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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...
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Westmont Fire Department Celebrates 95th Anniversary

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 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...
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...
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...
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...
Posted on: July 25, 2018

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

Westmont, IllinoisDate Issued: July 25, 2018

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

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 10, 2018

Solar Power For Your Home Presentation at Westmont Library on Sept. 19

Westmont, Illinois Date Issued: Sept. 6, 2018 Paige Fitton, a member of the Illinois Solar Energy Association, will be giving a presentation about solar hot water and solar electricity options for your home on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 7 p.m. un...Read on...
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 th...Read on...
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...
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
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Chicago Prostate Cancer Center 5K Sept 9

Westmont, Illinois

Date Issued: August 27, 2018

The Chicago Prostate Cancer Center will hold the 8th annual Run & Walk for Prostate Cancer Awareness on Sunday, September 9 at 8 a.m. with a 5K run and 3K walk. Race day registration opens at 7 a.m. The ...

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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: 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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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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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...
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...

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...

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...
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...
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

Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Posted on: May 9, 2018

U.S. Olympic Luge Tryouts Return to Westmont

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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...

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...

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
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...

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. 

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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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

Posted on: May 8, 2018

House Fire in Westmont

Village of Westmont

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

Upcycle Rain Barrel Order Form
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Westmont Citizen of the Year Nominations

Village of Westmont Date Issued: December 26, 2017 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 ...Read on...
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...

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...

Posted on: February 9, 2018

Westmont Winter Snowstorm Operations Continue

Snow Plow

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

Posted on: January 31, 2018

Apartment Building Fire in Westmont - 18 Units Displaced

Village of WestmontDate Issued: January 31, 2018Updated: 12:35 p.m.At 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday, January 31, the Westmont Fire Department was dispatched to 6703 S. Park Lane in the Westmont Village Apartments for an activated fire alarm. Several 911 calls ...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2018

Apartment Building Fire in Westmont - 12 Units Displaced

Village of WestmontDate: January 27, 2018

At 9:46 a.m. on Saturday, January 27, the Westmont Fire Department received numerous 911 calls reporting a fire in an apartment building located at 73 Piers Drive in Westmont. Upon arrival, fire department compani...

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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...
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...

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...
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...
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...

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...
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Village of Westmont Service Awards

Village of Westmont
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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
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
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
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...
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...
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...
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Free Pet Health Fair Oct. 7

Village of Westmont Date Issued: Sept. 28, 2017 On Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10am-2pm, the Westmont Police Department is partnering with and supporting Real Estate to the Rescue and Lost Dogs Illinois to help pet owners. The event open to Westmont r...Read on...
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
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
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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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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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...
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.

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Rain Barrel link
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:

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Adopt A Hydrant Form
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...
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...
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
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...
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
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...
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
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...
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.

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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...
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...
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...
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
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Richmond Education Gardens Groundbreaking On Earth Day April 22

Village of Westmont Date Issued: April 20, 2017 The Village of Westmont and the Village of Clarendon Hills invites the entire community to the groundbreaking event for the Richmond Education Gardens & Apiary on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. ...Read on...
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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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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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
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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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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Tree Seedling Sign up form
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...
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...
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Village Assists Westmont Schools With Lead In Water Testing

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: March 8, 2017

The Village of Westmont Public Works Department will be assisting Community Unit School District 201 with the testing of their water supply for lead beginning March 25, 2017. Testing will be performed at multip...

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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
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Westmont Public Works Launches Student Model Water Tower Competition

Mike Ramsey, Director of Westmont Public Works, is challenging Westmont Jr. High and Westview Jr. High School students to put their thinking caps on. The first ever Model Water Tower Competition will be held  March 18, 2017 at Westmont Jr. High. ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

2017 Spring Citizens Fire Academy Sign-Up

The Westmont Fire Department is currently registering for the 2017 Spring Citizens Fire Academy.  The Citizens Fire Academy will meet Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. for six weeks from March 9 through Graduation Day, Wednesday, April 12....

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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...
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...
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...
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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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Winter Weather Safety Information

Village of Westmont

Published: December 15, 2016

To assist residents with information regarding severe weather planning, please use the Village of Westmont’s Severe Weather Safety information page on the Village Website - www.westmont.illinois.gov...

