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Nov 19, 2014 Single Lane at Touhy Viaduct on Thursday 11/ 20
Traffic will be reduced to one lane and controlled by a flagger at the Touhy Avenue viaduct. on Thursday November 20. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Arrest Burglary Suspect
Investigators from the Park Ridge Police Department recently made an arrest for a commercial burglary which occurred on July 15, 2013.... Read All
 
Oct 30, 2014 Remember to Change Your Clock & Change Your Battery
Remember to set your clock back one hour on Sunday November 2 for daylight savings time. ... Read All
 
Oct 23, 2014 Park Ridge residents residing in Leyden Township can now appeal their taxes
The deadline to file an appeal in the Leyden Township office is 11/20 or online at www.cookcountyboardofreview.com by 11/21.... Read All
 
Oct 20, 2014 Mayor Schmidt discusses Coordinated Plan with Hospitals regarding Ebola Virus
Mayor Schmidt, city staff, and hospital staff recently met to discuss preparedness for Ebola virus. ... Read All
 
Emergency Siren Test Will Take Place on 10/21/14
Please read the following information to learn more.... Read All
 
Early Voting at City Hall
Park Ridge City Hall at 505 Butler Place, will again serve as an Early Voting site from October 20 through November 1... Read All
 
Park Ridge, Des Plaines and Niles Police Departments Partner in Cops for Coats
The Park Ridge, Des Plaines and Niles Police have once again partnered together for a coat drive to assist Maine Township families in need.... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Police Want You to Have a Safe and Fun Halloween!
The hours approved in Park Ridge for Trick or Treating are 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31. ... Read All
 
The Fire Department Offers Halloween Safety Tips
Please read the attached information to learn more.... Download Document
 
City Facilities Currently Experiencing a Phone Outage
FOR EMERGENCIES DIAL 911. City facilities are unable to make or receive phone calls. The phone provider is working diligently to get us restored.... Read All
 
Cook County Department of Public Health Ebola Virus Fact Sheet
Here is some information from the Cook County Department of Public Health regarding the Ebola virus.​... Download Document
 
Park Ridge Police Arrest Burglary Suspect
Officers from the Park Ridge Police Department recently made an arrest for a September 21, 2014 commercial burglary.... Read All
 
Oct 03, 2014 Applications Available for 26th Annual Cook County Sheriff’s Youth Service Medal of Honor Award
Do you know a high-school volunteer who makes a difference in individual lives as well as in their community? ... Read All
 
IRS Phone Scam Incidents on the Rise
Park Ridge Police have received numerous reports that scammers posing as IRS agents are contacting people claiming that they owe taxes. ... Read All
 
Get the Facts About The Ebola Virus
To learn more, please read the attached information.... Read All
 
Sep 26, 2014 Still time to Register to Vote for the November 4 Gubernatorial Election
Voter registration will close at 11:59 p.m. on October 7 for the November 4 Gubernatorial Election.... Read All
 
Sep 23, 2014 Uptown Filming Event September 26
Filming will take place on the street in front of the Pickwick Theatre starting at 7 am, ending at 9 am. ... Read All
 
Drop Off Used Sporting Equipment at the Recycling Event at Public Works
The PRYC is hosting a Sporting Equipment Drive. Items can be dropped off at the PW Recycling Event on Oct.18. Read the attached flyer to learn more.... Download Document
 
Please Help the Park RidgeYouth Commission Sporting Equipment Drive
Donations will be accepted from October 15-November 15, 2014. Please read the attached information for details.... Download Document
 
Please Visit Our Annual Fire Department Open House On October 4, 2014
Open House will take place on October 4, 2014 from 12-3 p.m. at Fire Station #36, at 1000 N. Greenwood Ave. Read here to learn more.... Read All
 
Electronics and Textile Recycling event set for October 18, 2014, 9 am to 12 pm
There will be a one day collection for electronics and textile recycling at the Public Works Service Center, Saturday, October 18 from 9 am to 12 pm.... Read All
 
The PRFD Would Like You to Know About Recalls of Smoke/CO Alarms
Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure... Read All
 
Sep 15, 2014 Good Neighbor Initiative begins with Celebrating National Good Neighbor Day September 28
Why not use National Good Neighbor Day to lend a proverbial cup of sugar and get to know your neighbor?​... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Will Participate in the Inaugural Illinois Rail Safety Week
Governor Pat Quinn issued a Proclamation declaring September 14-20, 2014 as Illinois Rail Safety Week.​... Read All
 
Enterovirus Update
Here is some information on the current Enterovirus situation that is affecting children in the Midwest.​... Read All
 
Enterovirus Update
Here is some information on the current Enterovirus EV D68 that is affecting children in the Kansas City area and other areas in the U.S.... Read All
 
Preparing for the November 4 Gubernatorial Election
Obtaining voter information has never been easier! Visit www.cookcountyclerk.com ... Read All
 
Sep 04, 2014 Mayor Schmidt fully prepared for ONCC Meeting September 5
Residents are invited to attend the ONCC meeting this Friday at 8:00 a.m. at the De Paul University O'Hare Campus, 8770 West Bryn Mawr Avenue. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Continue to Make Burglary Arrests a Priority
On September 2, Park Ridge Police made an arrest for a series of vehicle burglaries which occurred between August 20 and August 23. ... Read All
 
Sep 03, 2014 Summit between Prospect and Touhy Closed 9/5 for Special Event
Summit Ave will be closed on September 5, 4 pm - 10 pm for the Cruisin' Park Ridge Special Event hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Bus reroute schedule is attached.... Download Document
 
Sep 03, 2014 4th Annual Legislative District Community Resouce Fair
hosted by Senator John G. Mulroe with Representatives Rob Martwick and Michael McAuliffe September 13, 2014 10am - 2pm at Dunham Park, 4638 N. Melvina, Chicago / FREE Attendance... Download Document
 
Refuse, recycling and yardwaste collection on holiday schedule the week of September 1
Refuse, recycling and yardwaste collection will be delayed for one day the week of September 1 due to the holiday.... Read All
 
9/11 Service of Remembrance
The Park Ridge Police and Fire Departments invite you to a 9/11 Service of Remembrance.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Receive Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge Distracted Driving Award
In the 2014 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge, Park Ridge was presented with the special category award for distracted driving.... Read All
 
Cooling Centers Available to Citizens of Park Ridge
Please read the attached information to learn more about cooling centers. ... Read All
 
As of 5 pm Saturday, 2200 Park Ridge Homes without Power
ComEd is aware and crews have been on the scene and are working to correct the problem ASAP.... Read All
 
School’s Back in Session, and Park Ridge Police Ask Motorists to Please Drive Carefully
With students returning to school, motorists will see an increase in children crossing streets, riding bikes and boarding school buses.... Read All
 
Aug 19, 2014 Property Tax Appeal Seminar - Learn how to appeal your property taxes based on Airplane Noise
Presented by FaIR Allocation in Runways (FAiR) Coalition in conjunction with the office of Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer (10th Dist).... Read All
 
