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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Assistance for Small Business Owners

A $10 million fund—also available to gig workers and independent contractors—will offer aid during the pandemic through one-time, zero-interest loans. Be sure to read the article below. 

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

A Letter from the Mayor-COVID-19 Update

A letter to our residents from the Mayor to update everyone regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

A Letter from the Mayor-COVID-19 Update

A letter to our residents from the Mayor to update everyone regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

How Small Buy Owners can get COVID-19 Relief

Assistance programs are available, but navigating the options isn’t easy. Here’s a how-to guide, with links.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Important Update from Mayor Tokar Regarding COVID-19

An important video update from Mayor Tokar regarding COVID-19 has been released.  Please feel free to share with friends and family.  Remember, stay home and save lives.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Eat Chicago Ridge Part 4!

Eat local-Mayor Tokar at Billy Boys

Mayor Tokar picking up dinner last night at one of Chicago Ridge’s finest-Billy Boy’s. 

Remember STAY HOME! SAVE LIVES!

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Important Information for Local Businesses and Restaurants

Mom-and-pop companies devastated by the coronavirus quarantines can soon tap into the federal bailout fund to pay the bills and keep workers on the payroll—and if they meet the requirements, businesses don’t have to pay it back.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Stay Home. Save Lives.

Stay Home Save Lives

We are standing with Chicago in urging our residents to remain compliant with the Stay at Home order. Stay Home. Save Lives.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Eat (Drink) Chicago Ridge Part 3

Trying to help out one of our newest businesses on Harlem. One Allegiance Brewing. Owner Zach sold me my first Growler. Never knew what a Growler was!

Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Vital Resources for Organizations and Businesses

VITAL RESOURCES FOR ORGANIZATIONS & BUSINESSES   (UPDATED)

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Survey for Local Businesses

The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development seeks input from local businesses through a quick survey. Please help share this information to our local businesses.

Access the survey here.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Questions Regarding Essential Businesses

For businesses unsure if they qualify as an essential business or service, Mayor Tokar recommends calling the Dept of Commerce & Economic Opportunity at 800-252-2923 to leave a message or by email at CEO.support@illinois.gov

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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

List of Local Food Pantries

Here is a list of local food pantries for those who might need some assistance in this time of crisis. 


Stay safe and be well.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Contact ComEd to Have Power Restored

Residential customers who are without power are encouraged to call ComEd to have service restored.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Eat Chicago Ridge Part 2!

Eat Local-Mayor Tokar at Papa Joe’s

Picked up a great dinner from Papa Joe’s last night. One of our favorite family run Ridge Restaurants!

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Eat Chicago Ridge!

Eat local-Mayor Tokar at Pepe’s

Did the pickup window at Pepe’s tonite & dinner was delicious! I want to encourage everyone to support our local restaurants during this difficult time. Most have pickup or delivery thru Uber Eats or Grubhub. And Jack & Pats is considere...

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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 22, 2020

COVID-19 Official Sources of Information

⚠️Due to the large amount of speculation regarding COVID-19, this is a reminder to rely on OFFICIAL sources for accurate information.

You can always find the latest updates from federal agencies at: www.coronavirus.gov

The State of Illinois’ centr...

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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

How to Stay Safe During COVID-19

Do you know what to do if you or someone you love becomes sick?  Click the link to learn more about:

Who to call,

When to call,

How to stay safe during #COVID19.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

How to Stay Safe During COVID-19

Do you know what to do if you or someone you love becomes sick?  Click the link to learn more about:

Who to call,

When to call,

How to stay safe during #COVID19.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

A Message from Mayor Tokar

A Message from Mayor Tokar-

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak and the Governors "stay-at-home" order, the office is closed until further notice.  In the event of an emergency, please dial 911.  For Public Works essential issue...

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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Help for Seniors Regarding Food

  • If a senior needs assistance making contact with their local Community Care Unit or Area Agency on Aging, please contact the Senior Helpline at 1-800-252-8966.
  • A senior can give their Credit Card number to anyone they trust to purchase groceries or deliver...
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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Testing

We know that you have a lot of questions about testing! Here’s what you need to know: 

  • If you don’t have any symptoms, you do NOT need to be tested for COVID-19.
  • If ...
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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

PLOWS Council on Aging Update Regarding COVID-19

PLOWS Council on Aging is taking necessary steps during the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure the health and safety of their staff and everyone they serve.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Eat local! Eat Chicago Ridge! Support Local Businesses!

Giving residents and consumers options for delivery, curbside pick-up, take out, drive-thru, and other options during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Eat local. Eat Chicago Ridge! Support Local Businesses!

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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

An Important Message from the Mayor Regarding COVID-19

PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO WATCH THE VIDEO MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR.

The Village Hall will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17th until further notice.  However, the Village Hall staff will continue to conduct business via telephon...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Chicago Ridge School District 127.5 Will be Serving Breakfast and Lunch

Chicago Ridge School District 127.5 Will be Serving Free Grab and Go Breakfasts and Lunches. Wednesday, March 18 - Thursday, March 19 - Friday, March 20 and Monday, March 30 (8:00 am until 9:00 am) at Ridge Lawn Elementary and Ridge Central Elementary.

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Police Department -Notice to Visitors and the Handling of Calls for Service

An Important Message from the Police Department.  The Chicago Ridge Police Department is implementing additional health and safety precautions to help protect our residents and employees from the community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). &a...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Important Coronavirus Information and Resources

The Cook County Department of Public Health and the Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as local public health agencies as they closely ...

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Chicago Ridge News
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Get Counted In Illinois

The 2020 Census will begin on April 1, 2020. Every 10 years, we get ONE shot—just one—to get counted.

In Illinois, no matter who you are or where you’re from, make sure you count in the 2020 Census.

Visit ilcountmein2020.org to...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Ridgeland Avenue Access to Transit Improvements

Construction Notice

Construction along Ridgeland Avenue will begin in Spring 2020. Most of the project will be completed between 107th Street and 102nd Place. The work will consist of sidewalk removal and replacement, installation of pedestrian signals and...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Pace Bus Stops

The Village of Chicago Ridge is joining with Cook County to upgrade the Pace Bus stops along Route 384. Partially funded by an Invest in Cook grant with contributions from the Village of Chicago Ridge, the work will be completed between March 20 and May 3...

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