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Press releases are utilized by the Village to share details of upcoming events or to inform the press and local stakeholders on recent Village-related news.

Recently shared press releases are posted below, and include information from all Village departments with the exception of the Police Department. Police Department press releases are found here.

July 9, 2020:  School Supply Donation Program

June 29, 2020: Celebrate the 4th of July Safely 

June 19, 2020: Message to the Community from the Village of Mount Prospect 

June 12, 2020:  Community Connections Center to Host Housing Rights Webinar Series

June 4, 2020: JP Morgan Chase Announces New Mount Prospect Location at 2 W. Northwest Hwy. 

May 27, 2020: Village Working with Businesses to Move to Phase 3 of Restore Illinois

May 20, 2020: Mental Health Matters Webinar Series

May 8, 2020: Hydrant Flushing Scheduled

May 6, 2020: Village Announces Event Cancellations 

April 20, 2020:  Union Pacific Railroad Crossing Closure at Main Street (IL Route 83)

April 17, 2020: Public Works Open House Postponed

April 17, 2020:  Arbor Day Ceremony Cancelled 

April 17, 2020: Fire Department Moves into New Headquarters 

March 31, 2020:  Coronavirus Update - 3/31/20

March 24, 2020: Food Pantry Accepting Gift Cards 

March 20, 2020: Coronvirus Update - 3/20/20 

March 18, 2020: Coronavirus Update - 3/18/20 

March 17, 2020: Coronavirus Update - 3/17/20 

March 15, 2020: Coronavirus Update - 3/15/20 

March 5, 2020: Village Board to Discuss Block 56 Development Proposal 

March 1, 2020:  Housing and Community Needs Survey

February 28, 2020: Census Informational Meeting March 9

February 25, 202: Early Voting at Village Hall 

February 3, 2020: 2020-2021 Vehicle Stickers Now Available

January 9, 2020: Mayor's Address  Looks Forward to Continued Momentum in 2020

January 6, 2020: Mayor to Deliver State of the Village Address 

January 2, 2020: New Customer Response Management App

December 27, 2019: Human Trafficking 101 Presentation 

December 23, 2019:  Kitchen Fire Damages House 

December 23, 2019: Christmas Tree Collection 

December 18, 2019: Shining Stars Winners Announced 

December 13,  2019: Holiday Decorating Contest Winners 

December 12, 2019: Christmas Tree Safety 

November 18, 2019: Residents Encouraged to Shop Local This Holiday Season 

November 15, 2019: Public Works Department Receives Sustainability Award

November 15, 2019: Village Now Accepting Shining Star Nominations 

November 12, 2019: Tree Lighting Ceremony

October 28, 2019: Toys for Kids Program

October 25, 2019: Economic Development Breakfast & Awards

October 25, 2019: Holiday Assistance Programs 

October 23, 2019:  Pumpkin Composting Event - Nov. 2 

October 21, 2019: Halloween Trick-or-Treat Safety 

October 15, 2019: Fall Leaf Collection 

October 11, 2019: Fire Department to Hold Food Drive 

October 4, 2019: Fire Prevention Week: Oct. 6 -12 

October 4, 2019: Medicare D Open Enrollment

September 23, 2019: October is Senior Health Month

September 11, 2019: Teen Substance Abuse Prevention Information Session 

September 10, 2019: Fire Department Open House - Sept. 28 

September 6, 2019: Citizen Emergency Training Class

August 28, 2019: Marche Francais - Farmers Market with a French Twist

August 26, 2019: Celebration of Cultures 

August 12, 2019: Community Connections Center Anniversary

August 12, 2019: Family Bike Ride Set for August 17 

August 6, 2019: Mount Prospect Receives Invest in Cook Grant 

July 31, 2019: Mount Prospect to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

