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Posted on: February 14, 2014

Bella Monograms

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Bella Monograms was recently founded in the Village of Montgomery! Yvonne Tarnowski recently moved into the Village and began a home based, online business. Bella Monograms offers a wide variety of products that can be... Read on...

Online Store
Posted on: September 23, 2013

Business Breakthrough: New Farmers Insurance Agent

Ryan Watson

Farmers Agent Ryan Watson opened his doors this month in downtown Montgomery, 109 N. River Street.

The agency provides customized insurance coverage solutions for auto insurance, home insurance, renters insurance, life... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2013

Business Breakthrough: Montgomery business brings options for gamers to town

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The Village of Montgomery is pleased to welcome a new business, Game Rush, to the community.

Game Rush is located at 211 Webster Street in the heart of downtown Montgomery.

Game Rush’s owner, Chad Lumpkin, is very... Read on...

Visit Game Rush now on Facebook!
Posted on: June 4, 2013

Business Boost: Montgomery music store reopens after remodel, offers space for music lessons

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When Quinlan & Fabish Music Company outgrew its Montgomery retail location, it didn't have far to look for a new space.

The full-service instrument showroom and repair shop moved right next door to 299 Montgomery Road... Read on...

Visit Quinlan & Fabish at their home on the Web!
Posted on: April 2, 2013

Business Bonding: Schaefer Greenhouses a Montgomery Business that Blooms Year-Round

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Although it was barely 50 degrees on March 27, plant specialists were wearing t-shirts while tending to the lush plant life in the balmy 69 degree controlled climate of Schaefer Greenhouses in Montgomery.

Schaefer’s... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2013

Business Bonding: Montgomery Animal Hospital Grows to Meet Patient Needs

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Even though her patients aren’t technically related to their caregivers, Dr. Linda Flieg’s favorite part of being a veterinarian is the relationships she has with her clients’ families.

“I love meeting the families and... Read on...

Visit Orchard Road on the Web!
Posted on: January 10, 2013

Business Bonding: Montgomery Rosati’s expands with seating, bar area

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Rosati’s of Montgomery celebrated the opening of its dine-in expansion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Rosati’s, located at 2083 Orchard Road, expanded into the formerly vacant unit to the north with a... Read on...

Hungry right now? Visit Rosati's on the Web!
Posted on: December 17, 2012

Business Bonding: JC Penney fashion consultant helps bring trends home

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Fashion can be intimidating to the average consumer. Creating outfits, matching separates and successfully accessorizing are skills many shoppers only wish they had.

Patrons of the Montgomery JC Penney, however, have a... Read on...

Ready to shop til you drop? Visit JC Penney online
Posted on: November 9, 2012

Long-time Montgomery business showcases new facility

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In northern Illinois, the name “Coffman” is associated with quality, great service and affordability. That's because Coffman is a certified dealer of new and used GMC passenger trucks as well as Volvo trucks, Isuzu trucks... Read on...

Visit Coffman's home on the Web!
Posted on: October 26, 2012

$2,500 Illinois Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit

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Businesses employing 50 or fewer full-time employees may be eligible to receive a tax credit of $2,500 for a newly created full-time position.

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 13, 2012

Business Bonding: Poor Boy’s Pub offers the total package

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When developing the recipe for a successful restaurant business, Irene Vlahos know the two most important ingredients: a great menu and a great atmosphere.

How does she know so well? She owns Poor Boy’s Pub, one of the... Read on...

Check out Poor Boys' menu here!
Posted on: August 13, 2012

Business Breakthrough: New salon offers more than just haircuts

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When you walk into 2077 Orchard Road, there are flat-screen TVs airing sports highlights and seats like those you would find in an NBA arena.

A six-foot likeness of Paul Konerko decorates one wall and stadium-style lights... Read on...

Visit the Sport Clips website today!
Posted on: August 9, 2012

Business Breakthrough: Fiery Start for Smoke Plus

Smoke Plus opened its doors in Montgomery in April this year, offering a wide variety of specialty and name brand tobacco products. The store offers traditional and electronic cigarettes and cartridges, cigars, loose tobacco... Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2012

Business Bonding: Kart Werks endures to serve community

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Bob Gutierrez has witnessed the negative effects of the recession: businesses losing customers, profits at a standstill and money losses that leave some entrepreneurs unable to recover.

Gutierrez claims he has a formula... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2012

Business Bonding: Lyon Workspace Products has deep roots in Montgomery

Some businesses fail in the first six months. Some succeed and serve their communities for years. Then there is Lyon Workspace Products, which has called Montgomery its home for more than a century.

