Buffalo Grove Bulletin

Buffalo Grove Bulletin

Posted on: April 13, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE RESPOND TO HOME INVASION CALL

New Patch No Background - NEW

On Thursday, April 12, 2018 at approximately 4:21 p.m., Buffalo Grove Police Officers were called to a home in the 400 block of St. Mary’s Parkway after a female subject, later identified as Justice F. Murphy entered the home and allegedly batte...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: April 12, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE FIRE, POLICE RESPOND TO FOUR VEHICLE CRASH WEDNESDAY

BGPD Star No Background - resized

The accident involved an entrapment, sent 10 people to area hospitals and occurred after 10:30 p.m. at Lake Cook and Old McHenry Roads. One person was arrested.

The Buffalo Grove Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle crash that occurred just after 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the intersection of Lake Cook Road and Old McHenry Road. 

When police and firefighters arrived at the scene, t...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: April 10, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE PARTICIPATE IN ‘DROP IT AND DRIVE’ AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Buffalo Grove Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to remind motorists that if they drive with a phone in one hand, they can expect a ticket in ...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: April 6, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO HOUSE FIRE

Four occupants transported to hospital with non-life-threatening smoke inhalation.

At approximately 6:20 a.m., the Buffalo Grove Fire Department (BGFD) was dispatched for a reported structure fire in the 600 block of Hickory Drive in Buffalo Grove. Upon arrival, the first units observed heavy smoke, which was visible from the second flo...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: March 29, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE ANNOUNCE ST. PATRICK’S DAY TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT RESULTS

The Buffalo Grove Police Department joined forces with state and local law enforcement, in addition to highway safety partners, for the St. Patrick’s Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown.

Buffalo Grove Police made 21 traffic stops and wrote a total of 18 tickets. Tickets were issued for the following violations: speeding, distracted driving, and uninsured motorists. No DUI arrests were made during this campaign.

Impaired driving is the caus...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: March 22, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE DEPARTMENT A COLLECTION SITE FOR HELP USA TROOPS

The Buffalo Grove Police Department is pleased to share it has again partnered with Help USA Troops to collect items for soldiers that are stationed overseas.

Help USA Troops is a local nonprofit organization that collects and sorts items that are shipped in packages to military members deployed around the world.

According to their website, Help USA Troops began in honor of LCPL James Stack of the United States ...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: March 20, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE DEPUTY CHIEF GRADUATES FROM FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY

Szos Eisenmenger Casstevens

Deputy Police Chief Scott Eisenmenger graduated from the FBI’s National Academy (FBINA) on March 16, 2018, earning him a spot among former Buffalo Grove Police Department graduates, Deputy Chief Michael Szos and Chief Steven Casstevens.

The FBINA began in July of 1935 in order to create a more standardized level of professional training.

Deputy Chief Eisenmenger was part of the 271st session to complete the rigorous academy, where command level officers are nominated due to their demonstr...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: March 13, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE RANKED IN TOP 10 BY NICHE.COM FOR SEVERAL ‘BEST’ COMMUNITY CATEGORIES

Quality of public schools, access to amenities, crime rates, employment opportunities, cost of living and more factor into the yearly ratings by the neighborhood website.
Buffalo

Buffalo Grove recently received a number of recognitions from the neighborhood website, Niche.com. The Village was rated the 2nd Best Place to Live in Illinois, and the 6th Best Place to Live in the nation, in addition to a variety of other categories tha...

Read on...

Additional Info... Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: March 7, 2018

BUFFALO GROVE RESIDENTS RANK IN TOP 2-PERCENT FOR MONEY MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Personal finance outlet, WalletHub, compared residents in more than 2,500 cities in the U.S. on 10 key money management indicators.

Village of Buffalo Grove residents were recently ranked in the top 2-percent of cities across the country with the best money management skills.In all, 2,500 cities were rated based on 10 key indicators of money management skills. The indicators included ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: January 31, 2018

BGPFFPA, LOCAL 3177 ESTABLISHES KEVIN HAUBER MEMORIAL TRUST FUND

Hauber Pic

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...

