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  • 2/1/2016 3:14:01 PM  Take Survey to Help Guide Next Garbage/Recycling Service Contract
    Please take a minute to complete the survey about garbage, recycling and yard waste collection. Your feedback will influence the level and type of services you receive, how the program’s costs are structured, and how you pay for garbage/recycling service.
  • 1/11/2016 10:03:46 PM  Fire Department Responds to Restaurant Fire
    At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at the Macaroni Grill located at 21 Blanchard Circle.
  • 1/4/2016 10:24:32 AM  New Online Water/Sewer Billing System in Place
    On Jan. 1, 2016, the City switched from ePay to a new online water/sewer bill payment system, Wheaton Online Bill Pay. There are a few things you should know to ensure that you can successfully pay your bill online.
  • 12/28/2015 11:47:48 AM  Video Covers Winter Weather Preparedness
    With all of the weather-related challenges that winter can bring to this region, a new video aims to help you prepare for winter weather and the hazards it creates.
  • 12/18/2015 12:31:15 PM  New “Wheaton Remembers” Video Recalls Wheaton in the ’60s
    What was Wheaton like in the 1960s? Longtime residents John Hartness, Nick Kosiara and Larry Tabor have plenty of stories to share.
  • 12/17/2015 3:40:59 PM  Don’t Pour Cooking Oil Down the Drain: Bring it Here
    Instead of pouring cooking oil down the drain, pour it into a container and bring it to one of the City’s monthly electronic recycling events. In addition to electronics, batteries and scrap metal, the City collects cooking oil from 9 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month at the Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W. Liberty Drive.
  • 12/15/2015 2:29:06 PM  Apply for Senior Housing Assistance Program after Jan. 1
    Since 1972, the City of Wheaton has administered a Housing Assistance Program to assist its senior citizens with their housing costs. Residents must meet the three following requirements in order to qualify for the Wheaton Housing Assistance Program.
  • 11/30/2015 11:53:45 AM  Wheaton City Manager Announces Retirement
    Wheaton City Manager Donald Rose has informed Mayor Michael Gresk and the Wheaton City Council that he will retire on April 30, 2016. He has served as Wheaton's City Manager since 1980 and began working for the City of Wheaton in 1974.
  • 11/19/2015 4:33:15 PM  Recycle Your Unwanted Holiday Lights
    Starting Nov. 30, 2015, you can bring strands of incandescent or LED lights and extension cords in any condition to the Public Works Storage Facility at 820 W. Liberty Drive any time between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.
  • 11/16/2015 1:23:19 PM  French Market is Inside Train Station for Winter
    Each Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 through March 26, 2016, the indoor Winter Market will take from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the downtown Wheaton train station.
  • 11/10/2015 10:09:53 AM  New Ordinance Applies to E-Cigarettes
    On Oct. 5, 2015, the Wheaton City Council passed an ordinance updating the City’s Smoke-Free Air Regulations. In the City of Wheaton, e-cigarettes are now treated the same as tobacco products.
  • 11/10/2015 9:48:16 AM  Environmental Commission Seeks Members
    Would you like to help promote eco-friendly activities in Wheaton and help advise the City on environmental issues? The Environmental Improvement Commission is accepting applications from residents interested in joining the commission.
  • 11/3/2015 10:58:14 AM  James Volpe to be Appointed Wheaton Police Chief
    Wheaton City Manager Donald Rose has announced the appointment of Division Commander James F. Volpe to the position of Police Chief for the City of Wheaton, effective Nov. 9, 2015.
  • 10/21/2015 10:45:04 AM  New Ordinance Sets Limits on Garage Sales
    To help maintain the character of residential neighborhoods, on Oct. 19, 2015 the Wheaton City Council passed an ordinance placing limits on garage sales in Wheaton.
  • 6/24/2015 10:46:18 AM  Monthly Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Places Restriction on TVs
    The City of Wheaton will be temporarily unable to accept CRT televisions (large tube TVs), projection-screen televisions and console televisions at its monthly electronic recycling drop-off events until further notice.
  • 5/5/2014 4:26:56 PM  Follow @CityOfWheaton on Twitter
    Stay informed about what’s happening in Wheaton by following @CityOfWheaton on Twitter. Tweets cover topics such as emergency information, road closures, things to do, reminders and more.
  • 4/2/2014 9:12:28 AM  Stay Informed – Have City News Delivered to Your Email Inbox
    Want to stay up-to-date with what's happening in Wheaton? Anyone with an email address can receive timely information through Email Updates. Receive a weekly roundup of news and events, sign up to receive press releases, or choose from several other options.