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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Wheaton Takes Part in Illinois Rail Safety Week Sept. 23-29

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During the week of Sept. 23-29, the City of Wheaton will join communities across Illinois in promoting vehicle and pedestrian safety around railroad tracks and trains. During this 5th annual Illinois Rail Safety Week, the Wheaton Police Department will jo...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Parking Lot 8 Construction Notice

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A contractor hired by the City of Wheaton will begin improvements to City Parking Lot 8, located at the southwest corner of Blanchard Street and Crescent Street, beginning the week of Sept. 17. Crews will be grinding and resurfacing the asphalt pavement a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Main Street Resurfacing Update

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As crews continue with the North Main Street resurfacing project, they will begin placing asphalt on Friday, Sept. 14 on North Main Street between Cole and Seminary. Drivers should expect delays in this area during the work, which is expected to take one ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Road Closure: 2018 Light The Torch 5K Run

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The Wheaton Park District will host the FT Cares Foundation Light the Torch Run 5K on Friday, September 28, 2018 beginning at 7:00 p.m. and concluding at approximately 8:30 p.m.

During this event, the Wheaton Police Department will temporarily close:

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

New Garbage Day for Wednesday Pickups

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A new garbage/recycling/yard waste pickup day is in effect starting the week of Sept. 10, 2018, for Wheaton residents served by Lakeshore Recycling Systems who previously had a Wednesday pickup. 

Lakeshore Recycling Systems has been distributing n...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Car Burglaries Reported at Wheaton Parks

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The Wheaton Police Department has taken several reports of burglaries to motor vehicles in the past 2 weeks at Northside Park and Rathje Park. In these instances, the vehicles' windows were shattered and valuables removed from the unattended vehicles.

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Hale Street & Wesley Street Utility Work to Begin

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The City of Wheaton has awarded a contract to John Neri Construction for the Hale Street & Wesley Street Underground Utility Upgrades project.  This work includes replacement of aging underground utilities on Wesley Street between Wheaton Ave...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Candidate Petitions for Municipal Election Available Aug. 28

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Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, petitions for candidacy for the 2019 Wheaton municipal election will be available in the Office of the City Clerk at Wheaton City Hall, 303 W Wesley Street, Wheaton, IL. One 4-year position for Mayor and two 4-ye...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Speed Limit Lowered for Wheaton Neighborhoods

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On July 16, 2018, the Wheaton City Council voted to lower the speed limit for City of Wheaton residential neighborhoods from 30 mph to 25 mph. The City is making this speed limit change, combined with the program for new sidewalks, to improve safety for t...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Temporary Stop Signs on West Street

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On Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, Landmark Contractors will be turning off the traffic signals at the intersections of West Street & Front Street and West Street & Liberty Drive in order to replace the traffic signal system on Front Street. During this ti...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Take Part in Citizens Fire Academy

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Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a firefighter? Are you interested in learning how the Wheaton Fire Department operates? The Wheaton Fire Department invites you to participate in a hands-on learning experience that will have you gearing up i...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

North Main Street Resurfacing Project Begins Soon

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The North Main Street Resurfacing Project in Wheaton is scheduled to begin the week of July 22. Prior to resurfacing, crews will be replacing sidewalks at intersections on North Main Street between Seminary Avenue and Cole Avenue.  The entire pro...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Temporary Closures for Some Lot 9 Parking Spaces

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The City of Wheaton will be temporarily closing some of the leased parking spaces in Commuter Parking Lot 9 due to construction on the City’s adjacent Public Works Storage Yard. The spaces are needed to allow construction trucks and City trucks to access ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

French Market Returns to Downtown Wheaton

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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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