If all goes according to schedule, a new tax increment financing (TIF) district in downtown Brookfield could be in place by the end of November after the village board agreed on the boundaries of the district at their meeting on July 8.
Brookfield Village Manager Timothy Wiberg got a $10,000 bump in pay on July 8 after trustees voted 4-0 to approve a resolution recognizing that Wiberg had attained certain goals during his first nine months on the job.
An 8-inch water main break on Golf Road just south of Ridgewood Road has resulted in a temporary loss of water service to many Riverside residents west of First Avenue, but officials say they hope to restore water service soon.
Kids in Riverside have the opportunity to win some nifty raffle prizes at the end of the summer courtesy if they participate in a new bike safety program initiated by the Riverside Junior Women's Charity.
Police in Riverside and North Riverside will increase traffic enforcement efforts, particularly cracking down on impaired drivers and those not wearing seatbelts, during a Fourth of July enforcement campaign that will run through July 8.
A mature hackberry tree – 22 inches in diameter and at least 30 feet tall – uprooted during a rainstorm overnight on May 28-29 in the 300 block of Blackhawk Road in Riverside, falling into the front yard of a neighboring home, but otherwise causing very little damage.