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  • 7/31/2014 2:35:07 PM  Police Encourage Community to Participate in National Night Out Aug. 5
    The Wheaton Police Department encourages residents to leave a front porch lamp on and to join with neighbors outdoors to discuss neighborhood concerns related to crime prevention during National Night Out, Aug. 5.
  • 7/30/2014 8:25:22 AM  Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire 7-29-14
    At approximately 5 p.m. on July 29, 2014 the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 1202 E. Lowden.
  • 7/29/2014 2:12:13 PM  County Farm Road Resurfacing Scheduled to Begin Soon
    As part of a DuPage County project to resurface various County highways, crews will be working on County Farm Road from Roosevelt Road to Jewell Road.
  • 7/29/2014 8:58:47 AM  Library Accepting Book Donations for Upcoming Sale
    The Wheaton Public Library is accepting donations for its upcoming Friends Book Sale, which benefits library programs.
  • 7/28/2014 3:48:31 PM  Arrest for Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance - 7-28-14
    Jenny V. Nguyen, 19 years old, of Winfield was arrested on July 16, 2014 for two counts of felony delivery of a controlled substance following an extensive undercover investigation by the Wheaton Police Department.
  • 7/28/2014 8:40:24 AM  Road Closure: Brew Fest on Aug. 2
    Karlskoga Avenue will be completely closed between Wheaton Avenue and North Hale Street from midnight on Thursday, July 1, 2014 until 7 p.m. Saturday, August 2, 2014.
  • 7/18/2014 9:25:23 AM  Residents Invited to Attend County Event, Take Survey about Watershed
    Residents whose properties fall within Spring Brook #1 watershed can attend an upcoming educational event hosted by DuPage County and participate in a survey.
  • 7/15/2014 8:43:45 AM  Results of June 23-July 6 “Click It or Ticket” Mobilization
    The Wheaton Police Department participated in a statewide “Click It or Ticket campaign by conducting 37 “Occupant Protection Enforcement Zones” from June 23, 2014 through July 6, 2014.
  • 7/11/2014 2:55:58 PM  City to Begin Replacing Water Meters
    The City’s Water Division soon will begin replacing the majority of the 16,500 water meters within the City as part of its multi-year Water Meter Replacement Program.
  • 6/24/2014 5:02:17 PM  Community Survey Results Reflect Residents are Satisfied with City Services
    Thanks to hundreds of residents who participated in a citizen satisfaction survey earlier this year, the City of Wheaton has received valuable feedback gauging public sentiment and identifying areas where the City can make improvements.
  • 6/16/2014 3:31:23 PM  Stonebridge Trail Bridge Closed During Reconstruction
    Surface reconstruction of the bridge on Stonebridge Trail over Spring Brook Creek will necessitate closing Stonebridge Trail for approximately eight weeks beginning the week of July 7, 2014.
  • 6/16/2014 10:36:07 AM  “Text to 9-1-1” Not Yet Available in Our Area
    Currently, residents need to know that a text to 9-1-1 will receive a “bounce back message,” which advises them to call 9-1-1 because text to 9-1-1 is not yet available in our area.
  • 6/13/2014 4:43:43 PM  Wheaton’s 2013 Water Quality Report Available Online
    The City of Wheaton 2013 Water Quality Report is now available online. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water.
  • 6/12/2014 12:46:08 PM  Wheaton Police Department Honors Employees
    The Wheaton Police Department has promoted Sergeant William Murphy to Lieutenant and Officer Karl Dillenkoffer to Sergeant.
  • 6/11/2014 11:55:24 AM  Wheaton Municipal Band Presents 2014 Summer Concert Season
    Visitors to Wheaton’s Memorial Park can enjoy a different concert each week when the Wheaton Municipal Band kicks off its season Thursday, June 12, 2014.
  • 6/11/2014 10:25:14 AM  School is Out: Safe Driving is a Necessity
    Schools in our community are now closed for summer break. This annual event brings numerous children out into the community to enjoy their well-earned summer vacations. Please heed these safety reminders from the Wheaton Police Department.
  • 5/27/2014 3:27:27 PM  West Nile Virus Update
    Since 1999, West Nile virus has rapidly spread across the United States, causing over 39,462 human cases, including 1,663 fatalities, during the past 15 years.
  • 5/27/2014 11:09:54 AM  Road Closure: Vintage Rides Car Show
    Each Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. from May 30, 2014 through September 5, 2014, Front Street will be closed from the alley leading to the parking garage (between Wheaton Avenue and Hale Street) to North Cross Street for the Vintage Rides special event.
  • 5/27/2014 10:24:27 AM  Friday Nights Feature Classic Cars in Downtown Wheaton
    Rev up your summer with Vintage Rides, a weekly car show featuring classic cars, custom vehicles, muscle cars and more each Friday night in downtown Wheaton.
  • 5/23/2014 4:23:07 PM  Police Provide Summer Crime Prevention Tips
    The Wheaton Police Department recommends the following crime prevention tips for summer.
  • 5/19/2014 2:19:26 PM  Sidewalk Replacement Program Begins
    Contracted crews will begin replacing sidewalk squares included in the 2014 Sidewalk Replacement Program starting the week of May 19.
  • 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.
  • 4/17/2014 4:14:20 PM  ComEd Official Discusses Smart Meters in New Video
    ComEd soon will begin replacing analog electric meters in Wheaton with digital electric meters. Before your new meter arrives, watch this new City of Wheaton video, “Making the Switch to Smart Meters,” to hear from ComEd Vice President Mike McMahan.
  • 4/4/2014 8:44:21 AM  ComEd Installing Smart Meters in Wheaton
    ComEd officials have notified the City of Wheaton that contracted crews for ComEd will begin installing digital electric meters, called smart meters, at Wheaton residences beginning in May.
  • 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.
  • 3/25/2014 9:05:49 AM  Are You Ready for Severe Weather?
    A new video, “Be Ready for Severe Weather,” answers many common weather questions, debunks myths about severe weather, and provides concrete tips you can act on today to keep yourself and your family safe this spring.
  • 3/18/2014 11:33:02 AM  French Market Open Saturdays in Downtown Wheaton
    Downtown Wheaton takes on a bit of a French flavor each Saturday when a popular outdoor marketplace attracts many residents and visitors.
  • 2/12/2014 11:07:33 AM  Reminder: Illinois Law Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving
    The Wheaton Police Department reminds residents that using cell phones or other electronic communication devices while driving is now illegal.
  • 5/15/2013 9:39:58 AM  Lawn Watering Restrictions in Effect
    Lawn watering restrictions are in effect May 15 to Sept. 15. These restrictions are used to minimize evaporation during the hottest time of the day to aid in conserving water.
  • 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.