News Flash

Posted on: August 14, 2019

On-Site Data Collection for GIS Systems - Work In Your Yard!

GIS Data Collection

The Village is in the process of building a complete Geographic Information Systems (GIS) computer model of our utility systems (water, wastewater and stormwater).  The GIS models are of great assistance in enhancing the Village's legal complianc...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Instead of Do More With Less - Do more with Free?

Re-purposed Former Police Vehicle

From time to time, you may see an unusual Village vehicle and wonder why it’s in our fleet. For some vehicles (like the swaploader we recently posted about), it’s because we work to be innovative and reduce costs by combining multiple ...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

D300 Mobile Food Pantry August 2, 2019 from 4-6pm

D300 and Northern IL Food Bank

D300 Food Pantry is holding a Mobile Food Pantry Event this Friday, August 2nd, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.  The truck will be set up in the parking lot of the Pingree Grove Fire Station at 1600 Reinking Road in Pingree Grove. &am...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Pingree Grove Efficiency: the Swaploader

Peterbilt Truck

The Village strives to do more with less, and to make maximum use of our limited resources and staffing. So when we looked to expand our Public Works fleet a few years ago, we had a number of needs. We needed a large snowplow to clear more roadways faster...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Pingree Grows Presentation

Wastewater Treatment Plant

For those of you who were unable to attend the Village Board meeting on Monday night, we have uploaded the Pingree Grows presentation to our website, for your viewing pleasure.  The Board is pleased to announce that this project provides a sustai...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Pingree Grows: The Future of Village Utilities

Wetland Photo

We write today to share an important update regarding the future of the Village's utility systems.  Click through to read more, and join us Monday night to find out about Pingree Grows.

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 5, 2019

PSA: A Post about Posts...

Mailbox Post Below Ground

Many of Pingree Grove's Cambridge Lakes neighborhoods have beautiful, rough-hewn cedar mailboxes posts that are now approaching 10-15 years old.  Because of Cedar's excellent resistance to rain and sunlight, these often appear to be in great cond...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Independence Day: Are You Ready?!?!

Independence Day 2019 Flyer

This weekend marks our incredibly popular, amazingly fun Independence Day celebration!  We have live music, a Friday night beer (and wine) garden, what is sure to be our largest ever car show, and much more...not to mention our blockbuster Saturd...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Park Closure: Skate Park Playground

Park Repair and Slide Replacement

As recently shared, the Village experienced some vandalism at the playground adjacent to the skate park (the park on Wester Boulevard between Alta Vista Drive and Diamond Head Trail).  Village Public Works crews are working to repair the damage, ...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Moving Update: Limited Services Availability on Friday

Front view of Municipal Center, 555 Reinking Road

The Village will be completing our much-anticipated move from the current Village Hall trailers to the Municipal Center on Friday, June 28, 2019.

As a reminder, Village offices will be closed to the public on the morning of Friday, June 28, reopening at 1:...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Yes, We're Moving. Really.

New Plantings at Municipal Center

We are pleased to announce that the Village is nearing completion of the Municipal Center at 555 Reinking Road! Over the past few weeks, we have been putting the finishing touches on the building, including finalizing utility connections and working on in...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: June 24, 2019

We Need Your Help (and Photos)!

Flag display at Centennial Park

The Village has recently launched a Twitter and an Instagram account.  Both account usernames are @pingreegrove.  We need your help sharing the word on what a great place Pingree Grove is to live and work.  Share your pictures a...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Look at our New (Old) Truck!

Newly Rehabilitated Snow Plow Truck

From the photos, it may look as though Truck 282 is a brand new snowplow. While it may be hard to believe, this truck is now over 10 years old. Purchased new by the Village in 2008, the Village has operated this truck for the past 11 winters as one of our...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: June 1, 2019

Mosquito Prevention - and what you can do to protect yourself from mosquitoes

No-mosquito

The Village of Pingree Grove has funds budgeted for a limited number of mosquito abatement sprayings this year.  Due to the potential for a "super brood" of mosquitoes invading our community last summer, the Village Board authorized the...

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For More Info on Mosquito Prevention Pingree Grove News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Village to Host Public Informational Meeting

Reinking Rte 20 Roundabout Newsflash

The City of Elgin and the Village of Pingree Grove will be providing a public informational meeting that has been scheduled for May 28, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. in the Pingree Grove Village Hall for the purpose of discussing the improvement of int...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Where does your Tax Dollar Go?

Property Tax Division Newsflash

Did you know that the Village's tax levies are only 5.5% of your total tax bill?

With property tax bills being distributed throughout the County, questions often arise regarding total property tax bills and where your property tax dollars go.  See...

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Additional Info... Pingree Grove News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Volunteers

The Village is currently in need of volunteers to serve on the following committees...

Planning and Zoning Commission

Community Events Committee

Park Advisory Committee

If you have a passion to serve your community, or you just want to help out on a particula...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Prepared Food Tax to be implemented in Pingree Grove, IL

Pizza

On Monday April 1, 2019, the Village approved a Prepared Foods tax to be imposed at restaurants within the Village. The tax, which amounts to a $0.20 charge on a $10 meal, is being used to ensure that the Village is using a diversified stream of revenues ...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Pingree Grove Community Events Calendar

PG_Calendar of Events_2019 updated_001

The Events Committee has lots of great events coming up this year.  Here is a calendar of the main events. 

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Village receives $10,000 grant from ComEd for butterfly/pollinator garden

Pingree-Grove-Park-NW-View

The Village of Pingree Grove has received a ComEd Openlands matching grant for $10,000 for the design and construction of a butterfly/pollinator garden at the Pingree Grove Forest Preserve Park  on Prairie St in Pingree Grove, IL.  The g...

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Current and Previous Grantees Pingree Grove News
Posted on: June 21, 2018

"Flushable" Wipes Don't Go Very Far - They clog the system and cost time and money!

toilet

Just because they say "flushable" doesn't mean they should be flushed down the toilet.  Flushable wipes don't get very far past your house before they clog pipes and pumps and cost the Village time and money in unnecessary maintenance a...

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Pingree Grove News
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

2016 Population Estimate Available

Population Increase Newsflash

Declining growth? Not in Pingree Grove! According to the U.S. Census Bureau, we've seen an increase of 61% since 2010.

Population Estimate Article (PDF) Pingree Grove News