Buffalo Grove Bulletin

Posted on: November 15, 2018

FIRE DEPARTMENT REMINDS RESIDENTS OF THANKSGIVING SAFETY TIPS

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The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, and as people prepare to feast with family and friends, the Buffalo Grove Fire Department urges everyone to be mindful of safety.

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and fire injuries, with Thanksgiving Day being the peak for home cooking fires. But, by being aware of these simple and sensible safety tips, you can help keep Thanksgiving dinner not only delicious but safe too....

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: November 13, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE ARREST 3 FOR RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES

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Three men considered suspects in a string of burglaries across the northwest suburbs were arrested on Friday, November 9, 2018 for suspicion of residential burglary.

Pablo Martinez, 26, of the 10000 block of Chestnut Avenue in Franklin Park, Oscar Peralta, 22, previously of Chicago, and Jaime A. Jaime, 32, of the 3200 block of S. Central Avenue in Cicero, each were arrested and charged with one count of Residential Bu...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: November 8, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE DEPARTMENT PARTICIPATES IN ‘TOYS FOR TOTS’ PROGRAM

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The Buffalo Grove Police Department has begun its annual collection for the Toys for Tots program, in partnership with the United States Marine Corps Reserves.

The primary objective of the program, according to the United States Marine Corps Reserves website, is to unite members of local communities in a common cause, and to play an active role in the positive development of one of the nation’s most va...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: November 7, 2018

TWO-CAR CRASH CLOSES MILWAUKEE AVENUE AT START OF RUSH HOUR WEDNESDAY

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The crash occurred just after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Milwaukee and Prague avenues in Buffalo Grove. All lanes are now reopened to traffic.

All southbound lanes of Milwaukee Avenue were shut down from Johnson Drive to Lake Cook Road, in addition to the northbound median lane between Riverwalk to Johnson Drive in Buffalo Grove on Wednesday night, due to a two-car crash that occurred just after...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: November 7, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE RELEASE HALLOWEEN TRAFFIC CAMPAIGN RESULTS

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During the recent Halloween Traffic Campaign, the Buffalo Grove Police Department made 13 traffic stops and wrote seven seat belt tickets.

No impaired driving arrests were made during the campaign hours; however, three arrests were made for impaired driving that occurred over the last weekend in October.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this annual effort to save l...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: October 4, 2018

NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCTOBER 7-13, 2018

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'Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.'

The 2018 National Fire Protection Week campaign, 'Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere,' was created to educate and remind citizens about the importance of not only preventing fires, but also to learn how to safely escape from one if it...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: September 20, 2018

CANDIDATE PETITIONS, FILING INFORMATION FOR APRIL 2, 2019 ELECTION AVAILABLE AT BG VILLAGE

Independent candidates can begin to gather signatures for petitions to run for one of five open seats on the Buffalo Grove Village Board in the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election.

Petitions can be obtained at Buffalo Grove Village Hall, 50 Raupp Boulevard in Buffalo Grove, during regular business hours; Mondays from 8:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., and Tuesday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Petition filing begins at 8:0...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: September 16, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE LABOR DAY ENFORCEMENT RESULTS

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The Buffalo Grove Police Department showed zero tolerance for impaired driving during the Labor Day holiday, arresting five offenders for the potentially deadly crime. Two of those drivers arrested were also cited for endangering the life of a child.

In addition, 62 citations were written for seat belt violations and 26 distracted driving tickets were written. 

“The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign gives police departments across the state the opportunity to help spread the me...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: September 12, 2018

MAN ARRESTED FOR BREAKING INTO VEHICLES IN BUFFALO GROVE

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In the early morning hours of September 1, 2018, Buffalo Grove Police arrested a man for four (4) charges of criminal trespass to a vehicle.

Jawad H. Hakeem, 43, of Arlington Heights, was located by officers who had saturated the area due to several calls of a suspicious person seen rummaging through vehicles. Hakeem was located on the 300 block of Diane Drive, inside of a vehicle not belongin...

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Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: September 7, 2018

CREDIT CARD SKIMMERS LOCATED AT BUFFALO GROVE AND MUNDELEIN GAS STATIONS

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Buffalo Grove Police were made aware of possible skimming devices on credit card readers located inside of two Buffalo Grove Shell Gas Stations on Friday, September 7, 2018.

Clerks at the Shell Gas Stations at 1200 N. Arlington Heights Road and 50 W. Lake Cook Road in Buffalo Grove both located the suspected card skimmers after being alerted by a Shell Gas Station clerk who works at a Mundelein station, located at 2250 S. Rou...

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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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