Posts Tagged “Brookfield”

Lyons, Brookfield drenched

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Lyons, Brookfield drenched

Lyons, Brookfield drenched Salt Creek overflows after heavy weekend rains By Steve Metsch With more rain forecast in the coming days, residents of Lyons and Brookfield who live near Salt Creek are hoping to avoid an encore of May 17. The Lyons Fire Department was busy that Sunday helping about 50 residents and 19 pets…

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Music beating virus so far

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Music beating virus so far

Music beating virus so far Communities planning free concerts this summer By Steve Metsch Local communities are hoping their summer music festivals are not casualties of the coronavirus, which has result in so many spring cancelations. Brookfield and Lyons are banking on the lifting of restrictions of large groups because of concerns of spreading the…

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Drive-Thru Parties

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Drive-Thru Parties

Drive-Thru Parties Brookfield fire and police offer parades By Steve Metsch As a way to buoy spirits, Brookfield is offering residents drive-by birthday parades featuring some of the village’s police and fire vehicles. Stevie Ferrari, director of the Brookfield parks and recreation department, said that resident can send a request to her at sferrrari@brookfield.il.gov. It’s…

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National Night Out a success

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National Night Out a success Brookfield police pleased with turnout  By Steve Metsch Brookfield Police Lt. James Burdett was pleased by the large turnout for National Night Out. “It’s nice coming together, the community and police department, (to) foster positive relations. It means a lot to us, the community comes out and supports us. We…

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Pritzker packs ’em in

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Pritzker packs ’em in Candidate for governor visits Brookfield By Steve Metsch It’s doubtful the Brookfield Ale House has ever been so packed at 4 p.m. on a Tuesday. But it was standing room only Aug. 28 when J.B. Pritzker, the Democratic nominee for governor, paid a visit. The Lyons Township Democratic Organization hosted. “We…

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Free concerts in Brookfield

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Free concerts in Brookfield BritBeat kicks off series Friday evening By Steve Metsch Starting this Friday, the village of Brookfield will offer a summer of free music in the band shell at Kiwanis Park, 8820 Brookfield Ave. Each concert runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. If you’re going, bring a lawn chair or blanket. A…

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