Lyon Workspace... Read on...

Visit Lyon's website now!
Posted on: April 26, 2012

Montgomery Reduces Fees for New Residential Construction

To help spur development, the Board approved a resolution on April 23rd temporarily abating certain fees for new home construction up to $2,000. Effective May 1, 2012 through April 30, 2014, Village impact fees, traffic... Read on...


Police

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Posted on: March 20, 2014

Crime Prevention Tips

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The Montgomery Police Department has prepared the following information for you to help ensure the safety and security of your home while you are away. Some of these recommendations require the help of trusted neighbors.... Read on...


Village News

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Posted on: April 13, 2014

DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 26, 2014

The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation's medicine cabinets. The... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2014

Montgomery Fest Talent Show Auditions Set for July 12th at 10 a.m.

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If you can sing, dance, act, do ventriloquism or magic, perform in a skit, or tell jokes, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! The “Montgomery’s Got Talent” show is back and people of all ages are invited to try... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 22, 2014

“Women of the Civil War” – May 13th

Illustrator/presenter Jim Weren will be presenting his exciting and informative lecture entitled "Women of the Civil War" at 10:00 a.m. on May 13, 2014 at the Montgomery Village Hall.

You will learn about more... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2014

Mayor on the Move Event to Offer Tours of Police Station

Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, May 3rd from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Montgomery Police Department, 10 Civic Center Avenue. Residents are invited to drop by to meet the... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Spring Hydrant Flushing

The Village of Montgomery Public Works Department crews will flush water mains on the Village’s west side during the week of April 28, 2014. This procedure clears sediment from the water distribution line, helps maintain... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Montgomery Community Garage Sale

The Village of Montgomery is pleased to announce that its Spring Community Garage Sale will take place on May 15, 16 & 17th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each year, nearly 100 households participate, and this year promises to be... Read on...

Registration Form
Posted on: April 1, 2014

Rain Barrels Available for Purchase

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Rain Barrels are Back - Order by May 15, 2014
The Village has once again teamed up with the Conservation Foundation to secure an all-time low price for the purchase of industrial grade rain barrel containers! Don't jack... Read on...

Rain Barrel Orders Website
Posted on: March 18, 2014

Shredding & Recycling Event

The Village of Montgomery will offer free paper shredding at its monthly recycling event on April 19th. Paper shredding will be available at 10 Civic Center Avenue in front of the Montgomery Police Department from 9:00 a.m.... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Easter Egg Hunt

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Here comes Peter Cottontail! The Village of Montgomery and the Community Christian Church are teaming up to offer a free Easter Egg Hunt and related events for children on Saturday, April 12th from 10:30 a.m. until noon. ... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2014

Aurora University

A representative from Aurora University will be at the Police Department on Thursday, April 10th from 11:00am – 3:00pm to provide information on university programs. Please see attached for information.

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Posted on: March 21, 2014

Innocence Betrayed: Secrets on the Fox River

On Monday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the Montgomery Village Hall, author and former Montgomery resident Dick Gove will speak about his recent mystery fiction book, Innocence Betrayed: Secrets on the Fox River.

The book... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2014

Mayor on the Move

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Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, April 5th from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Watson Insurance Agency, 109 N. River Street in Montgomery. Residents are invited to drop by and meet... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2014

March 31st is Edgar A. Barens Day

Last week the Montgomery Village Board approved a proclamation designating March 31st as Edgar A. Barens Day. Barens is a Montgomery resident whose most recent documentary, “PRISON TERMINAL: The Last Days of Private Jack... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2014

Crime Prevention Tips

The Montgomery Police Department has prepared the following information for you to help ensure the safety and security of your home while you are away. Some of these recommendations require the help of trusted neighbors.... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

Montgomery Fest Craft/Business Booths

If you want to sell handmade items, or provide a service, or just want to advertise your non-profit organization, fill out an application to have a booth at Montgomery Fest on August 8, 9 and 10, 2014! The reservation... Read on...

Craft Booth Application
Posted on: March 6, 2014

Motorists Urged to Celebrate Safely this St. Patrick's Day

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The Montgomery Police Department announced they will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick's Day holiday to crack down on drunk drivers as well as unbuckled motorists. The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Village President Matt Brolley Presents State of the Village

On Thursday, February 13th, Village President Matt Brolley presented his inaugural State of the Village address to about 80 business leaders, elected officials and citizens. Special guests in attendance included Jim Bryant... Read on...

