Dralle and Police Chief Jim Gunther recently presented several Life Saving Awards for a May 12, 2017 call in which a combined effort from citizen bystanders as w...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2018

2017 Public Works Projects & Highlights

Village of Westmont Date Issued: January 10, 2018 “2017 was an outstanding year for the Westmont Public Works Department,” said Public Works Director Mike Ramsey. “We were able to accomplish many meaningful and important pro...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2017

Winter Weather Preparedness

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: December 29, 2017

Now that winter is here, it’s important for citizens to be prepared for the sometimes harsh and dangerous weather conditions of the season.  

The ProtectDuPage.org website an...Read on...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Westmont Heritage Tree Ordinance

Westmont Heritage Tree Ordinance Village of Westmont Date Issued: December 22, 2017 In the fall of 2017, the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) brought forth a recommendation to the Village Board to create a Heritage Tree Ordinance.  A Heritage Tree is defined ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Village of Westmont Service Awards

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Date Issued: December 20, 2017

The Village of Westmont recently presented service award pins to village personnel for their years of service to the community.  We thank you for your service and dedication to the village.

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Village Offices Closed Nov. 23 & 24

Westmont Village Hall and all Village offices will be closed to the public on Nov. 23 and 24. Offices will reopen Monday, Nov. 27. After-hour bill payments can be made via the Village of Westmont after-hours drop box located near the entrance of ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

2017 Holly Days Festival and Parade Nov. 25

The Holly Days Festival Committee is expecting its biggest turnout ever this Saturday, Nov. 25 in downtown Westmont.  “Our pre-festival events were very well attended,” said Steve Golembiewski, Holly Days Committee Chair. &...Read on...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Veterans Day Ceremony November 11 at Ty Warner Park and offices closed November 10

The annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Westmont will be held at Ty Warner Park on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.  The ceremony is hosted by the American Legion with the assistance of the Westmont Park District.  The Village encourages the entire commun...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

2017 Halloween Events & Safety

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: October 24, 2016

October is packed full of Wicked West Fest fun! The Village of Westmont encourages everyone to have a fun & safe Halloween. Remember, the Westmont Police Department recommended hours for trick-or-...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Police Host Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 28

The Westmont Police Department will host an unwanted and expired prescription drug disposal program on Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westmont Police Department, 500 N. Cass Avenue.  The collection will accept pills, patches, and ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Wicked West Fest - Fall Events Schedule

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Sept. 21, 2017 Updated: Oct. 19, 2017 “With all of the success we’ve had regarding our fall and Halloween-related events in Westmont, we thought it would be a good idea to try and capture all of these ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Community Food Drive Begins Oct. 21 At Trick Or Treat Trail

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Oct 16, 2017 The holidays are right around the corner and in the spirit of the season the Westmont First Committee will be hosting a Community Food Drive to benefit the People’s Resource Center (PRC) Food Pantry...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2017

3rd Annual Pumpkin Smashing Event Oct. 21 - Event Promotes Pumpkin Composting

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Oct 13, 2017 The Village of Westmont will host its 3rd annual Pumpkin Smashing Extravaganza on Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. in downtown Westmont at the corner of Cass Avenue and Irving Street.  The goal of the event is to ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Halloween Decorating Contest - Another New Wicked West Fest Event

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Oct. 10, 2017 “With our new fall events theme of Wicked West Fest, we’re very excited to be adding new events to our schedule,” said Larry McIntyre, Westmont Communications Director. ...Read on... Halloween Decorating Contest Sign-up Form General Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Westmont Historical Essay Contest

Village of Westmont Date Issued: September 21, 2017 The Village of Westmont is coordinating an Historical Essay Contest for its 96th Anniversary celebration in November.  This year, the essay contest is open to both students and adults. &nbs...Read on... Essay Sign-up Form General Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Vote For Your Favorite Scarecrow In Downtown Westmont

