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Posted on: December 14, 2018

2018 Holiday Decoration Contest Winners

BC Decor Contest Winners 2018

The Beautification Commission congratulates the winners of the 34th Annual Holiday Decoration Contest.

EAST NORTH1st—714 N Sleepy Hollow Ln.2nd—725 Dexter Ave.3rd—706 Hudson Ave.

EAST CENTRAL1st—630 Mendota Ln.2nd—607 Fenton Ave.3rd—421 Kingston Dr.

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Doc Watson’s Smokehouse Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Ribbon Cutting

Doc Watson's Ribbon Cutting

They’ve been cooking in town for a year now, but it was just today that Doc Watson's Smokehouse officially cut the ribbon on their storefront at 444 Weber Road. They specialize in Central Texas style BBQ using the low and slow method to cook the meat, whi...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Set to Break Ground

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As more and more people travel to Romeoville, be it for college graduations, sports tournaments, or business related travel, the demand for overnight accommodations rises. The new Holiday Inn Express and Suites is looking to address that need. Ground will...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Weber Road and Route 53 Corridor Continues to See More Business Development

Dog Haus Joes Newsflash

Progress continues for two new commercial developments in Romeoville: the Dog Haus restaurant and Joe’s Beverage Warehouse liquor store. Concept plans for Dog Haus were reviewed at the last board meeting and recommendations were made to the comp...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: July 18, 2018

New Romeoville Animal Control Shelter Opens

Animal Shelter

The lost animals of Romeoville now have a little more space to roam with the opening of the new animal control shelter on Anderson Drive. The new facility has nine kennels, two of which are larger to accommodate bigger breeds. All kennels have individual ...

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Community Development Department

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Romeoville Receives 4th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Village of Romeoville is once again the recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2017 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Romeoville Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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Romeoville has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended 2016. T...

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Economic Development Awards
Posted on: June 22, 2016

ROMEOVILLE RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

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February 2016 - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has, once again, been awarded to the Village of Romeoville. The award was given by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) to the Village of Romeoville for th...Read on...

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

2015 EDIE AWARD WINNER

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The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has recognized Romeoville's Magid Glove and Safety for the 2015 award for economic development and job creation.
"This is the third time that a Romeoville project has received this award. We are honored that business...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

ROMEOVILLE ACCEPTS 2014 AWARD FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN ILLINOIS

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On June 26, 2014, Mayor Noak and representatives from Peacock Engineering accepted the 2014 Edie Award given by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes significant economic development projects that included the Peacock Engineering expansio...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

2009 EDIE AWARD

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Kimberly-Clark received the 2009 Edie Award by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Economic Development Association for their 750,000-square-foot distribution center in the ProLogis Park 55 Development in Romeoville.

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

GOLD MEDAL WINNER

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The Village of Romeoville Wins Gold Medal as Highest Performing Economic Development Organization for Communities 25,001 to 100,000 in Population in 2012/2013. The Village of Romeoville has been named the gold winner in the High Performance Economic Devel...Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Doc Watson’s Smokehouse Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Ribbon Cutting

Doc Watson's Ribbon Cutting

They’ve been cooking in town for a year now, but it was just on Nov. 28th that Doc Watson's Smokehouse officially cut the ribbon on their storefront at 444 Weber Road. They specialize in Central Texas style BBQ using the low and slow method to cook the me...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Romeoville Gives Final Approval to Dog Haus

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Dog Haus, the gourmet hot dog, sausage, and hamburger restaurant that is slated to be built on the corner of Weber Rd. and Renwick Rd. had their final building plans approved by the Village Board.

