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Welcome to our Newest Businesses!


8355 W Belmont Ave Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30 am – 10:00 pm
River Grove, IL 60171 Friday, Saturday 9:00 am – 10:30 pm
(708) 452-0130 Sunday 9:30 am – 9:30 pm



Compass Self Storage
Call 708-487-4120
3000 N. River Rd
River Grove, IL 60171
Office Hours
Mon-Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Access Hours
7 Days A Week
6:00 am-10:00 pm


Upcoming Events

Information will be added as recieved



8/12 Todka Vonics
8/19 Return Full Circle
8/26 The Chicago Skyliners Big Band

Cook County Camping is here!

Camping in the Cook County Forest Preserves is no longer limited to scouting groups. Three new campgrounds--with two more on the way--are now available to families, groups, and individuals of all ages.

Reservations are now being taken for Camp Reinberg in Palatine, Camp Shabbona Woods in South Holland, and Camp Sullivan in Oak Forest.

Click here to learn more about our awesome new campsites.


FAA announces dates for public meetings on new O'Hare runway

The Federal Aviation Administration will be holding four public "workshop style" meetings in August to discuss the new O'Hare runway scheduled to open this October.

The open house sessions will be from 1-9 p.m.:

Aug. 10 at White Eagle Banquets, 6839 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Niles

•Aug. 11 at Taft High School, 6530 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago

•Aug. 12 at Monty's Elegant Banquets, 703 S. York Road in Bensenville

Aug. 13 at Belvedere Events and Banquets, 1170 W. Devon Ave. in Elk Grove Village

Protect your pooch!

Rabies Vaccine Clinics

The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control offers mobile animal clinics throughout the summer and fall. Low-cost vaccines are available for all dogs, cats, and ferrets who are at least three months old and are owned by Cook County residents. Residents must provide a valid ID and pay by cash or check. No credit or debit cards will be accepted.

1-year vaccine        $ 7
3-year vaccine        $21
Vaccine for ferrets   $9

Dates & Locations
All times are 10:00 a.m.--2:45 p.m.

August 18 Jewel Foods,
10203 W. Grand Ave., Franklin Park
August 19 Pietryka Funeral Home,
5735 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago
Sept. 8 Jewel Foods,
1340 Patriot Blvd., Glenview
Sept. 9 VFW Hall,
1529 S. Harlem, Berwyn

Additional dates and locations further afield from the 9th County District are also available. To see the complete list or for additional information, click here, or call (708) 974-6140.


Cook County Tax Appeal Seminars

Learn how to appeal your property tax assessment
(not the current bill). Analysts from the Assessor's Office will be on hand to answer questions and assist with the appeal process. Please bring your property index number.  

The seminars are sponsored by
Commissioner Peter Silvestri,  
9th District, and are presented by the office of Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios. 

 Leyden Township 

Wednesday, July 15 
6:00 p.m.
Elmwood Park Recreation Center
2 Conti Parkway

Wheeling Township 

Tuesday, July 21  
6:00 p.m.
Mount Prospect Village Hall Community Center, 1st Floor
50 S. Emerson Street

  Friendly reminder: The second installment of the Cook County property tax bills should reflect your exemptions and are due August 3. You can pay online, at Chase Bank, by mail, or through your mortgage company. For more information, click here to go to the treasurer's website or call 312-443-5100.
Congratulations River Grove Residents
You're all doing a great job!

The success of our curbside recycling program is due to the residents who roll both carts to the curb. Those of you who and take the time to separate recycling saves everyone. By following handouts there is less trash in the recycling carts, which keeps its resale value high.

Quarterly Collection Report

Recycling Info

River Grove E-Waste Report




7/12/2013 2316 1.16
7/19/2013 1186 0.59
8/6/2013 1878 0.94
8/13/2013 678 0.34
9/13/2013 420 0.21
11/12/2013 4175 2.09
12/6/2013 3004 1.50
1/7/2014 4579 2.29
2/21/2014 3340 1.67
3/20/2014 3918 1.96
4/22/2014 5404 2.70
5/19/2014 1743 3.72
Total 38329 19.16

Important Information
door to door solicitors

Solicitation within the Village is done by permit and solicitors are screened and bonded. If they are not able to furnish proof call Police immediately. These laws were put into effect to protect the citizens of River Grove.


The River Grove Police Department, being funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation, will be aggressively enforcing DUI, Talk & Text and seat belt violations.

Please don't Talk & Text or drink and drive and always buckle your seat belt.


Current Stickers must be displayed
after June 30th. New residents
have a 30 day grace period.
After June 30th late fees apply.

Rates can be found on Download form







Worn Flag??

Bring yours to
The American Legion
Rec Center
8664 W. Grand Ave

  Rules for displaying
The American Flag


If any stranger, claiming to work for the village, wants to enter your home or business, 


 All village employees have been issued a picture I.D. and will gladly present it if asked. Know who you are letting into your home or business.

  Phone Scams 

NO  Village entity raises funds over the phone

Protect yourself from fraud:

  • Never give credit card numbers, social
    security numbers or any other personal information if you did not initiate the call.
  • Ask for the name, address and phone
    number of the caller. Check them out with
    the Village, Better Business Bureau or research them on the internet.
You can find out if a charity is registered with the state by checking with the Attorney Generals Charitable Trust Bureau at 312-814-2595