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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Family Days July 3-4

Deerfield Family Days will kick off another two days of fun July 3rd and 4th. Join family and friends for a holiday filled with fun and entertainment!

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

New Sensory Friendly Area at Family Days

The Deerfield Bannockburn Riverwoods (DBR) Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Deerfield Lions Club, GiGi’s Playhouse and the Village of Deerfield are pleased to announce a new Sensory Friendly Area for individuals with special needs at ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Food Truck Thursdays This Summer at Jewett Park Hazel Avenue Parking Lot

FOOD TRUCK THURSDAYS

Join the Village this summer for Food Truck Thursdays at Jewett Park's Hazel Avenue parking lot one Thursday per month.

 The Village will host food trucks and local vendors from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on June 23, July 21 and August 18. Kids&r...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Ad Hoc Working Group Releases Carbon Action Report

DEERFIELD, IL – On June 6, the Village Board approved a Carbon Action Report from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Ad Hoc Working Group to reduce emissions by 45% by 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2050. 

The creation of the ad hoc working...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Deerfield Farmers Market Season Starts June 11

Mark your calendars for opening day of the 2022 Farmers Market Season on Saturday, June 11. The market is returning to its new permanent location on Park Avenue and Deerfield Road, between Jewett Park Drive and Hazel Avenue. Note that there is a bonus mar...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 7, 2022

50/50 Tree Program

The Village will pay half the cost to plant a tree in the parkway at your house. Your tree will be balled in burlap, guaranteed for one year, and planted by the Public Works Department. Trees will be planted in the fall. Trees will be planted in ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Rotary Race Registration Now Open

Calling all runners! The Rotary Race is back at this year's Deerfield Family Days on July 4 at Maplewood Park. Click here to register online today here.The first 200 registered participants are guaranteed a Rotary Race shirt. Registratio...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Pride Month in Deerfield

The Village Board recently approved the Community Relation Commissions recommendation to recognize various heritage celebration months, starting with LGBTQ Pride Month in June. On June 1, the Village displayed the Pride flag at various locations and place...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Vehicle Stickers Due July 1

Applications for 2022 vehicle stickers were placed in the mail in mid-May. Stickers for passenger vehicles cost $30 if purchased by June 30. After June 30, a 50 percent late penalty is assessed. If you do not receive your application, you still need to ha...
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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

June 28 Primary Election Voting Information

The General Primary Election will be held Tuesday, June 28, 2022. Polls will be open 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Find your Election Day Polling Place at LakeVoterPower.info.

Early Voting for the Primary only will be at West Deerfield Township from June 13 – June 25, Mo...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

2022 Street Rehabilitation Project

Bids for the Village of Deerfield’s 2022 Street Rehabilitation Project were accepted in March and the project was awarded in the amount of $3.27 million by the Village Board in April. Work started in early May and is expected to be complete by O...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Water Meter Head Replacement Program

Starting in late April, residents started to receive a letter from United Meters Inc. (UMI) asking them to schedule an appointment to have their water meter head replaced. The meter head is the part of the meter that transmits your water usage via radio f...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Illinois Supreme Court Allows Deerfield’s Assault Weapon Ban to Stand

On November 18, 2021, the Illinois Supreme Court affirmed the Second District Illinois Appellate Court decision upholding Deerfield’s 2018 ordinance banning assault weapons. The Village’s assault weapons ban has been in effect since De...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Ad Hoc Working Group Tasked to Make Deerfield Carbon Neutral by 2050

On October 4, the Village Board appointed seven members to the new Greenhouse Gas Reduction Ad Hoc Working Group and asked them to create a 2-5-year greenhouse gas reduction program within the next six months. The goal of the reduction program is to reduc...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Village Approves Affordable Housing Regulations

On October 4, the Mayor and Village Board approved an affordable housing Ordinance that requires new housing developments to include a certain percent of units available to low-to-middle income households in order to increase housing opportunities for a d...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Absolutely Positive: North Shore Suburbs Start State’s Largest Price Match Electricity Program

North Shore residents and small businesses in the Cities of Highland Park and Lake Forest and the Villages of Deerfield, Lake Bluff, Northbrook and Skokie will start the state’s largest “price match” electricity aggregation program this October. For this ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

New Face Mask Guidelines

The CDC recently issued new guidance regarding indoor masking, regardless of vaccination status, based on the number of new cases per 100,000 people by county. Lake County is now at a substantial level of community transfer, at 55.56 per 100,000. The CDC ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

A Message from Mayor Shapiro

Last night, July 6, I was pleased to have officially lifted the Village’s Declaration of Emergency that was first put in place on March 16, 2020. We have had no new cases of COVID-19 in the Village for more than a week, and on Monday, the Illino...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

A Message from Mayor Shapiro

Hello, Deerfield!

