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City of Wheaton
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4/19/2017 4:34:46 PM
First Ever Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week
In support of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) asked the Governor of the State of Illinois to declare April 24th through 28th as Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week.
4/18/2017 4:17:23 PM
Help Celebrate Arbor Day on April 28
Wheaton’s Forestry Division, Environmental Improvement Commission and local students will celebrate the community’s love of trees at its annual Arbor Day celebration at 10 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2017 at Whittier Elementary School, 218 W. Park Ave., Wheaton, IL.
4/18/2017 4:04:23 PM
New Option Available for Paying Your Garbage/Recycling Bill
Lakeshore Recycling Systems announced that it will now offer a prepaid auto-replenishing option for paying for your garbage/recycling service in Wheaton, as well as secure access to more information about your account.
4/12/2017 11:08:25 AM
Native Plant Sale Returns April 29
Wheaton’s popular annual Native Illinois Plant Sale returns Saturday, April 29 at the City’s Public Works building, 821 W. Liberty Drive. There you will find flowers, grasses, trees and other plants native to Illinois available for sale.
4/10/2017 8:17:35 AM
Road Closures: Lowell School 5K Run/Walk on April 29
The 2017 Lowell School 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m. The following streets will be closed for the event.
4/4/2017 1:16:02 PM
Downtown Wheaton Streetscape Meeting Video Available
The City of Wheaton hosted an informational meeting at City Hall yesterday afternoon to discuss the schematic design drawings for Phase 1 of the downtown streetscape project. A video of this meeting is now available.
3/23/2017 4:24:02 PM
Downtown Wheaton Parking Information
To increase available parking for customers, employers and employees, the City recently made several changes to public parking in Downtown Wheaton. Check out the first edition of a new video series, “Wheaton Insider,” to find out how these updates are helping maximize downtown parking.
3/8/2017 8:29:38 AM
Annual Prairie Path Cleanup Planned for April 29
The 22nd annual Prairie Path Cleanup will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 29, 2017, rain or shine.
3/1/2017 12:25:27 PM
Tips to Keep Skunks & Other Pests Away
As temperatures warm up, you may find yourself with unwelcome wildlife in your yard. Here are some tips to keep them away.
2/15/2017 11:29:37 AM
Nicor Infrastructure Work Will Affect Some Areas
Some areas in Wheaton will be affected by Nicor Gas’s multi-year project to modernize aging natural gas infrastructure. This could include sewer line inspections, marking existing utilities, and installing new gas line infrastructure in some Wheaton neighborhoods.
2/7/2017 11:21:52 AM
$2 Million Bond for Man Accused of Murdering Ex-Wife
The Wheaton Police Department announces a charge of First Degree Murder has been filed in connection to the death of Erin C. Leinweber.
2/7/2017 8:54:26 AM
Wheaton Pedestrian Tunnel Closed
The City of Wheaton Public Works Department announced the temporary closure of the Wheaton Avenue pedestrian tunnel that runs underneath Roosevelt Road beginning today.
2/6/2017 11:26:18 AM
On February 4, 2017, at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers from the Wheaton Police Department were dispatched to the 1300 block of Woodcutter Lane for a death investigation.
2/1/2017 2:48:31 PM
Downtown Wheaton Parking Updates
In an ongoing effort to increase available parking for customers, employers and employees, the City made the following changes to public parking areas in Downtown Wheaton.
1/17/2017 12:53:33 PM
Surveying Work Begins for Downtown Wheaton Streetscape Project
The Wheaton City Council is moving forward with work on their downtown streetscape project after voting to authorize an agreement with Primera Engineering, Ltd. during the December 19 Council meeting. The engineering company will assist the City with the design and construction management of public improvements on Front Street between West Street and Cross Street.
12/23/2016 8:54:36 AM
Senior Housing Assistance Program Application Available
Since 1972, the City of Wheaton has administered a Housing Assistance Program to assist its senior citizens with their housing costs. Applications for this program are now available.
12/1/2016 11:00:27 AM
Three City Commissions Seek Members
More than 100 Wheaton residents volunteer their time to serve on City boards and commissions, which help improve communication between the City and residents. Three commissions are currently seeking new members.
11/8/2016 3:16:34 PM
Find Us on Facebook!
The City of Wheaton is now on Facebook! You can like our page at www.facebook.com/ CityOfWheaton to stay up-to-date with City news, events, reminders, job postings and more.
9/30/2016 5:30:57 PM
Ready for Wheaton’s New Garbage Program, Starting Monday? Watch This Video
Are you ready for Wheaton’s new garbage, recycling and yard waste program, which starts on Monday? Find out the basics about the new program by watching this video, “Sorting it Out: Wheaton’s New Garbage & Recycling Program.”
9/7/2016 2:38:22 PM
Don’t Get Scammed: Beware of Utility Impersonators
ComEd has seen an increase in reports of individuals calling ComEd customers and falsely claiming their electric service will be disconnected unless payment is made.
8/24/2016 8:55:13 AM
Help Available through Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Eligible residents can receive help to pay heating bills through DuPage County’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program this winter.
7/7/2016 3:09:24 PM
Monthly Electronic Recycling Collections to Charge for TVs, Monitors
Starting with the electronic recycling drop-off on Saturday, July 9, 2016, there will be changes to the City’s monthly electronic recycling collection events, as a new vendor, eWorks Electronic Services Inc., will be providing this service.
6/14/2016 3:21:40 PM
Fats, Oil and Grease Don’t Belong Down the Drain
Warm fats, oils and grease washed down the drain will cool, harden and stick to the inside of sewer pipes. Over time, this can cause blockages and even sewer backups – which are unpleasant, messy and costly for property owners.
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