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Oct, 10, 2017 The 3rd Annual Downtown Westmont Scarecrow Decorating Contest runs from October 9 through October 23. Over twenty-five decorated scarecrows are on display throughout downtown Westmont. All the scare...Read on... WESTMONT SCARECROW CONTEST VOTING General Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Dinner-Movie Event At The Police-Fire Facility Raises Funds For Special Olympics

Village of Westmont Issued: October 10, 2017 There will be a special showing of the documentary “Kelly’s Hollywood” on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6pm at the Westmont Police-Fire Facility at 500 N. Cass Avenue.  The viewing w...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Public Works Facilities Tour Oct. 14 - Village Discusses New Facility Options

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Sept. 28, 2017 The Westmont Public Works Department will host a facilities tour on Saturday, October 14.  From 9 to 11 a.m., the first part of the tour will be at their Water Division facility at 39 E. Burlington...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Richmond Education Gardens Moves Forward - Volunteers Needed

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Sept. 21, 2017 Since the official groundbreaking on Earth Day, April 22, the Richmond Education Gardens and Apiary project has been steadily moving forward.  Richmond Gardens, located just east of the Township Hi...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Fire Dept. Open House Oct. 7

Fire Dept. Open House Oct. 7 Village of Westmont Date Issued: Sept 1, 2017 The Westmont Fire Department will host an Open House on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Johanik Fire Dept. Headquarters, 6015 S. Cass Ave.  The departm...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

U.S. Olympic Luge Tryouts In Westmont A Big Success

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Sept. 18, 2017 The U.S. Olympic Luge Team returned to Westmont for the fourth time to conduct their Midwest search for future Luge Olympians.  Based on the success of this year’s tryouts, they are alrea...Read on... U.S. Luge Tryouts Photo Gallery General Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Name Our Westmont Fall Festivities Contest - Submissions Accepted Through Sept. 8

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Aug. 2, 2017 Update: Sept. 6, 2017 NOTE: Name submissions being accepted through Friday, Sept. 8 For the past several years, our community Halloween events have continued to get bigger and better. “The Trick or...Read on... Name Our Halloween Event - Click Here General Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2017

2017 Citizens Police Academy Online Sign-Up

Village of Westmont Date Issued: August 1, 2017 The 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 September...Read on... Citizens Police Academy Online Signup Form General Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Mosquito Hotline Sign-Up

Village of Westmont Date Issued: August 31, 2017 Updated: Sept. 1, 2017 The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations. At various times throughout the year, there will be various treatments applied...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Hsinchu-Westmont Sister City Signing Ceremony A Big Success

Sister City Signing Ceremony Village of Westmont Date Issued: August 16, 2017 On Monday, August 14, 7:30 p.m. Central Time, which was Tuesday, August 15, 8:30 a.m. in Taiwan, the Village of Westmont and Hsinchu County, Taiwan took part in a Sister City Signing Ceremony, which was co...Read on... Sister City Signing Ceremony Photo Gallery General Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Westmont-Taiwan Sister City Signing Ceremony At Village Hall August 14, 7:00pm

Village of Westmont Date Issued: August 11, 2017 Over the past several years, the Village of Westmont has grown its relationship with the Taiwanese community, both locally and abroad.  This relationship has brought numerous opportunities to the ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Westmont Park Named After Diane Main

Village of Westmont Date Issued: July 19, 2017 “It is our privilege to rename Twin Lakes Park in honor of Diane Main,” said Park District Executive Director Bob Fleck after the dedication ceremony held on July 4.  “...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Westmont Police Seeking Officer Candidates

Village of Westmont Updated: 2017-07-05 The Westmont, Illinois Board of Fire and Police Commissioners ss currently accepting applications for Probationary Police Officers to establish an eligibility list for full time Police Officers.  The curre...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Westmont Police Plan National Night Out Event Aug. 1 At Veterans Park

Village of Westmont Date Issued: July 5, 2017 “The National Night Out provides law enforcement with an opportunity to coordinate outreach in which Police Officers can interact with the residents they serve so to foster a strong relationship,&am...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2017

4th of July Photo Album

4th of July Fireworks

Check out these great pictures from Westmont's 4th of July Celebration!