For those who do not know me, I’m Dan Shapiro. I am a husband, father of two, practicing attorney, and your new Mayor.I’ve served on numerous Village boards and commissions, including three years as Plan Commission Cha...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Village Facility Closures

For the safety of the public and Village staff, Village Hall is closed to the public until further notice. Staff remains available via phone and e-mail. Residents are encouraged to use the drop box for bill payment and the Village website for service requ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Village’s Assault Weapons Ban

The Illinois Appellate Court (2d District) on December 7, 2020, reversed the ruling of the Lake County Circuit Court and found that the Village of Deerfield properly and lawfully adopted an ordinance banning assault weapons in the Village in 2018. &nb...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Notice: April 2021 Consolidated Election Candidate Packets Available

Candidate packets are available on-line and at Village Hall for the April 2021 Consolidated Election. Three Village Trustee positions, Mayor, and two Library Board Trustee positions will be on the ballot.

Consolidated Election Filing Period is from Monday,...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Join Community Solar to Save on Energy and Go Green

Residents in Deerfield and throughout the North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium (“Consortium”) communities are now able to access Community Solar subscriptions through the CS2 Residential and Small Commercial Program. &nbs...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Mayor's Message - November 13, 2020

Deerfield, I’m starting to feel like a broken record, but records keep being broken. Illinois has broken the record for the highest daily COVID-19 cases four times in a row this week. Region 9, Lake and McHenry Counties, has broken the positivit...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations to Take Effect in Region 9 on October 31, 2020

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in Region 9, Lake and McHenry counties, beginning at 12:01 am on Saturday, October 31, 2020.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Mayor's Message - October 16, 2020

Dear Deerfield,I am angry and disappointed. Since last Friday, the number of COVID-19 cases in the Village has increased by more than 50, accounting for more than 15 percent of all cases since March in just one week. Due to this increased community spread...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Mayor's Message - October 9, 2020

While many in our community have been tested for Covid-19, over the past nearly seven months all of us have been tested by Covid-19. It has tested our patience, our resolve, and our empathy toward others.Living through a pandemic is hard. It’s h...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Moody's Affirms Village's Aaa Stable Bond Rating

Moody’s Investors Service assigned a Aaa stable rating to the Village’s upcoming General Obligation Refunding Bonds on October 2. The Village Board will vote October 19 to refund the 2010 General Obligation Bonds at a lower interest ra...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Trick-or-Treat Update

Due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 , the Village will not post official trick-or-treat hours for October 31, and encourages everyone to celebrate Halloween safely with their family and friends. Door-to-door trick-or-treating is strongly discourag...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Face Covering Guidance

The Village has become aware of a rumor that we have changed our guidelines for wearing a face mask when in public. This is not true. Our face covering guidelines have been in place for months and have not been altered.

Recently, the Village Board approved...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Mayor's Message - Labor Day Weekend

We’re going into the Labor Day weekend on the tails of sobering news – Lake County’s COVID-19 risk level was changed today from blue to orange following increases in positive cases and deaths.

Labor Day weekend is normally ful...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

New State-wide Face Covering Guidelines for Dining

The State of Illinois announced revised guidelines for restaurants and bar establishments statewide to operate safely and help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Based on a recent increase in cases, these latest guidelines will require patrons to wear a mask...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Mayor's Message - Support for Families with Young Children

Families with young children need all of our support and collaboration to respond to the impacts of COVID-19. The Village of Deerfield, in partnership with local government agencies, non-profit groups and the DBR Chamber of Commerce, created a “...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Village Hall Closing Daily from Noon to 1 p.m.

Starting tomorrow, Village Hall will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. daily to further limit the amount of staff present in the building at any single time due to COVID-19. Following a positive COVID-19 test of an employee, the Finance and Administr...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

A Message from Mayor Harriet Rosenthal - July 22, 2020

Dear Deerfield,

The end of the summer is a popular time to take a vacation. And while we all could use a little rest and relaxation right now, we need to be smart. If you travel, whether for leisure, to visit family, or to move a child to college, take the...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

A Message from Mayor Harriet Rosenthal - July 13, 2020

Dear Deerfield,

As we see COVID-19 cases spike in other areas of the country, we must remain vigilant and not let down our guard. We’ve sacrificed and progressed. We cannot risk going backward!

