A review of Riverwoods by Miles Owen

Posted on 04/16/21

A big thank you to Wilmot Elementary first grader Miles Owen for his review of Riverwoods. Miles is learning how to write reviews in school and his dad shared this one with us. Glad you love Riverwoods as much as we do, Miles!

Miles Owen


Burglary Prevention

Multiple homes were burglarized recently in Riverwoods and nearby suburbs. The residents in all of these burglaries were elderly.  Video footage shows several males attempting or committing ruse burglaries by claiming to be doing work in the area and luring the residents into their yard.  Other burglars enter the home and remove valuables while the residents are distracted.  In other burglar…

Drivers License Verification Scam

A few residents have reported receiving emails or texts from the Illinois Secretary of State or the DMV (Illinois does not have a DMV) requesting they go to a link to update driver’s license information.  These messages are from scammers attempting to get social security and other personal information for identity theft use. If you have received one of these messages you do no…

Carjacking Prevention Tips

Carjackings in the City of Chicago and surrounding suburbs are on the rise. Carjackings differ from the auto thefts we have been experiencing in the area. Auto thefts do not involve the threat of force.  They usually occur when thieves find unlocked and unattended cars on the street or in driveways with the keys or key fobs inside. Carjackings are much more serious.  Occupied cars are …

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Notification System

The Village of Riverwoods utilizes Blackboard Connect service for emergency resident notification side-by-side with the Village non-emergency resident email database. As a resident or business you can opt-in to emergency messages, non-emergency messages or both.

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