Riverside police – with the aid of a social media posse that served as a real time tracking squad – reunited a 12-year-old white German shepherd with its owner on April 25, a full week after it wandered out of its Berwyn backyard.
Mark Duffek, veteran of more than three decades with the Brookfield Fire Department, took the reins as chief being sworn in by Village Clerk Brigid Weber during a sometimes emotional ceremony at the April 23 meeting of the village board.
The Compassion Factory, an art gallery created by a local Methodist pastor and owned by the United Methodist Church, will be able to host a two-hour religious service each Sunday after the Brookfield Village Board voted unanimously to grant a pair of special use permits at its meeting on April 23.
A rhinoceros at Brookfield Zoo is believed to be the first of its species to undergo a CT scan, which was ordered by the zoo's veterinary staff to help determine the extent and treatment of a previously diagnosed sinus obstruction
Ramar, a 50-year-old western lowland gorilla who was also Brookfield Zoo's oldest animal, was euthanized April 12 after suffering from a stomach and bowel blockage, according to a press release from the zoo.
Police in North Riverside and Riverside have partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation to crack down on distracted driving through increased patrols and enforcement zones throughout the rest of April, which is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
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