Link to video
Posted on: February 11, 2014

Montgomery Residents Continue to Save through Electrical Aggregation

Residents who participated in the Village of Montgomery Electric Aggregation Savings Program have enjoyed savings on their ComEd bills since the program’s inception in 2012. Residential and small commercial accounts... Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2014

Want to report a pot hole on Rt. 30, 31 or Rt. 25?

We have received several reports of pot holes on Rt. 30, 31 and on Rt. 25. These are state highways which are maintained by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). Notification regarding pot holes should be made... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2014

Neighborhood Counseling Associates Program March 11th

Wallace Hamlin from Neighborhood Counseling Associates, Inc. will be presenting a program on “Maintaining Good Health” at 10:00 a.m. on March 11, 2014 at the Montgomery Village Hall. He will have handouts and a couple other... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2014

Mayor on the Move

Mayor on the Move

Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, March 1st from 10 – 11:30 a.m. in the main lobby at Planet Fitness, 1842 Douglas Road in Montgomery.

Residents are invited to drop... Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2014

Montgomery Village President to Deliver State of the Village Address on February 13th

Matt Brolley

Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley has scheduled his first State of the Village address to be held on Thursday, February 13th at 8:30 a.m. at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River Street.

The event will begin... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2014

Montgomery Announces 2014 Recycling Events

The Village of Montgomery hosts monthly recycling collection events at 10 Civic Center Avenue in front of the Montgomery Police Department from 9:00 a.m. until noon on the third Saturday of each month.

The recycling... Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2014

Montgomery: Home to Eagles!

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A free presentation all about eagles will be offered at the Montgomery Village Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 30th.

For the past several years, eagles have nested along the Fox River and residents have been... Read on...

Posted on: November 22, 2013

Village of Montgomery Presents: Upside Downers Barbershop Quartet

A free program featuring Christmas music by the barbershop quartet Upside Downers will be offered at the Montgomery Village Hall at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.

This group is one of several barbershop... Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2013

Montgomery Tree Lighting and Festival of Trees

Montgomery’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Sunday, December 8th at 5:00 p.m. in front of the Village Hall at 200 N. River Street in Montgomery. This is a free event for the entire community and... Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2013

Officer Stransky Promoted to Sergeant

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Officer Jason Stransky was appointed to serve as a Sergeant with the Village of Montgomery Police Department on October 14, 2013. Sgt. Stransky has been with the department since March of 2003.

Sgt. Stransky attended... Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2013

Code Enforcement Efforts in Montgomery Garner Second National Award

For the second time in a little over a month, code enforcement efforts in Montgomery are receiving recognition on the national level. On October 30th, the Village of Montgomery was recognized by the American Association of... Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2013

How to Prevent Vehicle Burglaries?

Vehicle burglary is a common crime that happens in big cities, small towns and rural areas. A vehicle burglary is when a person illegally enters a vehicle he does not own with the intent
to commit another crime, usually... Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2013

Business Breakthrough: New Farmers Insurance Agent

Ryan Watson

Farmers Agent Ryan Watson opened his doors this month in downtown Montgomery, 109 N. River Street.

The agency provides customized insurance coverage solutions for auto insurance, home insurance, renters insurance, life... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2013

Montgomery River Run to be held Saturday, October 5

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Montgomery’s annual foot race, the River Run, is a little more than a month away and the Village is looking for runners and volunteers.

2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the race, and to celebrate the Village has... Read on...

Click here to visit the race website!
Posted on: August 7, 2013

Business Breakthrough: Montgomery business brings options for gamers to town

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The Village of Montgomery is pleased to welcome a new business, Game Rush, to the community.

Game Rush is located at 211 Webster Street in the heart of downtown Montgomery.

Game Rush’s owner, Chad Lumpkin, is very... Read on...

Visit Game Rush now on Facebook!
Posted on: July 26, 2013

Mayoral Kayak Trip Promotes Fox River as Regional Attraction

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Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley met with mayors from Aurora, Yorkville and Oswego on Saturday, but they weren’t in a board room or on a conference call. Instead, the local leaders strapped on life preservers and... Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2013

Butterball, LLC Expands in Montgomery

The Village of Montgomery and the Montgomery Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) are pleased to announce an operational expansion at the Montgomery, Ill., Butterball, LLC facility. The expansion will increase employment... Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2013

Jeff Zoephel Appointed as New Montgomery Village Administrator

Jeff Zoephel

Jeff Zoephel—who has been serving as the Village of Montgomery’s Acting Administrator since April 9, 2012—was officially named Village Administrator on June 6th. Prior to his appointment as Acting Administrator, Zoephel... Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2013

Business Bonding: Schaefer Greenhouses a Montgomery Business that Blooms Year-Round

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Although it was barely 50 degrees on March 27, plant specialists were wearing t-shirts while tending to the lush plant life in the balmy 69 degree controlled climate of Schaefer Greenhouses in Montgomery.