“We are looking forward to closing out the development of t...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Checkers Holds Ribbon Cutting

Checkers News Flash

The newest restaurant on Romeoville’s portion of Rte 53 celebrated their official ribbon cutting on Mon., 10/22.  Checkers, located at 651 N. Independence Blvd. (next to Jiffy Lube), is known for their burgers, fries, and milkshakes and is primar...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: October 20, 2018

Pizza Hut Coming to Weber Road

Pizza Hut Newsflash

Pizza Hut is aiming to open the doors of a Romeoville location by mid-December. The delivery and carry-out restaurant will be located in the storefront at 291 S. Weber Rd, next to the AT&T and in the same shopping center as Pop’s Italian Beef and Hair...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Officials Celebrate New Pace Service from Chicago to Lewis University

Pace News Flash

Officials from Pace Bus, Lewis University, Romeoville, and Will County gathered on October 2nd to celebrate the launch of Pace’s new service, Route 754 Lewis University - CTA Blue Line Clinton Station. Designed to accommodate Lewis University students and...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Reza’s Auto Care Center to be Officially Welcomed to Town

Reza News Flash

Reza’s Auto Care Center will be officially welcomed to Romeoville on Friday, October 12 at 10 a.m. Located at 1255 Normantown Rd, right between Popeye’s and White Castle, they specialize in car washes, oil changes, and detailing work. While the building i...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: October 4, 2018

D.R. Horton Finishing Buildout of Romeoville Subdivision

Horton News Flash

Homebuilder D.R. Horton will be completing construction of the remaining 71 lots in the Renwick Place subdivision, which is near I-55. To celebrate the occasion, they are holding a ribbon cutting at their model home at 2099 W. Helen Dr. at 11:30 a.m. on T...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: July 21, 2018

Studio 20 Dance Academy Opens in Romeoville

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Studio 20 Dance Academy has been in the Romeoville area for 14 years, but have now put down roots right here in town. Help them celebrate their grand opening of their new studio at 174 Highpoint Drive inside the Creative Arts Center.

“We are glad this awar...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: June 23, 2018

Tramco Pump Comes to Romeoville

Tramco Newsflash

Tramco Pump Company, established in 1924, specializes in manufacturing, distributing, and repairing pumps and related equipment for the industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Now, all that specialization is headquartered in Romeoville. The mayor...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Deer Crossing Park Adds Concessions and Restrooms

Concession Stand News Flash

Prior to the first concert of the season, Mayor John Noak, elected officials, and other village staff officially opened the Deer Crossing Park concession stand and restroom facility.

“This new building puts the finishing touches on a great outdoor venue,” ...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: April 5, 2018

New Office Space Coming to Romeoville

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Ground was recently broken on the third building in the Offices at Windham Lakes (OWL) development. It was an unseasonably cold and windy day, but a little cold can’t stop progress.“This new building will attract even more jobs to Romeoville,” explained M...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Gets Final Approval

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At the March 21st Village Board meeting, the Board gave final approval for the new Holiday Inn Express and Suites. The hotel will be a four story, 96 room building with meeting space.

“Each year, hundreds of thousands of visitors come to Romeoville,” point...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Laser Products Celebrates Two Global Milestones

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Laser Products Industries (LPI) recently announced that the company has reached two important corporate milestones with global sales of its digital measuring systems topping 5,000 lasers and simultaneously reaching a record 3,000 customers.“Laser Products...

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Economic Development Highlights
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Magid Glove & Safety Manufacturing Co. to Install Midwest’s Largest Rooftop Solar Project

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Magid Glove & Safety Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce that they will be going solar. Magid has spent the better part of three years researching how a solar array on their facility could help drive down operating expenses while at the same ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Lewis University and Nanophase Collaborate on Nanotechnology Research

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In 2012, Nanophase Technologies Corporation entered into a collaboration to investigate aspects of engineered nanoparticle dispersions in polishing applications. Jess Jankowski, President & CEO commented Nanophase approached Lewis University for its ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

It's Turf Season

Soccer Turf

The turf is in place at the Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center. Come play soccer or any other turf related sport. 

Call 815-552-3283 for open turf hours.

Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center Events

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Offered the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays

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Electronic Drop-Off is offered the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays ONLY from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Romeoville Public Works, 615 Anderson Dr. Lines will be cut off at 7 p.m. Limit 2 Televisions per vehicle. ID is required to prove Will County area residency.

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Village Board Reduces Tax Rate for the 2018-19 Budget Year

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The Village Board once again passed a balanced budget. The fiscal 2018-19 budget is nearly $103 million, a $6.8 million decrease from last year.The Village continues to provide a healthy fund balance, which has contributed to Village’s strong bond rating....

