3/20/20 Updated List of restaurants open for delivery, pick-up, and carry-out.

List of Bars & Restaraunts 3-20-20 3/21/20 Here is a current list of local restaurants continuing to provide food services.  While dine-in is not allowed, restaurants may provide delivery, pick up, call in / carry-out orders, or even order at the counter and carry out.   Check the list to see which services are provided by each

CENSUS DAY! Help make Oregon Count!

Today, April 1, 2020, Census Day is observed nationwide. By today, most homes should have received an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census. Oregon benefits only by all residents reporting their presence.   By doing so, we will benefit from a larger share of state and federal funds provided to towns and cities across Illinois.

Census Timeline for 2020

Timeline for Census 2020 Attached is the Timeline for Census Information When you receive the Census Form and you need assistance filling it out the Rock River Center will be able to help on Tuesday and Thursday. Call 732-3252 for the hours they are available.

City Brush Pick up August 13th, 2020


Due to the extensive storm damage: The Street Department will be doing a full brush pick up on Thursday August 13th, 2020. Reminder: 1) Brush is branches larger than 1 inch in diameter. 2) Place brush piles parallel to the street as close to the curb as possible but not in the street. 3) Brush

City Hall New Hours


The lobby of City Hall will remain closed until further notice. We will be going to new hours of operation starting 07/13/2020 Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Coffee with Mayor, 1st Friday of month

Conversations with the mayor over a free cup of coffee in a relaxed casual setting.   Learn what’s happening in town and share your opinions as well. First Fridays, from 9 – 10 September 7, October 5, November 2, and December 7.

Jefferson St. & 5th Street Construction – Tuesday May 12th, 2020


Per Ogle County Highway Department: Construction on the improvements to 5th St and Jefferson St in the City of Oregon will begin on Tuesday, May 12th. The work will include curb & gutter replacement, sidewalk replacement and pavement resurfacing on Jefferson St from 4th St (IL Route 2) to 6th St, and on 5th St

Nicor Energy Assistance


Nicor has reached out to us and provided the following information on their energy assistance programs. Please share with anyone who may need some help. – Darin DeHaan, City Administrator Nicor Energy Assistance

No Solicitor cards available at City Hall

It’s Solicitor’s time if you don’t want them coming to your house attached is a card you can print out or they are available at City Hall. You can also call City Hall to see if they are registered. Solicitors Door hanger

Nuclear Plant Closing Economic Impact Information


Byron Plant Closing Impact: On August 27, 2020 Exelon announced that it intends to retire the Byron Nuclear Plant in September of 2021. The closure of the Byron Plant will have a devastating impact on our County and our Park District as well as local sales tax, housing and many other Economic Impacts. Click image

Odd Even Parking After Snowfall


Parking On Street After Snowstorm: After a snowfall of one inch or more has accumulated on the public streets the following rules will apply: Vehicles must be parked on the side of the street where the even-numbered building or house would be located between the hours of 7:00 a.m. on that day and 7:00 a.m.

Trick or Treat Hours October 31st 4p-6p


Considering the new restrictions please be aware of social distancing and best practices provided by the CDC. Hours: Saturday October 31st, 2020 from 4pm-6pm – The City feels that doing this during mostly daylight hours will help with social distancing.   Turn on your porch light if you will be handing out candy. *Do not

Watermain Replacement Project

WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT   The City of Oregon has begun construction of new water mains on 10th Street from Jefferson Street to Clay Street, Adams Street from 10th Street to 9th Street, 8th Street from Clay Street to Pines Road, and Madison Street from 8th Street to 7th Street. The project also includes the