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Posted on: September 23, 2020

City Prohibits General Burning of Yard Waste, Garbage, or Other Materials

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The City of Wheaton prohibits residents from general open burning of yard waste, garbage, or other materials including leaves.

Recreational and food-related fires conducted within commercial and approved containers such as grills and manufactured portable ...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Crews Placing New Pavement on Main Street and Karlskoga Today

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Starting Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, crews contracted by the City for the Downtown Streetscape Project will begin putting down a layer of new asphalt on Main Street from Seminary Avenue to Willow Avenue, and on Karlskoga between Wheaton Avenue and Hale Street...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Walk Your Wheels in Downtown Wheaton

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With current activities limited by COVID-19, many people have taken up riding bikes, scooters, skateboards and in-line skates for recreation or transportation. In response, new signs are going up around the downtown to remind residents and visitors where ...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Police Investigating Possible Human Remains

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Shortly before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, the Wheaton Police Department responded to the Wheaton Cemetery, 1209 Warrenville Road, for the report of possible human remains being located outside of the burial plot area. Employees of the cemetery al...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

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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News & Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Wheaton Police Investigating Damage to Church Signs

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At approximately 6:00 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, a dog walker observed several damaged signs on the property of the Hope Presbyterian Church, located at 1771 S. Wiesbrook Road. One of the signs was burned and was still smoldering when the dog walker c...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2020

Bond Denied for Two Men Accused of Breaking into Homes in Wheaton and Lombard

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DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin, DuPage County Sheriff James Mendrick, Chief of the Wheaton Police Department William Murphy and Chief of the Lombard Police Department Roy Newton announced today that charges have been filed again...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2020

New Schedule Starts Aug. 31 for COVID-19 Testing Site in Wheaton

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Beginning Aug. 31, DuPage County’s COVID-19 drive-through testing site in Wheaton will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to noon, or until 600 tests are completed each day. Previously, the test site was open Tuesday through Saturday.&...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2020

State Updates Mask Requirements for Indoor & Outdoor Dining

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Starting Wednesday, Aug. 26, new state requirements for wearing a mask/face covering in restaurants and bars will change to increase safety for restaurant workers and patrons. 

Currently, you are required to wear a mask on the premises of a restau...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Petitions for Candidacy: 2021 Municipal Election

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Beginning Tuesday, August 25, 2020, Petitions for candidacy for the 2021 Wheaton municipal election will be available in the Office of the City Clerk at Wheaton City Hall, 303 West Wesley Street, Wheaton, IL for one (1) four-year position for each&nbs...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

An Open Letter to the Community from Police Chief Murphy

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Recent events throughout the country and in this area have generated many questions and sparked a national debate about policing and racism. 

To address inquiries the City has received, to help inform the community of the Wheaton Police Department...

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News & Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Electronic Recycling Drop-offs Resume with New Safety Protocols

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The City of Wheaton in association with e-Works will restart monthly electronic recycling drop-off events on Saturday, June 13 with new safeguards in place to protect volunteers, staff and residents dropping off items. The monthly events take place from 9...

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