Aug 18, 2014 City Manager Hamilton Announces Savings Through Bond Refinance
The City of Park Ridge refunded bonds this week that will reduce City debt payments by an average of over $80,000 per year over 12 years.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police begin Labor Day crackdown on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators
The Park Ridge Police announced plans for enhanced Labor Day Holiday traffic enforcement, focusing on both drunk and unbuckled drivers. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
On August 12, at approximately 10:16 a.m. Park Ridge Police responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near Devon and Fairview. ... Read All
 
Aug 12, 2014 City Seeks Volunteers for Various Boards and Commissions
The city is currently accepting applications from those wishing to volunteer their service to the O’Hare Airport Commission, the Planning and Zoning Commission, or the Youth Commission. ... Read All
 
Please Be Sidewalk Friendly
The Park Ridge Police Department recently deployed signs encouraging everyone to be “Sidewalk Friendly”.​... Read All
 
Mayor resubmits request for Resolution to O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission
Mayor David Schmidt has formally resubmitted his request to the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission (ONCC) asking that a Resolution supporting a Supplemental Environmental Impact Study (SEIS) be placed as a discussion item on its September 5, 2014 meeting agenda. ... Read All
 
Upcoming Coffee with a Cop Events
The Park Ridge Police Department invites the community to get together to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. ... Read All
 
400 W Talcott Withdrew From Tonights P and Z Meeting
At the request of the applicant, the case for 400 W. Talcott will NOT be reviewed by the Planning & Zoning Commission tonight.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police to Host Tenth National Night Out
On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, the Park Ridge Police Department will the 10th National Night Out event in Hodges Park.... Read All
 
The Police Department is Saving You a Seat at the Chief’s Roundtable
The Park Ridge Police Department will be hosting a Chief’s Roundtable discussion to stay connected with the community and its needs.... Read All
 
Jul 19, 2014 Do You Own a Historic Georgian
The Historic Preservation Commission is interested in Georgian style War Homes, built from 1944 through 1945. Do you own a historic Georgian?... Read All
 
Suspects Charged in Aggravated Battery and Mob Action
On July 12, 2014 at approximately 9:54 p.m., Park Ridge Police responded to the area of 25 N. Busse Highway for the report of a battery.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Thank Motorists for Buckling Up During the Independence Day Holiday
The Park Ridge Police Department recently conducted enhanced Independence Day Holiday traffic enforcement.​... Read All
 
Arc Disposal Will Have An Extra Truck Out Collecting Flood Debris
Arc Disposal will have an extra truck out collecting flood debris July 3, 5, and 7... Read All
 
Friday July 4 Refuse, Recycling & Yardwaste on Holiday Schedule
The Friday, July 4, refuse, recycling, and yardwaste collection will be picked up on Saturday, July 5.​... Read All
 
Announcement of Testing for Position of Firefighter/Paramedic for the City Of Park Ridge
Applications will be available from June 24, 2014 to August 11, 2014. All applications and required documents must be submitted to Selection Works by 4:00 p.m. on AUGUST 11, 2014 OR YOU WILL BE CONSIDERED INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE in the testing process... Read All
 
Police Host Area 1 Beat Meeting June 24, 2014
The Park Ridge Police Department, in partnership with Lutheran General Hospital, will host a PACT Area 1 Town Hall Meeting on June 24. ... Read All
 
Scammers Posing as IRS Agents
Park Ridge Police have received reports that scammers posing as IRS agents are contacting people via the telephone, claiming they owe taxes.... Read All
 
Calling all Teens-Join in the Fun at the Taste of Park Ridge
Please read the attached information to learn about fun events for kids to do at the Taste of Park Ridge!​... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Thank Motorists for Buckling Up
The Park Ridge Police conducted enhanced Memorial Holiday traffic enforcement, and announced plans for July 4th traffic enforcement.... Read All
 
Spring and Summer Bring Opportunities for Ruses and Scams
The Park Ridge Police Department wants to remind our residents that with the warmer weather, often comes opportunities for an increase in criminal ruse and scam operations. ... Read All
 
Parents Who Host, Lose the Most: Don’t be a party to teenage drinking
The members of the Park Ridge Police Department congratulates graduating seniors at Maine East and Maine South High Schools! ... Read All
 
Restricting Youth Access is the Key to Breaking the Cycle of Smoking
In an effort to address this issue, Park Ridge Police investigators conducted tobacco compliance inspections on June 2, 2014.... Read All
 
On Thursday, May 29, 2014, the Park Ridge Fire Department Responded to a Report of a House Fire
While the Fire Department was responding to the call, the Police Department arrived on scene and reported smoke and flames coming from the roof, along with information from a neighbor that a person could possibly still be inside the home.... Read All
 
Refuse, Recycling & Yardwaste Collection on Holiday Schedule
Collection will be delayed by one day this week due to the Memorial Day holiday.... Read All
 
Cook County Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meetings On May 29
The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is hosting another round of public meetings for the general public to view and comment on the county’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. You are encouraged to attend to learn more about how the City of Park Ridge is working with Cook County to prepare for natural and man-made hazards.... Read All
 
Fire Department Hydrant Flushing Program for 2014
This is a critical process to ensure the readiness of the City in case of fire. ... Read All
 
City Council Passes Resolution Opposing HB 5485 - Fire Department Manning
Residents should contact their Senator urging them to Vote "NO" on HB5485... Read All
 
May 06, 2014 Volunteers Sought to Serve on Various City Boards and Commissions
Interested in volunteering for the City? ... Read All
 
May 06, 2014 Historic Preservation Commission to Recognize 100-Year Old Houses
Is your home having its 100th Anniversary? ... Read All
 
IEMA Encourages Participation in America’s PrepareAthon on April 30, 2014
First National Day of Action Expected to Draw Millions of Participants ... Read All
 
Arbor Day Celebration
All are invited to attend an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony on Friday, April 25 at 10 AM at the corner of Cumberland and Granville Avenues.... Read All
 
Turn in your unused or expired medication
The Park Ridge Police Department is collecting unused or expired medication... Read All
 
We’re saving you a seat at the Chief’s Roundtable
The Police Department will be hosting a Chief’s Roundtable to serve as a useful tool in staying connected with the community and its needs... Read All
 
Apr 18, 2014 Resolution Opposing House Bill 5485 Prepared by Mayor Schmidt
A Resolution opposing House Bill 5485 will be presented to the City Council on April 21 urging the State Senate to defeat this bill regarding minimum staffing of local fire departments. ... Read All
 
Apr 17, 2014 Mayor Schmidt to Present Resolution Opposing HB5485
At the April 7, 2014 City Council meeting, Mayor David Schmidt expressed his opposition to this bill and encouraged residents to reach out to their Senators and do the same.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Are Working Hard to Arrest Residential Burglars
On April 8, 2014 Park Ridge Police Investigators arrested two individuals for allegedly committing a ruse, residential burglary in Park Ridge... Read All
 
Apr 11, 2014 Maine Township Property Tax Seminar on April 16
Senator Kotowski and Representative Moylan will be hosting Property Tax Seminar at Park Ridge City Hall in the Council Chambers on Wednesday, April 16 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ... Read All
 