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Severe Weather Info
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
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...
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

* Mak...

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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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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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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...

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...
Posted on: November 23, 2016

2016 Holly Days Festival and Parade Nov. 26

Village of Westmont

Date Issued: Nov. 23, 2016

The Holly Days Festival Committee is expecting its biggest turnout ever this Saturday, Nov. 26 in downtown Westmont.  “Our pre-festival events were very well attended,” said Steve G...

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Small Business Saturday
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...
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
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...

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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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
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...

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
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".

The afternoon s...Read on...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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
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...

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
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
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...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Adopt-A-Hydrant Program Returns

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-...Read on...

Adopt a Hydrant Form
Posted on: June 28, 2016

Westmont Public Works finishes LED light replacement project

Over the last two years, the Village of Westmont’s Public Works Department completed the the change out of all the lights in the downtown area to LED, high-efficient lights. Westmont received a $50,000 grant that is 50% reimbursed to replace the pedestria...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Village of Westmont Mosquito Spraying Update

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.

Tonight, Monday June 27, Clarke will spray...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Westmont Releases 2015 Water Quality Report

The Village of Westmont recently released its annual water quality report. This report summarizes the quality of the water provided to the Village of Westmont last year (2015). Included are details regarding where your water comes from, what it contains,...Read on...

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...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Local Artists Needed For Westmont Historical Mural Project

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 9, 2016

“The 100th Anniversary Committee was created to build some momentum starting with our 95th Anniversary Celebration this year and then plan annual events leading up to our Platinum Anniversary in 2021,” said...Read on...

Artist Sign-Up Form
Posted on: May 6, 2016

2016 Kids Safety Preparedness Camp

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 6, 2016

In 2016, there will be two sessions of the Kids Safety Preparedness Camp. The first session will be held June 16 & 17, and the second session will be August 3 & 4. Camps will be from 9:00 a.m. to ...Read on...

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
Posted on: June 6, 2016

Westmont Approves Coal Tar Ban For Village Projects

The Village of Westmont recently adopted an internal policy to make sure that no coal tar products are used for village municipal work projects. Coal tar is a product that can be used as a sealant for asphalt pavement. “We want to thank our Environmenta...Read on...

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
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...

Posted on: May 3, 2016

Red, White & Bar-B-Q Celebrating 10th Anniversary in 2016

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 3, 2016

The Westmont Lions Club will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Red, White & Bar-B-Q (RWBBQ) festival in 2016. “This is going to be a very special year,” said Chris Svitak, Event Coordinator...Read on...

Lion's Club Red White & Bar-B-Q Website
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...

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...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Chris Svitak Named Citizen of the Year at Annual Westmont Awards Dinner

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: April 27, 2016

At the 2016 Westmont Awards Dinner, hosted by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce, Chris Svitak was named the 2015 Westmont Citizen of the Year. The award is presented annually to a Westmont citizen who ha...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Blues Hall of Fame Inductee Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater Returns To Westmont

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: April 27, 2016

Many people know that blues legend Muddy Waters called Westmont home for most of the 70’s. But now Westmont can lay claim to TWO blues hall of fame inductees as Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater will join the...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

Electronics Recycling Program Continues

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 12, 2016

Downers Grove Township continues their Electronics Recycling Program on Saturdays 8 a.m to Noon at their Highway Department Facility at 318 E. Quincy Street in Westmont. There are a few program changes in...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

FBI & DEA Debut Heroin Epidemic Video In Westmont

Chasing The Dragon Video

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: April 21, 2016

The FBI, DEA, and Village of Westmont recently teamed up to debut the release of a new educational video titled “Chasing the Dragon” at Westmont High School. The film depicts the tragedies associated wi...Read on...

Link to "Chasing the Dragon" Heroin Video
Posted on: March 11, 2016

Volunteers Needed For Storm Drain Stenciling & River Sweep Cleanup

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 11, 2016

“These two initiatives are great opportunities for our residents to get involved with projects that will help our local environment,” says Village Trustee Harold Barry III, who is the board liaison to th...Read on...

Storm Drain Stenciling Volunteer Sign-up
Posted on: March 21, 2016

Westmont Arbor Day Art & Essay Contest

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 21, 2016

To celebrate Westmont’s Tree City USA 20th Anniversary, the Westmont Environmental Improvement Commission (EIC) recently coordinated an Arbor Day Student Art & Essay Contest. The contest was open to ...Read on...

