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Posted on: October 9, 2021

Trick or Treat Hours

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The Village's official (recommended) Trick or Treat hours will be Sunday, October 31 from 2 to 6 p.m.

Families are encouraged to check out the Halloween Safety Tips posted on the Vernon Hills Police Department webpage.

For the convenience of the folks on th...

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Posted on: October 9, 2021

Street Sweeping and Leaves

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Crews will begin street sweeping starting October 11. To assist, please park in your driveway. Note that leaves from your yard should be collected into containers for weekly yard waste collection, which runs through November 22 or 23. Thank you.

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Panhandlers & Emergency Services

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Panhandlers & Emergency Services

The Village has experienced an uptick in individuals and groups approaching people in cars or in our shopping areas for money. In some cases, the requestors are working in organized groups. While we recognize the financ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Help Keep Sidewalks & Paths Clear

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Thank you to residents who live adjacent to sidewalks and bike paths for helping keep trees and bushes trimmed back. This becomes even more important as students are walking to school – and all of us are enjoying these last weeks of beautiful we...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Overnight Street Parking Reminder

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A friendly reminder that Village Ordinance prohibits parking on the street between 2 a.m and 6 a.m. The VHPD may give temporary permission to park overnight on the street due to visitors, driveway repair, etc. Please note that vehicles must otherwise be l...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Check "Community Voice" Listings

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Residents are encouraged to check the Village's "Community Voice" webpage for upcoming events, announcements and opportunities. Please help us build this resource - send your announcements to Social@vhills.org to be included on the list...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Safety in the Streets

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As summer brings all of us outside, we encourage everyone to be extra careful in our streets and on our sidewalks and bike paths. While our neighborhoods are extremely safe, playing in the streets is dangerous, especially for young children who are diffic...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Hawthorn Mall Partnership Moves Forward

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During the May 18 Village Board Meeting, Centennial Founder and Chief Executive Officer Steven Levin thanked the Board and community for partnering in the redevelopment of Hawthorn Mall. Mr. Levin presented the Board with several bricks from Sears (which ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Hawthorn Mall Redevelopment Agreement

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During the April 7 Committee of the Whole Meeting, Trustees reviewed the general plan for supporting not only the redevelopment of Hawthorn Mall, but also the many steps taken to support partner taxing bodies (especially Hawthorn schools) as well as legal...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Medical Sharps Disposal Now Available

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As part of the Village’s residential municipal waste contract, new services were obtained to include organics collection, electronics collection, and medical sharps collection.  Medical sharps collection will be available at Countryside Fire, 600...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

CodeRED - Lake County Public Works Emergency Notification System

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In addition to the Village's Blackboard Connect Reverse 911 Notification System, the Lake County Public Works Department also has an Emergency Notification System called CodeRED to notify the community in the event of emergency situations or critical comm...
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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Blackboard Connect - Reverse 911 Notification System

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The Vernon Hills Police Department has a great communications tool available to reach the community. It's called Blackboard Connect. It's a mass notification system that allows us to quickly reach anyone at any time in an emergency or other outreach situa...
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Posted on: February 4, 2021

211 Lake County

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What is 211 Lake County?

211 is the place with the answers you need to live well in Lake County, Illinois.

211 is Lake County’s free one-stop shop for help:

  • It’s a telephone helpline.
  • It’s a texting chatline.
  • And, it&...
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