We know the virus is still in our community and to da...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Village Facilities Re-open July 6

Village facilities have remained closed to the public as part of the Village’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Facilities will open to the public on July 6 following the guidelines in Phase 4 of Restore Illinois. This includes Village Hall, P...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

A Message from Mayor Harriet Rosenthal - Phase 4

Congratulations Deerfield!

We have entered Phase 4 of Restore Illinois. We have reached this phase through our collective efforts. In Deerfield we took COVID-19 seriously. We stayed home, we washed our hands, we wore face coverings, and we social distanced...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

A Message from Mayor Harriet Rosenthal - Face Coverings

Friends and neighbors,

At our Monday teleconference Village Board meeting, I, with the support of the Village Board, issued a supplemental emergency order that requires employees and patrons to wear a face covering when they visit an essential business. Th...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Village Board Meeting Agenda Change re: Pickleball at Deerspring Park

March 12 Update: The Centers for Disease Control advises against large gatherings to prevent exposures to COVID-19. Due to the high level of community input expected for the Deerfield Park District’s pickleball proposal, on Monday, March 16, the...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: February 19, 2020

General Primary Election Voting Information

The General Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 17. The following information and dates will help make the registration and voting process easier. Visit the Lake County Clerk’s website for full registration and election information.

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Keep Inlets Clean on your Street with the Grate Keepers Program

Become a gate keeper of our waterways by registering for the Village’s new Grate Keepers Program. Residents and businesses can now adopt the storm water inlets near their property and pledge to clean the areas around them to reduce local flooding and keep...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Horizon Therapeutics Announces Agreement to Purchase Takeda Campus

Horizon Therapeutics released a statement regarding their agreement on purchasing the former Takeda Pharmaceuticals campus. Read the statement here.

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Winter Tree Trimming to Start for Southwest Quadrant

Tree Trimming

The Village of Deerfield Public Works Department is responsible for trimming parkway trees for traffic clearance purposes, to preserve the tree’s health and appearance and to prevent possible damage to human life and property.The Village has est...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 18, 2018

2020 Census Job Opportunities Available

Job opportunities are available with the 2020 Census team including positions as a recruiting assistant. Interested individuals can apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs. For further questions, call 855.562.2020.

Get more information or download the flyer he...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Keep Deerfield Clean - Don't Leave Refuse at the Curb

Be considerate to neighbors by not leaving garbage and recycling carts or large refuse items at the curb or on sidewalks at unsanctioned times. 

On noncollection days, all containers for refuse must be stored in the garage or out of plain sight fr...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Recreational Cannabis Zoning Regulations

Following passage of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act in June 2019, the Village began looking at zoning regulations regarding a possible recreational cannabis dispensary. On November 4, 2019, the Village Board approved an ordinance se...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

2018 ICC Code Update Effective October 1

The Village of Deerfield recently adopted the International Code Council’s 2018 edition as follows: model construction, mechanical, maintenance, fire prevention codes and the 2017 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). The adoption of the codes ass...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Give Where You Live Deerfield - MLK Jr. Day

Give Where You Live

The Village of Deerfield invites everyone to participate in a “Day of Service” in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Join us at Village Hall (850 Waukegan Road) on Monday, January 20, from noon to 2 p.m. for service projects appropriate f...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Holiday Tree Collection

Waste Management will be collecting trees and other organic holiday decorations the first two regular collections in January: 

  • Tuesday, January 7 & Wednesday, January 8
  • Tuesday, January 14 & Wednesday, January 15

Make sure all bags, metal an...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Pine Street and Anthony Lane Stop Sign Ordinance

Update from December 3, 2019: A final reading of the ordinance took place at the December 2 Village Board meeting and did not receive enough votes to pass. As such, the stop signs will remain in place.

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

10th Annual Holiday Drive-Thru Charity Event

Toys for Tots

The Deerfield Police Department will host its tenth annual Holiday Drive-Thru Charity Event on Saturday, December 14, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., in the parking lot at Deerfield Road and Rosemary Terrace.

Residents are encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Deerfield Winter Celebration - Friday, December 6

Celebrate the season with your neighbors, friends and family at Deerfield’s Winter Celebration! Horse-drawn carriages rides, a two-hour live ice sculpting show, roasted chestnuts and more highlight the evening’s festivities on the fron...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Garbage Delay & Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed on Christmas and New Year's Day

Non-Emergency Village offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 25 and Wednesday, January 1 in observance of Christmas and New Year's Day. Regular hours will resume on the following Thursdays.