EIC Webpage
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Westmont Police Department Recognized For Supporting Special Olympics

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 15, 2016

“The Westmont Police Department is proud to support Special Olympics Illinois,” says Sgt. Brian Gruen, who coordinates fundraisers on behalf of Special Olympics. “Each year, our contributions to Special...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Finance Department Earns GFOA Award

Spencer Parker and Trustee Marie Johanik-Guzzo

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 18, 2016

At the March 17 Village Board meeting, Trustee Marie Johanik-Guzzo thanked Finance Director Spencer Parker and the entire Finance Department for their excellent work. The Westmont Finance Department rece...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2016

SEASPAR Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Susan Friend of SEASPAR and Mayor Gunter

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 17, 2016

Mayor Ron Gunter and the Westmont Village Board recently presented a Proclamation to the SEASPAR organization in honor of their recent 40th Anniversary. SEASPAR Executive Director Susan Friend accepted t...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Westmont Stormwater Management Program Updates

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 14, 2016

In April of 2015, Westmont voters approved a unique sales tax referendum that ensured a dedicated revenue stream for stormwater and related infrastructure projects in Westmont. Westmont was the first co...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Sign Up For Village of Westmont Social Media

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 11, 2016

“The Village of Westmont has had regular posts on social media for several years now,” says Village of Westmont Communications Director Larry McIntyre, “but now we’re planning to step up our publishing o...Read on...

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Ed Jenkins Honored For 45 Years Of Service Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Ed Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: March 3, 2016

At the Westmont Village Board meeting on March 3, 2016, the Village of Westmont recognized Ed Jenkins for 45 years of service as an Emergency Management Agency (EMA) volunteer in the community. “We can n...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

2016 Brush Pick-Up & Yard Waste Programs Begin In April

Village of Westmont Date Issued: February 26, 2016 Waste Management will begin their weekly brush pick-up and yard waste collection for single-family homes starting the week of April 4 and ending at December 9th. Following are details regarding both prog...Read on...
Posted on: January 16, 2016

Lions Club Celebrates 80th Anniversary - Historical Display at Village Hall

Lions Club Display

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Jan. 16, 2016Updated: Feb. 25, 2016

The Village of Westmont has created an historical display at the Village Hall, 31 W. Quincy Street, in honor of the Westmont Lions Club's 80th Anniversary. More than 40 items have...Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2016

Village Approves Strategic Plan

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Jan. 16, 2016

At their Jan. 7 meeting, the Village Board approved the new Strategic Plan. “This is the culmination of over six months of work that involved representation from throughout our community,” says Mayor Ron...Read on...

Westmont Strategic Plan For 2021
Posted on: December 23, 2015

Make Your Family’s Safety A Priority - Sign Up For SMART911 Today

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Dec. 23, 2015

As the new year draws near, DuPage County officials are asking residents to make your family’s safety a priority and sign up for Smart911 TODAY. Smart911 is a free, confidential service that allows users...Read on...

SMART911 Website
Posted on: December 23, 2015

Residents Encouraged To Reduce Use Of Road Salt

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Dec. 23, 2015

DuPage County residents are encouraged to reduce the use of road salt this winter in an effort to decrease chloride concentrations in the County’s waterways. According to a 2012 report from the Illinois S...Read on...

DuPage Stormwwater Management Page
Posted on: December 9, 2015

Police Dept. Reminds Citizens - If You See Something, Say Something

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Dec. 9, 2015

During the holiday season and at all times, the Police Dept. encourages citizens to report suspicious behavior, IMMEDIATELY. If you see something out of the ordinary, or an actual crime in progress - DO N...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

Shoveling Sidewalks Demonstrates Respect For Community

Village of Westmont
Updated: December 19, 2015

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...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Taiwanese Police Officials Visit Westmont

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Nov. 16, 2015

Several police officials from Taiwan recently visited the Westmont Police Department to meet with members of the force and Village Staff. “We are honored to host delegates from Taiwan and show them our P...Read on...