July 25, 2019: Mount Prospect to Host Document Destruction Event 

July 16, 2019: Mount Prospect to Host Solar Power Hour 

July 12, 2019:  Settlement Reached on Jakubowski v. Village of Mount Prospect

July 10, 2019: Donate School Supplies and Make a Difference 

July 8, 2019: Human Services Department to Offer Parenting Class

July 5, 2019:  Village Board to Host Talk & Chalk

June 26,  2019: Fourth of July Festivities

June 24, 2019: Oakton Area Public Meeting 

June 19, 2019: Register for Rules of the Road Class 

June 18, 2019: Sister Cities Commission to Host Bastille Day Dinner 

June 13, 2019: Summer Family Assistance Program

June 4, 2019: Fridays on the Green Concert Series returns to Mount Prospect 

May 24, 2019: Human Services to Host Mental Health Awareness Event

May 24, 2019: Changes Coming to Maple Street Commuter Parking Lot 

May 3, 2019: Public Works Open House - May 18 

May 1, 2019: Village to Host Household Hazardous Waste Event June 8 

April 25, 2019: Village to Host Newly Elected Officials' Reception 

April 25, 2019: Village Announces New Director of Finance 

April 24, 2019: Village to Host Arbor Day Ceremony

April 18, 2019: Vehicle Stickers Must be Displayed by May 1

April 4, 2019: Hydrant Flushing

March 28, 2019: Recycle Coach Launch

March 26. 2019: Mount Prospect Gets Tree City USA, Growth Awards 

March 25, 2019: Organics Collection 

March 22, 2019: Electronics Drop-Off 

March 18, 2019: March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month 

March 6, 2019: Coffee with Council Open House Format Scheduled for March  9

February 15, 2019: Central and Main Development Approved by Planning and Zoning Commission 

February 6, 2019: Vehicle Sticker Redesign 

February 1, 2019: Emerson Street Parking Deck Opens to Some Commuters 

January 30, 2019: Garbage Collection Delayed Update 

January 28, 2019:  Solid Waste Services suspended due to severe winter weather conditions

January 25, 2019:  Senior Health and Wellness Programs

January 23, 2019: Village Offering Assistance to Federal Workers During Government Shutdown 

January 16, 2019:  Traffic Flow Improvements at Mount Prospect Plaza/Rand Road

January 10, 2019: Mayor Delivers State of Village Address 

January 4, 2019: Recycle Holiday Lights and Extension Cords 

December 27, 2018: Christmas Tree Collection 

December 18, 2018: Shining Star Winners 

December 17, 2018: Christmas Tree Safety

December 17, 2018: Dynamic Year Luncheon 

December 12, 2018: Chicago Executive Airport Master Plan

December 11, 2018: Village Manager Contract Approved

December 10, 2018: Holiday Assistance Program

December 7, 2018: Brush Pickup Complete

November 28, 2018: Tree Debris Collection

November  26, 2018: Loose Leaf Collection Cancelled

November 16, 2016: Leaf Pickup Ending

November 15, 2018: Rand Rd./Kensington Rd./IL 83 Traffic Study 

November 15, 2018:  Small Business Saturday

November 15, 2018: Leaf Pickup Extended

November 12, 2018: Tree Lighting Ceremony - Nov. 21

November 12, 2018: Now Accepting Shining Star Nominations  

November 9, 2018:  Village Accepting Donations for Holiday Assistance Programs

November 1, 2018: Toys for Kids Program

October 29, 2018: Public Works Department Receives 2018 Illinois Sustainability Award 

October 29, 2018: Prospect Avenue Road Closure Begins Week of Oct. 29

October 25, 2018: Local Businesses Honored at Economic Development Breakfast

October 12, 2018: Fire Department Food Drive 

October 12, 2018: Supplemental Snow Plow Drivers Wanted

October 12, 2018: Pumpkin Recycling Event

October 1, 2018:  Fall Loose Leaf Collection

September 28, 2018: Senior Health Fair 

September 26, 2018: Emergency Alert System Test

September 25, 2018: Citizen Emergency Training Class 

September 25, 2018: Celebration of Cultures 

September 12, 2018: Maple Street Lofts Open House 

September 12, 2018: New Fire Headquarters/Station 13 Open House 

September 9, 2018: Construction Update: Central Road Resurfacing 

September 7, 2018: Fire Department 2018 Annual Open House - Sept. 22

August 28, 2018: Marché Français - Mount Prospect Farmers' Market with a French Twist: Sept. 9 

August 9, 2018: Changes in Recycling Industry Mean Changes in How We Recycle at Home 