Refuse collection (garbage and recycling) on Wednesdays wil...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed for Thanksgiving - November 28 & 29

On Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, all non-emergency Village offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular office hours will resume the following Monday.

Waste Management garbage, recycling and yard waste collection will rema...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Fall Leaf Collection Extended through November 27

Leaf Collection

November 22 Update: Next week will be the final three days of collection from Monday, November 25 through Wednesday, November 27. There is no pickup schedule for next week, and Public Works will only make one pass per house. To ensure your leaves are coll...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Downtown Lighting Ceremony - Wednesday, November 27

Downtown Lighting Ceremony

Kick-off the holiday season at the 5th annual Downtown Lighting Ceremony from 4 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, at Deerfield Village Centre Plaza between Starbucks and Bobby’s Deerfield.Join Mayor Rosenthal and local businesses for free tre...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Public Works, Engineering and Water Reclamation Facility Seeking RFQs

Bids are open for three projects, and Public Works, Engineering and Water Reclamation Facility Departments are seeking RFQs (Request for Qualifications).

Public Works & Engineering:

Water Reclamation Facili...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Give Where You Live, Veterans Day - Monday, November 11

Join the Deerfield American Legion Post 738 to honor our veterans with a Veterans Day Service. The service is taking place on Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. Due to the snow, the service will be located inside the Jewett Park Community Center.

Afterwards, t...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Change Your Clocks and Smoke Detector Batteries for Daylight Saving - Sunday, November 3

Daylight Saving

On Sunday, November 3 at 2 a.m., daylight saving time ends, and clocks will be set back by one hour. While changing your clocks, it is recommended to check your smoke detector batteries as well. If you have questions about installation or maintenance of a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Village of Deerfield Trick-or-Treat Hours

Trick-or-Treating

The Village of Deerfield will have Trick-or-Treat hours on Thursday, October 31 from 3:30-7 p.m. 

As a reminder, help Deerfield-area children stay safe this Halloween with the following tips: 

  • make sure children are accompanied by adults
  • lo...
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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Downtown Deerfield Trick-or-Treat - Saturday, October 26

Downtown Trick or Treat

Residents are invited to the “Downtown Trick-or-Treat” on Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown merchants in Deerfield with orange pumpkin signs in their windows welcome children to trick or treat in their stores. This even...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Coal Tar Sealant Ban in Effect for Driveway and Parking Lot Paving

In 2018, the Deerfield Village Board approved an ordinance that bans the use and sale of coal tar pavement sealants and regulates the licensing of pavement sealant professionals.Pavement sealant professionals are required to fill out a license application...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Committee of the Whole Meeting - October 17

The Village Board will be holding a Committee of the Whole meeting on Thursday, October 17 at 3 p.m. See the full agenda here.

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Park Restoration Work Day - Saturday, October 12

Members of the Village’s Sustainability Commission and Park District invite you to join us as we work together to further beautify and restore a local amenity at Briarwood Nature Area on Saturday, October 12 at 10 a.m. - parking is available at ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed on Columbus Day, October 14

All non-emergency Village offices will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, October 15. Waste Management collection will proceed as usual.

Deerfield News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Deerfield Farmers Market Runs June 15-October 12

The Deerfield Farmers Market is open for the season, and this year they are pulling out all the stops to celebrate their 25th anniversary!Located at the northwest corner of Deerfield Road and Robert York Avenue (Metra Commuter Lot), the Market will be ope...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Village of Deerfield Test of Emergency Alert System - Wednesday, September 18

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month, and to make sure we're ready, the Village of Deerfield will be performed a test of our emergency alert system, CivicReady, on Wednesday, September 18 at 9 a.m. Please note that this alert is only a test....

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place September 30

Based on surveillance of mosquito populations and mosquito-borne disease, the Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito control treatment this evening, September 30, in the northern portion of Deerfield (see ma...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Deerfield Harvest Fest - Saturday, September 28

Visit Deerfield Road and Park Avenue on Saturday, September 28, 5:30-9 p.m., for a day of music, food and fun at Deerfield’s annual Harvest Fest.The morning of the event will kick-off at the Farmers Market from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. In a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place September 25

The Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito control treatment this evening, September 25, in the northwest portion of Deerfield (see map below). The application will occur after 9 p.m., weather permitting.

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Green Up Deerfield Educational Tree Walk - September 21

Members of the Village’s Sustainability Commission and Deerfield Park District invite you to join us for a guided educational tree walk! View the flyer here.

- Saturday, September 21 @ 10 a.m.

