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Posted on: October 27, 2021

City to Begin Flood Improvement Work Near Dorset Park

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Following extensive work by the City’s Engineering Department and consulting engineers to identify flood-prone areas citywide and determine effective solutions using a comprehensive approach, the City of Wheaton will soon kick off the first of m...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Halloween Trick-or-Treating: Safety Tips & Public Health Guidelines

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The official trick-or treating hours in Wheaton are 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31. See this safety video from the Wheaton Police Department with tips for trick-or-treaters.

The City asks that drivers use extra caution on Halloween to ensure the safet...

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Community Updates
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Stonebridge Trail Detour begins Oct. 20 for Wheaton Sanitary District Project

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Stonebridge Trail will be closed to through traffic starting Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 as crews with the Wheaton Sanitary District’s Northside Interceptor Project work in this area. This closure is expected to last approximately 2-3 weeks. 

Detour ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: October 16, 2021

UPDATE: Area Cleared, Police Investigating Attempted Bank Robbery

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UPDATE: Wheaton Police have cleared the area of Blanchard Circle and Naperville Road. The large police presence was investigating an incident that began at approximately 9:08 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in which Wheaton Police Officers responded to the BMO Ha...

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Community Updates
Posted on: October 14, 2021

West Street Traffic Signals on Liberty Drive Set to be Temporarily Shut Off

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The traffic signals at the intersection of West Street and Liberty Drive will be shut off beginning Friday, Oct. 15 and temporarily replaced with stop signs.

Construction crews with the City’s contractor, A Lamp, will be temporarily shutting off and replac...

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Community Updates
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Veterans Day Events Throughout Wheaton

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The following events will be held in honor of Veterans Day throughout the City beginning Monday, Nov. 1. The City encourages all residents to please remember to take time to honor those who served in the armed services this Veterans Day on Thursday, Nov. ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Wheaton Police Investigating Mitchell Circle Ruse Burglary

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At 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 Wheaton Police Officers responded to a report of a ruse burglary in the 100 block of Mitchell Circle in which four suspects stated they worked for the Water Department.

In this incident, a male suspect wearing a reflect...

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Community Updates
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Wheaton Police Respond to Ruse Burglary on Union Avenue

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At 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, Wheaton Police officers took a report of a ruse burglary that had occurred in the 300 block of West Union Avenue. 

A resident reported that a man driving a dark pickup truck approached the resident in their dri...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Garbage and Recycling Rate Changes Begin October 1

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The City’s garbage and recycling pickup service provider, LRS (formerly referred to as Lakeshore Recycling Systems), will update their service charges as part of a 3-year contract extension with the waste hauler. The new service rates will go in...

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Community Updates
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Applications Being Accepted for Senior Housing Assistance Program

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The City of Wheaton and the Housing Commission sponsor a program to give monthly financial assistance to senior residents who qualify. Seniors who meet the three following requirements may apply for Wheaton Housing Assistance:

  • Age: Must be at least 65 year...
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Community Updates
Posted on: August 27, 2021

COVID-19 Update for the Community

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On Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, Governor Pritzker announced that all people over the age of 2 will be required to wear masks in public indoor settings – regardless of vaccination status – effective Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, due to increased C...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Detour Begins Aug. 9 for Part of Prairie Path in Downtown

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Starting Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, a portion of the Illinois Prairie Path in downtown Wheaton will be closed while crews complete work associated with the Downtown Streetscape Project. The path will be closed between West Street and Reber Street, and the deto...

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Community Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Wheaton Police Warn of Driver’s License Renewal Scam

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The Wheaton Police Department has received multiple reports from residents of a new phishing scam. The residents received email or text links to renew their driver’s license or license plates directing them to a fraudulent Illinois Secretary of ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Wheaton French Market Open at New Location with Covid-19 Guidelines

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Bensidoun USA will be opened the Wheaton French Market season on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at a new temporary location of Reber Street and Liberty Drive near Courthouse Square and the City’s Water Department facility. The market will be open from...

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Community Updates
Posted on: December 21, 2020

How to Report Fraudulent Unemployment Scams

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The City of Wheaton has unfortunately joined the list of areas seeing significant instances of fraud related to unemployment benefits. Victims are receiving official notice from the State of Illinois that someone had filed for unemployment benefits using ...

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