Apr 09, 2014 Correction Letter from MC2 Forthcoming regarding Third Year of Electricity Aggregation
Pricing and terms noted on the letters was correct, according to MC2. The second page of the letter was incorrect. ... Read All
 
Apr 09, 2014 Do I Need a Permit for a Garage or Estate Sale?
A garage sale requires a permit. An estate sale does not require a permit. Read on to find out what is required by the City.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Thank Motorists for Buckling Up During the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday
The Park Ridge Police Department recently conducted enhanced St. Patrick’s Holiday traffic enforcement, focusing on both drunk and unbuckled drivers... Read All
 
Yardwaste Collection begins the week of March 31
Seasonal yardwaste collection begins the week of March 31 on the regularly scheduled refuse collection day.... Read All
 
ComEd Communication Tools for Outages
Commonwealth Edison offers updated service outage information via their website and a mobile app.... Read All
 
Mar 31, 2014 Park Ridge and NSEAC Secures Third and Final Year Electricity Rate with MC2
Residents and Businesses in the North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium are estimated to save more than 12% over ComEd's rate into Mid-2015. Please call Park Ridge City Hall at 847/318-5464 with any questions. ... Download Document
 
Do You Know What Makes a Good Home Emergency Plan?
Do you want to know what it takes to be self sufficient for 72 hours? Park Ridge is hosting a course-Read the attached information to learn more. ... Read All
 
Mar 24, 2014 City Meets With Union Pacific Railroad to Address Bridge Repairs
Mayor David Schmidt and city staff met with officials from Union Pacific and METRA on Friday, March 20, 2014. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Street Closing Information For Today
Please read the attached memo for more details. ... Read All
 
Mar 21, 2014 Illinois Policy Institute Awards Park Ridge for Transparency
This week, it was announced that Park Ridge was one of only 60 taxing bodies in Illinois who met the qualifications to receive the prestigious Sunshine Award from the Illinois Policy Institute. ... Read All
 
Mar 13, 2014 Mayor Schmidt Urges Action on Touhy Viaduct Repair
Today, Mayor Schmidt released a letter and photographs to Union Pacific Railroad regarding the deplorable condition of the Touhy Avenue Railroad viaduct.... Read All
 
Mar 10, 2014 Electronic & Textiles Recycling Event Planned for April 19 2014
Start your spring cleaning today and get ready to recycle on April 19. ... Read All
 
Mar 10, 2014 Historic Preservation Drawing Contest Open to Third Grade Students
The contest is open to all third-grade students who live in Park Ridge or attend Park Ridge schools.​... Read All
 
Restricting Youth Access Is The Key To Breaking The Cycle Of Smoking
In an effort to address this issue, Park Ridge Police investigators conducted tobacco compliance inspections on March 6, 2014... Read All
 
Mar 07, 2014 Don’t Forget to Spring Ahead this Weekend for Daylight Savings Time
Don't forget to set your clock forward one hour on March 9, 2014. ... Read All
 
Police urge motorists to safely celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day
The Park Ridge Police Department will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day holiday to crack down on drunk drivers.... Read All
 
Mar 05, 2014 Mayor Schmidt Expresses his Concern for the Condition of the Touhy Avenue Union Pacific Viaduct
"I am directing staff to contact Union Pacific, and demand, not ask, that the viaduct be repaired in the very near future." ... Read All
 
Mar 04, 2014 Early Voting at Park Ridge City Hall through March 15
Early Voting started on March 3 and will continue through March 15 at Park Ridge City Hall. ... Read All
 
March 8 Special Committee of the Whole on flood reduction
Meeting scheduled for Saturday, March 8 at 9 a.m. Click on headline for Agenda and details.... Read All
 
Release of 2013 Crime Statistics Demonstrate an Increasingly Safer Park Ridge
Overall crime activity for Park Ridge continued to decline, this year by 5.11%.... Read All
 
Park Ridge water customers water use survey
Survey forms for cross connection control program will be included in your next water bill envelope.....​... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
On February 21, 2014 Park Ridge Police responded to a 911 call for a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot at 425 W. Devon... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Arrest and Charge Carjacking and Kidnapping Suspect
News Conference held Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 10:00 am... Read All
 
Youth Commission 2 x 2 Basketball Tournament
Please see the attached flyer for information regarding this event.... Read All
 
Abducted Child Located in Skokie
At approximately 2:15 pm, Skokie Police were notified that a vehicle and child matching the description of those missing from Park Ridge were located ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Are Seeking Public’s Help Locating an Abducted Child
Park Ridge Police are currently seeking any information which may help locate a child who was abducted at approximately 12:20 pm today... Read All
 
Public Works Weather Update
Public Works will be monitoring the warmer temperatures and forecasted rain and the resulting melting snow............. Read All
 
Feb 18, 2014 Mayor Schmidt Delivers State of the City Address
Mayor David Schmidt delivered his fifth State of the City Address on February 17. ... Read All
 
House Fire on South Chester Avenue
On Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 9:47 a.m., the Des Plaines Emergency Communication Center dispatched the Park Ridge Fire Department to a report of a house fire in the 100 block of South Chester Avenue. ... Read All
 
Feb 13, 2014 Preparing for the March 18 Gubernatorial Primary Election
The last day to register to vote in the Gubernatorial Primary Election is February 18, 2014. ... Read All
 
Feb 11, 2014 Application Withdrawn Temporarily for Townhomes at 200 Meacham
The February 11th Planning & Zoning Commission meeting has been canceled. ... Read All
 
Preventing Frozen Water Lines
Residents are reminded to let water drip from faucets to prevent frozen water lines....... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Department to Offer Defensive Driving Course for Seniors
Park Ridge Police will be hosting the AARP Defensive Driving Course for motorists ages 50 and up... Read All
 
Public Works Winter Update
Public Works reports on salting streets, water main breaks, and potholes.... Read All
 
 
Jan 23, 2014 Take Extra Precautions As Temperatures Fall Below Freezing
Subfreezing temperatures can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don't take the proper precautions.... Read All
 
Jan 23, 2014 State Health Department Warns Residents About Hypothermia and Frostbite Risk as Cold Grips the State
State Health Department Warns Residents About Hypothermia and Frostbite Risk as Cold Grips the State “With more arctic weather forecasted for Illinois, it is important to recognize the signs of hypothermia and frostbite, how to treat these conditions and what you can do to avoid them,” said Dr. Hasbrouck. “Everyone should take precautions against hypothermia, but infants and the elderly are particularly at risk and should be monitored closely.” ... Read All
 
Jan 23, 2014 List of Warming Shelters if Needed
The Department of Homeland Security amd Emergency Management made us aware of the following warming shelters in the event there is a need. In order to prevent the unfortunate circumstance of someone in need of emergency assistance being unable to access a warming center, residents should always try to call or contact the centers before trying to gain entry to determine if they are in fact open.... Read All
 
Jan 17, 2014 Mayor Schmidt Supports NW Chicago Aldermen's Resolution for Aircraft Noise Mitigation
Mayor Schmidt released a letter today to Chicago's NW side Aldermen expressing Park Ridge's support for aircraft noise mitigation. ... Download Document
 