4th of July Photo Album Link General Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Sign Up To Be On The Mosquito Hotline

Village of Westmont Date Issued: June 28, 2017 The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations. At various times throughout the year, there will be various treatments applied throughout our community...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2017

4th of July Celebration Sponsored by WestmontAutoMile

Village of Westmont Date Issued: July 3, 2017   “We are extremely fortunate to have our local car dealerships here in Westmont,” says Mayor Ron Gunter.  “We are grateful for their generous support of our com...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Village Offices Closed 4th of July and Schedule of events for Independence Day Celebration

Village of Westmont Date Issued: June 27, 2017 The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will be closed on Independence Day, July 4, 2017.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Wednesd...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Mayor Gunter Presents Key To The Village To TECO’s Steven Lin

Steven Lin Proclamation Village of Westmont Date Issued: June 23, 2017   At the Westmont Village Board Meeting on June 22, Mayor Ron Gunter presented the Key To The Village to Steven Lin from TECO-Chicago.  The Village Board also approved a proclamation honorin...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2017

Village Offices close at 11am June 22, 2017

The Westmont Village Hall and Village Department offices will close at 11:00 am on June 22, 2017 for Staff In-Service.  Normal business hours for the Village Hall and Village Departments will resume on Friday, June 23, 2017.

 

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2017

2017 Kid’s Safety Preparedness Camp

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: May 18, 2017

The Westmont Fire and Police Departments will be hosting the 2017 Kid's Safety Preparedness Camp.  There will be two camp sessions offered this year.  The sessions will be held on Tuesday, June...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Local Business Hosts Fundraisers For Sister City Program and Richmond Gardens

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 18, 2017 “I have had my business in Westmont since 1998,” said Mani Ittyavira, owner of the BP gas station at 55th Street and Wilmette. “We’ve been very successful and Westmont ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Westmont-Area Cooling Centers

Listed below are several cooling centers in our area.  Please call before you visit one of these centers to confirm availability and hours.

WESTMONT Westmont Police and Fire Department - 500 N. Cass Ave. (630) 981-6300 - Non-emergency number Mon...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

2017 Westmont Rain Barrel Program

The Westmont Public Works Department and Environmental Improvement Commission are continuing the Rain Barrel Program in 2017.  This year’s program will offer rain barrels at ½ price.

“The rain barrel program has been...

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Rain Barrel link General Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2017

2017 Adopt-A-Hydrant Program

The Village of Westmont Fire Department, Public Works Department, and Westmont First Committee will be working together to continue the Westmont Adopt-A-Hydrant Program. The goals of the program are:

SAFETY - Help the Fire Dept. by keeping hydrants snow-fr...

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Adopt A Hydrant Form General Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Public Agencies Recommend Direct Communication For Current And Accurate Information

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 18, 2017 “We’ve entered an era of communication in which each individual has the ability to directly reach a wide audience with whatever is on their mind,” said Westmont Communications Di...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Blue Ribbon Project

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 23, 2017  “Our Police Department has been doing an incredible job and we want to show them our support,” said Bruce Barker, chair of the Westmont First Committee. “In the last mo...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2017

11th Annual Westmont Lions Club Red, White & Bar-B-Q

The Westmont Lions Club will be celebrating their 11th year of the Red, White & Bar-B-Q (RWBBQ) festival this year.  “We have something different every year,” said Chris Svitak, Event Coordinator & Lions Club member. &...Read on...