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Romeoville Receives 4th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Village of Romeoville is once again the recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2017 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Romeoville Receives Bond Rating Upgrade from Fitch

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Favorable revenue framework, moderate fixed costs and long-term liability burden, and demonstrated financial resilience during economic downturns, results in Romeoville receiving an increased Bond Rating by Fitch Ratings. This is the second agency in the ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for Part-time Firefighter/Paramedic or Part-time Paramedic Only

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The Village of Romeoville, population approximately 40,000, currently seeks certified applicants for the position of Part-time Firefighter/Paramedic or Part-time Paramedic Only. Shifts are typically 0600-1800, 1800-0600. Note: This is not a full time posi...

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Fire Academy - Spotlight

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Keep The Wreath Red

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Since 1995, the Romeoville Fire Dept. has placed a wreath with red lights at each fire station to remind residents about holiday safety. Each time there is a holiday-related fire from Dec.1st to Jan. 2nd, one red bulb will be replaced by a white one. The ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Now Accepting Applications for Part-time Firefighter/Paramedic or Part-time Paramedic Only

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The Village of Romeoville, population approximately 40,000, currently seeks certified applicants for the position of Part-time Firefighter/Paramedic or Part-time Paramedic Only. Shifts are typically 0600-1800, 1800-0600. Note: This is not a full time posi...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

2018 Holiday Decoration Contest Winners

BC Decor Contest Winners 2018

The Beautification Commission congratulates the winners of the 34th Annual Holiday Decoration Contest.

EAST NORTH1st—714 N Sleepy Hollow Ln.2nd—725 Dexter Ave.3rd—706 Hudson Ave.

EAST CENTRAL1st—630 Mendota Ln.2nd—607 Fenton Ave.3rd—421 Kingston Dr.

EAST SOU...

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Highlights
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Romeoville Youth Cheerleading Brings Home Two State Championships

Cheer Champs Newsflash

The girls that make up the four cheerleading teams of Romeoville Youth Football & Cheerleading (RYFC) had quite the year, culminating in State Titles for the Peewee and Widget age groups. “This has been a special year,” said RYFC V...

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Highlights
Posted on: December 8, 2018

Two New Redevelopment Projects Coming to Romeoville

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The Romeoville Village Board reviewed concept plans for two challenging sites: a new U-Haul self-storage building at the corner of Gaskin Drive and Weber Road and a redevelopment of the old 84 Lumber site at 1400 Independence Drive, near the corner of Jol...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

Romeoville Warming Centers

Warming Centers

Now that winter is upon us, please keep in mind that warming centers are available at the Romeoville Recreation Center, 900 West Romeo Road from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. After 9:30 p.m., the warming center will be at Fire Station No. 3 at 698 Birch Drive.

If...

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Highlights
Posted on: April 4, 2017

New Development Projects as of September 10, 2018

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To view a Prezi presentation of projects click HERETo view a PDF version of projects click HERE

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Joliet Junior College

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The Romeoville campus added 49,000 square feet to the campus in 2017. Important facts about Joliet Junior College: • Nation’s first public community college • Enrollment has grown 45 percent in the last 10 years. • Nea...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Lewis University

Lewis University

Lewis is a dynamic, coeducational, comprehensive, Catholic university with a richly diverse student body, including traditional-aged students and adults of all ages. Inspired by its Catholic and Lasallian heritage, Lewis University offers a values-centere...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

15th Annual Springtide Craft Show

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Shop ‘til you drop!  There will be 100 booths including hand crafts, candles, jewelry, crochet, embroidery, floral arrangements, pet accessories, hair bows, Tastefully Simple, Party Lite, Pampered Chef, Stampin’ Up & more....

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

We're Hiring Les Mills Instructors!

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The Romeoville Recreation Department is looking for Les Mills Instructors for the new year! If you, or someone you know, has the Les Mills license or is interested in being trained, please contact us. In January our Fit 4 Life Fitness Center is adding 3 t...