Read on...

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 ...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: January 29, 2018

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

Kevin Hauber

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...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: July 1, 2017

BUFFALO GROVE BANK ROBBED, SUSPECT REMAINS AT-LARGE

The robbery occurred just before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Chase Bank, 175 N. McHenry Road in Buffalo Grove.

Buffalo Grove Police, in coordination with the Chicago FBI, are searching for a suspect who robbed a Chase Bank in Buffalo Grove early Friday evening.

The bank robbery occurred at Chase Bank, 175 N. McHenry Road, at 4:55 p.m. Friday, June 30, 2017. The sus...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: June 19, 2017

POLICE DEPARTMENTS IN NINE COMMUNITIES REWARDING THOUSANDS OF CITIZENS FOR SUMMER SAFETY, GOOD DEED

Police officers on patrol this week are handing out 2,000 vouchers for a free McDonald’s® summer treat

Police in nine suburban cities announced they are on the watch this week for people doing good things in their community. When citizens are spotted wearing a bike helmet, obeying traffic signals, or helping a neighbor through a random act of kindness, the...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: June 8, 2017

A MESSAGE FROM THE VILLAGE OF BUFFALO GROVE ABOUT ELECTRICAL SOLICITORS

As announced previously, the Village of Buffalo Grove, a member of the Northwest Aggregation Consortium, suspended its electrical aggregation program earlier this year because the Village could not obtain rates that were guaranteed to be lower than the Co...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: June 6, 2017

THE VILLAGE OF BUFFALO GROVE IS ASKING RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL CITIZEN SURVEY™

The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how the city government is serving residents, to gauge perceptions of the city and to make comparisons with peer cities.

The city contracted with National Research Center, Inc. to participate in The National Citizen Survey™, an instrument that was developed with the assistance of the International City/County Management Association in 2001 to provide cities with a low-cost ...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: May 17, 2017

METRA PARKING LOT REPAIRS

Repairs are scheduled on the Metra south parking lot the week of May 22nd.

Areas in this lot will still be available for parking however use caution around all work zones.  Access to the dog park will not be restricted.  Contact the Buffalo Grove Engineering Department at 847-459-2523 with any questions.

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: May 13, 2017

ALLEGED OFFENDER IN DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE DIES DUE TO INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THREE-VEHICLE CRASH

The alleged offender involved in a domestic disturbance in Buffalo Grove on Saturday, May 13, 2017 has died at Northwest Community Hospital due to injuries he sustained in a subsequent three-vehicle crash.

The name of this individual is not being released at this time, pending notification of family members.

The drivers of the two other vehicles involved in the crash sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and both were treated and released from area hospit...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: May 3, 2017

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE RELEASE DISTRACTED DRIVING CAMPAIGN NUMBERS

The Buffalo Grove Police Department conducted heightened enforcement during Distracted Driver Awareness Week from April 22-28, reminding motorists to put their cell phones down and focus on driving, during this statewide mobilization.

Buffalo Grove Police piloted several directed enforcement zones aimed specifically at distracted drivers. During the week-long mobilization effort, Buffalo Grove Police issued:

• Forty-four use of electronic communication device citations

&bull...

Read on...

Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: April 25, 2017

BUFFALO GROVE DEPUTY VILLAGE MANAGER AUTHORS ARTICLE FOR INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION

Deputy Village Manager Jennifer Maltas

Deputy Village Manager Jennifer Maltas wrote about GovITC, an IT consortium and shared services model. Buffalo Grove and six other municipalities are members.
Buffalo

Buffalo Grove Deputy Village Manager Jennifer Maltas wrote an article that was featured in the April 2017 edition of ‘PM Magazine’, a monthly publication from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). The association...

Read on...

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...

Read on

Click Here for the full study Main Village Bulletin
Posted on: August 12, 2013

BUFFALO GROVE ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN AMERICA

Picture1.gif

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...

CNN - Money Magazine... Main Village Bulletin

Buffalo Grove Bulletin