Village unveils new website

From the Village

New website – Residents looking for information on the village’s website,, will find that the site has been revised new website. It’s the start of ongoing revisions. 

Board meeting Monday –The Buffalo Grove Village Board will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting at 7:30 Monday. The agenda is at C.O.W. agenda.

Wise old SAGES?  -- There’s a new group in Buffalo Grove for senior citizens who, says Tribune/Countryside columnist Aileen Simons, wants to make retirement a bit more fun. Simons Column.

Holiday Tree Recycling scheduled
Holiday trees will be picked up at the curbside and recycled during the Waste Management (WM) normal pickup day the first two full weeks of January. Call at 866-570-4702 or visit Waste Management.

School News

D103 Preschool Registration Opens Jan. 18
Preschool registration for Lincolnshire–Prairie View School District 103 opens Friday, Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for children who will turn 3 or 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2019. This program is held at Laura B. Sprague School, 2425 Riverwoods Road, Lincolnshire, and is open to children who live in the district. Full details are at D103 Preschool registration

Kindergarten Registration Begins Jan. 18 in D103
Lincolnshire-Prairie View School District 103 kindergarten registration is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, for children who will turn 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2019.
If parents cannot attend the Jan. 18 registration day, they are welcome to register their future kindergartener any school day between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Registration takes about an hour to complete. Full details are at D103 Kindergarten Registration.

From the Police Reports

Phone Scam -- A Buffalo Grove woman reported a phone scam to police, but not before she wired more than $200,000 to a bank in China.  The woman told police she received phone calls from individuals who said they were with the Beijing Police Department and that the woman was associated with  criminal investigation involving her credit cards and passport.

Stolen purse -- A woman reported her phone stolen while at a restaurant. She told police she dropped it while in the rest room and when she went back to retrieve it, the phone was gone.

Shop lifting reported -- A Wheeling man reportedly stole nearly $50 in merchandise from Woodman’s. The man admitted to stealing a can of tomato sauce but says he did not steal anything else. He faces an adjudication hearing.

Vandalism – Police report that a self-storage facility on Hastings Drive was vandalized.  Reports say vandals wrote graffiti in red paint on the side of the building as well on the roof where vandals also stuffed rocks into the heating vent which rendered the heat inoperative.

Burglary -- A residence in the 200 block of Taylor Court was reportedly burglarized sometime from Dec. 31 through Jan. 1.  Police reports say more than $10,000 worth of jewelry was reported missing from the residence.  Police reports say there were no signs of forcible entry and that entrance may have been gained through an unlocked patio door.

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