A Message from Mayor Ron Serpico

Entering Melrose Park, one returns to a time when neighbors talked over the fence, moms watched out for each other’s children, and churches were central to family life. Our tree-lined streets are populated with well-manicured homes. But what you really notice upon entering Melrose Park is the diversity of its residents.
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August Calendar

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    A Village Board meeting will be held on Monday, AUGUST 11, 2014 starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Board Meeting Room (Courtroom) located on the First Floor of the Police Department.
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    A Village Board meeting will be held on Monday, AUGUST 25, 2014 starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Board Meeting Room (Courtroom) located on the First Floor of the Police Department.
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  • This newspaper reports current events and news quarterly. If you want to place an advertisement or submit an article about your club or organization, please call (708) 343-4000.
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Come Join Your Neighbors at the 2014 Taste of Melrose Park
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2014 Taste of Melrose Park Hours

Friday, August 29th – 5 PM until 11 PM
Saturday, August 30th – Noon until 11 PM
Sunday, August 31st – Noon until 10 PM

Over 70 Food Vendors
All Food Items $3 or less


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Register Your Child for Melrose Park’s Night Time Camp

Mayor Serpico Announces Free Residential Painting Program for Seniors

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Mayor Serpcio Condemns Strip Club Location in Tribune
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR - June 25, 2014
Strip club doesn't belong next door to a convent

A lot of noise has surrounded the Catholic Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo and a Stone Park strip club recently opened next door to their convent. The strip club sits in a neighborhood where young children and families live, where elderly nuns come to retire and young sisters come to deepen their faith. It is not a neighborhood where a strip club belongs. 

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Join Melrose Park’s Senior Citizen FREE Exercise Program

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Melrose Park Switches Residential Electric Supplier

On June 1, Melrose Park will replace Integrys with Commonwealth Edison as your electrical supplier. Even though you will see an increase in your electrical bill, the increase will be less than if the Village had remained with Integrys.

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Let Your Pooch Romp in The New Dog Park

Residents and their dogs are invited to use the dog park from 8AM – 8PM, seven days a week throughout the summer and fall months. Rules and regulations are posted at the site and individuals must obtain a permit from the village of Melrose Park to utilize the park. For additional information, please call the Village of Melrose Park at (708) 343-4000.

Be A Good Melrose Park Summer Neighbor

Summer is here and outdoor activities will be on the increase. Please follow your village ordinances regulating certain types of summer acitivties. Keep Melrose Park looking good!

Violating the following Melrose Park ordinances could result in a fine:

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Melrose Park Street Paving 2014

After the brutal winter we had in 2013-2014, which took its toll on many streets, Mayor Serpico has initiated the paving of several streets in Melrose Park, addressing the worst streets to be paved first. The following is a list of streets that will be paved this year and another list of streets that have been paved.

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Award Winning Division Street Project Continues to Evolve

Melrose Park’s “Division Street Enhancements” project, which recently received a “Merit Award” from the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), is continuing to upgrade and beautify Division Street.

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It’s Garage Sale Time and Here Are the Rules

Garage sales shall be conducted only during the hours of 9:00 and 5:00 PM GARAGE SALE DATES AND RULES Garage sales will be held on the third weekend of the following months: May, June, July, August and September. Sales are to be conducted on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the designated weekends. No sales are allowed on Sundays.

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Fall Tree Planting
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If you are interested in a tree for your parkway area, we are now compiling a list for Melrose Park’s fall tree planting program.

To request a tree, please call the Public Works Department at (708) 343-5128.

Important Melrose Park Flood Relief Information

It is that time of year when Spring weather can cause havoc with your most prized possession… your home. Arm yourself ahead of time by clicking on the following three links:

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We Need Your Opinion on Broadway Corridor Improvements
The Village of Melrose Park continues to invest in the future of Broadway Avenue. Improvements have been made in recent years to both public and private property – ranging from new street lights to awnings on buildings. Now the Village is working with a team of consultants (Teska Associates, BDI, and Fish Transportation) to identify future improvements for Broadway Avenue and an area about four blocks east and west between Main Street and North Avenue. Work recently started on the Broadway Avenue Corridor Plan.

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Broadway Ave. Beautification Project Before and After


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25th Ave. Railroad Bridge Construction to Begin in 2014

The West Cook Railroad Relocation and Redevelopment Authority Board, comprised of members from Bellwood, Maywood and Melrose Park, announced construction of a bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks on 25th Avenue near Lake Street will begin in the summer of 2014.


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