Photo Gallery
Posted on: October 30, 2015

Lions Club Announces Peace Poster Finalists

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Oct. 30, 2015

At the Oct. 29, 2015 Village Board meeting, the Westmont Lions Club recognized the three finalists in their Peace Poster Contest. The contest targeted Middle School and Jr. High aged students and asked t...Read on...

Peace Poster Photo Gallery
Posted on: October 13, 2015

Citizens Encouraged To Sign Up For SMART 9-1-1

HOW DOES THIS HELP?Better informed 9-1-1 responders are better equipped to help citizens in emergency situations. With SMART 9-1-1, Police, Fire and Ambulance personnel are aware of critical information that might make the difference in saving lives....Read on...

Smart 9-1-1 Signup
Posted on: September 16, 2015

Pumpkin Smashing Competition To Promote Composting & Halloween Events

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 16, 2015

“The EIC is being creative in developing as many recycling opportunities as we can to the residents of Westmont,” says Environmental Improvement Commission Secretary Mary Gabryel. “We want to thank The ...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2015

2015 Halloween Events & Safety

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Oct. 6, 2015

October is packed full of fun Halloween Happenings in Westmont! The Village of Westmont encourages everyone to have a fun & safe Halloween. Below are some Halloween safety tips as well as calendar da...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2015

100 Club of DuPage Honors Westmont Fire Dept. Lt. Josh Turen

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Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Oct. 6, 2015

The 100 Club of DuPage County recently announced that they will be presenting Westmont Fire Department Lt. Josh Turen with their Award of Valor at their 33rd Annual Dinner and Awards Night later this month...Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2015

Westmont Constructs First Pervious Concrete Street In Illinois

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 25, 2015

“This project demonstrates our community’s commitment to addressing stormwater management concerns while maintaining an environmental-friendly approach,” says Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter. “It’s exciting t...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Stormwater Management Program Updates

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 16, 2015

The Village of Westmont recently approved Phase I work, which includes preliminary engineering design services, for two separate Stormwater Management Program initiatives. One project is in regard to th...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2015

Village Staff Creates Pet Calendar To Promote Pet Adoption & Awareness

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 8, 2015

“We wanted to do something that promotes pet adoption that would be fun for our staff as well,” says Rosanne Terry, Village of Westmont Community Service Office and Animal Control Liaison. “It’s importan...Read on...

2016 Westmont People & Their Pets Calendar
Posted on: September 9, 2015

Village Honors Retirees

Retirees

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 9, 2015

The Village of Westmont recently honored three long-time staff members who retired from service. Mayor Ron Gunter presented retirement plaques to Larry Fossi, Bob Vath, and Jill Ann Peterson and thanked ...Read on...

Retirement Photo Album
Posted on: September 9, 2015

Village Earns Perfect IMAP Safety Score

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 9, 2015

Village Safety and Loss Control Coordinator Mike Chorney recently presented the annual IRMA IMAP report to the Village Board. IRMA, Intergovernmental Risk Management Association, is the self-insurance po...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2015

Fall & Winter Stormwater Management Practices

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Sept. 2, 2015

DuPage County has published a variety of stormwater management practice information on their website. Please visit their webpage to learn more about stormwater management - www.dupageco.org/swm/. Follow...Read on...

DuPage County Stormwater Management Webpage
Posted on: August 24, 2015

Back To School Safety Tips

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: August 24, 2015

This week, Westmont schools are back in session and the Westmont Police and Fire Departments want to make sure that our students arrive to school and home safely. Here are some safety tips for both kid...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2015

Westmont Public Works Earns International Award

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: August 31, 2015

The Westmont Public Works Department recently received confirmation that they will be presented with the 2015 Gimmicks and Gadgets Award at the annual Water Infrastructure Conference on October 14 in Be...Read on...

Posted on: August 14, 2015

Kids Safety Camp Has A Great Summer

Kids Safety Camp

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: August 14, 2015

“For many years, Fire-Medic Robert Ratcliff did an excellent job with our Kids Safety Camp,” says Westmont Fire Chief Dave Weiss, “and this year the program was passed on to Fire-Medic John McIntosh and...Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2015

Village Discusses Video Gaming Code

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: August 6, 2015

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, the Village of Westmont invited all community liquor license holders to a meeting regarding video gaming.

