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  • 4/1/2015 9:47:02 AM  Wheaton Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire
    At approximately 8:30 p.m. on March 31, 2015, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 706 S. Gables.
  • 3/30/2015 3:42:38 PM  City’s Medication Disposal Program Closed
    The Wheaton Police Department has permanently closed its anonymous RxBox medication disposal program due to safety-related concerns. Note these alternate locations for medication disposal.
  • 3/19/2015 4:30:01 PM  Volunteers Needed for Annual Prairie Path Cleanup
    Each year hundreds of Wheaton volunteers take time one Saturday in April to clean up 16 miles of the Illinois Prairie Path that runs through Wheaton. The Environmental Improvement Commission encourages you to join in from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 25, 2015.
  • 3/18/2015 2:53:58 PM  Tree Removal Crews Returning for Stump Grinding
    The contractor for Wheaton’s parkway ash tree removal program currently has a backlog of ash tree stumps that need to be removed. And while crews can continue removing trees and stumps during cold weather, they must wait until spring to do restoration to the parkway.
  • 3/18/2015 11:02:16 AM  Monthly Electronic Recycling Resumes Soon
    Wheaton’s monthly electronic recycling collection events will resume soon with additional items accepted for recycling. The collection events will start up again on May 9, 2015.
  • 3/17/2015 4:19:04 PM  Yard Waste Pickup Resumes
    Yard waste pickup in Wheaton resumes on your collection day during the first full week of April, starting on April 6, 2015.
  • 3/13/2015 4:42:07 PM  Wheaton Sister City Commission Seeks New Members
    The Wheaton Sister City Commission is seeking a few new members. Are you interested in England or Sweden?
  • 3/13/2015 12:14:50 PM  Grow Native: Attend Native Illinois Plant Sale April 25
    The 15th annual Native Illinois Plant Sale will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Wheaton Public Works Building, 821 W. Liberty Drive.
  • 3/13/2015 9:45:26 AM  Register Online to Help with May 16 DuPage River Sweep
    From 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 16, 2015, the community is encouraged to participate in the DuPage River Sweep, a cleanup event that focuses on cleaning up and restoring our local waterways.
  • 3/10/2015 9:20:29 AM  Event Invites Community to Celebrate Spring, Easter
    The Downtown Wheaton Association encourages families to join in its annual Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Easter event on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
  • 3/9/2015 2:56:54 PM  Get Ready for One Big Recycling Event
    From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015, the commuter parking lot at Liberty Drive and Carlton Avenue will be transformed into a maze of cars with drop-off stations and volunteers ready to unload your stuff.
  • 3/6/2015 12:54:50 PM  Early Voting Begins March 23 for Local Election
    Registered voters can vote in the April 7, 2015 Consolidated General Election for the election of Municipal, Park District and School District officials.
  • 3/6/2015 8:24:34 AM  Avoid Online Tax Scams
    It is tax season, which means it is also time for tax frauds, with numerous online frauds that attempt to steal people’s tax refunds, bank accounts or identities.
  • 2/25/2015 9:50:31 AM  Does Someone You Know Deserve a Good Citizen Award?
    The community is invited to help the Community Relations Commission select Wheaton’s 2015 Good Citizens Award Recipients, who have given unselfishly to the community.
  • 2/11/2015 10:49:05 AM  Submit Plant Photos; Save the Date for Native Plant Sale
    The Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission and Wheaton Park District are seeking photos of native plants growing in your yard that were purchased at a past Wheaton Native Plant Sale to be displayed at the April 25, 2015 Native Plant Sale.
  • 2/10/2015 3:44:29 PM  Crews Nearing Final Stretch for Parkway Ash Tree Removal
    Crews contracted by the City of Wheaton are entering the final stages of parkway ash tree removal, which involves removing approximately 200 ash trees in locations throughout the city.
  • 1/28/2015 9:39:13 AM  Property Owners Required to Remove Diseased Trees
    The City reminds property owners that they are responsible for removing ash trees on private property infested by the emerald ash borer.
  • 1/9/2015 2:20:48 PM  City Needs Your Feedback for Website Redesign
    The City of Wheaton’s website is getting ready for an update. For the new website to meet your needs, the City would like your help in identifying what you would like to see on the new site. Please take a moment to share your thoughts through this survey.
  • 12/16/2014 5:02:05 PM  Video Explores Ways to Lower Energy Costs with Smart Meter Programs
    Switching from analog meters to digital meters has a number of advantages for consumers, including the ability to receive information about your hourly energy use and enroll in programs that can save you money on your electric bill.
  • 11/5/2014 2:57:27 PM  French Market Moves Inside for the Winter
    While the outdoor French Market season has ended, shoppers can enjoy many of the same items and vendors indoors.
  • 5/7/2014 10:13:52 AM  Keep Signs Out of Parkways
    For the safety of drivers and to avoid a ticket, please note of where signs can and can’t be placed.
  • 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.