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Posted on: April 26, 2018

City of Wheaton Police Chief Takes New Position with College of DuPage

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City of Wheaton City Manager Mike Dzugan announced today that Police Chief James Volpe will be leaving the city on June 24, 2018, to pursue an opportunity with the College of DuPage.City Manager Dzugan stated, “I have had the honor of working wi...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Groundbreaking for Downtown Streetscape Project

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WHEATON, Ill. – Wheaton Mayor Michael Gresk helped kick off a celebration of an exciting time in downtown Wheaton, as the City begins construction on Front Street. Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony today on Front Street’s Martin Memorial Plaza to m...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Annual Arbor Day Celebration Planned for April 27

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The City of Wheaton's Forestry Division and Environmental Improvement Commission will join students from Franklin Middle School in planting a new tree in honor of Arbor Day. The celebration will take place at 2:15 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018. 

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Wheaton's Annual Native Plant Sale is April 28

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Wheaton's annual Native Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, April 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the City’s Public Works building, 821 W Liberty Drive. You will find flowers, grasses, trees and other plants native to Illinois available for...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Join Annual Prairie Path Cleanup

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Once a year, volunteers of all ages join together to clean up a local gem that runs through our area: the Illinois Prairie Path. Wheaton’s Environmental Commission encourages individuals, families, scout groups, community groups, churches, busin...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Road Closures: Lowell School 5K Run/Walk on April 28

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WHEATON, Ill. – The 2018 Lowell School SK Run/ Walk will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

The following streets will be temporarily closed:

  • Willow Avenue between President Street & Chase Street;
  • Chase Street between Evergreen S...
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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Hydrant Flushing Taking Place throughout Community

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The City’s Water Division will begin its 2018 Hydrant Flushing Program on April 29, 2018, and will continue for approximately two weeks. To minimize inconvenience to residents, hydrant flushing will be done between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday thro...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

French Market Returns to Downtown Wheaton April 14

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A popular Wheaton event that draws a crowd each Saturday will return to downtown Wheaton starting Saturday, April 14, 2018. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each week, check out the Wheaton French Market at the parking lot just south of the railroad tracks near Main...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Wheaton Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The City of Wheaton recently learned that it received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for Wheaton's 2017 fiscal year Comprehensive Annual...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Community Art Project Celebrates Summer of Golf

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Wheaton's Fine & Cultural Arts Commission invites businesses and organizations to be a part of a unique community art project that will celebrate Wheaton's golf history and the first-ever U.S. Senior Women's Open Championship, which is coming to Wheat...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Possession of Stolen Vehicle & Attempted Residential Burglary

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On April 8, 2018, at approximately 6:55 p.m., Wheaton Police Officers responded to the area of 1600 E. Pershing for a residential burglary. A witness observed 3 suspects attempting to break into a house. 

The suspects fled to an awaiting Dodge van...

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