Welcome to the Village of River Forest

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Community updates

Crime prevention

Learn about what you can do to help keep River Forest safe.

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Holiday parking

The Overnight Parking Ban will be lifted from Thursday, 12/20/18 (12:01 AM) through Wednesday, 1/2/19 (9:00 AM).

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Holiday season Village Hall closures

The Village Board and staff wish the community a very safe and happy holiday season. Please note Village Hall will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. 

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Refuse Pickup Delays

Refuse will not be collected on Tuesday, December 25 or Tuesday, January 1. Refuse pickup for Tuesday and Wednesday will be delayed one day during these two weeks. 


Upcoming events

  1. Jan 21 Mon

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - VILLAGE HALL OFFICES CLOSED

    12::00AM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest, IL

  2. Jan 23 Wed

    Quarterly Community Crime Prevention Meeting

    04::30PM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest - IL - 1st Floor - Community Room

  3. Jan 24 Thu

    Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the River Forest Police Pension Fund

    02::00PM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest - IL

  4. Jan 24 Thu

    Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the River Forest Police Pension Fund

    03::30PM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest - IL

  5. Jan 24 Thu

    Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

    07::00PM, Village Hall - 400 Park Avenue - River Forest - IL - 1st Floor - Community Room

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Guides to River Forest

Learn about the Village of River Forest, it's history, community programs, and more.

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