Park Ridge Police Will Hold a PACT Area One Beat Meeting
The Park Ridge Police Department will host the fourth PACT Area One Town Hall Meeting on January 28, 2014... Read All
 
Park Ridge Youth Commission Annual Dodge Ball Tournament
Please bring your friends and family to this awesome event! See the attached flyer for event information.​... Read All
 
Jan 13, 2014 Volunteers Sought to Serve on City Boards and Commissions
Currently, the City is seeking volunteers to serve on the following Boards and Commissions. ... Read All
 
Christmas Tree Recycling being done this week
The City will collect Christmas trees for recycling, the week of January 13, 2014 on your regular garbage day. Trees for recycling should be placed curbside.... Read All
 
We’re saving you a seat at the Chief’s Roundtable!
The Park Ridge Police Department will be hosting a Chief’s Roundtable discussion to serve as a useful tool in staying connected with the community... Read All
 
Cook County is Seeking Residents’ Input on Hazard Mitigation Planning Survey
The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has created a survey that is available to all county residents. ... Read All
 
The Fire Department Encourages Residents To Adopt A Hydrant
After so many heavy snow storms, the Fire Department encourages residents to “Adopt a Hydrant” near your home. ... Read All
 
How to notify ComEd of power outages
ComEd encourages customers to notify them as quickly as possible if experiencing a power outage. Text OUT to 26633 or call 1-800-EDISON-1. ... Read All
 
Recycling of Christmas trees postponed until week of January 13
Due to the extreme weather, the collection of trees for chipping will be delayed until the week of January 13.... Read All
 
Refuse & Recycling Collection delayed due to weather
Due to the extreme weather, ARC Disposal will not be collecting on Monday, January 6. Collection will resume on Tuesday, with collections being delayed by one day.... Read All
 
Jan 03, 2014 Park Ridge Urges Residents to be Prepared for Record Breaking Low Temperatures
Be prepared for extremely low temperatures expected over the next few days. Call the Police Dept. at 847/318-5252 with any weather related issues. ... Read All
 
Refuse & Recycling on Holiday Schedule
Due to the holiday, refuse and recycling normally collected on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday of this week will be delayed by one day.... Read All
 
Park Ridge and Rosemont Police K-9 and Resident Arrest Residential Burglars
On December 11, 2013, a resident in the 1100 block of Granville called Park Ridge Police to report two suspicious men walking near a neighbor’s house.... Read All
 
Support and Remember Your Law Enforcement Officers This Holiday Season
Concerns of Police Survivors is encouraging law enforcement families and friends to decorate in blue lights for the coming holiday season... Read All
 
Police Officer Receives Cook County Sheriff’s Police Award of Valor
The Park Ridge Police Department is pleased to announce that Officer Robert Evans recently received the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Award of Valor... Read All
 
Police Will Be Out Doing Extra DUI Patrols This Holiday Season
The Park Ridge Police Department announced its plans for the Holiday season DUI enforcement patrols which focus on both drunk and unbuckled drivers... Read All
 
Recycle styrofoam blocks at the Public Works Service Center
GoGreen Park Ridge is sponsoring the recycling of white styrofoam blocks from December 18-January 8 at the Service Center, 7AM - 3PM.... Read All
 
Take Extra Precautions as Temperatures Drop Below Freezing
Dangerously low temperatures are in the forecast and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe when faced with the hazards of cold temperatures. ... Read All
 
Des Plaines Emergency Communication Center dispatched the Park Ridge Fire Department to a report of a fire in the basement of a home
On Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 4:12 a.m., the Des Plaines Emergency Communication Center dispatched the Park Ridge Fire Department to a report of a fire in the basement of a home in the 600 block of South Delphia Avenue.... Read All
 
Police Continue to Make Burglary Arrests a Priority
On December 5, 2013, Investigators made another arrest for a series of burglaries to automobiles which occurred over the past six months... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Fire Department would like to remind residents to “Keep the wreath RED”
Please read the attached information to learn about holiday fire safety tips.... Read All
 
Yardwaste collection ends week of December 9, 2013
The collection of yardwaste will end for the season the week of December 9, on your regularly scheduled collection day. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Thank Motorists for Buckling Up During the Thanksgiving Holiday
The Park Ridge Police Department recently conducted enhanced Thanksgiving Holiday traffic enforcement, focusing on both drunk and unbuckled drivers... Read All
 
PRPD Alcohol Compliance Checks
The Park Ridge Police Department conducted an alcohol enforcement operation focusing on all businesses selling alcoholic beverages within the City... Read All
 
Toys for Tots 2013
The Park Ridge Police Department is coordinating citywide efforts to assist the United States Marine Corps Reserve in their Toys for Tots campaign... Read All
 
Nov 25, 2013 City Hall Closed November 28 and 29
City Hall will be closed on November 28 and 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. ... Read All
 
Cook County Announces Hazard Mitigation Meetings
Learn about the natural hazards that we face in Cook County and how vulnerable your own home may be.​... Read All
 
Refuse, Recycling & Yardwste on Holiday Schedule
Thursday & Friday refuse, recycling & yardwaste collections will be delayed by one day due to the holiday.​... Read All
 
Restricting Youth Access Is The Key To Breaking The Cycle Of Smoking
In an effort to address this issue, Park Ridge Police investigators conducted tobacco compliance inspections on November 1, 2013... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police begin Thanksgiving Holiday crackdown on drunk drivers and belt law violators
Park Ridge Police will join the State Police in a statewide enforcement effort that begins November 18, 2013 and runs through December 1, 2013... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police to Host Burglary Prevention Information Meeting
The Park Ridge Police Department invites community members to the “Keepin’ it Real” burglary prevention presentation on Wednesday November 20, 2013... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Fire Department was dispatched for a fire in a detached garage behind a single-family residence
On Saturday, November 10 2013, at approximately 6:49 p.m., the Park Ridge Fire Department was dispatched for a fire in the 1200 block of South Washington Avenue.... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Fire Department was dispatched for the report of smoke in a building in the 700 block of Busse Highway
The fire was under control within approximately 10 minutes, with complete extinguishment occurring in approximately 45 minutes, after ComEd had shut down the electrical feed to the entire structure. ​... Read All
 
IEMA, National Weather Service Encourage People to Prepare for Winter Weather
November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois. Please read the following information to learn to prepare. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge, Des Plaines and Niles Police Departments Partner in Cops for Coats
The men and women of these Police Departments are doing their part by collecting coats for those needing assistance in our community... Read All
 
Change Your Clock Change Your Battery
The Park Ridge Fire Department reminds residents to test and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when you change your clock back from Daylight Saving Time, on November 3, 2013. ... Read All
 
Holiday Lights Recycling at Public Works Service Center
The City is offering a holiday lights recycling program at the Public Works Service Center, Monday thru Friday, 7AM to 3PM. ... Read All
 
Oct 22, 2013 Trick or Treat Hours and Safety Tips
Halloween Hours are 3 pm to 8 pm on October 31. ... Read All
 
Sep 26, 2013 Document Shredding Event Planned for October 5
State Representative Marty Moylan and the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce will be co-sponsoring this event. ... Read All
 