- Located at Jewett Park starting at the Hazel Avenue ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Fine Arts Commission Public Art Open House - Thursday, September 19

The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will host a community open house to showcase the 23 pieces selected for the sixth year of the Deerfield Public Art Program before they are put on display throughout the Village.

The event will be held in the Deerfield Pub...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place September 13; West Nile Virus Detected

Based on three additional West Nile Virus positive mosquito collections in the Village, the Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito control treatment this evening, September 13, in the northeastern portion of...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

DBR Chamber Healthy Lifestyle Expo - Saturday, September 7

The Deerfield-Bannockburn-Riverwoods Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 16th annual Healthy Lifestyle Expo on Saturday, September 7 at the Patty Turner Center from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. This event, sponsored by Whitehall Deerfield, is free to attend and will fea...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Deerfield Area Historical Society Fall Fest - Sunday, September 8

Mark your calendars for the Historical Society’s Fall Festival on Sunday, September 8, from noon-4 p.m. at the Deerfield Historic Village. The event will feature tours of the Village, craft demonstrations, historic games, antique cars, farm anim...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed on September 2 for Labor Day; Garbage Collection Delayed

Non-Emergency Village offices will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day. Regular office hours will resume the following Tuesday.

Waste Management collection will be delayed by one day the week of September 2. Tuesday collection will ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Half-Priced Trees Available with 50/50 Parkway Tree Program; Ends August 30

Pay 50% of the cost for one new parkway tree per residence plus the $80 planting fee - we'll pay the rest! See the variety of available trees, their prices and basic information here.Your tree is guaranteed for one year and will be planted for you in the ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place August 20; West Nile Virus Detected

Based on a third West Nile Virus positive mosquito collection in this area, the Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito control treatment this evening, August 20, in the eastern portion of Deerfield (see map ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Fine Arts Commission Seeking Artists for Public Art Program

The Village of Deerfield is soliciting artwork loans from artists as part of the sixth year of the Deerfield Public Art Program. Artists must be willing to loan works of art for public display for up to one year.The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will rev...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Greenwood Avenue Closure from Park Avenue to Waukegan Road

Greenwood Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, June 17 through August 16 between Park Avenue and Waukegan Road. Due to the magnitude of the work required between Chestnut Street and Waukegan Road, t...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place August 14; West Nile Virus Detected

Based on a West Nile Virus positive mosquito collection in this area, the Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito control treatment this evening, August 14, in the eastern portion of Deerfield (see map below)...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 30, 2019

West Nile Virus Detected; Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place July 30

According to the Southlake Mosquito Abatement District, a mosquito collection from the eastern end of the Village has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first positive mosquito collection in the Village this season.

Based on that collection a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Water Reclamation Facility Biosolids Haul Starting July 26

The Village of Deerfield's Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), located at 1045 Hackberry Road, will be conducting biosolids hauling operations beginning tomorrow, Friday, July 26, and continuing through the weekend.Due to wet weather conditions, the Village...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Pavement Crack Sealing Beginning July 25

Beginning Thursday, July 25, the Village’s contractor, Patriot Pavement Maintenance, will begin crack sealing operations. Crack sealing involves the routing and filling of cracks on streets to prevent further deterioration. This process helps extend the l...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Proposed Deerfield High School Digital Scoreboard

Update from May 31, 2019: District 113 Superintendent Bruce Law has advised that the District 113 School Board requested additional information at their May 20 meeting regarding the proposed scoreboard. He expects that report to be provided to the School ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Lane Closure Notice: Southbound Waukegan Road, Monday, July 15

Beginning Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m., the outside lane of southbound Waukegan Road from Ivy Lane through Greenwood Avenue will be closed. This required lane closure and associated work is anticipated to be completed by the end of the week. This work is par...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Village Offering New Online Utility Bill Payment System

The Village of Deerfield now accepts the online payment of utility bills at no additional charge to residents! Visit our website homepage and click the "Pay Online" button or visit https://pay.deerfield.il.us (Munis Self Service).Use our Munis S...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place July 10

The Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito control treatment within the northwest portion of the Village of Deerfield this evening, July 10.The application will occur after 10 p.m., weather permitting. See t...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed for 4th of July; Waste Management Collection on Schedule

All non-emergency Village offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular office hours will resume the following Friday. Waste Management collection will proceed as normal.