July 24, 2018: Village Offering Drop-Off for Plastics Recycling 

July 17, 2018: Document Destruction Event 

July 13, 2018:  South Mount Prospect Subarea Plan 2018 Update

June 26, 2018: 4th of July Festivities Planned 

June 22, 2018: Mayor Juracek Inaugurated as President of NWMC 

June 22, 2018: Village Manager to Serve as President of ILCMA 

June 20, 2018: Central Road Resurfacing to Begin June 25

June 15, 2018: Village Studying Storm Sewer Improvements

June 1, 2018: Fridays on the Green Concert Series Returns June 8 

May 16, 2018: Public Works to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event 

April 30, 2018: Public Works Open House 

April 23, 2018: 2018-19 Vehicle Stickers Must be Displayed by May 1 

April 20, 2018: Village to Celebrate Arbor Day 

April 20, 2018: Village, School District 214 and Mt. Prospect Park  District Reach Intergovernmental Agreement

March 19, 2018: Open House to be Held at Proposed New Police Headquarters on March 27

March 7, 2018: Village Board Unanimously Approves Several Economic Development Initiatives   

March 7, 2018: Change your Clocks, Change your Batteries

March 6, 2018: Public Works Department Receives APWA’s 2018 Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award

March 6, 2018: Village Board Approves Changes to Building and Permit Codes

March 3, 3018: Village Board to Consider Property Purchase for New Police Headquarters

February 6, 2018: Vehicle Stickers Now on Sale

February 2, 2018: Fire Department Receives CPR Grant

January 15, 2018: Smoke Alarm Program  

January 14, 2018: New Textile Recycling Program 

January 10, 2018: Shining Star Award Winners

January 8, 2018: Busse Avenue Lane Closure 

January 3, 2018: Village Manager Performance Review 

December 27, 2017: Chief Koziol Swearing-In 

December 1, 2017: Diversity Survey

November 21, 2017: Leaf Pickup Program 

November 16, 2017: Small Business Saturday

November 15, 2017: New Police Chief Selected

November 9, 2017: Northwest Lights Outdoor Skating

November 9, 2017: Tree Lighting Ceremony 

November 6, 2017: Economic Development Breakfast & Awards

November 1, 2017: Comprehensive  Plan Update 

October 19, 2017: VOMP/Dist 214 TIF Negotiations Break Down

October 14, 2017: Oktoberfest cancelled 

October 11, 2017: 2017 Annual Business Breakfast

October 11, 2017: Finance Department Wins Award

October 4, 2017:  Village Enters Into Agreement to Accept Police Chief Janowick's Decision to Voluntarily Retire After 23 Years of Service With Department

June 23, 2017: Village Names First Equity Group as Developer of Central and Main

June 2, 2017: Village and Consultant Added to Jakubowski Complaint

May 25, 2017: Fridays on the Green - Celebrate the Summer with Music

May 18, 2017: Talk & Chalk - Engage with Village Leadership on Centennial Green

April 6, 2017: Mount Prospect Centennial Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service

March 27, 2017: Mount Prospect Announces New Unlimited Yard Waste Program

March 21, 2017: Local Resident Recognized as a French Knight of the Legion of Honor for His Service in World War II

February 21, 2017: Village of Mount Prospect's Centennial Commission Announces Centennial Auction

February 4, 2017: Village of Mount Prospect Celebrates Its 100th Birthday

January 31, 2017: 2017-18 Vehicle Stickers Commemorate Mount Prospect's Centennial Anniversary

January 18, 2017: Board Amends Village Manager Michael Cassady’s Employment Agreement Based on Exceptional Leadership

January 12, 2017: Fire Hydrant Painting Project in Mount Prospect Up for Round Two

January 9, 2017:  Mount Prospect Police Deploys Naloxine to Officers

December 21, 2016: Village Introduces New Customer Response Management Program

December 15, 2016: Centennial Bells Ring in the New Year

November 15, 2016: Tree Lighting & Christkindlmarket 2016

November 7, 2016: 1831 Tano Lane Fire

November 4, 2016: How Do You Envision Mount Prospect? Upcoming Comprehensive Plan Meetings

November 4, 2016: Honor Mount Prospect Veterans at the 2016 Veterans Day Ceremony

November 1, 2016: Mount Prospect Toys For Kids Program

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