News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2022

Fire Department Responds to Residential Structure Fire

Fire Department Notice

At approximately 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the 200 block of South Morgan Avenue. 

The occupants were not home at the time of the fire. Firefighters b...

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Community Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Gary Avenue Temporary Lane Closure Dec. 7-9

Traffic Notice

The Wheaton Sanitary District has notified the City of Wheaton that its contractor will be closing one lane of Gary Avenue between Harrison Avenue and Prairie Avenue on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022 through Friday, Dec. 9, to perform work associated with the No...

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Community Updates
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Results of Simultaneous Filing Lottery – 2023 Municipal Election

Newsflash_City Council

A lottery was held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Office of the Wheaton City Clerk located at City Hall, 303 W. Wesley St., Second Floor, Wheaton, Illinois. The purpose of the lottery was to determine the first and second position placement ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Enter Light Up Wheaton Holiday Decorating Contest

Light Up Wheaton

Are you ready to show off your holiday spirit and make Wheaton shine? The City of Wheaton and the Wheaton Park District are once again teaming up for the Light Up Wheaton holiday decorating contest for residents, businesses, churches and organizations. Pa...

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Additional Info... Community Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2022

Wheaton Fire Department Extinguishes Structure Fire

Fire Department Notice

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, the Wheaton Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1800 block of Schillerstrom Court. Upon arrival, crews identified a fire in the back wall and kitchen of the home. 

The fire wa...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Scam Involving Impersonation of Police Officer

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The Wheaton Police Department has received numerous reports from area residents and businesses that were called by an individual claiming to be associated with the Wheaton Police Department. In this scam, the suspect, who is using the name of a retired po...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Holiday Light Recycling Now Available

Tangled Lights

Wheaton’s holiday light recycling program is available now through Friday, Jan. 20. Bring strands of incandescent or LED lights in any condition to the Public Works Storage Facility at 820 W. Liberty Drive between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays (exc...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 29, 2022

City of Wheaton Municipal Election Notice of Simultaneous Filing Lottery

City Hall

A lottery to determine the ballot positions for the At-Large City Council seat will be conducted on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022 at 9 a.m. in the office of the City Clerk, Second Floor of Wheaton City Hall, 303 W. Wesley St., Wheaton, Illinois, for the following...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2022

2023 Municipal Election Nomination Objections and Candidate Withdrawals

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Notice is hereby given that the Office of the City Clerk, local election official in and for the City of Wheaton, at 303 W. Wesley St., Wheaton, Illinois, will accept objections to nomination petitions and candidate’s withdrawing his or her name...

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Community Updates
Posted on: August 26, 2022

City Accepting Applications for New Program to Reduce Yard Flooding

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The City of Wheaton is starting a new program to help residents reduce flooding or standing water in their yards that occurs after significant rainfall, making part of their yards unusable. This shared-cost program will reimburse up to 50% of the cost, up...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Fire Department Responds to Multi-Family Unit Structure Fire on Timber Trail

Fire Department Notice

At approximately 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, the Wheaton Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 1600 block of Timber Trail. Upon arrival, crews identified a fire at a multi-family townhome that affected multiple units.&a...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2022

New Location for Daily Fee Parking in Lot 9

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Due to a decreased demand for parking in the City's Commuter Parking Lot 9 (located at Carlton & Liberty), daily fee parking spaces are moving from the west side of the lot to the north side, near Liberty Drive. This will allow the City to more cost-e...

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Community Updates
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Kick Off the Holiday Season with Nights of Lights, Parade and Tree Lighting

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Whether you’re looking to continue annual traditions or try something new, there’s something for everyone to kick off the holiday season starting on Friday, Nov. 25 in downtown Wheaton, brought to you by the Downtown Wheaton Associatio...

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Additional Info... Community Updates
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Changes to Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste Rates Effective Oct. 1

garbage truck

In 2021, the City approved a 3-year contract extension with LRS (formerly Lakeshore Recycling Services) to provide garbage, recycling and yard waste removal services for Wheaton residents. The contract included price adjustments for the second and third y...

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Community Updates