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  • 11/23/2015 3:25:04 PM  Road Closure: Stonebridge Trail Bridge
    Crews contracted by the City of Wheaton plan to begin maintenance work on the bridge deck at Stonebridge Trail on Monday, Nov. 30. This work will require the bridge to be closed to all traffic for one to two days, weather permitting.
  • 11/20/2015 3:10:26 PM  Road Closures: Reindeer Run on Dec. 5
    The Wheaton Lions Club/Wheaton Park District 5K Reindeer Run will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. From approximately 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. the following roads will be closed.
  • 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.
  • 11/19/2015 3:13:04 PM  Help Prevent Accidents and Crimes during the Holidays
    Please join the Wheaton Police Department in our shared responsibilities to prevent accidents and crimes.
  • 11/17/2015 4:49:17 PM  Road Closure: Part of Naperville Road Closed Nov. 23-25
    To complete emergency sanitary sewer work and road repairs, a portion of Naperville Road north of Roosevelt Road will be closed Nov. 23 through Nov. 25, 2015, weather permitting.
  • 11/17/2015 11:17:00 AM  Road Closures: Emerson School Turkey Trot Nov. 26
    From 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, the following streets will be temporarily closed for the Emerson School Turkey Trot.
  • 11/16/2015 3:40:59 PM  Road Closure: Dickens of a Christmas Parade Nov. 27
    From approximately 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, the following streets will be temporarily closed for the Downtown Wheaton Association’s annual Dickens of a Christmas Parade:
  • 11/16/2015 3:28:22 PM  Events Welcome Holiday Season in Downtown Wheaton
    The annual Dickens of a Christmas Celebration begins with the Lighted Holiday Parade at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 and includes a number of activities to celebrate the holiday season.
  • 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.
  • 11/16/2015 10:30:04 AM  Help Keep the Wreath Red 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 feature decorative red lights, and for each Wheaton fire caused by holiday decorations, the Fire Department will replace one red bulb with a white bulb.
  • 11/16/2015 10:22:48 AM  Yard Waste and Leaf Pickup Ends Week of Dec. 14
    Yard waste and leaf pickup in Wheaton will end the week of Dec. 14-18, 2015.
  • 11/12/2015 1:55:04 PM  ComEd Encourages Customers to Be Aware of Scams
    In light of a recent surge in reported incidents, ComEd encourages customers to be aware of scammers and frauds targeting both residential customers and small businesses.
  • 11/12/2015 1:23:44 PM  Watch for Crews on Prairie Path
    Starting the week of Nov. 16, 2015, ComEd crews will be trimming trees and bushes under electrical wires along the Illinois Prairie Path between Lincoln Avenue in Wheaton and Prince Crossing Road in West Chicago.
  • 11/10/2015 10:14:14 AM  Burning Leaves Not Allowed
    Burning leaves, tree trimmings, brush and related materials is not allowed in Wheaton and is a violation of City Code.
  • 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 the 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.
  • 11/2/2015 11:35:06 AM  Arrest for Unlawful Possession of Child Pornography 11-2-15
    John P. Becker, 24 years old, of Wheaton, was arrested Oct. 27, 2015 for four felony counts of unlawful possession of video depictions of child pornography following an undercover investigation by Wheaton Police investigators.
  • 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.