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Information about the Fit 4 Life Fitness Center Parks & Recreation - Programs
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Winter Break Volley Ball Camp

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Volleyball camp teaches kids: Volleyball fundamentals when bumping, setting, spiking, or serving the ball. Holiday Volleyball! Games and Instruction each day- Players practice at the start of each session leading to competitive volleyball games. Excellent...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Winter Break is FUN at the Rec!

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Arctic Adventure Camp has 2 sessions:  12/26 - 12/28 & 1/2 - 1/4

CAMP RUNS 8:00AM - 6:00PM FOR AGES 5-12 YEARS. 

RESIDENTS PAY $70 & NON RESIDENTS PAY $105

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Holiday Happenings at the Rec Department!

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Do you love the holiday season? Check out our holiday programs at the Recreation Department for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas!

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation - Programs
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Winter Break Baseball Camp

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A fundamentals approach to field position training, batting techniques, body balance, throwing, fielding, first step directional movements, pitching, base running and sportsmanship. The baseball camp concludes with a Championship Game. Kids Love It!

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Winter Break Dodgeball Camp

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Dodge Ball Games ending with a competitive Championship Game on the last day. This Fun moving sport will provide team competition and individual challenge matches on the court. Kids will have a blast running, throwing, dodging and ducking their way to vic...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Before & After School Care

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The Village of Romeoville Parks & Recreation is in two Romeoville schools to assist in the supervision of children before and after school.

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Creative Play Preschool

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The Romeoville Recreation Department's Creative Play Preschool provides children with the opportunity to participate in activities which develop them socially, emotionally, and intellectually into a self-assured child.

Classes are designed to encourage chi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Creme de la Creme

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The foundation of Crème de la Crème is the environment we create within our physical buildings, because it is the design of our building that allows the curriculum and our teachers to maximize your child's potential. As you search for the finest in early ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Offered the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays

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Electronic Drop-Off is offered the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays ONLY from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Romeoville Public Works, 615 Anderson Dr. Lines will be cut off at 7 p.m. Limit 2 Televisions per vehicle. ID is required to prove Will County area residency.

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Rasmussen College

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Rasmussen College offers undergraduate programs in Health Science, Business, Justice, Nursing, Technology and Design. Important facts about Rasmussen College: • Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. • College offers...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Metra Parking Lot to be Expanded - Construction begins 10/12/18

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The Romeoville Metra station opened in Feb. 2018 and almost immediately filled up. The commuter parking lot expansion will begin on 10/12/18 and go to Jan. 2019. The new lot will add 160 parking spaces and provide a new layout for our permit parking.&...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Romeoville Provides Credit on Water Bill for 8th Year in a Row

Water Bill Credit Newsflash

The Romeoville Village Board approved a resolution that authorizes a Water Bill Relief credit for 2019. The credit will be reflected on the January 2019 water bills. This is the eight year the village has been able to provide a credit. Total credits, incl...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Prescribed Burns to be Conducted at Three Romeoville Locations

Prescribed Burn

Prescribed burns will be conducted in several locations of Romeoville sometime between November 1, 2018 and May 15, 2019, weather permitting. Burn management is dependent on weather conditions, as such; a specific date cannot be provided.

These locations i...

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Village Miscellaneous
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Metro Exhibit Corporation Finds Success in Partnering with Lewis University

Metro Exhibit Newsflash

Metro Exhibit Corporation (MEC) is a one stop shop for trade shows, museum installations, and custom rental exhibits to purchasable properties. Upon moving to Romeoville in June of 2016, one of the first things owner Brian Phebus did was to reach out to L...

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Village Miscellaneous
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Satellite Office Hours with State Representative Natalie Manley

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State Representative Natalie Manley will hold satellite office hours the third Monday of each month at Romeoville Village Hall from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The next meeting is Monday, December 17th. Representative Manley encourages constituents to come discuss o...

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Village Miscellaneous
Posted on: January 16, 2018

ComEd Smart Meters

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ComEd has begun to install smart meters in Romeoville homes. With a ComEd smart meter, you can manage your energy usage to help you save money. 

For more information on what a smart meter is, the benefits of a smart meter, installation schedules a...

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