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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Village Offices Closed 4th of July

Village offices closed July 4th

In observance of Independence Day, Lombard Village offices will be closed Monday, July 4th. Village Hall will reopen on Tuesday, July 5th with normal business hours: Monday - Friday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Lobby Walk-In Hours: Monday - Thursday; 8:30 a....

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

2022 Sign Recycling Event

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DuPage County will recycle corrugated plastic signs and metal stands at the DuPage County Fairgrounds on July 8th and July 9th at no cost.

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

July 4th Fireworks Display at Madison Meadow Park

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The Village of Lombard will be hosting its annual fireworks display on Monday, July 4, at Madison Meadow Park, at approximately 9:30 p.m., or once the sky is completely dark. In the event of inclement weather, the event time may be postponed or reschedule...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Fire Department Warns Residents of Burns and Injuries Associated with Firework Use

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As the Fourth of July celebrations approach, the Lombard Fire Department is reminding residents about the risk of serious injury associated with fireworks use. 

According to a report by the Consumer Products Safety Commission, there was a 50 perce...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Metra Seeking Input for Next Strategic Plan

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Metra has launched a survey to solicit feedback from riders and the public about proposed revisions to its mission and vision statements and about new strategic goals for the agency. The feedback will be used to help create Metra’s next five-yea...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Lilac Time Photo Contest Winners Announced

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The Village of Lombard is pleased to announce this year’s top-winning photographs of the 2022 “There’s No Place Like Lombard” Lilac Time Photo Contest, in which residents and guests were invited to submit photos of ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Life Saving Awards Presented to Three Lombard Residents

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During yesterday’s Village Board meeting, Samantha Cihak, Andrea Wagner and Gail Dukes, three health care professionals, were recognized for their lifesaving actions earlier this month.  

On the afternoon of June 1st, an 80-year-old Lomb...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Lombard Police Begin Fourth of July Safety Campaign

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Lombard Police Department announced plans for stepped-up July Fourth traffic enforcement with a focus on impaired and unbuckled drivers. The safety campaign will run from June 16 through the early-morning hours of July 5 to encompass three summer week...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Union Pacific Train Line Performs Track Work

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Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8. Metra riders may experience minor delays during the work, which is expected to last through the end of September.

The project w...

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Posted on: June 12, 2022

Lombard Police Update

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6/14/22 UPDATE 
PRESS RELEASE: Bond Denied for Two Chicago Men Charged with Armed Robbery at Lombard 7-Eleven https://www.facebook.com/DuPageSAO/posts/pfbid02TxdenkG4tQtUobuMNd1MydnKkxS42X7agFKThj9EV2QfX9FQnFirFG3GLiNC4oiMl
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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Fire Department Responds to Fire in Multi-Family Building

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On Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 9:02 p.m., the Lombard Fire Department responded to a report of smoke inside a three-story, multi-family building on the 100 block of Surrey Drive in Glen Ellyn, which is a part of the Glenbard Fire Protection District. While...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

WaterSmart Program Great Asset for Residents

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The Village of Lombard’s WaterSmart Program offers residents the ability to actively manage their water usage. As we move into the summer season when residents begin outdoor watering, filling pools, and using outdoor hoses more frequently, Water...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Swearing-In Ceremony for Police and Fire Departments

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On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Lombard Police and Fire Departments held swearing-in ceremonies that included promotions and new hires. Congratulations to all! 

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  • Tom Balsitis was sworn in as a Police Sergeant
  • Jashuwa Turbe and Cesar ...
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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Lombard Police Announce ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign Results

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The Lombard Police Department announced it issued 301 citations during the recent Memorial Day ‘Click It or Ticket’ enforcement period and the Roadside Safety Check on May 27.  

“Through the Memorial Day enforcement c...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Lombard Awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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For the 35th consecutive year, the Village of Lombard has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its fiscal year 2020 Annual Comprehensive Financial Repor...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Spring Maintenance Reminders to Keep Your Property Up to Village Code

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Winter can be hard on your home, so spring is the perfect time to perform maintenance and avoid local violations. While spring cleaning this year, please consider these reminders:

 Tall Grass & Weeds 

  • All premises shall be maintained f...
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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire

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On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 4:12 p.m., the Lombard Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire on the 100 block of South Lombard Avenue in Lombard. Dispatch received several 911 calls about a garage on fire. The first Lombard Fire Department...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Property Tax Information

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As a reminder, property tax bills for DuPage County property owners are in the mail this week. Please note, that the Village of Lombard receives less than 8% of the total tax bill, meaning that less than $0.08 of every dollar paid in property taxes will g...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Catalytic Converter Theft and Prevention

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CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFT 

With catalytic converter thefts on the rise across the country, the Lombard Police Department urges residents to take steps to protect their vehicles and remain alert.

A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle’...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Medical Sharps Disposal Now Available

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To help community residents safely dispose of their syringes and other medical-use needles, also known as “sharps”, the Village of Lombard has installed a sharps drop box in the lobby of Lombard Village Hall (255 E. Wilson Ave). Reside...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Lombard Yard Waste Collection and Solid Waste Fees in April

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Waste Management’s yard waste collection program in Lombard runs from the first full week in April through the second full week in December. In addition, trash collection fees will be adjusted by 5 percent, which is the maximum allowed by the So...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Fire Department Offers a Residential HomeBox Program for Residents

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When the Lombard Fire Department arrives at the home of a senior in need of medical assistance, precious time is often lost trying to get inside the home to help. The Lombard Fire Department wants residents, especially seniors or those with limited mobili...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Backyard Chicken Permits Now Available

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On March 3, 2022, the Village Board approved an ordinance that allows residents to keep chickens (hens) in the rear yards of their single-family home, with a permit issued by the Village.

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Prevent Thefts With the 9 p.m. Routine

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To help deter thefts, the Lombard Police Department is reminding residents to remove valuables from their vehicles, lock their cars and homes, and turn on exterior lights as part of their 9 p.m. routine every night. 

Car burglaries have been on th...

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