Red, White and Bar-B-Q General Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2017

New Garbage Rates Begin May 1 - New Garbage Containers To Be Delivered In June

The Village of Westmont currently contracts with Waste Management to provide Residential Recycling and Waste Hauling Services. Per the Village’s recently renewed contract, rates will be adjusted effective May 1 as follows: Residential bi-monthl...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2017

EIC Recruits Volunteers To Assist With Recycling At Community Events

Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 16, 2017 The Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) has created a new initiative to recruit volunteers to assist with recycling efforts at community events.  On Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28, t...Read on... Volunteer Sign-up Link General Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Local Special Olympics Athlete And Westmont Police Featured In Cop On A Rooftop Ad Campaign

Cop On A Rooftop Special Olympics Fundraiser Village of Westmont Date Issued: May 15, 2017 “A few weeks ago, we received an email from our Global Messenger contact and learned that Erin was selected to be the face of the Cop on a Rooftop fundraiser,” said Diane Compton, who is t...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Environmental Projects Need Volunteers May 13 & 20

Village of Westmont Date Issued: March 21, 2017 During the month of May, residents will have the opportunity to roll up their sleeves, literally, and assist with two different initiatives that will help our local environment.  “We hope...Read on... Storm Drain Stenciling Volunteer Sign-up General Press Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Westmont Cop On Top May 19

Village of Westmont Published: March 22, 2017 The Westmont Police Department will, once again participate in the Dunkin’ Donuts Cop on a Rooftop event with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. This year’s event will be...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Westmont Police Open House & Auction May 13

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the Westmont Police Department will host an Open House and Auction of Unclaimed Property at their facility at 500 N. Cass Avenue.

“Our open house is a great opportunity for our community to get an inside look at their p...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Taiwanese Dance Troupe To Perform In Westmont May 7 At Westmont High School

Taiwanese Dance Troupe Westmont, Illinois Published: May 5, 2017 To celebrate Taiwanese American Heritage Week, a dance troupe from Taiwan will be performing "Splendor of Taiwan" in Westmont on May 7, 3 p.m. at Westmont High School Auditorium, 909 Oakwood Drive, West...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Richmond Education Gardens Groundbreaking

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 25, 2017 On Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, the Village of Westmont and Village of Clarendon Hills held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the Richmond Education Gardens and Apiary.  “Now tha...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Szymski, Babyar and Weibler Receive Accolades At Awards Dinner

2017 Awards Dinner Village of Westmont Issued: April 21, 2017 “On a night in which we honor so many deserving people in the community, it’s wonderful to see our Village staff and elected officials earn the praise they deserve,” said Mayor Ron ...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Westmont Community Awards - Diane Main Named Citizen of the Year

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 21, 2017 On April 20, 2017, the Westmont Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Community Awards Dinner at the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center.  The event had a record turnout wit...Read on... Westmont Community Awards Photos General Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2017

GREEN Speaker Series Big Success

The Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission’s guest speakers that have  presented at the Westmont Library, has brought out a number of residents who want to learn more about being green. “It’s great to see so m...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Westmont Police Hosts National Prescription Drug Takeback Program April 29

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The Westmont Police Department will host an unwanted and expired prescription drug disposal program on Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westmont Police Department, 500 N. Cass Avenue.  The collection will accept pills, patches, and ne...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Gifts Trees Give Us Arbor Day Student Art & Essay Contest Winners

To celebrate Westmont’s Tree City USA 21st Anniversary, the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) is proud to announce the 2017 Annual Arbor Day Student Art & Essay Contest winners. The contest was open to all K-12 students who...Read on...

Westmont EIC General Press Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2017

Westmont Schedules Branding Feedback Meeting April 18

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: April 11, 2017

“Over the past several months, we’ve been collecting information and processing data as we develop next steps,” said Westmont Communications Director Larry McIntyre.  &am...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Westmont Celebrates Arbor Day With Annual Tree Seedling Giveaway

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To celebrate Arbor Day, the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) is coordinating its annual tree seedling giveaway.  On Arbor Day, Friday, April 28, Village Forester Jon Yeater and EIC volunteers will be at the Westmont Library to ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Volleyball Fundraiser For Special Olympics Coordinated Between Village And CUSD 201

Village of Westmont Date Issued: March 22, 2017 “We were looking to create an event that brings people together in a social setting while supporting a great cause,” said Westmont Police Detective Nick Glynn, who is the School Resource...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Westmont Approves Resolution To Support Butterfly Habitat

Village of Westmont Date Issued: March 21, 2017 On March 16, the Village of Westmont adopted a resolution to support the DuPage Monarch Project, which is an organized effort to improve and increase available monarch habit.  The resolution, which...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Metra Seeks Citizen Feedback About Potential Fare Options

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: March 6, 2017

Metra recently launched an online survey to ask what its customers, former customers and prospective customers think about a variety of potential fare and ticket options, including off-peak and reverse-commute ...

