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  • 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.
  • 4/17/2014 1:04:53 PM  Hydrant Flushing Begins April 27
    The City’s Water Division will begin its 2014 Hydrant Flushing Program on April 27 and will continue for approximately three weeks.
  • 4/17/2014 12:45:56 PM  Celebrate Arbor Day April 25
    Emerson Elementary School will host Wheaton’s annual Arbor Day Celebration at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014.
  • 4/16/2014 10:29:49 AM  Union Pacific Construction Planned April 25-27
    Union Pacific Railroad has notified the City of upcoming construction scheduled to begin after the Metra evening rush on Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27.
  • 4/15/2014 10:21:34 AM  Traffic Signal Main and Seminary
    Beginning today, the traffic signals at the intersection of Main St. and Seminary Av. (northwest corner of Adams Park) will be set to flashing red while the public works crews perform maintenance.   
  • 4/9/2014 11:46:08 AM  Learn Bike Safety at Free Class May 10
    The Wheaton Bike Committee and the Wheaton Park District are teaming up to provide a free bike safety class to encourage biking for both transportation and fun.
  • 4/8/2014 2:42:17 PM  Pitch in to Help with Prairie Path Cleanup
    Rain or shine, Wheaton’s Environmental Improvement Commission hopes to see you with some work gloves at W.W. Stevens Park on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
  • 4/4/2014 8:44:21 AM  ComEd to Begin Installing Smart Meters in Wheaton Next Month
    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.
  • 4/3/2014 11:57:59 AM  Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts
    The Wheaton Police Department has been alerted by a number of residents about a new telephone and email phishing fraud.
  • 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.
  • 3/31/2014 9:18:38 AM  Yard Waste Pickup Resumes
    Yard waste pickup in Wheaton resumes April 1, 2014.
  • 3/26/2014 10:44:35 AM  Go Fly a Kite Event Back for 2014
    Join the Wheaton Park District for an annual Wheaton tradition: Go Fly a Kite. This event will return to Graf Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014.
  • 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.
  • 3/24/2014 11:14:37 AM  Get Ready for April 26 Native Plant Sale
    From 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26, you can find native northern Illinois trees, shrubs, grasses and flowers for sale at the Wheaton Public Works Building, 821 W. Liberty Drive (across from the Wheaton Police Station). 
  • 3/18/2014 11:33:02 AM  French Market Opens its Season April 19
    April 19, 2014 marks this year’s first French Market, which is a popular outdoor marketplace modeled after the markets in France. 
  • 3/10/2014 4:27:05 PM  Get a Glimpse of Wheaton Community High School in the 1960s
    In a new edition of the “Wheaton Remembers” video series, Wheaton Community High School alumni recall what it was like to be a high school student in 1960s Wheaton. Hear how the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, the space race and other significant issues shaped their high school years.
  • 2/21/2014 1:48:25 PM  Crews Taking on Potholes Citywide
    With 22 days of below-zero temperatures and more than 67 inches of snow so far, this winter has been tough on roads. Two Wheaton Public Works Department crews will begin patching potholes from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. and 10 p.m.-5 a.m. each day until potholes throughout the entire city have been filled.
  • 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.
  • 12/31/2013 12:45:37 PM  Cooking Oil Collection Added to Monthly Electronic Recycling Events
    Following a trial run Nov. 30 collecting cooking oil to turn into bio-fuel, the City of Wheaton is making cooking oil recycling a monthly opportunity.
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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.