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Halloween Trick or Treat

10/7/2020

The Downtown Businesses will have their 2nd Annual Trick or Treat event on Oct. 31 from 9AM to noon.  Townwide Trick or Treat times are set for 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  PLEASE, only visit houses with...

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Leaf Pickup

10/7/2020

Leaf pickup will begin on Monday, October 12th.  Weather permitting, the guys will be out Monday's and Thursday's each week to pick up leaves.  PLEASE NO STICKS OR GRASS IN THE LEAVES. Brush...

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Hydrant Flushing

9/15/2020

HYDRANT FLUSHING will be done September 22-24. Slight water discoloration may occur.  Your water will still be safe to drink, but we recommend you don't wash 'white' loads of laundry due to...

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Free COVID-19 Screening

9/2/2020

On September 21 from 11 AM to 1 PM, Aunt Martha's Health and Wellness will have a van parked at 102 S 1st Ave (in front of the PPO Building) and will be performing FREE COVID-19 testing (no...

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Leash your Critters!

8/20/2020

Reminder, per Village Code 5-3-4 ANY animal that LEAVES the premisis of its owner MUST be on a leash.  Be it a dog, cat, rabbit, or turtle. We have received many complaints regarding roaming...

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Thank You Fischer Excavating

8/13/2020

We would like to send a special thank you to Fischer Excavating for opening Highway 26, and for taking the rest of the afternoon to haul debris on Monday after the storm. Things are...

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Village Board Meeting Cancelled

8/13/2020

Our Village Board Meeting scheduled for August 17th will be cancelled. It is tentatively rescheduled to August 24th, which is the following Monday.

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Food Safety During Power Outages

8/12/2020

Below is information from the Ogle County Health Department:

For those jurisdictions that are without power for days, you may want to think about how to dispose of the food in their...

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Food Safety During Power Outages

8/12/2020

Below is information from the Ogle County Health Department:

For those jurisdictions that are without power for days, you may want to think about how to dispose of the food in their...

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Village Hall Electricity

8/11/2020

The Village Hall has no phones or electricity at this time.

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Happy 4th of July!!

6/30/2020

Village Hall will be closed on Friday, July 3rd for the Holiday Weekend.  If you have a water/sewer emergency, please leave a voicemail at 815-275-5528 and the on duty employee will return your...

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Water Main Replacement Project

5/20/2020

Our Water Main Replacement project will be starting soon.  Per IEPA guidelines, we must post notice to the Village Residents.  To read the notice on the Village website, you will find it under the...

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Illinois continued shutdown...

4/24/2020

Bear with me, this may be lengthy. I am sure most of you are aware the shutdown for Illinois is being extended until May 31, 2020. A hot topic from yesterdays press conference is the wearing of...

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CARES Act for Small Businesses

4/1/2020

CARES Act summary

My link was bad - my apologies.  This should work to link you to the summary of the small business loan/grant monies available.

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Village Board Meetings are MOVING to a NEW location!

2/27/2020

REMINDER:  Beginning March 2, 2020 the Village Board Meetings will be held at the Community Room of the Forreston Public Library.  We hope the public will appreicate the accessbility, seating, a...

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