We take great pride in our Community. We have retained our quaint, rural atmosphere while being less than an hour from downtown Chicago. Our tree-lined streets, award-winning schools and vintage homes along with modern shopping centers, new subdivisions and commercial developments combine to create a truly unique place to live and work.

Thank you for taking a virtual tour of our community. Please come back often!


 

EXCITING NEWS!

The Village has launched a new smartphone app to give residents another tool to stay informed on what is going on in Beecher. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED INFO!

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

The Beecher Police Department will be holding a Citizen's Police Academy for residents of Beecher and/or Washington Township beginning October 2nd. The Academy is limited to 12 participants so get your applications in early.
-Citizen's Police Academy Info-
-Citizen's Police Academy Application-

 

A Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Collection Event will be held in Peotone on Saturday, October 25th from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Peotone High School parking lot. Click here for more info



BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION ON INDIANA AVENUE WEST OF THE VILLAGE
The Will County Highway Department has notified the Village that Indiana Avenue between Kedzie and Western is closed until the end of November for replacement of a bridge. The designated alternate route is County Line Road. All Village businesses along Indiana Avenue are still open an accessible during construction.

Chamber of Commerce Car Cruise Nights
1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month from May 21 - September 3rd
Located in grassy area south of Buddy's Drive In



ITEMS OF INTEREST:

The Village has renewed the electrical aggregation program through the Will County Governmental League. Letters have gone out to Village residents advising of the switch to Homefield Energy. All residents will be given an opportunity to opt out of this program at no cost. Due to an increase in electrical demand rates have increased. Rates for the Program are $0.06996 for the time period of October 2014 to October 2016 and $0.06850 for the time period of October 2016 to October 2017. For more information about other electrical aggregation programs visit: http://pluginillinois.org/MunicipalAggregationList.aspx

 


• The Beecher Women's Club is pleased to announce that they will be carrying on the proud tradition of the Holiday House Walk this year. The Holiday House Walk will be held Sunday, December 7, 2014, in conjunction with the Beecher Chamber of Commerce Holiday Light Parade and Breakfast with Santa. If you are interested in having your home be a part of this great tradition, please contact the Village Hall.


 

REMINDERS:

Brush pick-up began on Monday, April 7th and will continue every other Monday on the same day recycling is collected. Brush will be collected on this schedule through November.


 

LINKS OF INTEREST:


• For information on the Illiana Expressway visit:
http://www.illianacorridor.org/


• For information on the South Suburban Airport visit:
www.SouthSuburbanAirport.com

 

•Local cable access channel WPAL is located on Comcast channel #4 and broadcasts Village Board meetings and provides information on local events in the area. For more information go to:
www.WPALTV.com
www.youtube.com/user/WPALTV

 

 


BEECHER COMMISSIONS & LANDMARKS:

RIBBON OF HOPE COMMISSION
In April of 2013 the Beecher Village Board established the Ribbon of Hope Commission. The Commission plans to create what is believed to be the first of its kind, "Ribbon of Hope" Cancer Awareness Garden. Click here for more information

 

BEECHER MAUSOLEUM
The Beecher Mausoleum has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Beecher Mausoleum is a designated Will County Historical Landmark and is an important part of Beecher's history. Restoration efforts are ongoing. If you would like to learn more about the mausoleum, visit their website: Beecher Mausoleum.org.

 

BEECHER YOUTH COMMISSION
The Commission will be organizing events and activities to benefit youth in the community. Visit the Youth Commission's web page for more information on upcoming events: YOUTH COMMISSION WEB PAGE.

 

BEECHER VETERAN'S MEMORIAL
Engraved bricks are still available for the paths for the Beecher Veteran's Memorial. If you haven't seen the memorial yet, stop by the corner of Reed and Hodges Streets to view the commemoration to our nation's veterans.

BUY AN ENGRAVED BRICK FOR THE PATHWAY TO THE VETERAN'S MEMORIAL:

Brick order form for VETERANS (pathway from Reed Street to memorial)
Brick order form for NON-VETERANS (pathway from gazebo to memorial)






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724 Penfield St.
PO Box 1154
Beecher, IL  60401

(708) 946-2261
(708) 946-3764 (fax)

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