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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Deerfield Family Days - July 3 & 4

Join us for the annual Family Days celebration on Tuesday, July 3 at Brickyards Park and Wednesday, July 4 at Jewett Park. See below for a schedule of events. For more information, contact Justin Keenan at 847.719.7462 or visit the Family Days website pag...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Village Statement on Assault Weapons Ban Temporary Restraining Order

The Village of Deerfield issues the following comment following the June 12, 2018, granting of the Temporary Restraining Order:“We are reviewing with our legal team the full written opinion that the Judge entered. We will, of course, honor the o...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

52nd Annual Rotary Race to Take Place on July 4

The 52nd annual Rotary 10K Race/5K Walk is set to kick off on July 4 at 8:00 a.m. beginning in the Walden School Parking Lot. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m., and the race will be held rain or shine. The first 200 registered participants will receive a t...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Deerfield Approves Pro Bono Legal Services for Assault Weapons Ban Litigation

Updated May 8

On Monday, May 7, the Deerfield Village Board unanimously approved the pro bono services of both the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence (the “Brady Center”) and Mr. Christopher Wilson, managing partner of the Chicago off...

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Download the press release here. Deerfield News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Vehicle Stickers/Metra Parking Renewals on Sale May 14

Vehicle stickers and Metra parking pass renewals are on sale May 14. 

Vehicle stickers can be purchased online or at Village Hall. Vehicle stickers must be displayed by July 1. Get more information or pay online here

Metra parking pass r...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: April 19, 2018

2018 Street Rehabilitation Project is Underway

Bids for the Village of Deerfield 2018 Street Rehabilitation Project were accepted in March and the project was awarded by the Village Board in April. Work is currently anticipated to begin in May, and will be complete by Thanksgiving. The contract will i...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Landscape Waste Pickup Runs April 1-December 15

Landscape and yard waste pickup runs the first week of April through December 15. The price of landscape waste stickers this year is $2.82.Residents north of Deerfield Road will have yard waste collected on Tuesdays; those south of Deerfield Road will hav...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Village-Wide Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place June 13

The Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a Village-wide ground-based adult mosquito treatment this evening, June 13, weather permitting. The application will occur after 10 p.m. 

All Village residents on the District’...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Village Board Passes Assault Weapons Ban

Updated May 8

At the Village Board meeting on February 20, 2018, Mayor Rosenthal directed that Staff and the Village Attorney present a report concerning the implementation of a ban on assault weapons. The proposed ordinance would ban the possession, sale ...

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Read the press release here. Deerfield News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Coal Tar Sealant Ban Effective May 1

On April 2, 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. The ordinance is effective May 1, 2018. Pavement sealant professionals ar...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Mosquito Control Treatment to Take Place June 8

The Southlake Mosquito Abatement District will be performing a ground-based adult mosquito treatment this evening in the northwest area of town, weather permitting. The application will occur after 10 p.m. If you have questions or concerns, contact the So...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed for Memorial Day - May 28; Garbage Collection Delayed

All non-emergency Village offices will be closed on Monday, May 28 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: May 8, 2018

Canceled: Deerfield Area Historical Society Jubilee - May 20

Caspar Ott Cabin

Update: Due to inclement weather, the Jubilee has been canceled.Thank you to everyone who provided support for the Deerfield Area Historical Society.If you’d like to provide a donation to the non-profit organization, you can find inform...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 25, 2018

Deerfield Police "Everyday Heroes Blood Drive" - May 11

Join the Deerfield Police Department and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District for the "Everyday Heroes Blood Drive!" 

The blood drive is taking place on Friday, May 11 from noon to 6:00 p.m. at Deerfield Village Hall, 850 Wauke...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Fire Hydrant Flushing - Week of April 23

During the week of April 23, 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: March 2, 2018

Statement on Easterday Assault Weapons Ban Lawsuit

Updated April 6

The sole legal issue in the Easterday lawsuit filed by the Illinois State Rifle Association and Second Amendment Foundation is whether the Village lawfully “amended” its prior assault weapons ordinance under Illinois law. The lawsuit admits...

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Download the statement here. Deerfield News
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Illinoisans Allowed to Deduct Prepaid Property Taxes

The more than 20,000 Lake County taxpayers who prepaid their property taxes last December are allowed to deduct their prepaid property taxes on their 2017 federal tax return, according to a statement from the U.S. Treasury Department.

