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  • 5/26/2017 2:14:32 PM  City Offices Closed May 29
    Non-emergency City of Wheaton offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 30.
  • 5/23/2017 10:58:20 AM  Congratulations, 2017 Good Citizens Award Winners
    The Wheaton Community Relations Commission honored the following residents with the 2017 Good Citizens Award for their service to the community.
  • 5/17/2017 3:00:08 PM  Lawn Watering Restrictions Under Way
    Annual lawn watering restrictions go into effect from May 15 to Sept. 15. Residents with odd-numbered street addresses can water their lawns on odd-numbered days and those with even-numbered addresses are limited to even-numbered days.
  • 5/17/2017 9:24:57 AM  Take the City of Wheaton Downtown & Commuter Parking Survey
    Please take a moment to complete our brief downtown and commuter parking survey. Your input is important to the City, as we look to find effective solutions that will benefit everyone who parks in downtown Wheaton and near the train stations.
  • 5/12/2017 9:31:08 AM  Road Closure: 2017 Vintage Rides Car Shows
    Each Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 19 through Aug. 25, 2017, 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.
  • 5/9/2017 4:36:56 PM  Wheaton Man Arrested for Burglary, Hate Crime and Institutional Vandalism
    On Monday, May 8, 2017, officers from the Wheaton Police Department arrested Michael D. Leathe for burglarizing and vandalizing two separate churches in Wheaton.
  • 5/9/2017 11:01:42 AM  Visit Wheaton's French Market
    Each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., visit the Wheaton French Market, an outdoor market in the northeast corner of Liberty Drive and Main Street in downtown Wheaton.
  • 5/3/2017 12:08:49 PM  Celebrate Wheaton’s History with Preservation Month Events
    Each May, the City of Wheaton Historic Commission coordinates Wheaton’s Preservation Month to celebrate Wheaton’s history. It coincides with the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Month. Check out the numerous activities celebrating Wheaton history.
  • 5/2/2017 1:56:19 PM  Road Resurfacing Projects Begin in Wheaton
    As part of the City of Wheaton's road maintenance program this summer, crews will be working on repaving portions of Gary Avenue and Orchard Road starting Monday, May 8.
  • 4/28/2017 3:24:41 PM  Sidewalk Work Begins Week of May 1
    The City’s Sidewalk Program will begin the week of May 1, 2017, weather permitting. Contracted crews from Globe Construction Inc. will be starting work in neighborhoods south of Butterfield Road.
  • 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.
  • 4/4/2017 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.
  • 2/15/2017 11:29:37 AM  Nicor Infrastructure Work Will Affect Some Areas
    The areas impacted by recent gas main replacement activities for Nicor Gas are scheduled for restoration in the next month or two. Work will include restoration of sidewalk, parkways, and pavement patches.
  • 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.
  • 2/1/2017 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.