Posted on: February 5, 2016

BUFFALO GROVE POLICE WILL HELP YOU RETIRE YOUR AMERICAN FLAG PROPERLY

The Buffalo Grove Police Department has begun accepting American Flags that are in need of retirement. If you own a flag that is worn, has tears, holes, rips, or is in tatters let the Buffalo Grove Police help to retire your flag properly.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

BUFFALO GROVE HOMES SPENT SHORTEST TIME ON MARKET IN 2015

A report from Chicago Real Estate Daily, a publication in Crain’s Chicago Business states that Buffalo Grove homes sold quicker than any others in Chicago suburbs and the city.

Buffalo Grove, Illinois – Throughout 2015, homes located in the Village of Buffalo Grove sold faster than other residential properties in any other Chicago suburb, as well as in the city of Chicago.

Crain’s Chicago Business’ Real Estate Daily publicat...Read on...

Posted on: January 7, 2016

BUFFALO GROVE CONTINUES INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO SUPPORTING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

In December, 2015 the Village Board approved a multi-year economic incentive agreement with a growing electrical equipment supplier.

Buffalo Grove, Illinois – In December of 2015, Buffalo Grove approved an extended economic incentive agreement with Connexion, a Buffalo Grove-based electrical equipment supplier that has experienced substantial growth over the last several years.

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

VILLAGE OF BUFFALO GROVE RECEIVES 2015 INNOVATION AWARD

Lake County Municipal League awards Village for establishing a five community Government Information Technology Consortium.

The Village of Buffalo Grove recently received the 2015 Innovation Award from the Lake County Municipal League (LCML), for its role in developing an Information Technology (IT) Consortium that includes five area communities. The Consortium, called GovITC ...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2015

S&P CONFIRMS VILLAGE OF BUFFALO GROVE’S AAA BOND RATING

Standard & Poor (S&P) cited continued strong financial management and reserves as key factors in maintaining the high rating.

Buffalo Grove, Illinois – Standard & Poor (S&P), confirmed the Village of Buffalo Grove’s ‘AAA’ long-term bond rating citing a projected stable financial outlook.

In a communication from S&P dated December 8, 2015, reasons cited for the Village receivi...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2015

BUFFALO GROVE CROSSING GUARDS

School District 21 recently published an erroneous statement claiming that the Village of Buffalo Grove decided to remove crossing guards from three intersections near Cooper, Longfellow, Kilmer and Tarkington Schools.

Community Consolidated School District 21 recently published an erroneous statement on its web site and through its social media channels, claiming that the Village of Buffalo Grove decided to remove crossing guards from three intersections near Cooper, L...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2015

VILLAGE ADDRESSES ONGOING DISTRICT 21 CROSSING GUARD ISSUE

Village Board to require full payment for services provided through the end of the year, or program will be terminated on November 13, 2015.

The Buffalo Grove Village Board unanimously voted Monday to table the Intergovernmental Agreement with District 21 for crossing guards due to District 21’s decision not to pay for crossing guard services they have received for the past two years.
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Posted on: August 20, 2015

BUFFALO GROVE PROPOSES SOLUTIONS FOR D21 CROSSING GUARD ISSUE

The Village of Buffalo Grove remains committed to ensuring the safety of all students attending Community Consolidated School District 21.

Buffalo Grove, Illinois (VBG) August 20, 2015 – The Village of Buffalo Grove remains committed to ensuring the safety of all students who attend Community Consolidated School District 21. In an effort to assist District 21 in solving their issue of having...Read on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

BUFFALO GROVE NAMED STATE'S SECOND SAFEST CITY.

Real estate firm creates ratings based on FBI data

Buffalo Grove | The Village of Buffalo Grove has again been named to a list of safe cities, this time as the second safest city in the state of Illinois.

This designation comes from real estate brokerage firm Movoto, just months after Buffalo Grove was...Learn More

Posted on: July 22, 2014

BUFFALO GROVE PROVIDES UPDATE ON ASH TREE REMOVAL

Stump grinding delayed, process to continue through summer months

BUFFALO GROVE | The Village of Buffalo Grove provided an update on its Ash tree removal efforts at its July Board meeting, answering several questions frequently asked by residents.

Arborist Tom Milas told the Village Board that unusually dry conditio...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

VILLAGE RECIEVES HIGHEST MARKS FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Moody’s affirms Aaa bond ratings, GFOA bestows award

BUFFALO GROVE | Moody’s Investor Services recently announced that it has confirmed the Village’s Aaa bond rating for its existing general obligation debt, after placing the municipality on review for possible downgrade in conjunction with its new ratings...Read More

Posted on: December 26, 2013

METRA PARKING PASS RATE TO INCREASE

The Village of Buffalo Grove has raised the cost of the bi-monthly parking pass, beginning with the January-February 2014 pass. The new fee will be $60.

BUFFALO GROVE | The Village of Buffalo Grove has raised the cost of the bi-monthly parking pass beginning with the January-February 2014 pass.

The new fee will be $60. This is the first price increase in nearly ten years.

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Posted on: August 12, 2013

BUFFALO GROVE ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN AMERICA

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Money magazine's top 50 towns are not only thriving, they have good schools and a strong sense of community. Buffalo Grove is the ONLY town in Illinois to make the cut.

When Money magazine editors contacted Village Manager Dane Bragg -- he was more than happy to discuss the past, present and future of Buffalo Grove. This interview led to Buffalo Grove being included as number 46 -- and the ONLY Illinois town to be includ...Read on...

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