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12/3/2013 3:22:55 PM
Practice Fire Safety to “Keep the Wreath Red”
This holiday season, the Wheaton Fire Department has decorated Wheaton’s three fire stations with wreaths that have a special significance.
12/2/2013 4:42:56 PM
Arrest for Child Pornography 12-2-13
Richard S. August, 54 years old, of Lombard, Ill., was arrested on Dec. 2, 2013 for six felony counts of child pornography following an extensive undercover investigation by the Wheaton Police Department with the assistance of the Lombard Police Department.
11/25/2013 1:24:05 PM
Tips for Driving in Winter Weather
The City reminds you to allot extra time for routine trips, as weather conditions such as snow and ice will slow traffic and create congestion.
11/25/2013 8:53:07 AM
Arrest for Child Pornography 11-25-13
Matthew W. Spencer, 23 years old of Westmont, Ill. was arrested on Nov. 21, 2013 for six felony counts of child pornography following an intensive undercover investigation by the Wheaton Police Department and DuPage County Sexual Predator Electronic Exploitation Division (S.P.E.E.D.).
11/22/2013 11:04:25 AM
Lighted Parade and Carriage Rides among Downtown Holiday Events
Shopping isn’t the only thing that will be happening right after Thanksgiving. Downtown Wheaton will come alive with lights as the City celebrates an annual tradition: the Dickens of a Christmas Celebration.
11/21/2013 4:14:58 PM
Arrest for Public Indecency
Jermaine Anderson, of Plainfield, Ill., was arrested, charged with two counts of Class A misdemeanor public indecency, and released on bail bond pending trial.
11/20/2013 3:11:34 PM
Help Available for Low-Income Households to Pay Heating Bills
Qualifying residents who need assistance paying their heating bills this winter can apply for state and federal assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
11/19/2013 5:06:27 PM
City Named Honorary Member of Army Infantry
At the Nov. 18 City Council meeting, members of the Wheaton commission shared with the City Council a military proclamation granting the city honorary member status of the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, also known as the Big Red One.
11/15/2013 3:48:56 PM
North Main Street Open to All Traffic
Good news for southbound traffic on North Main Street: both lanes are now open for motorists, as crews are approaching the final stages of the North Main Street Flood Control Project.
11/13/2013 11:26:13 AM
French Market Season Extended Through Dec. 21
From Nov. 16-Dec. 21, 2013, the Wheaton French Market will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays in the municipal parking lot near Main Street and Liberty Drive in downtown Wheaton.
11/11/2013 11:21:36 AM
Four Steps You Should Take Now to Prepare for Winter
With the season’s first real glimpse of winter weather making an early arrival this year, now is the right time to think about winter safety. Watch a new video with the DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
11/8/2013 10:05:35 AM
Holiday Light Recycling Available Nov. 25-Feb. 10
Keep your old holiday lights out of landfills by bringing them to Wheaton’s light recycling drop-off site.
11/6/2013 11:06:23 AM
City Increases Efforts to Remove Parkway Ash Trees
As the emerald ash borer continues to devastate the ash tree population in Wheaton, the City is stepping up its efforts to remove infested parkway ash trees.
10/22/2013 4:52:05 PM
Changes in Illinois Cell Phone Law Coming Soon
It is not too early for motorists to start thinking, planning and getting into the habit of complying with a Jan. 1, 2014 law that bans the use of hand-held devices while driving.
10/22/2013 9:37:25 AM
City to Consider Adopting Updated Building Codes
The City’s Building Department is reviewing the 2012 ICC Building Codes for consideration by the City Council in the coming months. The City currently enforces the 2003 ICC Building Codes.
10/18/2013 2:29:54 PM
Reminder on Rules for Solicitors
The City reminds residents and solicitors of its ordinances relating to soliciting on private property.
10/1/2013 4:09:00 PM
Leaf Collection Reminders
This fall, the City of Wheaton reminds you of its procedures for leaf disposal.
9/11/2013 10:38:49 AM
Heroin in DuPage County: An Equal Opportunity Epidemic
Nick, a recovering heroin addict, and his mother, Kim, share their powerful story in a new video from the City of Wheaton, “Heroin in DuPage County: An Equal Opportunity Epidemic.”
7/16/2013 2:37:59 PM
Changes to Parking Program for People with Disabilities
Changes to the parking program for people with disabilities require the Illinois Secretary of State to recertify all current holders of disability license plates and parking placards and re-issue new credentials to ensure that those who qualify for metered-exempt parking receive the appropriate placard. Recertification will take place throughout calendar year 2013, with enforcement commencing on Jan. 1, 2014.
6/14/2013 11:57:19 AM
Curbside Electronic Recycling Available
To give you an additional convenient and legal way to dispose of electronics (E-waste), Wheaton’s residential garbage hauler, Advanced Disposal Services, has begun collecting electronics as part of Wheaton’s curbside service.
10/10/2012 2:28:22 PM
Report Coyote Sightings Using City’s Website
The success of Wheaton's Coyote Policy depends upon receiving accurate information about coyote activities from residents. The City strongly encourages you to report coyote activity through this online report form to assist the City in identifying if action needs to be taken.
9/14/2012 9:47:30 AM
How Is This Website?
Please share your feedback to help this website better serve you. The City is continually looking to find ways to effectively communicate with residents.
1/3/2012 11:24:33 AM
Follow Wheaton on Twitter
The City has added Twitter to its list of communication tools it uses. You can follow @CityOfWheaton for timely updates related to City news, emergency information and other useful notifications.
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