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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Trick-or-Treating 2020: Information Coming Soon from Governor’s Office

Halloween Trick-or-Treat

The Village has received several inquiries related to the status of trick-or-treating this year. Additional guidance from the Governor’s Office is expected within the next several weeks. As soon as we receive Executive Orders, we will share them...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

How to Identify a Census Taker

How to identify a census taker

Census takers will visit homes that haven’t yet responded to the 2020 Census.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

The Village of Hawthorn Woods Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Welcome Katreina York

The Village of Hawthorn Woods is pleased to announce Katreina York as its new Chief Financial Officer. Katreina joins the Village from the City of Chicago, where she served for the last five years. Katreina has served as the Assistant Director of Finance ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

HWPD Warns Residents of New Identity Theft Scam

Scam Alert

The Village of Hawthorn Wood’s Police Department wants to warn our residents of a new identity theft scam that has occurred in our area. As there has been an increase in applications for unemployment benefits, scammers are using stolen identity ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Purchasing Yard Waste Stickers

Yard Waste pick up

The Village of Hawthorn Woods has an established yard waste pickup program with Waste Management. The yard waste service collects grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs and other yard waste materials and takes them to facilities where they can be used to cre...
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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Dark Sky: What Is Light Pollution?

Light Pollution Before and After

Light pollution is the inappropriate or excessive use of artificial light. As a designated International Dark Sky Community, the Village of Hawthorn Woods is committed to preserving and protecting our night sky from the negative effects of artificial ligh...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Village of Hawthorn Woods Named Third Best City for Fit Lifestyles in Illinois for 2020

Illinois Best Cities for Fit Lifestyles 2020

The Village of Hawthorn Woods is pleased to have been named the Third Best City for Fit Lifestyles in the State of Illinois for 2020, according to BarBend.com.

BarBend.com is a leading health, wellness, and fitness independent website, founded in 2016. A F...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

The Village of Hawthorn Woods Continues To Embrace It’s Rural By Design Legacy

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On March 10, 1958, the incorporation of the Village of Hawthorn Woods was approved through  a unanimous vote by the 71 citizens who became the original residents of our community. They endeavored to preserve an open, rural lifestyle set within a ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Village of Hawthorn Woods Recognized as Certified Bee City USA Affiliate

Bee City USA

The Village of Hawthorn Woods is pleased to announce its acceptance as an affiliate with the national environmental initiative “Bee City USA®,” joining many other cities and campuses across the country united in improving their...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

About Us

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On March 10, 1958, the formation of the Village of Hawthorn Woods was approved by a unanimous vote of the 71 residents who formed the original residents of our community. Hawthorn Woods became Lake County’s 31st municipality and quickly distingu...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Hawthorn Woods In Bloom

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The Village of Hawthorn Woods joined the America in Bloom national environmental effort in 2018 and formed its own local chapter in 2019 called Hawthorn Woods in Bloom. America in Bloom is a national non-profit organization which provides communities with...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

An International Dark Sky Community

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The Village of Hawthorn Woods is designated as an International Dark Sky Community by the International Dark-Sky Association.  In 2020, the Village of Hawthorn Woods was the second community in the state of Illinois to receive this prestigious de...

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