Annual Park Ridge Fire Department Open House Scheduled for October 5, 2013
Please click on the link for an overview of our wonderful event!... Read All
 
Is Your House 100 Years Old?
If so, the Historic Preservation Commission would like to hear from you. ... Read All
 
Sep 23, 2013 Applications Available for 25th Annual Cook County Sheriff's Youth Service Medal of Honor Award
Applications can be downloaded from the City's website, www.parkridge.us, or are available in the foyer at City Hall. ... Read All
 
First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Suburban Cook County
Residents are strongly urged to use basic prevention measures.... Download Document
 
Sep 10, 2013 New Chairman Appointed for Planning and Zoning Commission
Mayor Schmidt announced the appointment of Joseph Baldi as the new Chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Awarded Third Place in Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge
The Traffic Safety Challenge program is a friendly year-long competition among local, county and state law enforcement agencies... Read All
 
Know How To Beat The Summer Heat
The heat of summer is here, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe when faced with extended periods of high temperatures. Please read the attached information to learn ways to prepare for extreme heat.... Read All
 
Cooling Center Locations During Extreme Heat
The attached list of cooling centers, as well as the Park Ridge Public Library, are open to the public during regular business hours (8:30 am to 5:00 pm). ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Partners With MCYAF To Offer 24 Hour Prescription Drug Disposal Program
The Park Ridge Police Department offers a 24-hour medication take back program... Download Document
 
Sep 06, 2013 Cook County Board of Review offers Presentations to Help Maine Township Residents Understand the Property Valuation Appeals Process
Two presentations have been scheduled to help Maine Township property owners understand the appeals process. ... Read All
 
Sep 06, 2013 Prospect & Summit Avenue Businesses Open During Beautification Project
Pardon our Temporary Dust while the City beautifies the Uptown Business Area. Prospect and Summit Avenue stores will remain open during the construction project. ... Read All
 
School Bells are Ringing. As Your Child Heads Back to Class Be Ready for Emergency Situations That Can Arise
Prepare yourself and children now to be disaster-ready throughout the school year. ... Read All
 
9/11 Service of Remembrance
The Park Ridge Police and Fire Departments Invite You to a 9/11 Service of Remembrance to be held at Station #35... Read All
 
Uptown Streetscape Work to Begin Week of September 9
On September 9, work begins on a streetscape project on Prospect (east side) from the Pickwick south to Summit, and on Summit from Prospect to Ridge. ... Read All
 
Refuse, Recycling and Yardwaste on Holiday Schedule the week of September 2
Refuse, recycling and yardwaste will be delayed for one day the week of September 2 due to the holiday.​... Read All
 
School’s Back in Session, Please Drive Carefully
Motorists should be extra attentive this time of year, staying on the lookout for children during their daily commute... Read All
 
Cooling Center Locations During this Heat Advisory
Please see the attached information regarding cooling center locations in Cook County.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Firefighters are Filling their Boots for MDA
The Park Ridge Fire Department and Local #2697 will hit the streets on Friday, August 23 and again on Friday, August 30 to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). ... Read All
 
Aug 20, 2013 Two Community Garage Sales Planned for September
Get ready for end of summer savings at the Community Garage Sales on September 7 and 28. ... Read All
 
August is School Preparedness Month in Illinois
As part of School Preparedness Month during August, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) encourages parents to include emergency preparedness in those back-to-school plans... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police and Niles Police Join to Conduct Roadside Safety Check
Park Ridge and Niles Police Departments will conduct a roadside safety checkpoint in the 7000 Block of Touhy Avenue... Read All
 
Aug 20, 2013 Joint Program Helps You Save Money and Energy
Find out how you can save money and energy through a joint program offered by ComEd and Nicor. ... Read All
 
Aug 20, 2013 FEMA and American Red Cross: Partners in Illinois Recovery
Those with unmet needs arising from the disaster of April 16-May 5 may reach the American Red Cross by calling 312-854-9870, seven days week, 24 hours a day. ... Read All
 
Aug 16, 2013 Are You Concerned About Garbage, Recycling and Other Solid Waste Issues?
SWANCC is seeking input from elected officials, municipal staff, and the public.... Read All
 
Two Suspects Charged in Area Restaurant Pickpocketing Enterprise
On July 23, 2013 Northbrook Police arrested two individuals who are believed to be responsible for an area wide criminal pickpocketing enterprise... Read All
 
Farrell Avenue Construction to Begin
Construction of a new storm sewer will begin on Monday, August 19, in the intersection of Potter and Farrell. Farrell will be closed to through traffic during the working hours of 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday. ... Read All
 
Aug 14, 2013 Business License, Building Permit: Tools to Protect Against Rip Off Contractors
Unsure whether or not you need a permit for your home repairs due to April flooding? Call Community Preservation and Development at 847/318-5291. ... Read All
 
Flooding Registration to End but Right to Appeal FEMA Decision for 60 Days Remains
Though registration ends this week—Aug. 8—for federal assistance to recover from severe weather and flooding of April 16-May 5, there is a right to appeal aFEMA decision within 60 days of the determination letter’s date. ... Read All
 
Hammer Wielding Suspect in Park Ridge Bank Robbery Arrested
On August 7th, Park Ridge investigators, working with agents from the Chicago field office of the FBI, arrested Anthony M. Nugent, for armed robbery... Read All
 
City Hall Hours Changing September 1
New Hours 8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Department Investigates Bank Robbery
Park Ridge Police are investigating a bank robbery which occurred at the TCF Bank, 1 W. Devon Avenue, Park Ridge, IL on August 5, 2013... Read All
 
Aug 06, 2013 Federal Disaster Aid to Illinois Residents Tops $148 Million
To register or to ask questions about your claim, call 800-621-3362 or TTY 800-462-7585. Residents can also register online at www.disasterassistance.gov or via web-enabled phone at m.fema.gov.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police to Host Coffee With a Cop
Park Ridge Police and community members will come together for five informal meetings to discuss community issues, build relationships & drink coffee ... Read All
 
Jul 31, 2013 Beware: Fraudsters Still Preying Upon Disaster Survivors
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) remind Illinois residents affected by the severe storms and flooding of April 16 to May 5 that the possibility of fraud persists. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police to Participate in the 2013 Law Enforcement Torch Run Plane Pull
The Plane Pull is a key part of law enforcement’s grassroots efforts to raise both money and awareness for their charity of choice: Special Olympics.... Read All
 
Police Department to Host 9th Annual National Night Out
National Night Out is an opportunity to meet police officers, talk with their neighbors, strengthen the community, learn about safety and fight crime.... Read All
 
Jul 25, 2013 FEMA Extends Registration Deadline for Flood Assistance
The deadline to register has been extended until August 8, 2013.... Read All
 
 
Jul 23, 2013 City Hall Changes Business Hours, Effective September 1
The new hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ... Read All
 
City chipping branches from Storm
City crews will be chipping branches from the weekend storm the week of July 22. Branches should be placed curbside before 7 a.m. on your regular refuse collection day. Residents will need to contract with a tree company or landscaper for any branches from private property trees that are greater than 8" in diameter and for full tree removals. ... Read All
 