The annual Family Days parade will be taking ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place June 28

The Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito control treatment within the northwest portion of the Village of Deerfield this evening, June 28.The application will occur after 10 p.m., weather permitting. See t...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Keep Deerfield Clean - Don't Leave Refuse at the Curb

Be considerate to neighbors by not leaving large refuse items or garbage and recycling carts at the curb at unsanctioned times. According the the Village's Municipal Code, on noncollection days, all containers for garbage and recycling shall be stored in ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed May 27; Garbage Collection Delayed; Memorial Day Ceremony

All non-emergency Village offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in honor of Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume the following Tuesday. 

Garbage collection will be delayed by one day. If you have questions or concerns, contact Waste M...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Fire Hydrant Flushing Starts Week of April 15

During the week of April 15, the Public Works Department will begin flushing all fire hydrants within the Village. Opening fire hydrants and flushing out water on an annual basis allows Public Works to ensure that hydrants are in proper working condition ...

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Watch our hydrant flushing video here. Deerfield News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Coexisting with Coyotes in Deerfield - Tuesday, April 30

Join District 9 Wildlife Biologist Stephanie Fitzsimons, from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, for a free presentation on coyotes in the Deerfield area followed by a question and answer period.The presentation is taking place on Tuesday, Apri...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Village Offering Rebate for Sump Pump Connection Repair

What is it?

The Residential Sump Pump Disconnection Program has been implemented to reduce costly and unnecessary sanitary sewer overflows and backups. For a limited time only, the Village is offering a 20% rebate to homeowners that eliminate illegal sump ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

April 2 Consolidated Election Information

The Consolidated Election will be held Tuesday, April 2, for election of municipal offices, library trustees, park district commissioners, school board members and more. The following information and dates will help make the registration and voting proces...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Southbound Waukegan Road Lane Closure

Tomorrow, March 21, a southbound lane of Waukegan Road on the north end of Deerfield, near Barclay Lane, will be closed for manhole repairs. Work is anticipated to be performed from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The closure will be approximately 1,000 feet.

Please contact...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Change Your Clocks and Smoke Detector Batteries for Daylight Saving - Sunday, March 10

Daylight Saving

On Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m., daylight saving time begins, and clocks will be set back by one hour. While changing your clocks, it is recommended to check your smoke detector batteries as well. If you have questions about installation or maintenance of a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Winter Tree Trimming to Start February

Tree Trimming

The Village of Deerfield Public Works Department is responsible for trimming parkway trees for traffic clearance purposes, to preserve the tree’s health and appearance and to prevent possible damage to human life and property.The Village has est...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Give Where You Live Deerfield - MLK Jr. Day

Give Where You Live

The Village of Deerfield invites everyone to participate in a “Day of Service” on Monday, January 21, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Village Hall from noon-2 p.m.

Volunteers will participate in a variety of service projects a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

CMAP Conducting Daily Travel Survey

From now through May 2019, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is conducting a My Daily Travel survey asking households to share how and when they get from place to place. This data is being used to accurately measure and understand people...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Holiday Tree Collection

Waste Management will be collecting trees and other organic holiday decorations the first two collections in January: 

  • Wednesday, January 2 & Thursday, January 3 (one day holiday delay this week) 
  • Tuesday, January 8 & Wednesday, Ja...
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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Deerfield's Winter Celebration - December 7 & 8

Celebrate the winter season by joining neighbors, friends and our local businesses for fun and festive activities in downtown Deerfield!

Friday, December 7, 5-9 p.m.:

Join us as we celebrate the season! Horse-drawn carriage rides, a two-hour live ice sculpt...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Downtown Lighting Ceremony - Wednesday, November 21

Downtown Lighting Ceremony

Kick-off the holiday season at the 5th annual Downtown Lighting Ceremony from 4 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, at Deerfield Village Centre Plaza between Starbucks and Bobby’s Deerfield.Join Mayor Rosenthal, the DBR Chamber of Commerce and local busi...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed for Thanksgiving, November 22 & 23

On Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, all non-emergency Village offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular office hours will resume the following Monday.

There will be no delay in refuse collection the week of Thanksgiving.

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Fall Leaf Collection Running October 22-November 16

Leaf Collection

The Village’s annual leaf collection program provides residents with an alternate way to dispose of their leaves. Residents may simply rake leaves to the curb or carriage walk line the night before their scheduled pickup so Village crews may use...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Canceled: Give Where You Live, Veterans Day - Monday, November 12

Update: The Give Where You Live - Deerfield event scheduled for Monday, November 12 has been canceled. However, we welcome everyone to join the Deerfield American Legion Post 738 and Mayor Harriet Rosenthal to honor our veterans at the Veterans Day Memori...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Change Your Clocks and Smoke Detector Batteries for Daylight Saving - Sunday, November 5

Daylight Saving

On Sunday, November 4 at 2 a.m., daylight saving time ends, and clocks will be set back by one hour. While changing your clocks, it is recommended to check your smoke detector batteries as well. If you have questions about installation or maintenance of a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 22, 2018

General Election Early Voting Information

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, and early voting is currently in progress. Deerfield Village Hall is not an early voting site, but the majority of Deerfield residents can early vote at the West Deerfield Township office (60...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Village of Deerfield Trick-or-Treat Hours

Trick-or-Treating

The Village of Deerfield will have Trick-or-Treat hours on Wednesday, October 31 from 3:30-7 p.m. 

