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  • 6/24/2016 4:03:04 PM  City to Discuss Garbage Vendor Options
    The City received bids from five waste hauling companies with proposals for several types of programs, such as sticker-based programs and flat monthly fee programs. City staff reviewed the proposals and will be presenting recommendations for the City Council’s consideration on July 5.
  • 6/22/2016 1:00:03 PM  Road Closures Associated with 2016 Independence Day Events
    The Wheaton Park District will be hosting the Independence Day Fireworks and Parade on July 3 and July 4, respectively. Please note the following traffic delays and road closures associated with these events.
  • 6/20/2016 4:53:01 PM  Parking Lot 10 Closed during Construction
    Starting July 5, 2016, Parking Lot 10, which is the City’s daily fee parking lot near the College Avenue train station, will be closed to all traffic for approximately three weeks while crews replace sidewalks and curbs and resurface the parking lot.
  • 6/15/2016 1:24:36 PM  Armed Robbery Arrests
    On June 13, 2016, at approximately 1:10 p.m., officers from the Wheaton Police Department were dispatched to an armed robbery in the 1300 block of East Roosevelt Road. The officers located a 60-year-old victim bleeding from his upper chest area from an apparent stab wound.
  • 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.
  • 6/8/2016 3:44:16 PM  Note Changes to Pace Bus Boarding Procedures
    To improve safety and on-time performance, Pace will begin a new policy for picking up Pace bus customers.
  • 6/7/2016 11:39:22 AM  Summer Safety Tips from the Wheaton Police Department
    The Wheaton Police Department recommends the following crime prevention and personal safety tips to help you have a safe summer.
  • 6/6/2016 4:45:20 PM  Municipal Band Returns with New Concert Time
    Join the Wheaton Municipal Band for its long-standing tradition of Thursday-night concerts in Memorial Park starting Thursday, June 9. This year’s outdoor concerts will begin at a new, earlier time of 7:30 p.m. each Thursday night.
  • 6/2/2016 3:59:49 PM  See the Annual Water Quality Report
    The City of Wheaton 2015 Water Quality Report is now available online. Please go to www.wheaton.il.us/2015WaterReport to view your 2015 annual water quality report and learn more about your drinking water.
  • 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.
  • 5/20/2016 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.
  • 5/10/2016 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.