Posts by: Mark Thoman

Many grocers are setting aside time specifically for our senior citizens, who are considered higher risk of becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus. This list is as accurate as we can get for local area stores.

Aldi – Darien, Downers Grove, and Westmont locations are open normal hours from 9am to 7pm. We don’t know […]

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Effective Immediately, Monday, 3/23 the following has been sent to all customers in unincorporated Downers Grove Township.

March 22, 2020 Municipal Customers RE: COVID-19 Update

Dear Valued Customers,

In order to protect the health and welfare of our employees along with keeping our customers and public safe, effective March 23, 2020 we […]

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FISH Food and Clothing Pantry clients be advised our pantry is open on a “Drive-Through” basis. Normal paperwork and proofs are required. FISH will maintain a “Drive-Through” basis until we’re informed the lockdown protocols indicate differently.

Stay safe. Be smart. Thank you.

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Be safe, be smart, be prepared.

The latest recommended precautions from the CDC website are at this link (it’s a pdf):

These website have regularly updated info on the COVID-19 pandemic: and You can also sign up for emails to stay updated.

The Illinois Department of […]

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NAMI DuPage, in partnership with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, is proud to offer a peer support group free of charge for high school teens dealing with mental health issues like sadness and anxiety.  There is nothing like being in a room with others who know what is like to live with similar concerns. 

Register […]

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Hey Everyone,
If you eat at the Chipotle by the Township, and bring in the attached flyer, we will get 33% of the proceeds as long as we reach a minimum amount of actual orders. It’s REALLY important that you eat there on Tuesday. Hey… who doesn’t like Mexican food???

Our assigned time Tuesday March 10th from […]

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The following post is also on our Facebook page and our Nextdoor page. DG Township strongly supports finding out the facts and being prepared.

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the immediate risk to the general American public for contracting the coronavirus remains low, they suggest that now is the […]

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The second year of the Groot refuse contract extension begins April 1, 2020. This program covers single family residences in unincorporated Downers Grove Township only. The planned increases are as indicated here:

The Unlimited Program, which most residents have, will increase 60¢, from $20.16 to $20.76 per month.
The Fixed/Limited Program will increase 55¢ from […]

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The Downers Grove Township will receive sealed bids for “The Township Center”, at The Downers Grove Township Administration Center located at 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove.  Work is to start on or around Monday, March 2, 2020.

General Building Contractors are invited to bid.  Bidding opens 8:30am local time, Thursday, January […]

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While simple, it is not necessarily easy. To live mindfully and in the present takes practice and is easy to forgot, but can be an important protective factor in proactive suicide prevention for our youth. Regular practice of easy techniques—such as diaphragmatic breathing and noting our thoughts as just thoughts not facts we have to […]

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Registration is now live for NAMI’s next Teen Support Group!  Dates and info for their Spring 2020 session are below.  Free registration is on our webpage.

Spring 2020 Dates: Orientation 1/16 7-8pThursdays 7-8:30p on the following dates:1/16, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2Deadline to register: 1/8 Location: NAMI DuPage Office at 115 N County Farm Rd, […]

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The Township Center

On By

The initial rendering of the Downers Grove Township Center. It’s a new building that will be sited immediately west of the existing Township Offices building.

DG Township is not just Downers Grove, it’s the SE portion of DuPage County, serving over 147,000 residents and covering nine communities.

The Township Center project is designed for senior, […]

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Downers Grove Township has placed six batches of used computer equipment for auction on The auction runs from now until 4pm December 13th.

Interested parties, this is a

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We here at DG Township love our seniors, and so does DuPage County. Join us and find out all the things DuPage County Senior Services does! Kibitz with your friends and have lunch on us!

See the flyer for details and register now!

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