As a reminder, help Deerfield-area children stay safe this Halloween with the following tips: 

  • make sure children are accompanied by adults
  • l...
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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Deerfield Road Public Information Meeting #2 - Tuesday, October 30

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is hosting the second public information meeting regarding improvements to Deerfield Road from Milwaukee Avenue to Saunders/Riverwoods Road. The purpose of this meeting is to present the Preferred Alterna...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Westbound Lake Cook Road Bridge Lane Closure

Starting Saturday, October 27 to Monday, October 29, a westbound lane of the Lake Cook Road bridge between Pfingsten Road and Pine Street will be closed for repairs. Work is anticipated to be performed from 5 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

Pleas...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Downtown Deerfield Trick-or-Treat - Saturday, October 27

Downtown Trick or Treat

Residents are invited to the “Downtown Trick-or-Treat” on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown merchants in Deerfield with orange pumpkin signs in their windows welcome children to trick or treat in their stores. This even...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Westbound Lake Cook Road Bridge Lane Closure

Starting Saturday, October 20 to Monday, October 22, a westbound lane of the Lake Cook Road bridge between Pfingsten Road and Pine Street will be closed for repairs. Work is anticipated to be performed from 5 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. 

Pleas...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Northbound Waukegan Road Lane Closure Near Kates Road

Starting at 8:30 a.m., one lane of northbound Waukegan Road just north of Kates Road, approximately 300 feet, will be closed for a fire hydrant replacement. This closure is anticipated to last until 1:30 p.m.

Contact the Public Works Department at 847.317....

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Village of Deerfield Performs Test of Emergency Notification System

Due to September being National Preparedness Month, the Village of Deerfield sent out a test emergency alert through CivicReady on Wednesday, September 12.

This alert was sent to those who signed up through CivicReady and is available in the form of a phon...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Deerfield Area Historical Society Jubilee - Sunday, September 30

Caspar Ott Cabin

Celebrate the Historical Society's 50th Anniversary at their Jubilee event on Sunday, September 30, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Deerfield Historic Village. This event is kid-friendly and free for all ages.The Jubilee will feature tours of the Historic Vill...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Fine Arts Commission Public Art Open House - Wednesday, September 26

The Deerfield Fine Arts Commission will host a community open house at the Deerfield Library to showcase the more than 25 pieces selected for the fifth year of the Deerfield Public Art Program before they are put on display. The open house, which runs fro...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Deerfield Harvest Fest - Saturday, September 22

Visit Deerfield Road and Park Avenue on Saturday, September 22, 5:30-9 p.m., for a day of music, food and fun at Deerfield’s annual Harvest Fest.The morning of the event will kick-off at the Farmers Market from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. In a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Deerfield Road Lane Closure at Robert York Avenue

One lane is closed to westbound traffic on Deerfield Road at Robert York Avenue. The lane closure will remain in place until mid-day on Thursday, September 13. The closure is necessary to accommodate a utility repair. Please use alternate routes and expec...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

DBR Chamber Healthy Lifestyle Expo - Saturday, September 8

The Deerfield-Bannockburn-Riverwoods Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 15th annual Healthy Lifestyle Expo on Saturday, September 8 at the Patty Turner Center from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. This event, sponsored by Whitehall Deerfield, is free and will feature flu s...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed for Labor Day; Garbage Collection Delayed

Non-Emergency Village offices will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Regular office hours will resume the following Tuesday.

Waste Management collection will be delayed by one day the week of September 3. Tuesday collection will ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Deerfield Police "EveryDay Hero" Blood Drive - August 3

Join the Deerfield Police Department and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District for an "EveryDay Hero" Blood Drive! The blood drive is taking place on Friday, August 3 from noon to 6:00 p.m. at Deerfield Village Hall, 850 Waukegan Rd.