The National Weather Service in Chicago Has Issued a Heat Advisory Which Is In Effect from 11 am Thursday to 7 pm CDT Friday
The City of Park Ridge Fire Department encourages all citizens to check on neighbors you know may need assistance during this heat advisory.... Read All
 
Jul 18, 2013 FEMA Flood Claim Deadline Approaches
Only one week remains for Illinoisans affected by the storms and flooding that took place from April 16 to May 5 to register for FEMA assistance. The deadline is Wednesday, July 24, 2013. ... Read All
 
Jul 18, 2013 Shield Your Property Against Fraud
Learn how you can protect your most valuable investment with the Property Fraud Alert System. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Investigate Suspicious Incident
Police are investigating a suspicious incident which occurred in the 1000 Block of Parkwood on July 9, 2013 at approximately 4:00 pm... Read All
 
Jul 08, 2013 PACE Bus 209, 241 and 290 Re-Routed During Taste of Park Ridge Event
Please see the attached notice regarding the re-routing of Pace Bus Routes 209, 241 and 290. Plan ahead due to the nature of these bus detours. ... Download Document
 
City applies for grants for flood control projects
The City through its consultant, has applied for $27 million dollars for flood control / mitigation projects.​... Read All
 
Deadline for Flood Aid Applications Extended to July 24
The state requested the extension Monday to enable people affected by flooding in federally designated counties to seek grants and loans to help with their recovery. The original registration deadline was July 9.... Read All
 
Jul 02, 2013 More Information from FEMA as July 9 Flood Assistance Application Deadline Approaches
Two news releases from FEMA: FEMA Grant Recipients Must Keep Their Receipts; and, Federal Disaster Aid to Illinois Residents Tops $116.2 Million... Read All
 
July 4th Click It or Ticket
Park Ridge Police will join the Illinois State Police in a statewide enforcement effort that begins June 28, 2013 and runs through July 7, 2013... Read All
 
Refuse, Recycling and Yardwaste on Holiday Schedule
Refuse, recycling & yardwaste collection will be delayed by one day beginning on Thursday, July 4, for the holiday. Collection will resume on Friday.... Read All
 
City Arranges Special Pickup With ARC Disposal Due to Flooding
A special flood debris pickup (no electronics) has been arranged due to June 26 flooding.... Read All
 
Jun 26, 2013 Only Two Weeks Remain to Register for Disaster Assistance with FEMA
Call FEMA today at 800/621-FEMA to register if you suffered losses due to the April flooding. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Arrest ATM Skimmer Suspect
Park Ridge police have responded to two incidents of attempted skimming both on the 100 block of Euclid​... Read All
 
Permit Required for Garage Sales
Any resident planning a garage sale must obtain a Garage Sale Permit which is provided to Park Ridge residents free of charge.... Read All
 
Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Cook County will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21
Please read the following new release for more information.... Read All
 
Jun 20, 2013 Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Help Illinois Families Stay in Their Homes
Illinois Homeowner Protection Act Extension Ensures Families Have a 90-Day Foreclosure Grace Period to get Back on Track ... Read All
 
Restricting Youth Access Is The Key To Breaking The Cycle Of Smoking
Park Ridge Police investigators conducted tobacco compliance inspections on May 29, 2013. ... Read All
 
Many Residents May Mistakenly Believe They Have Registered with FEMA
Information requested by the City of Park Ridge was only a preliminary step gathering information to determine if the City qualified as a disaster area. The way to know for sure that you have registered with FEMA is if you have been assigned a nine-digit Registration Identification Number, which verifies your registration status.... Read All
 
Apply for FEMA Assistance Even if You Have Flood Insurance
FEMA disaster assistance may sometimes cover damages that flood insurance does not. The deadline to apply is July 9, 2013.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Partner With Lutheran General Hospital and Will Hold a PACT Town Hall Meeting
This meeting, facilitated by Beat Team Leader Officer Matt McGannon will focus on recent criminal activity in the area and local traffic issues. ... Read All
 
April Flood Victims Must Apply for FEMA Assistance Before July 9 Deadline
Call 800/362-3362 or visit www.disasterassistance.gov. to apply for FEMA assistance online.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Continue to Make Burglary Arrests
Park Ridge investigators were again successful at identifying, locating and charging a number of individuals with burglary and related offenses... Read All
 
Northbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to Close Overnight Saturday
All lanes of the northbound Tri-State Tollway (I-294) between the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) and I-90 will be closed during the overnight hours from midnight, June 8, into Sunday morning for emergency repairs to the Balmoral Avenue Bridge.... Download Document
 
Jun 05, 2013 Deadline to Register for FEMA Assistance Due to April Flooding: July 9, 2013
The deadline to register for assistance is July 9, 2013. ... Read All
 
Join the Park Ridge Police Department for the 2013 Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run
The Police Department will carry the torch for a leg of it's journey during this year's Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run this Sunday... Read All
 
Jun 04, 2013 Renters with Flood Damage May Be Eligible for FEMA Help
Renters should not disqualify themselves from receiving FEMA Assistance due to the April flooding.... Read All
 
Vehicle Stickers Display Deadline June 15, 2013
Vehicle stickers must be displayed by June 15, 2013... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Investigate Suspicious Incident
Park Ridge Police are investigating a suspicious incident which occurred in the 1100 Block of Northwest Hwy. on May 29, 2013 at approximately 8:50pm... Read All
 
Don’t Disqualify Yourself By Not Registering For FEMA Assistance
If you choose not to register with FEMA, you disqualify yourself from receiving federal disaster assistance. ​... Read All
 
Federal Disaster Aide To Illinois Residents Reaches $51 Million
In the nearly two weeks since 11 counties in Illinois were declared a major disaster area, federal assistance has reached $51 million, distributed among more than 17,000 individuals and households. ... Read All
 
Refuse Recycling and Yardwaste Collection on Holiday Schedule
Refuse, Recycling and Yardwaste collection will be delayed for one day the week of May 27.... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Fire Department Reminds Families to Stay Safe This Memorial Day
Governor Pat Quinn today urged families across Illinois to stay safe this weekend as they celebrate and remember our brave servicemembers who gave their lives to protect our freedom. The governor has directed a number of state agencies to take every step necessary to ensure the safety of all Illinois residents.... Read All
 
The City of Park Ridge Fire Department Will Begin the 2013 Hydrant Flushing Program on June 3
This is a critical process to ensure the readiness of the City in case of fire. ... Read All
 
Ineligible? FEMA May Just Need Additional Information
If you’ve registered for federal disaster assistance and received a letter saying you’re ineligible, make sure to double check that you provided all the necessary information when you initially applied.​... Read All
 
FEMA Has Established a Disaster Recovery Center in Des Plaines
Please read the following press release to learn more.... Read All
 
What to Expect From a FEMA Home Inspection
CHICAGO -- Inspectors from FEMA have begun meeting with disaster applicants in McHenry, Lake, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Cook, LaSalle, Kendall, Will, Grundy and Fulton counties. Inspectors are reviewing damage caused by severe storms and flooding from April 16 through May 5, 2013. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Seek Additional Victims After Investigating and Unraveling Complex Fraud Scheme
Park Ridge Investigators were able to arrest and charge David Ray Wooten on charges stemming from a series of fraudulent activities... Read All
 
