Showing posts from August, 2021

BG Days / fiscal planning / buy a duck

  BG Days wristbands on sale now One-day and unlimited wristbands for Buffalo Grove Days are now available. Save $5 when you buy before Sept. 1.             The 2021 Buffalo Grove Days are scheduled from Thursday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 6. The carnival will run all four days with musical entertainment set for Friday through Sunday with one band playing each night from 7:30-9:30 p.m., and a DJ playing before and after. Local food trucks will be available and the Park District will sell soft drinks and beer. The annual program for residents with disabilities will be held on Monday, Sept. 6. However, unlike previous years, it will only consist of the carnival rides. The Buddy Baseball Game will be held this year at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1 at Kendrigan Field at Rick Drazner Park (formerly Twin Creeks Park). Parking and shuttle buses will be available. Complete information is available at .   Work underway on village’s 2022 budget Even though the Vill

Bogus inspectors / Officials watching revenues as COVID spikes / Scaled back BG Days on tap

  Crime and Punishment Bogus inspectors -- A resident 1300 Block of Rose Blvd. reported that she was approached by a man who stated he needed to check for “rust and corrosion” on her gas meter. The individual took a picture of the meter and left the area. As he walked away, the resident observed him wearing a safety vest with “Police Inspector” across the back. Police received a similar complaint from a resident in the 700 Block of Penny Lane who reported seeing a male subject wearing an orange safety vest who was observed walking around the outside of his house. The subject claimed to be reading the meter but did not have an ID visible or any identifying signs on his vehicle. Cops quell fight -- Officers responded to a complaint of a fight occurring inside the banquet hall at Astoria Banquets, 1375 W. Dundee Rd. Upon officers arrival, several people were observed yelling and cursing at one another. Officers were able to calm everyone down. Vandals hit drive, yard -- A resident i