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Resolution of RLUIPA Dispute

On June 6, 2017, the City of Des Plaines resolved a dispute with the Society of American Bosnians and Herzegovinians over the use of property at 1645 Birchwood Avenue in Des Plaines. The Society and the City have expressed appreciation that all issues between the parties have now been resolved. The City has also settled all claims brought by the federal government. The Society, the City, and the federal government will dismiss all lawsuits related to this matter. More information is available here.

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Accepting Applications for 3rd Annual Citizen Fire Academy

Des Plaines residents are invited to participate in the Des Plaines Fire Department's 3rd Annual Citizen Fire Academy. The Academy will be held from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings from September 13th through November 1st. To apply, please call 847.391.5340, or email Particpants must be at least 21 years old, residents of Des Plaines, and able to attend most, if not all, sessions. There is no fee to participate in the Academy. Read more...

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Friday Nights Live! 10-Week Entertainment Series Begins

Beginning June 23rd, Friday evenings in Des Plaines will feature a special line-up of performances at Metropolitan Square. This 10-week summer series, called “Friday Nights Live!” is sure to attract residents who enjoy family-friendly entertainment! Grab a bite to eat at the Tap House Grill, Pot Belly’s, Giordano’s, Forever Yogurt and Panera Bread, or bring your own picnic to enjoy at the event. The entertainment goes from 6:00 P.M. to 9:30 P.M., weather permitting. Click here for the complete line-up of headliners for the 10-week series, or visit us on Facebook!

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