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  • 12/7/2016 3:42:04 PM  Prevent Frozen Pipes with Simple Tips
    Do you know how to prevent water pipes in your home from freezing or how to thaw them if they do freeze? A few valuable tips can save you the hassle of dealing with frozen pipes.
  • 12/7/2016 3:33:12 PM  Decorate Safely This Holiday Season
    This holiday season, the Wheaton Fire Department will decorate Wheaton’s three fire stations with wreaths that have a special significance. The wreaths are part of the Keep the Wreath Red fire safety campaign, a statewide program that reminds you to practice fire safety during the holiday season.
  • 12/6/2016 2:45:17 PM  Note Dates of Final Yard Waste/Food Scrap Collections, Christmas Tree Recycling
    As the year comes to an end, please make note of these important dates for Lakeshore Recycling Systems’ yard waste/food scrap collection and Christmas tree recycling.
  • 12/2/2016 4:01:18 PM  Results of Simultaneous Election Petition Filing Lottery
    The Wheaton City Clerk held a lottery at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, to determine the first and second position placement of candidates who filed petitions for the West District simultaneously in the City Clerk's office for the official ballot for the April 4, 2017 municipal election.
  • 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.
  • 11/28/2016 4:59:13 PM  Wheaton Police Working to Keep Crime Off Streets
    The Wheaton Police Department announced the following recent arrests by Wheaton Police Officers.
  • 11/23/2016 10:21:15 AM  Recycle Holiday Lights Here
    Do you have some old light strands that have seen better days? Keep holiday lights out of landfills by bringing them to Wheaton’s holiday light recycling drop-off site.
  • 11/16/2016 3:32:26 PM  Reorganization Project Under Way at Wheaton Public Library
    Wheaton Public Library is undergoing a Reorganization Project in which several collections and pieces of furniture are being relocated throughout the library.
  • 11/15/2016 9:26:51 AM  Fire Sprinklers Extinguish Public Works Fire
    At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm at the City of Wheaton Public Works Facility located at 821 W. Liberty. Upon arrival, fire crews identified a fire in a pickup truck inside the fleet maintenance garage.
  • 11/8/2016 4:12:55 PM  Take a Look at Where Your Recycling Ends Up
    Watch this first edition of “City Scene” to see the state-of-the-art facility that Wheaton’s new garbage and recycling hauler uses and learn how advanced technologies separate glass, paper, aluminum and more.
  • 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.
  • 10/26/2016 4:06:32 PM  Keep Leaves Out of the Streets
    Please do not blow or rake leaves into the street. This can block storm sewers and lead to flooding issues.
  • 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.