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  • 3/24/2017 9:17:59 AM  Union Pacific to Perform Railroad Crossing Work in Wheaton
    Union Pacific is preparing to perform a scheduled temporary road closure to reconstruct the railroad crossing on Main Street in downtown Wheaton, beginning Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • 3/23/2017 4:24:02 PM  Downtown Wheaton Parking Information
    To increase available parking for customers, employers and employees, the City recently made several changes to public parking in Downtown Wheaton. Check out the first edition of a new video series, “Wheaton Insider,” to find out how these updates are helping maximize downtown parking.
  • 3/9/2017 4:14:36 PM  City of Wheaton to Host Informational Streetscape Meeting
    The City of Wheaton will host an informational meeting to discuss the schematic design drawings for Phase 1 of the downtown streetscape project on Monday, April 3 at 3 p.m. at Wheaton City Hall.
  • 3/8/2017 8:29:38 AM  Annual Prairie Path Cleanup Planned for April 29
    The 22nd annual Prairie Path Cleanup will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 29, 2017, rain or shine.
  • 3/1/2017 12:30:16 PM  Early Voting for City Council Election March 10-April 3
    Registered voters can cast their ballots for Wheaton City Council in the upcoming Consolidated General Election. Early voting is available March 10 through April 3 at the DuPage County Election Commission Office in Wheaton.
  • 3/1/2017 12:25:27 PM  Tips to Keep Skunks & Other Pests Away
    As temperatures warm up, you may find yourself with unwelcome wildlife in your yard. Here are some tips to keep them away.
  • 3/1/2017 12:19:02 PM  Save the Date for Paper Shredding
    The City’s Environmental Improvement Commission will host a paper shredding event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, in the commuter parking lot at Carlton Avenue and Liberty Drive.
  • 2/22/2017 12:13:29 PM  Beware of IRS Tax Scams
    As Tax Day for 2017 approaches, criminals will be trying to take advantage of taxpayers by impersonating Internal Revenue Service and Treasury employees. Read these tips from the Wheaton Police Department.
  • 2/22/2017 10:15:46 AM  Nominate Someone for 2017 Good Citizens Award
    It's time again to focus a spotlight on the community members who make Wheaton a better place to live. The Community Relations Commission encourages you to nominate a person or group for Wheaton’s 2017 Good Citizens Awards.
  • 2/15/2017 11:29:37 AM  Nicor Infrastructure Work Will Affect Some Areas
    Some areas in Wheaton will be affected by Nicor Gas’s multi-year project to modernize aging natural gas infrastructure. This could include sewer line inspections, marking existing utilities, and installing new gas line infrastructure in some Wheaton neighborhoods.
  • 2/14/2017 4:23:02 PM  Submit Photos for Native Plant Sale Photo Contest
    Wheaton’s popular annual Native Illinois Plant Sale returns Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the City’s Public Works building. Sale organizers are seeking photos of native plants growing in your yard that were purchased at a past Wheaton Native Plant Sale.
  • 2/7/2017 11:21:52 AM  $2 Million Bond for Man Accused of Murdering Ex-Wife
    The Wheaton Police Department announces a charge of First Degree Murder has been filed in connection to the death of Erin C. Leinweber.
  • 2/7/2017 8:54:26 AM  Wheaton Pedestrian Tunnel Closed
    The City of Wheaton Public Works Department announced the temporary closure of the Wheaton Avenue pedestrian tunnel that runs underneath Roosevelt Road beginning today.
  • 2/6/2017 11:26:18 AM  Homicide Investigation
    On February 4, 2017, at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers from the Wheaton Police Department were dispatched to the 1300 block of Woodcutter Lane for a death investigation.
  • 2/1/2017 2:48:31 PM  Downtown Wheaton Parking Updates
    In an ongoing effort to increase available parking for customers, employers and employees, the City made the following changes to public parking areas in Downtown Wheaton.
  • 1/17/2017 12:53:33 PM  Surveying Work Begins for Downtown Wheaton Streetscape Project
    The Wheaton City Council is moving forward with work on their downtown streetscape project after voting to authorize an agreement with Primera Engineering, Ltd. during the December 19 Council meeting. The engineering company will assist the City with the design and construction management of public improvements on Front Street between West Street and Cross Street.
  • 12/23/2016 8:54:36 AM  Senior Housing Assistance Program Application Available
    Since 1972, the City of Wheaton has administered a Housing Assistance Program to assist its senior citizens with their housing costs. Applications for this program are now available.
  • 12/2/2016 4:01:18 PM  Results of Simultaneous Election Petition Filing Lottery
    The Wheaton City Clerk held a lottery at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, to determine the first and second position placement of candidates who filed petitions for the West District simultaneously in the City Clerk's office for the official ballot for the April 4, 2017 municipal election.
  • 12/1/2016 11:00:27 AM  Three City Commissions Seek Members
    More than 100 Wheaton residents volunteer their time to serve on City boards and commissions, which help improve communication between the City and residents. Three commissions are currently seeking new members.
  • 11/8/2016 3:16:34 PM  Find Us on Facebook!
    The City of Wheaton is now on Facebook! You can like our page at www.facebook.com/ CityOfWheaton to stay up-to-date with City news, events, reminders, job postings and more.
  • 9/30/2016 5:30:57 PM  Ready for Wheaton’s New Garbage Program, Starting Monday? Watch This Video
    Are you ready for Wheaton’s new garbage, recycling and yard waste program, which starts on Monday? Find out the basics about the new program by watching this video, “Sorting it Out: Wheaton’s New Garbage & Recycling Program.”
  • 9/7/2016 2:38:22 PM  Don’t Get Scammed: Beware of Utility Impersonators
    ComEd has seen an increase in reports of individuals calling ComEd customers and falsely claiming their electric service will be disconnected unless payment is made.
  • 8/24/2016 8:55:13 AM  Help Available through Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
    Eligible residents can receive help to pay heating bills through DuPage County’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program this winter.
  • 7/7/2016 3:09:24 PM  Monthly Electronic Recycling Collections to Charge for TVs, Monitors
    Starting with the electronic recycling drop-off on Saturday, July 9, 2016, there will be changes to the City’s monthly electronic recycling collection events, as a new vendor, eWorks Electronic Services Inc., will be providing this service.
  • 6/14/2016 3:21:40 PM  Fats, Oil and Grease Don’t Belong Down the Drain
    Warm fats, oils and grease washed down the drain will cool, harden and stick to the inside of sewer pipes. Over time, this can cause blockages and even sewer backups – which are unpleasant, messy and costly for property owners.