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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Police Respond to Armed Robbery

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At approximately 7:37 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, the Wheaton Police Department responded to CVS, located at 1400 E. Roosevelt Road, for the report of an armed robbery. 

During the incident, one person entered the store and held one store emplo...

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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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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire

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At approximately 9:20 p.m. on January 12, 2021, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 500 block of West Childs Street.  Upon arrival, fire crews identified a detached garage with extensive fire in the rear...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Wheaton Place Garage Elevator Replacement Begins Jan. 18

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The City will be replacing the elevator at the Wheaton Place Parking Garage (232 W. Wesley St.) beginning Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, with construction running approximately eight weeks. During this time, the elevator will be out of service.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Apply for Shared Cost Parkway Tree Planting Program

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Start the new year off by reserving a new tree in your parkway! It may be a few months away from spring, but now is the time to begin planning for new growth in 2021. Applications are being accepted now through Monday, Mar. 15, 2021 for the City&rsquo...

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

Police Department Responds to Vehicle Burglaries

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The Wheaton Police Department has responded to several reports in the last 24 hours of burglaries to vehicles in the area of Naperville Road and Danada Drive. In these instances, residents’ unlocked vehicles were entered, and in one instance, su...

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Posted on: December 19, 2020

Fire Department Responds to Commercial Building Fire

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At approximately 8:15 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2020, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in a building located in the 800 block of East Roosevelt Road. Upon arrival, fire crews identified heavy fire showing inside the business ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Additional Restrictions for DuPage County Begin Wednesday

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Due to a continued increase in COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations in our area, the Governor’s Office announced that Tier 2 level restrictions will begin at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 for DuPage, Kane, Will and Kankakee counties. T...

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