Welcome Home to the Village of Morton Grove

The Village of Morton Grove is a near north suburb of Chicago located 13 miles north of "The Loop," 8 miles northeast of O’Hare Airport, and 6 miles west of Lake Michigan.

Although primarily residential, the Village has significant commercial and industrial areas. Approximately 20% of the land in the community is owned by the Cook County Forest Preserve District and is set aside for open space and recreation. The Community is the home of award-winning parks and schools.

Morton Grove Days 2015

See the schedule! Find out which bands are playing! It's Morton Grove Days 2015!

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Connie Travis Appointed Morton Grove Village Clerk

Lifelong Morton Grove resident Connie Travis recently joined the Village’s administrative team as Village Clerk. She will complete the remaining term of former Village Clerk Ed Ramos, who was elected Village Trustee last April.

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Meet Your Newly Elected Village Trustees

Janine Witko, John Thill, and Rita Minx began serving four-year terms on the Village Board and Trustee Ed Ramos began serving a two-year term this past May. Cook County Judge Anjou Hansen administered oaths of office to the newly elected Trustees.

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Water Sprinkling Restrictions in Effect

Please remember that the Village imposes restrictions on lawn sprinkling from May 15 through September 15. Sprinkling is only allowed between 5 a.m.-11 a.m. and 6 p.m.-11 p.m. In addition, automatic sprinkling may not occur on consecutive days. If your address ends in an odd number, sprinkling will be allowed on odd numbered days. If your address ends in an even number, sprinkling will be allowed on even numbered days.

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Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals

While fireworks send thousands of people to the hospital each year, nearly all of those injuries could be prevented by leaving the fireworks to the professionals. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the National Association of State Fire Marshals, approximately 7,000 fireworks-related injuries occur each year in the U.S.

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Village Selects New Water Supplier

Morton Grove purchases Lake Michigan water from the city of Chicago. Our current contract expires in 2018. Since 2005, Chicago has increased its rate by 186 percent. The city of Evanston has offered to sell Lake Michigan water to Morton Grove, Niles and, possibly, Park Ridge. The water would be delivered through a new water main from the Evanston treatment plant to the Villages.

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