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  • 4/25/2016 10:06:28 AM  Fire Department Responds to Shed and Garage Fire
    At approximately 2:30 a.m. on April 25, 2016 the Wheaton Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 814 N. Blanchard.
  • 4/21/2016 4:12:08 PM  May 7 Classes to Teach Bike Safety for Children and Parents
    The Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Committee and the Wheaton Park District are teaming up to provide a free bike safety class May 7, 2016 for children and their parents to encourage biking for both transportation and fun.
  • 4/20/2016 10:57:18 AM  Hydrant Flushing Begins April 25
    The City’s Water Division will begin its 2016 Hydrant Flushing Program on April 25, 2016, and will continue for approximately three weeks. To minimize inconvenience to residents, hydrant flushing will be done between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday.
  • 4/19/2016 4:43:00 PM  Preservation Month Celebrates Wheaton History with Events
    Each May the City’s Historic Commission celebrates Wheaton’s history with Preservation Month. The commission invites the community to check out the special events and activities planned for 2016.
  • 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.
  • 4/7/2016 10:13:15 AM  Road Closures: Lowell School 5K Run/Walk on May 7
    The 2016 Lowell School 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016, beginning at 9 a.m. The following streets will be closed for the event.
  • 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.
  • 12/17/2015 3:40:59 PM  Don’t Pour Cooking Oil Down the Drain: Bring it Here
    Instead of pouring cooking oil down the drain, pour it into a container and bring it to one of the City’s monthly electronic recycling events. In addition to electronics, batteries and scrap metal, the City collects cooking oil from 9 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month at the Public Works Storage Yard, 820 W. Liberty Drive.
  • 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  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.