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Metra Survey Link General Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Four Residents Rescued In Apartment Fire

Village of Westmont Published: February 21, 2017 On Monday, February 20 at 9:09 p.m., the Westmont Fire Department was dispatched to 52 W. 60th Street for a reported blanket on fire.   Upon the Westmont Fire Department’s arrival, they...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2017

NBC-TV’s “Chicago Fire” Comes To Westmont

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Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Jan. 30, 2017
“It was extremely exciting to have Chicago Fire come to Westmont to shoot one of their episodes,” said Westmont Fire Chief David Weiss. “As you might imagine, many of our firefig...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2017

New Village Budget Linked Directly To Strategic Plan Initiatives

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Jan. 19, 2017 “To help ensure that the initiatives of our recent Strategic Plan are being addressed, we completely restructured our annual Village Budget,” said Westmont Finance Director Spencer Parker...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Westmont Fire Department Earns Class 1 ISO Rating

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Jan. 11, 2017

“I want to thank all of our fire department personnel, and village staff who have worked long and hard to make this happen,” said Westmont Fire Chief David Weiss.  “This i...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2016

2017 Westmont Commuter Permit Parking

The 2017 Westmont Commuter Permit Parking is now available for the next quarter. Current permit holders need to renew by the 15th of the last month of the quarter. Commuters can purchase permit parking for multiple quarters if they choose.

Currently, there...

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Village of Westmont General Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2016

Shoveling Sidewalks Demonstrates Respect For Community

Village of Westmont Updated: December 5, 2016 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 fro...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2016

Fire Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Dec. 5, 2016

The Village of Westmont wishes everyone has a joyous and SAFE holiday season!  Check out these safety tips to help ensure a wonderful holiday season for everyone.

SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2016

2016 Holly Days Parade Video and Pictures

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Dec. 2, 2016

The Westmont Holly Days Frosty and Friends Parade and Small Business Saturday events were a big success!  A recording of the parade can be found on the Village of Westmont’s YouTube Channel an...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Coat Drive Starts Dec. 1

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Dec. 1, 2016

The 18th Annual Community Coat Drive coordinated by the employees of the Village of Westmont will be held Dec. 1 through Dec. 30.  Last year, 124 winter clothing items were collected and distributed ...

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General Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2016

Westmont Economic Development Continues To Move Forward

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: September 30, 2016

“We’re only a few years into our TIF district initiatives, but we’re already fielding considerable interest from developers and the business community,” said Economic Development Partnership Director...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2016

Free Yard Waste Collection In November

Village of Westmont Date Issued: September 12, 2016 Each week during the month of November, residents can put out up to two kraft paper bags of soft yard waste including grass clippings and leaves, free of charge. Yard waste is picked up on the same day a...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2016

95th Anniversary Celebration Scheduled For Nov. 10

Village of Westmont Date Issued: September 21, 2016 “This is very exciting for us,” said Mayor Ron Gunter. “This event will be the kick-off of our 5 year countdown to the Village’s 100th Anniversary Celebration. &...Read on... General Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Westmont 95th Anniversary Essay Contest

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: September 21, 2016

The Village of Westmont is coordinating a 95th Anniversary Essay Contest in which students will be asked to share their thoughts regarding what makes Westmont great - in 95 words or less.

“This wi...Read on...

