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  • 5/31/2016 2:43:17 PM  Police Officer Recruitment
    The Wheaton Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
  • 5/25/2016 2:53:46 PM  DuPage County Program Offers Latex Paint Recycling
    Those cans of latex paint in your garage or basement can be recycled and turned into new paint this summer through the 2016 DuPage County Latex Paint Recycling Program, located at the Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility, 7900 S. Route 53, Woodridge.
  • 5/25/2016 1:04:37 PM  Runway Rotation Plan to Reduce Aircraft Noise Begins this Summer
    O’Hare Airport will soon begin a six-month test for a Runway Rotation Plan during overnight hours.
  • 5/25/2016 11:40:11 AM  Road Closures: Taste of Wheaton 2016
    Various events associated with the 2016 Taste of Wheaton, which runs Thursday, June 2 to Sunday, June 5, 2016, will be occurring on the following dates and may affect normal traffic patterns and times.
  • 5/24/2016 12:43:55 PM  Railroad Crossing to be Closed for Repairs June 8-16
    Union Pacific Railroad plans to temporarily close the railroad crossing at Wheaton Avenue June 8-16, 2016, to vehicles and pedestrians for construction work on this crossing.
  • 5/24/2016 12:30:43 PM  Valet Bike Parking Offered at Taste of Wheaton
    The Wheaton Bicycle Advisory Committee encourages you to take advantage of free valet bike parking at the Taste of Wheaton between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016.
  • 5/20/2016 1:10:23 PM  City Congratulates 2016 Good Citizen Award Winners
    Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission asks the community to nominate outstanding students, volunteers and neighbors for its annual Good Citizen Awards. From these nominations, the commission recognized 14 Good Citizen Award recipients at the May 16, 2016 City Council meeting.
  • 5/18/2016 11:35:04 AM  Road Closures: 2016 Run for the Animals June 4
    The 2016 5K/10K Run for the Animals will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. Roads temporarily closed until 10 a.m. include the following.
  • 5/10/2016 12:50:46 PM  Road Closures: 2016 Vintage Rides Car Shows
    Each Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 20 through Aug. 26, 2016, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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  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.