The U.S. Department o...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Electronics Recycling Event - Thursday, April 19

Join Walgreens and the Village of Deerfield for a free community electronics recycling event on Thursday, April 19 from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at 200 Wilmot Road. 

Accepted Items Include: Personal Computers, Tablets, Electronic Keyboards, Mice, Small Scale...

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Download the flyer here. 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: March 8, 2018

ComEd to Perform Routine Tree Trimming

ComEd Tree Trimming

The Village has been advised that ComEd will be performing routine vegetation management in parts of Deerfield within the next three months. If you have concerns or have trees you maintain yourself, please contact ComEd at 800.334.7661. For more informati...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Register Your Backflow Prevention Device

Do you want to help keep the Village’s water system safe and secure? Please take the survey linked here to register your backflow prevention device if it isn’t registered already. Residents will also receive a copy of this survey as pa...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Winter Flood Prevention Tips

Rain

With recent warm weather and rain, residents can expect an increase of melted snow. Protect your home and street from flooding with the following tips:

  • Clear sewer inlets on your street. Remove any snow and debris from the inlets on your street to prevent ...
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Deerfield News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

March 20 Primary Election Voting Options

The General Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. 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: February 5, 2018

General Primary Election Voting Information

The General Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. 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.

Voter...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Amtrak Hiawatha Line Proposed Expansion (Chicago-Milwaukee)

UPDATE: On January 30, Metra advised the Village of Deerfield the originally proposed 1,600-foot "turnback" track has been deemed unnecessary to the project and has been removed from the proposal. For more information, call 847.719.7400 or visit...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Village Seeking RFQs for Legal Services

The Village of Deerfield is accepting qualifications from qualified attorneys to assist Village staff with legal services required by the Village. Only attorneys, who are currently licensed to practice law in Illinois and maintain an office in Illinois, o...

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Deerfield News
Posted on: February 12, 2018

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed for Presidents' Day, February 19

All non-emergency Village offices will be closed on Monday, February 19 in honor of Presidents' Day. Regular office hours will resume the following Tuesday. 

Garbage collection will not be delayed.

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Deerfield News
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Register Your 5th Grader for the Village's Free Girl Power Program

Girl Power

Registration is open for the Village's free Girl Power program for 5th graders. The program is ongoing and takes place every Wednesday, from January 31 to March 14, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Girl Power teaches young girls about friendship, emotions, peer p...

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View the flyer here. 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: January 25, 2018

Join the Deerfield Police Department for a New Year Blood Drive

Lifesource Blood Drive

Join the Deerfield Police Department and Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District for a New Year Blood Drive! 

The blood drive is taking place on Friday, February 2 from noon to 6:00 p.m. at Deerfield Village Hall, 850 Waukegan Rd.

Appointmen...

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View the flyer here. 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: January 4, 2018

Building and Code Enforcement Issues Policy Changes for 2018

Effective January 1, 2018, new changes in policy and procedure took effect in the Building and Code Enforcement Division. The changes are as follows: 

  • Fee change for plumbing inspections from $75 to $80
  • Fee change for general re-inspection...
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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 4, 2017

Village Raises Flag to Celebrate Illinois Bicentennial

Illinois Bicentennial

In honor of the state's 200th birthday, the Village of Deerfield hosted a bicentennial flag-raising ceremony to kick off the year-long celebration. The flag was raised at noon simultaneously with communities across Illinois.

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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: November 20, 2017

Garbage Collection Delayed for Holidays

In observance of the holidays, garbage collection will be delayed by one day the weeks of Christmas and New Year's. 

Those with Tuesday collection will have waste picked up on Wednesday, and those with Wednesday collection will have waste picked u...

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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 20, 2017

Non-Emergency Village Offices Closed on Christmas and New Years Day

Non-Emergency Village offices will be closed on Monday, December 25 and Monday, January 1 in observance of Christmas and New Years Day. Regular hours will resume on the following Tuesdays. 

Have a happy and safe holiday season!

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Deerfield News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

8th Annual Holiday Drive-Thru Charity Event

Toys for Tots

The Deerfield Police Department will host its eighth annual Holiday Drive-Thru Charity Event on Saturday, December 9, 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 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: November 7, 2017

Village's Water Reclamation Facility Performed Semi-Annual Biosolid Hauling

The Village of Deerfield's Water Reclamation Facility (WRF), located at 1045 Hackberry Road, conducted its semi-annual hauling of biosolids November 7 through November 10. There was additional truck traffic and potentially an increase in odors from the fa...

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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