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One in four households in the United States care for a loved one aged 50 or older. While family caregivers often enjoy caring for a loved one, they also may have high stress levels, health problems and financial uncertainties. DuPage County Senior Services has a Familly Caregiver Resource Center that provides information and assistance, respite […]

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Do you plan on traveling outside of the country and need a passport? You can come to the Supervisor’s Office at Downers Grove Township to apply for passports and take your passport photo.   Hours for this service are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have questions, call the Supervisor’s Office at […]

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The DuPage County 2016 Real Estate Tax Bills, payable in 2017, were mailed on April 28, 2017. The first installment is due on June 1, 2017 and the second installment is due on September 1, 2017. Visit the DuPage County Treasurer’s website for more information at: www.dupageco.org/treasurer.

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Teens who have frequent family dinners (at least 5-7X per week), are more likely to say parents know what’s really going on in their lives, have excellent relationships with their parents and are less likely to be highly stressed. (CASA Columbia White Paper; “The Importance of Family dinners VIII”- 2012)

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Townships are mandated to provide General Assistance. This is a financial aid program for those who are not qualified for categorical assistance (state or federally funded aid). The primary goal of Township General Assistance is to get people back into employment. For more information about this program, contact our Case Manager at (630) 719-6610.

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Downers Grove Township launched its’ peer jury program in November 2000 with one site and fifty jurors. Since that time, the program has expanded to three sites and anywhere from 175 to 225 trained jurors who are high school students. For more information about our peer jury program, you can visit our website. You […]

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It takes our crew 4 hours to plow our unincorporated streets 1 time, making 2 passes during a snow storm. If you have questions, please contact our Highway Department at (630) 719-6625.

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In 1835, Dexter Stanley, son of John Stanley, bought a large acreage of land at Belmont and Maple. On this land is where “Oak Hill” got its start. The first burial there on the Stanley Cemetery was Luther Farrar, son-in-law of Dexter Stanley, husband of Emaline Stanley Farrar back in 1836. If you have questions, […]

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The Downers Grove Township Assessors Office in 2015 we received 1,602 assessment appeals due to the general assessment year. In a general assessment year, each of our 58,000 parcels are reevaluated. In 2014 the number of appeals filed was 786. If you have questions, please contact our Assessor’s Office at (630) 719-6630.

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