To ...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

Home fireworks displays are illegal and dangerous. Keep yourself, your family, friends and neighbors safe and enjoy professional fireworks displays. Thousands of people, including many children, end up in hospital emergency rooms each year on and around t...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed for 4th of July; Wednesday Garbage Collection Delayed

All non-emergency Village offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular office hours will resume the following Thursday. 

Wednesday garbage collection will be delayed by one day while Tuesday collection wil...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Sign Up for TeenConnect

Lawn Mowing

Deerfield teens – are you looking to help the community and make a little money? Deerfield residents – do you or someone you know need help from time to time mowing the lawn, raking leaves or shoveling snow? Let the Village help connec...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Village of Deerfield Launches Social Media Accounts

Stay connected with the Village of Deerfield! Staff recently launched various Village social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor and Instagram.The purpose of these accounts is to provide information about the Village of Deerfield&rsqu...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Winter Tree Trimming to Start January

Tree Trimming

The Village of Deerfield Public Works Department is responsible for trimming parkway trees for traffic clearance purposes, to preserve the tree’s health and appearance and to prevent possible damage to human life and property.The Village has est...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Participate in Give Where You Live for MLK Jr. Day

Give Where You Live

The Village of Deerfield invites everyone to participate in a “Day of Service” on Monday, January 15, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Village Hall from noon-2 p.m.

Volunteers will participate in a variety of service projects a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Waste Management Tree Collection

Christmas Tree Collection

Waste Management will pick up trees and other organic holiday decorations during the first two collections in January. All bags, metal and other decorations must be removed.

Per Village ordinance, refuse and recycling carts can be set out as early as sundo...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Pre-Pay Lake County Property Taxes

If you would like to pre-pay your property taxes, Lake County is currently accepting checks made payable to its Treasurer's Office. Get more information here

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Fall Leaf Collection Extended Through November 30

Fall Leaf Collection

Due to the late leaf drop this year, the Village is extending this year’s leaf collection program through November 30. This will include limited collection the week of Thanksgiving followed by regular collection the week of November 27, weather permitting...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Deerfield's Winter Celebration - Friday, December 1 & Saturday, December 2

Winter Celebration

Join us to celebrate the season at the Village of Deerfield's two-day Winter Celebration!Friday, December 1, 5-9 p.m.

Horse-drawn carriage rides, a two-hour live ice sculpting show and roasted chestnuts highlight the evening’s festivities in the front lawn...

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View the brochure here. ? Deerfield News
Posted on: November 14, 2017

4th Annual Downtown Lighting Ceremony

Downtown Lighting Ceremony

Kick-off the holiday season at the 4th annual Downtown Lighting Ceremony from 4 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, at Deerfield Village Centre Plaza between Starbucks and Bobby’s Deerfield.Join Mayor Rosenthal, the DBR Chamber of Commerce and local busi...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Fall Leaf Collection Runs October 23-November 30

Leaf Collection

The Village’s annual leaf collection program provides residents with an alternate way to dispose of their leaves. Residents may simply rake leaves to the curb or carriage walk line the night before their scheduled pickup so Village crews may use...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Change Your Clocks and Smoke Detector Batteries for Daylight Saving - Sunday, November 5

Daylight Saving

On Sunday, November 5 at 2 a.m., daylight saving time ends, and clocks will be set back by one hour. While changing your clocks, it is recommended to check your smoke detector batteries as well. If you have questions about installation or maintenance of a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Sign up for Emergency Alerts with CivicReady

September is National Preparedness Month, so the Village would like to remind you to stay informed and prepared for an emergency by signing up for alerts with CivicReady. With CivicReady, the Village is able to send personalized voice, email and text mess...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Village Hosted Symposium on the Future of Freight Rail Traffic

Freight Train

The Village of Deerfield, along with the City of Lake Forest and the Villages of Bannockburn, Glenview and Northbrook, hosted a symposium to discuss The Future of Rail Freight Traffic on Wednesday, October 11, 7-8:30 p.m., at Melton Hall, Waybright Center...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Village of Deerfield Performed Test of Emergency Notification System – Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Due to September being National Preparedness Month, the Village of Deerfield sent out a test emergency alert through CivicReady on Wednesday, September 27, at 9:00 a.m.

This alert was sent to those who signed up through CivicReady and came in the form of a...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: September 28, 2017

DBR Dispatch Center Aids Puerto Rican Hospital in Need of Fuel

On Saturday, September 23, at approximately 10 a.m., a Riverwoods resident contacted the Deerfield-Bannockburn-Riverwoods Dispatch Center seeking assistance with a desperate and unusual request – fuel for a hospital in Puerto Rico to save the li...

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Download the press release here. Deerfield News