Residents Affected by April Flooding Are Urged to Call FEMA
Park Ridge residents or businesses who suffered losses as a result of flooding from the April storms are urged to call FEMA at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). ... Read All
 
Debit Card Phone Scam 2013
A computer automated phone scam has impacted Central and Southern Illinois Bank customers. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Officers To Stake Out Dunkin' Donuts Rooftops
This year, police officers are scheduled to cover a record 150 Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops to heighten awareness to benefit Special Olympics Illinois... Read All
 
Volunteers Sought for City Board and Commission Openings
The City of Park Ridge is seeking volunteers to sit on boards and commissions.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Make Series of Burglary Arrests
Recently, Park Ridge investigators were successful at identifying, locating and charging a number of individuals with burglary and related offenses. ... Read All
 
President Obama Declares Cook County a Disaster Area
President Obama has declared Cook County as a disaster area due to the extensive flooding in the area last month.... Read All
 
Maine Township Hosts Flood Victim Appeal Session
May 15, 2013 at the Maine Township Town Hall, 1700 Ballard Road at 6:00 p.m.... Read All
 
News Release From Governor Quinn's Office Regarding Flood Assistance
Governor Quinn has asked President Obama to declare eleven counties in Illinois as disaster areas. ​... Read All
 
Property Tax Appeal Deadline in Maine Township Extended to May 20, 2013
and possible assessment reduction for SUBSTANTIAL flood damage.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police join Click It or Ticket Campaign to Help Save Lives
Buckle up and encourage your loved ones to do the same. You will save the cost of a ticket and may save a life.... Read All
 
National Police Week Event
On Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:30 p.m., the Park Ridge Police Department will be conducting "A Service of Remembrance". ... Read All
 
Limited Quantity of Flood Clean-Up Kits at Public Works Service Center
Limited quantity of Flood Clean-Up kits are available at the Public Works Service Center.... Read All
 
Collection Arranged for Flood Debris
Flood related items will be collected for the next two weeks only.... Read All
 
UPDATE - Deadline Extended to April 29 3pm for Flood Damage Assessments
The City is asking residents and businesses suffering damage resulting from the Flood of April 18 – 19, to complete the Individual Flood Damage Assessment Survey.... Read All
 
When Building Permits are Necessary
Information on when a building permit is required and how to obtain one in the City of Park Ridge.... Read All
 
Cook County Issues a Disaster Proclamation
A copy of the Cook County news release has been attached.... Download Document
 
UPDATED Friday 04/19 Noon - City Wide Flooding
For Emergencies call 911--For Non-Emergency information, please call (847) 318-5240... Read All
 
Mayor Schmidt Declares State of Civil Emergency
Mayor Schmidt has proclaimed that a State of Civil Eemergency exists in the City of Park Ridge. ... Read All
 
Cleaning up After a Flood
Please visit the City's website for additional information at www.parkridge.us - Left front page... Read All
 
From the Office of Chief Kaminski: Prom and Graduation Letter to Parents
The prom and graduation season is upon us. If you decide to host a party, make sure you set ground rules ahead of time.... Read All
 
UPDATED 4/18 5:00pm - City-Wide Flooding Emergency
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. For Non-Emergency information, please call (847) 318-5252.​... Read All
 
UPDATED 04/18 1:10 pm - City Wide Flooding
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. For Non-Emergency information, please call (847) 318-6721.​... Read All
 
Governor Quinn Declares State of Emergency
In Wake of Flash and River Flooding State Readies Personnel, Resources to Assist Local Governments - News Release ... Read All
 
City Cancels April 18 Appearance Commission Meeting
The meeting for this evening has been cancelled due to flooding which has made some streets impassable. ... Read All
 
City Wide Flooding
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1. For Non-Emergency information, please call (847) 318-6721.​... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Fire Department Responded to the Reported Fire in a House in the 300 Block of Cedar Street
First arriving companies identified a two-story, single-family residential structure with no smoke showing, however the homeowner was in the front yard and stated that her house was on fire. ... Read All
 
Change in Hours of Operation for Public Works Service Center
Effective May 1, 2013, the hours of operation for the Public Works Service Center will be from 7AM to 3PM, Monday thru Friday.... Read All
 
Beware of Scam Solicitation Calls
Never provide any of your account information to solicitors. ... Read All
 
Historic Preservation Poster Contest open to all Third Graders
This year's theme is "The Place that Matters to You."... Read All
 
Arbor Day Foundation Names Park Ridge Tree City USA
The City of Park Ridge has been named a Tree City USA for the 29th year.... Read All
 
ComEd Offers Assistance Funds
ComEd announced they are ending its winter moratorium of service disconnections. ... Read All
 
Yardwaste Collection begins the week of April 1
ARC will begin seasonal yardwaste collection the week of April 1, on the regularly scheduled refuse collection day.... Read All
 
Construction in the South Park Area
There will be construction at the Talcott/Courtland/Devon intersection on Thurs., Fri., and Sat., March 28-30. Traffic should use caution.... Read All
 
City-wide Electricity Savings to Continue
The City is pleased that it is able to continue offering a program to its residents that will save them money on electrical power for another year. ... Read All
 
City collects 1,964 pounds of holiday lights
As part of the City's Holiday Lights Recycling program, residents turned in 1,964 pounds of holiday lights and cords. Thanks to all who participated. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Host a Town Hall Meeting
The Park Ridge Police Department invites the community to a Town Hall Meeting on March 13, 2013... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Fire Department Responds to a Fire Involving an Attached Garage of a Single Family Residence
On Saturday March 9, 2013 at approximately 5:51 a.m, the 9-1-1 center (North Suburban Emergency Communications Center), received a report of a fire in a garage in the 1500 block of North Potter Rd.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police urge motorists to safely celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day
The Park Ridge Police Department will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day holiday to crack down on drunk drivers... Read All
 
ComEd's Earth Month Grant Contest
Learn more about this great grant opportunity offered by ComEd. ... Read All
 
It's Not Too Late to Register to Vote
Those wishing to cast a ballot in the April 9 election must register to vote by 5 pm on Tuesday, March 12. ... Read All
 
IDOT launches planning study for I-90, from I-90 to Harlem Avenue
The Illinois Department of Transportation has scheduled a Public Open House for Tuesday, March 26, from 4-7 p.m.... Read All
 
Preparing for the April 9 Consolidated Election
Are you registered to vote? Do you know the dates for Early Voting? Keep reading to find out the answers to your voting questions. ... Read All
 
Mayor Schmidt delivers the 2013 State of the City Address
Mayor Schmidt will deliver his 2013 State of the City Address at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 4, 2013. ... Download Document
 
Park Ridge Fashion Police: Prom Possible Event
The Park Ridge, Des Plaines and Niles Police Departments will be collecting dresses through the month of March in an effort to help these girls... Read All
 
Park Ridge Water Customers Cross Connection Control Notice
Park Ridge establishes an on-line cross connection control (backflow preventer) tracking program.... Read All
 
