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Posted on: July 24, 2014

National Night Out is August 5th

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On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014, neighborhoods throughout Montgomery are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for National Night Out, a crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Montgomery Fest Talent Show Line-Up

Congratulations to the following participants for making it through to the 3rd annual Montgomery’s Got Talent Show! Performances will include singers aged 5-65, Irish dancers, a pianist, a banjo player and even hula hoop... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2014

28th Annual Family Fun Carp Derby

Summer is the ideal time to connect with family and friends and bond over some Fox River fishing. What better way than to relax and fish as a part of Montgomery Fest’s 28th Annual Family Fun Carp Derby?

On August 10th... Read on...

Registration Form
Posted on: July 18, 2014

Montgomery Announces Event Lineup for 2014 Montgomery Fest on August 8-10th

The 2014 Montgomery Fest schedule is packed with a variety of fun activities and entertainment for all age groups. Whether you are a fan of live music, car shows, parades, carnivals, great food, fishing or fireworks, you... Read on...

Montgomery Fest Brochure
Posted on: July 15, 2014

Montgomery Fest Parade to Feature Navy Parade Band

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The Montgomery Fest Parade will kick off on August 10th at 1:00 p.m. in downtown Montgomery. It is shaping up to be a terrific event! This year’s parade will include a wide variety of groups, including fantastic bands and... Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2014

Route 30/Baseline Road Widening WEST to Route 47

IDOT will be holding an open house public meeting about widening Route 30 from Route 31 west all the way to Route 47. The purpose of the meeting is to present the alternatives and obtain public input.

WHEN: Wednesday,... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 15, 2014

Montgomery Selects Parade Grand Marshal for Fest

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The Superior Beverage Company and its employees will be honored as the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Montgomery Fest Parade on Sunday, August 10th in downtown Montgomery. The Superior Beverage Company has been locally owned and... Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2014

Montgomery Fest Parade

There’s no such thing as bad advertising and the Montgomery Fest Parade on August 10th at 1:00 p.m. definitely counts as GREAT advertising. All businesses, families and causes are welcome to participate in this event. This... Read on...

Parade Application
Posted on: July 10, 2014

Montgomery Police Department Completes a Successful Click It or Ticket Mobilization to Save Lives

From June 23 to July 6, the Montgomery Police Department and other area law enforcement agencies conducted an IDOT-supported enforcement to remind motorists to buckle up and driver sober for the 4th of July weekend... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2014

Have you registered yet?

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Montgomery’s 5K and 10K River Run is set for Sat., October 4, 2014. The U.S.A. Track and Field (USATF) certified course starts and finishes in front of the Village Hall at 200 North River Street in Montgomery. The course... Read on...

Register here!
Posted on: June 26, 2014

4th of July Crackdown on Drunken Drivers and Unbuckled Motorists begins June 23rd

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The Montgomery Police Department has announced plans for July 4th traffic enforcement, focusing on both drunk and unbuckled drivers. The intensified enforcement effort will focus on late night hours as statistics show a... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2014

Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln Presentation

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Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln presenters Max and Donna Daniels of Wheaton will present "An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln at the White House" at 10:00a.m. on July 8, 2014 at the Montgomery Village Hall. The program... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Montgomery Announces Floral Display Contest

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The Montgomery Beautification Committee is sponsoring its first ever Summer Floral Display Awards this year. This is an opportunity for homes and businesses to be recognized for exceptional landscape displays that feature... Read on...

Click here to submit an address!
Posted on: May 8, 2014

“Montgomery: It Feels Like Home” Photo Contest!

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The Village of Montgomery is calling for entries into its “Montgomery: It Feels Like Home” Photo Contest. The contest is open to both professional and amateur photographers using any brand of camera or lens. Winning... Read on...

Contest Entry Form
Posted on: May 30, 2014

Montgomery Fest Battle of the Bands

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Ready to compete in an epic battle? You'll want to sign up for the Battle of the Bands at the 2014 Montgomery Fest for a chance to rock out and showcase your musical talent. Playing in front of a live audience is why... Read on...

Application and Information
Posted on: May 28, 2014

Sales Tax Referendum and Property Tax Rebates

For the past few months the Montgomery Village Board has been discussing the condition of its local roads. Based on a recent road survey, the Village needs to spend approximately $2.2 million per year in order to maintain... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 3, 2014

Want to Play Mahjongg?

A new Mahjongg group will be starting in Montgomery on June 16th. The group will meet from noon until 2pm each Monday at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River Street.

Mahjongg is a popular Chinese tile game that is... Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2014

Mayor on the Move June 7th

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Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, June 7th from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at Briarcliff Park, located on Briarcliff Road just north of Route 30. Briarcliff Park was totally... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2014

Concert in the Park and Free Ice Cream Social

Everyone is invited to head on over to Montgomery Park on June 12th at 6:30 p.m. for free ice cream sundaes and a special concert afterwards. Ice cream with toppings will be served from 6:30 p.m. until supplies run out.... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2014

Montgomery Police Department Completes a Successful Click It or Ticket Mobilization to Save Lives

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Who: Illinois Department of Transportation and the Montgomery Police Department

What: From May 9-26th, 2014, IDOT supported enforcement to remind motorists to buckle up both day and night during the Click It or... Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2014

Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Montgomery

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A free walking tour of historic downtown Montgomery will be offered at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 21st. Members of the Historic Preservation Commission will provide information about Gray’s Mill, the pop factory, Lyon... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Deputy Police Chief Graduates from School of Police Staff and Command

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Deputy Chief Armando Sanders Graduated from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety on May 16, 2014.

The Montgomery Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Deputy Chief Armando Sanders... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2014

Therapy Dog Club Presentation

Jan Lauwers and a friendly therapy dog will present a program about the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club on June 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Montgomery Village Hall.

The Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club is a volunteer... 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: May 6, 2014

Settler’s Cottage Museum

Settler’s Cottage, Montgomery’s historical museum, has reopened for the summer season. From May to October Settler’s Cottage will be open on the first Saturday of each month and on the third Sunday of each month, from 12:30... 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: 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: 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

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: 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: 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: January 6, 2014

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

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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: 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

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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: 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

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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

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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: 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!