“Our goal was to discuss a possible text amendment to the Village ...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2015

Village Forester Stresses Importance Of Watering New Plantings During Dry Spells

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: August 7, 2015

“Even though we had a record amount of rain in June, the past 30 days have been extremely dry,” says Village Forester Jon Yeater. “We strongly encourage residents to water new plantings once a week, rai...Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Free Weekly Large Item Garbage Pick-Up

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 27, 2015

Per the Village of Westmont contract with Waste Management, residents are allowed to put out one large item with their weekly garbage pick-up at no charge. Examples of large items that are acceptable in ...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Village Continues Strategic Plan Process

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: August 5, 2015

For the past several months, the Village of Westmont has been working on the development of the community’s Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan will express the Village’s mission, its vision for the futu...Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Teen Camp Olympics Comes To Westmont

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 27, 2015

More than 600 kids visited Ty Warner Park in Westmont on Wednesday, July 22 to participate in the Illinois Park and Recreation Association’s Teen Camp Olympics. “It was truly exciting to have this many ki...Read on...

Teen Camp Olympics Event Photos
Posted on: July 23, 2015

Construction Underway For New Mariano’s In Westmont

Posted - July 23, 2015
Westmont Illinois

The Westmont Economic Development Partnership (WEDP) is pleased to announce that the ground-breaking for the new Mariano’s in Westmont on West 63rd Street will commence July 2015. “This is very exciting for Wes...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2015

Taiwanese Folk Sports Troupe Visit A Big Success

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 22, 2015

On Monday, July 20, more than 200 guests from Westmont and surrounding communities attended the Taiwanese Folk Sports Troupe visit and performance at the Westmont Park District Community Center. The Vill...Read on...

Village of Westmont Photo Gallery
Posted on: July 14, 2015

2015 Fall MFT Street Resurfacing Project

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 14, 2015

In 2014, the Village approved a street resurfacing plan that will ultimately invest more than $8 million in community road repairs over a 3-year period. The Village is currently in year two of this proje...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2015

Mosquito Spraying Update

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 21, 2015

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 commun...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2015

Fire Dept. Bike Patrol Helps Keep Community Events Safe

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 15, 2015

“As we discussed our operations during community events such as the Taste of Westmont and the Westmont Street Fair, we decided to institute a bike patrol program,” says Fire Chief Dave Weiss. “When an em...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2015

Taiwanese Folk Sports Troupe Comes To Westmont July 20

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 13, 2015

On Monday, July 20, a Taiwanese Folk Sports Troupe will visit Westmont and have two free presentations for the general public at the Westmont Park District Community Center, 75 E. Richmond Street. The fi...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2015

Muddy Waters Tribute & 100th Birthday Celebration

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: July 13, 2015

On Sunday, July 12, there was a Muddy Waters Tribute and 100th Birthday Celebration on the closing night of the 2015 Taste of Westmont. Over 5000 people attended the Sunday event throughout the course of...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Fire At Mayslake Village Senior Citizens Complex

Village of Westmont
Published: June 29, 2015

On Sunday, June 28, 2015, about 4:45 p.m., the Westmont Fire Department was dispatched for an activated fire alarm at Mayslake Village, 1727 35th Street in Westmont. Upon arrival, it was verified that there...Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Water Sprinkling Restrictions May 15 to Sept. 15

Village of Westmont
Issued: May 28, 2015

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. Sprinkling ...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Village Board Honors Outgoing Trustees & Swears In New Officials

Village of Westmont
Issued: May 14, 2015

At their May 14, 2015 meeting, the Village Board swore in their newly elected officials while honoring their outgoing trustees. “I want to personally thank Trustees Senicka and Scott for all they have done fo...Read on...

2015 Village Board Transition Meeting Photo Album
Posted on: May 8, 2015

Westmont Public Works Announces 2015 Projects

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 8, 2015

“Each year, the Village of Westmont budgets for various infrastructure improvement projects based on needs and available resources,” says Acting Public Works Director Mike Ramsey. “In recent years, the Vil...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2015

Police Dept. Reminds Citizens - See It, Report It

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 5, 2015

At all times, the Police Dept. encourages citizens to report suspicious behavior. If you see something out of the ordinary, or an actual crime in progress - DO NOT HESITATE - Call 9-1-1 immediately.

