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  • 7/22/2016 4:58:59 PM  Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire
    At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 909 E. Elm St.
  • 7/22/2016 3:35:09 PM  Summer Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Wheaton
    The Downtown Wheaton Association will be sponsoring a Summer Sidewalk Sale in downtown Wheaton from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 29-31, 2016.
  • 7/18/2016 3:14:49 PM  Expect Temporary Traffic Delays during DuPage County Fair
    The 2016 DuPage County Fair will take place from Wednesday, July 27, through Sunday, July 31. During this time period, motorists can expect traffic delays in the following areas.
  • 7/13/2016 3:34:06 PM  Bike Wheaton Festival Celebrates Cycling for the Whole Family
    Get ready for the return of the Bike Wheaton Festival from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. The Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Committee and Downtown Wheaton Association encourage you to take part in this celebration of cycling for the whole family.
  • 7/8/2016 4:57:29 PM  Parking Lot 10 Reopens
    The daily fee parking lot near the College Avenue train station, Municipal Lot #10, has reopened to traffic. This lot had been closed for resurfacing and related work.
  • 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.
  • 6/24/2016 4:03:04 PM  City to Discuss Garbage Vendor Options
    The City received bids from five waste hauling companies with proposals for several types of programs, such as sticker-based programs and flat monthly fee programs. City staff reviewed the proposals and will be presenting recommendations for the City Council’s consideration on July 5.
  • 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.
  • 6/8/2016 3:44:16 PM  Note Changes to Pace Bus Boarding Procedures
    To improve safety and on-time performance, Pace will begin a new policy for picking up Pace bus customers.
  • 6/7/2016 11:39:22 AM  Summer Safety Tips from the Wheaton Police Department
    The Wheaton Police Department recommends the following crime prevention and personal safety tips to help you have a safe summer.
  • 6/6/2016 4:45:20 PM  Municipal Band Returns with New Concert Time
    Join the Wheaton Municipal Band for its long-standing tradition of Thursday-night concerts in Memorial Park starting Thursday, June 9. This year’s outdoor concerts will begin at a new, earlier time of 7:30 p.m. each Thursday night.
  • 6/2/2016 3:59:49 PM  See the Annual Water Quality Report
    The City of Wheaton 2015 Water Quality Report is now available online. Please go to www.wheaton.il.us/2015WaterReport to view your 2015 annual water quality report and learn more about your drinking water.
  • 5/25/2016 2:53:46 PM  DuPage County Program Offers Latex Paint Recycling
    Those cans of latex paint in your garage or basement can be recycled and turned into new paint this summer through the 2016 DuPage County Latex Paint Recycling Program, located at the Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility, 7900 S. Route 53, Woodridge.
  • 5/25/2016 1:04:37 PM  Runway Rotation Plan to Reduce Aircraft Noise Begins this Summer
    O’Hare Airport will soon begin a six-month test for a Runway Rotation Plan during overnight hours.
  • 5/20/2016 1:10:23 PM  City Congratulates 2016 Good Citizen Award Winners
    Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission asks the community to nominate outstanding students, volunteers and neighbors for its annual Good Citizen Awards. From these nominations, the commission recognized 14 Good Citizen Award recipients at the May 16, 2016 City Council meeting.
  • 5/10/2016 12:50:46 PM  Road Closures: 2016 Vintage Rides Car Shows
    Each Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 20 through Aug. 26, 2016, Front Street will be closed from the alley leading to the parking garage to North Cross Street. This closure is for the Vintage Rides car show.
  • 4/8/2016 3:40:54 PM  Results of Garbage/Recycling Resident Survey Available Online
    Thanks to 2,172 Wheaton residents who completed the City’s survey on garbage, recycling and yard waste service, the City received useful feedback on the type of service residents want in Wheaton’s next waste hauler contract. You can see the results of the February survey on the City's website.
  • 3/17/2016 3:12:56 PM  Meet Wheaton’s Honorary Leprechaun in New Video
    Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, watch a new edition of the history series “Wheaton Remembers” featuring Bernie Hurley, Wheaton’s honorary leprechaun and longtime gym teacher.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 10/21/2015 10:45:04 AM  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.
  • 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.