Meetings at City Hall Cancelled for 2/26/13 due to Inclement Weather
All City meetings scheduled for the evening of February 26, 2013 have been cancelled due to inclement weather. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police to Conduct Entry Level Police Officer Examination
The City of Park Ridge in conjunction with the Northwest Suburban Police Consortium will hold an open, competitive examination ... Read All
 
Charges Approved Against Driver in December 22, 2012 Motor Vehicle Crash
Park Ridge Police officers from the Major Crash Unit completed their investigation into a motor vehicle crash which occurred on December 22, 2012... Read All
 
Restricting Youth Access Is The Key To Breaking The Cycle Of Smoking
In an effort to address this issue, Park Ridge Police investigators conducted tobacco compliance inspections on February 20, 2013... Read All
 
City offers wood chip delivery for the month of March
Park Ridge residents can receive a full or half load of wood chips delivered to their residence free of charge from March 1 thru March 29.... Read All
 
Please Don't Let Winter Storms Catch You off Guard
The Park Ridge Fire Department would like to remind you to keep hydrants clear and learn about safety tips during winter storms.... Read All
 
2012 Top 10 Crash Intersections
The Park Ridge Police Department remains committed to improving traffic safety within our community... Read All
 
City of Park Ridge, Illinois is Named One of the Safest Communities in the Nation
Park Ridge ranked 72nd this year and is included in the Top 100 along with 11 other Illinois communities. ... Read All
 
CPR Classes at the Park Ridge Fire Department
Healthcare Provider and Heart Saver & CPR classes are held monthly at Station 36, 1000 N. Greenwood. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Collaborate to Arrest Burglary Suspects
Officers from the Park Ridge Police Department recently made, and assisted in, the arrests of several burglary suspects... Read All
 
Shredding Event Planned
Save the Date! February 16, 2013, 9:00 am - Noon at Juno Lighting, 1300 S Wolf Road in Des Plaines... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Respond to and Manage a Multi-Vehicle Crash
On January 29, Park Ridge Police officers responded to a series of motor vehicle crashes, involving a school bus, occurring on Oakton Street... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Arrest Attempted Robbery Suspect
The Police Department has been investigating an attempted robbery which occurred on January 17 at approximately 12:45 p.m. in the area 900 W. Higgins... Read All
 
Governor Pat Quinn Called on Every Illinois Resident, School and Business to Participate in the Largest Earthquake Drill in the History of the Midwest
The drill will take place on Thursday, February 7, at 10:15 a.m. Participants can register for the drill at www.shakeout.org/centralus. Please click here to learn more.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Department Awarded Law Enforcement Accreditation
Over the past year, The Park Ridge Police Department has worked towards achieving accredited status with the Illinois Association of Chief’s of Police... Read All
 
O'Hare Airport Commission Survey
Please complete OAC's Survey.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police are Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash
On January 16, 2013, the Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Oakton and Busse ... Read All
 
Historic Preservation Commission Workshop planned for February 6
The Historic Preservation Commission has planned a workshop meeting on February 6, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Park Ridge City Hall.... Read All
 
Healthy Community Survey Is On Its Way To You
Watch your mailbox in early February for the first survey in 10 years to assess health care and human needs in Park Ridge.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police are Pleased to Announce the Promotion of Sergeant Gregory Taylor
On January 4, 2013, Officer Gregory Taylor was promoted to the position of Sergeant in a ceremony at City Hall. ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Partner With Lutheran General Hospital to Hold a PACT Area One, Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, January 29, 2013
This meeting, facilitated by Beat Team Leader Officer Matt McGannon will focus on recent criminal activity in the area and local traffic issues... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police worked hard to keep the Holidays safe for motorists
The Park Ridge Police Department was awarded the grant and had extra officers out between December 17, 2012 and January 1, 2013... Read All
 
Recycle Christmas Trees
The recycling of Christmas trees for mulch will be the week of January 7, 2013.... Read All
 
Holiday and Christmas Tree Fire Safety
Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. ... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Fire Department would like to remind residents to “Keep the wreath RED"
The City’s fire stations have a wreath hanging in front, covered in red lights. If a holiday related fire occurs, a red bulb will be taken out and replaced with a white bulb. Below ... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Offer Tips for Secure Shopping Online During the Holiday Season
The Park Ridge Police Department encourages shoppers to review the following information before they click or tap to buy items on their holiday list... Read All
 
Sounds of the Season at City Hall
Sounds of the Season will fill the Council Chambers prior to the December 3 and December 17 City Council meetings. ... Read All
 
Shop Park Ridge today - Small Business Saturday
It's Small Business Saturday. Remember to shop Park Ridge today for all your needs.... Read All
 
Winterfest 2012 - Friday, Nov 23 at 6 pm
Join us for a good, old fashioned family fun night on Friday, November 23 staring at 6 pm. Start your holiday shopping at many of our fine stores. Please remember to shop locally.... Read All
 
Park Ridge Police Department Conducts Alcohol Compliance Checks
The department is pleased to announce that majority of establishments were in compliance and thanks them for their efforts in preventing underage drinking... Read All
 
City Hall Thanksgiving Holiday Observance
City Hall will be closed on November 22 and 23. ... Read All
 
Refuse & Recycling on Holiday Schedule for Thursday & Friday collections
Refuse, recycling & yardwaste colection will be delayed for one day on Thursday & Friday, with Friday collection on Nov. 24.... Read All
 
2012 Toys for Tots Campaign
Donations will be accepted between November 23 and December 14, 2012... Read All
 
Please Support and Remember Your Law Enforcement Officers This Holiday Season
Place one blue light in a window of your home to show support for officers killed in the line of duty and those who continue to work America's streets... Read All
 
City's Youth Commission Seeks Volunteers to Shovel Snow
Ald. Maloney is reaching out to the community and looking for responsible volunteers willing to shovel snow for seniors or disabled residents. ... Read All
 
Nov 13, 2012 City Plans Special Workshop to Assist Local Businesses During the Holiday
A workshop meeting has been planned for November 19, 2012 at Park Ridge City Hall at 6:00 p.m. so that businesses can discuss ways that the City can help promote shopping in Park Ridge during the holidays. ... Read All
 
Holiday Click it or Ticket Safety Campaign
The Park Ridge Police Department was awarded the grant and will have extra officers out between November 12th and November 25th... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Police Department wants you to have a safe and fun Holiday Season
The following Holiday Safety Tips were compiled to contribute to the safety and security of people during the holiday season... Read All
 
Holiday Lights Recycling at Public Works Service Center
The City is offering a holiday lights recycling program at the Public Works Service Center, Monday thru Friday, 7AM to 4PM.... Read All
 
The Park Ridge Police Department wants you to have a safe and fun Halloween!
Remember to stop by the police department for your free “Trick or Treat” bag while supplies last!... Read All
 
News You Can Use About Mosquitos
Information about mosquito spraying and Nothwest Cook County Mosquito Abatement (NWMAD). ... Read All
 
Answers About Skunks
Recommended precautions that can be taken for skunks in the area.... Read All
 

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