“W...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Taiwanese Dance Troupe International Tour Comes To Chicago

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: April 27, 2014

To celebrate Taiwanese American Heritage Week, the Taiwanese dance troupe of the College of Indigenous Studies at National Dong Hwa University will be performing in the Chicago area as part of their inte...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Fire Dept. Promotions - Steven Riley Named New Deputy Chief

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: May 1, 2015

At the April 30, 2015 Village Board Meeting, there were several promotions announced for the Westmont Fire Department. “This is part of our on-going succession program in which we make sure we plan for the...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Stormwater-Infrastructure Sales Tax Update

Village of Westmont
Published: April 20, 2015

“On April 7, Westmont voters approved the Westmont Stormwater-Infrastructure Sales Tax Referendum,” says Mayor Ron Gunter. “Again, I’d like to reiterate that this entire process was initiated by concerne...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2015

Fire Chief David Weiss Earns CFO Designation

Village of Westmont
Published: April 8, 2015

On February 10, 2015, 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 certi...Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Annual Community Awards Dinner

Village of Westmont
Published: 2015-03-26Updated: 2015-04-06

On Thursday, March 25, the Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau hosted the annual Westmont Community Awards Dinner to recognize area citizens and businesses who have demonstrate...Read on...

Village of Westmont Facebook Page
Posted on: March 23, 2015

Inside Westmont Videos Feature Stormwater Referendum And Illinois Reads Program

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Mar. 23, 2015

The Village has produced two new episodes of the Inside Westmont community video program. One episode features Trustee James Addington regarding the topic of the upcoming Stormwater Referendum, and the se...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2014

Westmont Looking For Blockheads

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Dec. 23, 2014

The Westmont First Committee is looking to recruit BLOCKHEADS. “We know that the title of ‘Blockhead’ might not typically be a sought after position,” jokes Westmont First Chair Bruce Barker, “but we wan...Read on...

Blockhead Program Sign-up Form
Posted on: January 16, 2015

Shoveling Sidewalks Demonstrates Respect For Community

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: January 16, 2015

The Village of Westmont strongly 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 sh...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Community Coat Drive Has Record Year

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Jan. 22, 2015

The employees of the Village of Westmont want to thank everyone who participated in this year’s coat drive. “We are so thankful for the community’s generosity,” stated Patti Mielcarski. “We could not ha...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2015

Building Permits & Inspections

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Jan. 6, 2015

With the beginning of the new year, many people begin planning home remodeling projects. The Village of Westmont reminds everyone that most remodeling and construction projects require permits. The permi...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2014

New Years Eve Safety Tips

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Dec. 30, 2014

The Village of Westmont hopes everyone has a fun and SAFE New Year’s Celebration. Following are some safety tips to keep in mind:

DRINKING* Be sure to monitor your alcohol consumption. A celebration...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2014

Westmont Adopt-A-Hydrant Program

Village of Westmont
Published: Oct. 16, 2014

The Village of Westmont Fire Department, Public Works Department, and Westmont First Committee have created the new Westmont Adopt-A-Hydrant Program. The Adopt-A-Hydrant Program is part of the Westmont Fir...Read on...

Westmont Adopt-A-Hydrant Signup Form
Posted on: December 16, 2014

2014 Street Resurfacing and Water Main Project Update

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Dec. 16, 2014

Year one of a three-year street resurfacing program recently concluded for this construction season. This past May, the Village embarked on its most ambitious street resurfacing program in the history of...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2014

Stephen May Approved As New Village Manager

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Nov. 14, 2014

On November 13, 2014, the Westmont Village Board approved Stephen May as the new Village Manager of Westmont. May had been serving as the Acting Village Manager since the retirement of former Manager Ron...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Coyote & Wildlife Awareness

Village of Westmont
Issued: October 28, 2014

Communities throughout the Chicagoland area, including the Village of Westmont, have seen an increase in the coyote population. Interactions with wildlife, including coyotes, are not uncommon. The Village o...Read on...

Westmont Wildlife & Coyote Awareness Webpage
Posted on: October 13, 2014

Park District Receives $2.4 Million Grant

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: Oct. 13, 2014

The Westmont Park District recently received official notice that they are the recipients of a Department of Natural Resource’s PARC Grant for more than $2.4 Million. The grant will be used to create a m...Read on...