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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Flamingo Fridays

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What are Flamingo Fridays?

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, residents are invited to host a Flamingo Friday party in their neighborhood. Despite the name, they do not need to take place on a Friday! These gatherings are the perfect opportunity for resid...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Northbrook Welcomes Back Traditional 4th of July Events

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The Village of Northbrook and Northbrook Park District are thrilled to announce the return of Northbrook’s classic 4th of July events, including the Mile-Long Parade, a community favorite!

Festivities will begin at 7:30am with the Rotary Club of ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Get Involved: Apply for a Village of Northbrook Commission

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Participate in planning the future of Northbrook by joining a Village commission! New to Northbrook, the Village Board recently approved the creation of the Community Commission and the Sustainability Commission, which will serve to progress Northbrook as...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Updates to Simple Recycling Textile Program

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The Village contracts with Simple Recycling to provide free year-round textile recycling to residents. For 2022, they updated how to arrange pickups. Pickups are no longer determined by a resident's curbside recycling day, but instead mu...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Download Simplicity, The Village's New App

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You can now get Village of Northbrook updates straight to your smartphone! We are proud to introduce our new mobile-friendly app, Simplicity.

Using the Simplicity app, you can quickly get important community updates, announcements, and upcoming events all ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

CCDPH Lifts Mitigation Order 2021-11

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On Monday, February 28, the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) lifted Mitigation Order 2021-11 in alignment with the State of Illinois and City of Chicago. Lifting Mitigation Order 2021-11 would mean:

  • Masks will no longer be required in all in...
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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Northbrook Police Department Joins Facebook

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The Northbrook Police Department has officially joined Facebook! With this new social media account, the Police Department will have a chance to further engage with residents and share timely information. Stay up-to-date with what's going on at t...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Share your Comments with the Village Online

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The Village Board likes hearing from you and encourages you to provide our boards, committees, and commissions with your thoughts and ideas. Because we know you can’t always get to a meeting, we’ve created a way for you to share your c...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Northbrook Earns “SolSmart Gold” Designation for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

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Northbrook received a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Gold is the highest designation communities may receive, and Northbrook secured this after a ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Electrical Aggregation Program

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Earlier this summer, the Village of Northbrook approved a 36-month agreement with MC Squared Energy Services, LLC (mc2) to administer our electrical aggregation program. The savings brought on by this program will be provided to the Village and go towards...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Waste Management Service Update

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Recently, the Village has received an increase in customer service complaints about Waste Management (formerly Advanced Disposal) services. Staff is currently working with Waste Management to resolve the issues residents have been reporting. 

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

E-Recycling Program

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The Electronics Recycling program takes place on the first Tuesday (7am-3pm) and first Saturday (9am-noon) of the month. For the safety of staff and attendees, the following protocols have been put in place:

  • The event will be contactless, and residents wil...
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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Freedom Park Honors Those Currently Serving

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Do you know any Northbrook residents currently serving in the military? Please call 847-664-4037 with their name, rank, and station. The information will be used to update the plaque honoring those serving at Freedom Park under the flagpole between Villag...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

New CRS Rating Reduces Flood Insurance Premiums

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The Village was recently reclassified as a Class 6 community by the National Flood Insurance Program through the Community Rating System (CRS). This new rating results in a 20% rate reduction for flood insurance policies issued to Northbrook property owne...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Be Aware of Ruse Entry Burglaries

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The Northbrook Police have received reports of ruse entry burglaries, a crime where the perpetrator seeks to distract or draw a resident out of their home. These criminals specifically target the elderly and may impersonate workers from gas, cable, electr...

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