Buffalo Grove Bulletin

Posted on: July 17, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE NAMED MOST EDUCATED CITY IN ILLINOIS

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Buffalo Grove has received the Most Educated Cities Award in Illinois, from Insurify. Just one community in each of the 50 states receives this award, which recognizes the town whose residents have the highest rated educational achievements.

“We are very pleased as a Village to be honored with this award,” said Village President Beverly Sussman. “I am a strong proponent of education and believe it is an important factor in achieving professional success and build...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: July 12, 2018

BRANDYWYN LANE TO CLOSE AT DEERFIELD PARKWAY FOR CONCRETE PATCHING

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Buffalo Grove, IL, The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) will be closing Brandywyn Lane at Deerfield Parkway to through traffic starting Monday, July 23 at 6 a.m. and will reopen the afternoon of Friday, August 3.

The closure is necessary to safely patch concrete lanes on Deerfield Parkway through the Brandywyn Lane intersection. Local traffic will have access from Thompson Boulevard south to Brandywyn Court.

Detour Route: Deerfield Parkway to Green Knolls Drive to T...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: July 12, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE RELEASE INDEPENDENCE DAY TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT RESULTS

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Buffalo Grove Police made two drunk-driving arrests during its recent Independence Day traffic enforcement effort.

In addition, 108 seat-belt citations were written, 13 cell phone tickets, along with two arrests for driving a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license.

“These enforcement crackdowns are vitally important because too man...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: July 10, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE WELCOMES WOODMAN’S AS PARTNER FOR 2018 BUFFALO GROVE DAYS EVENT

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The Village of Buffalo Grove is pleased to announce a public-private partnership with Woodman’s Food Markets, Inc. to sponsor several events during Buffalo Grove Days.

"Woodman's is proud to be part of the Buffalo Grove community, and happy to sponsor this great community event. We look forward to a long relationship with Buffalo Grove, and to providing our great everyday low prices and tremendous selection for yea...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: July 5, 2018

ROAD "TOTAL PATCHING"

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Many streets throughout Buffalo Grove are in need of road repair. Failures on these streets vary in cause-the Village takes a variety of approaches to remedy these issues in the most cost-effective way.

Some streets are included in the annual road replacement/resurfacing program, but others are not due to budget constraints. Public Works employs other methods to address them, including surface patching, full depth patching, pothole patching, crack sealin...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: June 25, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE PROVIDE VISOR CARDS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING MOTORISTS

The Buffalo Grove Police Department is proud to announce the distribution of laminated visor cards for deaf and hard of hearing motorists. The program formally commenced at the Monday, June 18, 2018 Buffalo Grove Village Board meeting.

The visor cards allow drivers to quickly identify themselves as deaf or hard of hearing during a traffic stop. One side of the card features graphics to allow officers to communicate why the driver was stopped and what information the officer needs. There...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: June 20, 2018

VILLAGE OF BUFFALO GROVE APPEALS FIRE PENSION BOARD RULING

A 100-percent line-of-duty death benefit due to colon cancer was awarded to the widow of deceased FF/PM Kevin Hauber; the first award of its kind in the State of Illinois.

The Village of Buffalo Grove has appealed the Buffalo Grove Fire Pension Board award of an enhanced 100-percent line-of-duty death pension benefit applied for by the widow of former Firefighter/Paramedic (FF/PM) Kevin Hauber. The enhanced pension award wa...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: June 4, 2018

CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN REMINDS PEOPLE TO BUCKLE UP FOR SAFETY

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The Buffalo Grove Police Department successfully brought awareness to area residents during its annual Click It or Ticket high-visibility seat belt enforcement campaign, held May 18 through May 29, 2018, by writing a total of 47 seat belt citations.

Officers also made two DUI arrests and arrested one motorist for driving while on a suspended license. The campaign, which coincided with one of the busiest holiday weekends of the year, was twofold: combine increased enforcement, and a zero-tolerance pol...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE WARN RESIDENTS ABOUT RUSE BURGLARIES

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With the arrival of warmer temperatures, the Buffalo Grove Police Department would like to remind residents about ‘Ruse Burglaries’.

A ruse burglary occurs when a pair, or group of people pose as employees from legitimate companies and approach a resident at their home.

The Police Department recently responded to two incidents where two individuals posed as ComEd workers to gain acces...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: May 25, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE TO REWARD LOCAL YOUTHS WITH FREE SLURPEES®

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This summer, Buffalo Grove Police Officers will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee® justice to area youths.

For the 23rd year, 7-Eleven® is partnering with local police to distribute free Slurpee® drink coupons to children through its popular Operation Chill® community service program.

Buffalo Grove police will distribute 200 coupons duri...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: April 30, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE TO KICK-OFF PRAIRIE VIEW METRA STATION AREA PLAN AT PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE

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The public open house will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Road in Buffalo Grove.

The Village of Buffalo Grove is kicking off the Prairie View Metra Station Area Plan with a public open house on May 10, 2018. Planning and design firm, Ratio, has been retained by the Village to guide the project, which will produce a community-driven vi...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

BGPFFPA, LOCAL 3177 ESTABLISHES KEVIN HAUBER MEMORIAL TRUST FUND

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Trust funds will be utilized for the education, health and well-being of the firefighter/paramedic’s four young daughters.

The Buffalo Grove Professional Firefighters and Paramedics Association (BGPFFPA), Local 3177 of the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF), has created the Kevin Hauber Memorial Trust Fund at First Midwest Bank. The trust fund will benefit the f...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: January 29, 2018

MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE CONFIRMS VILLAGE OF BUFFALO GROVE’S AAA BOND RATING

Moody’s cited continued strong financial management and reserves as key factors in maintaining the high rating.

Moody’s Investor Services recently confirmed the Village of Buffalo Grove’s ‘Aaa’ long-term bond rating, citing its “favorable location and its affluent demographic profile,” in addition to strong management and a low debt burden. In a communication from ...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: January 29, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE FIREFIGHTER PASSES AWAY AFTER 4-YEAR BATTLE WITH COLON CANCER

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The Village of Buffalo Grove is mourning the loss of 23-year veteran, Firefighter/Paramedic Kevin Hauber 51, who bravely fought against colon cancer for the last four years before succumbing to the disease Saturday, January 27, 2018. Hauber was surrounded...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: January 4, 2018

WOMAN ROBBED AT BUFFALO GROVE SUBWAY

A woman was robbed at gunpoint while patronizing a Subway Restaurant, 1008 Weiland Road, in Buffalo Grove today, around 2:40 p.m.

The offender was described as a male with light skin, possibly 5’8”-5’10”, wearing a white or light gray jacket with a dark gray hood, and dark colored pants. He was holding what appeared to be a silver colored hand...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: March 2, 2017

THOMPSON AND BRANDYWYN INFORMATIONAL MEETING THURSDAY, MARCH 16TH, 2017 FROM 4:30 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M.

The Village of Buffalo Grove will hold an informational meeting concerning the Thompson Boulevard and Brandywyn Lane Improvement Study.

The informational meeting will be held at Buffalo Grove Village Hall, 50 Raupp Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL, 60089 on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All persons interested in this project are invited to attend this meeting. The mee...

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

BUFFALO GROVE ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN AMERICA

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Money magazine's top 50 towns are not only thriving, they have good schools and a strong sense of community. Buffalo Grove is the ONLY town in Illinois to make the cut.

When Money magazine editors contacted Village Manager Dane Bragg -- he was more than happy to discuss the past, present and future of Buffalo Grove. This interview led to Buffalo Grove being included as number 46 -- and the ONLY Illinois town to be includ...Read on...

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