Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given to all interested persons that the City of Berwyn Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, the 16th day of December, 2014, in the City of Berwyn Council Chambers on the second floor, located at 6700 West 26th Street, Berwyn, Illinois, at the hour of 7:00 P.M. or as soon thereafter as the business of the Zoning Board of Appeals permits, to consider the following: [Read More]

Metra Safety Poster and Safety Essay Contests

The Metra Safety Poster and Safety Essay Contests are key initiatives in our ongoing safety campaign
to further students' awareness, understanding and implementation of critical railroad safety practices. [Read More]

Monday, November 24, 2014

Cook County’s first Long Range Transportation.

Nine months into the development of Cook County’s first Long Range
Transportation Plan in 70 years, the County is hosting several open
houses seeking resident and business input on transportation priorities and
potential long-range scenarios. Cook County wants to produce a plan that
links transportation to jobs and economic development, supports more
livable and sustainable communities and addresses infrastructure needs 25
years into the future. [Read More]

Friday, November 21, 2014

Street Name Signs Available for Purchase

The City of Berwyn would like to announce that street name signs are available for purchase for $20.00 per sign.  The street name signs are available in white background with black lettering or blue background with white lettering.
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

2014 Senior Holiday Breakfast

Mayor Robert J. Lovero, Berwyn Township, Berwyn Health District, and Senior Services invites all Berwyn senior citizens to join us on Wednesday, December 3rd at the Skylite West Banquet Hall for the 2014 Senior Holiday Breakfast.  The Skylite West is located at 7117 West Ogden Ave in Berwyn.  Doors open at 8:30am / Buffet 9:00am.  To reserve tickets call 708-484-2510.  Must be 55 yrs or older.
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Monday, November 17, 2014

City of Berwyn App Now Available for IPhone and Android Devices

The City of Berwyn is located just 8 miles west of Chicago’s loop in Cook County, Illinois. Known as Beautiful Berwyn and the City of Homes, the city has "Berwyn Style" with an outstanding assortment of high quality homes in distinct architectural styles. The City of Berwyn Smartphone application is a free application that serves as a resource for both residents and community stakeholders...[Read More]  
Related:  [Download from Google Play Store]

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Thanksgiving Safety Tips from the Berwyn Fire Department

The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving.  Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home.... [Read More]
Related: [Top 10 Winter Freeze Tips]

Flood Mitigation Program Waiting List Now Open

The City Council passed a resolution adopting a Residential Flood Mitigation Shared Cost Program on November 12th, 2014.  The goal of this program is to provide financial assistance to homeowners who install systems to protect their homes from sewer backup during a heavy rain event.  This is a reimbursement program, in which the homeowners must first receive approval to take part in the program prior to installing a flood mitigation system.  Improvements installed prior to approval are not eligible for reimbursement.  Since this program has been adopted by the City Council, the waiting list is now open...  [Read More]    Related:  [Program Steps]

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

ComEd Offers Bill Payment Help to Veterans and Active Military Personnel

CHICAGO (Nov. 10, 2014) – As we celebrate Veterans Day ComEd is reminding customers, including Veterans and active military personal, of its financial assistance and bill payment programs available to customers who have fallen behind on payments and need help with their electric bill. More than one million of the $10 million in assistance ComEd dedicated this year is still available for distribution...  [Read More]

Monday, November 10, 2014

Berwyn Firefighters Distribute Operation Warm Winter Coats to Children

Berwyn, IL – On Friday November 14th, the Berwyn Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 506, will provide brand-new winter coats to children who attend the first grade at Prairie Oak grammar school, made possible by their partnership with national non-profit, Operation Warm. “When we’re not responding to 911 emergencies, we find other ways to serve those who need us in the communities we call home,” stated Derek Mijares, the Berwyn Firefighters, Local 506 coordinator for the program. “Here in Berwyn, temperatures can reach freezing and below throughout the winter. We don’t want families to have to choose between paying the heating bill...  [Read More]