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
The Beecher Police Department will be holding a Citizen's Police
Academy for residents of Beecher and/or Washington Township
beginning October 2nd. Applications are due by September 22nd.
The Academy is limited to 12 participants.
Police Academy Info-
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.
here for more info
ON INDIANA AVENUE WEST OF THE VILLAGE
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.
of Commerce Car Cruise Nights
1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month from May 21 - September
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.
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:
For information on the South Suburban Airport visit:
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
BEECHER COMMISSIONS &
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 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 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
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.