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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Crews to Begin Filling Pavement Cracks July 6

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Weather permitting, crews contracted by the City of Wheaton will begin work on Wednesday, July 6 to fill cracks on portions of Main Street, President Street, Harrison Avenue and Blanchard Street. Work will take place between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday throu...

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Community Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2022

City of Wheaton Honors the Life of Former Fire Chief Gregory Berk

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The City of Wheaton is honoring the life of former Wheaton Fire Chief Gregory Berk, who passed away on June 18, 2022. Beginning in 2003, he served the Wheaton community as Fire Chief and led our city’s fire and emergency medical services before ...

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Community Updates
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available

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The City of Wheaton is proud of the fine drinking water we provide every day. Each year, the Water Division prepares an annual report to provide valuable information for the community on your drinking water. We are pleased to report that our drinking wate...

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Community Updates
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Update on Request to Identify Individuals Involved in Burglary

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UPDATE 6/14/22 4:30 P.M.: The Wheaton Police Department appreciates the overwhelming number of responses in reference to the incident below. All individuals have been identified, and further information will be released at the conclusion of our i...

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Community Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2022

Bond Set at $500,000 for Wheaton Man Charged with Armed Robbery

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DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Wheaton Chief of Police William Murphy announced today that bond has been set for a Wheaton man accused of forcing a man at gunpoint to drive to an ATM and withdraw money. Levern Danley, 19 (d.o.b...

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Community Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Union Pacific Train Line Starting Track Work June 8

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Union Pacific Railroad has announced that it will embark on a major tie project on the UP-West Line beginning Wednesday, June 8. Metra riders may experience minor delays during the work, which is expected to last through the end of September.

The project w...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Wheaton Municipal Band Announces 2022 Concert Schedule

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The Wheaton Municipal Band announces its 2022 summer season. 2022 marks the first time since the pandemic that the full-sized band will appear on the new Memorial Park Bandshell stage. All 88 musicians plan to wow the audience with their full concert soun...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Wheaton Police Kick Off Neighborhood Roll Call Tonight at Wiesbrook School

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This a reminder that the Wheaton Police Department and District 200 will be at Wiesbrook School tonight, June 7, at 6:30 p.m. for the first Neighborhood Roll Call. This year, in addition to partnering with the Wheaton Park District to host these events at...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Crews Out Surveying Areas to Receive New Sidewalks

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As the City continues its multi-year program to add sidewalks where none currently exist on either side of the street, crews are starting to survey areas identified to receive sidewalks in the fall. 

The City Council’s goal with this pro...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Hale Street Closed for Outdoor Dining Tents

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The block of Hale Street between Front Street and Wesley Street in downtown Wheaton is now closed to vehicle traffic to allow for outdoor dining tents during the spring, summer and fall. 

The City and the Downtown Wheaton Association are pleased t...

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Community Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2022

City Starting New Way to Address Certain Types of Violations

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Later this month, the City will begin a new process to address some types of City Code violations that will create a more convenient process for citizens. Known as administrative adjudication, this is a process in which an impartial hearing officer overse...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Hydrant Flushing Starts Week of May 9

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The City’s Water Division will begin hydrant flushing the week of May 9. This project will continue for several weeks. Water discoloration may occur during or immediately after the flushing. It is best not to draw large amounts of water if water discolora...

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Community Updates
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Wheaton French Market to Begin April 9 in Temporary Location

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The Wheaton French Market will kick off its 2022 season on Saturday, April 9 in a temporary location while crews work to complete the new Downtown Streetscape pavilion on Liberty Drive. The temporary location will be on Liberty between Cross and Reber and...

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Community Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Wheaton Fire Chief Retiring July 1

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The City of Wheaton would like to express its appreciation for longtime Fire Chief William Schultz, who will be retiring from the City of Wheaton on July 1, 2022. 

Chief Schultz’s extensive career in serving the public began as a firefig...

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Community Updates
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Be Alert for New Variations of Internet and Phone Scams

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The Wheaton Police Department has seen a recent uptick in internet/phone scams and has become aware of a new variation of the "Grandchild in Distress" Scam. Traditionally, this scam is carried out only via phone and the victim is told to send th...

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Community Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Sidewalk Replacement Program Begins Week of April 11

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Crews contracted by the City of Wheaton plan to begin work to replace sidewalk squares in need of replacement starting the week of April 11, weather permitting. This year’s program will mainly focus on replacing squares between Roosevelt Road an...

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Community Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Updated Draft of Roosevelt Road Corridor Plan Now Available

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Using input from the community, City Council and City staff, an updated draft plan guiding future development of the Roosevelt Road Corridor is now ready for the community to review. 

Developing a framework for redevelopment on Roosevelt Road from...

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