Essay Contest Online Sign-up Form General Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2016

James Gunther Named Westmont's New Chief Of Police

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: October 17, 2016

At the Village Board meeting on Sept. 29, 2016, the Village of Westmont swore in James Gunther as the new Westmont Chief of Police. Gunther has been with the Westmont Police Department 1997 and served...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2016

Lions Club Hosts Circus On Sept. 23 To Celebrate VIllage's 95th Anniversary

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 20, 2016

To help celebrate the Village of Westmont’s 95th Anniversary, the Westmont Lions Club is bringing the circus to town. “Not everybody knows this, but Westmont used to have a circus in town,” said Lions Cl...Read on...

Kelly Miller Circus Website General Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2016

Here's The Buzzzz Regarding The Richmond Education Gardens & Apiary Project

Richmond Education Gardens

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: September 9, 2016

For the last few years, Clarendon Hills and the Village of Westmont have been working together on the Richmond Education Garden project. This is a unique project which will provide educational and pr...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2016

Community Branding Workshop Meeting Sept. 26

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 22, 2016

“Community branding has been identified as one of our top Strategic Plan priorities by our Implementation Committee,” said Trustee Jim Addington, who is chairing the Strategic Plan Implementation Committe...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Police Chief Mulhearn Retires After 39 Years Of Service

Chief Mulhearn Retires

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: September 1, 2016

After almost 4 decades of service with the Westmont Police Department, Police Chief Tom Mulhearn is retiring. His retirement will become official on Oct. 7, 2016.

“Tom has been a great ambassador ...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2016

Mosquito Spraying Update

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: August 17, 2016

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations. At various times throughout the year, there will be various treatments applied throughout our com...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2016

West Nile Lab Testing

The Village of Westmont contracts with Clarke Mosquito Management to help control mosquito populations. At various times throughout the year, there are various treatments applied throughout our community.

Lab testing through DuPage County Health De...Read on...

DuPage County Health Dept General Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2016

Blue Ribbon Cutting

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On August 9, 2016, several individuals gathered together to prepare blue plastic tablecloths to be used as ribbons. Residents, the Chief of Police, the Deputy Chief, and members of the Westmont Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association assisted with thi...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2016

2016 Westmont Rain Barrel Program

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This year’s program will offer rain barrels at ½ price.

“The rain barrel program has been very successful over the last few years,” said Public Works Director Mike Ramsey. “The Village will be able to subsidize approximately half the cost of the wat...Read on...

Order Form General Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2016

Twin Lakes Early Learning Center has fun with Westmont Police Department

On Thursday July 14, Chief Tom Mulhearn along with Community Service Officer Rosanne Terry and Administrative Assistant Angela Whitehead participated in the Westmont Park District's Twin Lakes Learning Center's " Water Day".

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General Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Citizens Show Support For Westmont Police Department

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“In light of the recent tragedies that have occurred involving law enforcement, a number of citizens have expressed that they want to show support for our Westmont Police Department,” said Trustee Bruce Barker, chair of the Westmont First Committee. “We ...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2016

2nd Annual Kid's Burn Camp Fundraiser

On Saturday August 6, 2016 Ty Warner Park, 700 Blackhawk Dr. is holding the 2nd annual Kids Burn Camp: I AM ME charity event from 11am-3pm. This event is sponsored by the Westmont Fire Department, Westmont Lions Club, and AAMN (American Assembly of Nursin...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2016

Westmont Cooling Centers

The Village of Westmont encourages residents to be prepared for excessive heat during the summer months. Please stay safe. Listed below are several cooling centers in our area:

WESTMONT
Westmont Police and Fire Department - 500 N. Cass Ave.(630) 9...Read on...

