Experience Loves Park, Illinois
"The City with a Heart"
Loves Park is a flourishing residential, commercial, and industrial community in Northern Illinois.  We have a wide variety of housing options, employment options, and recreational opportunities.  Located 80 miles Northwest of Chicago, Loves Park is situated along the beautiful Rock River and is adjacent to the City of Rockford, Illinois.  Whether you are looking for a state park for camping, boating and fishing, a booming commercial and industrial sector, or a minor league baseball game, Loves Park is a close-knit community that offers it all!

News and Announcements

Leaf Vacuuming and Yard Waste Pick-up Update
According to Rock River Disposal, leaf vacuuming will continue in the area East of North Second Street.  They should finish the East area by Saturday, December 3, 2016.   The week of December 5, 2016, they will be complete vacuuming the area West of North Second Street (including Alpine Valley Subdivision), then go back and finish up the area East of North Second Street.  Curbside pickup of yard waste in bags and in containers with X will continue this Friday,  December 2, 2016 and next Friday December 9, 2016
This is all weather related, and hopefully the weather will cooperate.  Read More
Parks Chamber "Light Up the Parks" Holiday Parade
The Parks Chamber “Light Up the Parks” Holiday Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. Parade starts at 4:45 pm
The parade route will travel from Schneider Electric parking lot on Clifford Avenue, turn North on Elm Avenue, turn left onto Roosevelt Road, cross N. 2nd Street and will disassemble in the South side parking lot of the Machesney Towne Center.
An awards ceremony will take place during the Village of Machesney Park Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, immediately following the parade, in the Town Center Roundabout.
For more info, please contact the Parks Chamber at (815) 633-3999
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Rock River Disposal will continue vacuuming leaves in the area East of North 2nd Street until completed on Monday, November 14th. Starting Tuesday, November 15th, they will be back on schedule and vacuuming the entire City beginning at the Rock River and proceeding to the Eastern City limits. Read More
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