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Posted on: January 21, 2016

How Do Animals Survive the Winter?

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At 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9th, Naturalist Margaret Gazdacka, director of the Red Oak Nature Center in North Aurora, will present a fascinating program on how animals survive during the winter.

Have you ever wondered why Canada Geese stay here ...Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Mayor on the Move February 6

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Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, February 6th, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at South Moon BBQ at Gray’s Mill, 211 N. River. The meeting will be held in the lower level and you can use the lower level parking ...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Montgomery PD Releases Holiday Crackdown Results

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From December 18 through January 3, you probably noticed an increase in police activity around Montgomery. The Montgomery Police participated in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving enforcement campaign, showing zero tolerance for i...Read on...

Posted on: December 2, 2015

"Winter Weather--Get it Together"


SPRINGFIELD - As snow and ice season bears down on Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Police and the Illinois Tollway are teaming up to alert motorists to be prepared and to remember: "Winter Weather - Get it Togeth...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Montgomery Police Wish Everyone Safe and Happy Holidays


The holiday season is upon us and if you’re celebrating with a drink, Montgomery Police have a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Due to the increase in drunk driving-related fatalities around the holidays each year, law enforcement agencies...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Rotary Club Presentation January 12th

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At 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 12th, Mera Johnson, President of the Montgomery Rotary Club, will give a presentation in the Board Room at the Village Hall, 200 N. River Street. Rotary has 1.2 million members internationally who are working to create p...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Montgomery Property Tax Rebates

Village of Montgomery officials are preparing to issue the first round of property tax rebate checks in the wake of the successful sales tax referendum last November. The additional 1% sales tax was assessed beginning on July 1, 2015 and the Village will...Read on...

Property Tax Refund Application
Posted on: November 4, 2015

Montgomery Tree Lighting and Festival of Trees December 6th

Montgomery’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Sunday, December 6th 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 is hosted jointly by the Villag...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Mayor on the Move Dec. 5th

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Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, December 5th from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River Street. In addition to meeting with the mayor, this event will give visitors a sneak pee...Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2015

Montgomery Announces Holiday Decorations Contest

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The Montgomery Beautification Committee will be sponsoring its popular Holiday Decorations Contest again this year. This is an opportunity for homes and businesses to be recognized for exceptional holiday displays. As was done last year, judges will giv...Read on...

Nomination Form
Posted on: November 25, 2015

“All Christmas, All of the Time” December 8th

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At 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 8th, guitarist and vocalist Randy Walker will perform a musical show called “All Christmas, All of the Time” in the Board Room at the Village Hall, 200 N. River Street. This event is free and open to all ages.

Walker...Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2015

Magic and Illusions--November 10th

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At 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 10th, a fun and amazing show called “The Magic and Illusions of Andrew Kline” will be offered at the Montgomery Village Hall at 200 N. River Street in Montgomery.

The Magic and Illusions of Andrew Kline will leave y...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2015

Montgomery Announces Ribbon Cutting For Mill Street Bridge

On Monday, October 26, 2015 at 5:30 p.m., the Village of Montgomery will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Mill Street Bridge to mark the official completion of the project. The bridge had been closed to traffic for approximately two...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Senior Presentation October 13th

At 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13th, the Historic Preservation Commission will present an indoor version of the Cemetery Walk for those who are unable to attend the evening event in the cemetery on October 7th. The reenactment presentation on October ...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

New Phone Scam Alert

Attorney General Lisa Madigan today alerted Illinois residents to a phone scam in which callers pose as representatives of the Attorney General’s office in an attempt to con people into sending money on supposed unpaid fines.

Madigan’s office has recei...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Don't be fooled by an IRS Scam!

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The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS.

These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2015

Montgomery PD is Safe Haven for Online Transactions

The Montgomery Police Department, in an effort to prevent victimization associated with in-person transactions which originated via online sites such as Craigslist, will begin allowing individuals to meet at the police department to finalize personal tran...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2015

Webster Street Railroad Crossing

The Village of Montgomery was very disappointed to learn that repairs to the Webster Street railroad crossing near Route 31 are not planned for this summer, and in fact are not even in the five-year plan. Railroad crossings are regulated by the Illinois C...Read on...

Submit a Complaint
Posted on: February 17, 2015

President Matt Brolley delivered his second annual State of the Village address on February 17th.

President Matt Brolley delivered his second annual State of the Village address on February 17th. You can watch it now on our YouTube channel at

Link to YouTube video
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 insurance and business insuranc...Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2013

Business Breakthrough: Montgomery business brings options for gamers to town


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 passionate and knowledgeable ab...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 by 15 percent as the company i...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 served as the Village’s Finance Di...Read on...

Posted on: April 2, 2013

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


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 grows tropical indoor foliage, blo...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 leadership hopes it will benefit from...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2012

Business Bonding: JC Penney fashion consultant helps bring trends home


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 fashion ally. Stephanie Hulvey ...Read on...

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

Montgomery Public Works prepared for winter conditions


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 Works Department is prepared t...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. It reflects the commitment of...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2012

Montgomery Honored for Conservation Efforts


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 Foundation of Naperville selected ...Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2012

Business Breakthrough: New salon offers more than just haircuts


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 illuminate your chair.

No, ...Read on...

Visit Sport Clips on the Web!
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 and smoking accessories.

...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 Products, formerly Lyon Metallic and ...Read on...

Visit Lyon's website now!