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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Adams Park Closed for Improvements

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Crews have begun work on Adams Park improvements to make paths accessible to all. While crews create wider, ADA-accessible pathways, the park will be closed for approximately 8-10 weeks. Temporary fencing is in place around the entire park to ensure the s...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Wheaton Fire Department Rating Could Lower Insurance Rates

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The Wheaton Fire Department recently learned that the Insurance Services Office raised its grading level for the City of Wheaton’s fire protection capabilities, rating Wheaton among the top 3% of fire departments across the nation.

The ISO’s Public Protect...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Wheaton Welcomes Group from Sister City

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The City of Wheaton was pleased to host a group of more than 70 baseball players with the Karlskoga BATS. The visitors are from Wheaton's sister city of Karlskoga, Sweden, and they are visiting the Chicago area to play in a tournament. 

Among thei...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Wheaton North District Appointment at July 1 Council Meeting

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The Wheaton Mayor and City Council will be considering Christopher J. Zaruba to fill the North District Wheaton City Council seat at the City Council's July 1, 2019 meeting. If approved by the Mayor and City Council, Mr. Zaruba will be filling the North D...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Police Respond to Reported Attempted Child Abduction

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On June 7, 2019, at approximately 9:46 p.m., officers from the Wheaton Police Department responded to the 300 block of S. Pierce for a reported attempted child abduction. 

It was reported that a female child was playing in the driveway of the resi...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Wheaton Police Respond to Residential Burglary

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The Wheaton Police Department is investigating a residential burglary that occurred at approximately 11:45 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019 in the 400 block of W. Front Street. 

A white male and a white female wearing ski masks forced entry to the resid...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Update: Four Charged with Impersonating a Police Officer

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UPDATE 6/7/19 4:52 P.M.

Wheaton Police announced today that a fourth individual has been arrested in connection with this investigation. Khoung D Dam (d.o.b. 11/21/96) of Carol Stream was arrested and charged with five counts False Personation of a Police ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Commission Names Good Citizens Award Winners

Good Citizen Awards 2019

The Wheaton City Council honored this year’s recipients of the Good Citizens Award at the May 20, 2019 Council meeting, highlighting some outstanding individuals and groups who have made a difference in the community. The Wheaton Community Relat...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Temporary Location Change for Electronic Recycling

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Due to work at the City’s Public Works Storage Yard, the monthly electronic recycling events for May, June and July are scheduled to take place at Commuter Lot 9, located near the intersection of Carlton and Liberty Drive. Please note that due t...

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