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Posted on: July 22, 2016

WHS Athlete Honored At Village Board Meeting

WHS Athlete Honored

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 22, 2016

At the July 21, 2016 Board Meeting, Westmont High School athlete Annie Carlson was honored by Mayor Ron Gunter and the Village Board for her amazing accomplishments during her four years at Westmont High ...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2016

Babyar Receives Customer Service Award

Babyar Receives Customer Service Award

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 22, 2016

On July 21, 2016 the Village of Westmont recognized Jenny Babyar with a Customer Service Award. This award is given throughout the year to employees who are recognized for their exceptional customer servi...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Westmont-Taiwanese Sister City Program Moves Forward

Sister City Program

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 21, 2016

At the July 21 Administration Committee Meeting, the Village Board gave direction to move ahead with the development of a Westmont-Taiwanese Sister City program with the intention of selecting a Sister Ci...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2016

Grember Honored For 35 Years Of Service On Police Pension Board

Grember Honored For Service

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 19, 2016

Westmont resident Craig Grember was recently recognized by the Village of Westmont for his 35 years of service to the community on the Police Pension Board. Grember was appointed to the board in 1980, wa...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2016

Radtke Promoted To Sergeant

Sgt. Radtke Swearing In Ceremony

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 18, 2016

At a recent Village Board meeting, Tim Radtke was promoted to the position of Sergeant with the Westmont Police Department. Radtke started with the department in 1998. Over the years, Tim has served in ...Read on...

Swearing In Ceremony Photo Gallery General Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2016

Gunter Retires From Park District After 40 Years Of Service

Ron Gunter Dedication

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 18, 2016

Longtime Director Ron Gunter recently retired from the Westmont Park District after four decades of service to the community. Gunter, who became Mayor of Westmont in 2013, will serve as a transition advi...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions About Lead In Drinking Water

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 15, 2016

Does the Village test the drinking water for lead? Yes. In accordance with IEPA rules, the Village began testing for lead with 60 samples sites located throughout the Village in 1992. Since measured lead ...Read on...

Water Quality Report General Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2016

2016 Taste of Westmont and Street Fair Survey

Westmont Special Events Corporation (WSEC) is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization that has the mission of coordinating and assisting with community events. While the Taste of Westmont and Westmont Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair have been e...Read on...

WSEC Survey General Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2016

Electronics Recycling Program Continues

Downers Grove Township continues their Electronics Recycling Program on the third Saturday of each month, 8 a.m to Noon at their Highway Department Facility at 318 E. Quincy Street in Westmont. There are a few program changes including a charge for TVs. T...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Blues Legends Waters and Clearwater Display at Village Hall

Waters Clearwater Display

The Village of Westmont has created a unique display honoring two Blues Hall of Fame legends - Eddy Clearwater and Muddy Waters. The exhibit is now on display at Village Hall, 31 W. Quincy Street, 2nd floor. There are more than 20 items on display includ...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2016

Flagg Creek Encourages Fat-Free Sewers

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: June 6, 2016

Did you know that fats, oils, and grease (FOG) are the leading causes of residential and business sewer backups? It is estimated that 1 ounce of fat down your drain per day results in 23 pounds of fat in ...Read on...

Flagg Creek Website General Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2016

2016 Westmont Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair Off To A Great Start

2016 Cruisin' Nights

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: June 3, 2016

Westmont Special Events’ Westmont Cruisin’ Nights and Street Fair got off to a great start this year with about 250 cars and 2500 people in attendance. This year’s event promises to be bigger and better t...Read on...

Cruisin' Nights Photo Gallery General Press Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Westmont Police COP ON TOP Fundraiser

COP ON TOP

The Westmont Police Department took part in the DUNKIN’ DONUTS COP ON TOP fundraising event Friday, May 20, from 6 a.m. to Noon by standing on top of the 2 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Westmont. The annual fundraiser raised $3,107.00 for Illinois Special O...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2016

Volunteers Make Storm Drain Education Project A Big Success

Storm drain education project

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 17, 2016

“We want to thank all of the volunteers who came out and participated in this event,” said Westmont First Volunteer Jim Wright, who was the driving force behind the project. “This is exactly the type of t...Read on...

General Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2016

Former Westmont Police Officer Jim Farley Honored

Jim Farley Way Dedication

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 16, 2016

At their May 12 meeting, the Westmont Village Board unanimously approved the honorary street dedication of Jim Farley Way on Park Street, south of 55th Street. The dedication was in honor of former Westmo...Read on...

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