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Posted on: November 12, 2019

A Richton Park Gem Inspires Novel & Hallmark Movie

"Christmas Under the Stars," set to air on the Hallmark Channel November 16th, is a film based on the novel The Christmas Tree Lot. The book was inspired by an actual Christmas tree lot in Richton Park, IL.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

November/December VIEWS Available Now!

Richton Park VIEWS - 9th Issue Cover

The November/December edition of the Richton Park VIEWS is here! There's some great content, including Census 2020, the I Make a Difference Award recipients, Parks & Rec programs & events, Small Business Saturday, the Richton Park Public Library, & more!

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

"Come to Your CENSUS & Be Counted!"

Census data impacts our daily lives, informing important decisions about funding for services and infrastructure in your community, including health care, senior centers, jobs, roads, schools, and businesses. More than $675 BILLION in federal funding flow...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Small Business Saturday 2019

Again this year, Richton Park is serving as the Community Champion. We want to rally all businesses to make the day a success. Remember, Small Business Saturday this year is November 30th, the first Saturday after Thanksgiving. Let’s put Richton...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Trustee Brian Coleman Honored by Matthew House

The event was focused on “Supporting and Unleashing the Bonds of Homelessness,” and honored Trustee Coleman for his role and leadership in politics and government.

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

A Look at Junior Fire Academy 2019

With two sessions each summer, the program is influential and the participants absolutely adore it. Some even state that they now want to pursue a career in Fire & Rescue when they become of age to do so. In this weeklong program, children get to expe...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Richton Park Recognizes New Village Trustee Joseph Canady

Joseph Canady has been Village Clerk since 2012, sworn in by then Deputy Clerk Angie Zambrano, to fulfill the last year of the late and previous Clerk Mary Pierce's term. The following year Joseph ran for election for the position and won outright.

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Construction Underway on Southland College Prep's Multi-Purpose Addition

The multi-purpose addition will be approximately 36,000 square feet and will include a competition size court that can be used for basketball or volleyball and divided into two      practice courts.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Richton Park Receives Domino's "Paving for Pizza" Grant

Domino’s has created, initiated, and implemented a nationwide program called “Paving for Pizza” advertising a campaign that is based on their promise to “save carryout pizza, one pothole at a time.”

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Richton Park I-57 Bridge Under Construction - Monday, Sept. 16th!

Under Construction - I57 Bridge

In order to complete the work, there will be permanent lane closures on Sauk Trail and intermittent overnight closures on I-57. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Sauk Trail, with access to all businesses maintained during constructi...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Under Construction | Sauk Trail from Gov Hwy, on East

Under Construction - Sauk Trail - August 2019

Please prepare accordingly for possible delays. We'll keep you updated on the projects progress.

IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Portland cement concrete patching and diamond grinding;
  • Curb and gutter replacement;
  • Striping;
  • Guardrail removal and replacement;
  • ADA ramp imp...
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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Joseph Joyce Named 2019 Citizen of the Year!

2019 Citizen if the Year - Joseph Joyce

This individual very generously volunteers his time and services to the residents of Richton Park. For the last six years, he has sponsored and coordinated “Community Fun Day,” which is an all-day event that includes: 3-on3 basketball,...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Officer Dahlberg Earns Medal of Valor Award

Ryan Dahlberg Medal of Valor

Our very own Richton Park Police Officer Dahlberg was recently honored by the Park Forest Police Department. He, along with several Park Forest Police Officers were awarded the prestigious Medal of Valor for their efforts to stop a dangerous  sub...

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