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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Memorial Day Refuse Schedule

Refuse Truck

A holiday schedule for refuse and recycling collection is in place for Memorial Day week (May 25-29):

Monday collection will take place on Tuesday.

Tuesday collection will take place on Wednesday.

Thursday and Friday collection will be as usual.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Village Memorial Day Celebrations

Flag Planting

This year, to celebrate Memorial Day, Village Trustee Andrew Cripe and his family will plant flags near the cenotaph on the Village Green to honor the fallen: one for every Winnetkan in the military who sacrificed their life for our country. Flags will be...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Story Time with a Local Hero Videos Available

Firemedic reads book

The Village of Winnetka partners with the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library to present Story Time with a Local Hero: once an in-person event, we are currently making digital recordings of our local heroes reading children’s books for members of...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

New Trier Completes Grant-Funded Lighting Upgrade

New Trier High School

New Trier High School recently completed an energy efficiency upgrade project utilizing a $25,000 incentive rebate from the Village of Winnetka and the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency’s (IMEA) Electric Efficiency Program. The Electric Efficie...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Winnetka Children's Fair Cancelled

Winnetka Children's Fair

Winnetka Community Nursery School made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Children’s Fair. The next fair is scheduled for June 4-5, 2021 on the Village Green.

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Posted on: April 26, 2020

Memorial Day Parade Cancelled

American flag

The Village of Winnetka and the Winnetka Park District have made the difficult decision to cancel the Memorial Day parade and ceremony originally scheduled for May 25 at 10 AM, in order to comply with the Governor’s Stay at Home executive order....

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Winnetka Fire Department Birthday Salutes

Fire Truck and Ambulance

The Winnetka Fire Department can help celebrate birthdays! If someone in your home between the ages of 2 and 10 has a birthday during the Stay at Home order, you can request a birthday salute from the Fire Department. Birthday salutes will be conducted be...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Support Winnetka Businesses

West Elm Business District

Many Winnetka businesses offer specialty services that you can take advantage of as you practice social distancing. We are keeping a list of our local retail businesses and restaurants updated with opportunities for you to support your community and shop ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

How Are You Celebrating The Earth?

Earth day

This year marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and to celebrate, Go Green Winnetka invites residents of all ages to submit photos or videos of their eco-friendly activities. Research shows that friends and neighbors can influence one another by demon...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

COVID-19 Updates from the Village

Stay Home Save Lives

Village buildings are closed to the public and the State of Illinois has issued a Shelter in Place order. These measures are being taken to prevent exposure to and spread of coronavirus.Plans are in place for water, electric, public works, refuse...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Winnetka Cares

Heart tic-tac-toe

If you would like to assist those in need in our community, or need help yourself, here’s how:

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Small Business Resources

Exterior of Peet's coffee and a flowering tree

Supporting our small business community is a priority for the Village. We continue to offer resources and up-to-date information to support you and your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Reminders for RestaurantsFollow these guidelines and be...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Water Department Performing Village-Wide Leak Detection

Leaking water hose

ADS Environmental Services has been hired to perform leak detection services on the Village’s drinking water system to identify and reduce water loss. Using acoustic technologies, field technicians will survey approximately 72 miles of water mai...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

A Message From Village President Rintz: Please Wear Masks in Public

Face mask

April 20, 2020Dear Fellow Winnetkans,Over the past few weeks, I have fielded numerous requests from both businesses and residents to implement a mandatory face mask requirement.  As you may know, many of our neighboring communities have issued su...

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