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Overnight, on-street parking eased for holidays…Overnight, on-street parking restrictions are eased to accommodate visitors and guests during major holidays, including Thanksgiving and Christmas. Restrictions will be lifted from 2:30 a.m., Wed., Nov. 23 until 2:30 a.m., Mon. Nov. 28, and from 2:30 a.m., Sat., Dec. 17 until 2:30 a.m. Tues., Jan. 3. However, parking restrictions will remain in effect during these times in overnight permit parking zones where residents have purchased quarterly passes. Other parking regulations, such as posted daytime, safety and snow restrictions, also will remain in effect.

Holiday hours…Village Hall will be closed all day Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving, starting  at noon, Fri., Dec. 24 through Mon., Dec. 26 for Christmas, and on Mon., Jan. 2 for New Year’s. Regular Village Hall hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information is posted at 

Yard waste collection ends…Regular yard waste collection will end the week of Nov. 21–26. Yard waste is picked up by appointment only during the winter months. To arrange a special yard waste pick-up call LRS at 844.633.3577 or email Compost collection also switches to a bi-weekly schedule at a discounted rate during the winter months. Visit to see the winter collection schedule and for more information about the Village’s food scrap composting program.

Winter refuse collection tip…Residents and building owners are reminded to clear snow away from refuse and recycling containers to avoid a missed collection. If the container is not accessible, it will not be emptied. Call 844.633.3577 to report a missed collection at any building served by the Village’s refuse hauler.

Pet responsibilities…Dog owners are required to pick up and dispose of dog waste. Owners walking their dogs must carry a bag or other suitable means to pick up dog waste. Call 708.358.5680 to register a complaint about an animal, such as noise, excrement, cruelty or off leash.