Schaefer’s... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2013

Sam’s Club site neighbors eager to welcome new Ogden Hill store

As preparations for a Montgomery Sam’s Club get under way, managers at neighboring businesses are expressing their excitement about the warehouse retailer’s plans for moving into the Village.

One organization whose... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2013

Business Bonding: Montgomery Animal Hospital Grows to Meet Patient Needs

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Even though her patients aren’t technically related to their caregivers, Dr. Linda Flieg’s favorite part of being a veterinarian is the relationships she has with her clients’ families.

“I love meeting the families and... Read on...

Visit Orchard Road on the Web!
Posted on: January 15, 2013

Montgomery Donates River Run Proceeds to Hesed House

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The Village of Montgomery awarded $3,000 to Hesed House of Aurora at its board meeting Monday night.

The donation came from funds raised by the Village’s annual 5k, held in October of last year. The Village chose Hesed... Read on...

Learn more about Hesed House
Posted on: January 10, 2013

Business Bonding: Montgomery Rosati’s expands with seating, bar area

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Rosati’s of Montgomery celebrated the opening of its dine-in expansion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Rosati’s, located at 2083 Orchard Road, expanded into the formerly vacant unit to the north with a... Read on...

Hungry right now? Visit Rosati's on the Web!
Posted on: December 17, 2012

Business Bonding: JC Penney fashion consultant helps bring trends home

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Fashion can be intimidating to the average consumer. Creating outfits, matching separates and successfully accessorizing are skills many shoppers only wish they had.

Patrons of the Montgomery JC Penney, however, have a... Read on...

Ready to shop til you drop? Visit JC Penney online
Posted on: December 11, 2012

Montgomery Public Works prepared for winter conditions

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As winter approaches, so does the possibility of Montgomery receiving a measurable snowfall with the potential to coat roads and snarl traffic. Although snow and ice can be treacherous and inconvenient, the Montgomery Public... Read on...

Click here to learn more about Public Works!
Posted on: November 15, 2012

Montgomery Obtains Distinguished Budget Status

The Village of Montgomery has received its first Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its annual budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the Village.... Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2012

Montgomery Honored for Conservation Efforts

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The Village of Montgomery was given an award Thursday by The Conservation Foundation in recognition of its on-the-ground conservation efforts over the past 40 years. To celebrate their 40th anniversary, The Conservation... Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2012

Business Boost: Long-time Montgomery business showcases new facility

Coffman and Michelini

In northern Illinois, the name “Coffman” is associated with quality, great service and affordability. That's because Coffman is a certified dealer of new and used GMC passenger trucks as well as Volvo trucks, Isuzu trucks... Read on...

Visit Coffman's home on the Web!
Posted on: September 13, 2012

Business Bonding: Poor Boy’s Pub offers the total package

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When developing the recipe for a successful restaurant business, Irene Vlahos know the two most important ingredients: a great menu and a great atmosphere.

How does she know so well? She owns Poor Boy’s Pub, one of the... Read on...

Check out Poor Boys' menu here!
Posted on: August 13, 2012

Business Breakthrough: New salon offers more than just haircuts

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When you walk into 2077 Orchard Road, there are flat-screen TVs airing sports highlights and seats like those you would find in an NBA arena.

A six-foot likeness of Paul Konerko decorates one wall and stadium-style lights... Read on...

Visit Sport Clips on the Web!
Posted on: August 10, 2012

Business Bonding: Kart Werks endures to serve community

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Bob Gutierrez has witnessed the negative effects of the recession: businesses losing customers, profits at a standstill and money losses that leave some entrepreneurs unable to recover.

Gutierrez claims he has a formula... Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2012

Business Breakthrough: Fiery Start for Smoke Plus

Smoke Plus opened its doors in Montgomery in April this year, offering a wide variety of specialty and name brand tobacco products. The store offers traditional and electronic cigarettes and cartridges, cigars, loose tobacco... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2012

Business Bonding: Lyon Workspace Products has deep roots in Montgomery

Some businesses fail in the first six months. Some succeed and serve their communities for years. Then there is Lyon Workspace Products, which has called Montgomery its home for more than a century.

Lyon Workspace... Read on...

Visit Lyon's website now!